Salers

The Salers is a breed of cattle which originated in Cantal in the Massif Central of France.

  1. They have a thick mahogany red or black coat
  2. A small percentage are naturally born without horns (polled).
  3. Changing in time the features and focusing on milk and meat production.

Carcass weight: Bull 16-18 month: 370-420 kg purebred, 340 – 400 kg

Weight of adult bulls from 1,000 to 1,300 kg
Adult cow weight: 650 kg to 900 kg
average height at adult cows: 140 cm
♦ easy calving 99%
♦ Birth weight: 37 kg female / 39 kg male
♦ weight to 120 days, female 149 kg / 163 kg male
♦ Weight at 210 days, females 233 kg / 264 kg male
♦ Charolais cross breeds: female 258kg / 287kg male
♦ housing yield: pure breed of 52-58%
♦ carcass weight: – bull 16-18 months: 370-420 kg of purebred; – Cross 340 – 400 kg