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Disabled veteran starting over back on a farm

Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2006 10:56 am
by little creek
What is the best breed of cows as a starter herd in gerogia. I want to try to raise gelbvieh female and a i with angus to produce balancer. Is this the way to start my herd.

Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2006 11:02 am
by msscamp
Welcome, little creek! I don't know much about gelbviehs, but there is a gentleman on here by the name of Beefy who raises Brangus in GA and does real good with them. He's posted a variety of pictures of his girls and their calves. May want to do a search and check them out. I'm not sure Angus are going to do very well with your heat and humidity, but don't know for sure. I wish you the best!

Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2006 11:11 am
by little creek
Thank you for your reply. I can't find information close to home about the gelbvieh. It seems eveyone around this area is going to a black baldy.

Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2006 11:22 am
by msscamp
Might want to check out this link.

Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2006 11:26 am
by Farmhand
Welcome! Take msscamps advice and contact beefy. You won't go wrong listening to either one of those two. :D

Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2006 12:42 pm
by Susie David
Welcome....alot of good folks in your area...

Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2006 12:50 pm
by lcupit
Welcome! I raise angus and your area and mine are alot alike and I would think your choice would work great.

Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 8:44 am
by warpaint
Welcome littlecreek.