Devon’ historically close relationship with man insures that they are first, and always, docile.
Maternal abilities go hand-in-hand with fertility. Devon mothers routinely cycle before they’re a year old, calve easily, and produce rich milk that is high in butterfat (4.5%).
It’s not unusual for a top Devon heifer to calve before she is two, and rebreed in 45 days. The top-selling Devon bull’s semen has a live rate of over 90%–compared to the national average
The average age of beef cattle in the U.S. is five years. The average age of Devon cattle in the U.S. is seven.
The Devon’s robust constitution has enabled them to flourish in the diverse environments of Brazil, Australia Canada Africa and the Middle East. You’ll find Devon breeders from Louisiana and Texas up to Washington and Maine.