Simmental is an unproblematic, long-living dual-purpose breed with good milk and beef performance. It is particularly suitable for extensive farming. Simmental cattle also stand out for their good adaptability to pasture and ability to perform even under difficult production and management conditions, achieving a really high protein yield. Simmental cattle are known for their excellent metabolic stability. Simmental is a breed originating from Switzerland; thanks to a strong selection and to the region it comes from, the Berner Oberland (mountainous region), it has developed into a resilient dual-purpose breed with excellent fitness traits. From there, it has conquered the whole world since as far back as the mid 18th century.
- Swiss origin
- Good milk and beef performances
- Robust cows with excellent fitness traits