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2 BREEDS, ORIGINS, COLORS, CHARACTERISTICS BEEF CATTLE BREEDS

3 MAJOR BEEF BREEDS Angus Beefmaster Brahman Charolais Chiania Hereford Limousin Longhorn Shorthorn Simmental

4 ANGUS BEEF CATTLE Color-Black ( in some cases double recessive cattle may be Red ) Origin-Scotland Characteristics- smooth muscle, meaty, polled, Great Carcass traits. Size pounds.

5 BEEFMASTER Color-Red, Tan, & White Origin-USA-Texas Characteristics- crossbred with Brahman, Hereford and Shorthorn. Size pounds.

6 BRAHMAN Color-Creamy to tan Origin-India Characteristics- large crest or hump, heat tolerant, loose skin, droopy ears. Size pounds.

7 CHAROLAIS Color-Creamy to White Origin-France Characteristics- Fast Growth, excellent mothering, meaty Size-Medium - large pounds

8 CHIANIA- PRONOUNCED KEY-A-NEE-A Color-White Origin-Italy Characteristics- HUGE size, muscular, large frame, sound. Size-Bulls up to 4000 pounds.

9 HEREFORDS Color-Red with White Face, etc. Origin-England Characteristics- Easy calving, Good Mothering, Meaty, Gentle, polled and horned. Size pounds.

10 LIMOUSIN Color-Red, cream, tan, with white Origin-France Characteristics- Very Meaty Carcass traits, Muscular, Size pounds.

11 TEXAS LONGHORN AKA LONGHORN Color-Red, tan, white, black. Origin-Spain Characteristics- Meatless Wonders, slow growers, long horns, Size pounds.

12 SHORTHORN Color-Red, White, or mixed- Roan Origin-England Characteristics- Meaty, gentle, good mothers, may be polled or horned. Size pounds.

13 SIMMENTAL Color-Red, tan, dark with white Origin-Switzerland Characteristics- meaty, excellent mothers, Size pounds.

14 OTHER MINOR BEEF BREEDS Maine Anjou Galloway Santa Gertrudis-Brahman X Shorthorn King Ranch in Texas, 1920’s first crossbred animal developed. Salers Red Poll Murray Gray Gelbvieh Highland Brangus-Brahman X Angus-Oklahoma.

15 CAN YOU NAME THESE BREEDS?

16 CAN YOU NAME THE BREED? 1. Hereford 2.? 3.? 4.?

17 CAN YOU NAME THE BREEDS?

18 CAN YOU NAME THE BREED? 1. Hereford 2. Polled Hereford 3.? 4.?

19 CAN YOU NAME THE BREEDS?

20 CAN YOU NAME THE BREED? 1.Hereford 2.Polled Hereford 3.Charolais 4.?

21 CAN YOU NAME THE BREEDS?

22 CAN YOU NAME THE BREED? 1.Hereford 2.Polled Hereford 3.Charolais 4.Brahman

23 WHICH BREED CAME FROM FRANCE? A. Charolais Charolais B. HerefordHereford C. LimousinLimousin D. BrahmanBrahman

24 CONGRATULATIONS-YOU ARE RIGHT! Click here to return to slide program Click here

25 SORRY-PLEASE TRY AGAIN. Click here to return to slides Click here

26 BEEF BREED ORIGIN QUIZ 1. Hereford 1. ___?_______

27 BEEF BREED ORIGIN QUIZ 1. Hereford 2. Angus 1. England 2. _____?_____

28 BEEF BREED ORIGIN QUIZ 1. Hereford 2. Angus 3. Charolais 1. England 2. Scotland 3. ____?____

29 BEEF BREED ORIGIN QUIZ 1. Hereford 2. Angus 3. Charolais 4. Chiania 1. England 2. Scotland 3. France 4. _____?_____

30 BEEF BREED ORIGIN QUIZ 1. Hereford 2. Angus 3. Charolais 4. Chiania 5. Brahman 1. England 2. Scotland 3. France 4. Italy 5. _____?_____

31 BEEF BREEDS ORIGIN QUIZ 1. Hereford 2. Angus 3. Charolais 4. Chiania 5. Brahman 1. England 2. Scotland 3. France 4. Italy 5. India


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