Hillcroft Conservation Grazing

Cattle data sheet

Name: Thorncroft Gillyflower


Description: Black points and very large round belly (even when not in calf). Many small greyish spots on shoulders. Two of her calves were born early: Goosander (37 weeks) and Goldeneye (35 weeks) -- as in humans, cattle pregnancy is normally 40 weeks. Twice, Gilly has successfully fostered calves whose own mothers did not have enough milk, and she has also been our house-cow.

Ear tag number: 00169

Born: 1999

Breed: British White

Type: Cow

Offspring: (Gorse) - Genista - Grayling - (Goosander) - Goldeneye. Foster-calves: Blackcap - Peperoni

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