2017 December

All information related to breeds of cattle will be included in this.

Elm Farm Ollie

This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.(September 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) Painting of Elm Farm Ollie by E.D. Thalinger in 1930 Elm Farm Ollie (known as “Nellie Jay” and post-flight as “Sky Queen”) was… read more »

Red Heifer

  A red cow Part of Judaic series of articles on Ritual purity in Judaism   Tumah and taharah Mikveh Purification methods[hide] Netilat yadayim Mikveh Red heifer Hefsek taharah Hagalah Tevilat Kelim Hierarchy[show] Miscellaneous[show] v t e The red heifer (Hebrew:  para adumma), also known as the red cow, was a cow brought to the priests as a sacrifice according to… read more »

Dun Cow

The Dun Cow is a common motif in English folklore. “Dun” is a dull shade of brownish grey. Contents  [hide]  1Dunsmore Heath 2Whittingham 3Durham 4Bristol Dun Cow 5Pubs 6See also 7References Dunsmore Heath[edit] The Dun Cow of Dunsmore Heath (an area west of Dunchurch near Rugby in Warwickshire, England) was a savage beast slain by Guy of Warwick. A large narwhal tusk (photo) is still shown at Warwick Castle… read more »

Cattle Slaughter in India

India’s beef industry is predominantly based on the slaughtering of water buffalo (carabeef).[1] Cattle slaughter is a controversial topic in India because of the cattle’s traditional status as an endeared and respected living being to many in Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism,[2][3] in contrast to cattle being considered as a religiously acceptable source of meat by many in Islam, Christianity as well as some in Hinduism… read more »

Working Animal

This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (July 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Polish. (June 2015) Click [show] for important translation instructions. [show] A bullock team hauling wool in New South Wales A working animal is an animal, usually domesticated,… read more »


For other uses, see Zebu (disambiguation). Zebu Conservation status Domesticated Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Subfamily: Bovinae Genus: Bos Species: B. taurus Subspecies: B. t. indicus Trinomial name Bos taurus indicus Linnaeus, 1758 Synonyms Bos indicus Bos primigenius indicus A zebu (/ˈziːˌbjuː/, /ˈziːbuː/ or /ˈzeɪbuː/; Bos primigenius indicus or Bos indicus or Bos taurus indicus), sometimes known as indicine cattle or humped cattle, is a… read more »

Mycobacterium Vaccae

  Mycobacterium vaccae Scientific classification Kingdom: Bacteria Phylum: Actinobacteria Order: Actinomycetales Suborder: Corynebacterineae Family: Mycobacteriaceae Genus: Mycobacterium Species: M. vaccae Binomial name Mycobacterium vaccae Mycobacterium vaccae is a nonpathogenic[1] species of the Mycobacteriaceae family of bacteria that lives naturally in soil. Its name originates from the Latin word, vacca (cow), since it was first cultured from cow dung in Austria.[2] Research areas being pursued with regard to killed Mycobacterium vaccae vaccine include immunotherapy for allergic asthma, cancer, depression, leprosy,[3] psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and tuberculosis.[3]… read more »

Blackleg (Disease)

  “Blackleg” is also a plant disease caused by Pectobacterium carotovorum (= Erwinia carotovora). Early signs: swelling of the thigh, with leg up and tail raised (arrows) Recovered calf after removing of all necrotic tissue Blackleg, black quarter, quarter evil, or quarter ill (Latin: gangraena emphysematosa) is an infectious bacterial disease most commonly caused by Clostridium chauvoei, a Gram-positive bacterial species. It is seen in livestock all over the world, usually affecting cattle, sheep, and goats…. read more »

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy A cow with BSE: Infected animals lose the ability to stand. Classification and external resources [edit on Wikidata] Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, is a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy and fatal neurodegenerative disease in cattle that may be passed to humans who have eaten infected flesh. BSE causes a spongiform degeneration of the brain and spinal cord. BSE has a… read more »


Beef cattle on a feedlot in the Texas Panhandle A feedlot or feed yard is a type of animal feeding operation (AFO) which is used in intensive animal farming for finishing livestock, notably beef cattle, but also swine, horses, sheep, turkeys, chickens or ducks, prior to slaughter. Large beef feedlots are called concentrated animal feeding operations(CAFO) in the United States[1] and intensive livestock operations (ILOs)[2] or confined feeding operations (CFO)[3] in Canada…. read more »