Black Herefords are a hybrid breed developed by crossing Hereford and Angus cattle, having 62.5% registered  Hereford blood, black in color, and sired by a registered Hereford bull.

Most have the markings of Hereford but are black in color and have the same docility.

A Black Hereford Association begin in 1994 and registered their first cattle in 1997.

In 2003 Black Herefords received international breed designation from the National Association of Animal breeders, and  2005 EPDs were established for Black Herefords as a separate breed.

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