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Champions among domestic animals

Cattle

The biggest cow, the biggest cow mount Katadin Cow mount Katahdin, Holstein-hybrid / Durham, during the period from 1906 to 1910 often reached weight 2270 kg She had to 1.88 m at the shoulder and torso 3.96 m in girth. The biggest carbamoyl approximately in 1923 in a fire on the farm.

The smallest cow Namibian owambo the smallest breed of cattle – the Namibian owambo. On average the bulls weigh 225 kg, and cows – 160 kg. Maybury In may 1984 it was announced that adult cow dexterboy breed named Maybury has at the withers 86,3 see Her owner was R. Hillier, UK.

The greatest yield of M. J. Machel and the Son of the Highest lifetime milk yield is 211 025 kg. Such quantity of milk was milking by may 1, 1984 from 289 cows, owned by M. J. Masel and Son from Hanford, PCs California, USA. Acme Goldie The highest milk yield per lactation (max 365 days) was 26 963 kg. This record was set in 1995 by cow Friesian Acme Goldie 2, owned by Bryce Miller, gr. Northamptonshire, UK. Continue reading

Japanese mannikin (Lonchura striata)

Astrologie — the family of singing birds of the passerine. Inhabit Africa, India, Southeast Asia, southern China, Australia, the Islands of the Malay archipelago and Oceania. Have small and medium sizes; body length – from 8 to 17 see remarkable bright colors. Feed on seeds of various grasses, some species of insects. Estrildidae since ancient times, popular among birdwatchers due to its exotic appearance and nice singing. The best singers are considered tiger goldove waxbills and finches.

Japanese mannikin was developed by crossing the bronze Manakin with several species of weaverbirds of the genus Lonchura. In Europe was imported from Japan hence got its name. The ancestors of Japanese wild finches lived in the Philippines, where were China and Japan. In Europe it is known as potted birds from the 18th century.

Japanese mannikin has a modest plumage without specific coloring and figure. Usually the upper torso is brown, the rest grey or white. There are also birds-color (yellow, white) or with a tuft on the head. The upper half of the beak bluish-black, lower a little lighter. Continue reading

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