One has to press to get performance figures from Sandhills Farms’ Kevin Schultz. He and his wife Vera seem to come up with some of the top performing Hereford bulls and females around, but humility keeps them from talking about it too much. It’s likely that one will have to check American Hereford Association statistics to find out exactly how good his Central Kansas breeding stock is.
Lorna Marshallhas an eye for bulls. That comes in handy when she’s looking to acquire a good one for ABS, the world’s largest bovine genetics company. They come from anywhere, but they’re going to produce a good healthy calf that gains well and carries a good carcass. “A multi-trait bull” is what she considers the best.
Colorado cattleman Marshall Ernsthas put his background in the meat industry to good use. He currently chairs the Certified Hereford Beef program and also maintains a herd of about 30 cattle. What pleases him most is to see the CHB label in a grocery store.