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Old 07-12-2018, 11:44 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by texansfan View Post
If I'm starting fresh in the cattle business what would be a good ratio number of head (cows heiffers) to go with?
I have 80 acres but only 25 are used for hay production today.

I'm thinking of going with (Br)Angus to start with

And should I do registered?
Starting fresh I would buy bred cows out of a field from a reputable cattleman locally that you know well. Have them preg checked and if there all bread you won’t have to invest in a bull for several months.

Plenty of cows out there to be bought in groups of 20-50 head all synced up and palpated.

Just make sure you have some kind of history on them
Or you know the seller.
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