Whiskey Run Farms

Dams of Distinction

Whiskey Run Farms has produced several cows which have been named as Dams of Distinction by the American Hereford Association (‘AHA”). AHA’s Dams of Distinction program recognizes “superior cows in the breed” and the cattle producers who manage them.

To be honored as a Dam of Distinction, a cow must, among other things, have:


According to AHA, a cow which gets the Dam of Distinction honor is “a cow that meets the highest standards of commercial cattle production.” Only a few active cows are recognized.

Over the last three years Wisconsin has been recognized for producing from 41 to 54 such cows per year and we have been fortunate enough to have 3 or 4 such cows in each of those years. Since 2995 we have had seven different cows which received this honor. These are:

Females attaining the Dam of Distinction status are recognized with “DOD” after their names when doing an animal or EPD inquiry on Hereford.org.