Location & climate Land Use Education Research Staff Japanese


A total of 150 beef cattle and 100 horses are kept in the farm. The breeds are there including Japanese shorthorn (120 heads), Hereford (5 heads) and crossbreed (25 heads) on cattle, and Hokkaido native breed (85 heads), Thoroughbred (5 heads) and crossbreed (10 heads) on horses. Those animals are reared on grazing pastures in summer, and fed storage on barns in winter. Hokkaido native horses are kept outdoor throughout year, especially.

Hokkaido native horses grazing on
pasture in spring

Japanese shorthorn cattle resting on
pasture in summer

Japanese shorthorn cattle fatted
with mainly corn silage on dry lot

Hokkaido native horses moving on
woodland pasture in winter