Red steppe breed cows high susceptibility of the organism is different, good tempered and easily adapt to any kind of weather. Good perceive hot weather, so live in the South Caucasus and in the steppe regions of Siberia, in general, where the weather is dry and hot.
steppe breed cows Body elongate, even slightly angular, with fragile bones. Mane 120-130 cm., A small head, long neck with many folds. The abdomen tight and leg squat. The udder of cows average, often of irregular shape, although in rare cases it is possible to see the round udder. Adult cows weigh 450-550 kg, just born calf is 28-30 kg of body weight, but is growing rapidly, and after six months of life, the weight is 160-180 kg.
These types of cows for slaughter are not suitable, because they have a little meat, but by the number of milk production, they can compete with others, of course, everything depends on the climate where grazing cow. In steppe conditions yield reaches 3,000-3,500 kg. If the grass is juicy and not very hot, can reach 5,000 kg. The percentage of milk fat steppe cow is 3.6%.
The cow has a number of disadvantages, namely: poorly developed muscles, with them goes a little meat, brittle skeleton udder irregular in shape and development of their parts.