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Miniature Highland Cattle

 

Today’s Mini Highlanders are descended from Kyloes Highland & West Highland cattle - Kyloes are primarily black and West highland cattle refers to the Hebrides Island to the west of Scotland

 

Known for their even temperament, strong mothering instincts, ease of calving and low maintenance, the Mini Highlanders are destined to be one of the most sought after mini cattle. Once an ancient and forgotten species, these “new” cattle are sure to find a good home in the modern world.

 

Cows can be bred at 18mths / 2 years.

Calves have been described as just like Teddy bears or the spitting image of an Ewok, from Star Wars and will melt the heart of all.

Height at maturity is 42inches {measurement taken at hip/hook bone}

 

Mini Highland cattle come in a wide range of colours:

Red, Yellow, Black, Dun, White, and Brindle.

 

Needs:

  • Pasture grass and hay when required.
  • Mineral / salt block when required
  • Shelter/shade
  • Clean fresh water
  • Regular worming and vaccinations ie. Leptospirosis

 

Reason to own a mini Highlander:

  • Hardiness
  • Extremely strong maternal instinct
  • Adaptability
  • Excellent feed conversion
  • Temperament

 

 

Calves have been described

as just like Teddy bears