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France is the cradle of great bovine genetic diversity. 34 cow breeds are currently used in France among which 13 are part of a genetic conservation program. 9 breeds are specifically selected for their meat. Most of those beef breeds derive from draught animals, which began to be selected for their muscular properties, maternal qualities […]

The Montbeliarde and the Normande: two local hardy breeds with a high level of protein in their milk and attractive meat properties In comparison with the Prim’holstein, the Montbeliarde and the Normande (as well as other local hardy breeds) produce less milk, but with a higher protein and/or fat content that makes it a better […]