It will showcase the best UK Dairy breeds with The National Holstein Show, The National Ayrshire Show, The National Brown Swiss
Show and classes for Dairy Shorthorn, Guernsey and Jersey breeds.
Two of them were Brown Swiss
dairymen Francis Leckrone and Curt South of Enfield.
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The Brown Swiss
champion was Kedar Alino Carmen, a second calver shown by Jessica Miller that won the National Show last year.
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.