Kōrero: Dairying and dairy products

Milking Shorthorn cows

Milking Shorthorn cows

Milking or dairy Shorthorn cows, bred for milk production, were the first dairy cows to arrive in New Zealand, and for a long time they were New Zealand's most popular cattle breed.

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Beginnings of New Zealand’s dairy industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15683/milking-shorthorn-cows (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008