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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


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Angus

Origin: Northern Scotland


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Angus

  • Color: Black or Red

  • Polled


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AngusCharacteristics:

  • Show Resistance to Pink-eye

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


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Galloway

Origin: Scotland


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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


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Galloway

Characteristics:

  • Long hair

  • Maternal

  • Smallest Beef Breed


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Hereford

  • Origin: England

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


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Hereford

  • Horned

  • Characteristics: Early maturity


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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


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Shorthorn

  • Origin: England

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


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Shorthorns

  • Horned

  • Dual Purpose Breed

  • Polled Shorthorns are related but a separate breed


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Charolais

  • Origin: France

  • Color: Light Cream Colored


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Charolais

  • Horned

  • One of the largest beef breeds


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Chiania

  • Origin: Italy

  • Color: White to steel gray


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Chianina

  • Horned

  • Nervous disposition that is objectionalbe to some producers


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Limousin

  • Origin: France

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


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Limousin

  • Horned

  • First brought to North America in 1969


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Simmental

  • Origin: Switzerland

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


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Simmental

  • Polled

  • Docile

  • Good milk production

  • Large size


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Brahman

  • Origin: India

  • Color: varies


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Actually refers to several Indian breeds known collectively as Zebu

Horned

Large hump

Resist insects and sickness

Brahman


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