Photo cut line: Emily Meyer from Garrison, Iowa with Miniature Hereford Calf MF Cher at her high school graduation party on May 31, 2010.
Heres a first, Miniature Herefords, in the city limits of Garrison, Iowa at Emily Meyers high school graduation party. Emily is a member of MHBA and MHYBA, Vinton-Shellsburg FFA and the Jackson Better Farmers 4-H Club. She has been showing cattle since she was 11. In 2008 she and her father Steve decided to take a different route from their purebred Shorthorn show cattle and began building a herd of Miniature Herefords. Emily is so enthusiastic about her Miniature Herefords that she had a coral with three of them at her graduation party. The Meyers had to obtain special permission from the Garrison City Council to have the cattle in town. From the Meyer Farms Miniature Hereford herd she brought one cow-calf pair and a yearling heifer to the party. They proved to be the spot of attraction for the guests who had many questions about the breed and enjoyed feeding them apple slices.