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7.Originated in France in the 1840’s. The breed is a cross of English Shorthorns and French Mancelle cows. Originally a breed for working but through selective breeding, milk producing and beef traits were developed. Dark red and white in color, docile and easy to handle.
8.Breed of cattle that begun in the U.S. about 1945. Very similar to Black Angus except red in color.
10.Originated in the Simmen Valley of Switzerland. It is an old breed. White to light straw faces with red to dark red, spotted bodies. They have a large body and are thickly muscled.
11.A breed of cattle that came to Canada from Scotland, the oldest known British breed of record. They are black with soft, wavy hair and a thick undercoat which protects them from the harshest of climates. They are naturally polled and are one of the smallest breeds of beef cattle.
13.Cattle from Herefordshire, England that are red and white in color. Used for cross breeding with Angus to make “Black-Baldies”
14.Nearly solid red cattle breed developed in Arizona
16.This breed of cattle is named after the province in west-central France where they originated about 7,000 years ago. They have light red hair with lighter circles around the eyes and muzzle. Purebreds can be red or black. They have a small head and short neck and, are noted for their feed efficiency , leanness, and large loin area.
17.Dark red breed of cattle developed at the King Ranch in Texas. Is a cross of 3/8 Brahman and 5/8 Shorthorn and is resistant to disease and insects.
19.This breed originated in Australia in 1905 and is the result of Shorthorn-Angus crosses. It has a solid-color hair coat that is dark to silver gray and is polled.
20.One of the oldest breeds of cattle in Italy. White with a black switch. Used in many crossbreeding programs. Is very tall and lean and has a high heat tolerance.
1.Development of this breed began in 1947 by crossing Hereford bulls and Brahman cows at the Adam Ranch near Fort Peirce, Florida. Color is red and shows a Hereford color pattern. It is about 5/8 Hereford and 3/8 Brahman and is noted for its superior maternal ability.
2.Developed in southwestern England. The breed is used for milk, beef, ox teams, and leather. Rich red in color. A very hardy breed that is adaptable to many climates.
3.Popular breed of cattle from Aberdeen, Scotland. Naturally polled. Black in color. Excellent marbling which gives its desirable flavor.
4.A French breed of beef cattle that developed in 1961 when several French breeds were combined. Originally used for draft , meat, and milk production. They’re bodies are heavily muscled with deep chests and colors are yellow, brown, fawn, or wheat.
5.Developed in the Tees River Valley in northern England around 1600 where they used to be called Durhams. It is a dual purpose breed that was bred for both milk and meat production. They are red, roan, and white. Their horns are short and curve inward and they have a good disposition.
6.Originated in the Hebrides Islands near Scotland. A hardy body with a long course outer coat of hair with a thick undercoat. Its color varies from reds, dun yellow, and silver. Popular in crossbreeding because they give a winter hardiness to the offspring.
9.Is one of the oldest of the French breeds of beef cattle. White to light straw in color. Large and heavily muscled and adapts well to many areas.
12.Developed in Texas in 1931. The breed is the result of crosses among Herefords, Shorthorns, and Brahmans. Has a variety of colors but reds and duns are more common. Some are horned and some are polled. Bred mainly for good disposition, fertility, weight gain, conformation, hardiness, and milk production.
15.Developed in the southwestern part of England. Originated from large, red cattle that came from Normandy, France. Imported to the U.S. for crossbreeding purposes. They have a medium-red hair coat that is lighter in the twist with soft curly hair and a thick hide. They can also be black in color.
18.This breed was developed around 1850 from four yellow breeds of cattle including Yellow Franconian and Lahn. It is single-colored and varies from cream to reddish yellow. Also has a good milking ability.

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