Weird Cow Breeds - Gascon cattle

A beef breed which originates in the French Pyrenees, the Gascon breed is primarily used for beef production and best known for their unique grey colour.

Weird Cow Breeds - Glan Cattle

Formerly a multi-purpose breed with bulls weighing up to 1,200kgs, there are now only approximately 2,000 specimens remaining, making Glan cattle among the rarest in the world. Read all about the breed below.

Weird Cow Breeds - The Podolica

A domestic breed of cattle hailing from Southern Italy, with origins unknown, the Podolica are a triple purpose breed raised for meat, milk and draught purposes. Read all about the breed below.

Weird Cow Breeds - The Bargur

Next up on ‘Weird Cow Breeds’ is a multi-purpose breed originating from India and capable of milking up to 1,300kgs per lactation, the Bargur. Read all about the breed below.

Weird Cow Breeds - The Blue Grey

On ‘Weird Cow Breeds’ this week we feature the Blue Grey cattle, which are the result of crossing Galloway cows with a Shorthorn bull. Read about the breed below.

Weird Cow Breeds: Pinzgauer cattle

Originating in Salzburg in Austria, the Pinzgauer was only first listed as an official breed back in 1846. Read all about the history of the breed below!

Weird Cow Breeds: The Aure et Saint-Girons

Otherwise known as the Casta, The Aure et Saint-Girons is an endangered French breed of domestic cattle and this week’s featured breed. Almost wiped out of existence in the 80’s, Read all about it below.

Weird Cow Breeds: The Braford

This week, we profile the breed which was developed after the successful crossbreeding of Hereford and Brahman cattle. The result, the Braford. Read all about it below!

Weird Cow Breeds: The Gelbvieh

We are staying in Germany this week, as we profile the Bavarian Gelbvieh.

Weird Cow Breeds: Heck Cattle

What the ‘heck’ are Heck cattle? They are a German breed, developed by two brothers, causing significant controversy in the process. Read about them below.

Weird Cow Breeds: The wonderous Highland

This week it’s all about the king of the Scottish mountains and long, wavy hair, the glorious Highland.

Weird Cow Breeds: The Vosgienne, the mountain-dwelling, beautiful Swedish dual-purpose breed which can walk for miles.

On this week’s Weird Cow breeds, we have one of the most beautifully marked bovine breeds going, the Vosgienne.

Weird Cow Breeds: The Bazadaise, the small town French Beef breed, once the go-to animal for haulage.

On this week’s weird cow breeds, we are off to France, to profile the Bazadaise.