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Definition of the noun Saanen

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noun - plural: Saanens

  1. A breed of light-colored short-haired dairy goats.
  2. An animal of this breed.

Place

Saanen is a municipality in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is the capital of the Obersimmental-Saanen administrative district.

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Google previewScience of Animal Agriculture (2011)

by Ray Herren

The Saanen is an all-white goat. Any coloration of this breed is registered as a Sable dairy goat. This goat is one of the largest breeds of dairy goats. The goats tend to be calm and produce the most milk on average of any of the other breeds of ...

Google previewHomemade Cheese (2011)

Recipes for 50 Cheeses from Artisan Cheesemakers by Janet Hurst

The Saanen is a beautiful all-white goat and the highest yielding of the six breeds .

Google previewCattle and Dairy Farming (1888)

by United States. Bureau of Foreign Commerce

Saanen is a skim-milk cheese and is so hard that it is easily grated ; it is used much in soups throughout Switzerland; it is made in cakes of 15 to 25 pounds. Urseren cheese is made mostly in the canton Uri ; the cakes weigh from 50 to CO ...

Google previewFarmers' Bulletin (1919)

The Saanen is a very prepotent breed, and in crossing with common does not only is the Saanen color obtained, but the size, conformation, and mammary development show great improvement over the common goat. Cross-bred Saanen ...

Google previewThe Goat Care Handbook, 2d ed. (2006)

by Mary Turner Stille

The Saanen is a Swiss breed and is considered the “Holstein” of the ...

Google previewThe Experimental Animal in Biomedical Research (1995)

Care, Husbandry, and Well-Being-An Overview by Species by Bernard E. Rollin

The Saanen is a big placid white goat that originated from Switzerland, as did the Toggenburg, which is characterized by its uniform white markings on ears, face, and legs superimposed on a color varying from light brown to dark chocolate ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Historic and Endangered Livestock and Poultry Breeds (2001)

by Janet Vorwald Dohner

The largest goat ever recorded was a Saanen buck that weighed 400 pounds. Thelongest-livedgoatwasaGoldenGuernsey– AngloNubiancrossthatlivedtoageeighteen.Aphrodite raised 26 kids, including one set of quads and five sets of triplets.

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

Anglo Nubian Angora Bagot Boer British British Alpine British Guersney British Saanen British Toggenburg Cashmere English Golden Guersney Harness Pygmy Saanen Toggenburg ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1874)

by Popular encyclopedia

(to which the valleyB of Hasli, Grindelvald, Lauterbrun, Cander, Frutingen, Adelboden, Simmen, and Saanen, with numerous smaller valleys, belong), begins at the foot of the high ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Common breedsof dairy goats are Anglo-Nubian, British Alpine, Saanen, Toggenburg. Common indigenous goats, e.g.Boer, areusually dualor even multipurpose. Male goatsare called bucks orbillies; females are doesor nanniesand ...

Google previewThey Eat That? A Cultural Encyclopedia of Weird and Exotic Food from around the World (2012)

by Jonathan Deutsch, Natalya Murakhver

Saanen (from Switzerland), and Toggenburg (from Switzerland). A good amount of this milk is used to make cheese. Goat cheese ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Saanen doe, Laurelwood Acres Merna , ...

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