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Registr.  #  3587118             Birth date:    1976

         Sire:       Columbus     # 3540006

         Dam:     Thornwood Royal Dot    #  297556 

Abraham is a a Graham Land & Livestock Company bull.  His dam is the famous Thornwood Royal Dot who is also the dam of Thornwood Major, listed in our semen inventory.  His sire is Columbus who is also listed in our semen inventory.  Abraham was used extensively in the early 1980’s with a long list of registered offspring.  He was a large (2400#) bull that combined depth, smoothness, and muscle.  He was truly a dual purpose bull bringing milk and beef together.


Acadia Champagne 3

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Registr.  # 3543970             Birth date:     (Approx. 1976)

          Sire:      MELBROS STRONGHOLD     # 3533466

          Dam:     MAUD CORONITA OF ACADIA 3     # 3464570

Acadia Champagne 3 is a son of Melbros Stronghold and he was a National Carcass bull Champion.  He has a tremendous linebred pedigree incorporating Weston breeding and Killearn Max Juggler multiple times in his pedigree.  Acadia was a very thick bull in the 2200#  range.  He was used for many years in the Woodside herd in Pennsylvania with great success--he sired many show and sale winners for the Woodside farm. 

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Alta Cedar Royal Oak 144F

Registr. # 3613945 Birth Date: 1976

Sire: Banner Royal Oak ASA # 3559008

Dam: Wallern Sandra C551724

Royal Oak was a Canadian bull that became the herd sire at Arrowhead Farms in Metcalf, Illinois. His sire, Banner Royal Oak, had an extensive track record in siring consistent top level offspring in Canada. 144F offers an extremely rare pedigree on the dam side.

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Banner Royal Oak

Registr. # 3559008 Birth Date: 5/3/1970

Sire: Boa Kae Trailmaker xC423030

Dam: Blue Rock Roan Lily 2 C559729

Banner Royal Oak was used as the herd sire in both the Banner and Alta Cedar herds in Canada. He was a long. stout bull that embodied many of the characteristics Shorthorn breeders today are looking for in a herd bull. Many of his offspring were successful in both the barn and the show ring.

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Barrington Hardy

Registr. # 189693 Birth Date: 1955

Sire: Neralcam King Arthur ASA #189693

Dam: Braerob Rose Mary R MS ?

Barrington Hardy was the sire of the Grand Champion bull and cow in 1961 and the grand Champion cow in 1962. He was also a winning show bull himself. He was extensively via artificial insemination. He was eventually purchased by ABS and his semen was used for several more years. He was said to weigh in the 2500# range.


Boa Kae Royal Oak

Registr. # 3414611           Birth date:     4/14/1963

          Sire:    ARIG WHITE CLOUD     # C381351

          Dam:  CARIG MAUD 103RD    # C467687



Boa Kae Royal Oak comes from the Canadian herd of Berwyn & Lita Wise.  He was used extensively by W. T. Bennett (Hilldale herd in Connell, Washington) crossing him on Hilldale Commander and Hilldale Geronimo daughters.  His daughters have excellent udders and are very smooth muscled.  Structurally he carried a lot of muscling without the fat of many bulls of his time.




Registr. # 3435102             Birth date:    04/16/1966

          Sire:    TPS CORONET LEADER 21ST  # 3098353

          Dam:    BUTTE LEE PANSY 3    # C548790 

Butte Lee Leader 45th was a Canadian bull that sired the top individual and top gaining group at the Douglas, Manitoba test station in 1970.  He comes from the famous Canadian herd of A. E. Philpott of Central Butte, Saskatchewan.  His pedigree is laced with famous productive Canadian Shorthorn genetics.

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Butte Lee Leader 63rd -- "Tiny Tim"  

Registr.  # 3402390             Birth Date:   Approx. 1965

          Sire:   TPS CORONET LEADER 21st    #3098353

          Dam:    Butte Lee Flo     #C531835

 Nicknamed “Tiny Tim”, Leader 63rd was actually quite a large bull for his time.  He was a heavily muscled bull that came from the A. E. Philpott herd located in Central Butte, Saskatchewan, Canada.  His dam traces to the Carona Fascination bull that was in the pedigrees of many of the best Shorthorns of the time.  Leader 63rd was medium framed but brought “a lot to the table”.

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Canadian Image

Registr. # 3572058 Birth Date: 9/14/1970

Sire: Hillview Hobo #3608232

Dam: Rolling View Roan Queen #C566594

Canadian Image was a large smooth muscled bull that was dual purpose and weighed over 2400#’s. He was raised by Canadians William & Robert Creighton and sold to Ernie Esau of elmCreek, Manitoba. He was an extremely popular bull and at the time of the dispersal he sold to a New York buyer and called the “salvation of the Shorthorn breed”. Shorthorns were coming out of their “dark belt buckle period” and many saw Canadian Image as the future of the breed.


Cherry Duke

Registr. # 3176939 Birth Date: 1963

Sire: Cherry Par 11th ASA #3046587

Dam: Cherry 261st ASA #2994982

Cherry Duke 63 5 is grandson of the famous Par Defender bull. Cherry Duke traces back closely to some extremely old Dual Purpose genetics on both sides of his pedigree.

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Registr. # 3534244                Birth date     04/20/1967

        Sire:     SCOTTSHILL MAJOR CLARK   # 3536807 

        Dam:     MARCIA VENUS   # MS312500

Clark was a large framed bull that tended to the dairy side of Dual Purpose Shorthorns that was bred by the Graham Land & Livestock Co. of Minnesota.  He was an extremely popular bull of the late 1970’s and early 80’s utilized by many Shorthorn breeders to move away from “belt buckle” (small) cattle and return to more normal standard size Shorthorns.  A search of modern day Shorthorn pedigrees will show the influence of Clark.

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Clayside Counselor

Registr. # 3565108 Birth Date: 1969

Sire: Mt. Zion Majesty Adair ASA #312720

Dam: Clayside Celia ASA #309537

Clayside Counseler was bred by Elmer Von Tunglen of Clayside Farm in Verden, Oklahoma. He was a classic Dual Purpose that excellent milk production on his dam’s side. He was used in both in the Clayside herd and Oakridge Farm (G. M. & Linda Kahoa) in Cheyenne, Oklahoma.



Registr. # 3540006           Birth Date    10/17/1969  

        Sire:    SCOTTSHILL MAJOR CLARK   # 3536807

        Dam:   GUCKIAN'S BETSY PET DAWN   # 3536808

Graham Land & Livestock of Waverly, Minnesota were also the breeders of Columbus.  He was a leading sire of both performance and show cattle in the early 1970’s.   His offspring included Grand Champion bulls and females at the National Western, Canadian Agribition,  North American Expo, and the Polled Shorthorn Congress.  He had a mature weight of 2450# and his calves had excellent rates of growth.  Milk production and udders were very good in his daughters.  Columbus was a complete breeding bull.


Crestdale Super Flag 14G

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Registr. # 3715259              Birth Date:   04/18/1975

         Sire:    MANDALONG SUPER FLAG     # 3521872

         Dam:   CRESTDALE MAUD VERA 4B    # C594931

Crestdale Super Flag 14G was purchased at the Regina, Saskatchewan Bull Sale for $41,500.00 by a syndicate of 5 breeders in 1977.  He went on to be Grand Champion Beef Shorthorn Bull at the 1980 World Shorthorn Congress in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Probably his most famous son is another Canadian bull-Manitoba Sunrise.  14G weighed 2700# as a 3 year old.


Crestdale Super Flag 16G

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Registr. # 3645184               Birth date   (Approx. 1977)

        Sire:    MANDALONG SUPER FLAG   # 3521872

        Dam:    LUCY BELLE   # C568580

Crestdale Super Flag 16G is a Canadian bred Mandalong Super Flag son that sold at the Regina bull sale in 1977.  His mother was a super cow that was true Dual Purpose breeding tracing back to British Dairy Shorthorn breeding.