The Gasconne breed

Differential characteristics of the breed

• Remarkable ability to walking trips.

• Good adaptation to various climatic conditions.

• Bull-calves need 150 days for increasing the weight up to 210 kg.

• Fertility.

• Easy calving.

• UV exposure resistant.

• Long life span.

• Adapt well to the pastures with poor vegetation.

• Animals are very unpretentious, hardy and enduring.


Average index of our livestock efficiency

Index Bulls Cows
Birth weight (kg) 32-37 28-32
Mature animal weight (kg) 900-1200 650-750
Weight gain (gram/day) 1200-1400 900-1000
Age at the first calving (months) - 24-30


The cows are remarkably fertile, producing healthy viable calves. The bulls reach 900 kg at the age of 24 months during battening and that is without significant fat accretion. Also, in order to gain weight the Gasconnes require 23% of the feed less than any other breed.

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