About Fleckvieh Cattle
Fleckvieh are Austria cattle raised for both milk and meat
production. They were developed in the 19th century from cross-breeding of
local stock with Simmental cattle that were imported from Switzerland in about
They can be used for crossing with dairy or with meat cattle
breeds. Currently they are available in many countries throughout the world.
They are mainly available in Hungary, Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, Germany,
Belgium, Austria, Peru, Uruguay and Paraguay. Today there are about 41 million of
them available throughout the world.
Fleckvieh cattle are medium to large cattle and are red pied
or solid red. They can be either horned or polled. The average height of the
mature bulls is about 150-165 cm at the withers, and about 140-150 cm for the
bulls. The average live body weight of the mature cows vary from 700 to 800 kg.
And live body weight of the mature bulls is between 1100 and 1300 kg.