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Highland Cattle Show

Date: Aug 07 - Aug 08, 2020
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Highland cow and calf waiting for the Highland Cattle show to begin

We offer Highland Cattle Open shows at the Boulder County Fair. Please see the Highland Cattle Rules Below.

Highland Cattle have long horns and long, wavy, woolly coats that are colored red, ginger, black, dun, yellow, white, grey, "silver" (white but with a black nose and ears), or tan, and they also may be brindled. Highlands are raised primarily for their meat. They originated in the Highlands and Outer Hebrides islands of Scotland and were first mentioned in the 6th century AD.

They are a hardy breed, having been bred to withstand the conditions in the Scottish Highlands. Their long hair gives the breed its ability to overwinter. Bulls can weigh up to 1,800 pounds and cows can weigh up to 1,100 pounds. Their milk generally has a very high butterfat content, and their meat, regarded as of the highest quality, is gaining mainstream acceptance as it is lower in cholesterol than other varieties of beef.

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Highland Cattle Show
Aug 07 - Aug 08, 2020
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