Story: Beef farming

Simmental bull

Simmental bull

Simmentals are large, heavily muscled cattle. This bull, with his typical white face and large eye patch, is a great example. Simmentals are naturally horned, but the horns are usually removed when the animal is young.

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Robert Peden, 'Beef farming - Exotic cattle breeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008