10. No teeth is a good thing since they’ll bite you if they can’t kick you.

9. They’ve evolved to dodge and plow through the blackjack and brush like Christian Okoye against junior high kids.

8. They help stimulate the economy because you run to town for extra panels every time you gather.

7. If the beef market really does operate on averages, man oh man this is one of those few opportunities in life to be way over-paid.

6. They live on sericea and prickly pear and would probably stampede if they ever saw a feed truck.

5. Due to outstanding vertical leaping ability, there’s substantial forage savings from being at the neighbor’s half the time.

4. Talk about good mamas—the surviving coyotes have all moved over to the neighbor’s.

3. Every-other-year calvers reduce forage demands and bull requirements.

2. Your cows have been instrumental in developing some of the best day cowboys in the country.

1. Order buyers can’t possibly add up all the appropriate discounts in the 30 seconds your calves are in the ring.