Our Belted Galloway Bulls
 Below is information on our prized Belted Galloway bulls. Along with the general information is pricing for semen straws. For more information please use the contact information at the bottom of the page
Aldemere Berk
2485 (2413) born 3/8/1985
Sire Aldermere Michael 1645 (2159)
Dam Aldermere Lark 872 (1856)
Berk is son of Aldermere Michael, twice Grand Champion at the Fryebyurg Fair. He was selectively breeding a few cows until the ripe old age of 15. He was 56" tall and in his youth weighed 1975 lbs. He was extremely long and even with age did not get heavy in the front end. His calves average 67 lbs with a 50% heifer ratio.
$15/straw, 5 straws minimum.
Marben's MacLean
1589B born 5/30/1994
Sire Boreland Slammer 2967 - 1360B - (2505)
Dam Sno-Belt Zola 8466 - 1406B
MacLean's genetics are all imported and cannot be duplicated. He is out of a Canadian cow by a Scottish bull. MacLean was 1995 Grand Champion Bull at NAILE. He is 551/2" tall and weighs 1850 lbs. He is extremely smooth  and thick front to back with a broad deep rear quarter. Calves average 71 lbs. with 56% heifers. MacLean heifers have already made their presence known in the show ring.
$45/per straw, 5 straw minimum
4WF Taco 69G
(ET) 6393B born 9/15/1997
Sire Au Domaine First 4D (Red) 5845R
Dam Lazy-L Ganga 7352
Taco is a red gene carrier and has been bred to Marben cows that tested positive for the red gene.
$25/per straw, 5 straw minimum
Dirigo Dallas
1847B born 9/7/1994
Sire Firth King Henry (635)
Dam Mayberry Annie (7036)
 Dirigo Dallas is a 2013 Platinum Lifetime Award winner. Dallas' genetics cannot be duplicated. He was an embryo calf by and out of UK parents both of which were dominant in the show ring. He weighed 2050 lbs. and was 54" tall.
His first crop at Marben Farm includes Marben's Mocha, a class-winning heifer in the 1999 show season. Average birth weight of his calves is 70 lbs. and to date the heifer ratio is exactly 50%. Limited semen is available.
$125/per straw
Marben's Jasper Park
(AI) (US) 33046-B born 7/27/10       
Sire:  Mar-Pine Maurice -USD2001-  CAN -835B-      
Dam:  Marben's Victoria Il  25680-B
Jasper is a clean fronted young bull with length, thickness and depth of body that he is transferring to his progeny.  Canadian and UK genetics throughout his pedigree.
 
 
 $35/straw, 5 straws minimum.
Stonesthrow Ambassador
 (AI) 10731B  born 3/14/06
 Sire:  Shiralee Moonshine (AI) (ET) 4771 B313-AUS
Dam:  Driftwood Miss Magic 20970B
 Ambassador is the son of Shiralee Moonshine a 2011 Platinum Lifetime Award winner. Stonesthrow Ambassador is a 2013 Platinum Lifetime Award winner.  Ambassador's offspring are in the 68 to 72 lbs. birthweight range and have mellow temperments.  Ambassador is a well balanced, thick and deep individual.
$35/straw, 5 straws minimum.
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Berner Garde
Tiggie, Jay, Bennett & Brooks Gerli
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Sharon, CT  06069
Email - jgerli@snet.net
Tel. (860) 364-2161
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MARBEN'S ZEUS 
(AI):  PARK PERSEUS UK 3683
MARBEN'S CHIME 28998-D
 
SIRE: Park Perseus is from the outstanding genetics from Scotland's legendary Park herd.  Perseus is a two time champion at the Scottish Highland Show and also sire of the winner of the champion Rosette at Wigtown. 
 
Dam:  Marben's Chime was Reserve Grand Champion at NAILE in 2008, Reserve Champion Female at the 2009 Big E and Champion Cow-Calf at the 2010 Big I.  Chime's sire Marpine Maurice from the famous Marpine herd in Canada.
 
Zeus was Reserve Junior Champion Bull at the 2014 NAILE
 
Zeus has been described as a ling bodied bull who is flawless in his phenotype.  He has lots of thickness and depth of body with a great disposition. 
 
Zeus semen is available for export.
 
 $35/straw, 5 straws minimum.