Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Red Poll

Contributor(s): CABI, Vetstream Ltd, Tracy Anderton

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Introduction

  • Image kindly supplied by Elizabeth Alderson.

Biological Data

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Weight

  • Male:
    • Birth: 40kg.
    • Mature: 750-900kg.
  • Female:
    • Birth: 38kg.
    • Mature: 545-600kg.

Height

  • Female (mature): 127-132cm.
  • Male (mature): 140-150cm.

Colors and distuingishing features

  • Polled, medium sized animal, deep red in color.
  • White tail switch.
  • Breed society permits some white on the udder.
  • Flesh coloured nose.
  • Their hornless trait has been ascribed to Galloway Galloway (qv) infusion in the 18th century, but this is hypothetical.

Breed History and Information

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Societies

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Further Reading

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