articles about weird-cow-breeds
An endangered breed of Spanish bovine, the Sayaguesa is one now mainly kept for meat production, with bulls weighing up to 1,100kgs.
A domestic bovine breed native to France and used in the traditional sport of camarguaise bullfighting, The Camargue cattle breed are this week’s featured breed. Read all about them below.
An Italian dairy breed which is capable of producing up to 20kgs of milk per day, the Agerolese breed is currently endangered. Read all about the breed below.
A multi-purpose breed raised for meat, milk and draught purposes, Gloucester cattle are also among the world’s rarest breeds with only 750 cows remaining. Read all about the breed below.
A breed, as the name suggests, which is native to Belgium and currently one of the world’s rarest breeds, with less than 100 cows remaining in 2001, the Belgian Red.
A traditional Swedish dairy breed, the Fjäll was almost driven into extinction in the 1970’s. Thankfully the dairy breed still thrives. Read all about them below!
The Maremmana hail from Italy, though there are suggestions that it descended from Asiatic grey cattle, though nobody truly knows. Read more about the breed below!
This week, we profile they descendants of Spanish stock left along the Atlantic and Gulf coast of America, the Pineywood.
The Gir is one of the best dairy cattle in the world and have produced a record 3182kgs per lactation!
Sometimes accidents can bring greatness, such as the accidental crossing of the American Bison and regular cattle. The result, The beefalo!
This week, we head to Italy to feature the Romagnola, the breed once used for their huge muscles.
The Tarentaise is known for having been mixed less than other breeds in France and can strive in the toughest of conditions.
This week, we are again in France, profiling the muscular Maine-Anjou.
This week, we profile Red Poll, a dual-purpose breed that developed as a result of crossing the Norfolk Red and Suffolk Dun.
This week on weird cow breeds, it’s all about the Chianina, one of the world’s oldest and heaviest breeds.