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Advantages

 

Small size means less stress on fences and less damage to pastures. Lowlines docility allows some owners to give vaccinations without using a chute or restraint. The same traits that make them ideal for those with no prior cattle experience makes them perfect for 4-H projects. Children can more easily manage smaller, lighter Lowlines especially for  Urban projects where land is least.

 

 

Lowline

Studies have shown that lean, natural grass fed beef has more vitamin E, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and a number of health-promoting fats, including omega-3 fatty acids and “conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) than feed-lot finished beef.  Also, lean grass fed beef has less total fat, less saturated fat, less cholesterol and less calories.

Commercial advantages of Lowlines

Market perception and value: 
 has begun being served as a gourmet food by some of the worlds leading chefs. higher pH of the cows digestive tract if grass-fed.

Typical Lowline weight and size:
Calf at birth: 30 to 45lb
Mature cow: 700 to 1100 lbs, 38" to 46" tall. 
Mature bull: 900 to 1500lbs, 40" to 48" tall.


Efficiency: 
Lowline cattle consume about 1/3 the amount of feed as a full-sized animal, gaining weight and finishing earlier with very little cost. They do not need grain to reach full maturity. Where you would normally stock 6 Angus cows you can run 10 Lowlines, and you can expect more pounds of meat per acre than with standard size breeds.

 

 

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