cattalo meaning

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  • Noun: cattalo (cattalo,cattaloes,cattalos)  'kat`low
    1. Hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds
      - beefalo

    Derived forms: cattalo, cattalos, cattaloes

    Type of: beef, beef cattle

    Encyclopedia: Cattalo


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  1. Goodnight was convinced that his " cattalo " business would thrive.
  2. He called the result " cattalo " in 1888.
  3. For example, in 1936 the Canadian government had successfully cross-bred only 30 cattalos.
  4. American bison bulls ( American " buffalo " ) have been crossed with domestic cattle to produce beefalo and cattalo.
  5. The new name, Beefalo, was meant to separate this hybrid from the problems associated with the old cattalo hybrids.

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