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They aren't miniature cows; they're full beef animals, only smaller.
American Lowline cattle are a great fit for a small acreage owner who wants to raise beef but doesn't have a lot of space. Lowlines are related to the Angus breed but more compact, with shorter...
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Our readers are very proud of their cattle! These are just a few of the cow pictures submitted to a recent Facebook photo contest.
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With so many breeds available, how do you choose which is best for you? Here are common beef cattle.
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From Facebook to our ShareMy galleries, our readers are proud to post photos of their cattle!
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This family breeds Piedmontese cattle for direct meat sales.
Heartland Meats After years of preparing a business plan for going wholesale with their farm-raised beef, the first check Pat and John Sondgeroth received bounced. And it was a big one. That was...
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Texas, where things are always bigger
Big mowers Bill Martin once needed a lawn mower. Being in Texas, where things are always bigger, his lawn mowers sport seven-foot blades. Tall story? Nope, long story. Horns, that is. Longhorns...
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Alternative livestock often has many benefits over traditional breeds
Good for beginners We've had some interesting chickens over the years. We buy the rare breed assortment pack of 25 chicks. It's fun to see what they grow into, and they're interesting...
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Prized for their gentle dispositions and high-quality beef and milk, Dexter cattle make a compact, efficient addition to the acreage.
Dexter cattle may be small, but when it comes to milk, meat quality, and disposition, the compact breed measures up to average-size cattle. Weighing in at just 700 to 750 pounds, Dexters originated...
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Looking for an easy breed of cattle to raise? Check out Belted Galloways if your livestock experience is limited.
First-time cattleman Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Loren Olson, St. Charles, IA, Beltie Farms If you're looking for easy cattle to raise,...