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Scott(TN)    Posted 02-26-2003 at 07:39:13       [Reply]  [Send Email]
But, I am considering raising a few head of Scottish Highland cattle. Anyone here doing that? Would like to get into a discussion on the topic off line via email, etc.


Promise Land Ranch    Posted 02-26-2003 at 17:17:32       [Reply]  [Send Email]

I recently decided to raise Scottish Highland Cattle and now know some large breeders in my area that would be willing to answer your questions if I can't. In general, Highland Cattle are a hardy breed that will do an amazing job at brush clean-up. They are easy calvers with birthweights about 68lbs. The average mature weights are: Cow-1100 to 1300 lbs Bull 1500-2000.
Heifers are usually bred to calve at 3 years old because Highlands are a little later maturing.
They come in 7 colors: black, brindle, red, yellow, white, silver, and Parti (patches of color, Only Females can be registered).

The link is to the NWHCA website and It has a link page that will take you to the American Highland Cattle Association and the Regional Association nearest you.

Hope this helps.

Feel free to email me if you have any questions.

Shelby Hendershot
Promise Land Ranch

farmerwilly    Posted 02-26-2003 at 14:56:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
mark u might consider changing the title of ur post and trying again the search on this board is tied to it and when doning a search for highland cattle yours does not come up. by doing this others that visit here can find your post and maybe help you more...just a thought for all of us to remember

Mark A    Posted 02-26-2003 at 13:33:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
That is not off topic, unless you feel the political rantings on this site are what the topic is about. I have an article on Scottish Highland cattle somewhere. I will try to find it and get back to you. Possibly by email, so I dont have to wade through these ranting and ravings on flags, english, spanish etc. Dont get me wrong, I think they need to be discussed, I just dont feel this is the forum for it.

farmerwilly    Posted 02-26-2003 at 14:59:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
very well said the last few days it not been worth visiting for the having to search thru the unrelated drival

Willy-N    Posted 02-26-2003 at 08:26:07       [Reply]  [No Email]

My daughter has 3 of them. Regesterd Bull and a couple of pregnet Heifers. Can't wait to see those fuzzy calves. They are realy cute whem young! I will post some pictures of them when they are born. Here are the girls but they are a lot fatter now! Shelby will get ahold of you. MarkH.

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