These cattle are known for their vigor and foraging ability and for their longevity, many females live and produce calves beyond the age of 15 years. Bulls are capable of remaining profitable at stud to the age of 12 or more. Many breeders keep their elderly cattle until they die of natural causes.


Hereford cattle are a widely-used breed in temperate areas, mainly for beef production. … The Hereford’s temperament is more docile thus allowing easier handling than other cattle breeds. Its meat quality is very good, rivaling  that of Angus, another “British Breed”, known for ‘marbling’ (intramuscular fat).


Hereford Beef contains plenty of marbled fat throughout the different cuts of meat. … The meat is full of flavour and extremely succulent, meaning it tastes fantastic.

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