The Highland breed

Differential characteristics of the breed

• Well-suited to the extensive type of beef breeds rearing.

• Shows excellent hardiness and endurance.

• Tolerates well even the worst of climatic conditions.

• The herd must be kept only in the yearlong open range.

• Long life span.

• Easy calving.

• Unpretentious breed.


Average index of our livestock efficiency

Index Bulls Cows
Birth weight (kg) 22-25 20-23
Mature animal weight (kg) 650-750 450-550
Weight gain (gram/day) 900-1200 700-1000
Age at the first calving (months) - 38-39


The carcass is of an excellent structure and remarkably high percentage of the slaughter yield: 65-70%. The meat content in the carcass is 75%.

The Blonde d'Aquitaine breed is highly valued for its remarkable content percentage of the clean and quickly cooked meat which secures cost-effectiveness in the sale of carcasses.

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