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SWINE/SHEEP/BEEF CATTLE

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Duroc
Durocs have considerable variation in color. An acceptable color may range from a very light golden, almost yellow color, to a very dark red that approaches mahogany. The red is a very practical color that suits pork producers, and since it is a solid color there is not concern about fancy points of proper markings. Durocs have a medium length and slight dish of the face. The ears should be drooping and should not be held erect
Hamp
These hogs are black with a white belt that extends from one front leg, over the shoulder, and down the other front leg. They have erect ears and are popular for their lean, meaty carcasses
York
They exhibit a long, big frame and are white with erect ears
Landrace
WHITE They have very large, floppy ears, are long-bodied
Chester White
Solid white, these pigs have medium sized, droopy ears
Spot
White with black spot
Berkshire
Black with six white points (nose, tail, and legs), these hogs have erect ears and a short, dished snout
Hampshire
black faces and legs and wool on the legs and head
Suffolk
They are a large breed with a distinctive all-black head and legs that are free of
Dorset
an all white sheep of medium size having good body length and muscle conformation to produce a desirable carcass
Cheviot
an alert, compact animal with a distinctive Roman-nose, bare face, prick ears and bulky fleece
Shropshire
medium to large in size, with dark faces and wool on the legs.
Southdown
with a fine, dense wool of even colour, not black
Angus
have black hair and skin.
Charolais
white to light straw in color.
Simmental
Simmental color patterns vary from red
and white spotted, to fawn or straw colored, to dark red, to black.
Limousin
range in color from golden red to black. These
large, muscular cattle
Bhraman
characteristics of these cattle are their horns, which usually curve upward and are sometimes tilted to the rear, their ears, which are generally large and pendulous, and the throatlatch and dewlap, which have a large amount of excess skin.
Shorthorn
cattle can be red, white, or roan in color
Hereford
brownish red in color with a white
face, chest, underline, and switch
Columbia
are white-faced, hornless, and relatively large in size and are prolific breeders.