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What are mature male cattle called?


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2013-05-05 01:51:48
2013-05-05 01:51:48

They are generally known as bulls, which are intact males used to breed cows and heifers. Steers (being castrated males) don't exactly mature, as they may keep growing even after the age of maturity for both bulls and cows, though more slower than when they were young.

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