This article suggest cows who life the whole year outside. I know there are some scotish breed who cope with that.
Do you have farmers who have their cattle whole year outside!?
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on May 27, 2011
at 09:00 PM
I don't know where you're from but in Holland we have: http://www.wildrundvlees.nl (wild beef).
And it's from exactly that: Schotse Hooglanders (Scottish Highlanders) or just: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_cattle
The organisation's primary goal is preservation of natural landscapes for which they need animals that graze. The surplus animals go to the butcher. Consumers can order once a month and always a minimum of 8 kilograms. Sweet deal.
on July 14, 2011
at 12:18 AM
In spite of our cold Idaho temperatures, our hardy angus cattle spend the whole year outside. Even in the winter they are out on pasture, although we supplement them with sweet-smelling green hay. This allows them to move freely, and to pick at dried forage as they desire. Lack of confinement also means healthier cattle as well.