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

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Major Breeds of Beef, Swine, and Poultry. Unit A: Introduction to Animal Science. Beef Cattle Breeds. Angus Black Polled Originates from Scotland Most registered Breed in US Good carcass quality. Angus. Hereford. Red with white face Not polled Originates from England Docile Breed - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Page 1: Major Breeds of Beef, Swine, and Poultry

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.