Red Dead Redemption 2 Cow
Class Mammal
Size Massive

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cow can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Massive sized Mammal animal. We recommend using a Rifle or a Sniper to hunt this animal. You can craft a at the Trapper Shop using it's materials and cook the Prime Beef Joint meal from hunting it, . it's not a Legendary Animal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Cow Locations

Every type of Cow found in RDR2.

    Using the best weapons to hunt a Cow in Red Dead 2, will reward you with a Perfect Quality Kill. Since this animal is you should use to attract it in the wild.

    Cow Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

    • Use
    • Bow with Poison Arrow
    • Bow with Improved Arrow
    • Throwable with Poison Throwing Knife
    • Rifle with Regular
    • Rifle with Split Point
    • Rifle with High Velocity
    • Rifle with Express
    • Sniper with Regular
    • Sniper with Split Point
    • Sniper with High Velocity
    • Sniper with Express
    • Shotgun with Slug

    Regular Cow Locations

      RDR2 Cow Locations

      There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.


      Cow Cooking Recipes

      Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

      Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
      Prime Beef Joint Plain Prime Beef Thyme Prime Beef Oregano Prime Beef Minty Prime Beef

      Cow Materials

      The materials you will receive from hunting and skinning an Cow will depend on the animal quality and kill quality.

      Material Cost Kill Quality
      Perfect Cow Hide $2.5 Perfect Kill
      Good Cow Hide $1.5 Good Kill
      Poor Cow Hide $1 Poor Kill
      Prime Beef $0.6 Any

      Red Dead Redemption 2 Cow Crafting

      What you can make from Cow crafting materials.

      Trapper Crafting

      Item Name Pricing How to unlock
      Workman's Pride Boots $28.00 Perfect Cow Hide, Perfect Goat Hide
      Legendary Moose Moccasins $22.00 Legendary Moose Pelt, Perfect Cow Hide
      Beaver Hunting Jacket $21.00 Perfect Cow Hide, Perfect Beaver Pelt x2
      Principal Vest $18.00 Perfect Cow Hide, Perfect Deer Pelt
      Iguana Big Valley Hat $14.00 Perfect Cow Hide, Perfect Iguana Skin

      Fence Crafting

      Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price

      Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

      Ingredient How to get

      Camp Crafting

      Used for It makes Crafting ingredients
      Main Campfire Cow Hide Ground Cover Perfect Cow Hide

      Item Crafting

      Recipe Name Ingredients Where to find Description