Red Dead Redemption 2 Cow

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 NameRegularThyme TypeOregano TypeMint Type
      Prime Beef JointPlain Prime BeefThyme Prime BeefOregano Prime BeefMinty Prime Beef

      Cow Materials

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

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

      Red Dead Redemption 2 Cow Crafting

      What you can make from Cow crafting materials.

      Trapper Crafting

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

      Fence Crafting

      Recipe NameEffectHow to obtainTypePrice

      Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

      IngredientHow to get

      Camp Crafting

      Used forIt makesCrafting ingredients
      Main CampfireCow Hide Ground CoverPerfect Cow Hide

      Item Crafting

      Recipe NameIngredientsWhere to findDescription