Horns can have a slight upward turn at their tips or even a triple twist. Known for its extremely diversified colouring and lean beef it is also utilised for its easy calving abilities when crossed with other breeds. They continue to represent the romance of the Old West and are often retained for their beauty and intelligence.
The Texas Longhorn is found in open habitats primarily in grassland throughout the United States of America.
20 - 25 years.
Average height 1.8 - 2m tall, weight 273 - 1,134kgs, horn width 1.7 - 3m tip to tip.
Grasses and hay.
Longhorn calves are very tough and can stand up sooner after birth than other breeds. Longhorn cattle can breed for a long time, well into their teens. There have been cows that have been bred for up to 30 years.