CD&J MINI RANCH - SAN BENITO, TEXAS -
 MINIATURE CATTLE  


Our Texas Miniature Cattle came from Northern Iowa.  They are a cross between several miniature cattle including the Miniature Longhorn, Florida Crackers Piney-woods cattle and the Corriente cattle.  I find the Corriente cattle especially interested because they descended from Spanish cows brought to the United States in the late 15th century.  They are fairly small cattle, and were bred for their meat, which is significantly leaner than the meat from most modern beef cattle. 
SidMy Texas cattle are hardy, efficient and a rainbow of colors, from tri-colors to brindled, speckles to spots.  They also produce beautiful roans in whites, reds and blacks.  These cattle are about 1/4th the size of their standard counterparts, giving birth without assistance or hurting themselves or the calves.  The calves weigh about 17 pounds at birth. These cattle are as easy to care for - summer or winter. The bulls are muscular and the cows are elegant and graceful, they are not large cows on short legs.  So you put all these cattle and attributes together and move them to TEXAS and the TEXAS Heritage Miniature Cattle breed is what you get.  The originator of this breed is working towards getting  them registered with the Miniature Cattle Association.

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My Texas Miniature Cattle

CD&J Mini Ranch 
Texas Miniature Cattle - Sid
DOB: August 10, 2015
20 inches  22 Lbs
Bull w/Longhorn pattern with red & white 




Parents

Heifer: Sydney
35’' tall
Brown brindle



Bull: Hombre
38” tall
Brindle brown/white

                        

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CD&J Mini Ranch 
Texas Miniature Cattle - Jersey
DOB: August 20, 2015
21 inches;  23 Lbs.
Heifer W/Browns & white with some white face


Parents
Heifer: Pepper
33’ tall
White with some brown and spots



Bull: Hombre
38” tall
Brindle brown/white  

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CD&J Mini Ranch 
Texas Miniature Cattle - Becka
DOB: June 23, 2015
21 inches; 26 Lbs.
Heifer w/Blond Brindle with white face


Parents

Heifer: Pickles 
34’ tall
Back and Brown Brindle
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Bull: Red Hot
38” tall
Brindle brown/white bull



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CD&J Mini Ranch 
Texas Miniature Cattle - Casey
DOB: May 30, 2015
21 inches; 21 Lbs
Heifer W/Browns & white 

Parents

Heifer: Kalamazoo
34’ tall
Blond brindle


Bull: Hombre
38” tall
Brindle brown/white

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Look for calves the winter of 2017 on my Nursery page.



CD&J Mini Ranch in San Benito, Texas


Here is Justin helping me put up some fencing....  Lol   Well, I was trying to stay out of his way.






San Benito, Texas
(956) 399-7146

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