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COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:Scotland during 19th century (North european polled cattle).
COLOUR: Black or Red.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Originally polled and horned breeds were raised in Aberdeenshire, but the modern cattle are naturally polled (since 1862 Polled Herdbook).
REFERENCES: Felius, M 1995, ‘Cattle breeds: an encyclopedia’, Misset, Doetinchem, pp.52-53.
Loubser, A, Schutte, N & Hofmeyer I 2007, ‘Cattle breeds of South Africa : an index of breeds and overview of industry’, Agriconnect, Pretoria, pp.114-117.
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