THE FRIESIANS HOLSTEIN COW
Holstein cows come from a region in northern Germany, while Friesians originally came from the Netherlands. The two breeds have been so commonly crossbred that the majority of Friesians today are between ¼ to ¾ Holstein, hence the regularly hyphenated name.
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Friesian cattle are horned and originally came in black-and-white or red-and-white.
The average weight of a Friesian cow is around 580kg at full maturity.
Throughout the average Friesian cow’s lifetime, she will produce about 26,000 liters of milk.