Chianina Cattle

Chianina Cattle

Posted on 01 September 2010

Chianina is an Italian breed of beef cattle. It is the largest and one of the oldest existing beef cattle breeds in the world.

 

Characteristics

Chianina are characterised by white hair and a black switch. They have black skin pigmentation. Chianina are heat tolerant and have a gentle disposition. They are the largest breed in size, bulls generally standing 6 feet (1.8m) tall and weighing up to 3,836 lbs. The cows stand at 5 feet or so and weighing in at up to 2,400 lbs. The world record for the heaviest bull was 3,836 lb for Chianina named Donetto, when he was exhibited at the Arezzo show in 1955.

 

A.W. Thorne Land & Cattle Inc

Operation Descritpion:  At A.W. Thorne Land & Cattle Inc, cattle is our Business, not our hobby! A lifetime of experience in the Cattle Industry... We offer Angus, Braunvieh, Simmental, Chianina and Maine Anjou cattle. Breeding Bulls, Bred and Open Females, Club Calves, Semen , Embryos and Beef For Sale.
Location & Contact Information
Contact Person(s):  Albert Thorne Joan Thorne
Email:  joan@thornecattle.com
Phone Number(s):  918-783-5477 918-527-2002
Fax:  918-783-5417
Address:  435707 E370 Rd
City:  Adair
State / Province:  Oklahoma
Country:  United States
Zip Code:  74330
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