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Unformatted text preview: in the 16 th century. Since the former Galloway district of Scotland was a rugged seacoast region, these animals were originally bred to be strong and hardy. It wasnt until the 1950s that the Belted Galloway was introduced in the United States. Today, the eastern Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec have the largest concentration of Belted Galloways. PURPOSE: Because of their enormous size and weight, these animals are bred primarily for beef. They are non-selective grazers, so they are friendly to the environment. They also are helpful in improving your pasture if you happen to manage sheep as well....
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- Fall '06