DAIRY AND HORSE BREEDS Do you know who

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DAIRY AND HORSE BREEDS Do you know who is who? ?

DAIRY AND HORSE BREEDS Do you know who is who? ?

Largest breed in America on 90% of dairies Originated in the Netherlands Known for

Largest breed in America on 90% of dairies Originated in the Netherlands Known for large amount of milk they produce HOLSTEIN

Second largest breed in US One of the oldest breeds thought to Originate on

Second largest breed in US One of the oldest breeds thought to Originate on the British Isle of Jersey Medium amount of milk with High components. JERSERY

BROWN SWISS Oldest Breed in US Originated in Switzerland Very adaptable Large amounts of

BROWN SWISS Oldest Breed in US Originated in Switzerland Very adaptable Large amounts of milk with high components.

DEVON Oldest breed in world. Brought to US by English settlers In 1623. An

DEVON Oldest breed in world. Brought to US by English settlers In 1623. An original dual purpose cow that Is now strictly beef. Hardy and highly adaptable

HORSES Originated in the Arab Countries Compact body Quick learners One less Vertebrae Must

HORSES Originated in the Arab Countries Compact body Quick learners One less Vertebrae Must be 100% bloodline

AMERICAN QUARTER Brought into US by the Spanish Small sturdy horse built to work

AMERICAN QUARTER Brought into US by the Spanish Small sturdy horse built to work Intelligent, nimble and quick with A natural cow instinct The “Cowboy’s Choice”

PAINT Originated in Spain Easy going and Friendly Distinctive Coloring

PAINT Originated in Spain Easy going and Friendly Distinctive Coloring

Brahma Beef

Brahma Beef

Beef Cows Brahman Angus Most popular breed in US Hereford Originated in England Originated

Beef Cows Brahman Angus Most popular breed in US Hereford Originated in England Originated in India Medium size Tolerant of extreme temps Naturally hornless (polled) Docile Good mothers Very docile Medium in size Develop early Ease of calving Horned and polled Known for longevity Ease of fleshing Resistant to pest, parasites and diseases Good milk production Good milkers Secretes an oil that repels insects Very lean, red meat Excellent marbling Red Angus-most popular bull selected for artificial insemination Very maternal

Angus Beef

Angus Beef

Hereford Beef

Hereford Beef

Yorkshire Pig

Yorkshire Pig

Swine (Pigs) Yorkshire Duroc Most common breed in Originated in New York State US

Swine (Pigs) Yorkshire Duroc Most common breed in Originated in New York State US Originated in England, Crossbreeding in 1890 County of York Arrived in US in 1830 Second most popular breed in US Very durable and muscular Quick growth and maturity Very lean meat and low backfat Great Disposition Completely white or pinkish Sweet meat, marbling, spareribs and shoulders Solid red color Hampshire Originated in Wessex, England Arrived in US 1825 -35 Oldest breed in the US Heavily muscled lean meat Black with white belt/stripe around front legs and belly

Duroc Pigs

Duroc Pigs

Hampshire

Hampshire

Lincoln Sheep

Lincoln Sheep

Sheep Lincoln Merino Suffolk Most popular breed in US Originated in England 50% of

Sheep Lincoln Merino Suffolk Most popular breed in US Originated in England 50% of registrations Came to US 1890 Originated in Spain Bred and used for wool production Spread throughout world Bred mostly for meat in 1800’s Easy lambing Known for having the Long wool Course and heavy Calm and gentle disposition finest wool in world Medium quality wool Good milk production Very hardy and adaptable Strong big sheep Ave 125 -180 lbs Ave. 180 -250 lbs

Common Farm Animals Merino Sheep

Common Farm Animals Merino Sheep

Suffolk Sheep

Suffolk Sheep

Saanen Goats

Saanen Goats

Goats Saanen Swiss Alpine Nubian Mix of Most popular breed in Originated in French

Goats Saanen Swiss Alpine Nubian Mix of Most popular breed in Originated in French Alps English/African/Indian US Medium build at 30 inches tall Largest of the breed at Known for high milk 30 -35 inches tall production and quality of All purpose goat-milk, meat and hide milk Top milk producer Low volume of milk 2 gallons/day 2 -3 gallons a day High protein and butterfat-2 -3% 3. 5% butterfat High adaptability and hearty High butterfat at 4 -5% butterfat

Alpine Goats

Alpine Goats

Nubian

Nubian