Cattle breeds: Israeli Friesian

Cattle breeds: Israeli Friesian

Origin and diffusion area

This breed was selected in Israel and derives from the local breed (Damascus breed) and the Dutch Friesian. It has been operated mainly through replacement crossbreeding, with the aim of forming a high production cow resistant to the climate and conformation close to the Frisian. Today seed is imported from the best bulls in the world (especially from North America).
Pure it is bred in Israel. Breed association since 1926.

Morphological characteristics

The coat is piebald black.

Productive characteristics

Excellent dairy (average production per head of the controlled cows 9,110 kg fat 3,09% protein 2,99% - 1993 data).

Israeli Friesian cow

Israeli Friesian bull

Video: Holland dairy cows jump into the meadow in the spring after a winter inside (January 2022).