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Bonfire

Angus Cattle

Overall satisfaction

5/5

Acquired: Breeder (non-professional, hobby breeder)

Gender: Both

Appearance

5/5

Temperament

3/5

Health

5/5

Growth rate

5/5

Tolerance for heat

4/5

Tolerance for cold

4/5

Calving ease

N/A

Memories of Bonfire the bull

By

United States

Posted Jul 22, 2013

I grew up on a farm. My dad and grandpa had well over 100+ Angus.
Bonfire was a bull and I recall he was kept in a separate barn with his own outside pen. He was a huge animal. We were allowed to go visit him but never allowed to go into his stall.
Angus cattle are great 4H animals and fair projects but I think they must be worked with from birth. Cows are quite intelligent and I think many people do not realize this. They are also large animals and I think do not understand their own strength.
However - bulls, in my opinion, should be handled by adults or supervised by an experienced adult handler if a teen is going to handle one. Personally I wouldn't let a child near a bull as they are very powerful and strong animals.

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