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A breed of cows coming from the Channel Island of the same name. Like Guernsey"s they were originally known as Alderney"s, and still go under this name in the U.S.A. Jersey"s produce about 5,500 pints of milk a year (which is a relatively low yield), but this has the highest average butterfat content of 5.14%. See 'Guernsey Cows'; 'Holstein-Friesian Cows'
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