When reporting a cattle incident, you may be asked to identify which breed was involved. If you don’t know your Aberdeen Angus from your Whitebred Shorthorn, here are some useful sites to help you decide.
10 Native British Cattle Breeds
A selection of the ten most common native breeds in the UK, from the excellent Countryfile team.
Rare and Native Breeds Cattle
18 common and rare breeds found in the UK, supplied by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) with links to further information on each one.
List of Cattle Breeds – Wikipedia
If you can’t find what you need above, Wikipedia lists 800 breeds of cattle, from around the world, including photographs of most of them.
Don’t forget, you don’t need to be able to identify the breed before you report an incident to us, but it helps if you can. Report an Incident here.
Featured photo credit: lydia harper