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Brown Swiss

Brown Swiss is the breed of dairy cattle that produces the second largest quantity of milk per annum. The Brown Swiss is known for a long gestation period and a stubborn temperament. Regardless, the Brown Swiss is quite a resilient breed of cattle; they are hardy and capable of subsisting with little care or feed. The Brown Swiss originated on the slopes of the Alps in Switzerland.

Last updated: 04-25-2005 03:06:01