Leaves and shrubs found in the
Highland cattle inhabit wet and mountainous grasslands.
The animal is native to Scotland
The collective name for a group of cows is usually a herd. However, a
group of Highland cattle is known as a ‘fold’ – named after the open shelters they can be kept in over winter
Enjoys a lifespan of 15-22 years in
The Highland is a Scottish breed
of rustic cattle. It originated in the
Scottish Highlands and the Outer
Hebrides islands of Scotland and has
long horns and a long shaggy coat
The Highland breed of cattle has a long
and distinguished ancestry, not only
in its homeland of western Scotland,
but also in many far-flung parts of the
world. It is one of the oldest registered
breeds of cattle in the world and one
of Britain’s oldest, most distinctive
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