Weird Cow Breeds: The Maremmana

The Maremmana hail from Italy, though there are suggestions that it descended from Asiatic grey cattle, though nobody truly knows. Read more about the breed below!

Weird Cow breeds: Pineywoods cattle

This week, we profile they descendants of Spanish stock left along the Atlantic and Gulf coast of America, the Pineywood.

Weird Cow Breeds; The Gir

The Gir is one of the best dairy cattle in the world and have produced a record 3182kgs per lactation!

Weird Cow Breeds: The Beefalo

Sometimes accidents can bring greatness, such as the accidental crossing of the American Bison and regular cattle. The result, The beefalo!

Weird Cow Breeds: Romagnola, once used as a living tractor!

This week, we head to Italy to feature the Romagnola, the breed once used for their huge muscles.

Weird Cow Breeds: The Tarentaise, the hardy breed, capable of living in the Alps!

The Tarentaise is known for having been mixed less than other breeds in France and can strive in the toughest of conditions.

Weird Cow Breeds: The Maine-Anjou, with bulls up to 1,400kgs!

This week, we are again in France, profiling the muscular Maine-Anjou.

Weird Cow Breeds: Red Poll –The dual-purpose breed that dates back to the 19th century!

This week, we profile Red Poll, a dual-purpose breed that developed as a result of crossing the Norfolk Red and Suffolk Dun.

Weird Cow Breeds; The Chianina, the breed that broke world records.

This week on weird cow breeds, it’s all about the Chianina, one of the world’s oldest and heaviest breeds.

Weird Cow Breeds: The Florida Cracker - The oldest native breed in the US.

This week we are all about the US and the oldest native breed in existence, the Florida Cracker.

Weird Cow breeds: Chillingham wild cattle, the castle-dwelling bovine with just over 100 left in existence.

This week on Weird Cow breeds, we profile the royalty of the bovine breeds, the Chillingham cattle.

Weird Cow Breeds: Droimeann- One of Ireland’s rarest cattle breeds

The most famous Droimeann is Big Beartha, who died just months before her 49th birthday, giving birth to 39 calves.

Weird Cow Breeds: The White Park - The bovine breed of Irish Mythology.

On this week’s Weird Cow breeds, we are looking into the rare breed that dates back over 2,000 years, the White Park.

Weird Cow Breeds: The Irish Moiled

This week we turn our attention to our own shores with the Irish moiled once a common sight now a rarity.

Weird Cow Breeds: Introducing the Dexter, the miniature bovine which comes from Ireland!

This week after Kevin’s trip down to one of Ireland’s largest Dexter farms, we profile the miniature breed that is the Dexter.

Weird Cow Breeds: Afrikaner- A breed with some of the first recorded herds dating back to the 15th century!

Are you familiar with this old South African breed? Would they be suitable for Irish soil?