|Scientific name Bos taurus|
Higher classification Cattle
|Similar Gyr cattle, Nelore, Guzerat, Brahman, Canchim|
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The Girolando is a breed of dairy cattle created in Brazil by crossing Gyr cattle, a Bos indicus breed which is resistant to hot temperatures and tropical diseases, with Holstein cows, a Bos taurus breed. Approximately 80% of the milk production in Brazil is produced from Girolando cows. A Girolando is 3/8 Gir and 5/8 Holstein.