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Answered 2010-11-07 19:02:05

Most bulls are castrated to prevent any inferior genetics from being passed from him to the cowherd. Bulls that are inferior as far as ADG ability, temperament, forage convertibility, and conformation is concerned, should not be used for breeding. Also they can be quite aggressive and quite dangerous because of the testosterone levels.

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You cannot castrate a cow because its female, you only castrate bulls.

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No. Uncastrated males are bulls. Castrated males are steers. Bulls can get aggressive and an aggressive animal that's as big as a bull is dangerous, so most male cattle are castrated. All boy cows are not bulls. Determining on whether the owner of the bull wants steers in his herd or bulls he will either castrate them and make them steers or not and keep them as bulls. Aggressiveness is not the only reason bulls are castrated. If the owner is interested in better quality meat, then when they castrate the bull, they don't produce as much testosterone. Therefore, instead of becoming a more lean and muscular animal, they become more meaty. It improves the quality of the meat by producing more muscling in the meat. Producers usually receive a better profit when they sell groups of steers than when they try and sell a few bulls.

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