Kansas Hereford Association to host annual tour
This season’s Kansas Hereford Association tour Aug. 3 will be centered around the Hutchinson area. A block of rooms has been set aside at the Ramada Inn in Hutchinson for Aug. 2 and 3 to allow you to plan for a nice weekend around the tour. The cost of the rooms is $87 per night, tax included. The number is 620-669-9311. These rooms will be held until July 27 for you to make your own reservations. Just mention the Kansas Hereford Association and you will get the room rate. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with plans for attending the meal stops so that those fixing meals for the tour will have an approximate count. Be sure and attend even if it’s at the last minute, as there is always plenty.
Aug. 3 tour schedule
Stop 1— 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Double O Herefords (Mike Orpin family) and Blue Top Herefords (curt Blew Family). We will meet at Menno Enns’ place, 162 Arrowhead Rd., Inman. Go 6 miles west of Inman on Cherokee to 2nd and 6 1/2 then 2 miles south on 2nd and 1/2 west on Arrowhead.
Stop 2—10 a.m. to 1 p.m., S&S Farms (Jeff and Holly Smith) and Oakcreek Farm (Matt Stucky family) at Jeff and Holly’s. Stop includes lunch.
Stop 3—2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., BTS Herefords (Bruce and Tracy Schlickau family) and Geffert Herefords (Lynn and Kyle Geffert families) at BTS Herefords, 14601 South McNew Rd, Hutchinson.
Stop 4—4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Schlickau Herefords (James Schlickau family and Lois Schlickau) at 14506 S. Victory Rd., Haven.
KHA tour stops
Double O Herefords (D5)—554 Arapaho Rd., Inman, 620-960-0624, email@example.com. Using Line One and Canadian genetics to pursue the goal of raising the best Herefords that are easy fleshing, fertile, heavy muscled, and have good dispositions. Selling bulls and females private treaty.
Blue Top Hereford Ranch (D5)—2015 31st Road, Inman, Curt Blew, 620-585-6451. Location: 8 miles west and 1 mile north of Inman or 11 miles north of Hutchinson on Plum Street. Cow herd: 50 Registered. Herd sires: JA L1 DOMNO 8000U, and JA L1 DOMINO 5617R.
S&S Farms (D5)—773 3rd Avenue, Windom, Jeff and Holly Smith, 620-585-2697 or 620-480-4694, firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions to farm: From Exit 54 off of I-135, 6 miles south of McPherson, head west 15 miles on Comanche Road to 3rd Avenue and then turn left and go 1/4 mile south on 3rd. West side of the road. Cowherd: 115 registered and commercial. Herd sires: SSF Sergent N07, SSF Winchester S14 W05, SST Tabasco R40 T18, SSF Wellington R40 W11, SSF Yates 50S Y08. AI sires: SHF Marshal 236G M33, WLB Global 72M 50S, SHF Ribeye R117.
Oakcreek Farm (D5)—Matt Stucky family, Moundridge.
TS Herefords (D5)—14601 South McNew Rd., Hutchinson, Bruce and Tracy Schlickau, 620-459-6576, email@example.com. Herd sires: BTS DOM M166 OLE 553, MET PURE DOMINO, DD HILDAGO 652. Selling bulls and females private treaty. Visitors always welcome.
Geffert Herefords (D5)—10515 S. Willison Rd., Haven, Lynn, Kathy, Keri, and Kyle and Megan Geffert, 620-465- 2346. Owners: Location: 1/2 mile west and 2 1/2 miles north of Haven. Kathy-National Director AHW, Herd Sires: HH ADVANCE 327N 1ET, C PURE GOLD 2170, C 492 D DOMINO 97024. AI Sires: L1 GENVIR 208, CL 1 DOMINO 295M
Schlickau Herefords (D5)—14506 S. Victory Rd., Haven, Lois, James and Charlene Schlickau; (James) 620-465-2691, firstname.lastname@example.org or (Lois) 620-465-7749, email@example.com. Location: 1 1/2 miles east of Haven on Hwy K-96. Cow herd: 200 registered. Herd sires: CL 1 DOMINO 328N (CL 1 Domino 9126J X CL 1 Domino 522E), KB ROBIN DOMINO 266 (HR Robin Hood 52F X SH Advancer 409), HH ADVANCE 1116L ET (HH Advance 932J ET X HH Advance 249B), DBH L1 Domino 098 (CL 1 Domino 5131E X CL 1 Domino 501), JA L1 DOMINO 0705X (CL 1 Domino 860U X CL 1 Domino 4134P). Semen available. Registered Herefords since 1913. Selling bulls and females private treaty.