Chapter 1

Description of Breeds of Cattle, Swine and Sheep

 

 

 

    

1.1 Resource Material

A. Reading Assignment

B. Audiovisuals

C. Other

1.2 Objectives

Given the above material and following a series of lectures, discussions, and clinical exposures, the student will be able to:

1.3 Breeds of Cattle

Angus

Guernsey

Ayrshire

Hereford

Beefalo

Holstein-Friesian

Beefmaster

Jersey

Braford

Kerry

Brahman

Limousin

Brangus

Longhorn

Brown Swiss

Maine-Anjoue

Chabray

Milking Shorthorn

Chianina

Red Brangus

Devon

Red Poll

Dexter

Santa Gertrudis

Dutch Belted

Scotch Highland

Galloway

Shorthorn

Gelbvieh

Simmental

Charolais

Red Angus

 

 

1.4 Breeds of Swine

Berkshire

Ohio Improved Chester White

Chester White

Ploand China

Duroc

Spotted Poland China

Hampshire

Tamworht

Landrace

Yorkshire

Hereford

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1.5 Breeds of Sheep

American Merino

Karakul

Cheviot

Lincoln

Columbia

Oxford

Corriedale

Rambouillet

Cotswold

Shropshire

Dorset

Southdown

Hampshire

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