cow image - Meet the Red and White Holstein

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.

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