Dogs and Cows":2hipnom9 said:
SPH":3f22qfr2 said:If she truly is purebred Hereford which you really have no way of knowing without having papers on her then there is a small possibility that she could be carrying the diluter gene which can result in a grey color when mating with a black animal. That's just snowballing another possibility but the diluter gene is technically a breed impurity too. There probably is a better chance that she is not a purebred Hereford than there is she is purebred and carrying the diluter.
You have a nice healthy calf out of heifer that you say is doing a good job so that's a win no matter how you look at it.
I have a problem with the goggle eyes and lack of feather neck.Bigfoot":2d0qxyk4 said:
Angus x Hereford x red angus a brockled face is much more common than a solid face.midTN_Brangusman":12a4qox1 said:I also don't think she is purebred. Probably Hereford red angus cross or something else.
Hasn't Hereford markings but made like an angus.
Her bloodlines could run back to the green papered cows.dun":scf31ygk said:
Which is why I think she has something else in there. Maybe back generations, but something over came the homozygous white face gene.Caustic Burno":3iqv6o1i said:Her bloodlines could run back to the green papered cows.dun":3iqv6o1i said:
That was before DNA testing there was a lot of hanky panky going on in the breed associations in those days.
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1987 ... bull-herds