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Dwarf goats originally come from West Africa, which is why they are also referred to as "West African Dwarfs." They arrived in Europe back in the 17th century. Today, they are especially popular as petting zoo animals.
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Trakehner are pure-bred warmblood horses. For many horse fans these elegant animals are the ideal modern riding horse. Trakehner are especially suited as sport horses; they are just as talented at dressage as at jumping.
Black Angus cattle are originally from Scotland. They are now mainly bred in the United States and are popular worldwide for their excellent meat quality.
A Black Angus calf drinks its mother’s milk for the first six to eight months. The cattle of this breed grow very fast – an eight-month-old calf can weigh 160-180 kg. Originally the animals come from Scotland, where the weather can be very cold and wet. The animals are therefore very robust.
The domestic donkey comes originally from the African donkey. It copes well with hot temperatures and makes little demands on its food. It is often described as stubborn and stupid when he stops for seemingly no reason at all and refuses to move on. However, the opposite is the case. Donkeys cannot run as fast as horses, so it would be senseless...
The Tinker has a beautiful piebald coat, a magnificent mane, a full tail and lots of hair on the fetlocks.
In the Tinker are the mighty Shire horse, the powerful Clydesdale, the majestic Friesian and the sure-footed Dales Pony. These were bred by travellers to the UK and Ireland to make for a strong and sturdy pull- and workhorse. At the same ti...
In the Tinker are the mighty Shire horse, the powerful Clydesdale, the majestic Friesian and the sure-footed Dales Pony. These were bred by travelers to the UK and Ireland to make for a strong and sturdy pull- and workhorse. At the same time they stayed very much on top of the horses characters. They should be absolutely gentle and reliable. To ...
Pink and pudgy, pigs are prized for pork and pot-bellies. Originally domesticated in Southwest Asia, China, and Europe, pigs were valuable and easy to please thanks to their adjustable nature and status as omnivores. For meat, bristles, and skin, pigs were profitable in farming. Currently, in some countries, pigs help in finding truffles with th...
Pigs are very social animals and care lovingly for their litter. If they can be born outside, the pregnant mother pig digs a homely hollow and fills it with soft branches, grass and leaves before she gives birth to her litter. In it, the little ones are born and after a few minutes they start looking for the teat to slurp tasty breast milk. Thei...
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Pintos have unique, beautiful fur drawings that give the horses more personality. Nevertheless, the Pintos do not form a separate breed. They are a colour breed, which is found in almost all breeds. The coat patterns are different in "Overo" and "Tobiano". Overos have a coloured coat with white piebald.
Cows canâ€™t understand human language, but they can distinguish between a friendly and an unfriendly tone of voice. They can also tell from the tone of voice whether someone is serious and sincere.
Cows show affection by licking each othersâ€™ heads, shoulders and backs. If they are separated from their friends, they often get stressed and sad....
Pinto foals are born with their characteristic piebald coat. Over time, coloured patches can develop, but the white areas generally don’t change. Pintos are often confused with Paint Horses, because they look very similar. However, Paint Horses are a specific breed, while pintos are defined by the appearance of their coat.
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The insignia of two horsesâ€™ heads is branded onto Hanoverian foalsâ€™ hindquarters, though only if both parents are registered in the studbook. Hanoverians are attentive, even-tempered horses who are keen learners and are especially suited to jumping and dressage.
Dimensions: 3.3 x 0.8 x 3.1 inchÂ (W x D x H)
Andalusian foals arenâ€™t fully grown until the age of six or seven. This is significantly later than foals from other horse breeds. In the first few years, they are gently introduced to wearing a halter and being showered. This helps the foals to learn to trust people.
Â 3.2 x 1.3 x 3.1 inchÂ (W x D x H)
Male ducks are easily identifiable by their colourful, iridescent plumage. After breeding, the Drake lose their colourful feathers and don their so-called Eclipse plumage. During this time, only the yellow Bill can be used to tell them apart from the females. suitable for ages 3 years +
All fowl have a crest on their head. It consists of a flap of skin and is particularly large and noticeable on cocks. The serrated comb, which looks like a blazing fire, is the best known. In addition, there are butterfly, rose and pea-shaped combs.
1.1 x 2.4 x 2.6 inchÂ (W x D x H)
Hens lay between 250-300 eggs per year. Although it may look that way at first, no two eggs are the same. They are of varying size and never have the same colour. They can be white, light or even dark brown. Even the small spots and speckles are always a little different.
During the day, goats' pupils narrow to almost rectangular, horizontal slits. This is used to protect their eyes from too much sunlight. With their broad pupils they have a wide field of view of 320-340 degrees and can promptly recognize enemies like wolves.Fun factGoats cannot perceive the colour blue. For them the sky is always grey.
Goat and kids recognize each other by the sound of their calls, not by their appearance. Kids suckle for a period of six months, before they begin to eat leaves and grass. Their age can be determined by their teeth. A one-year-old kid has, for example, two teeth, while a two-year-old has four teeth and is then considered adult.Fun Fact:Newly bor...
Pinto horses were much loved by American Indians, because their coloured coat served as great camouflage. In the summer they preferred dun horses, chestnuts and sorrels. In the winter they rode on white Pintos. They were difficult to make out against a snowy landscape.
5.2 x 1.3 x 3.9 inchÂ (W x D x H)
Coloured cobs are powerful horses with a full mane, strong feathering, a short back and large hooves. The typical piebald coat pattern was deliberately bred into the horses around the year 1900. They were first called "Magpies". Cobs are very balanced and meek.
6.4 x 1.7 x 4.3 inchÂ (W x D x H)
If you look at a Tennessee Walker from the side, its legs do not stand straight on the ground, but are slanted. This is especially noticeable on the hind legs. The position of its legs enables it to master certain gaits - flat walk, running walk and canter.
5.1 x 1.7 x 4.3 inchÂ (W x D x H)
Tennessee Walker horses have unusually long and flat hooves. They are not fitted with horseshoes and are not trimmed. This favours their typical gaits, flat walk (accelerated pace), running walk (running pace) and canter (soft gallop).
5.3 x 1.4 x 3.8 inchÂ (W x D x H)
Labrador Retrievers enjoy a swim and are frequently described as water dogs. They have a topcoat of somewhat longer hair and a thick undercoat, which keeps out the water like a kind of diving suit. Between their toes the dogs even have webbing.
2.9 x 0.8 x 2 inchÂ (W x D x H)
Labrador Retrievers are friendly, good-natured dogs who enjoy swimming. In water they use their tail like a rudder; it is often called their "otter tail". Labrador Retrievers enjoy fetching balls and sticks and are markedly popular family dogs.
1.9 x 0.6 x 1.3 inchÂ (W x D x H)
Cats use their long facial whiskers to measure gaps. They use them to find out whether they fit through an opening or are too big or fat for it.
All the Schleich figures are lovingly hand-painted with detailed modeling and allow kids to learn while they play. Pintabians come from North America. They are a cross between Arab horses and Pintos with spotted coats. Only horses that are 99% Arab and have a "tobiano" coat pattern can be officially registered. Due to this strict rule, only a fe...
Quarter horses are reliable animals with strong nerves. Thatâ€™s why theyâ€™re especially popular with cowboys. Quarter horses also have whatâ€™s known as cow sense, which helps their riders when driving herds of cattle. Quarter horses respond to the tiniest of leg cues and if theyâ€™re trained well can even be ridden without reins.
Quarter horses are extremely fast. Especially over short distances, they can reach breathtaking speeds. They proved this in quarter-mile races in the 18th century, frequently outracing even English Thoroughbreds. Quarter horses were named after these races.
All English Thoroughbreds can be traced back to three Arab stallions born between 1680 and 1724. Other breeds are often crossed with English Thoroughbreds to make them more elegant. English Thoroughbreds were particularly influential on the development of warm bloods such as Trakehners, Holsteiners, Quarter horses and Morgan horses.
English Thoroughbreds are primarily bred for racing. Their fire is just one of the factors that make them so exceptionally fast. Their long legs and muscular hindquarters allow them to take long, powerful strides. They are practically made for the racecourse.
There are strict rules governing the breeding of English Thoroughbreds. Foals can only have XX listed after their names to designate them as members of the breed if both their parents were also English Thoroughbreds. Most English Thoroughbreds are trained for racing. However, they also make excellent show jumpers.
Holsteiners have powerful hindquarters that allow them to jump very high. They often win medals at the Olympic Games and other major equestrian events. While the average leisure horse is around 155 cm tall, Holsteiners are significantly bigger: usually 165â€“175 cm.
Holsteiners are very popular sport horses and are one of the oldest German breeds. The monks at Uetersen Monastery, located in what is now Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany, started breeding them in the 14th century. However, the first recorded mentions of Holsteiners are much older, dating back to the yearÂ 1225.
Holsteiners are very talented jumpers. Just a few days after birth, the foals will jump joyfully and energetically over small obstacles. However, jumping training only begins in earnest at the age of two to three. By the age of five to six, the horsesâ€™ muscles are sufficiently developed for them to carry a rider while jumping too.
Appaloosasâ€™ unique coat patterns will melt the heart of any horse fan. The beautiful spots and flecks have given rise to fantastical names such as leopard and snowflake.
Appaloosas have distinctive coloured stripes on their hoofs. They also have human-like eyes with white around the iris. Appaloosas have a knack for learning tricks. For example, they can be trained to open gates with their muzzles or to fetch objects on command.
The home of the Connemara ponies is the barren, hilly landscape of Western Ireland. The stony terrain and harsh weather have made the ponies into particularly sure-footed, agile, and tough animals. They are big and strong, yet elegant, making them one of the few races of ponies able to perform dressage and show jumping alongside large horses.Fun...
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