What Do You Know About The Shorthorn?

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What Do You Know About The Shorthorn?

Its origins can be traced to the late 18th Century near North East England. This breed has later on given birth to 2 specialized breeds and is spread in a great number of English speaking countries as well as some Latin American countries. What do you know about this breed? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's the main purpose of this brand?
    • A. 

      Butter

    • B. 

      Dairy and beef production

    • C. 

      Leather

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 2. 
    What's its scientific name?
    • A. 

      Bosso

    • B. 

      Tauromachia

    • C. 

      Bos taurus taurus

    • D. 

      Bos

  • 3. 
    What are the separate breeds that were developed by the second half of the 20th Century?
    • A. 

      The beef Shorthorn and the milking shorthorn

    • B. 

      The beef longhorn and the milking longhorn

    • C. 

      The beef shorthorn and the milking longhorn

    • D. 

      The beef longhorn and the milking shorthorn

  • 4. 
    In what color can you find them?
    • A. 

      Roan

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Red, white or roan

  • 5. 
    Who developed the famous Durham ox in 1796?
    • A. 

      Mark Colling

    • B. 

      Charles Colling

    • C. 

      Charles Calling

    • D. 

      Karl Cilling

  • 6. 
    When was the cattle first imported in the US?
    • A. 

      In 1794

    • B. 

      In 1800

    • C. 

      In 1805

    • D. 

      In 1808

  • 7. 
    What are the health cases encountered with this breed?
    • A. 

      Tap worms

    • B. 

      Blood cancer

    • C. 

      Tibial hemimelia

    • D. 

      Eye cancer

  • 8. 
    In how many countries can you find this breed?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      22

  • 9. 
    In which country can you find this breed?
    • A. 

      Uruguay

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Vietnam

    • D. 

      Morocco

  • 10. 
    When was this breed first introduced to Australia?
    • A. 

      In 1792

    • B. 

      In 1794

    • C. 

      In 1796

    • D. 

      In 1800

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