• 4609 Airport Freeway
  • Fort Worth, Texas 76117
  •   817-831-3161

Texas Hereford Association

The Texas Hereford Association had its beginning in a San Antonio, Texas, boot shop on November 7, 1899, and the four men who are identifiable in this painting helped make Texas Hereford history on that important day. Captain William S. (Sude) Ikard of Henrietta, the first breeder of Hereford cattle in the state of Texas, featured in the center of the painting, has just been elected to serve as the first president of the newly formed Texas Hereford Association, and he is being congratulated by Col. B. C. Rhome of Rhome. Behind these two individuals, applauding vigorously, are from left to right: B. C. Rhome Jr., also of Rhome, and J. F. Yearwood of Georgetown.

Our Vision

The Texas Hereford Association's staff, current leadership, and its members hope to revolutionize the industry by placing a Hereford bull in every pasture, and a Hereford steak on every plate across the state of Texas.

Our Mission

The Texas Hereford Association will provide the leadership to unite, foster and protect the interest of the Hereford breed; and promote fairly the production and consumption of Hereford beef universally.

Upcoming Events

July 6-10
Junior National Hereford Expo
Grand Isle, Neb
July 15
Deadline to receive ad materials for Aug issue
July 19-20
Texas Ranch Rodeo Round up
Wichita Falls, Tx
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Latest News...

Official Announcement for Annual Membership Meeting of the Texas Hereford Association:
President Larry Johnson will preside over the 2024 annual meeting beginning at 4pm in Fort Worth, Texas. The location is the Hilton Garden Inn Fort Worth Medical Center, 912 Northton St, Fort Worth, TX 76104. The special honorees will be recognized at the meeting along with official business including election of new officers. A social with drinks and light appetizers will follow upon adjournment of the meeting. Please note this is a new location this year and it is not at the Botanic Gardens as it has been in the past. For those of you familiar with Fort Worth, it is near I-30 and Forest Park which is just south and a bit east of the fairgrounds. ★

Texas Junior Hereford and Polled Hereford Association meeting
Saturday, January 20, Fort Worth Stock Show Grounds in the French Room, W.R. Watt Arena 8:30 am

The Inaugural GKB and Barber Ranch Spring Bull Sale

2024 Sale Reports Coming Soon


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