Red Angus

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Red Angus

Post by Pointer1160 » Mon May 06, 2019 2:28 pm

Other than the color what are the differences between Red Angus and Black Angus?



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Re: Red Angus

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Mon May 06, 2019 2:51 pm

In our area (Kentucky) the price at the sale barn.
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Re: Red Angus

Post by Silver » Mon May 06, 2019 2:54 pm

Nothing. In Canada it's one association, the Canadian Angus Association.

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Re: Red Angus

Post by ALACOWMAN » Mon May 06, 2019 3:38 pm

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 2:51 pm
In our area (Kentucky) the price at the sale barn.
If they ever get the numbers up,the table will turn..like the old saying, there's power in numbers...
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Re: Red Angus

Post by JMER1533 » Mon May 06, 2019 3:42 pm

This is a GENERAL statement but from what I’ve seen Red Angus breeders have tended towards more moderate frame and moderate milk. Maybe a touch more focus on maternity/fertility as opposed to growth and carcass. With that said it’s much more important to look at details within each breed.

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Re: Red Angus

Post by Muddy » Mon May 06, 2019 8:13 pm

JMER1533 wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 3:42 pm
This is a GENERAL statement but from what I’ve seen Red Angus breeders have tended towards more moderate frame and moderate milk. Maybe a touch more focus on maternity/fertility as opposed to growth and carcass. With that said it’s much more important to look at details within each breed.
Agreed! Our registered red angus cows are shorter than our commerical reds & blacks...and better mothers. Personally I think red angus are more maternal breed than black angus. Most guys around here didnt use red angus bulls for feeder calves since they want females out of these red angus bulls.

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