Murboden cattle are bred primarily in Carinthia, Styria and Lower Austria in Austria, and in the bordering Slovenia. They are a mountain breed used as beef and milk producers, as well as being draught animals.
"Piedmontese" are from the Piedmont Mountain area of northern Italy. They are thought to be the product of two distinct breeds - the Auroch and the Zebu - fused and evolved over 25,000 years of natural selection to become the Piedmontese breed. The cattle are white or gray with black hoofs, switch, ears and nose. Piedmontese are double muscled with a long body, dished face and small black tipped horns.
Maine-Anjou is a breed of cattle, it's origin is in the Anjou region in West France. It is a large breed, with bulls weighing 998 to 1406 kilos (2200 to 3100 pounds), and cows 680 to 862 kilos (1500 to 1900 pounds). It is a complete breed which contributes maternal & growth traits, a color, skin pigmentation, easy to maintain & handle. The breed was founded in in 1839 it's purpose was to provide better Beef production.
"Maine-Anjou" originated in the northwestern part of France. The Maine-Anjou name comes from the Maine and Anjou river valleys. The Maine-Anjou is one of the largest breeds developed in France, with mature bulls weighing from 2200 to 2700 pounds on the average. Mature cows will range from 1500 to 1900 pounds. The coloring is a very dark red with white markings on the head, belly, rear legs and tail. Black and roan are also seen.