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  • Zebu Cattle
  • Kenyan Boran cattle were developed from the native shorthorned Zebu cattle of the Borana Oromo people of southern Ethiopia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zebu Cattle of Kenya: Uses, Performance, Farmer Preferences, Measures of Genetic Diversity and Options for Improved Use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zebu cattle are thought to be derived from Asian aurochs, sometimes regarded as a subspecies, Bos primigenius namadicus Wild Asian aurochs disappeared during the time of the Indus Valley Civilisation from its range in the Indus River basin and other parts of South Asia possibly due to interbreeding with domestic zebu and resultant fragmentation of wild populations due to loss of habitat. (wikipedia.org)
  • They originated from cross breeding indigenous zebu cattle with western European dairy breeds. (wikipedia.org)
  • breeds of cattle
  • Among the older and most widely distributed of all breeds of cattle in the world, and recorded since the Middle Ages , the Simmental breed has contributed to the creation of several other famous European breeds, including the Montbeliarde (France), the Pezzata Rossa d'Oropa (Italy), and the Fleckvieh (Germany and Austria). (wikipedia.org)
  • The South Devon Herd Book Society was founded in 1891 when it was recognised by the government as an official body, and the South Devons become one of the fourteen breeds of cattle whose herd books date back to the second half of the nineteenth century. (wikipedia.org)
  • dairy cattle
  • Beef cattle are cattle raised for meat production (as distinguished from dairy cattle, used for milk production). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Dutch Belted (Lakenvelder) breed of dairy cattle is, according to records, the only belted breed of cattle tracing back directly to the original belted or "canvassed" cattle which were described in Switzerland and Austria. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was created in the nineteenth century in the historic province of Maine by cross-breeding the local Mancelle dairy cattle with Durham stock from Britain, and was at first called the Durham-Mancelle . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Maine-Anjou breed was created in the nineteenth century by owners of large estates in the traditional province of Maine , who cross-bred the local Mancelle dairy cattle with British Durham cattle - the breed that would later become the Shorthorn . (wikipedia.org)
  • cows
  • Cross-breeding in the Netherlands has resulted in dilution of original stock, and the US population of Dutch Belted cattle is now considered purer and more true to the original genotype than are the cows in the Netherlands today. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1947
  • Luing cattle (pronounced ling cattle ) are a beef breed developed on the island of Luing in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland by the Cadzow brothers in 1947. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drakensberger cattle have the honor of being history's first recorded black cattle on the Cape of Africa, they were also called Uys Cattle until 1947. (wikipedia.org)
  • local cattle
  • It is claimed that it has been developed from a strain descended from a mixture of Gir, Dangi and local cattle. (wikipedia.org)
  • Len Harvey attended all of the local cattle sales and selected the animals he fancied that would prove to be good foundation stock. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shorthorn
  • It was formed by first crossbreeding Beef Shorthorn with Highland cattle and then breeding the resulting progeny with Beef Shorthorns to produce an animal three quarters Beef Shorthorn, one quarter Highland. (wikipedia.org)
  • parasites
  • When Australia decided to import the breed, it used embryo transfer in order to limit the possible transfer of African cattle diseases and parasites. (wikipedia.org)
  • South Wales
  • Fat cattle auctions in New South Wales, Australia identify the amount of teeth that prime animals have in the form of sprayed marks along the back. (wikipedia.org)
  • Armidale, New South Wales: Australian Lowline Cattle Association. (wikipedia.org)
  • closely related
  • Despite superficial similarities in appearance, the cattle egret is more closely related to the genus Ardea , which comprises the great or typical herons and the great egret ( A. alba ), than to the majority of species termed egrets in the genus Egretta . (wikipedia.org)
  • Icelandic cattle have been genetically isolated for centuries, but are most closely related to breeds in Norway called Blacksided Trender and Nordland Cattle. (wikipedia.org)
  • colours
  • The use of number (year) branding, tattoos or ear tags with numbers or different colours are good methods of identifying the age of cattle, if they are used according to standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • Here the breed is known as Simmentaler and is mainly used for beef cattle production under suckler cow systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Maine-Anjou is a French breed of domestic cattle, raised mainly in the Pays de la Loire region in north-western France. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dhanni is a cattle breed originating in Punjab province of Pakistan mainly in Attock, Chakwal, Rawalpindi, and Jhelum. (wikipedia.org)
  • sheep
  • The temptation of a lone white man was too great for any gathering of myall -natives, and sheep-fat and cattle -steak seemed there for the spearing, so that a stockman always ran the risk of attack, especially if his shepherds interfered with the native women. (wiktionary.org)
  • breed association
  • Local names based on the breed-name used in the official breed association names which boil down to "spotted cattle": Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • They often accompany cattle or other large mammals , catching insect and small vertebrate prey disturbed by these animals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Discuss home dairying and raising cattle for beef or oxen on a small farm scale. (yahoo.com)
  • Tuli cattle have a small thoraco-cervical hump and are uni-coloured: yellow, golden-brown or red. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cattle have a narrow face, small ears and big, eyes. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the American Old West: Otto Franc was suspected to be an active member of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, and is believed to have bankrolled part of the Johnson County War, a conflict between small cattle owners and large wealthy cattle outfits in 1892. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • If a particular whale species isn't endangered, then there's not a blind bit of difference between butchering them or cattle. (wiktionary.org)
  • The western cattle egret ( Bubulcus ibis ) is a species of heron ( family Ardeidae ) found in the tropics, subtropics and warm temperate zones. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most taxonomic authorities lump this species and the eastern cattle egret together (called the cattle egret ), but some (including the International Ornithologists' Union separate them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Western cattle egrets exploit drier and open habitats more than other heron species. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its genus name Bubulcus is Latin for herdsman, referring, like the English name, to this species' association with cattle. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cattle egret has undergone one of the most rapid and wide reaching natural expansions of any bird species. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cattle tyrant (Machetornis rixosa) is a species of bird in the tyrant-flycatcher family Tyrannidae. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • The Deoni breed of cattle also sometimes known as Dongari/Dongarpati ("of the hills"), Surti or Deccani, has been evolved within the last 200 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Boran cattle are known for their fertility, early maturation (more so than other Zebu breeds), hardiness, and docility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lohani cattle (also known as acchai cattle) are a breed of cattle found in the Loralai district of Pakistan. (wikipedia.org)
  • withstand
  • This breed of cattle is especially appreciated for its ability to withstand extreme variations in temperature, its fertility, its ease of breeding, its milk, its long life and its meat. (wikipedia.org)
  • rough
  • The teeth of cattle are designed primarily for grinding, and they use their rough tongues to grasp grass and then nip it off between their incisors and the dental pad. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Australian Cattle Dog (ACD), or simply Cattle Dog, is a breed of herding dog originally developed in Australia for droving cattle over long distances across rough terrain. (wikipedia.org)
  • animals
  • Recommended code of practice for the care and handling of farm animals: Beef cattle" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • It may follow cattle or other large animals for some distance, catching flushed prey, or even hitch rides on these animals, and then snatching flushed prey with a quick sally-flight. (wikipedia.org)
  • farm
  • According to the Canadian National Farm Animal Care Council, beef cattle must have access to shelter from extreme weather, safe handling and equipment, veterinary care and humane slaughter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institutional Framework and Farm Type Characterising the Kenyan Boran Cattle Breeding Program" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The state government also establish a cattle farm in Darwin, Australia and the state finally reached its target in 1998 to become 100% self-sufficiency in the production of meats. (wikipedia.org)
  • The farm owned by Desa Cattle Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Village Development Corporation (KPD). (wikipedia.org)
  • latter
  • According to a report produced by the Agricultural University of Iceland, it would be more cost-effective to replace Icelandic cattle with Swedish cattle, as the latter produce more milk at a lower cost. (wikipedia.org)
  • native
  • The Vechur cow was popular in Kerala until the 1960s, but became rare when native cattle were crossbred with exotic varieties. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are the largest of the British native breeds, and are believed to have descended from the large red cattle of Normandy which were imported during the Norman invasion of England . (wikipedia.org)
  • Icelandic cattle are a breed of cattle native to Iceland. (wikipedia.org)