Other autochthonous animals

travel-slovenia-cika-cattle-viewCika cattle
Cika cattle is traditionally bred domestic cattle in Slovenia, which used to be very popular in Gorenjska and Tolmin area. Cika cattle was created with mating native Celtic cattle with breeds Pinzgauer and Bela bulls in second half of 19th century. Color of Cika cattle breed is red with typical white patches.  [_Read more_]

travel-slovenia-krsko-polish-pig2Krškopolje pig
Krškopolje pig is the only preserved Slovenian autochthonous breed of pig. It was created in the (wider) Dolenjska, especially in the valleys, perhaps also in the southern part of Štajerska. On wider area of Dolenjska, in year 1851, long, bulk and mostly black or ventricles pigs prevailed. [_Read more_]

travel-slovenia-stajerska-hen1Styrian hen
It is our only native autochthonous breed of hen in Slovenia and Austrian Styria. In the distant centuries it has been extended all over Alpine countries – from Danube to the Adriatic Sea and in Pannonian plains. In its history, it repeatedly found itself in a crisis, but there was always someone, who saved it. [_Read more_]

travel-slovenia-soca-trout1Soča trout
Soča trout is a freshwater fish that lives in the Soča river and its tributaries, that she got name from. It is widespread in the Adriatic basins. Minor of them are staying in medium deep water, bigger in deep pools. In the upper basin of the Soča runs a special program to protect Soča trout. [_Read more_]

travel-slovenia-kranj-bee2Carniola bee
Carniola bee (Carniolan honey bee or the Carniolan) is autochthonous breed of bee that has occured in the territory of Slovenia. It can be found also on wider area of Koroška and Štajerska. It is currently the second most widespread bee breed in the world, which is widely used in beekeeping. [_Read more_]