September 23, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Joe and Jane Smith
Smith’s Dutch Belted Dairy Cattle
12789 Rolling Hillside Road
Anywhere, WI 54268
Bobby Smith of Anywhere, WI exhibited the Senior
of the Any Other Breeds class at the Grundy County Fair last week. His cow is a 4 year old registered Dutch Belt. His family operates Smith’s Dutch Belted
Dairy Cattle where they milk 60 Dutch Belted cows.
Dutch Belts are
efficient animals of moderate size between Holsteins and Jerseys.
Cows weigh from 900-1500 pounds with bulls weighing 1350-2000
They are black, or occasionally red, with a dazzling white belt around
middle. This belt should begin a little back of the shoulder and
not quite to the hips and entirely around the body. Intelligence
friendly disposition make Dutch Belted cattle an excellent choice for
farms, rotational grazing, and other systems where ease of handling is
valued. For more information on Dutch
visit the Dutch Belted Cattle Association of America’s website at www.dutchbelted.com.
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