Jack and Tresha Holden are Line One Horned Hereford breeders located near Valier, Montana. Their program is regarded as the best in Line One genetics and consists of nearly 300 head of cows that are rigidly culled each year. Holden Herefords was started by Jack’s grandparents Les and Ethel Holden in the early 1950’s.
Located on the east slopes of the Rockies, Valier endures severe winters at times. The summers are very pleasant and the cattle do exceedingly well in this Big Sky country throughout the year.
The Holden’s aggressively use ultrasound, embryo transfer and DNA testing. These measures are combined with practical culling and evaluation to improve and maintain a high standard in their Hereford program. They, in turn, pass on as much information as possible to their customers so they can make the best buying decisions for their programs.
The Holden’s are well known across the country for their outstanding Hereford cattle and are well liked by their customers.
The Holden Hereford females are some of the best cows one can find. The Line One breeding is very well balanced in a number of traits and helps cattlemen add or put back stability in their programs.
The performance of programs like Holden Herefords are a good reason why good Hereford cattle continue to assert themselves in today’s market. Stockmen with Angus cowherds are extremely happy using Holden bulls.
The summers in Valier are a gorgeous time. This is time that Jack and the family cut hay and take note of the growth of the calves as they freely graze on the abundant grasses.
Jack and Tresha along with Brooke and Brad enjoy a great life in this gorgeous country. They are happy and devoted to their family life and the cattle business.
Hereford cattle, overall, have long been known for their fertility, temperament and the ability to range well. The Holden program keeps these traits in mind plus a number of others such as pigment, predictability, natural thickness and fleshing ability.
The Holden’s continue to develop their Hereford cattle based on performance. Jack maintains a close watch on the details that make Line One Herefords the exceptional cattle that they are.
Customers of Holden Hereford genetics continue to have positive results on both the bull and female ends of their operations.
1970’s the work of the Holden’s had gained notoriety as Hereford breeders from across the nation began coming to Montana to buy their cattle due to their performance and quality.
Jack Holden is a third generation Hereford breeder. Holden Herefords was started by Jack’s grandparents Les and Ethel Holden when they bought their first registered cattle in the early 1950’s. The ranch has been located in Valier for more than 50 years. Although the nation’s dominant breed has shifted to Angus over the last few years, Jack knows that good Hereford cattle aren’t going away and have substantially reasserted themselves in today’s market. Holden cattle bring tremendous value to both commercial and purebred programs.
The Holden Hereford cattle have continually been developed and maintained on performance. Close attention has also been paid to ensure that the cattle maintain efficiency as well as the ability to range well and breed back. Holden Hereford customers come from literally across America and overseas to lay hold to these genetics.
Jack and Tresha roll out the hospitality and the auction event is a grand time. Many customers have attended the Holden auction for years on end. Those who know the program understand the quality and continuous refinement that the Holden name carries in the cattle business.
Customers of Holden Herefords almost to a person will tell you that doing business with Jack and Tresha is always a pleasant experience. When you add great cattle to this along with great service – it’s a pretty unbeatable package.
Coming this March 10th, cattlemen again have the opportunity to acquire these fine Hereford genetics The sale will be carried live over RURAL-TV, Dish Channel 232 and is brought to you by Superior Productions. This year’s offering includes a great selection of yearling bulls along with a select group of powerful 18 month old bulls. The Holden’s are also offering some top quality yearling heifers as well as small group of fall bred cows and heifers calves. Get your catalog online at holdenherefords.com.