Cows produce approximately 750 kg of milk per lactation. The origin of Abigar cattle breed is found to be Gambella Regional State, especially the districts occupied by the Nuer people. The observed production & reproduction performance of the breed is promising under the prevailing stressful and challenging environment in the region.
Achham cattle are a unique type of zebu cattle found in the Achham region of Nepal. They are small; the cows average 88 cm in height at the withers with an average weight of 110 kg. Bulls average 97 cm at the withers and weigh on average 150 kg. Acham cattle are suitable for hill conditions and are used mainly for milk production.
The Agerolese is a breed of dairy cattle from the area of Agerola, in Campania in southern Italy. It is particularly associated with the Sorrento Peninsula and Monti Lattari. It derives from cross-breeding of indigenous Podolica cattle with Italian Holstein-Friesian, Bruna Italiana and Jersey cattle.
The most productive herds of Aulie-Ata cattle in recent years are as follows: The herd of Jambul sugarbeet state farm of the Kazakh Republic: the milk yield of mature cows there reached 4971 kg, with fat content of 3.82%. The herd at the 22 Partsyezd collective farm of Jambul region which averaged 4157 kg of milk and 158 kg of milk fat in 1979 ...
Australian Friesian Sahiwal cow The Australian Friesian Sahiwal, is an Australian breed of dairy cattle whose development commenced in the 1960s by the Queensland Government. It is a combination of the Sahiwal, a dairy breed of Bos indicus from Pakistan and Holstein breeds, designed for the tropical regions of Australia.
Australian Milking Zebu. In an effort to overcome the problems of traditional dairy breeds performing at reduced levels under hot, humid and tick-infested conditions, the Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) developed the Australian Milking Zebu (AMZ).
Brown Swiss cows have quite long gestation periods. Bulls are ready at about 12-14 months for successful breeding, while cows mature at an average age of 332 days. Crossed cattle from Brown Swiss bulls or dams are also about 15% more fertile! They have great longevity, and this helps to keep herd replacement costs down.
Options for improving milk production were identified by 86.7% of interviewed Butana cattle farmers and 69% of interviewed Kenana cattle farmers through feed improvement (74.4% Butana keepers and 80.6% Kenana keepers), selection of bulls (20.5% of Butana and 45.1% of Kenana) or crossbreeding with Friesian (23.1% of Butana and 9.7% of Kenana).
The Chinese Black Pied or Chinese Black and White is a Chinese breed of dairy cattle. It derives from cross-breeding with local cows of black and white dairy cattle of various breeds imported since the 1870s from Canada, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. It is the most numerous dairy breed in China and is distributed throughout the country.
Jersey cows are outstanding milk producers, producing more milk per each pound of body weight than other types of bovines. The record for milk production by one cow is held by a Jersey. The Jersey produces more milk on less feed than other dairy breeds, eating about 80 percent of a Holstein's normal daily intake.
Unique Properties of Guernsey Milk and Milk Products. Guernsey milk has several unique properties. 1 – Beta Carotene – As this is not digested and broken down by Guernsey cows it passes into the milk and creates the wonderful golden colour. 2 – Omega 3 – Guernsey milk contains three times as much Omega 3 as other milks.
Fewer than 30,000 cows are on the island and their milk is used to create a mild, butter-flavoured cheese. According to a report produced by the Agricultural University of Iceland, it would be more cost-effective to replace Icelandic cattle with Swedish cattle, as the latter produce more milk at a lower cost.
Cattle grants from Government and private herds reached the Illawarra. These included Longhorn Durhams, Shorthorn Durhams, Red Lincolns, Red Ayrshires and Jerseys. However, three members of the Osborne family from Northern Ireland had, since 1829, laid the foundations of a dairy industry, and in doing so, the evolution of the breed we know as (the Australian) Illawarras.
Jamaica Hope (also known as Jersey-Zebu or Montgomery-Jersey) is a dairy breed of cattle originating from Hope Farm in Jamaica. The breeding started in 1910, and was an attempt to develop an animal that was adjusted to the climate of the island.
The Murnau-Werdenfels cattle are an old breed of cattle from Upper Bavaria, the southernmost part of Germany. It is a robust dairy cattle breed which is raised primarily for milk production. The breed originated in Tyrol, Austria and it is closely related to Braunvieh, Brown Swiss and Tyrolese Grey cattle.