Annual Spring Sale

The SOPHA presents its 46th Annual
Spring Sale on May 10 at 7 pm.

SOPHA Junior Show

The SOPHA Junior Show
will be held June 16 at 1:30 pm.

Ohio Hereford Events

Visit our Events page for information
about upcoming shows and sales.

About the Association

A Tradition of Promoting Excellence for Over 50 Years

The Switzerland of Ohio Polled Hereford Association was established in 1972 by a group of polled hereford breeders in southeast Ohio. SOPHA has since opened its membership to anyone interested in polled hereford cattle.The purpose of the SOPHA includes breeding better polled herefords, extending the influence of polled herefords, creating and improving marketing opportunities for polled herefords, and cooperation with and participation in the activities of the Buckeye Hereford Association, West Virginia Polled Hereford Association, and American Hereford Association.

SOPHA Board Leadership

SOPHA welcomes all interested persons to participate in any of its activities. Please contact any officer for more information.


Gene Turner

Vice President

Jason Eddy


Rick VanFleet