I purchased a Leading Lady bred heifer from the Hahn’s Practical and Profitable sale in 2012. She is one of my favorite cows because she is a great mother and has a calm temperament. I was thrilled when she had a Prestige heifer calf in April of 2013. I have shown that daughter over the past year and done very well. I am now excitedly awaiting the arrival of the cow’s second calf in the next month. As for the Hahn family, they are some of the nicest people I have met in the cattle industry. If I ever need advice on what to do with my cattle, they are happy and willing to help. I have had a great experience working with Hahn Family Shorthorns, and I plan to do so again in the future.
Rachel Waggie, Doswell, VA
We’d like to give a big shout out to Hahn Family Shorthorns for their unsurpassed customer attention and high-quality/functional cattle!
Hahn’s “keep it real” they focus on producing marketable cattle for not only the Shorthorn breed but, beef cattle in general. We’ve been fortunate at Wasinger Cattle Company to buy some of our most exciting young-stock from Hahn’s along with our newest herd bull Hahn Journey T18Z. Two of our most exciting heifer calves this spring are decedents of Hahn Family Shorthorns and sired by Ash Valley Prestige 0665. If you haven’t worked with this great operation yet, we highly suggest that you do; they have nice cattle and a lot of knowledge they are willing to share, which is greatly appreciated and we thank them for that!
Thank you Hahn’s!
Dan & Val Wasinger, MN, Wasinger Cattle Company
I am still smiling. What a weekend. You folks are a joy to be around and do business with and for putting up with me. I learned so much in that time.
The wow factor has not and I do not think will were off for quite some time. I have one suggestion that you add something to your Practical Profitable slogan and that is Proud. My wife and Bart will tell you that’s what I kept saying was how proud I was to be part of everything that happened.
Another Proud Owner of Hahn Livestock
In the spring of 2015 we made the trip down to Hahn’s after seeing their sale heifers online and just thought we have to go look at these girls! We came home with a February Marvel heifer and it was one of our best decisions yet! She is one of those heifers that were a good show heifer but an even better cow! Marvel calved while we were out at Shorthorn Junior Nationals all by herself no problem at all, she has great maternal abilities and milks just like her EPD’s said she would. The quality we purchased from Hahn’s was exceptional, there is nothing like having a show heifer be able to be turned out to be a cow and still look good, but to have a calf that is healthy and growing and still maintain her own body. Besides the high quality we bought, the Hahn’s were such a pleasure to work with. Aaron didn’t sell us a heifer and say see you later. But to this day kept in contact with us wondering how the Marvel girls are. He has also helped us with breeding decisions, and so much more! We bought a show heifer that turned into a cow and will make us profitable for years to come. We couldn’t be happier with our Hahn purchase.
Samantha Straley, Solin Cattle Company
Quality cattle matter, but quality people matter too. I’ve purchased a bull, a bred heifer, and embryos from the Hahn Family over the past few years and there’s many reasons the purchases have continued each year. It’s quite obvious that the quality of the cattle has been high. When a bull can go to 9 shows like Louisville, American Royal, and World Beef Expo and bring home 8 banners then get turned out on cows to make the next generation that is already bringing home purple, that reads true consistency of quality. As a bred heifer matures into a cow with an ideal udder, it reads longevity. And as 3 sexed heifer embryos turn into 2 heifer calves on the ground that are grabbing the attention of all the visitors that have stopped by this spring, that reads eye appealing and ultra correct. On top of that, the people don’t give up any quality compared to the cattle. The whole family and their crew are second to none. Whether its Richard and Pam who opened up their home to me, Matthew and Jeremy who can get a bull dressed up in his finest, or Aaron who can picture and market cattle with skill, having the opportunity to work with a family of this caliber is a privilege and they set the bar high for customer service. Saying thank you for all they have done would simply never be enough.
Bright Lights Show Cattle
In the fall of 2019 we made a trip to Illinois to look for a show heifer prospect that would make an even better cow in our herd. Our first stop was Hahn Family Shorthorns and to say we were impressed is an understatement. We were shown the private treaty heifers and then were able to go out in the pasture and see the sire and dam in their working clothes. We put on a lot of miles that trip but the stop at Hahns was the one we kept talking about. We purchased Hahn Max Star C34G from them that weekend and soon found out when you buy from the Hahn Family their support does not end when the animal leaves their farm. From handling mom nerves at our first show out, to feeding, to who we should breed her to, they are always just a text or phone call away. The true testament to their cattle came this spring when Max Star had her first calf completely unassisted and had a beautiful roan Ash Valley Prestige 0665 heifer to boot! We were so happy with our first Hahn heifer that we went back the next year and bought another!
I got my start in the Shorthorn breed in 2010 with the purchase of a Shorthorn Plus steer from Hahn’s. Over the next decade, the Hahn Family helped me build a herd and I collected breeding pieces from breeders across the country. While this herd had some success, things never came full circle until the spring of 2019 when I finally purchased another animal from Hahns in HAHN Crown R23F. Six months later, Crown won the 2019 IL State Fair bull show. Crown’s impact on our herd has shown through in just his first two calf crops and will continue to be felt well into the future. His success prompted us to purchase a bred heifer in the Practical & Profitable Sale, which went on to have a Revelation heifer calf that is sure to turn some heads come this fall.
Through all these years, the Hahn’s have become like a second family to me. They take pride in seeing my success, just like I take pride in seeing them succeed. If you are ever in the market for Shorthorn cattle whether it be a bull, bred heifer, or a show heifer, HAHN Family Shorthorns needs to be on your list!
rom handling mom nerves at our first show out, to feeding, to who we should breed her to, they are always just a text or phone call away. The true testament to their cattle came this spring when Max Star had her first calf completely unassisted and had a beautiful roan Ash Valley Prestige 0665 heifer to boot! We were so happy with our first Hahn heifer that we went back the next year and bought another!