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Brown Swiss

n.
Any of a hardy breed of large brown dairy cattle that originated in Switzerland.
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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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UK Brown Swiss Cattle Society chairman, Jonathan Lochhead, said: "The Brown Swiss Cattle Society is honoured to welcome Robbie Radel to the UK in September to judge our National Show.
Milk yield of Brown Swiss cows was reported to be between 3300 kg and 6000 kg, lactation lengths of Brown Swiss cattle were found to be between 300 and 323 days.
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.
Mr Pritchard first came across Brown Swiss cattle in the US in 1996, ironically when studying "fashionable" black-andwhite milkers.
For IO, the repeatability value found for Holstein dairy cattle (0.411) was higher than those reported by Rfos-Ultrera, Calderon, Rosete, and Lagunes (2010b) and Zambrano and Echeverri (2014) which were 0.03 in Brown Swiss cattle and 0.076 in Holstein-Jersey, respectively.
2010 determined the prolactin gene (PRL-Rsal) polymorphism within Indigenous Anatolian Water Buffalo breed and Brown Swiss cattle, the results showed monomorphic at exon 3 (PRL-Rsal) loci in Indigenous Anatolian Water Buffalo, prolactin gene mutation in exon 3 Rsal digestion site is not observed in 45 Indigenous Anatolian Water Buffalo breed.
Going under the hammer on April 16 are 60 high-quality organic Brown Swiss cattle.
Data on pedigree and 504 production records of 272 Brown Swiss cattle were analyzed to estimate genetic parameters with univariate and bivariate animal models.
Therefore, the objective of this research was to provide additional information on the effect of the nutritive quality of the diet during pre- and post-calving periods on the performance of Holstein and Brown Swiss cattle, under tropical conditions.
We first exhibited brown Swiss cattle at the fair when it housed the cattle in the horse warm-up arena.
Brown Swiss cattle were initially bred as dual-purpose animals, and their size and strength made them popular draft animals.