Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

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Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by Square_Dancer » Fri May 29, 2020 7:00 pm

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I was just curious and thought I'd ask, as the title says, Angus or Simmental in Tennessee. Which does better in the state in terms of health, longevity, climate adaptability, and financially. I know it's going to differ based on geography as well as size of operation one would be running (e.g. 30 head vs 300 head). But I just wanted to get a general overall idea of maybe the Angus and Simmental "scene" there. Just thought I'd ask!



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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by sstterry » Fri May 29, 2020 7:22 pm

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by sim.-ang.king » Fri May 29, 2020 9:07 pm

Neither, crossbred is da way.
Crossbred cows, purebred bulls, and calves that will make you more money than you can fit in your wallet.
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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by A.J. » Fri May 29, 2020 9:46 pm

:welcome: Both can do equally well here in all the above you mentioned. As far as registered operations, there are more Angus than Simmental, but starting to see more and more Simangus around. If you were going the commercial route, like sim-ang king said, a crossbred operation between the two could be a good way to go. My last two bulls have been Simangus, and I’ve been happy with the calves out of my crossbred cows. My last bull wasn’t homo black, so I got a few reds. I got a homo black bull this time.

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by sstterry » Sat May 30, 2020 5:47 am

sim.-ang.king wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 9:07 pm
Neither, crossbred is da way.
Crossbred cows, purebred bulls, and calves that will make you more money than you can fit in your wallet.
I am moving to Illinois!!!

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Sat May 30, 2020 6:02 am

sstterry wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 5:47 am
sim.-ang.king wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 9:07 pm
Neither, crossbred is da way.
Crossbred cows, purebred bulls, and calves that will make you more money than you can fit in your wallet.
I am moving to Illinois!!!
You’ll love it!
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Sometimes you do have to throw out the babies with the bath water.

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by sstterry » Sat May 30, 2020 6:08 am

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:02 am
sstterry wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 5:47 am
sim.-ang.king wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 9:07 pm
Neither, crossbred is da way.
Crossbred cows, purebred bulls, and calves that will make you more money than you can fit in your wallet.
I am moving to Illinois!!!
You’ll love it!
You just want to get rid of me......

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Sat May 30, 2020 6:11 am

sstterry wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:08 am
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:02 am
sstterry wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 5:47 am


I am moving to Illinois!!!
You’ll love it!
You just want to get rid of me......
Your words not mine.
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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Sat May 30, 2020 6:48 am

Actually I would miss you.
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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by BFE » Sat May 30, 2020 6:52 am

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:02 am
sstterry wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 5:47 am
sim.-ang.king wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 9:07 pm
Neither, crossbred is da way.
Crossbred cows, purebred bulls, and calves that will make you more money than you can fit in your wallet.
I am moving to Illinois!!!
You’ll love it!
Most corrupt state in the union, no, one loves being in Illinois. I wish Indiana or Kentucky would annex my part of the state.

As to the original question, most importantly, purchase stock that are raised in a similar management style to yours. Some seedstock producers push hard for gains and fat cattle, and those cattle may or may not be able to take it when put out on a real world diet.

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by sim.-ang.king » Sat May 30, 2020 10:11 am

sstterry wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 5:47 am
sim.-ang.king wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 9:07 pm
Neither, crossbred is da way.
Crossbred cows, purebred bulls, and calves that will make you more money than you can fit in your wallet.
I am moving to Illinois!!!
If you do that money won't last long.
Socialism: Making everyone equally poor since 1917

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by sstterry » Sat May 30, 2020 3:45 pm

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:48 am
Actually I would miss you.
Awww...thanks! I wouldn't leave CT. Just move to IL to become a fatcat cattleman!

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by BFE » Sat May 30, 2020 9:54 pm

sim.-ang.king wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 10:11 am
sstterry wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 5:47 am
sim.-ang.king wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 9:07 pm
Neither, crossbred is da way.
Crossbred cows, purebred bulls, and calves that will make you more money than you can fit in your wallet.
I am moving to Illinois!!!
If you do that money won't last long.
Ain't that the sad truth.

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by BFE » Sat May 30, 2020 9:56 pm

sstterry wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 3:45 pm
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:48 am
Actually I would miss you.
Awww...thanks! I wouldn't leave CT. Just move to IL to become a fatcat cattleman!
Lots of fatcats in Illinois, but they're mostly crooked politicians. They're mostly into pork projects.

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Re: Angus vs Simmental in Tennessee

Post by RockinRB » Sat May 30, 2020 10:07 pm

Angus x fleckvieh would make a dandy cross

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