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.