Cherry Knoll Farm is a name synonymous with quality. The Black Angus cattle operation, located in West Grove, PA, defies the law of averages. It operates with a select herd with 50 head of cattle, yet captures winning titles across the nation against contenders with thousands. Cherry Knoll’s personal attention to detail leads to their profound successes breeding and developing Angus cattle that are competitive on the national level.
In 1989, Margaret and Bob Duprey moved Cherry Knoll Farm to its current location in West Grove, Pa. At that time, Margaret’s passion was focused on high-performance dressage horses but in 1993 the Dupreys chose to become involved in the Angus operation because of the Fitzgerald family and their extensive roots in the industry. Brian Fitzgerald started the herd, and after 9 years passed the baton to his brother, Tim Fitzgerald, who curates the prize-winning herd and manages all the cattle operations.
Cherry Knoll cattle are bred to fit a variety of programs, with a primary focus on high profile genetics, proven cow families, and the elite sires of the breed. The Cherry Knoll breeding program strives to meet the goals of its customers and is recognized for its unique ability to raise cattle to fit a variety of markets: Respected Angus breeders, National Junior Angus Association (NJAA), 4-H and FFA exhibitors, as well as commercial producers seek the added benefits of utilizing advanced, contemporary Angus genetics.
Cherry Knoll Farm operates on the philosophy of quality over quantity. This is true for their great success throughout the Angus industry, as well as high-performance equestrian sports such as show jumping, dressage and para-dressage. Margaret has been fortunate enough to own some of the foremost high-performance horses during their career in equestrian sports, including Cedric, who won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Andretti S, a successful grand prix showjumper and Schroeter’s Romani, Rebecca Hart's 2016 Rio Paralympics mount.