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Braunvieh -bull calf- Switzerland

(most common name)

(transboundary/brand name)
(local/other name):
• Brown Swiss

The Braunvieh of Switzerland is listed as a composite of Schwyzer Einsiedler, Appenzeller, Gurtenvieh and others, plus the Brown Swiss (USA).

1967-1998 - > 20% from Brown Swiss (USA)

The genome of the Swiss Brown is now over 75% American Brown Swiss.

Braunvieh genetic features include:
• 1 ⁄ 29 chromosome aberration
• 14 ⁄ 20 chromosome aberration
• k-Casein

This page was last updated on: 2023-05-15

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