Maternal traits, docility and longevity

simmental avlsmål moderegenskaberOur animals always show a very high degree of docility. Only animals with a high degree of docility are allowed to proceed for breeding. As selected for that, only cows with the best maternal traits go further in breeding. Over the years, easy calvings characterized Sneumgaard Pedigree Simmentals animals. With regard to calving ease we have through the course of time been extremely picky. We always consistently go for, that heifers give birth to a live calf, so a new generation of cows get easy started. As a consequence of our breeding goals, it is not unusual to find long-living cows with 8- 10 births calvings them.

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