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Blaarkop (also known as Groninger Blaarkop or GroningsrnBlaarkop, Groninger, Groningue, Roodblaar, Roodwitkop, Zwartblaar, andrnZwartwitkop) are dairy cattle from the Netherlands. They are mainly found inrnthe Groningen province of Netherlands. They are an old breed which has beenrnmentioned as early as the 14th century. Their ancestry may be traced to thernMiddle Ages.rnrn 

rnrnBlaarkop cattle are medium-sized typically with black colorrnwith a white head and belly. Although about 5 percent of the total populationrnare red in color rather than black. The breed is sturdily built with matchingrnmuscles, a horned head and have very strong legs. There are black ringrn(blister) around their eyes, and the tail has a white tip. Both bulls and cowsrnusually have small horns.

rnrnTheir average height vary from 135 to 140 cm, and about 145rnto 150 cm for the bulls. The mature bulls on average weight around 800 kg. And thernaverage live body weight of the mature cows is around 600 kg.

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