Story: Beef farming

Charolais cows and calves

Charolais cows and calves

These Charolais cows and calves show the heavy, well-muscled characteristics and white colouring typical of the breed. Traditionally, Charolais had horns, but these animals appear to be the polled (hornless) variety.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6325/W3302 Drawer 1

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Robert Peden, 'Beef farming - Exotic cattle breeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17338/charolais-cows-and-calves (accessed 19 July 2024)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008