Many dairy historians consider the Brown Swiss to be the oldest of all the types of milk cows, or dairy breeds.
The Brown Swiss cow has a gray-brown coloring. She is large in size, weighing about 1,500 pounds in maturity.
The Brown Swiss originated in Switzerland. Many dairy historians consider the breed to be the oldest of all the types of milk cows.
Brown Swiss cows in Switzerland are taken to high mountain meadows during the summer. The cows wear large cow bells so farmers can find them in foggy mountain pastures.