Cattle Breeds

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Limousin (cattle) - Characteristics - Comparisons With Other Breeds
... A USMARC long-term multi-breed study of Limousins, three British (Red Poll, Hereford, Angus) and five other continental European (Braunvieh, Pinzgauer, Gelbvieh, Simmental, Charaolais) cattle breeds reported that ... of live weight was significantly higher in Limousins than in most other cattle breeds ... meat yield was an average 34.9% of live weight for the three British cattle breeds, compared with 40.4% for the five other continental European breeds ...
Argentine Beef - Cattle Breeds - Charolais
... Brought to Argentina around 1910, the Charolais breed is originally from France ... Focusing on size and strength, farmers paid little attention to their quality of meat and therefore to refinement ...
Aurocks - Description
... that Smith's illustration was based on a cattle/aurochs hybrid, or an aurochs-like breed ... The body shape of the aurochs was strikingly different from many modern cattle breeds ... carrying the large horns, was substantially larger and more elongated than in most cattle breeds ...
Limousin (cattle) - History - Origin
... The history of Limousin cattle begins in the period known as the Pleistocene (2.6 million to 12,000 years ago), when many megafauna roamed the Earth ... that survived until the 17th century was the aurochs, the distant ancestor of modern cattle ... Eurasian aurochs were also domesticated into cattle breeds of European form (Bos taurus, also known as Bos primigenius taurus) commencing about 8,000 years ago in a region known as the Fertile ...

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