Angus cattle


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Angus cattle

(ăng`gəs), breed of black polled (hornless) beef cattle, originated in Scotland and introduced in 1873 to the United States, where they have become well established. Often called Black Angus or Aberdeen Angus cattle, they have low, compact bodies and are noted for the fine quality of their flesh. As a breed, they lack the size of Shorthorn and Hereford cattle. In recent years, the Red Angus breed of cattle has been derived from red cattle born in registered black herds.
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The pull-through theory worked exactly as it was envisioned, of course, building demand for Angus cattle," says Henry Bergfeld, Summitville, OH, Board Chairman 1997 to 1998.
He went on to own two factories supplying cooked meats and biscuits to Britain's major retailers, as well as owning warehousing and property interests in the Mersey dock Mr White also ran three farms overlooking the Dee estuary where he had a racing stud, bred Aberdeen Angus cattle, and grew strawberries.
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The McEwen Ranch has taken a huge step towards controlling the largest quantity of certified organic Angus cattle in the country," he added.
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