beef breed


: any breed of cattle developed primarily for the efficient production of meat (such as the Angus, Hereford, or Shorthorn) and characterized by capacity for rapid growth, heavy rectangular well-fleshed body, and comparatively short stocky neck and legs compare dairy breed

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“Beef breed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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