Beef Cattle

Beef Cattle — Hereford

Update: November 16, 2015

The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum has a new Hereford bull!

Hercules was born on January 19, 2011 at Spring Valley Farm in Carleton Place. We welcome Hercules to the farm family!

Find more pictures of Hercules on our Facebook page


Horse and Cattle Barn, Canada Agriculture and Food Museum


Hereford cattle first came to Canada in 1860 from the County of Herefordshire in Britain. It is the most popular breed in Canada. About 70 percent of Canadian beef cattle have some Hereford ancestry. Herefords are primarily red with white faces and can be horned or polled (hornless).

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