Stepbystep wrote:So what is theeroblem with big cows? They breed big calf which turn into big cows which when sold have more beef on the bone for the slaughter house. Does this not equate into more money for rancher?
That is all true BUT they are not as efficient as smaller cows. Without going into a long winded explanation You can wean more pounds off of 12, 1200lb cows Than you can off of 10 1500lb cows, and in theory the 12 wil not eat as much as the 10.
Houstoncutter was totally correct in his assesment, however like I said her function is to make me happy when I look at her and to wean me that one larger bull that someone is going to want.
Like John Oswald told me when I bought her....."Nobody ever pulled in here and asked to see my smallest bull!"
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