A breed of dairy cattle originating from the Dutch provinces of North Holland and Friesland, and Schleswig-Holstein in Northern Germany and Jutland known as the world's highest-production dairy animals.
- Friesians have distinctive black and white markings
- Large dairy production, averaging 7,655 litres of milk per year
- A healthy calf weighs 40 to 50 kg
- A mature Holstein cow typically weighs 680-770 kg