Gelbvieh (yellow cattle)

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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
Gelbvieh-Fleisch
BUSH Pp 10/400376 Benny PP Patriot P 2005 For heifers, High daily net gain
HANNIBAL PP* 10/848762 Henner Pp Bush P 2012 Calving ease, Homocygous polled
IMTOR PP 10/400653 Imboss Isidor 2016 Homocygous polled

Breed characteristics

The main breeding area of Gelbvieh is located in Lower, Upper and Middle Franconia.

Color:

The Gelbvieh cattle are single-colored. The color varies from light yellow to red-yellow. The muzzle and horns have a light, and the hooves a dark color.

Polled status:

There are horned and genetically polled animals.

Body:

The animals are medium-sized to framy and have good muscularity, strong bone structure and solid hooves.

Production traits:

Gelbvieh cattle are housed both as dual purpose animals on dairy farms and on suckler cow farms for beef production. The animals excel with high feed intake capacity combined with very good meat production, persistent pregnancy, trouble-free calving and remarkable adaptability. The meat is uniformly marbled and more than outstandingly tender.

 

Bulls

Cows

Sacral bone height, cm

ca. 155

ca. 145

Weight, kg

ca. 1,230

ca. 780

 

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