Chirikof Island cattle are a breed originating from Chirikof Island in Alaska. They are known for their hardiness and ability to thrive in harsh, remote environments. Chirikof Island cattle have a medium to large build, with a dark brown to black coat and white markings on the face, legs, and underbelly. They are adaptable and have a calm temperament, making them a popular choice for small-scale farmers and commercial operations in remote areas with challenging climates and conditions. Chirikof Island cattle are prized for their high meat production and for their ability to forage efficiently, which helps to minimize feed costs.