. Beginnings in animal husbandry. Livestock; Poultry. THE BREEDS OF CATTLE 53 on the island. Some time before 1671, white faced cattle were brought from Holland to Hereford, and some think the Herefords get their white faces from these cattle. Late in the eighteenth century, the common color of the breed was red with a white face. As with the Shorthorn, a number of men became noted Hereford improvers and did much for these cattle. The Tomkins family is the most famous of early days. There was Benjamin the Elder, who died in 1789, and Benjamin the Younger, who died in 1815. These men produced m
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