Asked in Food & Cooking, Cattle Breeds
What are the top ten best beef cattle breeds?
Choosing the top beef breeds is based on opinion, since there really is no best breed, however, here are the current most popular beef breeds in North America (not in order): - Angus - Hereford - Charolais - Red Angus - Simmental - Limousin - Brahman - Gelbvieh - Shorthorn - Salers ...
Asked in Cows and Cattle
How long have Brahman beef cattle existed in India?
Brahmans don't exist in India. It is a breed only found in North America. India has zebu or Bos indicus-type cattle such as Nelore, Gyr and Guzerat which all were responsible for the foundation of the American Brahman breed after cattle of these breeds were imported to America from India. ...
Asked in Cattle Breeds
What and characteristics of each breed of beef cattle?
There are over 900 breeds of beef cattle in the world, some more well known than others. See the related links of the OSU Breeds of Livestock website and the Embryo Plus website for a large list of breeds (and their descriptions) below. ...
Asked in Cattle Breeds
What kind of cattle are Continental cattle?
Continental cattle are the cattle that were imported from Europe to improve the growth rate and leanness of existing breeds. Continental beef breeds are as follows: Charolais, Chianina, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Maine Anjou, Salers, and Simmental ...
Asked in Cows and Cattle, Cattle Breeds, Beef and Veal
What cattle are beef cattle?
Cattle which are raised for their muscle mass rather than their milk are beef cattle. Such cattle must be slaughtered in order to obtain such a product, unlike with dairy cattle which must be alive in order to produce milk. Breeds of beef cattle include (but are not limited to) Angus, Hereford, Shorthorn, Charolais, Devon, Galloway, Simmental, Brahma, and others. ...
Asked in Cows and Cattle, Beef and Veal
How much do beef cattle weigh?
Depending on the breed of cattle an adult can weigh anywhere from 770lbs, in the case of miniature cattle, and up to 3,300lbs in the case of the Chianina, the largest breed. There are over 400 different breeds of beef cattle worldwide. ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author James MacDonald written?
James MacDonald has written: 'History of polled Aberdeen or Angus cattle' -- subject(s): Beef cattle, Cattle breeds, Aberdeen-Angus cattle, Races, Bovins de boucherie, Aberdeen-Angus, Bovins 'History of Hereford cattle' -- subject(s): Beef cattle, Hereford cattle, Cattle breeds, Races, Bovins de boucherie, Bovins, Hereford (Race de bovins) ...