“Classic Bulls” (From J to Z)
Prominent Heritage (Native) Shorthorn Bulls Born 1950 to 1985
To help familiarize people with the genetic background of Modern Shorthorns, the Heritage Shorthorn Society is furnishing brief summaries, pictures, and pedigree links of many of the important Heritage Shorthorn bulls that were born between 1950 and 1985. Early research utilizing frozen semen in cattle breeding took place in the 1930’s and 1940’s but became more accessible to cattle breeders after 1950. Semen is still available on most of the bulls listed below; however HSS is not aware of any Shorthorn semen produced before 1950 that is available today. (Additional bulls from the "Classic" period will be added over time.) Information on more recent bulls (born after 1985) is readily available from various sources.
For those who are Shorthorn history buffs there is much more information available on these bulls through many of the books listed on our Book Reference Page, old “Shorthorn World” magazines (many of which can be accessed through Google), "Steer Planet" website key word searches, and/or direct internet searches.
Information on individual bulls is posted alphabetically below, after the index. The tan registration numbers in the information section are clickable links to ASA pedigrees.
Mollie’s Defender Adair #3668667
Mr. Minot # 3582796
Nelco McLeod #3664994
Nodak King’s Tradition #3564969
Oakwood Conductor # 3166620
Pleasant Dawn Seal 2nd # 3358731
Promise L Par ’71 2nd # 3471502
Remitall Choice Mint # 3309122
Ridgewood Tracy # 3559004
Roan Harvest Duke # 3557467
Scottshill Major Clark # 3536807
Smallflower Leader 2nd # 3407739
Spiro # 3534243
Spruce Hill Image # 3700761
TPS Coronet Catalyst 20th #3363904
TPS Coronet Leader 21st # 3098353
TPS Coronet Leader 61st # 3261776
Tea for the Tillerman # 3582798
Thornwood Major # 3538036
Weston Trademark 3rd # 3344634
Wexvale Polar Bar Prince # 3769061
JAF Major Duke 78 # 3674390
JLP Cavalier 8th # 3581972
KC Clipper Duke # 3325520
Kenmar Leader 13B # 3464086
Kenmar Ransom 32Z # 3358731
Kenmar President 26A # 3411494
Kinnaber Leader 6th # 3425151
Kinnaber Leader 9th # 3457203
Leveldale Princeps # 2962010
LaFraise Duke 3rd # MS79581
Lilac Par 18th # 3173717
La Plata Stronghold # 3717470
Lone Pine Grand Society #3522503
Mandalong Super Elephant #3610693
Mandalong Super Flag # 3521872
Manitoba Sunrise # 3734473
Maxton Bold Crusader # 3740744
Meadowbrook Chieftain 9th #3540863
Meadowbrook Prince 16th #3594057
Melbros Stronghold # 3533466
Merriwong Smuggler # 3522502
**The pictures of the "classic" bulls in these write-ups vary in clarity because the original photos were often small &/or of poor quality.**
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.
JLP Cavalier 8th
Registr. # 3581972 Birth Date: 4/4/1974
Sire: JPL Cavalier #3451046
Dam: JPL Augusta S #3390628
R. W. Parrott of Woonsocket, South Dakota was the breeder of JPL Cavalier 8th. His sire, JLP Cavalier, was a popular bull in the early seventies and used extensively by Melbourne Farms. JPL Cavalier 8th’s thick muscularity was seen in his offspring. A picture of JPL Cavalier 8th was used in a promotional mat.
KC Clipper Duke
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.
Kenmar Ransom 32Z
Registr. # 3441582 Birth Date: 3/19/1968
Sire: Pleasant Dawn Seal 2nd ASA #3358731
Dam: Kenmar Beverly 28U ASA #C552652
Kenmar Ranom 32Z sire, Pleasant Dawn Seal 2nd, was an exceptional beef bull who went to be a part of the ABS Shorthorn bull battery. 32Z, also know as Tank for obvious reasons, was Canadian bred but eventually purchased by Questing Hills. He had a long career as he was used in many herds to upgrade and return to viable beef production.
Kinnaber Leader 6th
Registr. # 3425151 Birth Date: 4/19/1965
Sire: TPS CORONET LEADER 21ST #3098353
Dam: BUTTE LEE FAIRY 7TH # C522767
Kinnaber Leader 6th is a Canadian bred bull. He is a full brother to Kinnaber Leader 9th. There has been considerable debate about whether Leader 6th or Leader 9th was the better bull. Leader 6th has had a continuing impact on beef Shorthorns, including current Shorthorns, through his sons.
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 this section are either sired by the 9th or have him in their pedigree. The docility, calving ease, and marbling of his offspring are excellent.
La Plata Stronghold
Registr. # 3717470 Birth Date: 1/18/1981
Sire: Melbros Stronghold ASA #3533466
Dam: La Plata Flossie Two Lass ASA #3594126
Laplata Stronghold brings together the best of the Shorthorn breed. His sire, Melbros Stronghold, was an award winning “Certified Meat Sire” and his dam was a double bred Meadowbrook Chieftain 9th daughter. He was bred by Rudy Griess of Sutton, Nebraska who owned La Plata Shorthorns. Later he was also used by Reuben Schantz of Beemer, Nebraska.
Registr. # 2962010 Birth Date: 1956
Sire: Leveldale Basis ASA #2599019
Dam: Aldie Princess Ciss ASA #2753502
Leveldale Princeps was produced by the Leveldale herd of Illinois. His sire, Leveldale Basis was the 1959 International Grand Champion Shorthorn bull and sold for $35,000.00 (over$150,000.00 in today’s dollars). Princeps was similar to the type that was popular at that time—somewhat compact in a smaller frame.
Lilac Par 18th
Registr. # 3173717 Birth Date: 1963
Sire: Par Defender ASA #2875011
Dam: Lilac Lady 58th ASA # 2922660
A son of the famous Par Defender bull, Lilac Par 18th is one the most famous and popular bulls from Haumont’s. Par 18th has many famous offspring with sons being used throughout the USA. He was a thick rugged bull that encapsulated many of the old Shorthorn genetics breeders are looking for today.
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
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.
Mandalong Super Flag
Registr. # 3521872 Birth date: 10/02/1971
Sire: ALICE DOWNS SUPREME 27TH #A6701524
Dam: MANDALONG ROANY 20TH #A681486
Mandalong Super Flag was probably the greatest bull ever to migrate to Canada from Australia. His influence on Canadian Shorthorn genetics is unparalleled and is demonstrated by how many Canadian Shorthorns have Flag multiple times in their pedigrees. He was purchased as a 8 month old calf by Dr. G. Carter of Alberta, Canada from Mr. Rick Pisaturo who owned Mandalong Stud in Australia. As a two year old Flag was shown at The National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado where he was named Supreme Champion Shorthorn—an accomplishment no other foreign bull has ever had. Because of his size, smoothness, and the quality of his offspring he was a game changer in North American Shorthorn genetics. He was a bull ahead of his time. Recently (December, 2016) we had a chance to spend 2 days with Rick Pisaturo. It was fascinating to listen to him describe the evolvement of Shorthorns in Australia and how he developed Mandalong Shorthorns. Talk about a history lesson. He is still “sharp as a tack” at 94.
Registr. # 3734473 Birth Date: 1/13/1981
Sire: Crestdale Super Flag 14G #3734473
Dam: Hewellen Riverhurst Lass 7J C626296
Manitoba Sunrise’s sire, Crestdale Super Flag, was the Grand Champion Beef Shorthorn Bull at the World Shorthorn Congress in Calgary, Manitoba in 1980. He had previously sold for $41,500. Manitoba Sunrise was bred by William Acheson of Somerset, Manitoba. He was sold to Lynn Ewald, Fair Acres Stock Farm, Waldorf, Minnesota. Manitoba Sunrise had a successful show career and has sired some excellent offspring that have very successful in their own right.
Maxton Bold Crusader
Registr. # 3740744 Birth Date: 12/18/1978
Sire: Eathorpe Bellringer #S351376
Dam: Maxton Songstress 8th #S208968
Maxton Bold Crusader was the Grand Champion Dual Purpose bull and high seller at the 1980 World Shorthorn Congress in Calgary, Manitoba. He was consigned by David Spalton of Derbyshire, England. He was purchased by Sanford Farms, Meadowvale, Ontario. His dam had a milk record of over 16,000 pounds which was high for a Dual Purpose cow. He was used extensively in Canada and the USA.
Meadowbrook Chieftain 9th
Registr. ASA# 3540863 AMSS# 329245
Birth date: 09/01/1966
Sire: MEADOWBROOK PREMIER 3D # M307974
Dam: MEADOWBROOK LASSIE 3D # M182291
Meadowbrook Chieftain 9th daughters were extremely popular in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s because of their quality udders and milking ability. His dam, Meadowbrook Lassie 3D was the prototypical Shorthorn cow. The Clarence Forgey Meadowbrook herd was truly Dual Purpose with some Meadowbrook steers winning carcass championships in Indiana. A search of native Shorthorn pedigrees will quickly show the influence of Chieftain 9th.
Meadowbrook Prince 16th
Registr. # 3594057 Birth Date: ?
Sire: Pride's Top Flight 3D # P274165
Dam: Wexvale Pride's Princess # x276124
Prince 16th comes from the popular Meadowbrook herd with his dam, Wexvale Pride’s Princess also the dam of Meadowbrook White Cloud 4th. She was a large cow that was very complete. Prince’s grand dam, Lakeside Princess 4th was probably the most influential cow in the famed Wexvale herd.
Registr. # 3533466 Birth date: 08/21/1971
Sire: EVERGREEN GERNER # C426389
Dam: MAPLEVILLE WILD MIMOSA 2 # C515047
Melbros Stronghold, otherwise known as “Champagne”, was a Certified Meat Sire and Sire of the Year in Shorthorns. His offspring won National Championships in the showing and in carcass contests. He was the most complete accepted Dual Purpose bull in the breed during the early 1970’s. His daughters were very thick and fleshy. He was used extensively in the Windholme herd in Virginia.
Registr. # 3522502 Birth date: 09/15/1971
Sire: MERIWONG OXLEY # A6703284
Dam: MERIWONG BEATRICE # A6702551
American Breeders Service (ABS) imported Merriwong Smuggler from Australia for semen sales. The Merriwong herd in Australia was very well known and some of their Shorthorns were used in the foundation of the Mandalong Shorthorn herd. Smuggler was not a large bull but he was balanced. His pedigree dovetails with many of the better Australian genetics of the time.
Mollie’s Defender Adair
Registr. # 3668667 Birth Date: 07/03/1976
Sire: DEFENDER MAZENA ADAIR #3668664
Dam: ECHO'S MOLLIE CHERRY # 3668111
Mollie’s Defender Adair, nicknamed “Surge”, was Supreme Champion bull at the Polled Congress in the early 1980’s. He sold for $18,500 which was a high price at the time. He had large body mass with excellent muscling in a frame size that compliments the needs of today’s Shorthorn breeder.
Registr. # 3582796 Birth Date: 7/17/1974
Sire: Spiro ASA #3534243
Dam: Miss Springfield ASA #3540014
Mr. Minot was another Graham Land Livestock bull. His sire, Spiro, was famous for his award winning ribeye measurements while his dam, Miss Springfield was National Champion heifer. He had a weaning weight of 757# and sold for $7000 at the Graham’s dispersal sale in 1975. He was purchased and then promoted by Clarence John & Sons of Cottonwood, Minnesota. Mr. Minot was a true Dual Purpose bull.
Registr. # 3664994 11/22/1977
Sire: HILLTOP LANCER 457 #3573050
Dam: NELCO STELLA'S MISSIE 3rd #3600522
Nelco Mcleod was a long bodied, well muscled bull who produced excellent females. His dam, Nelco Stella’s Missie 3rd, embodied many of the traits today's Shorthorn breeders are trying to bring back. She was large volumed with a very feminine look.
Nodak King’s Tradition
Registr. # 3564969 Birth Date: 1/5/1970
Sire: King Roan Beauty ASA #309969
Dam: NodaK Countess Trudy ASA #295222
Nodak’s Kinkg Tradition from the Schlekewy Milking Shorthorn herd in North Dakota. He was purchased by Carvin & Gerald Guy of Velden, South Dakota who owned the Hilltop Ranch. Nodak’s King ’s Tradition went on to sire 2 National Champion bulls, one being Hilltop Lanncer 457. He also sired one National Champion Cow. Nodak’s King Tradition was a very popular bull in the Shorthorn breed in the early 70’s. His daughters were robust with a lot of depth.
Registr. # 3166620 Birth Date: 1962 ?
Sire: Oakwood Contract ASA #3054674
Dam: Oakwood Lady Golden 5th ASA # 2966260
Oakwood Conductor was a double bred son of the 1955 International Grand Champion Shorthorn bull. He was purchased at Oakwood dispersal sale for $3500.00 and went on to become one of the first 3 bulls to be a PRI Certified Meat Sire—a testament to his positive beef qualities.
Pleasant Dawn Seal 2nd
Registr. # 3358731 Birth date: 05/01/1961
Sire: HI WAY ROYAL OAK # 2893468
Dam: PLEASANT DAWN PRINCESS # C448410
Pleasant Dawn Seal 2nd was bred by Lloyd Hatch of Manitoba Canada. The Hatch herd was undoubtedly one of the best Shorthorn cow herds in all of Canada for many years. Seal 2nd was leased for many years to American Breeders Service (ABS). He was so popular as a sire that there is almost no semen left on him. His daughters were tremendous brood cows.
Promise L Par ’71 2nd
Registr. # 3471502 Birth Date: Approx. 1966
Sire: LILAC PAR 18TH #3173717
Dam: MAID OF PROMISE H 105TH #3218801
He was a heavily muscled bull for the time with a frame to match. He was used extensively in the Stout herd in Oklahoma. Par ’71 also was well balanced and produced many good females. He traced to Haumont breeding.
Remitall Choice Mint
Registr. # 3309122 Birth Date: 4/3/1964
Sire: Remitall Hercules ASA #3360603
Dam: A-7 Ideal Ruby 7S ASA #C529527
Remitall Choice Mint came from the Louis Latimer herd in Olds, Alberta, Canada. He was considered a large bull at the time, over 2300#, and was purchased by the McIver Bros. of Farwell, Minnesota at 1968 Remitall sale. His progeny were used both in Canada and the USA. An interesting side note is that Remitall is L. Latimer spelled backwards.
Registr. # 3559004 Birth Date: ?
Sire: Spring Book Robin Hood #260794
Dam: Ridgewood Obee #290059
Ridgewood Tracy was produced by Orval Williams & Son of Odessa, Missouri. He was purchased by the Mysha herd (Norman & Marcia Shaver) and was shown extensively. He weighed over 2700# with structural correctness. He was a true Dual Purpose bull who was used in both beef and dairy Shorthorn herds.
Roan Harvest Duke
Registr. # 3557467 Birth date: 04/11/1970
Sire: CHARBONEAU HARVEST DUKE # 336766
Dam: RED BIRD LADY 3D # 311219
Roan Harvest Duke was bred at Gustafson’s Wexvale herd. Duke comes more from the dairy side of Dual Purpose Shorthorns. He has an interesting pedigree that traces to some outstanding old Shorthorn cow families. He was a bull that was safe to use on heifers.
Scottshill Major Clark
Registr. # 3536807 Birth Date: 9/10/1963
Sire: LAFRAISE DUKE 3D # MS79581
Dam: LADY KIMBERLY # MS278298
Scottshill Major Clark was the Junior and Grand Champion bull at the 1965 All American Dairy Show. He is the sire of Clark, Columbus, Thornwood Major, and Spiro. Through his sons he has had a tremendous impact on the Shorthorn industry, especially Heritage Shorthorn.
Smallflower Leader 2nd
Registr. # 3407739 Birth Date: 6/6/1968
Sire: BUTTE LEE LEADER 2ND # CB415930
Dam: SMALLFLOWER CHERRY 3S # C532122
Smallflower Leader 2nd was a large polled bull (over 3000#) that was raised by W. J. Small & Sons of Canada. He was purchased by KABSU and John Teagardin. The Kansas State Beef Program used him in beef trials and he was used extensively by Leonard Bingham in his breeding program. Smallflower was a “rugged bull” that contrasted in both size and scale with most of the his contemporaries.
Registr. # 3534243 Born 1972
Sire: SCOTSHILL MAJOR CLARK # 3536807
Dam: TOMAHAWK FAIR DUCHESS # 3560873
Spiro is a Graham Land & Livestock Co. bull that is a son of Scottshill Major Clark. Spiro is the sire of such famous bulls as GX Spiro’s Plumber 528X and Mr. Minot. He also sired two National Champion females. Spiro’s nickname was Muscle Man because of his record setting rib eye measurements. He was an extremely popular bull in his time and was used by a large number of Shorthorn breeders.
Spruce Hill Image
Registr. # 3700761 Birth date: 09/05/1979
Sire: CROMELLAR IMAGE SEAL # 3582862
Dam: OAK GROVE'S ROSETTE 5 # 3637869
Spruce Hill Image was a white bull that goes back to Canadian Image and Hillview Hobo on his sire’s side and Par Defender on his dam side. He was a tall bull by most standards, but was a very popular bull for his time. He is useful in a Dual Purpose Shorthorn breeding program to blend adequate size with other genetic characteristics.
Registr. #3677870 Birth Date: 1/16/1976
Sire: GX Ridge Runner X 628 ASA #3642788
Dam: Thornwood Royal Teri ASA #354009
TCC Chinook sired a National Champion cow and has one of the best pedigrees in the Shorthorn breed. On the sire side he traces to Columbus and his dam, Thornwood Royal Teri, was a long lived productive cow that was the dam of many show winners including the famous Miss Springfield. Chinook a smooth correct bull that who was low maintenance and had a practical side beyond his prodigious production of show winning offspring.
Tea for the Tillerman
Registr. # 3582798 Birth date: 07/23/1974
Sire: COLUMBUS # 3540006
Dam: PRINCESS ELVA 4TH # 3540015
Tea for the Tillerman, a Columbus son, was used successfully in the herds of several major USA Shorthorn breeders during the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, including the Woodside herd in Pennsylvania. He was line bred with Scottshill Major Clark on both sides of his pedigree. He was a large stretchy bull that “brought a lot to the table”. He added size while maintaining milk and productivity.
TPS Coronet Catalyst 20th
Registr. # 3363904 Birth Date: 11/4/1967
Sire: TPS Coronet Catalyst ASA #3229853
Dam: CGF Nonpareil ASA #31229440
Cat 20 was a product of the Harold Thieman TPS herd in Missouri. Cat 20’s pedigree diverged from the Leader 21 sons that everyone was using at the time. From the picture of Cat the smooth muscling and thickness is quite apparent. Cat was lightly used in many herds during the early 70’s.
TPS Coronet Leader 21st
Registr. # 3098353 Birth date: 10/15/1960
Sire: CORONET MAX LEADER # 2887446
Dam: NONPAREIL LADY 163D # 2906288
TPS Coronet Leader 21st was a large bull in a world dominated at the time by small (belt-buckle) cattle. He was a stout and thick bull that has sired many famous Shorthorn sires such as Kinnaber Leader 6th and 9th. His importance to the Shorthorn breed should not be underestimated. American Breeders Service (ABS) promoted him as a changer bull that would bring the Shorthorn out of the wilderness of small cattle into the world of functional productive cattle. Leader 21st lead that charge.
TPS Coronet Leader 61st
Registr. # 3261776 Birth date: 02/26/1965
Sire: CORONET MAX LEADER # 2887446
Dam: ROSEWOOD CORONITA 56TH #3115123
TPS Leader 61st was half brother to Leader 21st, since Coronet Max Leader was their sire. What sets him apart is that he is more of a linebred bull. He was thick with adequate size. He is not well known in the Shorthorn breed today but he has the potential, with proper matings, to propagate positive old Shorthorn genetics.
Registr. # 3538036 Birth Date: 01/15/1970
Sire: SCOTTSHILL MAJOR CLARK #3536807
Dam: THORNWOOD ROYAL DOT # 297556
Thornwood Major is another Graham Land & Livestock bull that was used extensively in the 70’s. He combined muscling with scale, as breeders tried to move beyond the “belt buckle” debacle. Another important aspect was longevity. His dam, Thornwood Royal Dot, was flushed at 16 years of age. Cows with this ability are absent is today’s show-obsessed Shorthorns.
Weston Trademark 3rd
Registr. # 3344634 Birth Date: 5/29/1967
Sire: TPS Coronet Leader 21st ASA #3098353
Dam: Augusta Preference ASA #2912978
Many consider Weston Trademark 3rd to be one of the finest Shorthorn bulls ever produced. He was from Dr. Martin Nold’s Weston herd in Osaka, South Dakota. He was used in a wide variety of Shorthorn herds in both the U. S. and Canada. He was affectionately known as “Fillet”. His offspring tended to be thick and deep in a balanced package.
WEXVALE POLAR BAR PRINCE
Registr. # 3769061 Birth Date: 11/09/1983
Sire: MEADOWBROOK PRINCE 16TH #3594057
Dam: WEXVALE PRINCESS CASSIE #3562446
Polar Bar combines the best of Meadowbrook and Wexvale breeding. His great grandam is Lakeside Princess 4th who was basically the foundationcow for the Wexvale herd of Michigan. She was purchased at 6 weeks of age and her influence on the Wexvale herd was extensive. His sire, Meadowbrook Prince 16th, had a long positive track record in the Meadowbrook herd and produced many outstanding offspring. Polar Bar combines the best of true Dual Purpose Shorthorn breeding.