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Beef Shorthorn

Beef Shorthorn

The Beef Shorthorn breed of cattle was developed from the Shorthorn breed in England and Scotland around 1820. The Shorthorn was originally developed as a dual-purpose breed, suitable for both dairy and beef production. However, different breeders opted to concentrate on one purpose rather than the other, and in 1958, the beef breeders started their own section of the herdbook. Since then, the Beef Shorthorn have been developed as a separate breed to the Dairy Shorthorns.

 

Acrylic and watercolour on a paper bag (McDonald's United Kingdom 2016), 34 x 24,5 cm, 2019, Private collection