Hereford breed

Originating from England in the 18th century, the Hereford breed addressed the local low-producing working cattle, to improve the traits for a successful dairy breed, such as early maturation and increased milk yields.

For 200 years the Hereford breed has favorably been bred in the USA, with the establishment of the first herd-book, subsequently the cattle breed was exported throughout the world, to countries such as Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South America. The breeding success determined its worldwide abundance. Typically for the breed are the red fur color whereas the head, the dewlap and the lower part of the belly and the limbs are white. The head is small and wide.

Currently, the Hereford breed is the most widespread breeding cattle in the world.
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