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Excerpt from The Packers' Encyclopedia: Blue Book of the American Meat Packing and Allied Industries, a Hand-Book of Modern Packing House Practice, a Statistical Manual of the Meat and Allied Industries, and a Directory of the Meat Packing, Provision, Sausage Manufacturing, Rendering and Affili
There are four strictly beef breeds of cattle; namely, Shorthorn, Hereford, Angus and Galloway. These breeds have been developed for the sole purpose of producing an animal which is very efficient in the production of meat. The ideals toward which the. Sponsors of all the beef breeds are working are a low - set animal with plenty of depth, a wide spring of rib, short neck and legs, and quarters that carry the fleshing down well. In short, a blocky, rectangular conformation that carries a maximum amount of beef.
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