Mason's World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and by Valeria Porter

By Valeria Porter

It is a re-creation of a regular reference textual content, and includes key breed information regarding farm animals, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, asses and buffalo. It comprises nearly 9000 entries and cross-references on breeds, sub-breeds, forms, types, traces and features of those species. the purpose is to incorporate the entire cattle names which may be encountered in overseas literature. every one access contains the present advised English identify, zone or kingdom of beginning, notes on utilization, by way of a short actual description of the breed, when it comes to colour/markings, horns, and coat sort. there's a description of the connection with different breeds or varieties, and ancient notes in regards to the beginning of the breed, plus information of breed societies, and herdbooks the place correct. eventually, overseas names and synonyms are indexed, to help id. The publication has been completely up to date because the 4th variation was once released in 1996. Revisions were undertaken by way of Valerie Porter, a well-respected writer of extra well known works on animal breeds.

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D]/fawn to brown/HB 1892, BS 1914/syn. m/usu. black with white markings on underside, occ. grey/orig. (18851912 and 1926 on) from Friesian × Kazakh/recog. 1950/HB 1935/Russ. dr/chestnut; lyre horns/HB 1919/syn. Aurois, Casta, Central Pyrenean (Fr. Race des Pyrénées centrales), Race de St Girons et d'Aure)/nearly extinct aurochs: = Bos (Bos) primigenius Bojanus/dark brown to black; forward lyre horns/vars: B. p. primigenius (Europe), B. p. opistonomus (N Africa), B. p. namadicus (Asia)/orig. of domestic cattle/Ger.

Syn. Serrana/rare Black Jersey: see Canadienne Black Pied: see Friesian Black Pied Aosta: see Aosta Black Pied Black Pied Breton: see Breton Black Pied Black Pied Danish: see Danish Black Pied Black Pied Dutch: see Dutch Black Pied Black Pied Dutch Friesian: (Netherlands)/HB 1983 for orig. type of Dutch Black Pied free of Holstein blood/Du. Zwartbont Fries-Hollands/syn. Dutch Friesian/rare Black Pied East Belgian: see Hervé Black Pied Black Pied Hervé: see Hervé Black Pied Black Pied Jutland: see Jutland Black Pied Black Pied Lowland: see Friesian (esp.

Of West African Dwarf Shorthorn/syn. Muturu/not Bakuri, Bakwiri/ nearly extinct Baladi: (Lower Egypt)/dr/var. : Menufi/syn. Beheri/not Balladi, Beladi/[= native] Baladi: (Saudi Arabia) see Hassawi Baladi: (Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Jordan)/dr/brown to black, or pied; 30% pd; small/brachyceros type/Jaulan is sim. but larger/syn. d)/black, chestnut, white or roan; prominent hump/Abyssinian Shorthorned Zebu group/syn. dr/♂ red turning black, ♀ red with white patches/orig. from banteng/orig. of Cobourg Peninsula cattle/syn.

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