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Depends on the bull. There are some sorry looking Angus and some sorry looking Limousin. And some good looking animals in each breed. If you're wanting to produce a black calf crop, the good Angus would be your best choice. If you're selling calves on the grid, decide which grid before you decide which bull. Generally, Limousin do best on a grid that rewards Yield grade. Angus do better on grids that reward Quality grade. Good luck...

> Does an Angus bull or a Limousin
> bull{on crossbred cows] produce a
> better looking calf. What's your
> thoughts?
 
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> Depends on the bull. There are
> some sorry looking Angus and some
> sorry looking Limousin. And some
> good looking animals in each
> breed. If you're wanting to
> produce a black calf crop, the
> good Angus would be your best
> choice. If you're selling calves
> on the grid, decide which grid
> before you decide which bull.
> Generally, Limousin do best on a
> grid that rewards Yield grade.
> Angus do better on grids that
> reward Quality grade. Good luck...

Usually just sell my calves at the local market when they weigh somewhere in the 500-700 range. I run black bulls only. Which bull do you think would do best in that weight range? I quess what I am after is, which set of calves will grow the best and sell the best at selling time.



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> Usually just sell my calves at the
> local market when they weigh
> somewhere in the 500-700 range. I
> run black bulls only. Which bull
> do you think would do best in that
> weight range? I quess what I am
> after is, which set of calves will
> grow the best and sell the best at
> selling time.

Might also pay attention to what is selling best in your market area. Some areas might sell black best while others might sell brown or white better. Around here in N.E. Texas it seems that black is the best, but check into it for yours.

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just go with Limousin more lbs. more $$$

Carla":1n5estm2 said:
> Depends on the bull. There are
> some sorry looking Angus and some
> sorry looking Limousin. And some
> good looking animals in each
> breed. If you're wanting to
> produce a black calf crop, the
> good Angus would be your best
> choice. If you're selling calves
> on the grid, decide which grid
> before you decide which bull.
> Generally, Limousin do best on a
> grid that rewards Yield grade.
> Angus do better on grids that
> reward Quality grade. Good luck...

Usually just sell my calves at the local market when they weigh somewhere in the 500-700 range. I run black bulls only. Which bull do you think would do best in that weight range? I quess what I am after is, which set of calves will grow the best and sell the best at selling time.



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A. delaGarza":26pptkrn said:
just go with Limousin more lbs. more $$$

Carla":26pptkrn said:
> Depends on the bull. There are
> some sorry looking Angus and some
> sorry looking Limousin. And some
> good looking animals in each
> breed. If you're wanting to
> produce a black calf crop, the
> good Angus would be your best
> choice. If you're selling calves
> on the grid, decide which grid
> before you decide which bull.
> Generally, Limousin do best on a
> grid that rewards Yield grade.
> Angus do better on grids that
> reward Quality grade. Good luck...

Usually just sell my calves at the local market when they weigh somewhere in the 500-700 range. I run black bulls only. Which bull do you think would do best in that weight range? I quess what I am after is, which set of calves will grow the best and sell the best at selling time.



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Go with the Angus. They will probaly out weigh the limos and bring more per lb.
 

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I say neither pick Hereford. But if it has to be between those 2, pick limo they have alot more meat & have better prices even though angus is more popular.
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Ellie May":14x95xyi said:
I say neither pick Hereford. But if it has to be between those 2, pick limo they have alot more meat & have better prices even though angus is more popular.
Ellie May
Angus is more popular because they bring money per pound.
Angus bring more money per pound because they grade higher.
Angus also gain very efficently.
Angus are more fertile than the limos.
 

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Ellie May":oc2qg9mj said:
I say neither pick Hereford. But if it has to be between those 2, pick limo they have alot more meat & have better prices even though angus is more popular.
Ellie May

You have absolutely no idea what your talking about.
 
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