> I need to know the average life
> span of a Texas Longhorn (bull,
> cow, or steer) for a research
> project at school. Does anybody
> know? You should probably consult the Longhorn Journal or one of the Longhorn Associations but our experience has been 25-30 years for cows. Longhorn calves are born at a lighter weight than other breeds. But the cows produce more calves over time because of the life expectancy of the cows.