Limousin cattle originated from France, specifically from the Limousin and Marche regions. Locally, though, Limousin cattle come from other Limousin cattle, specifically cows and bulls that are of the Limousin breed.
No. A Hereford cow will only give birth to a Hereford-Limousin cross calf if bred to a Limousin bull. Only a Limousin cow can give birth to a Limousin calf--IF she's bred to a Limousin bull. Just like a Hereford… Full Answer
Limousin cattle are both horned and polled depending on genetics. Horned tends to be more prevalent, but it is not uncommon to see French breeders that have polled Limousin cattle. Polled Limousin are most common in North America.
French and Occitan are spoken in Limousin. There are about 4 different Occitan dialects in use in Limousin, although their use is rapidly declining: Limousin dialect Auvergnat dialect in the East/North-East Languedocien in the Southern fringe of Corrèze Marchois
The first automobile limousine, built in 1902, was designed so the driver sat outside under a covered compartment. The word limousine is derived from the name of the French region Limousin, because this covered compartment physically resembled the cloak hood… Full Answer
Limousin cattle are a beef breed, not a dairy breed of cattle. So in other words, no not really. They have a milking ability that is matched to that of Angus, which is not nearly as good as Holstein or… Full Answer
Limousins are not the easiest to spot, unless you're in France or looking for the more traditional coloured type cattle and are not spotting them from the highway traveling 100 km/hr down the road. Typically the heritage-type Limousin cattle are… Full Answer
Well if you mean the now extinct horse breed it used to weight around 1000 to 1400 pounds. If you mean the French Limousin Cattle, then current weights are cows, 1,543 pounds and for bulls 2,645 pounds.