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Chillingham Cattle Bos primigenius Shoulder height 1-1.5m aka White Cattle. Probably resemble the ancestors of modern breeds, which are extremely variable in appearance. Adult Chillingham Cattle have shaggy white coats with a reddish line above the dark nose; the skin of the ears is also reddish. Male (bull) is larger and stockier than female (cow). Both sexes have yellowish horns; those of male are larger than female’s. Juvenile (calf) resembles a small, hornless adult with cleaner coat.
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Chillingham Cattle Bos primigenius Shoulder height 1-1.5m aka White Cattle. Probably resemble the ancestors of modern breeds, which are extremely variable in appearance. Adult Chillingham Cattle have shaggy white coats with a reddish line above the dark nose; the skin of the ears is also reddish. Male (bull) is larger and stockier than female (cow). Both sexes have yellowish horns; those of male are larger than female’s. Juvenile (calf) resembles a small, hornless adult with cleaner coat.

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Date: 30 Jun 2013
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