Angus Cattle
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Aberdeen Angus Cattle
Angus Cattle
Angus Cattle


Aberdeen-Angus is the world’s finest beef breed with world recognition for its quality meat and easy to care for cattle.

Aberdeen Scotland 1842

Black hornless cattle are known to have existed in North Eastern Scotland since the mid 16th century. These local cattle were used by breeders.
Hugh Watson became tenant of Keillor in Angus in 1808. He gathered stock widely and produced cattle of outstanding quality and character. Hugh Watson could be considered the founder of the breed, and was instrumental in selecting the best black, polled animals for his herd. His favorite bull was Old Jock, who was born 1842 and sired by Grey-Breasted Jock. Old Jock was given the number "1" in the Scotch Herd.

Global Demand
World-wide, the Aberdeen Angus breed numbers many millions. In America, Canada and Australia it is very popular - it is the primary beef breed in the USA and it is by far the most important beef breed in New Zealand. Herds have been established in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Germany, Brazil, Argentina and South Africa.

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The emblem of Rule Britannia Correct: 1842
In History
  • 06 February 1804.
    This month 216 years ago the world lost Joseph Priestley
  • 16 February 1834.
    This month 186 years ago the world lost Lionel Lukin
  • 05 February 1790.
    This month 230 years ago the world lost William Cullen
  • Float Glass. 100 years ago 7 January 1920 Alastair Pilkington was born
  • 21 February 1741.
    This month 279 years ago the world lost Jethro Tull
  • 19 February 1927.
    This month 93 years ago the world lost Herbert Akroyd Stuart
  • 08 February 2017.
    This month 3 years ago the world lost Peter Mansfield
  • 17 February 2011.
    This month 9 years ago the world lost Ron Hickman
  • 14 February 1779.
    This month 241 years ago the world lost Captain Cook
  • 26 February 1884.
    On this day 136 years ago Alexander Wood
  • 23 February 1965.
    This month 55 years ago the world lost Stan Laurel
  • 10 February 1912.
    This month 108 years ago the world lost Joseph Lister
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