Everyone knows that the cow is our breadwinner. She gives us milk, meat and serves as draft power. Cows have a long life expectancy – about 35 years, but they do not allow her to grow old, taking her to the slaughterhouse. Basically, we love a cow for delicious milk, from which butter is also obtained – without it, dishes would not be so tasty!
We know the most common types of cows: black-and-white, Bestuzhev, Kholmogory, Caucasian brown and others. It is profitable to grow these cows for their own needs and sale – they bring good profits to the owners. But, besides the well-known breeds, there are others – they also deserve attention, because they are very beautiful!
Many are thinking about acquiring this breed of cow, because it attracts interesting advertising, but there is not much information about it. But we are not farmers, but simply interested, so there is enough information for us. Montbéliard breed bred in France, belongs to the elite type of cattle.
The fat content of her milk is more than 4%, and during the lactation period she gives 8500 liters. The Montbéliarde cow has a very attractive appearance: the outline of her body is smooth and graceful, the color is red-and-white, and there are spots characteristic of the breed on the body. The head is white. Such a cow is not cheap – for the purchase of one you need to pay about 100 rubles.
9. Belgian blue
Many who see for the first time Belgian blue cow, believe that this is a revived photoshop! Outwardly, the cow looks like a jock who worked out at the gym. This is the main feature of the Belgian blue cow – a muscular body. Thanks to genetic modifications, cows’ muscles grow throughout their lives.
The color of such an interesting cow is varied: gray-white, bluish or just white. Often the body has a bluish tint – hence the name. Although many are frightened by the appearance of a cow, by nature it is very kind, calm and shows high intelligence. Most common in the USA, France, Germany.
Yaroslavl breed of cows released in Russia. Its productivity is incomparable, it is the oldest cow in Russia and in general in the world. It was brought out in the XNUMXth century and, as the name suggests, it was obtained in the Yaroslavl province. Today it is successfully bred in some Russian regions.
The color of this cow is usually black, but there are also variegated colors, even red. A characteristic feature of the Yaroslavl cow is thin and low limbs – this is what catches the eye in the first place. As mentioned above, a cow is very productive – one can get 3000-6000 liters of milk per year.
This cow has an interesting appearance, but in addition to a remarkable appearance, she is also incredibly hardy, which makes her a favorite among farmers. Yakut cow has an interesting origin: its progenitor was the Indian zebu, but the vast majority of cows came from the European tour.
Yakut cows are not afraid of even severe frosts, plus in winter they don’t even need a barn. But for a while they live in a warm room. In summer and spring, the Yakut cow is quite happy with the grass that she finds herself. But the suit also has disadvantages: there is wool on the udder, and the nipples are small. Plus, she opposes artificial insemination and agrees to mate only with a breeding bull.
6. ቴክሳስ Longhorn
This cow, of course, should show off on calendars and photo wallpapers, because she looks amazing! ቴክሳስ Longhorn appeared in the USA from crossing English cattle and Creole Spanish breed. The most striking in the appearance of the cow are the horns, reaching a length of 2 meters.
Breeders note that the Texas Longhorn is a rather aggressive cow, so in 1861, in the states of Missouri and Kansas, cattle breeders were forbidden to breed them. For some time, breeding stopped, and after the civil war it continued. There is one bull that even got into the Book of Records! Jay R has the longest horns in the world – 3 meters, perhaps they will become even longer.
Kyanine – one of the oldest and most beautiful breeds of cows. The name of this beauty comes from the Chiana Valley, stretching in Tuscany from Arezzo to San Casciano. The Romans and Etruscans admired this breed for its efficiency, and the white color of the cow especially fit into the triumphal processions.
Chianine is the largest cow, she reaches almost two meters, it’s even unnecessary to say a compliment about her appearance – it’s clear that the cow is very attractive. Chianine is valued for its delicious dietary meat, which is considered the best in the world. Outwardly, the cow looks powerful, but in fact she has little fat – a lot of weight is achieved due to the muscles.
4. Brown Latvian
ሩስያ ውስጥ brown latvian cow is popular with farmers, because it is unpretentious in maintenance, quickly gets used to harsh conditions, and has a strong immune system. The cow gives delicious meat and milk. Representatives of the brown Latvian breed are kept in several Russian regions.
The brown Latvian cow comes in a wide variety of shades, but the head, neck and ears are always dark. The breed is quite new – it appeared in the XIX century. Gobies of this breed begin to rapidly fatten for slaughter, starting from 18 months. The farmer receives 50% of the meat, which is juicy and tender.
There are many amazing breeds of cows in the world, vatussi – one of them. She has long and thick horns, but the question is – why are they? Watussi is a domestic cow, bred in Africa, but found its home in America. Adult bulls weigh a lot – 800 kg, but this is not the most remarkable, much more attracted by the horns, which predators look at with caution.
Without exaggeration, we can say that Watussi is the most horned cow. One of them even got into the Book of Records. In general, we can say that the horns, weighing 100 kg, are intended for protection for cows – because of them, predators do not approach them. And the bulls arrange “showdowns” with them. Whoever has them more massive and larger is more likely to go on a date with a cow.
ዜቡ – a cow from Africa, but can also be found in Russia. This breed is believed to be over 300 years old and was first tamed by the Egyptians. The birthplace of the unique breed is Sri Lanka – this is not surprising, given that the zebu easily tolerates a hot climate. The animal is considered revered in India: this suit cannot be killed, beaten and cursed at!
A distinctive feature of a cow is productivity. A calf of this species is valued at 50 rubles. Outwardly, the zebu is an elegant animal, it has a hump on its back, which weighs about 000 kg. In height usually does not exceed 8 meter. The breed is distinguished by shiny hair, narrow chest, thin legs.
Scottish cow ኮረብታ – the one that can be seen on various calendars and postcards. Outwardly very beautiful, like a fairy-tale character! This breed can find food for itself in any weather, does not get sick, and generally feels great. The only negative is that it gives little milk, but its meat is fantastically tasty.
The cow appeared in the north of Scotland, to which it owes its beauty. The Highland has a long coat that serves as protection from the cold. The breed is also willingly bred in other countries – small calves resemble touching plush toys. And by nature, this cow is just a darling: calm, soft, and unpretentious in care.