Angus is one of the cattle breed raised for beef. Other includes Shorthorn or Durham, Herefford and Brahman breeds. The principle characteristics of Angus cattle or Aberdeen Angus cattle are:
*Black, smooth hair coat
*Generally alert and vigorous
*Produce well-marbled beef
|Angus breed of cattle|
These cattle are good rustlers and are available to adapt themselves rapidly to the varied climatic and grazing conditions throughout the country. Angus cattle appear to have propensity for marbling. Many packers will pay a premium for Angus-bred cattle.