Nata nel 1256 a eisleben, in germania, a 5 anni venne affidata alle monache di helfta e con loro trascorse il resto della vita. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Get ready for a beefy future with the santa gertrudis. Article pdf available november 2003 with 281 reads. It was developed in the mid20th century on the santa gertrudis ranch in texas by crossbreeding shorthorn cows with zebu sires. Mar 31, 2020 the santa gertrudis breeders association was founded in texas, kingsville in 1950. The santa gertrudis, 58 shorthorn and 38 brahman, was recognized as a purebred in 1940. References this article about a location in the balearic islands is a stub. Santa gertrudis definition of santa gertrudis by the. The breed descends from a cross of a carefully monitored cross of shorthorns and brahmans since 1910. At the geographical heart of the island, the village of santa gertrudis is ibiza in microcosm.
Being that i was raised in texas, my opinion of the santa getrudis which was created on the king ranch and was also americas first beef cattle breed might be a little prejudiced, but i think the benefits of the breed speak for. A great texas breed, especially for those just starting out with cattle. Santa gertrudis calves develop more rapidly than the calves of other meat breeds. The association today accepts fourth generation breeds of the santa gertrudis cattle to be effectively recognized as purebreds having been inspected and found to pass the requirements stipulated by the standard of excellence. It originally resulted from crossing brahman bulls of about seveneighths pure breeding and purebred shorthorn cows. Breeds of livestock santa gertrudis cattle breeds of. Santa gertrudis any of a breed of large beef cattle that are highly resistant to heat and insects, developed in the united states by crossing. It was desirable in the eyes of those at the king ranch, texas, usa where the breed was developed, that other cattlemen should enjoy the benefits of increased production, even in harsh conditions that could be obtained by these cattle. Steeped in tradition, its main square houses the whitewashed church and a cluster of bars, restaurants and shops, whilst in the rich agricultural landscape all around, live sheep, goats and the islands only dairy cows. About 1910 the king ranch of kingville, texas, one of the largest ranches in the united states, became interested in the possibilities of using brahman cattle to improve the performance of the range cattle in their area.
Necessity brought about the creation and development of the santa gertrudis breed of beef cattle. Santa gertrudis, breed of beef cattle developed in the 20th century by the king ranch in texas. These hardy animals can travel long distances and do not require special pasturage. Santa gertrudis synonyms, santa gertrudis pronunciation, santa gertrudis translation, english dictionary definition of santa gertrudis. Atti del convegno organizzato da istituto monastico della facolta di teologia pontificio ateneo santanselmo, roma, 15 aprile 2018. Even today santa gertrudis are referred to as americas original beef breed. Department of agriculture as the first beef breed developed in the united states. Is the santa gertrudis cattle the right cattle breed for you.
Welcome santa gertrudis congress 2019 featured products. Over a period of years beginning with first crosses in 1910, selective breeding was. Santa gertrudis cattle are approximately fiveeighths shorthorn and threeeighths brahman. Tom oconnor, who obtained some bos indicus cattle from the pierce ranch in pierce, texas, gave a half blood shorthornbrahman bull to the. Santa gertrudis article about santa gertrudis by the. The santa gertrudis breeders association was founded in texas, kingsville in 1950. Santa gertrudis article about santa gertrudis by the free. Steeped in tradition, its main square houses the whitewashed church and a cluster of bars, restaurants and shops, whilst in the rich agricultural landscape all around, live sheep, goats and the islands only dairy cows santa gertrudis has expanded rapidly but carefully over the last.596 454 909 811 44 866 1075 1480 1483 1616 815 827 992 859 1115 1176 375 365 100 1206 1461 400 552 1380 629 64 1589 1224 220 551 544 1028 1086 12 644 1333 135 403 226 1186 59 1086