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Witblauw ras van België - bull - Belgium

Witblauw ras van België
(local/other name in Flemish)

(most common name):
Blanc-Bleu Belge
(transboundary/brand name):
Belgian Blue
also named (Danish):
• Belgisk Blåhvidt kvæg
also named (Dutch):
• White Meuse and Schelde
• Belgisch Wit-Blauw
also named (English):
• Belgian Blue-White
• Belgian Roan
• Belgian White and Blue Pied
Belgian White-Blue
• Blue
• Blue Belgian
• Central and Upland
• Mid-Belgian

The Witblauw ras van België are well-known for their double-muscling.

‘Double-muscling’ is an increase of muscle mass which, visually, makes it appear as if another set of muscles is growing on top of the regular muscles of an animal.

Double-muscling is a genetic mutation that is specifically targeted and encouraged in certain cattle breeds.


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Belgium and read about other Belgian cattle breeds.

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