American Devon Milking Cow: Bos taurus taurus
Distribution and Habitat
Only found in the United States. They are now extinct from Devonshire, England, where they have been crossed with other cattle and the true breed no longer exists.
Devon Cows thrive in a wide range of climates.
Devon Cows are ruby red with black-tipped white horns. They are medium in size, cows weighing 1,100 pounds and bulls 1,600 pounds and calves range 75-100 pounds. Body is compact with a straight topline, square set legs and well-formed udders.
- The Devon Cow is noted for their gentle demeanor.
- They are intelligent and easy to work with on farms.
- There are only 600 true breed Devon Cows left in the United States.