About the film archive
Learn about the history behind our documentary film archive from the 1940s.
The breeding of famous strains of British cattle.
Britain's prize herds
'British pedigree bulls have given new life to cattle in countries all over the world. Various prize herds are shown, including Ayrshire cattle, bred for milk production, Herefords, the famous beef herd of the West Midlands, and Shorthorns. Some champions are seen in the ring.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1946)
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