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The Spring Show & Sale - Tuesday 4th April at Hereford Mart.

To view all Entries please Click Here or the front of the catalogue below.

Judging commences at 9.00am sharp under the watchful eye of David Smyth, Magheraknock Herefords, Northern Ireland.

A select group of sixteen Show Heifers are available from some the UK’s leading herds, all of which are Members of CheCS accredited Herd Health Schemes. These young heifers could help form the basis of new pedigree herd or be a great addition to existing bloodlines.

In the male section there are some top bulls for sale including six Superior Carcase Sires. These are bulls which have been identified from their Breedplan records as having potential to produce improved carcase quality in their progeny. Purchasers of a “Superior Carcase Sire” will be eligible to claim £5.00 per calf on the progeny of the bull - confined to a maximum of 100 calves during a claim period of up to 4 years (3 crops of calves) from the purchase date of the bull. Bulls qualifying for this incentive will be highlighted within the notes of the sale catalogue.

Also available are 13 promising For Sale Only Females, including a consignment of five Eldersfield heifers. 

All Entries have been TB tested, BVD tested & vaccinated and DNA profiled.

Many of the animals on offer are available for re-test i.e. purchased for Export including; Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Shetland and Orkneys.

The Society would like to go record in thanking its Sponsors; Meadow Quality Ltd, Nordic Star Tags and the Farmers Guardian for their continued support. Sponsor representatives will be available to answer any questions throughout the sale.

To view all Entries please Click Here or the front of the catalogue below.

To find out about developments in the Hereford Breed please go to the Latest News...........

The modern attributes of Hereford Cattle, combined with those that have made the breed the cornerstone of the beef producing industry for so many years, make it the natural choice of Quality Beef producers.Hereford Cattle have stood the test of time for well over 200 years and today offer tremendous opportunities to Beef Cattlemen wishing to produce Quality Beef naturally and economically.

In light of the many problems that have beset the Beef industry in recent years, in no small measure contributed to by the intensification of farming methods, it is the Hereford with it's unique ability of producing top Quality Beef naturally from grass and grass related products that can lead the way to a safer and more secure future for Beef Producers in this country.

Extensive, organic and economic methods of beef production are now without question key factors to a successful future and it is Hereford Cattle that excel when bred and reared under such conditions producing naturally marbled beef, which is succulent and full of flavour.

Hereford beef is now acclaimed by many leading purveyors of Quality Beef from all over the world for its succulence and flavour meeting the demands of today's discerning customers.

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