The Salers breed

Differential characteristics of the breed

• Supreme fertility and long-term productivity use of the animals.

• Excellent meat formation.

• Easy calving even in the case of crossbreeding with bulls of large-size breeds.

• Long life span.

• Adapts well to various climatic conditions.


Average index of our livestock efficiency

Index Bulls Cows
Birth weight (kg) 36-40 34-36
Mature animal weight (kg) 1000-1300 650-900
Weight gain (gram/day) 1200-1300 1000-1200
Age at the first calving (months) - 26-30


The Salers cows are of remarkable fertility and provide good maternal care which enables speedy growth of the calves during the suckling period of rearing. By the weaning time at the age of 8 months the calves reach a live body weight of 230-280 kg without any additional feed. The milk producing abilities of the cows is 1800-2000 kg.

The bull-calves’ slaughter yield is 65-66%.

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