Dairy Cattle Breed

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enger91
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84956
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Dairy Cattle Breed
Updated:
2011-05-10 10:50:28
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dairy cattle breeds
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University of MN twin cities, AnSC 1101
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  1. Ayrshire
    • Origin: Scotland
    • known for vigor and health
    • average milk production
  2. Brown Swiss
    • Origin: Switzerland
    • 2nd best in milk production
    • 3rd most popuar in US
  3. Guernsey
    • Origin: Isle of Guernsey
    • low milk production
    • dissappearing
  4. Holstein
    • Origin: Holland
    • most popular breed
    • most milk per cow
    • many birthing problems
    • metabolic problems
  5. Jersey
    • Origin: Isle of Jersey
    • 2nd most popular breed in US
    • highest % fat and protein in milk
  6. Milking Shorthorn
    • Origin: England
    • low production
    • decreasing numbers
  7. Illawarra
    • Breeds: Ayrshire and Milking Shorthorn
    • popular in Australia and New Zealand
  8. Dutch Belted
    • Origin: Holland
    • little milking value
    • brought to America for the circus
  9. Norwegian Red
    • Origin: Norway
    • selection for health and fertility
  10. Swedish Red and White
    Origin: Sweden
  11. Montbeliarde
    • Origin: France
    • 2nd most popular in France
    • healthy and fertile
    • average milk production
  12. Normande
    • Origin: France
    • best for health, fertility, and longevity
    • lower in milk production
    • heavier muscled than most dairy breeds
  13. Jamaica Hope
    • Origin: Jamaica
    • developed 1910
    • 80% Jersey, 15% Zebu, Holstein 5%
  14. Gir
    Origin: India

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