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Alberta the Cattalo



In 1893, at the ripe age of seven, Napoleon travelled from California to Fenelon Falls where he was then tethered to a wagon for his walk to his new home in Bobcaygeon. His legacy was about to be tested. The result...



Napoleon was named (of course) after Napoleon Bonaparte. Our Napoleon was born in the spring of 1886 in Western Dakota. After his mother was shot Napoleon was taken to Monterey, California.

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Napoleon "Old Boney"


Napoleon had a majestic presence and fine lines, which attracted Mossom Martin Boyd to want him for his breeding program back in Canada. Napoleon was the sire Mossom needed to cross the buffalo with his polled herefords.