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Page 1: Major Breeds of Beef, Swine, and Poultry Unit A: Introduction to Animal Science

Major Breeds of Beef, Swine, and Poultry

Unit A: Introduction to Animal Science

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Beef Cattle Breeds

AngusBlack

Polled

Originates from Scotland

Most registered Breed in US

Good carcass quality

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Angus

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Hereford

Red with white face

Not polled

Originates from England

Docile Breed

Good foragers

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Hereford

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Charolais

White

Not polled

Originates from France

Large animal

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Charolais

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Brahman

Can come in many colors: Light gray, black, red, white

Originates from India

Animal has a hump, loose dewlap

Resistant to insects

Heat tolerant

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Brahman

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Other breeds

Shorthorn, Polled Herefords, Chianina, Gilbvieh, Limousin, Texas Longhorn

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Swine Breeds

American Landrace

Duroc

Hampshire

Yorkshire

Others

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American Landrace

White

Long body

Droopy ears

Tends to have large litters

Good mothering ability

Originated in Denmark

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American Landrace

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Duroc

Red

Drooped ears

High Growth rate and feed conversion

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Duroc

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Hampshire

Black with White belt (oreo pig)

Erect ears

Muscle leanness

Carcass leanness

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Hampshire

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Yorkshire

White

Erect ears

Tends to have large litters

Good mothering ability

High feed efficiency, growth rate

Long carcasses

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Yorkshire

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Other Swine Breeds

Poland China

Spotted Swine

Tamworth

Berkshire

Chester White

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Poultry

White Leghorn

Plymouth Rock

Rhode Island Red

Broadbreasted Bronze Turkey

Broadbreasted White Turkey

Beltsville Small White Turkey

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White Leghorn

White

Lay white eggs

Known for egg laying ability

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White Leghorn

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Plymouth Rock

White and Black

Broiler

Known for it’s meat

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Rhode Island Red

Red

Lay brown eggs

Known as a good dual purpose bird

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Rhode Island Red

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Turkeys

Broadbreasted Bronze

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Turkeys

Broadbreasted WhiteTurkey you eat at Thanksgiving

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Turkeys

Beltsville Small White

New breed due to decreasing family size.