Mating Strategies

35 Year Genetic Plan

35 Year Genetic Plan

Creating a genetic plan to move forward to desired outcomes. Set a goal and make a plan.

Breeding For Value Colors

Breeding For Value Colors

Spotted cattle are considered more valuable than non-spotted cattle. Colorful cattle are easier to sell.

The Generic Longhorn Nightmare

The Generic Longhorn Nightmare

The sadness of raising generic Texas Longhorn Cattle

Genetic Defects

Genetic Defects

Watch for and be aware of Genetic defects. The good and bad in a registered herd.

Growing Really Big Horn

Growing Really Big Horn

Every Texas Longhorn producer takes pride in big horn.

Long Range Herd Planning

Long Range Herd Planning

20x more breed improving quality are created from producers who have a long range genetic plan.

Acquiring the Perfect Bull

Acquiring the Perfect Bull

The elusive hunt for the perfect bull is very difficult. Every professional Longhorn producer must concentrate on it.

Selecting The Correct Bull

Selecting The Correct Bull

Many of the great sires of the industry have originated in the Dickinson herd. DCC works diligently to use only the best sires in the industry.

Substance and Bone

Substance and Bone

"Why do we want increased bone size in Texas Longhorn cattle? You can't eat the bone!"

Texas Longhorn Mating Strategies

Texas Longhorn Mating Strategies

Strategies for planned matings to realize the best outcomes. Superior genetics are not accidental.

Traditional Cattle

Traditional Cattle

Traditional Texas Longhorn Cattle - Maybe not a compliment after all.

TL Breed Evaluation

TL Breed Evaluation

This chart was designed to evaluate and judge Texas Longhorn Cattle.