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Waldviertler Blondvieh - cow - Austria

Waldviertler Blondvieh
(most common name)

(local/other name):
• Manhartsberg
• Waldviertler
• Waldviertler Vieh
also named (Czech):
• Schiltern
also named (English):
• Waldviertel Blond
(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NOTE: The names Carinthian Blond and Waldviertler Blondvieh (two breeds closely related but conserved separately) have superseded the now historical breed name of Austrian Blond.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: 2019-01-15

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