Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Swiss Brown

Synonym(s): Braunvieh, Brown Swiss, American Brown Swiss, Original Braunvieh, Original Brown Swiss

Contributor(s): CABI, Vetstream Ltd, Tracy Anderton

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Biological Data

Normal

Weight

  • Male:
    • Birth: 45kg.
    • Mature: 950-1200kg.
  • Female:
    • Birth: 42kg.
    • Mature: 550-700kg.

Height

  • Male (mature): 150-160cm.
  • Female (mature): 135-142cm.

Colors and distinguishing features

  • Dual purpose breed.
  • Medium- to large-framed.
  • Solid color ranging from light to dark brown, or grey.
  • Black nose, creamy white muzzle, black tongue and dark blue eyes.
  • Medium-sized horns (30 – 50 cm in length) that incline forwards and slightly upwards and taper to black tips. Can be polled (rare).

Breed History and Information

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