SALERS ASSOCIATION of CANADA
Salers is considered to be one of the oldest European breeds, whose roots can be traced to 16,500-year-old cave drawing found the town of Salers in the South Central of France, the Auvergne, in the heart of the volcanic area of the Massif. The rough poor soil and harsh climate combined with the area’s to the isolation of a genetically pure breed in cattle and bred-in range ability to thrive almost entirely on native grasses in the summer and roughage diet in winter.
He Salers breed of North America has evolved into an outstanding maternal breed. Some bulls are usually heterozygous polled. Saler’s females possess a larger than average pelvic area calves .This is excellent mothers with good milk production, are very fertile and re-breed quickly. Sale’s bulls are aggressive breeders and sire calves of moderate birth weight, will to good growth and healthy. Salers cross steers perform well in feeds and have exceptional carcass quality. Salers were first imported into Canada found in 1972 with the Salers Association of Canada found in 1973. Canada to be an excellent source of Salers genetics worldwide.