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The Ancestors of todays modern Mongolian cattle were Asian wild cattle (Bos turano mongolicus). This breed is native to Inner Mongolia and northern China. It was not until 1949 that Mongolian cattle began to be improved with crossbreeding to European breeds. The Shorthorn was the first to be crossed.

Mongolian cattle have been herded for centuries by nomads and they are used by farmers as draft animals and are highly valued for their milk and meat.    more...

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Friday, August 03, 2007
Foot and Mouth Disease confirmed in cattle, in Surrey, UK
UK - DEFRA have confirmed that following an investigation of suspected vesicular disease on a holding near Guildford in Surrey,...

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