Randall Lineback Cattle

Vermont's first official State Heritage Breed

Randalls in Mt. Sinai, Part 2

After Sylvester Randall’s final departure for the California gold fields, his son John stayed in Miller Place, and in 1867 married Eliza Catherine Davis. The young couple resided with John’s mother Fanny and brother Stephen in Miller Place, where they had three children: Eloise, born 1868 Forrest, born 1870 Edna, born 1872 In┬áMarch 1876,┬áJohn and [...]


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.)