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Animal Breeds . Developed for Fowlerville 1 st Grader Program by: Melissa M. Fowler. Sheep Breeds. Dorset. Originated is England Merino and the Horned Sheep of Wales were used Mature rams weigh 225-275 lbs. Mature ewes weigh 150-200 lbs.

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animal breeds

Animal Breeds

Developed for Fowlerville 1st Grader Program

by:

Melissa M. Fowler

dorset
Dorset
  • Originated is England
  • Merino and the Horned Sheep of Wales were used
  • Mature rams weigh 225-275 lbs.
  • Mature ewes weigh 150-200 lbs.

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/sheep/

suffolk
Suffolk
  • Originated in England
  • Southdown and Norfolk horned breeds used
  • Mature rams weigh 250-350 lbs.
  • Mature ewes weigh 180-250 lbs.

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/sheep/

cheviot
Cheviot
  • Originated on the border of England and Scotland
  • Bred for quality wool and some meat production
  • Mature rams weigh 160-200 lbs.
  • Mature ewes weigh 120-160 lbs.

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/sheep/

rambouillet
Rambouillet
  • Originated with Spanish Merino flocks in the US
  • Mature rams weigh 250-300 lbs.
  • Mature ewes weigh 150-200 lbs.
  • Mature sheep have an 8-18 lb. fleece

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/sheep/

hampshire
Hampshire
  • Originated in England
  • Mainly used for meat production
  • Mature rams weigh 275 lbs. or more
  • Mature ewes weigh 200 lbs. or more

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/sheep/

holstein
Holstein
  • Originated in Switzerland
  • Black and white or red and white
  • Mature cattle weigh about 1500 lbs.
  • Av. milk production is 17,408 lbs. per yr.

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

jersey
Jersey
  • Originated on an island near France
  • One of the oldest dairy breeds
  • Mature cows weigh about 900 lbs.
  • Mature bulls weigh 1200-1800 lbs.
  • Average milk prod. is 11,700 lbs. per yr.
  • Light brown with black points

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

guernsey
Guernsey
  • Originated on an island near France
  • Known for high butterfat, high protein milk
  • Average milk prod. is 14,667 lbs. per yr.
  • Light red with white body marks

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

brown swiss
Brown Swiss
  • Originated in Switzerland
  • Light to dark brown

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

ayrshire
Ayrshire
  • Originated in Scotland
  • Red and white only recognized color
  • Mature cattle weigh over 1200 lbs.
  • Average milk prod. is 12,000 lbs. per yr.
  • Top producers can top over 20,000 lbs.

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

black angus
Black Angus
  • Native to Angus (near Scotland)
  • Most popular beef breed in the US
  • Always black in color
  • Can produce Red Angus

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

red angus
Red Angus
  • Originated in the British Isles
  • Same as Black Angus
  • Barred from Angus herdbook
  • Recognized as separate breed

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

polled hereford
Polled Hereford
  • Originated in the United States
  • Red with white points
  • Bred to be polled

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

limousin
Limousin
  • Native to South-Central France
  • Golden-red to red-brown in color

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

texas longhorn
Texas Longhorn
  • Originated in the United States
  • Various colors
  • Almost went extinct

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/

arabian
Arabian
  • Used to improve European saddle horses
  • Fine bone
  • Dished face with large nostrils
  • Average 14.2-15.2 hands high
  • Average 800-1000 lbs.

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/horses/

appaloosa
Appaloosa
  • Developed in US by Native Americans
  • Originally called Palouse horse
  • Named changed to Appaloosa by white settlers

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/horses/

quarter horse
Quarter Horse
  • Developed in Southwestern United States
  • Named for their great speed at a 1/4 mile race
  • Used by the cattleman of the Southwest
  • Today they are used in all sorts of events

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/horses/

morgan
Morgan
  • Developed in Massachusetts
  • Average 14.2-15.2 hands
  • Coats are usually dark
  • Very well muscled, strong work horses

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/horses/

paint
Paint
  • Developed in the United States
  • Descendants of North African & Asian horses
  • Known for athletic ability
  • Must have Quarter Horse in the lineage
thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
  • Developed in England
  • Known for its speed over extended distance
  • Average height is just over 16 hands
  • Traveling speeds average 35-40 mph

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/horses/

belgian
Belgian
  • Native to Belgium
  • Used as ancient war horses
  • Used for pulling competitions
  • Also popular logging horses

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/horses/

clydesdale
Clydesdale
  • Founded in Scotland
  • Bred for farm and coal mine work
  • 16.2-18 hands high
  • 1600-2200 lbs.

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/horses/

percheron
Percheron
  • Exact origin unknown
  • Average 15-16.3 hands high
  • Used to move freight in cities
  • Also used for farm work

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/horses/

for more information on the animal breeds visit http www ansi okstate edu breeds
For more information on the animal breeds visit:http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/
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