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Breeds of Livestock - Montbéliard Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Montbéliard Cattle

Montbéliard

montbeliard-1.jpgAlso Known As: French Dairy Simmental

This breed originated in the Haute Saône-Doubs region of France. They are a dairy and meat breed belonging to the French Red Pied group. They are bright red and white and originated from Bernese cattle brought by the Mennonites in the 18th century.


montbeliard-2.jpgReference:
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
Photographs:
Stephane Fitamant, Coopex Montbeliarde

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