Meet Our Animals > Brown Swiss
Quick Facts
Native to Switzerland
Primary Diet Corn silage (high quality forage crop) and grass
Adult Weight 1,500 pounds
Lifespan 15 to 20 years

Brown Swiss

This breed was originally imported to the U.S. in 1869. The milk from the brown Swiss is ideal for cheese, which makes them one of the most popular breeds in the world for cheese making. Wisconsin is one of the states that has the largest brown Swiss populations in the U.S.


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