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Origin and classification of cattle

First, the taxonomic classification of cattle:

Vertebrate door (Verterbrata )

Mammalia (Mammalia)



Cave Corner (Covicornia)


Bos: Bos taurus, Bos indicus, Bos gruniens, Asian bison, European bison

Bubalus: Asian buffalo, African buffalo

Second, according to the use can be divided into: milk cattle, beef cattle, milk and cattle, cattle, etc.

Third, the ancestors of cattle:
The ancestor of the common cattle is the original cattle (Bos primigenius)
The ancestor of the yak is the wild yak (Bosmutus)
The ancestor of the buffalo is wild buffalo (Bubalusarnee)

Fourth, China’s famous cattle breeds: Qinchuan cattle, Nanyang cattle, Mongolian cattle, Luxi cattle, Yanbian cattle

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