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Charolais - cow and calf - France

Charolais
(transboundary/brand name)

(most common name):
Charolaise
(local/other name):
• La race Charolaise

The Charolais originally had a more blocky appearance with a yellowish tinge to its coat — but today the breed has a longer body and legs, with a creamy-white coat and a pink nose.

The Charolais can be found worldwide as a beef animal and in use for beef crossbreeding programs.


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® France and read about other French cattle breeds.

The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference to see other breeds of cattle in the world.