greatest bull in the world

Tales of Old Elma: From 1915 to 1919, “The Greatest Bull in the World” was in Elma

Audio Article

In early January of 1915 Oliver Cabana, Jr. stunned the dairy industry by paying a record $25,000 for a Holstein bull: Rag Apple Korndyke 8th, from an auction in Heuvelton, NY. The story that follows ended with allegations of fraud and cheating, but not before the Holstein bull earned the title “The Greatest Bull in the World.”