KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For 2015, 2,385 Hereford cows from 646 Hereford performance herds in 40 states earned the honor of being named a Dam of Distinction by the American Hereford Association (AHA).
For 35 years Rausch Herefords, Hoven, S.D., has led Hereford breeders with the most cows qualifying as Dams of Distinction. With 427 cows recognized, South Dakota is the top state again this year.more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hereford youth can vie for nearly $30,000 in scholarships each summer during the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE). Applications for this summer’s awards must be submitted by April 1.more
BR Nitro Aventus 3116 ET won the grand champion horned bull title at the Fort Worth National Hereford Show Feb. 1, 2016, during the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show in Fort Worth, Texas. The grand champion polled bull honors went to C Black Hawk Down ET.
Randy Daniels, Colbert, Ga., judged the 220-head show. The Hereford show honored James Walker of W4 Ranch, Morgan, Texas, and the polled honoree was Maynard and Sandi Warnken of Rockin’ W Polled Herefords, Schulenburg, Texas.
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Herefords set records in the Yards and on the Hill at the National Western Stock Show Jan. 14-16 in Denver. A total of 802 Herefords were exhibited throughout the three-day event, which is an increase of 24 head compared to 2015. There were 349 head in the open show, 151 in the junior show, 43 pens of bulls, 29 heifer pens and nine carloads.
Below are three press releasses related to the Hereford activities in Denver. Photos are available at http://www.herefordphotoshop.com/media
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Shane Bedwell has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Director of Breed Improvement of the American Hereford Association (AHA).
In this role, Shane will lead the AHA performance department and oversee the National Reference Sire Program (NRSP) and Whole Herd Total Performance Records (TPR™) program.more