CAPTAIN - Our 2000 pound bull - Captain is a purebred Hereford bull - we like the hereford breed, mainly for the tenderness and quality of meat it is known for, but we also like the docile qualities of the breed.
Just hanging out - This is one of my favorite pictures - these are two of our Momma cows with calves, we use Angus and Angus cross cows, the pastures are a grass/legume mix. As you can see the cows are tame non stressed, which is important when it comes to the end product.
A couple of new born calves, when you cross Hereford & Angus you get what is called a black baldy, a white face or head and black body are characteristics of the cross. they will reach 12-1300 pounds in a 14-18 months.
Captain & Roxy (horse) Captain looks smaller he is standing in background. Most horses have a natural dislike for cows. kind of like a dog & cat relationship - In this picture you can see Roxy's ears back and showing a disgusted look At Captain who is across fence. Out of boredom Roxy will herd all the cows to certain areas of pasture.