Dairy Shorthorn - Cow

Dairy Shorthorn bull

Dairy Shorthorn Details

Uses
Dairy, leather
Origin
North East England
Class
Shorthorn, dairy
Colour
White to white with shades of roan or red
Parentage
The Teeswater and Durham breeds, other breeds may have been introduced into some bloodlines since 1970 to improve milking qualities.
Breed Club

Shorthorn Society of Great Britain and Irelandm
www.shorthorn.co.uk

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.


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