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Heritage shorthorn cow

Children’s Farms·Mammal

The milking shorthorn is a multipurpose cow that produces good quality milk and has a sound body. Females produce a lot of milk and meat when they reach the end of milk production.

  • Conservation StatusCritical
  • Life spanup to 35 years
  • Body size1,200-2,000 lbs.
  • Native habitat Farms of northeastern England
  • DietHay, alfalfa
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