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Grit Magazine Belted Galloway Heifer Giveaway

Belted Galloway Heifer 

Belted Galloway cattle are a desirable breed because of their ability to adapt to harsh climates, resistance to disease and high meat yield. The U.S. Belted Galloway Society maintains a website that touts the benefits of raising Belted Galloway cattle.  

c. laymon
4/16/2011 7:18:50 AM

What a great opportunity to promote a wonderful cattle breed! Our family just recently purchased an adjacent property so that we can make our family sustainable and expand our farming endeavors. This heifer would be a great way to start a herd of breeding cattle in addition to our feeder calves and other livestock. Both my husband and I grew up on farms and it has been important for us to raise our 4 children on a farm as well. Next year would be our oldest son's first year in 4-H and this would make a great project.


barbara johnson_2
2/12/2011 10:47:16 AM

I'd love one of these for my 5 year old grandson. I think that would make him want to join 4-H.


frances
1/20/2011 8:43:38 PM

There are almost 2 dozen Galloways (people) in Oregon and Washington (all family) and what could be more appropriate than to win a Galloway heifer.


gailyn shepherd
1/20/2011 12:33:08 AM

I would love to get this for my son. He wants to raise them ,but has had several surgeries. This would give him a start.


liz
1/19/2011 6:44:36 PM

This is by far my most favorite bovine. I have a small herd of beautiful Boer goats and this little girl would be a very happy cow at my place!!!!


bradley clark
1/19/2011 3:24:37 PM

I have land and would love to have this heifer


dahna branyan
1/19/2011 2:27:32 PM

I've been reading up on this breed. We'd like to get a herd started soon. This heifer would make a good start.


shonna coleman
1/19/2011 12:32:20 PM

I would love that calf! Great 4-H project!