SCBAShetland Cattle Breeders Association

The Versatile Shetland: The Smallholder's Cow

So you are a smallholder looking to introduce cattle onto your holding. Let's list a few of the more obvious considerations and see how the Shetland matches up.

So, whether you are an experienced smallholder or a complete novice, we believe the Shetland is the ideal cow for you. It has been honed by generations of Shetland crofters, yesteryear's smallholders, expressly to provide the qualities that today's smallholders are seeking. What's more, stock is readily available at very competitive prices.