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Shelby brought home a new Cow, picture of it!
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Willy-N    Posted 09-20-2004 at 16:30:39       [Reply]  [No Email]

This is her new Longhorn she just bought! Man what a set of Clown Stabbers!! She is realy a nice one and due a calf in about a week. Mark H.

ladiebaker    Posted 09-20-2004 at 17:46:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
Beautiful animal.
I am thinking of raising a cow for beef.
What are longhorns like, disposition wise for someone who has never raised cattle?

LBJ    Posted 09-21-2004 at 07:35:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
The have the disposition of a cow, that can vary from mean to timid. A longhorn has somewhat different meat than some other cattle. They also can be raised on somewhat different food. You ought to pick the beef you raise based on how they will grow on the feed you can provide and the kind of meat they will produce when finished, not so much on how they look or if they have big sad eyes or cool long horns.

Willy-N    Posted 09-20-2004 at 20:06:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
I don't think I would raise a Longhorn for my first one. You need something like a yound Poled Herford (no horns) then when you get used to dealing with them you could get one with horns. The horns are not needed if you want meat only. It is just another thing they can hurt you with and they know how to use them! Mark H.

egh    Posted 09-20-2004 at 17:21:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
good looking animal! there are alot of longhorn
here in oklahoma, are they plentiful up there?

Willy-N    Posted 09-20-2004 at 17:23:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
Not to many around here. They may be more now that people want less fat and colestrial in there meat. That is why she is raising the Longhorns and Highlands. Mark H.

bulldinkie    Posted 09-20-2004 at 16:51:30       [Reply]  [Send Email]
why dont you email me some pics of your longhorns Ill show you some of mine.Im Pa we go for more horn We choose to call them Pennsylvania longhorns...

LBJ    Posted 09-21-2004 at 07:41:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
How do you cook that horn, boil it or bake it?

Willy-N    Posted 09-21-2004 at 08:31:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
A real good set of Long Horns can bring up to $900.00 or more. Not sure I would want to cook them up for dinner. They do have to be a nice set for that price tho. Mark H.

Willy-N    Posted 09-20-2004 at 17:01:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
I will email you some. This one is about 3-5 years old not sure of excact age. Shelby has 2 of them now and 6 or so Scottish Highlands. Mark H.

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