Definition of Cattalo

1. Noun. Hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds.

Exact synonyms: Beefalo
Generic synonyms: Beef, Beef Cattle

Definition of Cattalo

1. catalo [n -LOS or -LOES] - See also: catalo

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Literary usage of Cattalo

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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The cattalo is a hybrid between the native bison and the domestic cow. ... The chief prospective value of the cattalo is as a range animal, under conditions ..."

2. The Conservation of the Wild Life of Canada by Charles Gordon Hewitt (1921)
"Although these extra ribs are not always perpetuated in the cattalo, the length of ... The value of the pelt of the cattalo is also a matter of importance. ..."

3. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"... the bison as are our three-quarter buffaloes; and among 12 cattalo calves of ... a one-quarter-cattalo, which, notwithstanding their difference in grade ..."

4. The Breeding of Animals by Frederick Blackman Mumford (1917)
"The term " cattalo" is used by Boyd to designate the third generation. ... The cattalo grows to a greater weight than domestic cattle. ..."

5. Danish Arctic Expeditions, 1605 to 1620: In Two Books by Christian Carl August Gosch, James Hall, John Gatonbe, William Baffin, Jens Munk (1897)
"When one has passed through the Strait, one is close to cattalo, China, and the Tartar ports, and near to East India. NB—This is only the fifth part of the ..."

6. Genetic Studies on a Cavy Species Cross by John Adolph Detlefsen (1914)
"... the valuable coat when they are continually mated to the domestic bull; and the cross with the buffalo bull is frequently fatal to the female cattalo. ..."

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