Looking at these muscled bulls have the impression that they are crammed with a growth hormone that makes them champions cow bodybuilding. But in fact his appearance this kind shall genetics and many years of breeding crosses.
Random mutation gave the Belgian Bulls incredibly big muscles and only in 1997, scientists were able to explain this phenomenon. Was discovered gene encoding myostatin – a protein that inhibits the overgrowth of muscle tissue. Invite you to consider these bulls in more detail.
Belgian Blue Bulls – is a large animal with rounded forms and distinct muscles. Neck, shoulders, back, loin and rump highlighted well developed muscles. Back straight. The breed has a beautiful strong legs and can be easily moved. The color can vary from white, blue-black and piebald to previous combinations of colors. Red is sometimes present in the genotype of the individual lines. The breed has a very calm temperament.
Height ranging from 1.45 to 1.50 m often meet individuals weighing more than 1300 kg. Cows typically weigh 850 to 900 kg, and may exceed 1.40 m in height. Developed muscles are the hallmark of the breed of beef cattle. Calves are not born with these muscles, and muscles begin showing usually 4 to 6 weeks of life.