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i was told it wasnt safe to breed a holstein bull with a black angus heafer anyone know if this true?
 

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I wouldn't do it.

Typically you would want a calving ease bull or one from a breed not known for throwing big calves on a heifer. They aren't done growing yet and you really want to make that first baby as easy as possible on them.

Holsteins are rather large and you could end up with a dead calf...and a dead heifer.

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My Great-Uncle was a rancher. One year he bred a large bull to angus heifers. He had to pull several calves and never did that cross with a heifer again. The risk of loosing a cow while he was asleep was too great.
 
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