Belted Galloway - Cow

Galloway cow

Belted Galloway Details

Uses
Beef, leather
Origin
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Class
Polled, Beef
Colour
Black with a brownish tinge, dun or red with a white belt totally encircling the middle of the body.
Parentage
Unknown
Breed Club

The Belted Galloway Cattle Society
www.beltedgalloways.co.uk

Belted Galloway Description

Also Known As ‘Belties’
Belties are an easily recognisable breed originating from the rolling hills of Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland. The Belted Galloway is a long haired beast with a soft undercoat suited to the cold, wet climate of their native lands.

Mature cows weigh in at 525 - 625kgs   
Mature bulls weigh in at 775 – 900kgs  

The Belted Galloway Cattle Society was formed in 1921.


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