Biggest Bulls in the world - Top 10 Biggest Cattle Breeds In The World
They say size matters but does it? Well, there are different ideas on this so let’s not discuss all of that and restrict ourselves to cattle. Now why do people domesticate cattle? While there can be many reasons for this, the two major are milk and meat production. Keeping this in mind, you’d OBVIOUSLY prefer the larger breed because hello, more meat! Now before you run to get the biggest of them all, remember that they have their own limitations and each one is suitable to different climates and needs. So are you ready to scrutinize the biggest cattle breeds?
Number 10. Bazadaise
This French breed of beef cattle takes its name from the town of Bazas in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France.
Number 9. Limousin
Named after the Limousin region of France where this breed originated, the Limousin cattle are a breed of highly muscled beef cattle.
Number 8. Parthenaise
Formerly a triple-purpose breed, raised for milk, meat and draught work, the French cattle, Parthenaise is now raised mainly for beef.
Number 7. Montbéliarde
These red and white pied cattle breed from the Montbéliard region of France is used mainly for dairying and particularly for cheesemaking.
Number 6. German Angus
This German breed of cattle came into existence as a result of cross breeding Aberdeen Angus with different native German cattle breeds like German Black Pied Cattle, Gelbvieh, and Fleckvieh.
Number 5. Belgian Blue
It’s time for a special mention and Belgian Blue is our pick! These beef cattle from Belgium have an extremely lean, hyper-sculpted, ultra-muscular physique which is termed as “double-muscling”.
Number 4. Glan
This traditional cattle breed is particularly found in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany.
Number 3. Maine-Anjou
This French breed of domestic cattle, Maine-Anjou was created in the nineteenth century by cross-breeding the local Mancelle dairy cattle with Durham stock from Britain.
Number 2. South Devon
The largest of the British native breeds, South Devon have descended from the large red cattle of Normandy.
Number 1. Chianina
Originated in Italy, Chianina is found in different parts of the world today.
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