4. Different Types Of Cattle
>> refers to cattle or buffalo
>>a domestic animal of the species
Bos taurus (cattle) or Bubalus bubalis
(water buffalo), and also includes
hybrids like Beefalo.
5. >>a female bovine that has
had a calf, or is more than
three years old.
>>sexually mature female
cattle that has given birth
at least once and with age
of 3 years old and above.
6. 3. Bull
>> an entire male bovine
>>also known as a sire, is a
mature male bovine that is
at least 2 years old used for
7. >> a young bovine from birth to weaning
(six-nine months old)
•Bull calf -a male calf
•Heifer calf - a female calf
8. >> a castrated male bovine more than
one year old
>>used to describe the sex and age of
cattle, the male is first a bull calf and if
left intact becomes a bull; if castrated
he becomes a steer and about two or
three years grows to an ox.
9. >>A group of cows is called a herd, drove or team.
>>Historically, people who took cattle to market on
the open range were known as drovers.
>> the act of a cow giving birth to a calf,
>>calving season occurring every year and It
is a major event on any farming calendar -
but especially in intensive beef and dairy
11. Importance of Cattle
cows provide meat, milk, labor, leather
and hundreds of other products that
people use in everyday life.
Livestock products not only represent a source
of high-quality food, but, equally important,
they are a source of income for many small
farmers in developing countries