Hereford cattle have red bodies
and white faces, with white patches on their
chests, flanks, lower legs, and tail switches.
They have short necks and broad heads.
Herefords can be raised on the
grasslands of the western United States until
they are ready for market, but their meat is
tastier if they are fattened on corn and other
grains. Herefords are especially popular as
"baby beef," or veal.
The breed was developed in the
county of Hereford in England, and brought to the
United States by Henry Clay in