> A couple other things to consider
> is: -in general Red Polls won't
> add as much muscle expression to
> their offspring as other red
> breeds such as Red Angus,
> Gelbviehs, Limousins or Salers,
> -if you plan on selling breeding
> stock, there isn't as much demand
> for Red Poll bulls and replacement
> females as there are for the other
> breeds listed above.
> With this being said, I do think
> Red Polls do a lot of things
> right. Because of their calving
> ease I believe it makes good sense
> to use a Red Poll bull on heifers.
> Also, 1/2 blood Red Poll females
> should make some good mama cows,
> as long as the other half of the
> genetic make-up of the cows is a
> more moderate milk breed (i.e.
> Limousin, Charolais, Hereford,
Thanks for the information. May be I should go with Red Angus females and use my Red Poll bull for a couple of years then get Red Angus bull. Might make more sense.