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JAMAICA BLACK


In the early 1900's Angus were imported to the island of Jamaica. Breeds which with zebu breeding were already in use so naturally the zebu were mated with the imported Angus.

The result is a breed more similar in appearance to Brangus than Angus. The breed is 1/4 to 3/8 zebu. They are polled and have a slight cervical hump. Jamaica Black cattle also have more skin in the dewlap and underline than Brangus.

Reference:

Genus Bos: Cattle Breeds of the World, 1985, MSO-AGVET (Merck & Co., Inc.), Rahway, N.J.

Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

Photographs:

R. E. McDowell, Professor Emeritus of International Animal Science, Cornell University, and provided by Paul O. Brackelsberg, Professor of Animal Science, Iowa State University

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