North Devon - Cow

Devon bull, courtesy of the Devon cattle breeders society.

North Devon Details

Uses
Beef, leather
Origin
North Devon
Class
Horned, beef
Colour
Red (medium red-brown).
Parentage
Uncertain, an ancient breed that could be related to the Red Lincoln, Sussex and Saler breeds
Breed Club

Devon Cattle Breeders Society
www.redrubydevon.co.uk

North Devon Description

Also Known As: Red Rubies.
Francis Quartly of Great Champson was a keen developer and promoter of the North Devon during the 19th century. The North Devon is similar in appearance to the Sussex breed but has a brighter red coat with orange or yellow skin. The North Devon has long since been used as ranching breed of North and South America, Australia and South Africa. The skin and coat colour offering some protection from the sun.

The Devon Cattle Breeders Society was formed in 1884


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