Simmental

  • Origin - Simme Valley of Switzerland.
  • Color - Yellowish brown to straw to dark red with white markings on the head, brisket, belly, and lower parts of the legs.  May have white patches on the body.
    Breeders have recently selected for black coloring.
  • Other Descriptors - Large frame size, horned or polled, and long and deep bodied.
  • Important traits - Heavily muscled, high carcass yield, growth rate, feed efficiency, and milk production.

Simmental - Bull
Bull

Simmental - Cow

Cow


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