Braford Cattle Breed

History

The Braford was created to provide a consistent and efficient product for beef production. The breed was made by a cross between a Hereford bull and a Brahman cow. They carry the characteristics of both breeds. This was first done by Partin and Hudgins breeding, Alto Adams Jr. in Florida, 1947. It took . . . → Read More: Braford Cattle Breed

Which Breeds To Use for Crossbreeding Beef

The environments and the resources available to raise beef cattle are as varied as the breeds themselves (Table 1). Notice the tremendous variability in the available breeds. Another factor to consider is the large degree of variability that exists within a breed. Breeding decisions involve individual animals, not breed averages, so selection of the . . . → Read More: Which Breeds To Use for Crossbreeding Beef