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Dairy Shorthorn - Cow
Dairy Shorthorn Details
OriginNorth East England
ColourWhite to white with shades of roan or red
ParentageThe Teeswater and Durham breeds, other breeds may have been introduced into some bloodlines since 1970 to improve milking qualities.
Shorthorn Society of Great Britain and Irelandm
Dairy Shorthorn Description
The Dairy Shorthorn has the same later 19th century history as the Beef Shorthorn. The Dairy breed was created by careful selection of the original dual-purpose Shorthorn cattle for milking qualities. Later introduction of other breeds has occurred.