Hereford

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Hereford

a breed of beef cattle, red with white head, underline and legs. There are polled and horned varieties.
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Hereford beef bull. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992

Hereford encephalopathy-microphthalmia syndrome
originally called inherited hydrocephalus. Inherited as a single autosomal recessive. Characterized by a domed skull, skeletal muscle degeneration, small palpebral fissures and orbits, retinal dysplasia, vitreous liquefaction, uveal malformation, microphakia, bilateral microphthalmia.
Hereford pig
red pig with white head, legs, belly and tail, originating in the USA.
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Health Protection Agency (South West), Gloucester, England, United Kingdom; ([dagger]) Meningococcal Reference Unit, Manchester, England, United Kingdom; and ([double dagger]) County Hospital, Hereford, England, United Kingdom
HEREFORD--Founded in the 1700's by farmers near Herefordshire in the County of Hereford, England, this breed came to the United States in 1817 when famed Kentucky statesman Henry Clay added a Hereford bull and two females to his herd.

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