beef cattle

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beef′ cat`tle


n.pl.
cattle bred for meat.
[1750–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meatbeef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
longhorn, Texas longhorn - long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States
Santa Gertrudis - Brahman and shorthorn crossbreed of red cattle; hardy in hot regions
Aberdeen Angus, black Angus, Angus - black hornless breed from Scotland
Charolais - large white or cream-colored breed from France
shorthorn, Durham - English breed of short-horned cattle
Galloway - breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland
Hereford, whiteface - hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States
beefalo, cattalo - hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds
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Translations

beef cattle

nplbovini mpl da macello
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Crossbreeding of beef breeds with local cattle has been practiced in many countries to get benefit of hybrid vigor and additive and non-additive type of gene actions (Gregory and Cundiff, 1980).
The continental beef breeds, Simmental, Charolais and Limousins will also be on show.
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For example, dairy breeds have a greater proportion of internal fat than beef breeds.
While this effort failed to produce new and improved beef breeds, some hybrids were created and, with the use of molecular technologies, scientists have discovered a legacy of small amounts of cattle genetic contamination in most bison herds in North America.
The vice chancellor told the delegation that the meat industry in Pakistan was lagging behind because of unavailability of beef breeds. He said the red-meat industry would grow if meat export to neighbouriong countries was expanded.
He explained to me that dairy breeds have much heavier and greasier fat than beef breeds. I had eaten a rib eye steak and my whole mouth was thickly coated with this awful grease.
A total of 15 pedigree beef breeds and four dairy breeds will line up for judging together with 138 commercial beef cattle.
How I did it: Charolais were imported from France in the 1960s and are now one of the most popular beef breeds in the country.
They are used primarily in crossbreeding programs with traditional beef breeds. Purebred Brahmans can be difficult to handle, and have excitable dispositions.