ABINGDON, VA — “I’ve always had a Hereford calf since I was a child,” said Wayne Campbell, gazing at some of the 100 or more Hereford cows which now form the backbone of his cattle operation.
“I like the calmness of Herefords,” he said. “As you get older you need something you can work by yourself out there. The only time I’ve got help is when doing pregnancy checks.”
In addition to his cow-calf herd, Campbell keeps about 80 stockers, bringing the total count of his cattle to around 280, “about all one man can handle.” Continue reading