How Much Does a Black Angus Cow Cost?

The black angus cow is a breed of cattle used in beef production.  Most cattle will be black; however, a red color has emerged as of late.  In the United States, however, the Black Angus and Red Angus are both considered separate breeds, while the United Kingdom views both of these colors as the same.  Being the most common breed of beef cattle, there were more than 324,000 registered in 2005.

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How much does a black angus cow cost?

TypeAverage Price
Angus Bred Heifers $1,400 to $1,800
Bulls$2,500 to $5,000
Cows$1,200 to $1,500
Cows w/calves$1,300 to $3,000
Show-quality Bull$3,500 to $5,500

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Average Reported Cost: $425

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  1. Ricky Deese (Colquitt ,  Georgia) paid $ and said:

    I have not bought yet looking for a good bred to raise for a hobby and maybe for meat sometime. Can someone help me with this

    Was it worth it? Yes

  2. JR (zanesville,  Ohio) paid $850 and said:

    B. Angus steers for meat, 850.00 each Not likely that you will break even but, you will have the satisfaction that you raised your own beef. Not that meat processors would be tempted to indulge but, even honest mistakes? Pay attention to what is returned to you.

    Was it worth it? Yes

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