Kōrero: Dairying and dairy products

Cross-bred cows

The KiwiCross breed

Crossing Friesian-Holsteins with Jersey cows produced an animal midway in size between the two parents and with the advantages of both. Such cows have good udders and excellent longevity, and calve easily. Their gestation period is seven days less than Friesian-Holsteins.

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Photograph by Neil MacDonald

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Dairy cattle breeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15706/cross-bred-cows (accessed 20 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008