Originated in England and is one of
the oldest and most numerous of breeds.
Extremely hardy, has good
growth potential and calves easily. Bulls are docile and easy to handle.
Crosses well with other breeds.
Weight of bulls:
2200 to 2300 lbs.
Weight of cows:
1300 to 1500 lbs.
Reddish-brown in colour with
white on the head and chest. A white face is a dominant characteristic.
Animals can be horned or polled (born without horns).