Cattle History in North America

Cattle History in North America   I felt it was important to record these events about domesticated cattle, because of the discussions today around introgression. Introgression probably started when cattle were imported, (much more DNA research needs to be done on our older bison bones, at least 400 years ago.)   Cattle were not like we know them today, behind fences and in a controlled environment. It was a battle in the early days to keep them close and from harm.  Interesting read: (https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-015-0790-2)   Some Indians, like in Florida often made raids on the cattle herds, and insects were tremendous, cattle … Read more