Alpine

Considered one of the Swiss breeds but its origin is believed to be mainly Swiss and French influence.  The Alpine is medium to large in size and is considered a good reliable milker with long lactations.  A mature doe weighs at least 135 pounds, and a mature buck weighs at least 170 pounds.  The Alpine is a very popular breed and is adaptable to any climate.  The Alpine breed has many varieties and therefore can be of almost any color or combination of colors.

DHIR BREED AVERAGES – 2015 LACTATIONS
DOES 275-305 DAYS in MILK N= AVG. AGE at START of LACTATION MILK lbs RANGE B-FAT
% / lbs
PROTEIN
% / lbs
 ECM*lbs
ALPINE 472 3y6m 2548 860-6990 3.2 / 82 2.9 / 73 2421

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