The Guernsey was developed on the island of Guernsey, one of the channel islands between France and England.  The island is noted for luxuriant pastures; hence, grazing ability was not a trait which was selected in early breedings.  Guernsey cattle are fawn to orange-red colored with clear white markings.  The are noted for producing milk with a deep yellow color indicating high carotene (Vitamin A, precursor) content.  Guernsey milk is high in milkfat and total solids content.







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