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Highland cattle are a majestic breed without equal. Their written history dates back many centuries in the highlands of Scotland which makes them one of the oldest known breeds of cattle. They are a 'natural' breed - they have not changed much over the centuries. The fact that we haven't messed with them overly gives rise to their most well known characteristics - ease of calving, docility, excellent quality beef and low maintenance. 

 What's New?

Australian National Show 2014
Supreme Exhibit
{Under Scottish judge, Cameron ("Dochy") Ormiston,
herdsman for the Balmoral Fold.}
Poppy of Bairnsley (8047)
.....
Congratulations
on their recent purchases of these two champions
Craig McSwain & Alison Scott
Penna, Tasmania
Graham & Robyn Day
Springton, South Australia
Poppy of Bairnsley AI (8047) Rummle of Bairnsley AI (8026)
Grand Champion Female
2014 Australian National Show
Grand Champion Bull
2014 Australian National Show
Both sired by Scottish sire, Lord Montagu of Old Greenlaw (UK BE055400002)
(Semen Available)
Semen For Sale
Uallach Dubh 6th of Pollok
UK
NEP080335

Available in: Australia
Lord Montagu of Old Greenlaw
UK BE055400002

Available in: Australia
Brogach 4th of Craigowmill
UK 5419891100406

Available in: Australia
Brogach 4th of Craigowmill
Samhach Buidhe of Bairnsley AI
(AU 6,262)
(USA 49,802)
Available in: Australia,
New Zealand,
USA, Canada,
South Africa, Russia, & some other countries
Samhach Buidhe of Bairnsley AI (6262)
 
















{LAST UPDATED 4-1-15}

 

Most people are attracted to Highland cattle because of their eye appeal (and why not!), but look beyond this and you will be pleasantly surprised.

 

Recently Added Pages

Starting Out with Highlands - Everything You need to Know!
DEHORNING Highland Steers - How & Why
YARD & CRUSH DESIGN (What to consider for Highland cattle)
Online Herdbook Search Links

GRASS-FED BEEF (The Health Benefits)
HEAT SYNCHRONISATION in AI & ET Programs
"Highland Cattle Galore" by Una Flora Cochrane - Book Review
DNA Parentage verification
Prince wins Supreme Highland Exhibit at 2010 Australian National Show
HEAT DETECTION in Cattle (The key to success with AI)
EMBRYO TRANSFER (ET) - How to make it work for you
ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION (AI) - How to improve conception rates!
Sammy & Regan win 2009 National Show Double (Champion Bull & Cow)
Gaelic Names for Highland Calves 
FEET PROBLEMS in Highland Cattle
WEIGHT Estimation by Girth Circumference
Sammy wins Grand Champion Bull at 2008 National Show
COAT COLOUR GENETICS EXPLAINED - the current knowledge
HORNS - What shape should Highland horns be?
GESTATION CALENDER - What date should that cow calve?

CALVING - What's normal & what's not
Regan wins Grand Champion Female at the 2007 National Show
COAT COLOUR BASICS in Highland Cattle

COAT COLOURS IN CALVES
Mahogany Coat Colour (White Tips)
Highland Coat Colour Oddities
FRAME SCORE (Height) of Highland Cattle
Breaking in Cattle
Fullblood versus Pure or Graded-up Highland Cattle