Originally from Herefordshire the British bred Hereford Beef Cattle breed has grown to over five million purebred animals world-wide. First exported to Kentucky as far back as 1817 the breed has now spread all across Canada, through Mexico and the United States of America. The typical Hereford Bull weighs in at 1800 1bs and a female at 1200 1bs, the average bull stands at 59.8 inches and the female at 55 inches. Keeping careful records of every animal that is born as a purebred Hereford Bull or female is incredibly important to establish blood lines and authenticity. These professional Bookkeepers Hereford such as https://office-support.co.uk are crucial to keeping these important records up to date and accurate.
These incredibly hardy animals have proven to thrive in harsh climates in every continent that they have been exported to, such as Russia, Japan, Scandinavia, Australia, South Africa and all over Europe. Their traditional colours of red and white allow them to be easily identified and the two distinct varieties of Horned and Polled, (hornless) are clearly recognised amongst top breeders. This natural genetic mutation was first recorded in 1889 and a rancher in Iowa really capitalised on the Polled cattle by starting an official registry.
Accurate Bookkeeping was again essential for making sure every animal was registered and recorded, its gender, size and parental ancestry had to be meticulously entered into a database so that proof of the animal being part of the purebred Hereford registry was proven beyond a shadow of a doubt.