Entry from British & World English dictionary
An animal of a breed of red and white beef cattle.
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- By 1920 pure or mixed Herefords and shorthorns accounted for more than a third of the eight and a half million cattle in the region, and Rambouillets and Lincolns made up a significant share of the four and a half million sheet.
- In 1909, Marsh concluded that Aberdeen Angus cattle were more inclined to consume locoweed than were Herefords.
- A handful of breeders insist there are now only half a dozen herds of thoroughbred Herefords left in Australia.
early 19th century: named after Hereford, England, where it originated.