Dairy cattle, Bos taurus
Robust, long lived (12-15 years), prolific breeders, adaptable
Light brown, grayish fawn in colour
Moderate, cows 500-700kg, bulls 800-1100kg
Flat backed, short sleek hair, creamy white muzzle & dark nose, ears large and fuzzy
Horned or Polled.
Eyes have dark blue pigment.
Tail varies, black to brown
Dual production, hot or cold climates.
Originate from Switzerland, one of the oldest dairy breeds