• 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)
  • milk
  • With an average length of 124 cm and height of 87 cm, it is the smallest cattle breed in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records, and is valued for the larger amount of milk it produces relative to the amount of food it requires. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beef cattle are cattle raised for meat production (as distinguished from dairy cattle, used for milk production). (wikipedia.org)
  • In the USA, the breed's decline in popularity was exacerbated by a government herd reduction / buy-out program, which encouraged selling dairy cattle for beef to bolster milk prices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Today, cattle are raised worldwide and are used for milk, meat, leather and labor. (investopedia.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • The company feature a 199-hectare cattle dairy farm at Mesilau in Kundasang, with an estimate 60,000 litres fresh milk produced each months, as well a cattle feedlot for meat production in Lok Kawi and Penampang with young cattle from the farm are fed with specially formulated feed to average 360kg weight before being slaughtered at Meat Technology Centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • dairy cattle
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Origin
  • The hybrid origin of some types may not be obvious - for example, genetic testing of the Dwarf Lulu breed, the only taurine-type cattle in Nepal, found them to be a mix of taurine cattle, zebu, and yak. (wikipedia.org)
  • Australian Lowline Cattle: A Rare Breed of Australian Origin. (wikipedia.org)
  • America
  • The 1886, the Dutch Belted Cattle Association of America herdbook was established, and still continues today as the oldest continual registry for the breed worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brought to North America by European settlers in the 1500s, cattle were first used for their skins and tallow. (investopedia.com)
  • 10,000
  • Cattle have been domesticated for at least 10,000 years. (investopedia.com)
  • The cattle are adapted to survive here as they are short and have relatively long legs to cross the uneven hills, which are typically between 3000 and 10,000 feet tall. (wikipedia.org)
  • Latin
  • Its genus name Bubulcus is Latin for herdsman, referring, like the English name, to this species' association with cattle. (wikipedia.org)
  • varieties
  • The Vechur cow was popular in Kerala until the 1960s, but became rare when native cattle were crossbred with exotic varieties. (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • The Cattle Cabin is a one-room log cabin that was built in the Sierra Nevada by Hale Tharp and two partners in 1890, in present-day Sequoia National Park, California. (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)
  • The cattle egret has undergone one of the most rapid and wide reaching natural expansions of any bird species. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hybrids such as the beefalo breed can even occur between taurine cattle and either species of bison, leading some authors to consider them part of the genus Bos, as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wild cattle" may refer to feral cattle or to undomesticated species of the genus Bos. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cattle tyrant (Machetornis rixosa) is a species of bird in the tyrant-flycatcher family Tyrannidae. (wikipedia.org)
  • Punjab
  • Dhanni is a cattle breed originating in Punjab province of Pakistan mainly in Attock, Chakwal, Rawalpindi, and Jhelum. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • rough
  • 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)
  • horses
  • Mr. Jos had hired a pair of horses for his open carriage, with which cattle , and the smart London vehicle, he made a very tolerable figure in the drives about Brussels. (wiktionary.org)
  • native
  • 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)
  • Icelandic cattle are a breed of cattle native to Iceland. (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)
  • original
  • 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)
  • genus
  • The cattle egret was first described in 1758 by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae as Ardea ibis , but was moved to its current genus by Charles Lucien Bonaparte in 1855. (wikipedia.org)
  • large
  • The cattle are of medium to large build and aggressive in temperament. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cattle baron is a historic term for a local businessman and landowner who possessed great power or influence through the operation of a large ranch with many beef cattle. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Australia, similar individuals owned large cattle stations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cattle are of medium to large size, and are generally of white to gray shades in color. (wikipedia.org)
  • List
  • Cattle from countries affected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) OR foot-and-mouth disease (FMD, OR rinderpest are not permitted to be imported into the United States (see Country Disease List ). (usda.gov)
  • type
  • A contribution from the Gir type of cattle is quite evident in the formation of the head and ears, and also of the horns to a certain extent. (wikipedia.org)
  • black
  • Cattle have a base color of either black (most common) or a dusky red, and the breed's most distinguishing characteristic is the wide "belt" of white around its middle, placed between the shoulders and the hips. (wikipedia.org)
  • Australia
  • Cattle House is a heritage-listed former bank building at 180 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia. (wikipedia.org)