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Salers are a [[breeds|breed]] that originated in the Southern half of the Massif Central in the Auvergne region of France.
 
Salers are a [[breeds|breed]] that originated in the Southern half of the Massif Central in the Auvergne region of France.
  
The breed is one of the oldest breeds in the world, with prehistoric cave paintings suggesting that a similar type of animal has been bred in the area for 7-10,000 years. The drawings were found near Salers, a small medieval town in the centre of France.
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Until modern times Salers cattle were respected not only as beef animals, but as milk producers for cheese products and were also used as strong sources of animal power.
 
 
 
In France today, only about 10% of the Salers herds are still milked, the remainder being used for beef production.
 

Latest revision as of 01:19, 13 March 2013

Salers are a breed that originated in the Southern half of the Massif Central in the Auvergne region of France.

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