European Cattle

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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 before becoming extinct from environmental pressures such as ... megafuana 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 Crescent in ...
Frontier Strip - Frontier History - Native Bison, European Cattle - Cowboy's Duties
... out on the range and bringing together the scattered cattle ... All cattle would be sorted, roped, and branded, and most male cattle were castrated ... Later, cattle also needed to be dehorned and examined and treated for infections ...

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