Stonewall Valley Ranch
Raising Longhorn Cattle In the Texas Hill Country
Longhorn Calves and Roping Calves
Longhorn calves are especially cute. They, like their parents, come in all colors. They
make very good roping calves because they are fast, highly energized, can run longer
distances and stay running longer, which is very desirable for those looking to buy roping
calves for roping and rodeos.
A Longhorn bull calf that comes from old line breeding stock or a famous sire has added
value as he matures. Because Longhorn cattle are naturally healthy and vigorous, they are
low maintenance. Ranchers raising Longhorn cattle can rely on lower food and
veterinary bills, which is a plus when the rancher is considering keeping a few well bred
calves on hand for building up his breeding herd.