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British White Cattle

British White cattle are identified by their short white hair and normally black ears, feet and nose. The skin beneath the fur is normally grey or reddish and can sometimes have coloured spots. It is naturally without horns (polled). British Whites are a hardy breed and will graze on rough vegetation including trees and nettles.

British Whites are descendants of the indigenous wild white cattle of Great Britain and are thought to come from the park at Whalley Abbey, Lancashire. A lot of the herd was then moved to Norfolk and then split and this herd formed the basis of the British White Breed.

For more information about British White Cattle visit the British White Cattle Society’s website.

British White Cattle
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