Cowmakers like this have exceptional post-calving fleshing ability


Thistledew’s Breeding Program 

A 20% Difference

Small gains add up giving you the best return on your investment!


less hay will be consumed by your moderate, easy fleshing females

 2% less pasture will be used allowing you to run 25% more cattle
 2% more reproductive efficiency of your Cowmakers, helping you to ship substantially less cows at pregnancy-checking time.
 2% longer Cowmaker life span
 2% less cost to develop your Cowmaker heifer calves

improvement in the uniformity of your herd, making groups of calves very attractive to buyers

 2% growth of calves (at the very least) by using our breeding program

reduction on your bull costs since PowerBulls stay in the herd as long as they can actively breed cows

 2% increase in calves’ values thanks to uniformity that’s backed by our breeding program of significance
 2% increase in calf production using the same amount of physical land
20% Improvements on return ($$$) by utilizing the Thistledew Breeding Program of Significance

“Replacements are a cow calf producers greatest expense … the common cow’s breakeven is eight years old.  Our Cowmakers are linebred to live well into their late teens.”