Domestic cattle


Domestic cattle (Bos primigenius taurus)

Red cattle

The breed from the 18th century is characterized by a good feed conversion ratio, fattening and tractive performance. Because it is almost extinct the red cattle is part of the state conservation programme.


Category: Mammal

Stem type: aurochs 10,000 years ago

Weight: ♂ 750 kg; ♀ 620 kg

gestation period: 9 month

food: grass, hay, silage, beets, cereals

Power: good constitution and vitality, undemanding. High content of milk ingredience and best meat quality. Suitability for landscape maintenance as well as mother and nurse cow husbandry

Danger: highly endangered