NBA Newsletter - 12 May 2017
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Highland cattle, with their long horns and flowing coats, have spread from the west of Scotland and are instantly recognisable throughout the world. Written records go back to the 18th century and the Highland Cattle Herd Book, first published in 1885, lists pedigrees since that time.
In the British Isles folds are found from the furthest south to the extreme north on many different types of ground varying from the slopes of the Sussex Downs and the fenlands of East Anglia, to the windswept machars of the Outer Hebrides.
New folds, as herds of Highlanders are known, are founded every year both at home and abroad and in recent years Highland Cattle societies have been started in Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Germany, Holland, Finland, France, Switzerland and Norway. There are Highlanders in Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Estonia, USA, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Poland, and the Faroe Islands.
Mika a Highland breeder from Belgium is looking for highland cattle from shropshire and surrounding areas. He has a shipping date of between 15th & 20th July 2017. His website can be found at http://highland.jfrood.be/ If anyone has highland cattle for sale in those areas or on suitable transpo...
Veterinary Medicine Student at Melbourne University is looking to complete a placement at a farm with Highland Cattle. An integral part is the completion of an extra mural placement - voluntary 'work experience' done at farms, shelters and other animal care facilities. Currently looking at doing ...
Lainshaw Holm, Irvine Road, Stewarton Show Secretary: Kirsteen Henry firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 07714 352 418
Laight Farm, New Cumnock Show Secretary: Nairn Sloan email@example.com
Tel: 07799 371 916
Drymen Showfield, Drymen Show Secretary: David Steel firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 07796 867 100
Forfar Mart, Sunday 28th May, Gates open at 8am and Show Starts at 10am. East of Scotland Club Show.