Originally Posted by barrelbeginner
I have a longhorn cow that was 16 when we bought her and still calving healthier calves than some of our other cows did this time around.. she's 19 now and still lovely.. :)
Longhorns are like arabian horses , hardy and live longer productive lives than other breeds. I know of a longhorn cow that is 23 and produced over 20 calves.
If they were more suited to commercial production I would raise them instead of Santa Gertrudas. Shalom