Oct 07 2014

Start Own Breeding Herds in Harrison County

4-H CLUB MEMBERS
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Start Own Breeding Herds in
Harrison County
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Five Harrison County 4·H Club boys have purchased Angus cows with calves at side as foundations for herds of purebred beef cattle. They are George Midden, James Gray, Robert Haviland, Joe Marsh and Joseph Midden. The calves all be fattened for the fat cattle show and sale at the Bourbon Stockyards in Louisville, and the cows kept and breeding herds built up.

The development of breeding herds by farm boys Is a part of the 4-H Club educational work of the College of Agriculture. University of Kentucky. Under the direction of county agents and field agents college, outstanding farm boys are taught the fundamental principals of good livestock breeding.

Forty-five Hereford calves, purchased in Kansas City, Mo., have been distributed to 28 Montgomery county 4-H Club boys and girls. They weighed approximately 500 pounds and cost an average of $87.50 at Mt. Sterling. Montgomery county 4-H Club member also are finishing 15 Angus calves for the fat cattle show and sale at the Bourbon Stockyards.

Date: Monday, March 28, 1932, Paper: Lexington Herald (Lexington, KY) Page: 6

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George Midden – My 1st cousin, 2x removed
James Gray – My Step Grandfather ?? Maybe
Robert Haviland – My Grandfather
Joe Marsh
Joseph Midden – My Grand Uncle

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