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2014 Denver Miniature Hereford Show and Sale!


The premier annual show and sale for Miniature Herefords!

January 22-26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado!

Show Entry deadline November 20, 2013

Sale Consignment deadline November 30, 2013

You don’t want to miss this opportunity to see the best the breed has to offer and meet Miniature Hereford Breeders Association members from across the nation!

For more information for the show and sale  go to “Events” and click on “Shows” and “Sales”. Go to January 2014 to click on the event. Additional information may be found at the NWSS website at

More questions? Contact:

Justin Grady     (303) 646-9497

Charlotte Williams    (970) 264-1014

See you in the Mile High City!



Steven R. Splitt

SPLITT-STEVEOur good friend and foundation member of the Miniature Hereford Breeders Association, Steven R. Splitt, has passed away.

Steven R. Splitt, 58, of North Platte, passed away August 15, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1954 to William and Dorothy (Horner) Splitt at Nebraska City, NE. Steve grew up in Nebraska City and graduated in 1973. He started his employment with N.P.P.D. in Beatrice and transferred to Sutherland Gerald Gentleman, where he was currently the operations supervisor with 37 years of service. On Jan. 10, 1992, he was united in marriage to Judy Lashley. Steve loved Husker football and the N.Y. Yankees. His passion was on Splitt Creek Ranch, where he and Judy raised miniature Hereford’s. He was instrumental in the Youth Miniature Hereford Association with scholarships and other programs. He is survived by his wife, Judy of North Platte; children, Amie Splitt of Lincoln, Audrey (Jay) Ediger of North Platte, Kily (Shaun) Brott of North Platte and Briton (Kelli) Gorley of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; a brother, Dwight (Marni) Splitt of Hastings; a sister, Sharon (Ron) Buman of Florida; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents. Online condolences may be shared at In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Miniature Hereford Youth Foundation. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2013 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel in North Platte. Inurnment will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Lewiston Cemetery near Murray, NE. Those wishing to sign the memorial book may do so from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.

Clay County Fair – Iowa!

Are you looking for another place to show your Miniature Herefords?


You have worked hard to get them ready for the Iowa State Fair – why not show them again just a month later?


Clay County Fair in Spencer, IA – their boast: we are the “World’s Greatest County Fair” – it is BIG and Impressive. NW Iowa – Next to the IowaGreat Lakes


May Arrive: Tuesday, September 10, 7:00 P.M.


Must Be In: Wednesday, September 11, 8:00 a.m.


Show: Thursday, September 12, 8:00 a.m.


Release: Thursday, September 12, 5:00 p.m.


Must Be Out: Thursday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.


Registrations must be in by August 1!  Just around the corner. Late entries will be taken until August 15 with a $20 late fee.


Here is a link to the Beef Cattle Handbook PDF:

(All the times, information, and registration forms are located in this handbook)