Bestuzhev cattle

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The Bestuzhev (Russian: Бестужевская, translit. Bestuzhevskaya) is a dual-purpose cattle breed from Uzbekistan created in the Soviet era by crossing the native Zebu cattle with Dutch Brown Swiss and Simmental bulls.

The breed shows resistance to bovine leukosis.[1]:107


  1. ^ Barbara Rischkowsky, D. Pilling (eds.) (2007). The State of the World's Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 9789251057629. Accessed July 2017.

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