Please click here to see the full fact sheet about Red Poll cattle from the Rare Breeds Survival Trust.
To encourage the collection of Breed Data,
the Society offers an annual subsidy of £125 to members who join the
Signet Beef Recording Scheme. The subsidy is paid on production of a
paid Signet invoice. For further details, please contact the...
In the Autumn 2012 Newsletter, an overview was given of the
findings of Dr. Pam Wiener and others at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh as
to the effects of the Myostatin variant in South Devons and it was reported
that we were hoping...
Myostatin is a gene which regulates the formation of muscle.
Various mutations of this gene have been found in cattle. The Red Poll, along
with the South Devons, Aberdeen Angus and
Belgian Blue, have the nt821 mutation. The most obvious effect of the...
An article from the Farmers Guardian - 8 March 2012
Starting up a rare breed dairy herd from scratch may be too much of a
challenge for some, but for John Butler and owner of Avenue Farms, Michael
Jarmon, it is a...
The Mission Statement of the Red Poll Cattle Society of Great
Britain reflects the constitution of the Society.
The Red Poll Cattle Society will serve
its members through enhancing the development of Red Poll cattle and
promoting their use within the livestock...