Beefmaster cattle are a combination of Zebu, Hereford and Shorthorn that has been in existence since the early 1950’s. They are a unique combination of Bos Indicus and Bos Taurus breeding that allows them to excel in any environment. Today they can found from Wisconsin to Texas, California to Florida and every place in between. The Beefmaster Foundation herd excels in the cold environment of Colorado and about 50% of the registered animals are found in the hot, humid environment of Texas and Florida. The three breed combination has built in heterosis that will further be enhanced in mating them with the industries commercial cattle population.