Poyser," said Captain Donnithorne, when he had sufficiently admired the dairy and given several improvised opinions on Swede turnips and shorthorns.
Hetty blushed a deep rose-colour when Captain Donnithorne entered the dairy and spoke to her; but it was not at all a distressed blush, for it was inwreathed with smiles and dimples, and with sparkles from under long, curled, dark eyelashes; and while her aunt was discoursing to him about the limited amount of milk that was to be spared for butter and cheese so long as the calves were not all weaned, and a large quantity but inferior quality of milk yielded by the shorthorn, which had been bought on experiment, together with other matters which must be interesting to a young gentleman who would one day be a landlord, Hetty tossed and patted her pound of butter with quite a self-possessed, coquettish air, slyly conscious that no turn of her head was lost.
On other points he's as level-headed as a breeder of shorthorns
, which is what he happens to be.
He knew of the presence of the mountain lion, adrift down from Mendocino County, ere the first shorthorn
calf was slain, and came home from the encounter, torn and bleeding, to attest what he had discovered and to be the cause of Harley Kennan riding trail next day with a rifle across his pommel.
If I wan't an ornery shorthorn
at the business, I'd be accumulatin' them rings on your fingers instead of being polite," he retorted.
The herd of pedigree dairy Shorthorns
dates back more than 80 years and was established by the late Geoffrey Baynes.
is their name, By Sally Matthews of sculpture fame.
On the same day, Beef Shorthorns
topped Chelford's sale of Native British Breeding Cattle.
One of the most famous Shorthorns
in history is the Durham Ox.
Ian and his mother, Mary, along with sister Wendy Young, were showing their Churchroyd partnership pedigree Dairy Shorthorns
Thomas Bates, of Kirklevington, was a major breeder of Shorthorn
Cattle, all Shorthorns
can be traced back to bulls from this area.
The composite breed began in 1962 at the University of Minnesota with an experimental herd of Milking Shorthorns
crossed with red Holsteins.