What beef breed
also has a dairy breed associated with it?
As mentioned, Holsteins are used for beef, while beef breeds
are sometimes sold directly to a slaughter house for veal.
The many beef breeds
have differences in size (height and body weight), carcass traits (lean or fat), color and markings, hair coat and weather tolerance, and so on.
There are a large number of popular beef breeds
in America today, including three British breeds (Hereford, Shorthorn and Angus) and many European breeds, Nationwide, Angus have the most numbers.
Any Other Beef breed
: Meirion Jones (Simmental) DAIRY CATTLE Supreme and Holstein: M and J Owen and res.
The quality assessments, which involved detailed analysis of the eating quality of the beef, mean that Blonde d'Aquitaine bulls will be added to M&S's approved beef breeds
sire list later this year.
Here are some thoughts on some of the more popular beef breeds
from Heather Smith Thomas' book:
"It is a great honour to have The Prince of Wales as our patron and we are proud that he is actively supporting and promoting our native beef breeds
and British food," said Andrew James, chief executive of the Welsh Black Cattle Society.
Mr Topliff said: "A marked rise was, once again, evident in calf registrations from other beef breeds
, the bulk of this coming from the Montbeliarde, Saler, Beef Shorthorn, Stabiliser, Brown Swiss, Devon, Lincoln Red and Luing breeds."
Syfni Welsh Blacks from Gareth James and family carried off the beef breeds
trophy and Anthony and Hugh Davies of Welston did likewise with their Holstein entries in the dairy section.
His 18-month homebred Hereford bull, Mwyn 1 Aurther, scored a notable victory for Britain's native beef breeds
when securing the reserve supreme championship in his last outing of the show season.