The first Maine Coon appeared in the U.S. in Maine. Hence arose the name of the breed “Maine Coon”. The first representatives of the breed were color – “tabby” or the nickname “raccoon”.
Of all domestic cats, this breed is the largest. The male can weigh up to 17 pounds and females up to 7 pounds. Perhaps among them there are Pets and larger sizes, but in most cases it is the excess weight.
Wool Maine Coon medium, unlike other felids (e.g. Siberian) they should not often be brushed. But forget about combing is not necessary. If we talk about
the breed standards, we can emphasize the following points:
weight (varies from 6 kg to 12 kg on average);
the body is large, sprawling and well-muscled;
semi-long hair, paws with tufts of hair between the pads of the fingers;
large ears with brushes (often compared to the ears of a lynx);
large eyes different shades: Golden, yellow, or green;
recognized colors are red marble tabby, black and other. Not accepted are: chocolate, brown, lilac, fawn or any other color visually. Continue reading
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
The major representatives of the rats among many ornamental species. They quickly become Pets and you get attached to the host. And here’s a giant wild rats to humans should be wary.
Large domestic rats
Rats can be some of the most popular Pets. Decorative rat different from its wild tribesmen, they quickly become attached to owner, very understanding and accurate. To contain the rat is much easier than, for example, a dog. However, many feel a distaste and even disgust towards them.
Among domesticated rats, the most common is the appearance of brown rats. The weight of one such specimen varies from four hundred to six hundred grams. There are instances, weighing nine hundred grams. Usually the males exceed the females in size. Length brown rats from sixteen to twenty-seven centimeters. Unfortunately, the life expectancy of rats is about two years. In rare cases, a rat may live three years. Each owner of decorative rats quickly attached to her, so the loss of a “friend” after just two or three years is highly frustrating all the lovers of these Pets. Continue reading