Greater accuracy across a greater number of beef breeds are the key features in an important ‘second-generation’ poll gene market test launched recently The new Australian Poll Gene Marker test will determine with high accuracy if an animal is ‘true polled’ (homozygous) and measures the likelihood that a polled animal carries only the polled gene. … Continue reading Greater accuracy, breed coverage in second-gen poll gene marker test
2012 Miniature Herefords Virtual Cattle Show
Welcome to the second Virtual Cattle Show for Miniature Herefords. Although entries were slow to start coming in there are many more than last year which is encouraging. One person had to pull out reluctantly when her computer refused to co-operate with recording photos. However, when that is remedied she is going to start photographing … Continue reading 2012 Miniature Herefords Virtual Cattle Show
Miniature Hereford News – Official Publication of the MHBA – January 2012 edition
The magazine can be downloaded from here - http://miniatureherefordnews.com/downloads/ There are lots of photos, show results and some interesting stories. Becket Fall Foliage Sale This article is about a miniature Hereford sale in Pike, New Hampshire. It lists quite a few new purchasers and lists the animals they bought. One interesting quote is They are … Continue reading Miniature Hereford News – Official Publication of the MHBA – January 2012 edition
Exactly what is a miniature Hereford
Reproduced with permission from Janet Poole (email@example.com) There is a lot of misunderstanding being perpetrated regarding the classification of Miniature Herefords, making them out to be a separate breed, which they are not. It is also causing unnecessary confusion among new owners and potential breeders. Quite simply the animal is a Hereford first by breed … Continue reading Exactly what is a miniature Hereford
Miniature Hereford success at the Launceston show.
Boomer Creek Miniature Herefords and their genetics had amazing success at the Launceston Show in Tasmania. Click here to seem photos and details of the results. Their poll miniature Hereford bull - Boomer Creek Felix won the progeny class on the day. Here is Boomer Creek Felix in his 'work wear'.