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East-central Alberta may be a long way from Scotland, but these Highland cattle don’t look out of place in the rolling hills near Czar.

Hardy Highland cattle right at home in the hills of east-central Alberta

They calve easily and don’t turn up their nose at poor 
pasture lands — but their stubborn streak can be vexing

There were a few raised eyebrows when Jaylyn Ettinger decided to build a Highland cattle herd. “My dad thought we were crazy,” said Ettinger, who farms with husband Grant Marchand near Czar in east-central Alberta. But in the three years since the couple bought their first five Highland cattle, he’s come around. “Now he loves […] Read more