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

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!

Anus is the best!

Best beef out there. I really like a angus herford cross. Have been raising these for years and have always had great daily gains and carcass yields.

2 Red Hereford

I love red Hereford my favorite breed

Quiet, calm, easy to work with.

For mi te most beautiful bredd

3 Charolais
4 Simmental

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

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

5 Beefmaster
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!

These cattle are known for top quality meat

Great foragers


7 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

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8 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.

9 Holstein

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

How the 4 year bull wait

10 Braunvieh

The Contenders

11 Wagyu

Best marbled meet feed chocolate and wine

12 Red Poll

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.

13 Belgian Blue

Love the gentleness

Excellent beef!

14 Maine-Anjou
15 Hereford

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

16 Devon

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

17 Belted Galloway

Beautiful cattle, good mothers, very protective of there young

Mini or normal

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 Piedmontese
21 American Brahman
22 ShortHorns

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

My favourite breed

23 Simbra
24 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.
25 Blond d'Aquataine
26 Texas Longhorn

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

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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