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Beefmaster: the ideal beef breed

Beefmaster is a beef breed developed in the US that improves beef quality and production efficiency when crossed with any other cattle breed for commercial beef production. The breed originated in southern Texas in the late 1800s into the early 1900s. Tom Lasater, the founder of the Beefmaster, originally developed a large herd of Hereford () cattle carefully selected to withstand the heat and insects of the Texas Gulf Coast

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