Marchant Black Herefords
Located in West Plains, Missouri
(417) 274-2533​ ​​
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The American Black Hereford Association was officially started in
​1994 by the late John Gage from Lawrence, Kansas. John's friend,
​ Frank Felton designed the genetic basis for this new breed. He was
​an expert in the use of genetics and performance testing. In 1997,
​J & N Ranch purchased the Black Hereford herd and Association.

There are advantages to Black Herefords with the first being hair
​color. Most cattlemen pull out their black and sell them seperately
​for more money. Another important advantage of Black Herefords
​is their superior carcass quality compared to traditional herefords.