Ankoli Cattle, always a treat to glimpse along the highway.
Thought I'd put up a couple of shots of some longhorns that live near me. I think domestic cattle in general all have the same scientific name, but none the less, here are a couple of images.
The Chianina is an Italian cattle breed. It´s the tallest and heaviest cattle breed in the world. Steers reach up to 180 cm height and more than 1500 kg of weight. Cows up tp 165 cm of height and up to 1000 kg. In former times they were used for draught and beef producing. Nowadays they are used for beef production. Their main breeding area is Umbria and Tuscany in Italy but they are also bred in many other countries of the world.
Cattle (colloquially cows) are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae, are the most widespread species of the genus Bos, and are most commonly classified collectively as Bos primigenius. Cattle are raised as livestock for meat (beef and veal), as dairy animals for milk and other dairy products, and as draft animals (oxen or bullocks) (pulling carts, plows and the like). Other products include leather...