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Hereford cattle

Hereford cattle (hûr´fərd), breed of beef cattle originated in Herefordshire, England, and thought to be descended from the primitive cattle of the country. They are medium-to-large, deep-bodied, thick-fleshed animals with white faces and white markings. Probably first brought to the United States in 1817 by Henry Clay, they are now the predominating breed on the Western ranges. A polled (hornless) Hereford strain developed in the United States by selective breeding is now very popular. Herefords are also widely raised in Australia and South America.

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Hereford

Her·e·ford / ˈhərfərd; ˈherə-/ • n. an animal of a breed of red and white beef cattle.

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Hereford

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