Highland cattle are a Scottish breed. They have long horns and long wavy coats that are coloured black, brindle, red, yellow, white or dun. Their long hair, gives the cattle its ability to winter harsh weather conditions. Bulls can weigh up to 800 kilograms (1,800 pounds) and cows up to 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds). They originated in the Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland and were first mentioned in the 6th century AD. Currently, they have been exported worldwide.