Breed of choice for cow herd

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Midtenn
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Re: Breed of choice for cow herd

Postby Midtenn » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:37 pm

I vote brangus x hereford cross for momma cows. Breed them to a high growth, large frame, high marble angus bull for calves that sale good. Plenty of " terminal" angus bulls these days.
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Re: Breed of choice for cow herd

Postby WalnutCrest » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:02 am

kdpihf wrote:
skeeter swatter wrote: An old rule of thumb is to have cows that fit your environment and bulls to fit your market.


^^The best advice you will ever get. Breeds matter less than individuals when it comes to today's cattle.


Agreed. This is essentially a restatementof what I said earlier.
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Re: Breed of choice for cow herd

Postby u4411clb » Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:08 pm

Midtenn wrote:I vote brangus x hereford cross for momma cows. Breed them to a high growth, large frame, high marble angus bull for calves that sale good. Plenty of " terminal" angus bulls these days.

Change that Brangus to a Gert and now you’re talking.
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