Welsh Black cattle are a hardy breed of cattle originating from Wales. They are a very old breed, with records of them dating back to the 1600s. They are a small breed of cattle, with cows weighing between 500 and 600kg and bulls weighing between 700 and 800kg. Welsh Blacks have a black coat, with white markings around the eyes, muzzle, and udder. They have a docile temperament, making them an ideal choice for smallholders. They are well adapted to the cold and wet British climate and are very hardy and long-lived. They are a dual-purpose breed, being a good producer of both beef and milk. Welsh Black cattle are a popular breed, with a loyal following in Wales and beyond.