The uniformity of Line One genetics is highly regarded in the beef industry. Large groups of calves that proceed through the supply chain with consistency deliver predictable and profitable outcomes for Feedlotters, Grass Finishers & Processors alike.
There's a reason a tried and true black baldie is the most favoured cow in America's cow herd. She's accountable, predictable, profitable and sustainable. Her calf and her steer mates are in demand - regardless of end point.
7131E blends strong maternal lines with outstanding performance and excellent carcase merit. He's stout in structure, strong boned, with great length of body and loads of muscle. He is an outstanding genetic package.
Mark Cooper, Cooper Herefords, Willow Creek, MT USA
6007 is a great young sire. His combination of phenotype, calving ease, carcase and maternal strength is hard to beat. His dam produced multiple herd sires and is huge topped and easy fleshing. The first 6007 calves look outstanding.
Jack Holden, Holden Herefords, Valier MT USA
CL 1 DOMINO 6128D
A $155,000 High Seller from Cooper Ranch. 6128D is built like few other with immense body capacity and style. Genetically he is from the super cow 055X, the dam of leading industry sires 215Z, 5110C, 739E etc. 6128D has validated his claim as setting the standard for hereford sires.
Top 20% EPD - WW, YW, SC, Milk, Milk & Growth, CW, REA, Marbling
6128D blends strong maternal traits with good performance and carcase merit. He had more shape and muscle dimension than any other bull in our 2017 sale. He is stout, with a clean line, great length of body and lots of muscle.
HH ADVANCE 5107C
A $160,000 High Seller from Holden Herefords. 5107C is long bodied, smooth made and thick throughout. He is a exceptional sire with progeny consistently amongst the most sought after.
5107C is a son of Domino 215Z who absolutely excelled in the AHA Sire Reference Program. The dam of 5107C is the 9228W cow who we have flushed in the USA and is also the dam of 3297A & widely recognised as one of the most prepotent cows in the breed.
Top 20% EPD - CED, BW, WW, YW, Milk & Growth, CEM, CW, REA, Marbling
5107C is an elite herd bull that checks all the boxes. He is well marked, big topped, square made, sound structured, with eye appeal to burn.
HH ADVANCE 7088E
A high performance sire that was retained by Holden Herefords. 7088E is a powerful sire that early in his career is breeding really nicely. 7088E EPD's confirm him as a carcase king being top 1% CW & Marbling, Top 25% REA and high growth.
7088E comes from the Domino 215Z line which is consistently proving itself some of the most powerful performance genetics in the breed. In the recent AHA Sire Evaluation Trial 215Z achieved - #1/12 WW, #1/12 YW, #3/12 Marb, #4/12 REA, #1/12 CW, #1/12 Yield Grade.
Top 20% EPD - SC, CW, Marbling
We are extremely pleased with the job he's doing. He sires well made, short marked, high performance carcase cattle with extra eye appeal.
HH ADVANCE 8132F
8132F is a unique sire that was retained by Holden Herefords. 8132F is a really commercial orientated sire that is ease to use with exceptional calving ease, strong growth, heavy carcase and high marbling. The EPD profile of 8132F are unmatched by any other sire born in the USA in 2018. Backed by 7 generations of donor females, including 1010Y, 8132F is a bull that will progress any herd into the future.
Top 20% EPD - CED, BW, WW, YW, SC, Milk & Growth, CEM, CW, REA, Marbling
8132F is one of THE most exciting young sires we have ever raised. He is a unique combination of calving ease, growth, carcase and backed by elite maternal strength..... 8132F is destined to make his mark on the Hereford breed globally"
8132F semen in Australia & New Zealand is marketed through Beefgen Australia.
We appreciate that our good fortune in securing the below Line One donors should not be underestimated. These cows are the true leaders of the Hereford breed and we have worked with our great friends, the Holden & Hoffman Families, to access them.
When you see these cows in a pedigree you can gain comfort in knowing that they are the absolute best of 85 years of strict focus in a breeding program that is sought globally.
When you see our herd we hope you agree it is world class. Below are a selection of our best performed donor dams -
The Line One cow is refined, she's a lady, she is the product of 85 years unwavering dedication by the greatest cattlemen, she is hard working and honest, she gives her all to raise a beautiful calf - year in year out.
hh MISS ADVANCE 1010Y
1010Y is the definition of a donor dam. She is recognised as one of the very elite cows in the Hereford breed. 1010Y has shone in the Holden & Hoffman herds throughout her young life with sons selling to $50,000, and sons retained at Holden's including the powerhouse HH Advance 7162E, the heaviest bull calf ever raised at Holden Herefords. A daughter, HH Miss Advance 4050B is the No 1 young cow at Holden's. The opportunity to put our name on a cow like 1010Y is humbling.
Unfortunately 1010Y was lost in 2020 and there retires one of the most influential breeding cows in recent L1 history.
Owned by 3R and Holden Herefords
hh MISS ADVANCE 4011B
4011B is a royally bred young donor being a direct daughter to the 0121X cow that has been so outstanding including the dam of HH Advance 4075B ($240,000) and the standout 7076E (above). 4011B is sired by 1098Y who has left a legacy of industry focussed progeny. Despite her young age 4011B has commanded inclusion as a Holden donor via an outstanding crop of progeny - a son is the #1 marbling sire ever at Holden Herefords. Top 1% marbling and pure calving ease - critical value driving traits.
Owned by 3R and Holden Herefords.
hh MISS ADVANCE 8025F
Our choice at the 2019 Holden Miss Advance Female Sale. 8025F is a striking young female that exudes quality in every measure. She was the 2nd top seller in the sale with her powerhouse dam the top at $37,500. 8025F is the product of two exceptional individuals and backed by generations of elite Hereford stock. The numbers behind 8025F support her claims as a breed leading female with exceptional calving ease, & Top 3% REA & IMF.
Owned by 3R & Sadler Ranches, OK.
HH MISS ADVANCE 1023Y
1023Y is a tremendous maternal donor who is regally bred. She is a flush mate to the popular HH Advance 1069Y, HH Advance 1044Y sand numerous proven donor females. She is huge bodied and perfect set for maternal influence through fertility and a flawless udder. 1023Y featured prominently in the 2018 Holden Sale with 5 sons by 3297A (9228W Son) sons averaging over $15,000 and selling to $25,000 twice, the highest averaging dam.
Owned by 3R (resold in 2019)
CL 1 DOMINETTE 1169Y
If you asked Jason Hoffman he'll say 1169Y is 'THE' favourite cow at Hoffman Ranch, she combines two of the most well known products of Cooper Ranch in recent times in 955W & the great 440P. Both who have had strong international impact. 1169Y has bred as true as her pedigree and carved out an enviable reputation for her feminine daughters and powerhouse sons. We eagerly anticipate the results of breeding 1169Y to CL 1 Domino 7131E.
hh MISS ADVANCE 9228W
The 9228W donor needs no introduction. She has bred leading sires; HH Advance 5107C ($170,000 Part Interest) & HH Advance 3297A (A hugely popular sire retained by Holden). Her influence in the industry has been as strong as any cow over the past decade. The 9228W calves born in our program by 215Z & 5110C are outstanding with immense look & impeccable quality. 9228W combines ease of calving, maternal traits, growth and carcase beautifully to further her position as one of the very elite. Owned by Hoffman Ranch