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Breeds of Livestock - Red Polled Østland Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Red Polled Østland Cattle

Red Polled Østland

    ostland.jpgAlso known as: Raukolle, Østlandsk raudkolle, Raukolle, Rødkolle, Eastland, Norwegian Red Polled, Østland, Red Polled Eastland.
This is a non-commercial rare breed with registered population of 30 heifers (2 years and younger) and 27 cows as of January 1995.

It is a naturally polled, red dairy cow. Live weight is approximately 500 kg. Semen reserves in 1995 was 11,156 units. (13 bulls).

Reference:
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

Stiftelsen Norsk Landbrunksmuseum, Sagabygget, Norges landbrukshogskole, 1432 Ås, Norway

Photographs:
Stiftelsen Norsk Landbrunksmuseum, Sagabygget, Norges landbrukshogskole, 1432 Ås, Norway

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