Dairy Farming

Dairy Farming is a difficult and expensive business. Dairy farmers spend their lives caring for cows from morning to night, but these hard-working individuals still have to deal with the unpredictable nature of the weather.

Dairy Farming: The Importance of Modern Technology

Dairy farming is the process of raising dairy cattle and producing milk for sale. Dairy cows may be either a family cow or commercial operation. The most common types of dairy cows are Holstein, Jersey, Brown Swiss, and Ayrshire. There are two main options for how to produce milk from these animals: traditional farming methods and advanced technologies. This blog post will explore some of the advantages and disadvantages of …

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Lowline Cattle: The Math of Breeding Lowline Cattle

Lowline cattle origin comes from a scientific project in the middle of the 70 where the selection by the speed of growth was studied. The Lowline cattle race has its origins in the east of Scotland. Specifically in the towns of Aberdeen and Angus, where it was developed from native black cattle without horns. The Australian Lowline Cattle is docile and well-formed. It has become a distinctive registered breed known …

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Fleckvieh Cattle: The Spotted German Breed

The spotted German cattle or Fleckvieh Cattle has emerged from local geographic breeds. They have been systematically bred using imported Swiss bulls. Imports began in the eighteenth century. This breed is today the most important in southern Germany. Where it represents 80 percent, approximately, of the cattle population and in fact, it is the most numerous in the whole country. The Fleckvieh is a breed of farm animals that were …

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Fjall Cattle: Swedish Polled Mountain Cattle

The Fjall cattle is a dual-purpose breed that is raised for both milk and meat production. This breed comes from Sweden and goes by other names such as Swahili Mountain, Swedish Highland or Scottish Highland. The breed first appeared in the late 19th century and has ancestry as far back as the Viking era. When Vikings invaded Britain, it was bred to be whiter with shorter horns, creating what is …

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Finn Cattle: Genetic Diversity and Population Structure

The Finnish breed has evolved from the native Finn cattle of the country. Which are similar to other indigenous strains of northern Scandinavia. Given that in the country no remains of primitive cattle have been discovering.  It can be assumed that these animals penetrate from other areas. Systematic breeding actually began at the end of the last century, but it has intensified more recently. At the beginning of this century, …

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English Longhorn Cattle: Brown and White Beef Cattle

The English Longhorn cattle is a long-horned brown and white breed of beef cattle originating from Craven, in the north of England. English Longhorns were originally used as draught animals, which their body is well suited for; the milk was also collected for butter and cheese because of its high butterfat content. In this blog post, we will discuss English Longhorn breeding history, characteristics and care requirements to help you …

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