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The "Red Angus" breed originated in the British Isles and recorded reference to the appearance of red cattle dates back to 1805. The first Angus herdbook, published in Scotland in 1862 entered both reds and blacks without distinction. Early in the development of the breed, Hugh Watson of Keilor, Scotland, arbitrarily decided that black was the proper color for the breed - he could just as easily have chosen red. The main difference between Red Angus and black Angus is color.


Angus cattle are known for the fine marbling texture that their meat possess. Also, the can be given a short amount of days on feed and the meat can repeatedly be Prime and Choice grades.


We raised black angus cows growing up a and Mom was an expert at jumping into action when things got tough.


The Brangus breed was developed to utilize the superior traits of Angus and Brahman cattle. Their genetics are stabilized at 3/8 Brahman and 5/8 Angus.