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Breeds of Livestock - Danish Jersey Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Danish Jersey Cattle

Danish Jersey

danishjersey-web-1.jpgThe Danish Jersey is found in Denmark, especially West Fünen.  It is a variety of Jersey developed from imports from Sweden during the late 1800's and from Jersey during the early 1900's.  The breed society was formed in 1902 and the herdbook established in 1925.
Reference:
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
Photographs:
Rød Dansk Malkerace, Udkærsvej 15, Skejby, 8200 Århus N, Tlf 8740 5000



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