This fine Highland bull demonstrates the proven genetics of the
Leys Fold of Inverness on the side of his sire, while his dam was a grand
daughter of great Gille Buidhe of Benmore #3581CA known as "The Gene
Machine". Progeny of Jock of Dundonald continually demonstrated performance
and show-ring qualities. He sired SBH Springbrook Jock, the top selling bull
of the 2004 Bull Test Sale. Two progeny of SBH Springbrook Jock placed #1 and #4 in
the 2008 Central Bull Test. Another progeny of Jock of Dundonald was Calum
Dubh of Dundonald, the second top selling bull of the 2001 Bull Test Sale.
Jock of Dundonald also sired the top selling female, Dundonald's Mairi
#33,903 at the 13th AHCA National Sale in Denver. Jock of Dundonald was
shown well as a calf and a young bull. He was the Reserve Champion
Intermediate Bull at the National Western Stock Show in 1999.
Performance and show-ring genetic qualities.
Jock of Dundonald #30,584
An exceptionally well structured black Highland bull with impressive
Originally purchased by Dundonald Farm in 2005, he was used with
only three cows prior to being sold. His three calves of 2006 consisted of
two heifers and one nice bull. They were all fine Highlands.
bull was sold but the two heifers were shown extensively in 2007 through
2009 with both being class winners at the National Western Stock Show in
2008 and 2009. Witnessing the growth and performance of these two heifers,
Juilette Dubh of Dundonald #43,812 and Ella Dubh of Dundonald #44,133 caused
the re-purchase of Hi Oscar 03 in 2009 by Dundonald Farm.
He was used for
breeding at Dundonald in 2009 prior to his semen being collected. This bull
is an impressive specimen with great potential in the Highland breed and for
use in crossbreeding.