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  • Joined Jun 2009
which breed
« on: June 21, 2009, 10:55:11 pm »
I am wondering what people think i should choose. I was definitely going to buy 3 simmental heifers but saw some belted galloways which i though looked great but i don't know which one i like more. There is a massive difference in price in that a registered belted galloway yearling heifer costs 1,500 and a registered  18 month old heifer that would be suitable for showing coming from a very good mother and father would cost 3,000. I am looking or something to bring around shows and hav calves that can be brought around shows. which breed do people here think would be best.

Regards Patrick
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  • Joined Aug 2008
  • Belcoo, Enniskillen, N.Ireland
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Re: which breed
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2009, 10:11:11 pm »

I'd recommend Irish Moiled. They're a rare breed, they taste lovely and the Irish Govt. (as far as I know) give you a grant to keep one (I think it's €300pa but don't quote me). A very good one won't be cheap but that's the same for most pedigree cattle.




  • Joined Jun 2009
Re: which breed
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2009, 11:42:27 am »
why dont you just buy 2 of each.............


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