Randall Lineback Cattle

Vermont's first official State Heritage Breed

Barn up 2010

After a very long and productive summer here at the farm, today was the day we brought all the cattle home to be put in the barn for the winter. We have rented 10 stalls at a farm in St. Johnsbury to board 10 bred heifers for the winter as we dont have room here [...]

Home for the winter

The girls are home for the winter. Daisy is bred and is due sometime in late May. Dolly aborted in October and is short bred to Solo Red. And Daliah is bred to Jules and is due in June. They arrived home on Dec. 1st. This is the latest we have had our dry cows [...]

Are you ready to own a Randall Lineback?

I have received many phone calls over the years from people wanting to discuss owning bovines, raising a calf or other questions. It has been great to talk you all. I would like to share with you a list of questions I suggest you ask yourself if you don’t have experience owning large animals.¬†Answer these [...]

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 [...]

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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.)

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