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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 Cattle - Rath Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Vestland Fjord Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Africander Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Akaushi
Breeds of Livestock - Alberes Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Alentejana Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Allmogekor Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - American Braford Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - American White Park Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Amerifax Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Amrit Mahal Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Anatolian Black Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Andalusian Black Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Andalusian Grey Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Angeln Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Angus Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Angus Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Angus Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Ankole Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ankole Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ankole-Watusi Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Argentine Criollo Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Asturian Mountain Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Asturian Valley Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Aubrac Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Aulie-Ata Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Australian Braford Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Australian Friesian Sahiwal Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Australian Lowline Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Australian Milking Zebu Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ayrshire Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ayrshire Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Ayrshire Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Azaouak - NW Niger
Breeds of Livestock - Béarnais Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Bachaur Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Baladi Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Baltata Romaneasca Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Barka Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Barka Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Barzona Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Barzona Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Bazadais Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Beefalo Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Beefalo Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Beefmaker Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Beefmaster Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Beefmaster Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Belarus Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Belgian Blue Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Belgian Blue Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Belgian Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Belmont Adaptaur Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Belmont Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Belted Galloway Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Belted Galloway Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Bengali Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Berrendas Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Bhagnari Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Blacksided Trondheim and Norland Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Blanca Cacereña/White Cáceres Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Blanco Orejinegro Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Blonde d'Aquitaine Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Blonde d'Aquitaine Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Boran Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Boran Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Bordelais Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Brahman Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Brahman Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Brahmousin Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Brangus Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Brangus Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Braunvieh Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - British White Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Brown Swiss Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Busa Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Cachena Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Canadian Highland Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Canadienne Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Canary Island Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Canchim Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Carinthian Blond Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Caucasian Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Channi Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Charbray Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Charbray Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Charolais Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Charolais Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Chianina Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Chianina Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Chinampo Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Chinese Black-and-White Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Cholistani Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Corriente Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Costeño con Cuernos Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Dølafe Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Dajal Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Damascus Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Damascus Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Damietta Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Damietta Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Dangi Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Danish Jersey Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Danish Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Deoni Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Devon Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Devon Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Dexter Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Dexter Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Dhanni Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Droughtmaster Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Dulong Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Dutch Belted (Lakenvelder) Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Dutch Belted (Lakenvelder) Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Dutch Friesian Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - East Anatolian Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Enderby Island Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - English Longhorn Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Estonian Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Evolène
Breeds of Livestock - Fighting Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Finnish Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Fjall Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Florida Cracker Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Florida Cracker/Pineywoods Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Galician Blond Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Galloway cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Galloway Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Galloway Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Gaolao Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Gascon Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Gelbvieh Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Gelbvieh Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - German Angus Moiled Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - German Red Pied Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Gir Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Gir Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Glan Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Gloucester Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Gobra
Breeds of Livestock - Greek Shorthorn Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Greek Steppe Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Groningen Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Guernsey Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Guernsey Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Guzerat Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Hallikar Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Hariana Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Harton Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Hays Converter Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Hereford Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Hereford Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Hereford Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Herens Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Herens Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Highland Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Highland Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Hinterwald Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Hinterwald Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Holando-Argentino Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Holstein Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Holstein Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Horro Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Horro Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Hungarian Grey Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Icelandic Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Illawarra Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Indo-Brazilian Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Irish Moiled Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Israeli Holstein Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Israeli Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Istoben Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Jamaica Black Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Jamaica Hope Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Jamaica Red Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Jaulan Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Jaulan Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Jersey Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Jersey Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kangayam Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kankrej Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Karan Fries Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Karan Swiss Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kazakh Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kenwariya Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kerry Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kerry Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kherigarh Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Khillari Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kholmogory Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kilis Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Krishna Valley Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kurdi Black Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Kuri Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Latvian Brown (Buraya latviiskaya) Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Limousin Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Limousin Cattle
Breeds of Livestock - Limousin Cattle Registries
Breeds of Livestock - Limpurger Cattle
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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