Blonde d'Aquitaine

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Name Herd book number Sire Dam's sire born. Special feature
Name Herd book number Sire Dam's sire born. Special feature
Blonde D´Aquitaine
BUFFALO PP 10/204547 Belmondo Pp Apollo 2015 Champion 2017 at Bonn, Naturally polled, Outstanding type traits
ETO 10/204085 Impair Fallou 2001
GITAN 10/204259 Papyrus Marquis 2007
UBAC 10/204007 Sacha Ramo 2003
UNICOR 10/204008 Raoul ENGIN 2003
UNIKAT PP* 10/204502 Uranus PP* Pretty Boy 2014
URAL PP 10/204540 Unix Bravour 2015 Daily gains, Suitable for crossbreeding, Homocygous polled
URANUS PP* 10/204303 Unkas Tarzan 2009

Breed characteristics

The Blonde d’Aquitaine breed originates from the southwest of France.

Color:

Plain light yellow to wheat coloring with brightening around the eyes and muzzle. They are light underneath the belly and on the inside of their limbs. Black hair or white marks are not desired.

Polled status:

Blonde d’Aquitaine cattle both have horns and are genetically polled. Cattle with horns have slightly forward-sloping, bent, ivory-colored horns with darker tips.

Body:

Blonde d’Aquitaine cattle show a framy type. The distinctive body and rump length and distinctive muscularity in all meat body parts make the animals’ body appear like a rectangular in shape. The coat is short and smooth.

Production traits:

This cattle breed can be kept without any problems. They are calm and trouble-free and have good adaptability regarding climate and feed. Due to the wide rumps Blonde d’Aquitaine cows are characterized by easy calvings with vital calves.

Excellent meat quality with low fat, fine meat fibres and a high dressing percentage are characteristic. The long-lasting, efficient animals are suitable for crossings with dairy and beef breeds to improve slaughter yields.

 

 

Bulls

Cows

Sacral bone height, cm

ca. 146

ca. 136

Weight, kg

ca. 1,100

ca. 700

 

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