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 …..

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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 …..

One in one out for Cato Poll at Hereford Autumn Show and Sale!

Cato Poll Herefords has sold one of its pedigree bulls to Nick & Lucy Holdsworth of Pebworth Herefords, Stratford upon Avon, at the Hereford Autumn Show and Sale. Cato 1 Miller, who has been an excellent bull in the Cato Poll herd, sold for 4,000 guineas at the sale, which was held on 11th October 2016. “Miller …..

Cato Poll Herd wins best in South West

Cato Poll Herefords has won the regional finals for the best Hereford Herd in the South West. The National Hereford Herd of the Year Competition runs every other year, and a herd is selected from eight areas of the UK including: Midlands & East Anglia, South of England, North of England, South West of England, Northern Ireland, …..