(most common name):
• Holstein (black and white)
• Holstein Friesian
also named (Afrikaans):
The Holstein-Friesland began with Dutch Black Pied Friesian cattle arriving in South Africa in 1854. A Friesland herdbook was established in 1902.
The Friesland was a pure Friesian breed until the Canadian Holstein arrived in 1963 — causing a mix in the population and resulting in the Holstein-Friesland.
The Holstein-Friesland is a single-purpose dairy breed and accounts for the majority of dairy herds in South Africa.
You can also go to:
My Daily Cow® South Africa and read about other South African cattle breeds.
The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference to see other breeds of cattle in the world.