Normande are a white and red breed originating from the northwest of France. Normande are great at producing rich milk and marbled beef. Studies have shown that Normande has much higher feed conversion rates than other breeds on the same diet.

Bringing Normande into your Three Way Cross breeding program will increase your dairy-beef capabilities, boost your calves growth rate and increase component %.

Key facts about the Norweigian Reds

  • Studies in France have documented 5.0 feed conversion rates on the same type of diet.
  • Normande cows on high forage feeding systems average between 6,000 and 7,000 kgs of milk per lactation at 3.6 % protein and 4.4 % fat.
  • 90 % of the individuals carry the B Kappa Caseine gene and 82 % of AI Bulls have the BB Genotype

Normande can add to your Three Way Cross herds;

  • Dual-purpose breed for meat & milk production
  • Calving ease
  • Incredible feed conversion
  • Rich milk for cheese production
  • Good growth rate in calves

Ready to create a more efficient future with the Three Way Cross?

Our team of dedicated breeding consultants is ready to come and visit your herd and work with you to produce a structure strategy for optimising your crossbreed herds genetic strategy for your dairy operation.

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