Quiz 1 - Quiz #1 The Maine Anjou is a French breed of...

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Quiz #1 The Maine Anjou is a French breed of cattle that is known of being dark, cherry red in color, with white marking on the head, belly, rear legs and tail. Santa Gertrudis was the first breed of cattle to have originated in the US. It was developed on the King ranch in Texas and is made up of 3/8 Brahman and 5/8 Shorthorn. The Texas Longhorn was brought to the America’s in 1492 by Christopher Columbus. It is well known throughout American history and is one of the hardiest breeds of cattle in the world. The Lincoln breed of sheep was firsts imported to the US in 1825 and although not very popular here in the US, the are widely used in New Zealand, Australia, and South America. It is the worlds’ largest sheep and the heaviest fleeced of the mutton breeds. The Columbia breed of sheep originated in Wyoming and Idaho in 1912. It was developed by crossing Lincoln rams with Rambouillet ewes. It produces a high quality fleece and easily adapts to different range areas. Chianina
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANEQ 286 taught by Professor Kaysen during the Fall '07 term at Colorado State.

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Quiz 1 - Quiz #1 The Maine Anjou is a French breed of...

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