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10 Beef Breeds Commonly Found in the Midwest. Developed by Cara Hutchinson Kowal Agricultural Teacher Turkey Run High School Marshall, Indiana. Angus Origin: Northern Scotland. Angus. Color: Black or Red Polled. Angus Characteristics:. Show Resistance to Pink-eye

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10 Beef BreedsCommonly Found in the Midwest

Developed by

Cara Hutchinson Kowal

Agricultural Teacher

Turkey Run High School

Marshall, Indiana


Angus

Origin: Northern Scotland


Angus

  • Color: Black or Red

  • Polled


AngusCharacteristics:

  • Show Resistance to Pink-eye

  • Calves are smaller at birth but equal at weight of weaning this cuts down on calving difficulties.


Galloway

Origin: Scotland


Color: The color of the coat ranges from the more popular Black ,to Dun (silver through brown), Red, White(with dark pigment about the eyes, nose, ears and teats), and the Belted (black, dun or red,with a white band around the middle)Polled

Galloway


Galloway

Characteristics:

  • Long hair

  • Maternal

  • Smallest Beef Breed


Hereford

  • Origin: England

  • Color: Red with white underline, flank, face, breast, hock, tail, and switch


Hereford

  • Horned

  • Characteristics: Early maturity


Polled Hereford

Selected mutation of Hereford breed

Selected mutation of Hereford breed

Selected mutation of Hereford breed

Selected mutation of Hereford breed

Selected mutation of Hereford breed


Shorthorn

  • Origin: England

  • Color: Red to white in color can be spotted or roan


Shorthorns

  • Horned

  • Dual Purpose Breed

  • Polled Shorthorns are related but a separate breed


Charolais

  • Origin: France

  • Color: Light Cream Colored


Charolais

  • Horned

  • One of the largest beef breeds


Chiania

  • Origin: Italy

  • Color: White to steel gray


Chianina

  • Horned

  • Nervous disposition that is objectionalbe to some producers


Limousin

  • Origin: France

  • Color: red-gold on back and straw color on underbelly, legs, and muzzel


Limousin

  • Horned

  • First brought to North America in 1969


Simmental

  • Origin: Switzerland

  • Color: light red or cream with white faces, white spots or white band over shoulder.


Simmental

  • Polled

  • Docile

  • Good milk production

  • Large size


Brahman

  • Origin: India

  • Color: varies


Actually refers to several Indian breeds known collectively as Zebu

Horned

Large hump

Resist insects and sickness

Brahman


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