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BISON INFORMATION

Behavior of
Bison


Bison Diet
and Predators


Description of Buffalo/Bison

The Evolution
of Bison


North American
Bison Impact

The Bison
Meat Industry

Pictures of Raw
Bison Meat Cuts

Buffalo/Bison Packaged
Meat for Sale


The Bison Name

Favorite Bison Recipes


PRODUCT & SERVICES

2W Livestock Equipment

Cypress Industries

T&S Range Cattle Feeders

Jenkins Iron
and Steel


Stock-ade


Bison Evolution
  During the population bottleneck, after the great slaughter of American bison during the nineteenth century, the number of bison remaining alive
in North America declined to as low as 541. During that period, a handful
 of ranchers gathered remnants of the existing herds to save the species from extinction. These ranchers bred some of the bison with cattle in an effort to produce what is called today called beefalo. Accidental crossings were also known to occur.

Generally, male domestic bulls were crossed with buffalo cows, producing offspring of which only the females were fertile. The crossbred animals
 did not demonstrate any form of hybrid vigor, so the practice was abandoned. The proportion of cattle DNA that has been measured in individuals and bison herds today is typically quite low, ranging from
 0.56 to 1.8%. In the United States, many ranchers are now utilizing
DNA testing to cull the residual cattle genetics from their bison herds.

The U.S. National Bison Association has adopted a code of ethics which prohibits its members from deliberately crossbreeding bison with any
other species.

 



 
 
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