This breed originated in the Haute Saône-Doubs region of France. They are a dairy
and meat breed belonging to the French Red Pied group. They are bright red and white
and originated from Bernese cattle brought by the Mennonites in the 18th century.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
Montbéliard Cattle GalleryTake a closer look at the Montbéliard breed.