From the EB Classic Encyclopedia of 1911
The Red Poll
breed, though old, has only come into prominence within recent years. They were
known as the East Anglian Polls, and later as the Norfolk and Suffolk Polled
cattle, being confined chiefly to...
The Red Poll is derived from the original cattle of Norfolk and Suffolk.
Norfolk cow, which was a beef type, frequently blood red in colour (and
described in 1787 as ... "fattening as freely and finishing as highly
at three years old as...
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...
Red Poll Cattle were a rare breed for many years.
The Society was supported by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust until
the breeding stock of Red Poll cows exceeded 2000 in the UK when it
moved to the RBST's Watch List and...