Huck was the reserve champion as a calf at the 2011 World Beef Expo. He was Reserve National Champion at the World Beef Expo in 2012 as a yearling behind our bull calf KT Mac 1203.
Huck is outcross genetics out of Debeavoir Huckleberry Finn from England. He is a growthy long bull. He weighed 1,500 pounds when I picked him up from breeding 16 heifers for Megan Maas this summer. He was in excellent condition for the show this fall considering he was working up till two days before the show.
Huck had a 95 lb birhtweight and weighed 1218 lbs at 11 months of age. Ken Maas said he was gentleman at their place also.
Mac is an easy calving sire with an average calve size of 72 lbs in 2012. He is the sire of National Grand Champion KT Mac 1203
Mac is a frame score 6 bull. Mac sires structurally correct calves that are easy fleshing and adds thickness. He tends to throw calves marked the same as the cow. Use him on those TH postive club calf heifers for smaller calves that are really flashy in the show ring. Most have come out at linebacks in black cattle. He is in limited supply and 2018 may be the last year semen is available.
Click the icon for Huck's Pedigree
Click the icon to view Mac's pedigree
Semen is available on the bulls below. Semen is stored at the Clinic and at Nichol's Cryo Genetics in Maxwell, Iowa. Pay by sending a check made out to Thistledown Farms LLC. The semen will be released after it is paid for. Buyer pays all shipping costs. Please call 515-967- 5311 for shipping costs and to arrange shipping.
Farm address: 102 E Walnut St
Columbus Junction, IA 52738
PASA Strut 1402 is now available. He was Reserve Grand Champion at the 2014 World Beef Expo. Strut has proven himself as a sire. He has really added muscle and style to our calves. His first calf born was grand champion bull at both the World Beef expo and Junior Nationals in 2017. His calves in 2017 averaged 74.9 pounds birthweight. He has been one of the easiest animals I have ever had the pleasure to work with. Call 319-850-0743 to order semen or send a check for the number of straws you want to order. I will release the semen from Nichols Cryo-genetics after payment is received. You can then make arrangements with Nichols for shipment. 515-967-5311
Click the pedigree to the left to enlarge it.