The Angus breed originated when homeless cattle from Aberdineshire and Angus, Scotland, were collected. George Grant developed the Black Angus and introduced it to the world. The genetic depoller (no horns), the improvement of easier calving, and better beef from crossbreeding gave the breed its' start. The US in 1873, saw the first, and wasn't recieved well, until the crossbreeding was evident in new calves. The Red Angus, in the US, is registered as seprate from the black and white.