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Stockman’s Practice Info Breeds. Angus Originated in Aberdeen Scotland #1 Breed (by total numbers) in the US Good Mothers Good Muscle Good Marbling Good.

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1 Stockman’s Practice Info Breeds

2 Angus Originated in Aberdeen Scotland #1 Breed (by total numbers) in the US Good Mothers Good Muscle Good Marbling Good Carcass Traits

3 Hereford Originated in England Excellent Range Cattle Very Hardy

4 Shorthorn Originated in England Dual Purpose Breed –Milk –Meat Comes in three colors –Roan, Red, White

5 Charolais Originated in France Large Framed Cattle Heavy Muscled High Growth Rate

6 Simmental Originated in Switzerland Dual Purpose Breed –Milk –Meat Great Milk Production Good Mothers Large Frame Good Growth Rate

7 Tarantaise Originated in France Dual Purpose Breed –Milk –Meat Excellent Milk Production Good Mothers Excellent Growth Rate Good Muscling Black Points –nose, tail, around eyes, hooves

8 Gelbveih Originated in Bavaria (Germany) Excellent Fertility Good Mothers Good Milk Good Growth Rate

9 Limousin Originated in France Heavy Muscled –hindquarters Excellent Growth Excellent Rate of Gain O.K Mothers O.K Milking Ability

10 Red Angus Originated in England Same Traits as Angus Good Mothers Good Milk Good Meat Good Marbling

11 Brahman Originated in India (Bos Indicus) - Zebu Cattle Insect & Disease Resistant Heat Tolerant Very Lean Carcass Widely used in the Southern U.S.

12 Beefmaster Developed in Texas by crossbreeding –Brahman –Hereford –Shorthorn Selected to produce BEEF Productive cows on harsh range conditions

13 Santa Gertrudis Developed by the King Ranch in Texas –5/8 Shorthorn –3/8 Brahman Heat Tolerant Easy Calving Good Milking Good Weight Gains

14 Brangus Developed in the Southern U.S. by crossbreeding –5/8 Angus –3/8 Brahman Good carcass traits of the Angus breed + heat tolerance, disease and insect resistance and hardiness of the Brahman breed

15 Longhorn 100% American Very Hardy Very Adaptable to Range Conditions Calving Ease High Fertility Disease Resistant

16 Corriente Spanish Cattle Very Hardy Rodeo Cattle

17 Chianina Originated in Italy Used as a Draft Animal Very Large Frame Very Long Legs Heavy Muscled Blacks Points –Nose –Tail –Around Eyes –Hooves

18 Maine-Anjou Originated in France Dual Purpose Heavy Muscled Good Milk Used in Crossbreeding for Show Steers

19 Salers Originated in France Dual Purpose Heavy Muscled Good Milk Dark Red Color

20 Pinzgauer Originated in Bavaria White Markings on –tail –tail head & back –underside Good Mother Good Milk Adaptable Disease Resistant

21 Highland Originated in Scotland Very Hardy Easy Keepers Horned Long Hair

22 Belted Galloway Originated in England Heavy Milkers Black with White Belt

23 Swine

24 Berkshire Came from England Good Meat Quality

25 Duroc Developed in the Corn Belt of the U.S. Fast Growing Good Meat Quality Heavy Muscled & Lean

26 Hampshire Originated in England Fast Growing Muscular Good Meat Quality Hardiness & Vigor

27 Landrace Came from Denmark Very large, floppy ears –cover face Milk Production Large Litters

28 Yorkshire Originated in England “The Mother Breed” Durable #1 Breed in the U.S. Produces, lean, high-performing pigs

29 Chester White Developed in Chester County, Pennsylvania Good Mothers Large Litters Low Growth Rate Poor Carcass Traits

30 Spots Developed in Ohio –Descendants of the Poland China Hogs Black & White “Spots” Droopy Ears Known for –Feed Efficiency –Rate of Gain –Carcass quality

31 Poland China Developed in U.S Excellent Rate of Gain

32 Sheep

33 Dorset Originated in England Dual Purpose Good Carcass Quality Good Mothering Good Fleece Quality –free from dark fibers Will breed “out of season”

34 Hampshire Originated in England Feed efficiency –converts forages into Meat & Fiber Rapid growth rate Black face w/Wool Cap Black Legs

35 Rambouillet Originated in France Dual Purpose Very Hardy Large Frame Superior Wool Quality Will breed out of season Loose folds of skin

36 Suffolk Originated in England Large Frame Fast Growing Good Carcass Traits Black Head Large Black, Bell-Shaped Ears Black Legs

37 Columbia Developed by the USDA –Lincoln x Rambouillet VERY Large Frame Excellent Range Sheep Good fleece production Produces heavy lambs

38 Merino Originated in Australia #1 Breed in Australia Excels in Wool Production Excellent Fleece Quality Many Different Types of Merino Sheep

39 Border Leicester Originated in England –Brought to U.S. by George Washington Long, lustrous wool Pink skin

40 Finnsheep Originated in Finland Very Hardy Range Sheep Very Prolific –many babies Good Mothering Good Fleece Quality “Toothpick legs”

41 Chevoit Originated in England Hardy Easy Lambing Good Mothers Long, dense wool Pricked Ears Black muzzle & feet Wool free face

42 Jacob Originated in England Excellent fleece Easy lambing Double horns White(60%) & Brown(40%) “Unimproved Species”

43 Lincoln Originated in England “Worlds Largest Breed of Sheep” Large, lean & well muscled Good range sheep Fleece is in heavy locks of wool

44 Corriedale Originated in New Zealand & Australia Dual Purpose Large Frame Good Carcass Quality High Fleece Yield ** Takes a lot of feed to maintain this breed**

45 Shropshire Originated in England Dual Purpose Large, Growthy Sheep Good Wool Production Wool from Head to Tail –will have wool on face Black Head & Legs

46 Southdown Originated in England Mousy Gray - Brown Face Wool on the Face Easy Lambing Fast Growing, Meaty Lambs

47 Romanov Originated in Russia Very Early Maturing –3 months of age Large Litter –4,5,6,.kids. Will breed all year long Black Head Black Legs Grayish Fleece

48 Tunis American Breed Red/Tan Face & Legs Fatten Easily Used in East Coast Ethnic Markets Good Mothers Prolific Disease Resistant

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