To obtain optimum beef animals Gogar breeding herds of purebred Boran cows are put to Bos Taurus bulls for the production of F1 hybrid beef weeners.
Simmental and Charolais bulls are preferred for the older cows, whereas with Boran heifers we prefer Aberdeen Angus bulls to improve ease of calving.
Friesian bulls are also used to produce dual purpose animals suitable for milk production in harsh conditions as well as beef.
Boran crossbred beef and dual purpose production
Various different genetic combinations are available to suit a variety of applications, for beef and crossbred milk production under harsh conditions.