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Job Opportunity

Jonathan Moorhouse is looking for an experienced stockman for his Cato Herd of Polled Herefords. Regrettably Chris Richens has decided to move on and we thank him for all the work he has done in establishing the herd in its new surroundings. The ideal person will take on the day to day management of the 40 cow …..

Our Hereford Beef

Cato Poll is renowned for breeding the highest quality Hereford Cattle and helping to preserve and promote this strong pedigree. We invest years in developing cattle that take the best attributes from our herds and can contribute to the Hereford name in the future. From spotting a suitable heifer and allowing her to run with …..

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, …..

Cato Poll young handler triumphs at National Show

A fledgling young handler for Cato Poll Herefords has gained an award for his performance at a prestigious cattle show. Tom Dixon, age 13, took part in the competition for Young Hereford Members, organised by the Hereford Cattle Society at the National Poll Show on 2 September 2016.  Tom competed against other young handlers under the age of 15 …..

Cato Poll to enter National Poll Show

Cato Poll Herefords will be attending the Moreton in Marsh Show this weekend and entering its Hereford cattle into one of the major events for the herd. The National Poll Show, a key feature of the Moreton-in Marsh Show,  is the largest show for Hereford cattle in the country and is marking its 60th anniversary this year. “It is very exciting for …..

Cato Poll scoops awards at Dunster Show 2016

Cato Poll Herefords, one of Somerset’s premium Hereford cattle breeders, has been awarded top prizes at the esteemed Dunster Show. The Show, which took place in Dunster, West Somerset on 18 August, gave Cato Poll a clean sweep for its bulls and heifers. The winners were as follows: -Cato 1 Princess Gem 412 was the …..

Clean sweep for Cato Poll at North Somerset Show!

There was success for Cato Poll Herefords at the 2016 North Somerset Show on May 2 as its Hereford cattle swept the board with three first prizes! The 158th show, held at Wraxall in North Somerset, saw Cato 1 Princess Gem 512 win 1st Prize for best 2 year old; Cato 1 Miller win 1st prize …..

Turn Out at Cheddarmarsh Farm

The first calves of 2016 have been turned out onto Cato Poll Herefords’ beautiful fields at Cheddarmarsh Farm in Stogumber. With a good forecast for mild weather over the weekend, stockman Chris Richens and his team have introduced the young Hereford cattle to their new outdoor environment!  We are sure you will all agree these look in fabulous …..