Which Breed are These Cows?

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NewMoo

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I purchased this cow and cow/calf pair at auction last week. I have an idea of their breed, but I would like others’ opinions. Which breed(s) do you think they are?
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Interesting. Do you know the breeding or have the means to find out same? Having an idea, while entertaining, hardly qualifies
as fact. As much as I hate taking time away from haranguing the Liberals who troll these pages I will venture a guess and hopefully
kill two stones with one bird.
My guess is: Mother is a first generation Red Angus / Corriente cross i.e. 1/2 blood The calf is 3/4 Red Angus & 1/4 Corriente.
Photos can be deceiving so I am inclined to think the mother as too small for a longhorn.
The photo comment should serve as a warning to anyone considering a mail order bride.
In any case, even with no prize offered, I hope they turn you a nice profit.
 

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Yeah, I'll agree with SBMF 2015 about White Park (I call them English White) but crossed with longhorn. The calf looks 3/4 longhorn.
 

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She looks like a thin Park to me.
Tho I suppose the angus could've knocked the horns off a longhorn cow and made her look like that.

The calf throws me off tho. I see skunk markings on char cross sometimes too
 

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@NewMoo ... could you put a general area in your avatar? It might help to make an educated guess as to the breed(s) behind the cows.
From a dairy perspective I would say a lineback dairy cross also.. There is one dairy I test that has some lineback cattle but they have much more body than yours show, even for dairy cattle.
There are White park and crosses that have similar coloring.
I had a charolais/holstein cross that I raised from a calf, and bred angus. 50% of her calves had the "skunk stripe" as we call it. Pinzgauer cattle have that stripe. So knowing your general area might make a guess more accurate.

Neither show me the type head of a longhorn, but the colors could come from a longhorn or other criolo cross.
 

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I know this one doesn't show any Brahman influence, but I had a Holtstein x Red Brahman years ago that was marked up just like that.
 
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@NewMoo ... could you put a general area in your avatar? It might help to make an educated guess as to the breed(s) behind the cows.
From a dairy perspective I would say a lineback dairy cross also.. There is one dairy I test that has some lineback cattle but they have much more body than yours show, even for dairy cattle.
There are White park and crosses that have similar coloring.
I had a charolais/holstein cross that I raised from a calf, and bred angus. 50% of her calves had the "skunk stripe" as we call it. Pinzgauer cattle have that stripe. So knowing your general area might make a guess more accurate.

Neither show me the type head of a longhorn, but the colors could come from a longhorn or other criolo cross.
I’m in northern Alabama. They were purchased locally at sale.
 
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Interesting. Do you know the breeding or have the means to find out same? Having an idea, while entertaining, hardly qualifies
as fact. As much as I hate taking time away from haranguing the Liberals who troll these pages I will venture a guess and hopefully
kill two stones with one bird.
My guess is: Mother is a first generation Red Angus / Corriente cross i.e. 1/2 blood The calf is 3/4 Red Angus & 1/4 Corriente.
Photos can be deceiving so I am inclined to think the mother as too small for a longhorn.
The photo comment should serve as a warning to anyone considering a mail order bride.
In any case, even with no prize offered, I hope they turn you a nice profit.
I’ve reached out to the previous owner. Hoping he calls me back to answer my questions.
 

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