TABLE 1

Breeds included in the study and their respective locations of origin and sampling

BreedBreeding goalLand of originCountry of sampling
AngusBeefScotlandUSA and New Zealand
Brown SwissDairySwitzerlandUSA
CharolaisBeefFranceUnited Kingdom
GuernseyDairyChannel IslandsUSA and United Kingdom
HerefordBeefUnited KingdomUSA and New Zealand
HolsteinDairyNetherlandsUSA and New Zealand
JerseyDairyChannel IslandsUSA and New Zealand
LimousinBeefFranceUSA and France
N'damaMultipleWest AfricaGuinea
Norwegian RedDairyNorwayNorway
PiedmonteseBeefItalyItaly
Red AngusBeefScotlandUSA and Canada
RomagnolaBeefItalyItaly
ShekoMultipleEast AfricaEthiopia
BrahmanBeefUSAUSA and Australia
GirDairyIndiaBrazil
NeloreBeefIndiaBrazil
BeefmasterBeefUSAUSA
Santa GertrudisBeefUSAUSA