Asked in Cattle Reproduction
What is a terminal sire?
A terminal sire is a sire that has genetics for calves that are intended to be used for slaughter instead of for breeding purposes. Terminal sires include such breeds as Simmental, Charolais, Limousin, Maine Anjou and Blonde d'Aquitaine. Terminal sires have the genetics for higher weight gains and larger weaning weights than maternal sires. Terminal sires stress for more masculine qualities (i.e., muscling) than maternal sires (milking ability, mothering ability, calving ease, etc.) ...
Asked in Horse Breeds
What breed did the Thoroughbred descend from?
The thoroughbred breed descended from three foundation Arabian sires, the Byerley Turk, the Darley Arabian and the Godolphin Arabian. In turn, these three sires produced four main thoroughbred lines: Eclipse, Herod, Matchem and a son of Herod named Highflyer. The sires would have been bred to the native English stock, which most likely would have included breeds such as the Norfolk Roadster, the Irish Hobby, and the Galloway crossed with Spanish and Italian bloodlines. ...
Asked in The Mortal Instruments
In mortal instermates the sires are jace and clary really brother and sister?
no they are not in the last book they dicover they are not related and get together ...