Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn Breed of Cattle

by Pat Stanley

Publisher: Farming Press Limited

Written in English
Cover of: Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn Breed of Cattle | Pat Stanley
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Subjects:

  • Animal breeding,
  • Biography: general,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • England,
  • Agriculture - Animal Husbandry,
  • Agriculture - General
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11602206M
ISBN 100852363052
ISBN 109780852363058

  The American Shorthorn Herd Book was the first to be published in the United States for any breed and was started in , with the formation of the American Shorthorn Association following Cattle. Robert Bakewell was the first to breed cattle to be used primarily for beef. [citation needed] He crossed long-horned heifers and a Westmoreland bull to eventually create the Dishley Longhorn. As more and more farmers followed his lead, farm animals increased dramatically in size and quality.   Across the country, dedicated farmers and breed societies – often with royal patronage – plus the Rare Breeds Society (RBST) through its Gene Bank, ensure that the work of the far-sighted 18th-century breeder Robert Bakewell and others of his ilk goes on, in preserving robust native genes to ensure resistance to disease and genetic diversity. The book's breed association authorized documentation includes the history, origin, and the phenotype of each breed as well as current statistics. Here is what people are saying about the 2nd Edition of Breeds of Cattle: "This is an art book that's both beautiful and instructive. It's a fun reference that you'll definitely want on yur coffee.

The on-line Herdbook allows public access to the member list, full animal database, pedigrees and progeny, and allows Longhorn members to notify the Society of births, deaths and sales. For members using the Society's naming system the year letter for animals born in the letter is 'T' and in 'U''. Longhorn cattle owned by Sir John Harpur-Crewe, Calke Abbey. Robert Bakewell of Dishley, Leicestershire, improved the breed. Dual purpose, beef and dairy. Chromolithograph Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images. The Shorthorn Beef cattle breed that we see today has evolved over the last two centuries from Teeswater and Durham cattle, in the North of England. and Robert Colling started to improve these Durham cattle using line breeding techniques established so successfully by Robert Bakewell on Longhorn cattle. In Charles Colling found four. Below is from Beef Cattle Science by M.E. Ensminger, Chapter 1: History and Development of the Beef Cattle Industry pp. "Robert Bakewell of Dishley ()--an English farmer of.

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Robert Bakewell was the man who pioneered livestock breeding in the 18th century, and he is remembered especially for his work with Leicester sheep and Longhorn cattle. This book covers Bakewell's background, struggles and successes.

It also discusses his legacy, as the Longhorn story did not end with by: 2. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates. Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn Breed of Cattle book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Deals with a remarkable chapter in agricu 3/5.

ROBERT BAKEWELL was born in at Dishley, Leicestershire, England. He died October 1,at Dishley. Bakewell was an agriculturist who revolutionized sheep and cattle breeding in England by methodical selection and inbreeding.

He was the first to improve animals for. Robert Bakewell () of Dishley Grange was the pioneer of livestock improvement in England in the 18th century. He is best remembered for developing the New Leicester sheep. Bakewell also worked with Longhorn cattle, which fairly soon were eclipsed by the Shorthorn.

Longhorns, however, still have their adherents, and the author of this book and her husband breed Longhorns on their farm in Cited by: 2. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Cattle Rancher’s 3 Year Planner: Compact 6" x 9" 3 Year Planner for Longhorn Cattle Ranchers and. " Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn Breed of Cattle. Author:Stanley, Pat. Book Binding:Hardback. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:VERYGOOD.

All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. " See all. Robert Bakewell was the man who pioneered livestock breeding in the 18th century, and he is remembered especially for his work with Leicester sheep and Longhorn cattle.

This book covers Bakewell's background, struggles and successes. It also discusses his legacy, as the Longhorn story did not end with : Pat Stanley.

Robert Bakewell, who was born in Leicestershire inwas a farmer of means who had a great influence on the Shorthorn breed although he never bred Shorthorn cattle. Prior to the time of Bakewell, farmers practiced the breeding of unrelated animals and prevented the mating of animals that were of close relationship.

Cattle Breeds - English Longhorn English Longhorn History English Longhorns Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn Breed of Cattle book known as Longhorns) are not related to the American or Texas Longhorn whose ancestors came from Spain.

They do have a long and fascinating history linked to that of the great livestock pioneer of the 's, Robert Bakewell of Dishley.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Choosing a Breed of Cattle: 5 Needs and 40 Breeds for Selecting Cattle That Fit Your Purpose (Practical Country Living). The Shorthorn breed of cattle, which we know today, has evolved over the last two centuries, from Teeswater and Durham cattle found originally in the North East of England.

In the late 18th Century two brothers, Charles and Robert Colling started to improve these Durham cattle using line breeding techniques established so successfully by Robert. Pat Stanley is the author of Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn Breed of Cattle ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published )3/5.

Robert Bakewell A concentrated effort on breed development did not take place until Englishman Robert Bakewell began his breeding experiments with English Longhorn cattle in The cattle of that day were extremely large-framed, late-maturing animals that were flat-muscled and when finished for market were very rough and patchyFile Size: 2MB.

English Longhorn cattle (also formerly known as Lancashire cattle) are a long-horned brown and white breed of beef cattle originating from Craven, in the north of breed was initially used as a draught animal, which its body is well suited for; the milk was also collected for butter and cheese because of its high butterfat individual farmer would have owned one or two Coat: Red, brown or grey and white; often blotched in areas.

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Robert Bakewell was an English sheep/longhorn cattle farmer, who today is considered to be the “Father of Animal Breeding”. He developed and employed what was a revolutionary breeding system called the “In and In” selective breeding method which was essentially intensive inbreeding.

History. The breed developed from Teeswater and Durham cattle found originally in the North East of England. In the late 18th century, the Colling brothers, Charles and Robert, started to improve the Durham cattle using the selective breeding techniques that Robert Bakewell had used successfully on LonghornCharles Colling of Ketton Hall, bred the famous Durham Ox.

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As the name suggests, the breed has long horn and originated from Craven, in the north of England. It is also known by some other names such as Longhorn, Dishley, Lancashire, Leicestershire and Warwickshire. Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn breed of Cattle; Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn breed of Cattle.

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English Longhorn They do have a long and fascinating history linked to that of the great livestock pioneer of the 's, Robert Bakewell of Dishley. The English Longhorn originated from the northern counties of England, it was used as a draught animal and its milk was used for butter and cheese.

The Society recently attended the unveiling of a plaque at Melton Mowbray Market to commemorate Robert Bakewell, the 'founder' of the Longhorn breed.

The plaque had been commissioned by the New Dishley Society and representatives of the New Dishley Society, Melton Market Auctioneers and the Longhorn Cattle Society joined other distinguished. English Longhorn cattle (also formerly known as Lancashire cattle [1]) are a long-horned brown and white breed of beef cattle originating from Craven, in the north of breed was initially used as a draught animal, which its body is well suited for; the milk was also collected for butter and cheese because of its high butterfat individual farmer would have owned one or two.

Cattle. Robert Bakewell improved the old English breed of Longhorn cattle by breeding “in-and-in” to get the characteristics he wanted. The Longhorn had been used in the midlands for centuries as a draught animal, for ploughing and drawing carts, as well as for milk and cheese.

It has a kind temperament, and is a good dual-purpose animal. Robert Bakewell: Pioneer Livestock From inside the book.

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A new book, Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn Breed of Cattle by Pat Stanley, the Society’s founding secretary, was published in to mark the bicentenary.

It can be purchased through the Society at £15 plus post and packing. Breeds of Beef Cattle A T ONE TIME, cattle were hunted for food. Then, during the Stone Age in Europe and Asia, cattle were first domesticated so that they could also be used for draft purposes.

Later, in the mids, an English farmer named Robert Bakewell made great improvements in cattle through selective breeding. Bakewell, who is. Robert Bakewell (), a noted sheep and horse breeder, had a major impact on the development of the breed of English Longhorn cattle. He was also instrumental in .In April BBC Country file’s Adam Henson came to Springbarrow Lodge the home of ‘Blackbrook Longhorns’ to talk to Pat about his hero & hers the 18th Century Livestock Breeder ‘Robert Bakewell’.

Bakewell () gave agriculture the blue print for improving Continue ReadingLocation: Blackbrook Longhorns, Coalville, Leicestershire, UK.Robert Bakewell and the Longhorn Breed of Cattle, by Pat Stanley. - book suggestion. Sitewide search within all Today In Science History pages: Visit our Science and Scientist Quotations index for more Science Quotes from archaeologists, biologists, chemists, geologists, inventors and inventions, mathematicians, physicists, pioneers in medicine.