Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

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Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by OzssieDave19 » Fri May 22, 2020 7:16 am

Not really just had a few beers and wanted to say hello. What is your best wrong cross bred you can come up with? Linebred Wagyu? Lol.



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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by Bigfoot » Fri May 22, 2020 7:52 am

Always thought a highland/Hereford would make a bad herd bull.
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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by Redgully » Fri May 22, 2020 9:00 am

Anything with miniature hereford in it and you're on a winner

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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by MissouriMeadows » Fri May 22, 2020 9:54 am

Dexter x Zebu
Brahma x Highland
Red Poll x Belgian Blue

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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by Stocker Steve » Fri May 22, 2020 10:26 am

Bigfoot wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 7:52 am
Always thought a highland/Hereford would make a bad herd bull.
Ya, but what about the females! Know a wheeler dealer who cornered the market on extremely cheap Highland cows. Then bought a couple horned Hereford herd bulls and tried to market the F1 heifers as the ultimate easy keeping replacements.

Don't think he is still in business, but Aaron could backfill for him. ;-)
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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by MurraysMutts » Fri May 22, 2020 2:20 pm

Friendly lil guy, but the grass was taller than him. He only bred 3 heifers. If that wasnt bad enough, then he decided to jump off a dayum cliff. Guess the big cows were more than he could bear. He was no daisy
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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by Buck Randall » Fri May 22, 2020 3:36 pm

Longhorn x Holstein
Brahman x Belted Galloway

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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by Ky hills » Fri May 22, 2020 7:10 pm

Longhorn x Jersey
Scotch highland x Dexter
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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by Muddy » Fri May 22, 2020 9:51 pm

MissouriMeadows wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 9:54 am
Red Poll x Belgian Blue
Seen nice calves from Red Poll x Belgian blue crosses few years ago.

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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by Muddy » Fri May 22, 2020 9:52 pm

Wagyu x highland
Wagyu x longhorn
Longhorn x highland
Yak x Beefalo

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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by Redgully » Fri May 22, 2020 10:56 pm

Muddy wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 9:51 pm
MissouriMeadows wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 9:54 am
Red Poll x Belgian Blue
Seen nice calves from Red Poll x Belgian blue crosses few years ago.
Man i would love to see what they looked like. Seems a really odd mating. Problem with red polls is they vary in genetics from looking like jerseys all the way to something on steroids.

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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by greggy » Sat May 23, 2020 4:39 am

That might not be a terrible bull if you put it back to Jersey, or Jersey x Angus cow...might put some beef on the rump :)

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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by gaurus » Thu May 28, 2020 10:22 am

It's really not a bad bull if you cross it to a Brahama cow.

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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by skeeter swatter » Thu May 28, 2020 3:07 pm

Just saw a Craigslist ad for a mini polled longhorn. I'm sure he'd fit in somewhere.

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Re: Thinking about a jersey Charolais bull..... your thoughts

Post by Aaron » Fri May 29, 2020 8:49 am

Stocker Steve wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 10:26 am
Bigfoot wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 7:52 am
Always thought a highland/Hereford would make a bad herd bull.
Ya, but what about the females! Know a wheeler dealer who cornered the market on extremely cheap Highland cows. Then bought a couple horned Hereford herd bulls and tried to market the F1 heifers as the ultimate easy keeping replacements.

Don't think he is still in business, but Aaron could backfill for him. ;-)
The only long-haired breed worth a speck of coon-shyt is Welsh Black, and you have to go for the serious performance breeders. The rest have abysmal growth rates. There was a fella on here once from SK that had F1 HHxWB and they were dandies. Problem was the extra hair on the steers. But they made for hardy cows.
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