Highland Cattle Semen For Sale

Semen straws from both our herd sires are now available for sale here on the website, via the buttons below.

We’ve also added some rare champion bull semen from inventory that we have acquired.

After purchasing, we will contact the lab to release the straws. It is the Buyer’s responsibility to arrange and pay for shipping directly with Cottage Farm Genetics, typically $135-160 in the continental US.

Shipping Contact for Elm Hollow straws:
Ronda or Wes
(731) 664-7400
[email protected]

Standard Pricing
Straws for our Elm Hollow sires are $70 each with the following discounts available:
6-10 straws  –  5% discount
11-25 straws  –  10% discount
26+ straws  –  15% discount

Special Package Deal
5 straws BR Voodoo Magic
5 straws Big Ridge Fergus.
$600 (Over 14% off)

 

If you have any questions, contact…

Nancy Geller
[email protected]
(912) 674-8401

Phone reception is very poor, please use email or FB Messenger.

Big Ridge Voodoo Magic

Big Ridge VooDoo Magic an award winning black Highland bull

American Highland Cattle Association #51,522
DOB: 11/19/2011

2019 International Virtual Highland Cattle Show, 1st Place People’s Choice, Class 7, Bull 60-120 months.

Read more about Magic below.

Big Ridge Fergus

Big Ridge Fergus a large Highland bull at pasture

American Highland Cattle Association #57,487
DOB: 04/08/2017

2019 International Virtual Highland Cattle Show, 1st Place People’s Choice, Class 4, Bull 24-36 months.

Read more about Fergus below.

More on Big Ridge Voodoo Magic

Voodoo Magic is pictured at just 22 months old. Photo credit: Bill Arrington

Highland Bull named Big Ridge VooDoo Magic at 22 months old

And here is Magic six years later at age eight in the next three photos.

Voodoo Magic’s full thighs, thick shoulders and short, strong legs give overall balance that exemplifies perfect conformity to the Scottish Standards.

Highland bull Big Ridge Voodoo Magic eating lunch at 8 years old

Big Ridge Voodoo Magic is a calm, patient fellow whose calves average 55#, deliver unaided, nurse unassisted and grow at rapid rate, often outgaining their peers by 100+ pounds at weaning.

Magic was carefully bred to produce black and red calves with sound feet, tight udders, and gentle temperament. Magic’s semen per straw pricing is $70 with the following discounts available….

6-10 straws  –  5% discount
11-25 straws  –  10% discount
26+ straws  –  15% discount

Big Ridge VooDoo Magic being brushed at pasture

Magic exhibits all of the important traits of the Scottish Highland Cattle Standard. Magic’s excellently level top line combined with his strong muscular neck, broad short head, low wide horn set, and bushy forelock compliment a thick, slightly wavy coat.

Highland bull VooDoo Magic standing at profile against beautiful fall foliage

We are truly grateful to Bill and Kae Arrington of Big Ridge Highlands for their contributions to the breed, and most especially for working through generations to produce this magnificent bull.

We have learned much from the Arringtons, and been greatly inspired to carry on this legacy of excellence here at Elm Hollow Farm.

 

Big Ridge Voodoo Magic has produced another champion!

We are so excited to announce the Division 1 Intermediate Heifer Calf champion in the 2020 National Western Stock Show went to FSH Shake your Groove (AI,D), AHCA registration number 59,481 born 5/3/19 and shown with her NWSS championship banner below.

She is owned and was shown by Chet Welch of Tunnel Hill Farm, and her breeder is Greg Starr of Four Star Highlands

Voodoo Magic’s Calves

Voodoo Magic produces both red and black calves. The four below are shown at approximately three months.

Four Highland calves sired by Big Ridge Voodoo Magic

And here are three weanlings by Voodoo Magic at approximately six months.

Three Highland cattle weanlings sired by Big Ridge Voodoo Magic

Shown below is Big Ridge Effie Rose, Grand Champion Female at the North Central Highland Cattle Association show.

Sired by Big Ridge Voodoo Magic, dam Sobhrach of Big Ridge. Owned and expertly shown by Paige Proctor and Windemere Farms.

Magic’s son, Big Ridge Bearnard AHCA # 53391 at 20 months old.

Black Highland bull Big Ridge Bearnard at 20 months old

More on Big Ridge Fergus

Big Ridge Fergus is an even tempered very Scottish bull that traces back to one generation from Scotland. Fergus is the only remaining, active, bull, direct descendent of MacDonald of Esk, AHCA # 18546.

Award badge for 1st place in class 4 at the 2019 International Highland Cattle Virtual Show

His calves have run the entire range from black to white. He passes on his very correct Scottish standards to his offspring. Straws will be priced at $70.00 each with the following discounts available….

6-10 straws  –  5% discount
11-25 straws  –  10% discount
26+ straws  –  15% discount

Highland bull named Big Ridge Fergus striding through winter pasture

Fergus is a young bull and has only sired a few calves for us so far, but we have kept his first heifer to add to our fold. Elm Hollow’s Heather at 11 months, AHCA # 59800. She is so sweet tempered that she serves as greeter to visitors here at Elm Hollow Farm.

An eleven month old black Highland heifer calf

Heather was the first Fergus calf born at Elm Hollow Farm. Dam is Big Ridge Dubh Darcy.

This bull calf is one of Fergus’s 2020 fall calves by Dam Deirdre of Legacy.

White Highland calf in the winter forest on bed of leaves

Rare/Champion Bull Semen

In 2021 we had the good fortune to acquire an inventory of rare straws from a selection of champion bulls. These are available in limited quantities.

After purchasing, we will contact the lab to release the straws. It is the Buyer’s responsibility to arrange and pay for shipping directly with Hawkeye Breeders Services, typically $135-160 in the continental US.

Shipping contacts for Hawkeye:
Phone: 515-993-4711
Fax: 515-993-4176
EMAIL CONTACTS:
David Jensen, Owner
Brandy Jensen, Owner, Office Manager

Standard Pricing

Straws from our rare/champion bulls inventory are $70 each. Purchases of 11+ straws will earn a 5% discount.

Full Color Package Pricing

Available for a limited time, only in the USA.

• 2 straws white – Top Gun I of Mapleview
• 2 straws brindle – Zeus of Swains
• 2 straws black – Philip 1st of Hi-Arrow
• 2 straws red – Ruger of Mapleview

$500 (over 10% discount)

Top Gun I of Mapleview

AHCA #21286

All known photos of Top Gun I and Top Gun II of Mapleview were lost during a data transfer when a university student was writing an article about these outstanding twins produced when embryo production was in its infancy. What we have tracked down however is a full sibling of that same flush that looks almost identical. I also have a photo of a bull calf produced with Top Gun I semen. This calf is 8 months old in this photo.

Award winning Highland bull Top Gun 1's sibling Winchester a white Highland bull

Winchester of Mapleview
AHCA #30964
Full Sibling of Top Gun I of Mapleview

8 month old tawny Highland bull calf halter training in nice barn

8 month old bull calf
Recent offspring of Top Gun I

Championship Highland cow with award ribbon on the show floor

This is Finola of Dirtane, the dam of Top Gun I of Mapleview. Finola won best in show two consecutive years in Denver.

Zeus of Swains TOG 13Z # 23225

(Canadian Bull)

This brindle bull was once described by Scottish Judge, Ian Anderson as “The most structurally correct bull he had ever seen.”

Scrotal circumference is 40 cm. Scrotal circumference of over 38 cm has been linked to the early maturation of heifer calves produced by a bull.

Award winning brindled Highland bull Zeus of Swains

Anderson’s praise was born out time and again in the show ring. A list of his wins follows:

• 1991 (as a yearling) Reserve Champion Bull – Northeast Highland Cattle Show
• 1992 Reserve Champion Bull – Northeast Highland Cattle Show
• 1992 Grand Champion Bull – Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
• 1993 Reserve Champion Bull – National Western Stock Show
• 1994 Reserve Champion Bull – National Western Stock Show
• 1995 Grand Champion Bull – National Western Stock Show
• 1996 Get of Sire Champion – National Western Stock Show
• 1997 Get of Sire Champion – National Western Stock Show

In addition, his offspring have been very successful in the show ring.

• Anastasia of Mapleview – Reserve Grand Champion Female – NWSS
• Simba of Mapleview – Reserve Grand Champion Bull – NWSS
• Kizzie of Mapleview – Grand Champion Female – NWSS
• Zeusa of Mapleview – Senior Champion Female – NWSS
• DH Artemis – Highland Roll Call of Excellence

Philip 1st of Hi-Arrow CAN-9609

As a young bull, Philip 1st of Hi-Arrow was recognized as a very structurally sound bull. Originally, this outstanding bull was believed to be sired by Philip of Strathallan, but in 2010, a DNA test confirmed that he was sired by Bart of Benmore UK 7177 who was the Reserve Male Champion at the Royal Highland Show in 1987 and the Reserve Champion at Oban in 1988.

Young Highland bull with long shaggy black hair

Shown above at just under 2 years and below as a well matured senior bull.

Mature black Highland bull named Philip 1st of Hi-Arrow

His weight was over 2000# and scrotal circumference of 41 cm. Scrotal circumference of over 38 cm has been linked to the early maturation of heifer calves produced by a bull.

Ruger of Mapleview AHCA # 26594

Sire: Scott of Craycombe, a 5 time champion in Great Britain

Dam EZ Acres Kristin, North American Female of the year in 1993

Ruger was named Grand Champion Bull at the Northeast Highland Cattle show in 1995 and 1996.

Ruger’s mature weight was over 2,000 # and his scrotal Circumference was 42cm. Scrotal circumference of over 38 cm has been linked to the early maturation of heifer calves produced by a bull.

Red Highland bull Ruger of Mapleview

Show results for Ruger of Mapleview:

• 1995 Reserve Intermediate Champion – Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Canada
• 1995 Grand Champion Bull – Northeast Highland Cattle Association
• 1996 Reserve Intermediate Champion – National Western Stock Show
• 1996 Grand Champion Bull – Northeast Highland Cattle Association

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