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Originated in England and first imported into the United States in 1823 Medium size hog with an “acceptable carcass” Black in color with six.

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7 Originated in England and first imported into the United States in 1823 Medium size hog with an “acceptable carcass” Black in color with six white points (four legs, head, and tail) Erect ears Disqualification from the American Berkshire Association include swirls on the back or sides, large amounts of white hair on the body, and red hair

8 Originated from red hogs from the eastern United States Red in color with shades from light to dark, with a medium cherry being preferred Good mothering ability, growth rate, and feed conversion Disqualifications for registry include having more than 3 black spots, spots larger than 2 inches in diameter, cryptorchidism (retention of one or more testicles in the body cavity), fewer than 6 teats on each side of sows, or white hair on the body

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10 Originated in Northern England and Southern Scotland and imported in the United States in 1838 Small body with blocky build White face and legs with black nostrils and “alert” appearance Breed is all polled Fleece grows 4-5 inches per year Does not have a strong flocking (staying in a group) instinct

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21 Originated in Yorkshire, England and imported to the United States in the 1800s White in color sometimes with pigmented spots called freckles Erect ears Early bacon breed Noted for large litters, good mothering ability, high feed efficiency rapid growth, and a long carcass Often used in crossbreeding programs Disqualifications from the American Yorkshire Club include swirls on the upper third of the body, hair other than white, less than six teats on each side, cryptorchidism

22 Originated in Denmark, then imported by the USDA in 1934 for experimental purposes White in color Long Bodied Long ears that lop forward and down Noted for mothering ability and large litters Disqualifications from the American Landrace Association include black hair, erect ears, and less than six teats on each side

23 Originated in France and imported to the United States in Ranges in color from pure white to black, with many varied color patterns Erect ears Short haired No dewalp Both bearded and non-bearded Bucks: lbs Does: lbs Average Milk Production: lbs per year

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28 Originated in Chester County, Pennsylvania in 1848 Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and Chester breeds mixed to form Chester White Solid white in color Forward drooping ears Disqualifications for registry include swirls on the back or side and any color other than white

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30 Developed in South Africa White bodied with a white or black head Coat is a mixture of hair and wool that sheds in the spring Heavily muscled lambs that grow rapidly Have the ability to breed out of season to produce fall lambs Interest for Dorper sheep has built in the United States in recent years

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36 Originated in Spain and imported to the United Stated in 1793 A, B, and C type (A=very wrinkled skin, B=somewhat wrinkled skin, C= little to no wrinkles) White fleece growing about 2.5 to 4 inches in length Horned or polled rams and polled ewes Medium in size with angular bodies Able to do well in poor grazing climates and all types of climates Their fleece demands a high price around the world, therefore it is known as the “Golden Fleece”

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38 Originated in southern England and imported in the United States in 1887 Medium size with a blocky build Ears, nose, face, and legs are all white Produce a medium-coarse, light weight fleece Popular with breeders because the ewes breed out of season, meaning lambs can be born in the fall

39 Developed in the United States from a strain of the Nubian breed May be any color Two types of ears Gopher- 1 inch or less with little to no cartilage Bucks must have gopher ears to register Elf- 2 inches long with cartilage shaping and possibly turned up or down FUN FACT- Due to the lack of a sizeable ear, this breed must be marked on the tail for identification!

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41 Originated in France and imported to the United States in 1840 Around half of all crossbred sheep contain Rambouillet blood Popular in the western U.S. Most popular fine wool breed White in color Large body with a blocky build Meatier carcass than that of the Merino, however as good as meat production breeds Fleece grows approximately 3.5 inches per year

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46 Appear basically the same as domesticated hogs Major problem in the southeastern United States Non-game animal that may be taken any time of the year, by any method, with no limit Click the link to learn about the problem in Texas! /watch?v=9ntKyFWOoNI /watch?v=9ntKyFWOoNI

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48 Ancient breed originating in Turkey and first imported to the United States in Most popular in the southwestern United States Most individuals are horned, however a small number are polled Long, thin, droopy ears Bucks: lbs Does: lbs Fleece of the Angora goat is called mohair Kid mohair is higher value because it becomes coarser as the goat ages Average mohair production: 6-7 lbs per year

49 Originated in South Africa and imported to the United States in 1993 Color: White with a red head and shoulders All individuals are horned Very popular and rapidly growing meat breed in the United States making it popular for farmers Bucks: lbs Does: lbs Average daily gain: lbs per day

50 Originated in southern England and first imported in the United States in 1803 One of the oldest sheep breeds in the world Moderate size sheep Face, ears and legs are grey or brown Tend to become overly fat at an early age Adaptable to all climates and environments Fleece of 5 to 7 lbs

51 Originated in Africa and imported to the United States in 1896 May be any color or combination of colors Short hair Long, droopy ears Does are beardless Buck: lbs Doe: lbs Average Milk Production: lbs per year

52 Originated in England and imported between 1825 and 1835 Major development of the breed occurred in Kentucky! Black in a color with a white belt around the forepart of the body Erect ears Noted for muscle and carcass leanness Popular in crossbreeding programs Disqualification for registry occurs from cryptorchidism, incomplete belt, or a belt that covers more than two-thirds of the body

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57 Originated in Switzerland Alert in appearance because of their forward pointing ears Coloration of bay ranging from a light to deep red bay with black on the head, belly, knees, and hocks Wattles-a projection of skin hanging from the chin Bucks: minimum of 150 lbs and 30 inches tall Does: minimum of 120 lbs and 28 inches tall Average Milk Production: 2000 lbs per year

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59 Originated in the French Cameroon area of Africa inches tall at the withers Can be any color, however white or black is preferred Used mainly in zoos or for 4-H and FFA projects National Pygmy Goat Association standards: Muzzle, forehead, eyes, and ears are accented in lighter tones than body Front and rear hooves are darker than the remainder of the body Carmel colored goats must have faint stripes on the front sides of their darker front hooves

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62 Originated in Switzerland and first imported to the United States in 1893 Color varies from light fawn to dark chocolate Ears are white with dark spots in the middle Two white stripes on face from eyes to muzzle Bucks: lbs Does: lbs Average Milk Production: lbs per year

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64 Originated in southern England and first imported in the United States before 1840 Large in size with a blocky body type and entire breed is polled Face, legs, ears, and nose are black Known for their good milking ability and medium maturation rate, with lambs ready for market at weaning Produce 6-7 pounds of medium- fine textured wool One of the most popular medium wool breeds in the U.S., especially in the midwest

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