Ranchers look at water buffalo as low-fat alternative to beef
On a recent afternoon, 91-year-old Charles Dealy stepped over a hot wire into his pasture of cows and bulls, coaxing one over to him with loving affection. He began to rub its side. "See; they’re gentle," he said happily. Yet, with their coarse black hair and their horns curving upward above their heads, it’s evident they’re not beef cattle.