> Herefords are generally better and
> more hardier than Polled
> Herefords,we have found that
> Polled cattle of most breeds do
> not seem to do as well as those
> that are horned. The only
> exception is breeds that are
> always polled like Angus.The best
> way we have found to breed polled
> cattle with substance is to have
> horned genetics in their pedigree.
> This will occasionally give you a
> horned animal but what the heck if
> it increases productivity. Do all
> Americans miss spell Hereford or
> is it a different breed in your
> country? The English would be
> annoyed that their beloved
> Hereford is spelt a different way
> than it is meant to.
Okay Colin, just for giggles I'll try to give you an idea of the Southern Mississippi pronunciation of 'Hereford'.......hurrr-furred or her-ferd. Any yes, we do commonly mis-spell the word.....just out of curiosity, is it properly said with three sylables? He-re-ford?