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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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Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Black Baldy Cattle
2014-07-12 10:05:31

The Black Baldy is a breed of beef cattle living in Australia, New Zealand and North America. It is developed by crossbreeding Hereford cattle with solid black breeds, usually Aberdeen Angus. In North America, the name “Black Whiteface” is used in some regions. The body color is black with a white face. This coloration is derived from the dominant genes of the two breeds used. The white face of the Hereford and the black body of the Angus Cattle. The crossbreeding also produces black...

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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