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GREAT GENETICS THAT FACILITATE YOUR WORK

The Normande breed is one of the dual-purpose breeds. It enables its breeders to produce quality milk which is rich in proteins, as well as meat renowned for its flavour and its marbling.

In addition to its good milk and economic results, the Normande breed has kept its functional aptitudes, thus ensuring comfort to the breeders' everyday work: thanks to its fertility, its longevity, its easy calving, and its docility.


A GREAT MILK COW, IN THE LEAD FOR TP (PROTEIN RATE)

Production
kg of milk per year
TB (fat rate)
g per kg
TA (total protein rate)
g per kg
Standardised milk (7%)
kg of milk per year
Corrected lactations 7530 42,9 36,3 8326
Source FCL - average 2008
Best cheese yielding and specific characteristics thanks to the quality of the proteins of Normande cows' milk (kappa-casein; 80% of B variant)

A CONVENIENT COW TO WORK WITH

  • Fertility: 8% above milk-only breeds average of success at first artificial insemination

    Normande 53%
    Milk-only breed 45%
    Source INRA

  • Calving ease
    Easy calvings Calvings without help
    Normande 96,5% 73,3%
    Milk-only breed 94,6% 69,2%
    Source INRA

REMARKABLE MEAT PERFORMANCES

Normande Quality Label (FQRN) bullocks Normande Quality Label (FQRN) cows
Carcass weight 400 kg 380 kg
EUROP rating O= to R= 0= to R-
Meat yielding 55% 53%
Average age at slaughtering time 36 months old 6,3 years old
Since 1992, a Normande Quality Label (FQRN) promotes Normande meat.

AN ECONOMICALLY SUCCESSFUL BREED

  • High price for its products
  • Greater feeding efficiency
  • Sturdy cow
  • Fertility
  • Calving ease
For all enquiries, please contact Jean-Louis Lemoine:
Address: NORMANDIE GÉNISSES
Avenue de Paris
F-50009 Saint-Lô Cedex
Tel: +33 (0) 6 80 93 26 56
Fax: +33 (0) 2 33 06 46 95
Email: jeanlouis.lemoine @ gmail.com