Randall Lineback Cattle

Vermont's first official State Heritage Breed

Daisy gives birth to her third calf

This is a normal calving sequence featuring Daisy, one of my Randall Linebacks. Lucky for all of us, everything went smoothly!

Welcome Randall Lineback and Dairy Enthusiasts

Hi everyone! In case you don’t already know me, let me introduce myself and my intentions for my new blog. I live in northern Vermont and I am a life long farmer (dairyman). I have spent most of my life working with dairy cows. I have been working with the Randall Linebacks for about 5 [...]

Daisy and Dolly Come Home

Due to the dairy barn being full for the winter, there was no room for my “pets” project… so my Randall Linebacks, Daisy and Dolly, had to come home. I built them a small loafing shed next door at my woodworking shop, pulled it down the road with my tractor, intsalled 1200 feet of fence [...]


Randall Linebacks are a rare breed of cattle which originated in Vermont and are steadily gaining popularity. Here you will find photos and stories about my own Randall Linebacks, as well as my experiences on New England dairy farms.

My childhood home, Randall Farms of Mt. Sinai, NY is also a subject near and dear to me. I have been collecting photos and memories and will share some of them here.

(The name is a coincidence; historic Randall Farms and the Randall Lineback breed bear no known connection.)