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Classifying Cattle Breeds: Paradigm
When it comes to classifying cattle breeds, paradigm refers to the mindset that went into the breed's creation and subsequent development.
Classifying Cattle Breeds: Geographic Origin Part 2
Classifying cattle by geographic origin is useful, as breeds were developed for specific environments. Part 2 covers American, Spanish-American, and African breeds.
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Classifying Cattle Breeds: Geographic Origin Part 1
The native homeland of a given breed is important when choosing a breed of cattle, as it indicates the environment in which the breed was developed to thrive.
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Classifying Cattle Breeds: Genetic Background
One way cattle breeds can be grouped is by genetic background. This is important, as each variation reflects a different philosophy and approach to selection.
Classifying Cattle Breeds: Specialty
The most obvious way to classify cattle breeds is according to their specialty: beef, dairy, or dual-purpose. Each option has its own advantages and disadvantages.
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Classifying Cattle Breeds: Introduction
Cattle breeds can be grouped in many ways: specialty, genetic background, geographic origin, paradigm. The best choice of a cattle breed will be one that is adapted to your circumstances.