What are Lowline Angus Cattle?
- Lowline angus are not a miniature or dwarf breed of cattle.
- Cows weigh between 700 and 1100 lbs and stand 36 to 42 inches tall at the shoulder
- Bulls weigh between 950 and 1500 lbs and stand 39 to 48 inches tall at the shoulder
- Lowlines were developed from a dwarf free herd of 100% Registered Angus, which was established at the Trangie Research Cente in Australia in 1929 to provide quality beef breeding stock for the New South Wales industry. (check out the American Lowline Registry for more history of the breed)
What is the Lowline Advantage?
- Docile, easy keeping cattle
- Small size
- They are not as hard on pastures as larger bodies cows
- More cattle per acre
- Feed efficient and will maintain themselves on grass
- Calving ease
- Full blood calves weight between 40-50 lbs at birth
- Excellent carcass quality
- Can be finished on grass alone
- Excellent tasting and tender meat