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Jamaica Hope - heifer calf - Jamaica

Jamaica Hope
(most common name)
(transboundary/brand name)

(local/other name):
• Montgomery-Jersey
• Jersey-Zebu
also named (Spanish):
• El Ganado Jamaica Hope

The Jamaica Hope was developed with the idea of creating a high yield milk cow that could withstand the heat of Jamaica.

The Jamaica Hope is a composite dairy breed consisting of Jersey (80%), Zebu (15%) and Dutch-Friesian (5%) developed between 1920–1952.


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Jamaica and read about other Jamaican cattle breeds.

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