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Northern Dairy Shorthorn - Cow
Northern Dairy Shorthorn Details
ColourWhite, red, or white with various shades of roan or red.
ParentageThe Teeswater and Durham breeds
The Shorthorn Society of United Kingdom & Ireland
Northern Dairy Shorthorn Description
The rarest British cattle breed, As of January 2013, there are currently 25, 100% pure females. 39 animals of 90-99% NDS with some dairy shorthorn introgression and 17 animals of 75-90% NDS with the remaining % being dairy Shorthorn introgression.
The Northern Dairy Shorthorn has a separate section in the Coates Herd book of the Dairy Shorthorn breed.The Shorthorn Society of United Kingdom & Ireland was formed in 1944.