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2009-06-20 12:35:00

McDonald's plans to offer its new pricier Angus burger throughout the United States in August, despite the sluggish economy, a company report reveals. The one-third pound burger is made of a higher grade of beef than McDonald's other burgers and has been tested in markets in Southern California, Illinois, New York and Ohio. The Angus burger is the fast-food chain's most expensive U.S. sandwich, selling for about $4. The Angus burger is expected to debut nationwide in August and be part of...

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2009-06-19 15:38:58

McDonald's new Angus burger, using a patty that weights a third of a pound, will go city-wide in Chicago July 2, the company said Friday. A few McDonald's in the Chicago area's 500 franchises are already serving the Angus burger, which is made with a higher quality beef. But, after two years of test marketing, the burger is ready for a full-scale launch -- at least in Chicago, the company said. McDonald's has concentrated its marketing recently on promotions of McCafe premium coffee blends....

2009-03-27 10:51:15

A farmer in the British county of Somerset says one of his cows has given birth to twin calves that are of different breeds. Farmer Vic Phillips, 27, said his cow Jemima, a Simmental breed, mated with his bull Eric, an Aberdeen Angus, and the result was twin calves, one a Simmental and the other an Aberdeen, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. It happens but it is quite rare. I thought there must have been a mistake and another cow had given birth as well but it turned out that they were...


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Australian Brangus Cattle
2014-07-06 15:06:08

The Australian Brangus is a breed of cattle originating first in the United States as the Brangus, then independently in Queensland, Australia as the Australian Brangus. It was developed by crossbreeding the Brahman and Angus cattle breeds during the 1950s. The breed has more Angus blood than Brahman in its genetic makeup. It is generally a sleek black color but sometimes can be red. The head is medium-length with a broad muzzle and forehead. The Brangus is tolerant to heat, and ticks...

Angus Cattle
2014-07-04 09:54:06

The Angus is a breed of cattle originating from Scotland. They were developed using native cattle from the Aberdeenshire and Angus counties of Scotland. They are known to most of the world as Aberdeen Angus. Before the 1800s the Aberdeenshire and Angus cattle were called Angus doddies. In 1842 a bull was born to Hugh Watson named Old Jock. Another one of his cattle was a cow named Old Granny, that was born in 1924. Most of the Angus of today can be traced back to these two cattle. In...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.