A Brief History and Comment

1846 – The first Herd Book was published

1878 –  The Hereford Herd Book Society was formed

1886 – The Herd Book was Closed

The Memorandum of Association of the Hereford Cattle Society States:

The Objects for which the Society is established:

“To maintain unimpaired the Purity of and improve the breed of cattle known as Herefords, and to promote impartially the breeding of all the various tribes, families, and strain, of such cattle.”

Why Original Population ‘Traditional’ Herefords?