Charolais Cattle

The farm has spent three generations breeding and rearing Charolais cattle.

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Charolais Cattle

  • Originate from France.
  • First imported in the 1960’s.
  • White in colour.
  • Have horns.
  • One of the largest body size.
  • Charolais bulls weighs up to one and a half tonnes.
  • Bred for beef.
  • Charolais cows don’t produce as much milk as other breeds.
  • Fast growing.
  • Quite a docile breed.
  • Charolais calves are generally big, cumbersome and lazy.
  • Charolais bulls crossed with black cows can produce either grey or ginger coloured calves.

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