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The Santa Cruz [[breeds|breed]] can be either polled or horned. In colour, they range from a light red or honey to a Santa Gertrudis cherry red. Mature weight in cows ranges from 1100-1200 pounds, while bulls tip the scales from 1800-2000 pounds.  
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The Santa Cruz [[breeds|breed]] can be either polled or horned. In colour, they range from a light red or honey to a Santa Gertrudis cherry red.
  
 
The cattle have proven very heat resistant and adapt extremely well to South Texas' harsh climate and environments.  
 
The cattle have proven very heat resistant and adapt extremely well to South Texas' harsh climate and environments.  
  
 
Both females and males reach an early sexual maturity at 12-14 months of age, the females have good mothering instincts.
 
Both females and males reach an early sexual maturity at 12-14 months of age, the females have good mothering instincts.
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Latest revision as of 01:22, 13 March 2013

The Santa Cruz breed can be either polled or horned. In colour, they range from a light red or honey to a Santa Gertrudis cherry red.

The cattle have proven very heat resistant and adapt extremely well to South Texas' harsh climate and environments.

Both females and males reach an early sexual maturity at 12-14 months of age, the females have good mothering instincts.

References