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Northern Dairy Shorthorn - cow - England

Northern Dairy Shorthorn
(most common name)

(local/other name):
• Dales Shorthorn
• Northern Dairy Shorthorn (100% purebred)

The Northern Dairy Shorthorn was developed from the Teeswater strain of shorthorned cattle in an isolated area of the Pennines of the Yorkshire Dales in northeastern England.

The Northern Dairy Shorthorn is bred only for milk.

The Shorthorn breeds of Great Britain are:
• the Beef Shorthorn
• the Blended Red and White Shorthorn (BRWS)
• the Blue Albion
• the Dairy Shorthorn
• the Lincoln Red (historically)
• the Northern Dairy Shorthorn
• the Whitebred Shorthorn


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® England and read about other English cattle breeds.

The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference to see other breeds of cattle in the world.