Brown Swiss


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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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I grew up on a dairy farm where we raised Holsteins, and our neighbors raised Guernseys, Jerseys, Brown Swiss, Black Angus, and Herefords, but I'd never seen a cow like this.
Many studies on milk yield of Brown Swiss cows have been carried out at herds in different regions of Turkey (Ozbeyaz and Kucuk 1999; Cakilli and Gunes 2007; Cilek and Tekin 2007; Seker et al.
Dr Nzau said the main objective of the programme is to produce both pure and cross-breed dairy animals from the local dairy herds and the local indigenous Zebu and Boran cattle herds."This programme aims at changing the traditional livestock kept in Kitui by locally producing cross-breeds of Friesian, Guernsey, Jersey, Brown Swiss, Boran and Sahiwal among others that can cope with the county's climatic conditions," said Dr Nzau.
The farm's herd of 90 Brown Swiss cows produce the milk for the ice cream.
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).
Ozkaya and Bozkurt (2009) stated that chest girth was a good predictor for predicting live weight of Brown Swiss and crossbred cattle.