Sunday, April 10, 2011

A list of Cattle Breeds!

These breeds are used for multiple purposes.
Taurine cattle (Bos taurus)
Zebu (Bos indicus)
Hybrids

[edit] Used for dairy

These breeds are primarily used for their milk, in the production of dairy.
Taurine cattle (Bos taurus)
Zebu (Bos indicus)
Hybrids

 Used for beef

Murray Grey heifers
A Tasmanian Grey cow
These breeds are primarily used for their flesh, in the production of beef.
Taurine cattle (Bos taurus)
Zebu (Bos indicus)
Hybrids
Greyman Cattle Steers on left & in the foreground
Santa Gertrudis cows and calves

 Used as draught animals

These breeds are primarily used as beasts of burden.
Taurine cattle (Bos taurus)
Zebu (Bos indicus)
Hybrids

[edit] Bred for other purposes

Ankole-Watusi
These breeds are used for purposes other than those listed above.
Taurine cattle (Bos taurus)
Hybrids

[edit] Feral cattle

Cattle which have reverted to a wild state.

[edit] Uncategorised breeds

Breeds in this list should be migrated to a more specific list.

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