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Beef, Sheep, Swine and Goat Breeds

Nada Carter

General Livestock Project Bowl Crossword Puzzle on Breeds

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2.This beef breed originated in England, is known for its good mothering and milking ability and can be red, white or roan.
5.Developed in Italy, this beef breed is especially noted for its double muscling.
8.Developed at the Idaho Experiment Station as a Finn x Dorset x Rambouillet x Targhee cross, especially noted for its prolificacy.
9.This swine breed has erect ears and a black body with six white points including its nose, tail and feet.
13.This beef breed was imported to the U.S. from Mexico in 1936. It is known for its fast growth and lean meat.
15.This swine breed originated in the U.S., has floppy ears and is known as a mother breed.
16.Developed from the Spanish Merino in France.
17.This goat originated in South Africa from South African x Dutch goats.
18.The most prevalent beef breed in the U.S.
19.This beef breed has the highest twinning percentage.
1.This swine breed is solid red, has droopy ears and grows quickly and efficiently. They are the most numerous breed in the U.S.
2.The Brahman and Shorthorn breeds were crossed to make this breed.
3.This goat was developed in New Zealand from ferral goats.
4.This sheep breed is used in crossbreeding programs because of its prolificacy.
6.This maternal swine breed is white with erect ears.
7.Imported into the U.S. in 1914, this sheep breed is moderately prolific and is considered a dual purpose breed.
10.This is the largest beef breed and was originally used as a draft animal.
11.This sheep breed is the most recently introduced to the U.S. and is known for its extreme muscling.
12.This beef breed originated in France, can be solid red to gold in color, and is known for its heavy muscling.
14.This beef breed was developed in Louisiana as a 3/8 Brahman and 5/8 Angus cross.

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