Breeding Registered Polled Hereford Cattle Since 1976
Claxton Farm located in Weaverville near Asheville, NC, has been breeding registered Polled Hereford cattle since 1976 for purebred and commercial cattle operations. Our goals have adjusted to changes in the market place over time. Currently, we are emphasizing docile moderately sized mature cows that calve easily and milk well while maintaining exceptional growth potential. We utilize EPDs (Expected Progeny Differences) data from the American Hereford Association in choosing our herd bulls and AI semen. We follow the guidelines for the humane treatment of cattle promoted by the North Carolina Beef Quality Assurance Certification Program.
Claxton Farm: (828) 645-9127, E-mail Us
Owners: Porter & Martha Ann Claxton
Staff: Calvin Claxton, James Claxton, & Becky Welch
Sales: Wayne Welch: (828) 768-3024
CLAXTON FARM NEWS & UPDATES
As of May 11, 2019 we have for sale:
13 bred heifers, ages 19-24 months. The bull they are bred to is in the top 1% of the breed for Calving Ease EPD. Pregnancy confirmed by BioPRYN blood test.
7 bull calves, 7-12 months of age. Some are pictured below (photos taken several months ago).
1 Herd Bull, 3 years old. Positive Calving Ease and Growth EPDs.
24 Open heifer calves, 6-12 months of age. All calfhood vaccinated for Brucellosis.
Cattle for Sale
Certifications & Organizations
Our herd is both Certified (C144) and Accredited (A491) by the USDA and the State of NC. We also have North Carolina Beef Quality Assurance Certification #2606. We are members of American Hereford Association, North Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia Hereford Associations, North Carolina Cattleman’s Association, and National Cattleman’s Beef Association.
10 miles north of Asheville, NC just off Future I-26 West.
240 Upper Flat Creek Rd.
Weaverville, NC 28787
Directions to Farm:
US Routes I-40 and I-26 intersect in Asheville, N.C.
Take US 19-23 North toward Weaverville – (Future I-26 West). At approx. 10 miles exit at Flat Creek (Exit # 17).Take Left at Stop Light & go over 19-23 bridge. Take first Right onto Murphy Hill Road. (Claxton Farm Sign). Take Right onto Upper Flat Creek Road (Claxton Farm Sign). Farm is 1 mile on the Left. (Sign at the Entrance).
From the North (Tenn.) on Future I-26 East:
Take exit 17 (Flat Creek). Turn Right and take an immediate (first) Right onto Murphy Hill Road. Take Right onto Upper Flat Creek Road (Claxton Farm Sign). Farm is 1 mile on the Left. (Sign at the Entrance).