Angus cattle are polled, meaning they do not have horns. Males typically weigh between 1,050 to 1,800 pounds and females typically weigh between 850 to 1,300 pounds. Angus are red or black in color though a small amount of white is allowed on the underline.
The Angus breed of cattle is known for its ease of keeping. Black Angus Cattle Lovers Christmas Van All Over Print Sweater. They are quiet, good-natured and calm. Females are generally fertile, give birth without complications and are good milk producers.
Beginning in 1917, the American Aberdeen-Angus Breeders’ Association only accepted black Angus cattle, banning red cattle from the registry. The gene that gives the cattle a black coat is dominant, while the gene for the red coat is recessive, making red a less common color. Although the breeds share the same physical characteristics other than color, red and black Angus are now considered separate breeds.
The Red Angus Association of America was established in 1954. They also support red Angus hybrid cattle that are crossed with another type of purebred cattle.