Download
top ten cattle breeds in the united states n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Top Ten Cattle Breeds In the United States PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Top Ten Cattle Breeds In the United States

Top Ten Cattle Breeds In the United States

164 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Top Ten Cattle Breeds In the United States

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Top Ten Cattle Breeds In the United States Click to Continue

  2. Main Menu • Introduction • Breeds of Cattle • Skip to the Quiz

  3. Top Ten Cattle Breeds in the United States

  4. Important! • As a future cattlemen or cattlewoman, you are going to be responsible for knowing the various breeds of cattle and some important characteristics about that breed. • It is also important to know some general facts about that breed. • This program will help you learn these breeds with the help of pictures and a short quiz at the end. • Enjoy yourself!

  5. For a first time user Start Here If you are continuing the program, click on the breed to continue working where you ended: Angus Beefmaster Charolais Chianina Gelbvieh Maine-Anjou Hereford Limousin Shorthorn Simmental

  6. Directions • Read though the slides on each breed. • Look at the pictures, and study the facts. • Click on “Moove up” to continue or click “Tail Back” to go to the previous slide. • There will be a quiz at the end so pay attention. Moove up Tail back

  7. Angus • Debuted in the United States in 1873 • “improved calving ease, growth, unsurpassed carcass quality, ample milk, fertility and good temperament” • Black or Red Angus • 270,000 annual registrations www.angus.org

  8. Beefmaster • Began in 1930’s • Crossing of Hereford, Shorthorn, and Brahman • Six essentials: Weight, Conformation, Milking Ability, Fertility, Hardiness and Disposition • No color requirement but is usually a brownish-red • 40,000 annual registrations www.beefmasters.org

  9. Charolais • Began in 1775 and brought to the United States in 1934 • All White females, but males may be a light smoke color • Known for being muscular • 45,000 annual registrations http://www.britannica.com/ebi/art/print?id=10555&articleTypeId

  10. Chianina/Chiangus • Came to the United States in 1975 • “unique vigor, growth, extra carcass value and attractive-ness genes” • One of the oldest breeds of cattle in the world • 6,700 annual registrations www.chicattle.org

  11. Gelbvieh • Began in 1850 • Solid colored red-yellow or black • Calves- “excellence in growth, muscling and marketability” • Cows- “milking ability, fertility and quiet temperament” • 32,000 annual registrations www.gelbvieh.org

  12. Hereford • Established in England in 1742 • Known for characteristic white markings on the head and under belly • Shown as either polled or horned • 110,000 annual registrations www.hereford.org

  13. Limousin • Been around since the 1700’s in France and Europe • “muscle and efficiency, along with flexibility - the most significant strength of this powerful genetic blend” • Either black or red • 49,000 annual registrations http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/limousin/

  14. Maine-Anjou • Began in France at the beginning of the 19th century • Bred Durham cattle to Mancelle cattle • “excels in performance/feed efficiency, disposition and superb carcass traits” • 12,000 annual registrations www.maine-anjou.org

  15. Shorthorn • Founded in 1726 by Robert Bakewell • Either red or white and can be mixed in those two colors • The amount of milk produced by the cow is a huge asset • 22,000 annual registrations http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/shorthorn/

  16. Simmental • Oldest and most widely distributed breed in the world • Known for their production of milk, butter , and cheese and their use as a draught animal • Fourth in the nation in annual registrations- 44,000 http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/simmental/

  17. Application • If you would like to review the breeds, click on “All Breeds” and you will be directed back to the picture page. • If you are on a question and would like to see all the pictures of the breeds, click the smiley face to see the pictures. • When you are ready to take the quiz, click the quiz button at the bottom of the screen. All Breeds Photos Quiz

  18. Click on the picture to review the breed Angus Beefmaster Charolais Chianina Gelbvieh Hereford Limousin Maine-Anjou Shorthorn Simmental

  19. Quiz Directions • For each question, click on the answer you feel is right. • If you are right, you can go on to the next question. • If you are wrong, you have to go back to the slide and review the breed. • You cannot go on to the next question until you get the question right. • Good luck, and click on the start quiz button to begin. Start Quiz

  20. Question 1 Which breed can be a mix of two colors? • Simmental • Limousin • Shorthorn • Angus

  21. Correct! • A shorthorn can be a mixture of both red and white, or maroon and white. Next Question

  22. Sorry! • Please review the breeds in the list and try again! Back to Question List of Breeds

  23. Question 2 The Limousin breed is known for what? • Muscle • Efficiency • Flexibility • All of the above

  24. Correct! • They are all correct! Next Question

  25. Sorry! • Please look at the Limousin breed again to see why this is wrong. Back to Question Limousin Breed

  26. Question 3 The Hereford breed is known for it’s what? • Genes • Markings • Production • All of the Above

  27. Correct! • The Hereford breed is known for it’s white markings on its head, neck, stomach, and feet. Next Question

  28. Sorry! • Please look at the Hereford breed again to see what you got wrong. Hereford Breed Back to Question

  29. Question 4 What is this breed of cattle? Limousin Simmental Gelbvieh Beefmaster

  30. Correct! • This breed is the red to orange color of cattle with no white color mixed in. Next Question

  31. Sorry! • Please look at the breed list to see what you have gotten wrong. Back to Question Breed List

  32. Question 5 What breed can have a smoke color only in the male? • Simmental • Charolais • Chianina • Gelbvieh

  33. Correct! • You may proceed to the next question! Next Question

  34. Sorry! • Please go back to the breed list and find the correct answer! Back to Question Breed List

  35. Question 6 Which breed of cattle excels in feed efficiency? • Hereford • Chianina • Charolais • Maine-Anjou

  36. Correct! • The Maine-Anjou excels in feed efficiency, performance, disposition and carcass traits. Next Question

  37. Sorry! • Please go back through the breed list to see what you are missing. Back to Question Breed List

  38. Question 7 The Chianina is one of the oldest cattle breeds in the world. • True • False

  39. Correct! • It is one of the oldest breeds in the United States. Next Question

  40. Sorry! • Please look at the Chianina breed to see what you missed. Chianina Breed Back to Question

  41. Question 8 Like the dairy cattle, this breed is known to excel in milk and butter production • Simmental • Chianina • Limousin • Charolais

  42. Correct! • The Simmental breed is a very good milk producer which makes them an excellent butter producer. Next Question

  43. Sorry! • Please look at the breed list again. Back to Question Breed List

  44. Question 9 What is one of the most popular breeds and came to the United States in 1873? • Angus • Chianina • Simmental

  45. Correct! • Most retail stores and food stores use “Certified Angus Beef” and it is well known in the United States. Next Question

  46. Sorry! • Please review the breed list to see what you missed! Back to Question Breed List

  47. Question 10 • Which breed of cattle changes in its strengths as it grows from a cow to a calf? • Chianina • Maine-Anjou • Hereford • Gelbvieh

  48. Correct! • The calves are very good at growing quickly and the mothers are very good at providing enough for those calves to grow as they should. Next

  49. Sorry! • Please see the breed list to see what is wrong. Back to Question Breed List