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Latest Texas Longhorn Stories

2013-09-06 12:25:07

Texas Longhorn Breeder now has 10 Longhorns that Measure over 70 Inches Tip-to-Tip DALLAS, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Texas Longhorn cattle are growing big and with long horns at Red Peak Ranch. The ranch has an annual roundup where each longhorn heifer, cow and bull are measured. With the tabulations now in, the measurements are very impressive. The longest horned cow was Cherry Jubilee 78, with a span of more than 7 feet her horns measured over 85 inches tip-to-tip....

Texas Longhorn Genetic History Traced
2013-03-26 05:29:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Texas Longhorn is an iconic species. Just the thought of one brings to mind all things Texas, but new research from the University of Texas at Austin reveals that the cattle have a hybrid global ancestry. A fascinating story of the global history of human and cattle migration is told in the genome of the Longhorn and related breeds. This history traces back through Christopher Columbus' second voyage to the New World, the...

Latest Texas Longhorn Reference Libraries

2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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