== Skaaimerken ==
The American Brahman has a distinct large hump over the top of the shoulder and neck, and a loose flap of skin hanging from the neck. It is also known for its distinctive long, floppy ears. Bollen wage (800 to 1,100 kg ) en de ko (500 to 700 kg ). Keallen wage by de berte (30 to 33 kg ). Amerikaanske Brahmans are known as a guodlik, yntelligint breed of beef cattle. Brahman's kinne grys as read wêze. De sturt tail switch is black, and they have black pigmentation on their noses, tips of ears, and hooves. They are primarily a horned breed of cattle however there are some bloodlines of Brahman that are naturally polled (without horns).
have a greater ability to withstand heat than European cattle. They have more [[switklier]]en , and also an oily [[hûd ]], thought to help repel [[pest (animal)|pest]] [[insect]]s along with a smooth coat. They have a short hair coat. They are also more resistant to [[Parasyt|parasiten]] en sykten. Brahmans have also been extensively crossbred with European cattle in subtropysk part fan de [[Feriene Steaten]], yn [[Sintraal-Amearika]] en yn guon tropyske gebieten to gain their advantages in hot climates. Brahman crossed cattle, referred to as F-1 Brahmans, are very popular in the southern 1/3 of the United States and in South America, Asia, and Australia because of the sub-tropical climate. An F-1 Brahman can be a cross between any two unrelated breeds, however it is most popular when crossed with [[Hereford (ko)|Hereford]] and [[Angus (ko)|Angus]].
A Brahman hat in goed memmeynstinkt,
offering protection and an abundance of milk for her calves. Brahman calves tend to measure high weights at weaning because of the outstanding milk given by Brahman cows. In some countries, especially in South America, Brahman cattle are used for both milk and beef production.
== Fokkerij en tapassing ==
Amerikaanske Brahmans wiene it earste fleisras dat begjin 20e ieu yn de Feriene Steaten fokt waard
, as a result of crossing four different Yndiaaske cattle breeds (Gyr, Gujarat, Nelore en Krishna Valley). The original American Brahman cattle originated from in kearn fan sa'n 266 bollen en 22 kij of several Bos indicus ( cattle of India) types imported into the United States between 1854 and 1926.
The Brahman is mainly used for breeding and the meat industry; it has been crossbred extensively with ''[[Bos taurus]]'' ([[Europa|Jeropeeske]]) beef breeds of cattle. De Brahman is one of the most popular breeds of cattle intended for meat processing and is widely used in [[Argentynje]], [[Brazylje]], [[Feriene Steaten]], [[Kolombia]] and northern [[Austraalje]] among many other places. It ras waard fierders brûkt by de ûntjouwing fan tal fan oare Amerikaanske fleisrassen, sa as [[Brangus]], [[Beefmaster]], [[Simbrah]] en [[Santa Gertrudis]].