Where did dairy cows come from?

Dairy August 30, 2007 Print Friendly and PDF
The six common breeds of dairy cows found in the United States originated from the following locations: Ayrshire - County Ayrshire (Scotland) Brown Swiss - Switzerland Guernsey - Isle of Guernsey (English Channel) Jersey - Isle of Jersey (English Channel) Holstein - Province of Friesland (Netherlands or Holland) or State of Holstein (Germany) Milking Shorthorn - Northeastern England

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.