Longhorn Cows For Sale With Top Quality Genetics

Beginning in the nineties many cattlemen around the United States found themselves in dire straits, faced with staggering inflation that affected their profits. In their search for a more cost-effective breeding, with a focus on elevating profit, they began to look at what could be termed an old source for new genes, investigating longhorn cows from Texas. This movement was based on monetary gain. At Diamondback Ranch in Northern California, we do not raise Longhorn cows for our greatest profit. We do so because, were doing something we love and want perfect it to the best of our abilitites. Genetics come from natural adaptation

Longhorn cows ancestry has roamed the States for hundreds of years, adapting quite successfully to new environments without help from man. Perhaps it is through the rigors of life that the Longhorn evolved into such an extraordinary form of cattle, hardy and adaptable. At one point, at the end of the Civil War, Longhorn cows and bulls were chosen to replace the demolished buffalo population in the Great Plains. As commercialism become a priority in some farming industries, however, faster-maturing cows were added to this population, and subsequent crossbreeding threatened the lines that we find so very valuable.

Longevity of Longhorn Cows for Sale

Longhorns are natural powerhouses, groomed for longevity through years of environmental rigors. This breed boasts strong teeth, excellent health and fertility, high resistance to disease, and sound body structure. Their adaptability to a wide range of climates makes them ideal for raising in a number of U.S. territories, perhaps accounting for the popularity of our Longhorn cows for sale in Texas. Bred with care, Longhorn cows and their male counterparts have the capabilities to sustain health for twenty or more years. This equates to the rancher's ability to keep a smaller herd while maintaining strength in the market through the annual birthing of calves.

Stringent protocol for excellent results

Browsing our longhorn cows pictures you will be able to visualize only a part of what you get with our cattle. The operation at Diamondback Ranch in Northern California are kept in prime surroundings to consistently produce highly-nutritious beef. Our cattle have full access to our 3,000 acres of grazing land. Treated as needed for optimal health, our cattle graze freely and are never fed grain that produces saturated fat, and never treated with growth hormones. We keep the finest genetic characteristics as the center focus of our operation, so that our Longhorns display only their best traits. If you value longevity as we do, you will be extremely pleased with any Longhorn from Diamondback Ranch.