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Dairy Cattle Breeds. FIVE MAJOR BREEDS. AYSHIRE. Scotland – U.S. 1822 Cherry red and white Up and out horns Vigrous – Excellent grazers 3 rd in milk production. BROWN SWISS. Switzerland – U.S. 1869 Light to dark brown Horns forward and up Docile – Good grazers

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Dairy cattle breeds

Dairy Cattle Breeds

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Five major breeds

FIVE MAJOR BREEDS

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Ayshire

AYSHIRE

  • Scotland – U.S. 1822

  • Cherry red and white

  • Up and out horns

  • Vigrous – Excellent grazers

  • 3rd in milk production

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Brown swiss

BROWN SWISS

  • Switzerland – U.S. 1869

  • Light to dark brown

  • Horns forward and up

  • Docile – Good grazers

  • 2nd in milk production

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Guernsey

France U.S. 1831

Fawn shades & white

Horns outwards to the front

Extremely gentle

4th in milk production

GUERNSEY

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Holstein

hOLSTEIN

  • Netherlands – U.S. 1621

  • Black & white

  • Red & white recessive

  • Horns forward and inwards

  • Large capacity

  • 1st in milk production

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Jersey

JERSEY

  • Isle of Jersey – U.S. 1875

  • Light fawn to nearly black

  • Horns forward and inwards

  • Smallest dairy breed

  • Efficient feed users

  • 5th in milk production

  • Cows nervous and the bulls have a bad tempered and can be dangerous

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Milking shorthorn

MILKING SHORTHORN

  • England – U.S. 1783

  • More angular & less fleshy than the Shorthorn breed.

  • Horned or polled

  • Maternal instinct – Gentle

THE 6TH BREED

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