Guernsey cattle

Guernsey cattle

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  • Guernsey cattle — The Guernsey is a breed of cattle used in dairy farming. It is fawn and white in color, and is particularly renowned for the rich flavour of its milk, as well as its hardiness and docile disposition.MilkThe unique qualities of the milk produced… …   Wikipedia

  • Guernsey-Rind — Guernsey Rinder in St. Saviour s, Guernsey Das Guernsey Rind ist eine Rinderrasse von der Kanalinsel Guernsey. Es handelt sich um eine milchbetonte Rasse mit blassem bis braunem Fell. Sie ist besonders bekannt für den außerordentlichen Geschmack… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guernsey (disambiguation) — Guernsey may be:* Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands * Guernsey (clothing), a piece of clothing * Guernsey cattle, a breed of cattle * Golden Guernsey, a breed of goatsPlaces;Canada * Guernsey, Saskatchewan;United States * Guernsey, Iowa *… …   Wikipedia

  • Guernsey — /gerrn zee/, n., pl. Guernseys for 2, 3. 1. Isle of, one of the Channel Islands, in the English Channel. With adjacent islands: 51,138; 241/2 sq. mi. (63 sq. km). 2. one of a breed of dairy cattle, raised originally on the Isle of Guernsey,… …   Universalium

  • Guernsey — This article is about the British Crown Dependency. For other uses, see Guernsey (disambiguation). Bailiwick of Guernsey Bailliage de Guernesey …   Wikipedia

  • Guernsey — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Guernsey <p></p> Background: <p></p> Guernsey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy, which held sway in both… …   The World Factbook

  • guernsey — is the second largest of the Channel Islands. The name is used attributively to designate things found in or associated with Guernsey. Thus the term Guernsey cow for an animal of a breed of usually brown and white dairy cattle that originated in… …   Australian idioms

  • Guernsey — ► NOUN (pl. Guernseys) 1) a breed of dairy cattle from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, noted for producing rich, creamy milk. 2) (guernsey) a thick sweater made from oiled wool. 3) (guernsey) Austral. a football shirt …   English terms dictionary

  • Guernsey — breed of cattle, 1834, from the Channel Island where it was bred; the island name is Viking. Like neighboring JERSEY (Cf. Jersey), it was also taken as the name for a coarse, close fitting vest of wool (1839), and in Australia the word supplies… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Guernsey — Guernsey1 [gʉrn′zē] n. pl. Guernseys 1. [after GUERNSEY2, where first bred] any of a breed of medium sized dairy cattle, usually fawn colored with white markings 2. [orig. made on the island] [g ] a closefitting, knitted woolen shirt, worn by… …   English World dictionary

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