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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...

Brahman Cattle
2014-07-12 10:51:49

The Brahman or Brahma is a breed of cattle that originated in America during the early 1900s. It was developed from imported breeds during the years of 1854 to 1926 from India, the breeds included the Kankrej, Gujarat, Ongole and Gir. Approximately 266 different bulls and 22 different cows were used in the development of the Brahman. The American Brahman Breeders Association was established in 1924 to track and verify the bloodline. It is located in Houston, Texas and the first president...

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...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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