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Waldviertler Blondvieh
(most common name)

(local/other name):
• Manhartsberg
• Waldviertel Blond
• Waldviertler
• Waldviertler Vieh
• Schiltern (Czechia)
(historical breed name):
• Austrian Blond

The Waldviertler Blondvieh is a locally derived breed that started as a composite of local strains and Czech red highland cattle. From 1970 to 1980, Glan-Donnersberger and German Gelbvieh were also added to the mix.

The Waldviertler Blondvieh can have a unicolor coat of brown, red, blond or white.

NOTE: The names ‘Carinthian Blond’ and ‘Waldviertler Blondvieh’ (two breeds closely related but conserved separately) have superseded the now historical breed name of Austrian Blond.

This page was last updated on: 2023-09-25

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