I would never given it a thought about them being so social. I know the matriarch leads the way for the cows and their young. I would have to think about it before I would shoot a Bull I don't think I would shoot a cow. I will never have to make that decision its out of my price range.My answer would be maybe. Killing is not as important as it use to be when I was younger. I get a kick out of watching wildlife.