Category Archives: Cattle for fattening

Blonde d’Aquitaine

This hardy and docile French breed of beef cattle comes from Aquitaine. It combines three local strains: Garonnais, Quercy and Blondes des Pyrénées. Blondes are large, muscular animals with a light but strong bone structure. They have a high fertility rate, excellent growth rate and they produce lean meat. They calve easily and crossbreed successfully.…
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Belgian Blue

This large breed is one of the highest yielding and most important beef cattle in the world. The Belgian Blue is famous for its impressive "double muscling" muscular structure, its fine bones, quiet temperament and good mothering abilities. Belgian Blue meat is flavoursome and lean. (more…)
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Angus

Angus is a medium size Irish breed used worldwide for beef production. Angus meat is flavoursome and succulent. The breed also has excellent reproductive qualities: high fertility, early puberty, easy breeding and easy calving. A docile temperament and high adaptability to diverse environments also make the breed popular around the world. Angus are widely used in crossbreeding,…
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Hereford

Hereford are a good size, well muscled breed of beef cattle, characterised by a deep red coat and white face, crest, underside and socks. Hereford thrive in most environments. They have excellent reproductive ability: early puberty, high fertility, ease of calving and excellent mothering abilities. Like the Angus, they are often mated to Limousin, Charolais…
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