SK9167 : Rare Breed Shetland Cattle

taken 10 years ago, near to Thorpe on The Hill, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Rare Breed Shetland Cattle
Rare Breed Shetland Cattle
The information sign describes the beasts here as Shetland Cattle. Shetland Cattle are believed to be Scandinavian in origin and were well suited for crofters on their smallholdings due to their smaller than average size (8.5 cwt for a cow and 12 cwt for a bull). The Rare Breeds Survival Trust lists these cattle as Category 3 (Vulnerable), meaning less than 450 adult breeding females.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 February, 2008
Category
Cattle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 913 673 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:11.6972N 0:38.0731W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 912 673
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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