ANIN 107 Test #1

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ANIN 107 Test #1 Notes Ranking Beef Breeds : Hot, Humid: Maternal Traits: Muscularity: 1- Bos Indicus 1- Bos Indicus 1- Continental 2- Continental 2- British 2- Bos Indicus 3- British 3- Continental 3- Continental Marbling Ability: Cold Winders: Rapid Growth: 1- British 1- British 1- Continental 2- Bos Indicus 2- Continental 2- Bos Indicus 3- Continental 3- Bos Indicus 3- British Examples of differences between breeds: - Marbling in Angus - Total pounds of milk production in Holsteins - Pacing and trotting in Standard bred Horses - Speed over a mile in Thorough bred Horses - Heat tolerance in Brahmans - Egg production in leghorn chickens BOVINE: BRITISH Breeds of Cattle: Angus(Scotland): - Excellent marbling - Excellent maternal breed - Largest number of annual registration in US Hereford(England): - Red with white face - Moderate size
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- Poorest marbling of British breeds BOS INDICUS Breeds of Cattle: Brahman(India): - American Brahman is a cross of 3 Indian breeds - Heat tolerance - Disease and insect resistance - Good mothers Brangus(United States): - Excellent mothering ability - Most widespread composite breed in US Santa Gertrudis(United States): - 5/8 shorthorn and 3/8 Brahman - Developed on the King Ranch - Maternal ability - Overall hardiness Beefmaster(United States): - Tom Lasater created beefmaster - 6 essentials: o Weight, conformation, fertility, hardiness, disposition, and milking ability CONTINENTAL/EUROPEAN breeds of Cattle: Charolais(France): - Extremely fast growing, muscular - Heavy birth weights - Lean muscular carcasses Chiania(Italy): - Extremely large framed - “Show Steer” - Has a bad attitude and a mind of its own
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Limousin(France): - Lacking in milk production
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course ANIN 107 taught by Professor Holub during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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