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Answered 2015-05-27 19:24:44

There are both beef and dairy breeds (over 900 breeds in the world):

- Holstein

- Hereford

- Brahman

- Red Sindhi

- Sahiwal

- Tharparkar

- Dajal

- Brown Swiss

- Angus

- Red Angus

- Ancient White Park

- American White Park

- Canadienne

- Dutch Belted

- Florida Cracker/Pineywoods

- Milking Shorthorn

- Red Poll

- Galloway

- Belted Galloway

- Guernsey

- Devon (aka Beef Devon or North Devon)

- Scottish Highland

- Kerry

- Randall (aka Randall Lineback)

- Jersey

- Guernsey

- Ayrshire

- Charolais

- Chianina

- Simmental (red, black and Fleckvieh)

- Limousin (traditional, red, and black)

- Shorthorn

- South Devon

- Pinzgauer

- Brangus

- Red Brangus

- Charbray

- Simbrah

- Santa Gertrudis

- Senepol

- Beefmaster

- Belgian Blue

- Belgian Red

- Piedmontese

- Welsh Black

- Dexter

- Texas Longhorn

- English Longhorn

- Hays Converter

- American

- Ranger

- Beefalo

- Maine Anjou

- Chiangus

- Salers

- Murray Grey

- Aubrac

- Corriente

- Gelbvieh

- Barzona

- Afrikaner

- Ankole

- Watusi

- Ankole-Watusi

- Wagyu

- Tarentiase

- Tuli

- Santa Cruz

- Romagnola

- Normande

- Nelore

- Zebu

- Marchigiana

- Indu-Brazilian

- Gyr (also spellled Gir)

- Droughtmaster

- Buelingo

- British White

- Braford

- Balancer

- Belmont Red

- Blonde d'Aquitaine

- Bonsmara

- Brahmousin

- Braunvieh

- Luing

- Milking Devon

- Nguni

- Club Calf

- Black Maximizer

- Beefmaker

- Speckle Park

- Barzona

- Santa Cruz

...and many many more can be found below.
There are over 900 breeds of cattle in the world, the following list is just a few.

  • Charolais
  • Hereford
  • Simmental
  • Red and Black Angus
  • Limousin
  • Shorthorn
  • Milking Shorthorn
  • Galloway
  • Belted Galloway
  • Highland
  • Texas Longhorn
  • Dexter
  • Holstein
  • Jersey
  • Canadienne
  • White Park
  • Guernsey
  • Red and White Holstein
  • Ayrshire
  • Beefalo
  • Beefmaster
  • Belgian Blue
  • Blonde d'Aquitane
  • Bonsmara
  • Braford
  • Brahman
  • Brahmousin
  • Brangus
  • Braunvieh
  • British White
  • Brown Swiss
  • Miniature Hereford
  • Chianina
  • Devon
  • American Devon
  • South Devon
  • Droughtmaster
  • Gelbvieh
  • Lowline
  • Maine-Anjou
  • Murray Grey
  • Pinzguar
  • Salers
  • Shetland
  • Wagyu
  • Zebu
  • Dutch Belted
  • Dutch Freisian
  • Holstein-Freisian
  • Hungarian Grey


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