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Karin wrote at 2012-12-22 21:59:16
I believe "short-marked" simply means that the mane or white dorsal stripe over the top of the neck of the Hereford is not totally white, broken or not there at all.  Many modern Hereford cattle can have this broken or lack-there-of white over the neck, unlike the traditional ones which have more white.



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Eileen DuJardin

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I can answer most types of cattle questions, primarily beef types. Genetics, breeding, basic care, herd health and management, and showing. I'm knowledgeable in forages and feeding. Non emergency health and soundness questions. I am not a veterinary, and can't answer critical care questions. Call your local large animal vet for that service.

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I've been a registered cattle breeder for over 20 years. My husband and I run a 250 acre cattle ranch in Texas. I've raised dairy cattle, commercial cattle, and registered and show cattle. I'm on our county Beef and Forage committee.

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American Simmental Association. American Brahman Breeders Association. Falls County Beef and Forage Committee. Texas Farm Bureau

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Associates Degree in computer science.

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Many ribbons and placings in cattle showing, with most recent being: 2011 Fort Worth Stock Show, Senior Champion Simmental, and Houston Livestock Show Reserve Champion Senior Simmental.

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