Modoc, Indiana is home of the two most dominate Shorthorn Bulls of the Bred, CF Trump and CF Solution, along with a growing number of herd sires that impact the breed in the past, present, and future. The following bulls are currently part of our herd bull line up and are also reference sires to many popular pedigrees in the breed.  
     
     
  CF Twilight
sire: Jakes Proud Jazz • dam: CYT Revival 625 S ET
Calving Ease Sire

  cf BCL HBO X ET
sire: WHR Sonny 8114 ET • dam: CF DZ Fool 770 BS
owned with: WHR Shorthorns, Robinett Family Cattle and Simon Farms
 
     
     
  cf solution x *x
sire: CF Trump X • dam: NPS Desert Rose 004
dob: March 19, 2003 • Polled
A full brother to the 2004 National Champion Female, HD Ruby 903 ET *X, and HD Bloodstone 603 *x, who is producing the perfect female. Solution is eye appealing, big bodied, and a perfect structured bull.
owned with: Sullivan Farms
Semen: Not Available
  hd bloodstone 603 *x
sire: CF Trump X • dam: NPS Desert Rose 004
dob: March 20, 2003 • Polled
A full brother to the 2004 National Champion Female, HD Ruby 903 ET *x and CF Solution X *x. Bloodstone is producing, stout, hairy, moderate cattle with look.
owned with: WHR Shorthorns, Jeff Sargent, Han-Du Farm
SEmen: Not Available
 
     
     
  Cloud 9
sire: Vegas • dam: Diamond Helena Dottie
dob: March 7, 2010 • THC Carrier
owned with: Schaeffer Show Cattle, Jordan Acres, Boyert Show Cattle, Henderson Cattle, Simon Farms
Semen: Now Taking Orders
  sull gncc el dorado
sire: CF Trump X • dam: K-KIM Mona Lisa 35L
dob: January 9, 2007 • Polled
owned with: Gana-Nisley Cattle Company, Sullivan Farms
 
     
     
  CF Sonic
sire: Ar Su Lu Tonic • dam: CF Carmele TP 021 X
dob: March 15, 2006 • Polled
  CF Flex
sire: CF Solution • dam: CF SnowHill Ruby
dob: March 15, 2010 • Polled
Show Bull of the year 2010.
 
     
     
  cf trump x *x
sire: Phildon Cunia Dividend • dam: CF Carmele NG NG 158X
dob: March 15, 1993 • Polled
Bred at Cates Farms. Trump has sired more National Champions than any other bull in the Shorthorn breed. Trump has been Sire of the Year seven times!
owned with: WHR Shorthorns, Jim Cooper
Semen: Not Available
  CF Firestone
sire: HD Bloodstone • dam: CF 4 Queens TF X
dob: January 7, 2006 • Polled
owned with: Smokey Mountain Farms
 
     
     
  ar su lu tonic 480 *x
sire: DFS Rider Eagle 176x • dam: Ar Su Lu First Rapture x
dob: April 1, 2004 • Polled
The new outcross, low birth weight bull that can still produce cattle that will excel
in the show ring.
owned with: WHR Shorthorns, V8 Shorthorns, Caney Valley Farms
Semen: $50/unit (minimum of five units) — foreign marketing rights available.
  SB PFC Proud Venture
sire: DunBeacon Venture • dam: SS Augusta Pride 361
dob: March 8, 2007 • Polled
owned with: Caney Valley Shorthorns, Little Cedar Cattle Company, Ben & Sharon Wilson
 
     
  If we can assist you with purchasing Shorthorn semen or your Shorthorn breeding decisions, feel free to contact any member of the Cates team.  
     
Rural Route 1, Box 358 • Modoc, Indiana 47358
Brian Cates • Fax: 765-853-5255
Randy Cates: 765-853-5819
Tyler Cates: 765-576-0035
Herdsman - Jae Van Horn: 317-412-3298
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