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JAF Major Duke 78

Registr. # 3674390            Birth date:  09/02/1978

          Sire:    THORNWOOD MAJOR  # 3538036

          Dam:    WEXVALE BONNIE LOIS   # 3580506 

The JAF Major Duke 78 dam came from the famous Wexvale herd that was strong in all Dual Purpose Shorthorn characteristics.  His sire, Thornwood Major had a significant impact on the Shorthorn breed.  JAF Major Duke 78 was the senior sire at the Woodside herd in Pennsylvania for several years producing many winning show and sale Shorthorns.


KC Clipper Duke

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Registr.  # 3294679             Birth Date:   10/05/1966

          Sire:   CLIPPER KING OF BAPTON   #3166347

          Dam:    JUST DUCHESS     #2883624

He was sired by the famed Clipper King of Bapton bull who reached the unheard weight of over 2600# at the time.  Clipper Duke was a popular bull in the late 60’s because of movement to a larger Shorthorn.


Kenmar Leader 13B

Registr. # 3464086              Birth date:    (Approx. 1972)

          Sire:    KINNABER LEADER 9TH   # 3457203

          Dam:   KENMAR AUDREY 36Y   # C580609

Kenmar Leader 13B has a fascinating pedigree that brings together much of the great older Shorthorn genetics with his sire being Kinnaber Leader 9th and his dam a daughter of Pleasant Dawn Seal 2nd.  Leader 13B was a large bull.  The Kenmar herd was owned by Harvey Fulton & Sons of Birtle, Manitoba Canada.  It was one of the most famous historic Shorthorn herds in all of Canada producing many influential Shorthorn sires.


Kenmar President 26A

Registr. # 3411494              Birth date:  03/30/1969

          Sire:    KINNABER LEADER 9TH   # 3457203

          Dam:   KENMAR MAYFLOWER 14V  # 3411486

Kenmar President 26A (Maxi-Brute) is another Kinnaber Leader 9th son.  Maxi-Brute’s dam, Kenmar Mayflower 14V, is one of the most famous Shorthorn cows in all of Canada.  Her style and structure have made some say she was a powerful cow that would be cloned if she was alive today.  He was promoted as a muscle bull with a large ribeye.  His popularity as a potential breeding sire is high even today. 

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Kinnaber Leader 9th

Registr. # 3457203              Birth date:   06/14/1966

          Sire:    TPS CORONET LEADER 21ST  # 3098353 

          Dam:    BUTTE LEE FAIRY 7TH   # C522767

A really important bull in the development of modern Shorthorns was Kinnaber Leader 9th  Bred by Bob & Wayne Gordon of Souris, Manitoba Canada he was nick named “Big Gene” after Gene McDonald who was a representative of Shorthorn Country and an American Shorthorn Association field representative who loved the bull for his growth.  Several bulls in our inventory are either sired by the 9th or have him in their pedigree.  The docility, calving ease, and marbling of his offspring are excellent.


Lone Pine Grand Society

Registr. # 3522503            Birth date:   (Approx. 1973)

          Sire:    KELSO GRANDMASTER   # A6601734

          Dam:    LONE PINE WAKEFUL 1945TH  # A6500281

Lone Pine Grand Society was an Australian bull.  He was bred by Lone Pines Shorthorns who made significant contributions to the development of many Shorthorn herds including the famous Mandalong Stud. He was brought to the USA by ABS (American Breeders Service). The Lone Pine prefix in Australia is now owned by Spry’s Shorthorns of Australia.


Mandalong Super Elephant

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Registr. # 3610693           Birth Date:   11/09/1970

         Sire:    ALICE DOWNS KNIGHTLY 28TH     # A671525

         Dam:    MANDALONG MADGE 2ND     # A632477

Mandalong Super Elephant was the Supreme Champion Polled Shorthorn Bull at the 1973 Sydney Royal Easter Show--Australia’s most prestigious Shorthorn Show.  His mature weight was 2735# so he was quite a large bull.  He was used extensively in both the USA and Canada during the 70’s.  His pedigree in many ways complements that of Mandalong Super Flag.  Several Super Elephant sons were used as herd sires in Canada and the USA.


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