Kostroma cow

Dairy cows Kostroma breed, photos, description, characteristic for home breeding

Dairy cows Kostroma breed, photos, description, characteristic for home breeding

Kostroma breed of cattle originated in 1945 by crossing several different breeds together. Residents planted these rocks as a milk-meat. Cows of this breed is characterized by large size and a large weight. Due to rapid growth and a great weight to be appreciated not only for milk production, but also as a beef breed.

The coat is short of various shades of gray with a few bright spots on the abdomen. Adult specimens of cows reached 600 kg, bulls – 900 kg. Mean milk yield for the year – 5,000 kg of milk. Milk fat-free, so breeders have thrown their hand at increasing the fat content of milk of cows of Kostroma.

If grown for meat production, then castrated bulls quickly reach a large weight at the age of 1.5 years already weigh about half a ton.

Nowadays, this breed is popular in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus.

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