Holstein Bull of the Century
On August 30, 1965 Elevation was born near here on
Round Oak Farm, owned by Ronald A. Hope & Sons
Through the use of frozen semen and artificial insemination, Elevation
gained international acclaim. In 1999 the Holstein International
Publication named him its "Bull of the Century". Elevation sire a rare
combination of superior production, conformation and longevity. He is
credited with more than 100,000 recorded offspring and has over 8.8
million descendants. Upon his death in 1979 he was buried on the
lawn at Select Sires, Inc., Plain City, Ohio.
In agricultural history, no other animal equals
Elevation's impact on the world.