Cato Poll Wins South West Large Herd Award

Cato Poll Herefords is delighted to announce that it has won the South West Hereford Association’s 2019 Competition. Cato Poll was selected by the Association as winner of the ‘Large Herd’ category.  The herd, which was established in 1996 and moved to its new home at Cheddarmarsh Farm in Stogumber, West Somerset in 2016, is …..

Cato Poll scoops double awards at Devon County Show

Cato Poll has won awards at the Devon County Show 2019 for its pedigree cattle.   Cato 1 Plutarch won Reserve Breed Champion Male.  He is 100% Cato Breeding, sired by Cato 1 Lexington and Cato 1 Ella 442. Winner of the Reserve Breed Champion Female was Cato 1 Maisie 647, fathered by Dendor 1 …..

Winning bull Cato 1 Plutarch For Sale

Cato Poll Herefords has announced that its 2018 Champion Bull Cato 1 Plutarch is available for sale. Plutarch, who is now 20 months old, was awarded Overall Hereford Champion at the 2018 Dunster Show. “Plutarch is a great example of a Hereford bull, but unfortunately he is too closely related to our next generation of …..

Best Herd in South West for Cato Poll Herefords

Cato Poll Herefords has won ‘Best Herd in South West’ for the second year running. The award, judged in August 2018 in the South West Hereford Breeders Association Herd Competition, selected Cato Poll as the overall winner of entrants from the South West region. The competition was judged by Richard Mann of Spinney Herefords who …..

Minlacowie Jubilant sires next generation of Cato Poll herd

Cato Poll Herefords is hugely excited at the quality of the calves from the $95,000 Australian Hereford bull. Minlacowie Jubilant has sired a number of calves for the Cato Poll herd and they all appear to be doing very well. “We are pleased with the results of breeding with Minlacowie Jubilant,” said Jonathan Moorhouse, owner …..

Cato Poll warms up for Dunster Show

Cato Poll is preparing to attend its most local country show in August. The Dunster Show, which takes place on Friday 17 August, is West Somerset’s premier agricultural shows and one of the major shows in the West country.  Alongside a host of family entertainment offered on the day, there is a very competitive show …..

Cato Poll hosts Hereford Youth Workshop

Cato Poll hosted the third UK Hereford Youth workshop on Saturday 5 May at Cheddarmarsh Farm, which was supported by the South Western Hereford Association. 27 young people of varying ages attended the event and were very ably marshalled by Emma Smith of UK Hereford Youth, alongside a number of enthusiastic parents, who enjoyed good …..

Hereford Herd

New Stockman for Cato Poll Herefords

Since November 2017, John Richmond has been the Resident Stockman at Cheddarmarsh Farm, the home of Cato Poll Herefords. Having previously run his own herd of Herefords in Northern Ireland, he was well qualified to take on the running of Jonathan Moorhouse’s established and successful herd in Somerset. John set up home with his partner Gill …..

Jonthan Moorhouse takes Hereford Breed President’s role for 2018

Owner and founder of the Cato Poll Herefords herd, Jonathan Moorhouse, has been elected President of the Hereford Cattle Society for 2018. The role, which is a huge privilege for Jonathan, will require great commitment during 2018 judging at shows, visiting herds and providing support for owners and handlers of Hereford Cattle across the UK. He …..

Upcoming events for Cato Poll

Cato Poll Herefords will be attending a number of shows during August and September 2017 and look forward to meeting many of our friends and colleagues over the coming months, especially at our local show in Dunster on 18th August!   Upcoming Shows: North Devon Show – 2 August 2017 Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show – 16 August …..