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WHY Holden Line One Genetics?
Holden Herefords breeds cattle that have:
Performance
Pigment
Fertility
Carcass Quality
Predictability
Soundness
Good Udders
Disposition
Natural Thickness
Fleshing Ability

HOW? The Holden Hereford Program
Breeding For The Best | The Bull Program
Carcass and Performance

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Welcome to Holden Herefords, Valier, Montana
Brad, Jack, Tresha, Brooke Holden
Jay D, Kelli, Brinkley, Taylor Evans
   
Last update:
March 10, 2014
 

Jack Holden's grandfather, Les, purchased his first Line One bull for the ranch in 1947. Since then the cattle have been line bred and developed with emphasis on maintaining moderate birth weights while adding performance, milk, and predictability. Other considerations include phenotype, EPD's, pigment, soundness, and fertility. The Holden herd has been estimated to have an average inbreeding co-efficient of about 15%. The benefits of this are the uniformity and predictability that these cattle will breed, and also the fact that heterosis from crossing a line bred Holden bull on an unrelated Hereford cow has been estimated to be equal to that of a cross between breeds(10-15%). When you use a Holden bred animal, you take advantage of generation upon generation of top quality genetics.

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48TH ANNUAL PRODUCTION SALE
MARCH 10, 2014
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SELLING
105 Big, Stout Yearling Bulls
30 Powerful 18 month old bulls
12 Top Quality Yearling Heifers
20 Fall Bred Cows and Heifer Calves


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Hereford cattle for sale.


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Jack & Tresha Holden
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