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    Quote Originally Posted by Piratesailor View Post
    Inor... excellent thread that I’ve followed. We have grown our little patch of Texas by a few more acres and I have considered buying a steer. We do have a small cattle ranch down the street and they run a few dozen cattle in back of our property.

    But my hesitation is that my wife will name it, the grandkids will love it, it will become a pet and outlive all of us. Ugh.
    That was definitely a concern with the first one. I half thought Mrs Inor would fall in love with it. In a way, she kind of did. She would go out and play with it and such. It would come to her when she called, etc. But when the time came to make him into steaks, she also had no problem at all. Part of it, I think, was they are so big (even when small) and they are never totally trustworthy. So it never became like a dog.
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