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High standard of Herefords line up at the Canterbury Show

The 2014 Christchurch Show’s Hereford classes were dominated by the Jandoc and Duncraigen Studs...

Hooked on Herefords newsletter - October issue

The latest issue of the NZHA member newsletter is available now. Click here to view the latest issue.

Beef Bonus Goes Begging

NZ is almost unique in having a dairy-beef tradition, which could be exploited for the doubling of annual beef production and export earnings. The opportunites that lie within the NZ Dairy Beef industry... click here to read the full article - courtesy of The NZ Farmers Weekly, October 13, 2014


The first  of the NZHA Breeder Think Tanks is to be held in the upper North Island in late November. The South Auckland Hereford Club will host the forum in Hamilton on Saturday 22nd November, at the Hamilton Airport Motel and Conference Centre starting at 10:30am...


With the successes of the Hereford Tru-Test Super Sires and Honda Motorcycles Impact Sires classes at Ag Innovation this year, now is the time for breeders to be considering entering a bull in either of the classes for 2015.

NZ Hereford breeders have enjoyed an exceptionally strong sale season this year, making it an opportune time for breeders to put selected  bulls forward for these classes and support the very positive Hereford trend...

2015 National Hereford Herd Tour

Hosted by the Eastland Hereford Club - 22nd-25th March 2015. Click here for more information


Click here to view the outstanding results from recent registered Hereford bull sales...

Mix and Maximise

'Ross and Tracey Laing breed 60% of their herd to Herefords to maximise dairy-beef calf sales...' Read their story here (courtesy of NZ Dairy Exporter, September edition)


Hereford Friesian cross calves are fetching astounding premium prices in parts of New Zealand as the annual round of calf sales gets into full swing...

NZ Hereford – Merial Ancare Merit Dairy Sires 2014

View a list of breeders with bulls identified as 2014 Merit Dairy Sires here or for more information about this programme and to find out why these registered yearling sires are particularly suited to use for dairy beef breeding click read more...

2014 Registered Hereford Bull Sales & Results

Click here for registered NZ Hereford bull sale dates and catalogues. Click here for 2014 sale results...


Hereford breeders are enjoying a strong sale season and have reclaimed some market share against other beef breeds says PGG Wrightson national genetics manager Bruce Orr...

Herefords Dominate at AgInnovation 2014

Top honours at AgInnovation 2014 went to Okahu Trust and Hereford bull Okahu Sonny Bill who was named Supreme Champion Hereford and PGG Wrightson Champion of Champion.

Hereford judge Stuart Robbie, and his family, then went on to clearly illustrate how much he backed the bull and his decision to place the Okahu bull Supreme Hereford and took him home to their Otapawa stud for a price tag of $40,000.

Field day at iconic North Canterbury station informs and challenges

Close to 200 farmers turned out to the Mendip Hills Station, Importance of the Beef Cow field day recently...


The 2014 issue of the annual NZ Herefords magazine is now available. If you would like to receive a complimentary copy and be added to our mailing list for future copies please send us your name and address details by clicking here.

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The Real Benefits of Hybrid Vigour Revealed

The financial benefits of using registered Hereford bulls over black cows is the focus of a new hybrid vigour marketing campaign just launched by the NZ Hereford Association...

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