Brown Swiss


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Brown Swiss

n.
Any of a hardy breed of large brown dairy cattle that originated in Switzerland.

Brown′ Swiss′


n.
one of a breed of brown dairy cattle raised orig. in Switzerland.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.Brown Swiss - large hardy brown breed of dairy cattle from SwitzerlandBrown Swiss - large hardy brown breed of dairy cattle from Switzerland
dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker - cattle that are reared for their milk
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Harrison & Hetherington's Borderway UK Dairy Expo, which was held on Saturday in Carlisle, saw Dumfries farmer Jonathan Lochhead take overall reserve champion with Kedar Rhapsody, an outstanding Brown Swiss third calver, exhibited by his partner, Jessica Miller.
With a total prize fund of PS15,000, this year's event features 70 classes across the seven breed sections, which include Holstein, Jersey, Ayrshire Red & White, Brown Swiss, Dairy Shorthorn and British Friesian (National Breed Show).
The aim was to assess differences among Brown Swiss (BS), Holstein (HO), BS x HO and HO x BS cows.
Mervyn, Beryl and Sarah Edwards, of Tyn y Maes, Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant, sold their herd of Holstein, Brown Swiss and Montbeliarde cross cattle at the farm.
Examples of these are the conclusions of Duifhuis-Rivera et al [2] and Dogru [3] who reported that different [kappa]- casein (CSN3) and fhlactoglobulin (LGB) genotypes were not associated with milk yield in a Mexican herd of Holstein and in a Turkish herd of Brown Swiss cattle, respectively.
A WELSHPOOL couple are selling their entire pedigree herd of Brown Swiss dairy cattle after giving up the tenancy of their council holding.
The present study was conducted to investigate the effects of different ration forms on growth, feed conversion and behavioral characteristics of Brown Swiss calves.
Se evaluo el comportamiento productivo y reproductivo de 36 vacas lecheras cruzas, de primer parto, de cuatro genotipos: Brahman x Gyrolando (G), Brahman x Brown Swiss (B), Brahman x Jersey (J) y Brahman x Sahiwall (S) pertenecientes al rodeo lechero del Centro de Investigacion, Posgrado y Conservacion de la Biodiversidad Amazonica (CIPCA).
This study was aimed at determining the adaptation levels of pregnant Brown Swiss and Simmental cows, imported from Austria to a dairy cattle enterprise in Manisa, according to their first year performances.
Jersey, Brown Swiss, Red Dane, Ayrshire and Guernsey are most important other foreign breeds of cattle with higher milk yields.
The Brown Swiss cow can trace its heritage back to Switzerland around 4000 B.
These animals were from the following breeds: Holstein (n=24), Carora (n=14), Brahman (n=22), mixed (n=17), Brown Swiss (n=5) and Jersey (n=3).