The breed - Blonde d´Aquitaine
The ancestral home of this breed is the south of France. The Blonde d'Aquitaine is a very young breed. The stud book was closed only 1962. Blonde d'Aquitaine is an outstanding beef cattle with several characteristics unmatched by other breeds:
- high meat producing capacity
even with intensive feeding only marginal fat formation despite unrivalled daily weight gain. Very tall, very well muscled with highest final weight .
- best beef quality
fibrous, marmoreal (fat cloudy) and tasty.
- highest exploitation (up to 70%)
low bone percentage, pronounced musculature, unequalled carcass quality. The percentage of prime cuts can be reached by no other breed.
- very robust
high adaptability to climate and feeding basis.
long fertile period (15 years), the above characteristics notwithstanding.
- easy calving
because of the special form of the pelvis and of the calves (tall and thin), 95% without aid.