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American Water Buffalo Other Livestock Profile American Water Buffalo: American water buffalo are mixtures of riverine and swamp buffalo that serve their owners well as oxen, as well as milk producers for highly esteemed dairy products. More >>
Angus Cattle Other Livestock Profile Angus Cattle: Noted for their fast weight gain and well-marbled meat, Angus cattle first came to the United States from Scotland. More >>
Ankole-Watusi Cattle Other Livestock Profile Ankole-Watusi Cattle: Medium-sized, long-horned Ankole-Watusi, produced high-fat milk; breeders may add them to the herd to dairy herds to boost the butter-fat levels. More >>
Ayrshire Cattle Other Livestock Profile Ayrshire Cattle: Originating in Scotland, milk-producing Ayrshires are striking cows with mottled, reddish-brown patches set against a white background. More >>
Belted Galloway Cattle Other Livestock Profile Belted Galloway Cattle: Similar to the Galloway, the Belted Gallowy is distinguished by its striking "Oreo" pattern. They're an excellent meat breed for cooler climates. More >>
Brahman Cattle Other Livestock Profile Brahman Cattle: The Brahman are the larger of the Zebu cattle. If you live in a warm climate, Zebu make great sires, as well as beef and milk producers. More >>
Brown Swiss Cattle Other Livestock Profile Brown Swiss Cattle: Hardy, good grazing Brown Swiss produces plenty of milk, especially liked by cheese makers. More >>
BueLingo Cattle Other Livestock Profile BueLingo Cattle: The BueLingo is a moderately framed, composite beef cattle breed, developed for its quickly maturing beef and its beautiful white stripe along the midsection of the body. More >>
Chianina Cattle Other Livestock Profile Chianina Cattle: A beneficial breed for beef producers, consider the Chianina (kee-a-NEE-na) on your farm. More >>
Devon Cattle Other Livestock Profile Devon Cattle: These red-colored cattle offer beef producers a superb product; they're especially appealing to farmers on the grass-fed or organic plan. More >>
Dexter Cattle Other Livestock Profile Dexter Cattle: A fast-growing beef breed, Dexters are a naturally small breed; their size and temperament make Dexters nice to have around the farm. More >>
Dutch Belted Cattle Other Livestock Profile Dutch Belted Cattle: This now-rare breed, the milk-producing Dutch-Belted is distinguished by the wide, white belt around its middle. More >>
Florida Cracker Cattle Other Livestock Profile Florida Cracker Cattle: The Florida Cracker and Pineywoods have a rich history--and can serve a small farmer as a hardy, efficient beef, milk or draft cattle choice. More >>
Galloway Cattle Other Livestock Profile Galloway Cattle: The striking Galloway is a quintessential hardy, Northern breed that adapt well to Southern climates. Consider them for your beef or milk production purposes, especially in a grass-fed setting. More >>
Guernsey Cattle Other Livestock Profile Guernsey Cattle: Noted for their docility and ease of hand milking, the Guernsey is a classic and reliable choice for dairy producers, especially family farmers. More >>
Highland Cattle Other Livestock Profile Highland Cattle: Highland Cattle (also known as Scottish Highland) are considered one of the best beef producers, as well as a provider of pelts, which makes them a great choice for cooler climes. More >>
Holstein Cattle Other Livestock Profile Holstein Cattle: One of the largest sized and producing dairy breeds, the black and white Holsteins to many are the quintessential dairy cow. More >>
Jersey Cattle Other Livestock Profile Jersey Cattle: Jerseys are a smaller breed, producing rich butterfat milk. They're one of the most popular breeds among homesteaders. More >>
Milking Devon Cattle Other Livestock Profile Milking Devon Cattle: Milking Devons, known as the first British cattle to come to America, are highly adaptable, milk and meat producers. More >>
Pineywoods Cattle Other Livestock Profile Pineywoods Cattle: The Pineywoods and Florida Cracker have a rich history--and can serve a small farmer as a hardy, efficient beef, milk or draft cattle choice. More >>
Red Poll Cattle Other Livestock Profile Red Poll Cattle: The Red Poll is a rare, exceptionally hardy, dual-purpose cattle breed raised for beef in North America, but it makes a fine household dairy cow, too. More >>
Santa Gertrudis Cattle Other Livestock Profile Santa Gertrudis Cattle: A great choice for warmer climates, Santa Gertrudis--part Brahmin (Zebu) and part Shorthorn--is a distinctive beef breed. More >>
Scottish Highland Cattle Other Livestock Profile Scottish Highland Cattle: Scottish Highland Cattle (also known as Highland Cattle) are considered one of the best beef producers, as well as a provider of pelts, which makes them a great choice for cooler climes. More >>
Shorthorn Cattle Other Livestock Profile Shorthorn Cattle: Shorthorn cattle were once triple-purpose beef, dairy and draft cattle, but since 1948, there have been two main types of registered Shorthorn cattle: Shorthorns raised for beef and Milking Shorthorns. More >>
Texas Longhorn Cattle Other Livestock Profile Texas Longhorn Cattle: In addition to their striking appearance (great for shows), Longhorns make a great, low-fat meat-producing livestock choice. More >>
Welsh Black Cattle Other Livestock Profile Welsh Black Cattle: The Welsh Black, a hardy, efficient beef producer, can hold its own against many other more popular beef cattle. More >>
Yaks Other Livestock Profile Yaks: Yaks, exotic? Think again. Their small size, fabulous pelts and easy-working nature make them a great choice for a small farmer. More >>
Zebu Cattle Other Livestock Profile Zebu Cattle: Zebu cattle include Brahman and the Miniature Zebu. If you live in a warm climate, Zebu make great sires, as well as beef and milk producers. More >>

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