Beefy, Muscular and Large Cattle Breeds: The One Thousand Pounders or More
Airfare Daily Deals eCigarettes Eyeglasses Hotels Jewelry Online Backup Online Dating Online Printing Online Tickets Skin Care Textbook Rentals Vitamins Web Hosting Weddings
Find thousands of shopping-related forums
SEARCH

Beefy, Muscular and Large Cattle Breeds: The One Thousand Pounders or More

These cattle breeds are considered large. All of which are one thousand pounds or more in weight. The “Top 16 Largest Cattle Breeds” and “Top 9 Largest Cattle Species” are already included in the article entitled “The Heavily Built Cows: The 25 Largest Cattles By Weight”. Here’s an additional list of large cattle breeds in the world.

These cattle breeds are considered large. All of which are one thousand pounds or more in weight. The “Top 16 Largest Cattle Breeds” and “Top 9 Largest Cattle Species” are already included in the article entitled “The Heavily Built Cows: The 25 Largest Cattles By Weight”. Here’s an additional list of large cattle breeds in the world.

These cattle breeds are raised for their meat and milk.

1. Hungarian Grey Cattle

Image Source

  • Other name/s: Hungarian Steppe Cattle, Magyar Szurke Szarvasmarha
  • Origin: Hungary
  • Height: Up to 155 cm
  • Weight: Up to 900 kilograms
  • Distinction: The Hungarian Grey Cattle is tall and slender with relatively long horns.

2. Tux Cattle

Image Source

  • Origin: Tux village in Tyrol, Austria
  • Height: Up to 140 cm
  • Weight: Up to 900 kilograms
  • Distinction: This rare breed is a shot-legged cow with white spots on the pelvis.

3. Pustertal Pied Cattle

Image Source

  • Other name/s: Pustertaler Schecken or Pustertaler Sprinzen
  • Origin: Puster Valley, South Tyrol in Italy
  • Height: Up to 140 centimeters
  • Weight: Up to 900 kilograms
  • Distinction: This rare breed is noted for its short spreading and forward pointing horns

4. Randall Cattle

 

Image Source

  • Origin: Sunderland, Vermont, USA
  • Weight: Up to 818 kilograms
  • Distinction: This rare cattle breed comes in subtle shades such as gray, mahogany and blue.

Other large cattle breeds

5. Kankrej Cattle

Image Source

  • Other name/s: Bannai, Nagar, Talabda, Vaghiyar, Wagad, Waged, Vadhiyar, Wadhiar, Wadhir, and Wadial
  • Origin: Kankrej, Gujarat State in India
  • Distinction:  This breed is known as a good heat tolerant and pest resistant.

6. Wagyu

Image Source

  • Other name/s: Japanese Cow
  • Origin: Japan
  • Distinction: This breed is highly prize for its rich flavor – the finest beef in the world.

7. Hereford

Image Source

  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Distinction: It is one of the most popular cattle breeds in the world existing in more than 50 countries.

8. Boran Cattle

Image Source

  • Origin: Kenya, Africa
  • Distinction: It was named after the Borana people of Ethiopia. It descended from Zebu Cattle.

9. Nelore

Image Source

  • Other name/s: Nellore
  • Origin: India
  • Distinction: It is characterized by short ears and large hump over the top of the shoulder and neck.

10. Symons Type Cattle

Image Source

  • Origin: Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
  • Distinction: This useful beef breed is mainly red in color.

11. Canchim Breed

 

Image Source

  • Origin: Brazil
  • Distinction: It produces heavier and of superior quality calves

12. Santa Gertrudis Cattle

Image Source

  • Origin: Texas, USA
  • Distinction: It is usually cherry rd in color with occasional white markings.

13. Australian Charbray

Image Source

  • Origin: Australaia
  • Distinction: This large cattle breed has long body.

14. Senepol

Image Source

  • Origin:  Caribbean Island
  • Distinction: A heat tolerant and insect resistant

15. Australian Braford

 

Image Source

  • Origin: Queensland, Australia
  • Distinction: It is resistant to ticks and a better heat tolerant.

16. Australian Brangus

Image Source

  • Origin: Queensland, Australia

17. Belmont Red

Image Source

  • Origin: Australia
  • Distinction: It doesn’t suffer from eye cancer and it has greater resistance to ticks.

18. Murray Grey

Image Source

  • Origin: Australia
  • Weight: 1,135 kilograms
  • Distinction: It can maintain body condition easily without consuming large amounts of forage.

See also

Need an answer?
Get insightful answers from community-recommended
experts
in Farm Animals on Knoji.
Would you recommend this author as an expert in Farm Animals?
You have 0 recommendations remaining to grant today.
Comments (0)
ARTICLE DETAILS
RELATED ARTICLES
ARTICLE KEYWORDS