Region 7

Report from Region 7

Hello to all. I hope everyone’s weather has settled down and everyone is in to Summer finally.

Region 7 welcomes 7 new members this year. I look forward to hearing from all of you would like to know if you have any questions.

The MHBA has been awarded two Junior Classes for the 2011 National Western Show. We will have a Junior Heifer Class and a Junior Prospect Steer Class. At the Breed Meeting at the National Western in May we received a report on the cattle shows from 2005 through 2010. The following was from their report. In 2005 MHBA showed more cattle than 5 other breeds and most breeds increased in numbers shown through 2008. In 2008 MHBA showed 175 cattle including prospect and market steers, but dropped our numbers by 31 in 2009 along with all but 3 breeds. Definitely a reaction to the economy, but the good news, we did increase our number this year. With the strong support of our old breeders and the energetic new members I know this trend will continue.

Jo is getting ready for the show in Billings in October. The Barn is open October 10th,In Place by 12:00 Noon October 11th, Processing 12:00 -2:00 PM October 11th, Show 1:00 PM October 12th, Sale 10:30 AM October 13th, Release 6:00 PM October 13th. Entry fees $40.00 per class and must be postmarked by September 15th. Late Fees will be assessed from September 16th to September 24th at $15.00 per head.
LODGING: Host Hotel is The Dude Rancher Lodge. Rate: $67.oo per room. Phone number: 406-259-5561. They accept Pets, have a restaurant, and are closer to the Show Grounds. Questions contact
Jo Young: Phone: 406-777-3138 or 406-279-9376 Email:

Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, Kansas
Bob and Joan Massengale have asked me to tell you about Pat and Bonnie Wendlings’ hard work to establish a display of Miniature Herefords at the Kansas State Fair. There is no show only the display. The dates are September 10-11-12. For further information you can contact Pat on his cell 316-772-0806, Home phone 316-835-3626 or Email: They would love to have anyone who is interested join them.

Have a great summer
Lesta Kugeler
Home Phone 970-487-3037, Cell 303-903-1032, email

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