Red and White Holstein

Red and White Holstein

Meet the Red and White Holstein cow! This breed is the most recently recognized, coming into the breed family in 1964.

Characteristics: The Red and White cow is marked by red and white spots. She is large in frame, weighing about 1,400 pounds in maturity.

History: She originated in the U.S. and Canada when farmers started selecting for the recessive red hair color trait of Holsteins.

Fun Fact: This breed is the most recently recognized, coming into the breed family in 1964.