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Mini Cows West

Sale Page

 
 
Welcome to the Minicows West Sale Page. Here you will find Semen, Fullblood heifers, 1/2 blood heifers, and 1/2 blood bulls. You will also find the latest university studies on our genetics, to prove the value of our animals. (See the Beef Studies link--The results are exciting!)

Please call us at (208) 523-5959 for pricing or additional assistance.

 
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Semen

Fullblood and 1/2 blood bulls and heifers

Please contact us at [email protected] or (208) 523-5959 for assistance and questions.
 

Domestic Lowline Semen Sales

The choice of semen depends greatly on the direction you want your breeding program to take and what you will do with the progeny produced. All Lowline-based calves do very well in a number of situations. There are many choices.

Semen from full blood bulls allows the registration of calves in the American Lowline Registry which permits registration of animals that are 50% Lowline or greater. Using full blood bulls, it is possible to breedup to 7/8 % or purebred status. Percentage bred animals are in good demand since they offer so many possible directions, (beef, seed stock, pets), and sell at a partial price of full bloods. Here smaller, with good quality, is better. Choose Ltl Muggs at 32 ins.

The next choice would involve either Bullseye Jr. or Oreo. Both of these bulls are Lowline and Belted Galloway. Since the belt is dominant, there is a 50:50 chance of small belted calves. They are brothers and their dam was a 33 in. Lowline bred by Caeser. Here you win either way. High novelty appeal and value for either sex, and great pasture to plate beef potential.

Last, but far from least there is Hershey Lowline and Jersey, produced by our smallest animal, Ltl Muggs. "Jerlines" are the result of research we did for local dairies to solve the Jersey bull calf problem. These have so low a value that many are killed at birth. The cross produces an animal that is full bodied, with great beef potential for the males and an all around female with out any peers. The ultrasounds and taste tests prove superb beef and milk potential in the same package. They are far beyond the potential of Dexters and others bred for dual purposes. This is the ultimate "All Around" cow.

We believe strongly in quiet and gentle bulls. We have selected carefully for these traits along with the qualities that make Lowlines a breed apart for their proper niches. Simply choose your direction or directions and "Go for it". All semen is $30 per straw with no minimum. We have made ordering as simple as a phone call. Call Hoffman A.I. at (435)753-7883 and you will be cared for quickly and professionally. Doug Coombs there can also give you his views on the bulls since he has had them there in quarantine for the collections.

 
Semen: The surest, simplest & easiest way to start Lowlines!

From great fullblood Lowline bulls $30

From Belted Galloway and Belted Galloway by Lowline crosses $30

From Lowline by Jersey cross bull $30

 
 

WRR Fritz FM 17349 Fritz is a classic, registered, fullblood, Lowline bull. He weighs 1090 pounds.

Fritz was sired by Trangie Roustabout, a mid-sized favorite that came direct from the Trangie herd. At the time the research was completed the herd was dispersed.

Roustabout reflects the best of the many dollars and years spent on improving returns to Australian beef producers.

Fritz's dam has both Brambletye Utah, (FM731), and Brambletye Union Pacific, (FM74), in her pedigree.

He shows high marks on his Ingenity profile for marbling, yield grade, and calving ease, and favors a heifer pregnancy rate.

$30 per straw

Additional information (pdf)

WRR Fritz FM 17349

Roustabout, sire of WRR Fritz
Roustabout - sire of WRR Fritz
 

Brutus Ltl Brutus is a smaller, linebred Caesar Lowline bull with the best certified ultrasounds we have seen to date on any animal (see additional information below).

Both sire and dam are very easy going and smaller in stature. Brutus will breed true.

He is a return to the qualities produced by the original Lowline research project that separates Lowlines and Brutus from the rest of the herd.

Brutus is the perfect choice to start Lowlines or small cattle. His progeny can be registered as Lowlines. Now you should have Lowline size, quality, and efficiency with 1/2 blood calves from any reasonable sized female. He is ideal as a sire for smaller heifers (safety with quality), and as an alternate for Ltl Muggs to reinforce all the good stuff. He is ideal for breeders who want smaller, high-quality, even-tempered cattle.

$30 per straw with quantity discounts available

Additional information (pdf)

 
Bullseye, Jr. (D.O.B. 4-4-04) Miniature Belted Galloway x Lowline crossbreed. Both sides are registered. This new breed (All American Cattle) does it all. Outstanding credentials from both sides with very positive ultrasounds.

Bullseye Jr. is a great opportunity for beef, seedstock, and color in a small package. Gentle, trainable, and right sized, with traffic stopping good looks. Certified semen is

$30 per straw

Bulleseye, Jr. - yearling
Yearling, left side Mature
Mature, right side
 

Hershey (D.O.B. 7-27-02) was sired by "Texas", a stout, well-made, registered lowline Angus bull. His dam is a small-framed, dairy quality Jersey. The resulting "Jerline" is a positive answer to the quest for the ideal all-around bovine. He looks exactly like a full blood lowline. Hershey scores a very impressive choice grade for marbling (5.34%) and 1.6 inches of rib eye area per hundred pounds! Certified semen

$30 per straw

Jerlines are a "have it all" crossbreed. They are small, gentle, feed efficient, all-purpose animals for pets, petting zoos, 4H, milk, seedstock, or natural, high quality beef.

Price On Request


Hershey
 

LTL Muggs (32 inches at the pin). A significant breakthrough in Lowline breeding! Small size with ideal conformation and high quality. LTL Muggs exhibits a concentration of Lowline power in a very small frame. University of Idaho ultrasounds show that, pound-for-pound, he has full Lowline potential for large rib eye area, good marbling, and low back fat. LTL Muggs is ideal for size reduction without sacrificing quality in any breeding. Perfect for the small market, size reduction or small first calvers.

$30 per straw.


LTL Muggs
 

Oreo DOB 12-09-04. Oreo is one of the First of Its Kind in Lowline breeding! Miniature, small-framed, registered, belted Lowline bull. The sire is Bullseye and the Dam is Muggsy, a 36-inch fullblood Lowline. Be the first to own the best,

$30 per straw


 
Brenton's Best
He has the size that is ideal to add lowline genetics to halfblood calves while keeping both size and calving ease. Perfect for the proven direct market of 1/2 blood lowline beef. He is also an excellent choice for lowline seedstock with beef production in mind.

His dam is S006, Matilda. She was ultrasounded at the National Western Stock Show. She had 1.5 sq. inches of rib eye per hundred weight and marbling of 6.52% (high choice) on grass feed only, as a yearling. His sire, Brenton, has produced a number of winners at the National Western Stock Show.

$40 per straw


Brenton's Best
 

Bullseye Here is Cany Branch Bullseye. He is a very small registered dun-colored Belted Galloway. He is on target to add quality and color to your cattle of any breed for any purpose.

$30 per straw


Bullseye
 
Animals For Sale:
 

Prince
Prince is 2 1/2 years old and weighs in at 616 lbs.

Sire: Brutis
Dam: Lucy
Maternal Sire: Quambi Magician

Contact Brian Thompson
208-420-7697

Prince, contact Brian Thompson 208-420-7697
 
Jerlines, JLOs, or Jersey by Lowline crosses
Jersey by Lowline crosses offer the "best of all worlds". They are one of the best outcrosses of our smaller Lowline bulls. These smaller, gentle, easy-going calves offer the best pasture-for-plate beef because of the positive marbling and a lower seam fat gene inherited from both sides. The high-milk-potential heifers mother great, fast-growing, calves with enough extra for an additional calf or personal use. They are pets, beef, seedstock, and value in one small package.

 
Ellinore
Jersey by Lowline cross. MOther is 50% Angus, 50% Jersey.
Ellinore
 
Ltl One, Registered full blood Lowline heifer, Classic Size
DOB 11-15-06
Sire: FM #1 Quartermaster
Dam: EZ Buttons N Bows
Exposed to Brutus Aug 1, 2010 (see profile of Brutus below under Semen Sales)
SOLD
little one
 
Oprah. Angus x Lowline registered heifer
DOB: 05-05-09
SOLD - but we have more
 
Idaho Gem. Weanling, Full Blood Lowline female
DOB: 6-27-10
Daughter of Princess and Quambi Houdini
SOLD
 
Spaz. "Jer/Line", Jersey x Lowline, registered
DOB: 04-29-09
SOLD
 
All American Calf (TM). Not a Panda, but close. Produced by our foundation bulls and selected dams. Semen is available. SOLD.
 
Mini Cows West
5405 Long Cove Dr
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Phone: (208) 523-5959
Fax: (208) 524-2232
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.minicowswest.com
 

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