VT 205 Food Animal

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    English
    Developed over 1000 years ago on island off the coast of France
    Good quality, high milk fat, milk
    Guernsey
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    English
    Developed over 1000 years ago on island off the coast of France
    Good quality, high milk fat, milk
    Guernsey
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    Netherlands
    Largest producer of milk
    average production is less than 20,000 lbs/year
    Holstein
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    Jersey Islands/Netherlands
    Bred for thousands of years
    2nd most popular dairy breed
    Jersey
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    Jersey Islands/Netherlands
    Bred for thousands of years
    2nd most popular dairy breed
    Jersey
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    Dual purpose breed but not great for either meat or milk
    Milking Shorthorn
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    Dual purpose breed but not great for meat or milk
    Milking shorthorn
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    European
    Angora X Indian goat
    Horned w/ lop ears
    Gains .3-.4 lbs/day in feedlot
    Boer
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    Hardy, adaptable, thrive in any climate
    maintain good health and excellent production
    Alpine
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    Switzerland
    Heavy milk producer
    medium to large size (145lbs)
    Saanen
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    Switzerland
    Oldest known dairy goat breed
    Slightly smaller than other alpine breeds
    excellent udder development and high milk production
    Toggenburg
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    Fiber of kings
    easy to raise - don't jump out of confinement
    sheared once a year and an adult buck will produce 2.5 lbs of fleece
    consists of 2 kinds of fiber
    Cashmere
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    West African Countries
    Originally called Cameroon Dwarf Goat
    hobby or to clear brush from areas
    Pigmy
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    First breed of domesticated sheep in new world
    protective top coat and soft under coat
    extreme climates
    some rams have 4 fully developed horns
    Navajo-Churra
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    Spain
    Wool is totally absorbed by textile trade
    Merino
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    France
    Developed from Merino sheep
    Rams weigh between 250 and 300 lbs
    Ramboullet
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    Border of England & Scotland
    distinctive helical crimp
    blended into other yarns to give resilience and durability
    never suffer from wool blindness
    Cheviot
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    Unknown Origin - likely merino x wild sheep
    polled & horned
    fleece is very white, strong, close and free from dark fibers
    medium size, good body length
    Dorset
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    Rapid growth
    mature rams weigh 275lbs
    open faced
    Hampshire
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    One of the Largest breeds
    250 to 350 lbs
    fleece medium wool type
    Suffolk
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    Cromwell's army discovered 300 years ago
    larger than any other swine of that time
    Berkshire
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    Reddish-brown hogs found in the US came from the Guinea cost of Africa
    Columbus or DeSoto
    Possibly a Berkshire cross
    Duroc
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    Chester Co Pennsylvania
    prolific heavy milking mothers
    docile disposition
    good muscle quality
    Chester White
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    Oldest original early American breeds
    prolifically, hardy vigor, foraging ability
    Hampshire
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    Denmark
    long body length
    16 or 17 pairs of ribs
    Landrace
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    feeders that gain readily
    very substantial bone
    sound on feet
    Poland China
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    Vietnam
    dwarf swine
    Potbelly pig
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VT 205 Food Animal
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2013-07-03 03:14:43
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