BRITISH WHITE CATTLE
Gentle Easy-Keeping ancient polled Park Cattle of the British Isles
in Your Pastures!
Step back in
Inviting everyone to take a look at the ancient
British White cattle breed and see what's happening here at this
Southeast Texas ranch.
For both the seedstock and commercial rancher, the
polled British White
gives all you can ask in carcass traits, feed efficiency,
fertility, calving ease, hardiness, gentleness, and more, along with
greater heat tolerance.
The British White breed is a uniquely beautiful and very ancient
cattle breed with a noble heritage in the British Isles dating back
thousands of years, where we find them revered and magified in old oral
Celtic tales, customs, and laws. . . long before the advent of the
The special nature and qualities of
the polled British White have been preserved for enjoyment today by both
the breeder and the consumer of finely marbled and tender British White
". . .
a bull feast was made. A white bull killed, . . ."
High King of Ireland
“He is called Fiachaidh Fionnoladh,
for oladh is a name for a
cow, and most of the cows of Ireland were white (fionn) in his
time; hence he was called Fiachaidh Fionnoladh. Know that,
according to Stowe's Chronicle, there were Scots residing in Aiba in the
year of the Lord 73, very soon after Fiachaidh Fionnoladh held the
sovereignty of Ireland, and that was before Cairbre Riada lived. And
this Fiachaidh was treacherously slain by the rustic tribes of Ireland.”
(The History of Ireland
;BOOK I-II, Section 38; Page 237; Author: Geoffrey Keating)
All Cattle Bred & Reared
at J.West Cattle Company are registerable with either the
ABWPA or the
BWCAA . . . . and we hope to
see the re-joining of the two breed associations in the coming
years, a win-win for everyone in this 21st century. The feud of the late 90's has lasted quite long enough
-- the cattle all go back to the same stock. The
UK mother org for the breed has
long since recognized that . . .