Angeln cattle

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Angeln Cattle
Conservation status Not assesses
Country of origin Germany
Distribution Worldwide
Use Milk
Bos primigenius

Angeln cattle are a breed of cattle originally from Angeln in Schleswig-Holstein where they are first mentioned around 1600. however some people think that they may have existed for over 5000 years.[1] Breed management has been practiced since 1830. Angeln cattle are red in color and were one of the founders of the larger Danish Red Cattle breed. They are noted for the high milkfat level of their milk. Angeln cows produce an average 7570 kg (16,700 lb) of 4.81% fat milk.


External links[edit]

  • Angeln entry at Breeds of Livestock, Oklahoma State University website