Top 10 Cattle Breeds

This list discusses the best breeds of cattle. This includes all breeds (British, Exotic, and American).

The Top Ten

1 Angus

We have a head of 72 beef cows

My pet cow black jack

The Angus is by far one of the most popular cattle in the world and is known for its exceptional meat which has little specks of fat that no other cattle has

Angus are the best! Very good with calving and their meat. I have an angus to show this year she's amazing!

2 Charolais

Great looking

3 Red Hereford

Gentle and patience with their calves.

Quiet, calm, easy to work with.

I love red Hereford my favorite breed

For mi te most beautiful bredd

4 Simmental

I have two to show and they are awesome.

Love the breed. Good to have. Will invest in it one day.

These cattle have just about everything. They can be used for labor, meat, dairy, and have a high rate of twins which is a plus

5 Beefmaster

These are the perfect breed for those who depend on cattle to make a living. They are very adaptable to any adverse conditions and have proven themselves to be a hardy breed.

One of the best breed that can resist in all seasons

6 Scotch Highland

These cows are fence breakers! I have had several different breeds these are the only breed so far I will never have again!

My mom wants Scotch highland cows but were my nana leaves it’s to dry

Great foragers


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7 Gelbvieh

This German cow is a farmers gold mine. These cows have superior fertility and achieve sexual maturaty at a young age. They can breed very fast and make a farmer a lot of money

Gelbvieh genetics have extra meat, extra milk and great weaning weights.
They also have a quiet nature. Gelbvieh are a cattleman's dream breed.

8 Brangus

A close running mate with the Angus. This cow is half Angus and half Brahman and is a very popular breed in the United States

Never heard of it[:

9 Holstein

How the 4 year bull wait

Most popular dairy breed, They also hang good on the meat hook for the steers. A higher percentage of your "beef" is dairy.

10 Braunvieh

The Contenders

11 Red Poll

Best beef you'll ever eat.

Used for meat in the US and dairy in other countries

These cows are really amazing I wish they were mine

Good volume of milk for calves,excellent grass finished meat. Calm desposion fertility is tops.

12 Wagyu

Best marbled meet feed chocolate and wine

13 Belted Galloway

Mini or normal

Beautiful cattle, good mothers, very protective of there young

14 Maine-Anjou
15 Hereford

They are not as good as angus but they trow stout calves

16 Belgian Blue

Excellent beef!

Love the gentleness

17 Devon

South Devon cattle are gentle, great Moms, easy birthing and delicious meat cattle.

18 Sussex

While these cows aren't known specifically for any of there products, they are extremely adaptable to any environment and are excellent foragers

19 Black Baldy

Best with Galloway/Hereford cross rather than Angus/Hereford. Better milking extra gentle.

20 ShortHorns

My favourite breed

Shorthorns are known for their colorful coats and many other great things

21 Piedmontese
22 American Brahman
23 Australian Cattle Dog Australian Cattle Dog The Australian Cattle Dog, or simply Cattle Dog, is a breed of herding dog originally developed in Australia for droving cattle over long distances across rough terrain.
24 Blond d'Aquataine
25 Texas Longhorn

My friend has Longhorns

Texas Longhorn are great! Where else can you find great hide and horns. Plus, the nostalgic, wild, and Texas feeling when you see one.

I mean horns

26 Simbra
27 Bonsmara
28 Miniature Hereford
29 Daddy's Money

Daddy's money is comely used for the seamen, They make good show cattle.

30 Jersey

Dairy cattle.

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