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Why You Should Keep Shetland Cattle

We call Shetlands a dual-purpose breed but a more accurate description would be multi-purpose. Whether you are a commercial farmer crossbreeding with beef bulls or running a multi-suckling herd, a conservation grazier or a smallholder, we believe Shetlands offer a unique combination of attributes to suit your needs:
Boquhapples Evergreen and Jess with their owner Boquhapples Evergreen and Jess with their owner Photo © Kate Sankey
For more detail on the suitability of Shetlands in particular roles, please see the following articles: