With an increasing number of cross-bred
animals now in the national dairy herd it's important to recognise the strength of breeding here.
Researchers at the Department of Animal Sciences, at Colorado State University, showed that meat from zebu and zebu cross-bred
animals is less tender than that from British and European breeds and cross-breeds.
In trials, rams with high Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) produced cross-bred
lambs worth pounds 2.
Many flocks were lost as a result of FMD, including blood lines built up over several generations, and there were concerns about the future of the breed which has become so important in quality cross-bred
lamb production and produces one of the finest, and highest value fleeces in the British clip.
FARMER and contractor David Hughes went home happy after collecting the highest figure ever paid in a Wales market for a cross-bred
While we use home bred Charolais bulls across our dairy herd to produce calves that find real demand, our main objective is to breed quality terminal sires that we are confident will leave easy calved cross-bred
progeny with quiet temperament, that unbeatable weight for age and quality conformation, factors which will shortly become even more important to dedicated Welsh beef producers,' said Richard.
But while the Cadzows cross-bred
and moved, the Chillinghams have remained near Wooler for over 700 years.
A MASSIVE new cross-bred
big cat, unexpectedly born in a Florida zoo, is called aliger, after being fathered by a lion to a tiger mother.