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cattle1.gifRemains of domesticated cattle dating to 6,500 B.C. have been found in Turkey and other sites in the Near East approach this age also. Some authorities date the domestication of cattle as early as 10,000 years ago, and others almost half that amount of time. Regardless of the time frame it is generally accepted that the domestication of cattle followed sheep, goats, pigs and dogs.

cattle2.gifModern domestic cattle evolved from a single early ancestor, the aurochs. In addition to prehistoric painting that help us identify the appearance of the auroch the species actually survived until relatively modern times. It is believed the last surviving member of the species was killed by a poacher in 1627 on a hunting reserve near Warsaw, Poland. The species may have survived in small number in other parts of the world until a later date but there is no evidence to support this theory.

Early cattle served a triple-purpose. They provided meat, milk and labor to their owners. Eventually their draft purposes were largely replaced by horses and much later by machinery so they were selected more for single or in some cases dual purposes.

Breeds of Livestock Project

Breeds of Livestock - Lincoln Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Lithuanian Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Lohani Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Lourdais Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Luing Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Luing Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Madagascar Zebu Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Maine-Anjou Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Malvi Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Mandalong Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Marchigiana Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Marchigiana Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Maremmana Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Masai Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Mashona Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Mashona Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Maure Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Mazandarani Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Meuse-Rhine-Yssel Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Mewati Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Milking Devon Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Milking Shorthorn Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Modicana Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Montbéliard Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Morucha Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Murboden Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Murray Grey Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Murray Grey Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Muturu - West African Dwarf Shorthorn
Breeds of Livestock - N'dama Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - N'dama Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Nagori Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Nanyang Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Nelore Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Nelore Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Nimari Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Normande Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Norwegian Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Norwegian Red Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Ongole Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Oropa Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ovambo Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Parthenais Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Parthenais Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Philippine Native Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Piedmontese Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Piedmontese Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Pinzgauer Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Polish Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Polled Hereford
Breeds of Livestock - Ponwar Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Qinchuan Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Rathi Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Rätien Gray
Breeds of Livestock - Red Angus Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Red Angus Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Red Brangus Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Red Brangus Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Red Fulani or Mbororo
Breeds of Livestock - Red Pied Friesian Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Red Poll Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Red Poll Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Red Poll Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Red Polled Østland Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Red Sindhi Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Red Steppe Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Reggiana Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Retinta Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Rojhan Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Romagnola Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Romosinuano Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Russian Black Pied Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - RX3 Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Sahiwal Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Salers Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Salers Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Salers Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Salorn Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - San Martinero Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Sanhe Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Santa Cruz Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Santa Gertrudis Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Santa Gertrudis Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Sarabi Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Senepol Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Shetland Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Shorthorn Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Shorthorn Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Shorthorn Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Siboney Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Simbrah Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Simbrah Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Simmental Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Siri Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Slovenian Cika Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - South Devon Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - South Devon Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Sudanese Fulani
Breeds of Livestock - Sussex Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Sussex Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Sussex Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Swedish Friesian Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Swedish Red Polled Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Swedish Red-and-White Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Tarentaise Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Telemark Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Texas Longhorn Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Texon Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Tharparkar Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Tswana Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Tswana Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Turkish Grey Steppe Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ukrainian Beef Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ukrainian Grey Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ukrainian Whitehead Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Umblachery Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ural Black Pied Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Vestland Red Polled Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Vosges Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Wagyu Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Waygu Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Waygu Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Welsh Black Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - White Park Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - White Park Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Yanbian Cattle
Breeds of Livestock -Chinese Mongolian cattle
Breeds of Livestock -Chinese Xinjiang Brown cattle
Breeds of Livestock- Gelbray Cattle
Breeds of Livestock-American Breed cattle
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Jul 08, 2014
COMPARISON OF GELBVIEH AND LIMOUSIN SIRES IN A TERMINAL CROSSBREEDING SYSTEM
Gudali
Livestock Breeds Project - Bonsmara Cattle
Livestock Breeds Project - Bonsmara Cattle
Livestock Breeds Project - Nguni Cattle
Livestock Breeds Project - Nguni Cattle
Livestock Breeds Project - Tuli Cattle
Livestock Breeds Project - Tuli Cattle
Mirandesa
Registries and Breed Associations
Romagnola - Breeds of Livestock Project

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