The Randall or Randall Lineback cow is a purebred remnant of lineback-patterned cattle once common in New England. It was traditionally a multipurpose breed used for both dairy and beef but whose size, docility and willingness also made it a capable draft animal. Despite its origins as a popular breed, it almost entirely disappeared from crossbreeding with Holsteins.
With the efforts of a few conservationists the breed is now coming back from the brink of extinction. Randall beef has an incredibly sweet fragrance and is both tender and flavorful.
We are a small family farm focusing on rare and heritage breeds of livestock and poultry and heirloom seeds. We also utilize some animal-powered farming methods, and are proponents of farming "the old way". We grow most of what we eat and strive to be more sustainable as we go along. (more...)
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