Sire of Distinction

Sire of DistinctionThe Sires of Distinction program recognizes superior Hereford bulls. The American Hereford Association Board of Directors initiated the program in August 2007 to recognize Hereford bulls that sire efficient, fertile and productive females. To be honored as a Sire of Distinction a bull must have produced daughters that have received at least seven Dams of Distinction awards.
 
Bulls attaining the Sire of Distinction status are recognized with “SOD” after their names when doing an animal or EPD inquiry on Hereford.org.

 

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You’re Invited to Participate in Shedding Research

 Hereford breeders are invited to participate in a genetic research project searching for the genetic marker for hair shedding. Those who are willing to send in samples will get their animals genotyped free of charge.

For more information, log on to Jared Decker’s blog or contact him by e-mail or at 573-882-2504.

Certified Hereford Beef Sire of Distinction

The Certified Hereford Beef Sire of Distinction (CHBS) program recognized 957 Hereford bulls that have excelled in carcass traits. Download Full Report

AHA Announces 2015 Dams, Sires of Distinction

For 2015, 2,385 Hereford cows from 646 Hereford performance herds in 40 different states earned the honor of being named a Dam of Distinction by the AHA.
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