red poll

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red poll

or Red Poll
Any of a breed of reddish, hornless cattle developed in England and raised for milk and meat.
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Red Poll


Red Polled

(Breeds) a red hornless short-haired breed of beef and dairy cattle
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: poll - hornless short-haired breed of beef and dairy cattle
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
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Later, he was employed by Oakview Acres of McLeansboro to exhibit their Red Poll beef cattle and finished his show cattle career with prominent Brown Swiss dairyman Francis H.
On August 4 this year a document was filed to notify Companies House that chairman John Dickson, who was the Tyneside and Northumberland Business Executive of the Year in 2013, was no longer a person with significant control, with separate papers being filed showing Red Poll Holdings of Guildford then held 75% or more of the shares of the company.
At that time we were still at the planning stage and I was looking at other breeds, including the Hereford and Red Poll," Steve recalled.
The Red Poll is a dual-purpose breed from England and was developed in the early 1800s.
The distressed animal, a 10-month-old Red Poll steer, was weaned on Thursday and put in a field with other young split from their mums.
CHINESE Lanterns have yet again posed risks to the herd of rare breed Red Poll cattle, at The Grange Farm in Mickle Trafford, near Chester, following the New Year''s Eve festivities.
Terry Mance, who breeds Red Poll Cattle, at his farm in moorland Staffordshire, said: "They've just gone in the wrong direction and lost their connection with the agricultural side of things.
As well as awarding a prize for the Supreme Beef Cattle Championship, Waitrose is sponsoring Native Breed classes for Welsh Black, Sussex, Aberdeen Angus, Longhorn, Lincoln Red, Murray Grey, Beef Shorthorn, British White, Galloway, Belted Galloway, Hereford, Highland, South Devon, Devon and Red Poll.
The cattle, of the Red Poll breed, have unique passports so they cannot be sold illegally.
Red Poll The Red Poll breed was developed in England by crossing native cattle from the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.