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SIRES

SELECT INC.

Our Mission: To enhance the productivity and profitability of dairy and beef producers, Select Sires is committed to be the premier provider of highly fertile, superior genetics accompanied by effective reproductive- and herd-management products and services.

David Thorbahn President and CEO

Dr. Aaron Arnett Vice President, Beef Genetics

Fellow Cattlemen, It is with great excitement that we bring you the 2012 Select Sires Beef Sire Directory. We are honored to present you with an exciting blend of proven sires that have become trusted household names, rising stars that are proving their worth with each additional progeny record, and a set of the most elite and highly recruited young sires in AI. Every bull in this book has a unique story of performance, individuality and quality that place him in elite company and truly make him a “Select Sire.” Our team goes to great lengths to ensure that no stone is left unturned in the process of evaluating a bull for our program. We believe in selecting bulls from reputable breeders with reliable data reporting and a history of producing cattle that excel for customer satisfaction. We believe modern AI sires should do many things well and we are committed to delivering on our promise of Calving Ease, Carcass and Cows. We enjoy doing business with all types of breeders, but we believe that our success is ultimately dependent on the success of the commercial cattleman. That’s why traits like calving ease and docility are primary considerations in our evaluation of potential sires. At Select Sires, we are proud of our legacy of sires that excel for end product merit and we plan to continue this focus. We believe producers of high quality cattle have more opportunity to reap the rewards of their efforts now more than ever. The Select Sires beef team is deeply rooted in the beef industry and most of us have cattle of our own. We appreciate the value of traits like longevity, structure, fertility, fleshing ability and udder quality. That’s why cow families and maternal quality are scrutinized heavily in our search for young sires. Bottom line…Select Sires has assembled a lineup of sires with an unparalleled blend of traits necessary for your success. At Select Sires we are very proud of the bulls we offer, but we are equally proud of the people who wear our brand. Whether it is your local sales representative or the beef specialist in your area, there is a beef expert waiting to assist you with sales and services such as mating decisions, estrus synchronization, calf marketing and other opportunities to improve your cow herd. On the next page you will find a listing of Beef Specialists who are especially interested and informed in the beef program and can assist you with any question or need. At Select Sires, we take the responsibility of being your beef genetics supplier very seriously and believe it a privilege to be part of your success. We wish you a prosperous 2012 and thank you for your business. Sincerely,

Brian House Vice President, Beef Program

Aaron Arnett

Luke Bowman Public Relations and Communications Coordinator

Cami Collingwood Beef Program Marketing Coordinator

Brian House

Luke Bowman

QR Codes This year, we are making it easier than ever to have bull videos literally at your fingertips! QR Codes have been included throughout the sire directory. After scanning the code with your smartphone, the bull’s video will open on YouTube. QR Codes are a smartphone-readable barcode that uses the camera on your phone to scan the code and open up your web browser to watch video. If you do not have a smartphone, videos can be viewed at www.selectsiresbeef.com. Download a QR Code application for your smart phone and start watching Select Sires beef bull videos now!


NEW DAY 454 7AN303

B/R NEW DAY 454

Reg: 14675445 Tattoo: 454 Born: 1-23-04 BW: 82 lbs/ ratio 96 WW: 683 lbs/ ratio 99 YW: 1385 lbs/ ratio 110 Yr. SC: 36 cm Mature Height: 55.5 in

From 44 Farms, TX and Weiderstein Pure Angus Farm, IA

SELECTion Sense

Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

AAR New Trend Boyd New Day 8005 SVF Forever Lady 57D B/R New Design 323 B/R Ruby 1224 HF Ruby 036-951

Dam of New Day 454, 44 Farms, TX

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

Daughter, Deer Valley Farm, TN

u New Day 454 Complements a Wide Spectrum of Cattle Types

u Study his data—Impressive with Every $Value Index in the Top 10% u Sires Thick, Moderate, Sound Offspring that our Customers Love! u Did We Mention Docility?—New Day 454 Shines!

New Day 454 has earned the reputation as one of our customer favorites—because breeders really like his calves. He sires an attractive look with a moderate frame size and consistently adds thickness. Add to this his docility (Top 1%) and incredible $Values, and you understand why he is so popular. New Day 454’s value is enhanced because his genetics are a good fit for a wide variety of pedigrees and cattle types. AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

EPD

5

1.7

56 104

.11

Acc % Rank

.84

.93

.90 15

.55

2 Angus

YW

.83 10

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.1

.09

30

9

26

3

.90

.87

.84 1

.32

.38 25

18

Carcass $EN

-5.21

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

24

.62 .89 -.003 2

273

.46

.54 20

949

.52 1

.49

7

Daughter, Deer Valley Farms, TN $Value

$W

$F

37.33

43.34

4

10

$G

$B

41.42 75.48 5

4

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN302

MENTOR

Connealy Mentor 7374

Reg: 15832714 Tattoo: 7374 Born: 1-31-07 BW: 85 lbs/ ratio 106 WW: 849 lbs/ ratio 116 YW: 1500 lbs/ ratio 118 Yr. SC: 41 cm Yr. Frame: 6.7

GAR Precision 1680 GAR Retail Product GAR Ext 4927 Jauer 353 Traveler 589 27 Executa of Conanga 939 Exec of Conanga 6940

From Connealy Angus Ranch, NE

SELECTion Sense

Yearling Son, Connealy Angus, NE

Tall Heavy

Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

Wide Deep Set Strong Large breed average

u u u u

Mentor had a Great Year in 2011—and 2012 will be even better! 39 Sons Averaged $8468 at Connealy Angus in 2011 Correct, Docile, Full-Bodied and Good—Mentor Sires the Rancher Kind! First Daughters at Connealy Angus are Rising to the Top!

Dam of Mentor, McKellar Angus, TX

One of the brightest young stars in our program, Mentor is poised to leave a big impact in cow herds everywhere. He sires masculine sons and elegant daughters and his progeny excel for correctness, added shape and their superb visual appearance. Mentor has quickly become recognized for his ability to provide soundness and thickness at the same time. Ranchers love the feet, muscle and rapid growth that Mentor provides. AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production YW

Maternal

CED

BW

WW

EPD

7

1.5

60 107

.03

.3

1.48 14

Acc % Rank

.56

.87

.80 10

.53

.70

.75 5

.71 10

RADG YH

SC

DOC

.37

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

6

27

0

.19

.25 20

0

Carcass $EN

-8.06

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

24

.28 .79 .028

2

35

.38

.48

3

145

.44 2

.42

$Value $W

$F

39.64

44.99

2

10

$G

$B

25.90 60.27

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 3


7AN285

GAME ON

GAR Game On SELECTion Sense

Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u The Word Is Out!—Game On is a Commercial Cowboy’s Dream!

u Offers High Growth and High $Values with a Low BW u Sires Big-Ribbed, Powerfully-Hipped Progeny that Perform GAR Precision 1680 GAR Retail Product GAR Ext 4927 Bon View New Design 1407 GAR 1407 New Design 1683 GAR 6I6 Rito 3561

Reg: 15482196 Tattoo: S115 Born: 8-15-05 BW: 78 lbs/ ratio 113 WW: 789 lbs/ ratio 119 YW: 1419 lbs/ ratio 114 Yr. SC: 39 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0 Mature Height: 55 in

From Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS

Son, Kirkes Black Angus Ranch, OK AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

4

1.5

62

115

.19

Acc % Rank

.64

.85

.78 10

.68 3

.42 15

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.1

.07

9

9

23

7

.68

.67

.54

.27

.33

14

Carcass $EN

-2.79

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

22

.63 .54 -.003 12

64

.54

.60 15

113

.57 15

.55

24

Son, Pyramid Beef, SD $Value $W

$F

41.18

53.42

1

3

$G

10

7AN347

COUNTRY New!

$B

38.31 72.30 10

44 Country X802

u Typical Body Type of New Day 454 Progeny, Country is Simply Impressive u Dam is a Full Sister to the now deceased Bextor

u Acclaimed as the most Impressive Angus bull in the Yards at the 2011 NWSS Boyd New Day 8005 B/R New Day 454 B/R Ruby 1224 BAR Ext Traveler 205 BAAR USA Lady Jaye 494 CRA Lady Jaye 608 498 S Easy

BW: 90 lbs / ET WW: 565 lbs / ET YW: 1451 lbs / ET Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 6.0 From 44 Farms, TX

Reg: +16645186 Tattoo: X802 Born: 1-3-10 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

11

1.2

44

82

.05

Acc % Rank

.30 10

.37

.32

.34

.36

4 Angus

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.0

-.09

16

11

23

0

.34

.44

.28 20

.13 10

.19

0

Carcass RE

C

U

$EN

CW Marb

0.68

11

.58 .44 .024

0

0

.30

.39 20

0

0

.33 25

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.32

$Value $W

$F

29.64

24.47

$G

$B

34.73 53.84 20

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN350

CONFIDENCE New!

Connealy Confidence 0100

Reg: 16761479 Tattoo: 0100 Born: 1-16-10 BW: 68 lbs/ ratio 93 WW: 752 lbs/ ratio 102 YW: 1325 lbs/ ratio 107 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5

Bon View New Design 208 Connealy Tobin Delia of Conanga 667 Connealy Thunder Becka Gala of Conanga 8281 Becka Lee of Conanga 37

From Connealy Angus Ranch and The Confidence Group

u Confidence is an Amazing blend of Phenotype and Performance . . . You Can Have Both! u The ONLY bull we’ve found to score Perfect 10’s for WW, YW, MARB and RE on the Igenity Profile u Flawless Structure and Movement…Check out his Video! u His Thunder X Bextor Dam is the Front Pasture Kind Confidence was the high-selling bull from the 2011 Connealy sale and with his 13 CED, 40 $W and nearly 80 $B, he’s one of the most unique bulls available in the Angus breed. His blend of style, calving ease potential, genomically-enhanced carcass numbers and a Thunder X Bextor dam that’s truly a model Angus female make Confidence deserving of heavy sampling. You must have Confidence!

AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

EPD

13 -1.3 57 105

.10

-.1

.45

10

13

31

0

-13.26 27

Acc % Rank

.34 2

.33

.33

.43

.22

.10 2

.17 5

0

.26

.43 5

.34 15

.35 10

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.75 .97 .016

0

0

.36 10

0

0

.30 1

.30

$Value $W

$F

40.21

44.03

2

10

$G

$B

43.33 79.77 3

2

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 5


7AN258

TOTAL

TC TOTAL 410 Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u Eye Appeal, Performance, Value—It All Adds Up with Total

u Proven High Performance along with Great Carcass Traits and Incredible Docility u Our Customers Rave about their Total Daughters

B/R New Design 036 Bon View New Design 208 Bon View Erica 443 Twin Valley Precision E161 TC Erica Eileen 2047 TC Erica Eileen 5116

Reg: 14844711 Tattoo: 410 Born: 1-16-04 BW: 83 lbs/ ratio 104 WW: 852 lbs/ ratio 115 YW: 1516 lbs/ ratio 113

Yr. SC: 39 cm Mature Height: 57.5 in

From TC Ranch, NE & The Total Group

Total is well-known as a proven source of high growth and elite $Values and as a sire of phenotypic eye-pleasers with great dispositions. His best contribution will be his daughters—they ‘re true maternal powerhouses, strong yet feminine, with udders that most cows only dream about. Total offers Total Genetic Excellence! AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

-3

3.5

70 127

.22

Acc % Rank

.88

.97

.96 1

.74 10

.94 1

Mature Daughter, Maplecrest Farms, OH Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.7

.53

24

7

.95

.94

.89 4

.84

28

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

609 -20.14 38

.89 1887 15

.66 10

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.75 .78 -.009 18

2504

.70 10

5976

.70 2

.68 20

44

7AN338

SUMMATION

Mature Daughter, Maplecrest Farms, OH $Value

$W

$F

32.36

64.20

15

1

$G

$B

41.85 88.87 4

1

BROOKS SUMMATION 9236

u Calving Ease son of TC Total blended with the Maternal Strength of Integrity u Top 4% WW, Top 6% YW, Top 2% RFI on the HD50K Panel u His dam records 2@83 BW Ratio and 2@111 WW Ratio BW: 69 lbs / ratio 80 WW: 685 lbs / ratio 119 YW: 1224 lbs / ratio 108 Yr. SC: 42 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5

Bon View New Design 208 TC Total 410 TC Erica Eileen 2047 GAR Integrity Euthemia 6850 BCBR Euthemia 6148 BCBR

From Brooks Chalky Butte Ranch, ND

Reg: 16486919 Tattoo: 9236 Born: 2-25-09 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

BW

WW

EPD

9

0.2

59 102

.19

.4

1.12 20

12

29

0

Acc % Rank

.41 20

.54 20

.43 10

.39 15

.32

.44 15

.19 4

.24 10

0

6 Angus

YW

Maternal

CED

.36 15

RADG YH

SC

DOC

.27 10

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

-11.55

CW Marb

1 .31

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.61 .34 .005

0

0

.40 20

0

0

.35

.34

$Value $W

$F

39.41

39.77

2

15

$G

$B

38.20 47.16 10

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN331

STERLING

Haynes Sterling 924

u Outcross Calving Ease Specialist with Carcass Extras u Scored a 9 for WW and 9 for YW on the Igenity Profile u Descends from several distinct dams with Proven Performance u One of our Favorites – Fault Free Phenotype and Gentle Natured

Reg: 16505482 Tattoo: 924 Born: 1-7-09 BW: 77 lbs / ratio 94 WW: 686 lbs / ratio 102 YW: 1260 lbs / ratio 104 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 6.6

SAV Pathfinder 3134 SAV Legacy 5216 SAV Rosetta 3350 Boyd New Day 8005 Haynes ND Forever Lady T709 Haynes Forever Lady R501

From Haynes Cattle Co., CO AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

EPD

11

-0.5 57 100

.12

Acc % Rank

.45 10

.55 15

.34

.43 15

YW

.36 15

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.2

.15

0

10

27

0

.31

.32

.25

.16 20

.21 20

0

Carcass

$EN

-4.18

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

22

.75 .41 -.013 0

0

.28

.38 10

0

.32 25

.32 15

0

7AN344

SCOTSMAN New!

$Value $W

$F

43.21

38.40

1

20

$G

$B

40.68 72.50 5

10

Ellingson Scotsman 0010

u Popular High Selling Lead Bull from the 2011 Ellingson Angus Sale u Blends the breed’s popular pedigrees into a Phenotypic Standout u Flawless Structure and Movement with Expansive Volume, Scotsman will be a Cowmaker

u Scotsman stems from a Proven Cow Family selected with emphasis on Udder Quality, Fertility and Longevity.

Reg: 16731737 Tattoo: 0010 Born: 2-25-10 BW: 74 lbs. / 96 WW: 908 lbs. / 111 YW: 1444 lbs. / 105 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 6.1

CRA Bextor 872 5205 608 TC Aberdeen 759 TC Blackbird 4034 SAV Net Worth 4200 EA Blackbird 8844 EA Blackbird 329

From Ellingson Angus, ND and Carstens Farms Ltd, IA AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

7

1.4

51

96

.04

Acc % Rank

.35

.43

.35

.35 25

.37

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.2

.44

8

10

36

0

.31

.43

.27

.13 20

.19 1

0

Dam, Ellingson Angus, ND

Carcass $EN

-17.5

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

12

.58 .21 .046

0

0

.27

.37 20

0

0

.31

.31

$Value $W

$F

34.42

36.55

10

25

$G

$B

28.53 50.05

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 7


Those of you who have been breeding cattle for a decade or more know the progress in carcass merit genetics in the last few years has been outstanding. Much of that credit belongs to the dedication of Select Sires staff and customers – which is one reason we at Certified Angus Beef LLC are proud to be a part of this Select Sires beef directory. We’re confident that 2012 will be an exciting and positive time for your business.

Mark A. McCully

Assistant Vice President, Production Certified Angus Beef LLC

Just six or seven years ago, the percent of Angus-type cattle meeting Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand specifications was at an all-time low and had been trending lower. Angus breeders were already selecting for more marbling (the main reason cattle fail to qualify for the brand) and commercial customers were starting to demand and use those bulls that improve the consumer’s eating experience. But the resulting fed-cattle harvest just wasn’t showing the progress. It was a frustrating time.

I remember sitting next to Roy Wallace of Select Sires on a flight to a Beef Improvement Federation meeting in the summer of 2004. I had all my charts out, showing him the decline in quality grade, and I was challenging Roy to explain why we hadn’t seen any progress in marbling given the focus on that trait, within the Angus breed in particular. “It’s simple,” he said. “Genetic selection is slow and it is going to take several more years before we see any change.” Well, of course we all know the biological facts, but how often do we project that onto the whole beef-cattle industry? Genetic progress is truly slow. But it is sure. Today we have a very different outlook on supply at CAB, at least for now. Those all-time low acceptance rates of 14% in 2006 improved to 24% for 2011 after a five-year upswing. Are we there yet? Not hardly, as John Wayne used to say. Consumers want more of the best. Research has shown there is simply no reason to back away from the inclusion of relatively higher Expected Progeny Difference (EPD) for marbling in bull selection. Correlations to maternal, growth and efficiency are all neutral to friendly, and the 2011 widening of the Choice/Select boxed-beef spread proves the market will pay you for better cattle. In fact, considering the price of both cattle and inputs, the value of outstanding genetics is at an all-time high. Ten years ago an extra 25 pounds of weaning weight was worth $20. Now it’s twice that. Moreover, the difference in value between low-end and genetically improved cattle only grows at the feedlot and packing plant. An 800-pound carcass grading Prime is worth $450 more than the next one of that weight grading Standard. AI technology has advanced, both in effective protocol and ease of use through networks of available technicians, to the point where thousands more producers are turning to its advantages now. The payoff in predictable replacement heifers and feedlot steers comes along soon enough, even for those of us who can be impatient. We try to help guide producers toward profitable quality with the CAB Best Practices Manual, which includes EPD recommendations, and we are very pleased that Select Sires has again made use of the reference. In this directory, next to those Angus sires that meet or exceed our EPD suggestions, you will see a “Targeting the Brand” logo, thus further pointing the way to genetic progress. The result of all the hard work of on-target breeding pays off when the consumer goes to the meat case or restaurant and pays a premium for a great beef eating experience. That’s good for Angus breeders, both seedstock and commercial, and for the entire beef industry. For more information on the CAB program or the CAB Best Practices Manual, please visit www.CABpartners.com or call (330) 345-2333.


Select Sires Angus Bulls that meet or exceed the Marbling and $Grid EPD Recommendations of the CAB速 Best Practices Manual

Stud Code

Name

Cowherd Genetics

Cowherd Genetics

Continental Angus or Influenced Other Medium and English Base Large Frame

Continental Angus or Influenced Other Medium and English Base Large Frame

Stud Code

Name

7AN222

Predestined

7AN321

Changeup

7AN249

Big Eye

7AN322

Progress

7AN255

5050

7AN327

Workhorse

7AN258

Total

7AN329

Mustang

7AN266

Redirect

7AN331

Sterling

7AN272

Danny

7AN333

Rito 954

7AN277

Prediction

7AN334

Upside

7AN278

Selective

7AN335

Hemisphere

7AN282

Rito 6EM6

7AN338

Summation

7AN285

Game On

7AN341

Ingenuity

7AN297

Insight

7AN342

Xcel

7AN300

Ram Nation

7AN344

Scotsman

7AN301

New Standard

7AN346

Conveyance

7AN303

New Day 454

7AN347

Country

7AN304

Ambush 28

7AN349

Weigh Up

7AN306

War Party

7AN350

Confidence

7AN310

Valuebull

7AN351

Capitalist

7AN311

Limelight

7AN352

Combination

7AN313

Twenty/Twenty

7AN355

MR 3407N

7AN316

Counterpart

7AN356

Fusion

7AN319

Thunder

7AN361

Sunrise

7AN320

Prophet

Ask your Select Sires representative for a copy of the CAB Best Practices Manual or visit www.CABpartners.com to receive more information about adding value to your Select Sires influenced Angus calves.


7AN356

FUSION

GAR Fusion

New! u Fusion has the Highest Combination of $W and $B on the AAA Main Report u Fusion’s Retail Product dam records 29@105 for IMF and 29@103 for RE u If you are Serious about Value from Conception to Consumption, you need Fusion

Reg: +16334503 Tattoo: N5408 Born: 6-14-08   B/R New Design 036 GAR Predestined    GAR Ext 4206     GAR Retail Product GAR Retail Product 1695    GAR 1407 New Design 1942

BW: 83 lbs / ET WW: 680 lbs/ ET YW: 1379 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 39 cm Yr. Frame: 5.6

From Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS W R Ranch, TX AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

EPD

12 -0.8 74 128

.08

.4

1.04

8

12

27

0

Acc % Rank

.43 4

.36

.53

.50 20

.45

.20 4

.22 20

0

.61 10

.50 1

.51 1

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

RE

C

-14.94 36 1.05 .70 .012 .27 10

.34 1

.33 4

U

$Value

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.33

0

0

0

0

$W

$F

46.80

63.52

1

1

$G

$B

44.77 90.46 2

1

7AN277

PREDICTION

GAR Prediction SELECTion Sense

Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Predestined Son with More CED, More RE and More $B! u Balanced Calving Ease and Carcass with Incredible $Values

u Take Advantage of Genetics that Excel for Premiums

Reg: +15283265 Tattoo: N5255 Born: 6-10-05 BW: 80 lbs/ ET WW: 586 lbs/ ET YW: 1319 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 39 cm Mature Height: 59 in

B/R New Design 036 GAR Predestined GAR Ext 4206 GAR Precision 1680 GAR Precision 191 GAR Commitment 198

From Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

Maternal

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

9

2.0

56

98

.06

.7

1.40 18

10

29

5

Acc % Rank

.60 20

.84

.76 15

.69 20

.55

.79

.72 10

.30 20

.36 10

18

10 Angus

RADG YH

SC

DOC

.60 15

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

-4.65

CW Marb

RE

C

Son, Kirkes Black Angus Ranch, OK U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

34

.95 .88 .005 10

64

.61 15

.65 2

127

.64 1

.61

38

$Value $W

$F

41.24

36.62

1

25

$G

$B

46.30 86.78 1

1

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


PREDESTINED 7AN222

GAR Predestined Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u Predestined is the Gold Standard in Today’s Beef Business

u No Other Proven bull in the country adds more value for both Purebred and Commercial herds u His Daughters Excel as High-Volume, EasyFleshing Beef Cows

Reg: 13395344 Tattoo: 5899 Born: 8-16-99 BW: 75 lbs/ ratio 96 WW: 696 lbs/ ratio 108 YW: 1240 lbs/ ratio 112 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5 Mature Height: 56 in

VDAR New Trend 315 B/R New Design 036 B/R Blackcap Empress 76 N Bar Emulation EXT GAR EXT 4206 GAR 6807 Traveler 1432

From Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

Maternal

CED

BW

WW

YW

SC

DOC

EPD

4

4.0

52

97

RADG YH

.01

.0

.35

14

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

8

Acc % Rank

.90

.98

.97 25

.96 20

.81

.97

.97

.95

.90

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

RE

Daughter, Monarch Farms, LA C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

29 1050 5.62

33 1.24 .64 .041 126 6876

.93 5283 10

.87 15

.89 1

.89 10

$Value $W

$F

43.20

37.22

1

20

$G

$B

43.68 83.84

.88 474 19375 2

1

7AN322

PROGRESS

GAR Progress Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Popular GAR Lot 1 Predestined son with Unparalleled Calving Ease

u His Progeny moved him way ahead of his Pedigree Estimates u His first calves are Phenotypic Standouts

Reg: +16290873 Tattoo: 7608 Born: 9-1-08 BW: 76 lbs/ ET WW: 698 lbs/ ET YW: 1458 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.9

From Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS and Lake View Farm, NY AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

EPD

14 -0.3 52

98

.08

Acc % Rank

.59 1

.47 20

.42

.78 15

B/R New Design 036 GAR Predestined GAR Ext 4206 SS Objective T510 0T26 GAR Objective 2345 GAR 1407 New Design 2413

.68 25

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.0

-.19

29

13

33

0

.67

.62

.48 2

.22 2

.25 2

0

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

RE

C

.45 1

.43 5

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

-12.32 15 1.28 .69 -.004 0 .38

Daughter, Deer Valley Farm, TN

.43

0

23

$Value $W

$F

38.50

38.33

3

20

$G

$B

52.79 77.65

42 1

3

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 11


7AN351

CAPITALIST New!

Connealy Capitalist 028

u The Popular Final Answer X Bextor son from the 2011 Connealy offering u The Most Asked About Young Sire in our Lineup u Capitalist is set Wide at all 4 Corners with an Elite Script of EPDs u Exceptionally deep bodied, with loads of volume and fleshing ability BW: 70 lbs / ratio 96 WW: 861 lbs/ ratio 117 YW: 1443 lbs/ ratio 117 Yr. SC: 37 cm Yr. Frame: 5.8

  Sitz Traveler 8180 SAV Final Answer 0035    SAV Emulous 8145 CRA Bextor 872 5205 608 Prides Pita of Conanga 8821 Prides Trav of Conanga 6499

From Connealy Angus Ranch, NE and 44 Farms, TX

Reg: 16752262 Tattoo: 028 Born: 1-11-10 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

EPD

9

-0.6 68

115

.11

.1

.76

1

11

28

0

-12.28 32

Acc % Rank

.36 20

.44 10

.37 3

.40

.35

.43

.27

.18 10

.23 15

0

.31 15

.35 2

RE

C

U

.68 .64 .047

0

0

.39 15

0

0

.34 10

$Value

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.34

$W

$F

45.67

50.67

1

4

20

7AN299

ANSWER 71

$G

$B

33.29 74.53 5

Connealy Answer 71 SELECTion Sense

Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u Answer 71 is a Favorite Because He Does So Many Things Right!

u Becoming One of the Preferred Cowmakers at Connealy Angus u Offers a True Low Birth/High Growth Advantage with a Moderate Frame

Sitz Traveler 8180 SAV Final Answer 0035 SAV Emulous 8145 Rito 1I2 of 2536 Rito 6I6 Euro Reeka of Conanga 3539 Euro Copa of Conanga 869

Reg: 15832579 Tattoo: 71 Born: 1-1-07 BW: 45 lbs Twin/ ratio 64 WW: 733 lbs/ ratio 100 YW: 1371 lbs/ ratio 108

Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0

From Connealy Angus Ranch, NE

Daughter, Univeristy of Kentucky AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

EPD

6

0.1

60 103

.11

Acc % Rank

.68

.87 20

.80 10

.45

12 Angus

YW

.70 15

Maternal

RADG YH

Son, Cherry Knoll Farm, PA

Son, LCOC, CO

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.1

.71

0

8

23

2

.71

.71

.47

.22

.29

8

Carcass $EN

-4.47

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

21

.36 .44 .033

7

34

.55

.61

25

131

.58 25

.56

$Value $W

$F

39.35

40.45

2

15

$G

$B

24.37 55.44

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN330

REGIS

Coleman Regis 904

Reg: 16364794 Tattoo: 904 Born: 1-11-09 BW: 69 lbs / ratio 82 WW: 813 lbs / ratio 111 YW: 1333 lbs / ratio 106 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0

Sitz Traveler 8180 SAV Final Answer 0035 SAV Emulous 8145 Connealy Onward Coleman Donna 714 Coleman Donna 386

From Coleman Angus, MT

Dam, Coleman Angus, MT

u Final Answer son bred for Maternal Strength and Carcass Excellence u His Donna cow family is stacked for Maternal Greatness u A Phenotypic Standout – Regis is a Wide Body on Model Feet and Legs

Granddam, Coleman Angus, MT

u First calf reports indicate Regis is Outstanding for Calving Ease and Calf Vigor Regis was our high volume young sire for semen sales in 2011. His cow family is strong and half interest in his dam recently sold for $145,000. Regis is a dense bodied, wide based, massive bull with a lineage that is hard to beat for performance and breeder satisfaction. He is a very special bull in our lineup and a gem in the Angus breed. Great-Granddam, Coleman Angus, MT AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production WW

CED

BW

SC

DOC

EPD

11

-0.3 60 106

.12

.1

.65

7

11

31

0

Acc % Rank

.42 10

.49 15

.41

.32

.44

.29

.19 10

.23 5

0

.38 10

YW

Maternal

.36 10

RADG YH

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass RE

C

U

$EN

CW Marb

-12

32

.40 .61 .008

0

0

.29 15

.38

0

0

.33 10

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.32

$Value $W

$F

42.98

43.85

1

10

$G

$B

28.86 68.72 15

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 13


7AN329

MUSTANG

SAV Mustang 9134

u Early reports are Calving Ease with Eye Popping Phenotype u SAV bred over 50% of their replacement heifers to Mustang in 2011 u His dam records 3@93 BW Ratio and 3@108 WW Ratio u Final Answer Son with Carcass Power – over 70 $Beef

Reg: 16397246 Tattoo: 9134 Born: 3-2-09

BW: 82 lbs / ratio 97 WW: 975 lbs / ratio 107 YW: 1514 lbs / ratio 104 Yr. SC: 37 cm Yr. Frame: 5.3

Sitz Traveler 8180 SAV Final Answer 0035 SAV Emulous 8145 SAV Net Worth 4200 SAV Emblynette 7415 SAV Emblynette 7260

From Schaff’s Angus Valley, ND; Oakwood Farm, OH; Thorn Valley, KY and the Mustang Group AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

6

0.9

52

91

.05

Acc % Rank

.44

.51

.41 25

.37

.40

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.1

.72

9

10

30

0

.32

.44

.28

.20 20

.24 10

0

Carcass $EN

-5.79

CW Marb

RE

C

Full Sister to Dam of Mustang, Schaff Angus Valley, ND

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

43

.60 .59 .059

0

0

.30 2

.39 20

0

0

.34 10

.34

$Value $W

$F

39.83

30.69

$G

2

10

7AN345

BEACON

$B

25.91 71.06

SAV Beacon 0008

New! u The Lowest BW EPD bull of the 2011 SAV offering u Beacon’s Right Time Granddam has 13 daughters retained in the SAV herd u Amazing Amounts of Volume and Capacity in this Wide Based Bismarck son u Check his % Ranks--Beacon Excels for Many Economically Important Traits

Reg: 16887591 Tattoo: 0008 Born: 2-20-10 GAR Grid Maker SAV Bismarck 5682 SAV Abigale 0451 SAV Net Worth 4200 SAV Madame Pride 8180 SAV Madame Pride 0102

BW: 62 lbs / ratio 82 WW: 844 lbs / ratio 95 YW: 1502 lbs / ratio 99 Yr. SC: 42 cm Yr. Frame: 5.6

From Schaff’s Angus Valley, ND AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

Production

Maternal

WW

YW

EPD

12 -0.1 57

98

.06

.2

1.07 12

13

28

0

Acc % Rank

.37 4

.36 20

.40

.32

.43 15

.18 2

.23 15

0

14 Angus

BW

.43 15

.34 15

RADG YH

SC

DOC

.27

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

-7.85

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

32

.38 .56 .012

0

0

.29 15

.38

0

0

.33 15

.33

$Value $W

$F

40.43

36.19

2

25

$G

$B

27.13 66.68 20

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN319

THUNDER

TC Thunder 805

u Thunder has Matured into One of the Stoutest Bulls in our Lineup! u Great Feet and Legs, Wide-Based, Moderate and Thick u Genuine Maternal Potential with Calving Ease and Muscle

Reg: 16150299 Tattoo: 805 Born: 1-16-08 BW: 76 lbs/ ratio 94 WW: 780 lbs/ ratio 110 YW: 1350 lbs/ ratio 104 Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 5.4

Baldridge Kaboom K243 KCF Connealy Thunder Parka of Conanga 241 TC Grid Topper 355 TC Forever 6123 TC Forever 1004

From TC Ranch, NE AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

EPD

12 -1.1 48

91

.12

Acc % Rank

.55 4

.40

.39

.70 10

.59

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.3

.56

23

13

27

0

.43

.47

.27 5

.19 2

.23 20

0

Carcass $EN

-4.63

CW Marb

RE

Dam, Topp Angus, ND C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

8

.58 .67 -.015 0

2

.28

.38 20

5

.32 5

.32 15

0

$Value $W

$F

35.68

32.36

$G

$B

41.25 57.80

10

5

7AN340

SUMMIT

S Summit 956

u One of our Favorites from an Up and Coming Program u Cow Power is Bred In‌His Dam Records 3@118 WW Ratio u His first calf crop came Small and Vigorous and Improved his Genetic Profile

Reg: 16433346 Tattoo: 956 Born: 3-12-09 BW: 87 lbs / ratio 102 WW: 854 lbs / ratio 117 YW: 1356 lbs / ratio 107 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 6.3

Boyd New Day 8005 GDAR Game Day 449 GDAR Miss Wix 474 R&S Expedition 1404 S Pride Anna 709 S Pride Anna 567

From Spickler Ranch, ND AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

9

0.5

63

113

.10

Acc % Rank

.48 20

.68 25

.56 5

.37 4

.35

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.2

.43

2

10

28

0

.44

.43

.36

.15 20

.22 15

0

Daughter, Spickler Ranch, ND

Carcass $EN

-5.84

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

11

.40 .49 .055

0

0

.29

.39

0

0

.33 20

.33

$Value $W

$F

46.90

50.60

1

4

$G

$B

25.74 48.43

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 15


7AN255

5050

GAR New Design 5050 Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u For Proven Calving Ease and Carcass— No Other Bull Comes Close!

u #3 Bull in the Angus Breed for Docility— It’s For Real! u Every $Value Index Ranks in the Top 4% of the Breed or Higher! VDAR New Trend 315 B/R New Design 036 B/R Blackcap Empress 76 GAR Precision 1680 GAR Precision 706 GAR Ext 2114

Reg: +13728513 Tattoo: 5050 Born: 8-9-00 BW: 96 lbs/ ET WW: 510 lbs/ ET YW: 1089 lbs/ ET

Yr. SC: 37 cm Mature Height: 58 in

From Shearer Angus Ranch, Trask Angus Ranch, SD and Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS

5050 has earned a prime position in the Angus breed with his ability to sire easily-born calves that excel for a long list of economically important traits. His carcass stats are incredible and accompanied with his solid growth figures, 5050 is a dependable choice for any program that has their sights set on generating high value cattle that excel for docility. Bred Female, CAM Ranches, GA AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

Maternal

RADG YH

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

CED

BW

WW

YW

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

10

0.9

56

110

.26

.4

-.16

38

10

38

220 -21.53 33

.87 1.06 .014 26

1627

Acc % Rank

.89 15

.96

.94 15

.92 5

.64 2

.95

.94

.92 1

.75 20

.82 1

680

.72 3

4187

.73 1

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.71

53

7AN333

RITO 954

Daughter, Vintage Angus Ranch, CA

U

EPD

.69 15

RE

C

$Value $W

$F

37.68

50.26

3

4

$G

$B

46.08 87.65 1

1

Rito 954 of Rita 7E2 5050

u A Pedigree Built for Calving Ease…954 is a Sure Bet Heifer Bull u Tremendous Phenotype, Big Volumed 5050 son u One of the Finest Disposition Bulls in our barns BW: 65 lbs / ratio 81 WW: 683 lbs / ratio 114 YW: 1273 lbs / ratio 108 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 6.0

B/R New Design 036 GAR New Design 5050 GAR Precision 706 Mytty In Focus Rita 7E2 of Rita 48M7 MIF Rita 48M7 of 5H26 878

From Wehrmann Angus, VA

Reg: 16329691 Tattoo: 954 Born: 11-1-08 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

EPD

14 -1.5 55 105

.21

.2

.49

30

14

36

0

-16.72 13

Acc % Rank

.38 1

.38 10

.44

.43

.28 1

.19 1

.22 1

0

.32

16 Angus

.43 4

.34 20

.36 10

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.77 .34 .018

0

0

.40 10

0

0

.35

.35

$Value $W

$F

41.70

44.92

1

10

$G

$B

38.67 62.34 10

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN341

INGENUITY New!

GAR Ingenuity

u Number 1 $Beef Bull in the Angus Breed! u Faultless Genetic Profile designed to add Value from Conception to the Rail u Ingenuity represents the Finest of Focused Selection for Added Value u Scored 10 for CW, 9 for MARB and 10 for RE on the Igenity Profile u Record High Selling bull from GAR

Reg: +16497066 Tattoo: 6759 Born: 8-27-09 BW: 80 lbs / ET WW: 719 lbs / ET YW: 1298 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 39 cm Yr. Frame: 6.3

From Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS, Dreamcatcher Genetics, TX and Taylor Angus Farm, TN AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

10

0.6

55 109

.19

Acc % Rank

.31 15

.36 25

.31 20

.38 15

.33 10

RADG YH

B/R New Design 036 GAR New Design 5050 GAR Precision 706 SS Objective T510 0T26 GAR Objective 1067 GAR Retail Product 2195

Maternal

Carcass

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

$EN

CW Marb

.5

.60

26

10

32

0

-15.18 41

.48

.44

.39 3

.18 20

.22 3

0

.32 3

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.94 1.27 -.017 0

0

.40 2

0

.36 1

.35 10

0

7AN335

HEMISPHERE

$Value $W

$F

35.93

49.55

5

5

$G

$B

50.75 96.90 1

1

Connealy Hemisphere 957L

u A ‘Powered Up’ version of 5050 u Bred for Growth & Carcass Excellence u Use to add Stature and Muscle u His Docility EPD shows in his Quiet Nature

Reg: +16468595 Tattoo: 957L Born: 2-14-09 BW: 82 lbs / ET WW: 759 lbs / ET YW: 1495 lbs / ET Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 6.8

From Connealy Angus Ranch, NE and Two Mile Ranch, CO AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

B/R New Design 036 GAR New Design 5050 GAR Precision 706 CA Future Direction 5321 Breela of Conanga 3991 Breesha of Conanga 1251

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

7

2.1

59 109

.18

Acc % Rank

.45

.65

.53 10

.37 20

.34 10

Maternal

RADG YH

Dam of Hemisphere, Southern Cattle Co., FL

Carcass

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

$EN

CW Marb

.6

-.19

22

10

36

0

-22.01 37

.48

.45

.28 10

.18 20

.23 1

0

.32 10

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.60 .78 .040

0

0

.40 20

0

0

.36 2

.35

$Value $W

$F

35.13

47.74

10

10

$G

$B

32.99 76.55 25

4

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 17


7AN349

WEIGH UP

Plattemere Weigh Up K360

New! u Popular High Selling Bull from the 2011 Plattemere Angus Sale u Pedigree blended with Proven Performance and Cow Power u Elite predictions for Marbling, Ribeye and Carcass Weight add up to Big Time $Beef

Reg: 16692552 Tattoo: K360 Born: 2-8-10

Connealy Onward Sitz Upward 307R Sitz Henrietta Pride 81M GAR Retail Product Barbara of Plattemere 337 Barbara of Plattemere 311

BW: 92 lbs / ratio 108 WW: 756 lbs/ ratio 111 YW: 1322 lbs/ ratio 114 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 6.8

From Snyder Bros., NE and Deer Valley Farm, TN AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

5

1.9

66 125

.19

Acc % Rank

.36

.43

.34 3

.40 15

.36 1

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.5

.66

14

8

34

0

.32

.33

.28

.17

.23 2

0

Carcass RE

C

U

$EN

CW Marb

-24

46

.60 .69 .010

0

0

.30 1

.39 20

0

0

.34 5

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.34

$Value $W

$F

36.89

63.65

4

1

$G

20

7AN326

062 ‘VERN’

$B

33.53 83.51 1

Connealy 044 062 SELECTion Sense

Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Powerful Weaning Performance with Exceptional Length and Soundness

u Expect calves with Muscle and Pounds of Pay Weight u The High Growth sire that can Benefit Commercial and Purebred Herds

Reg: 14528078 Tattoo: 3954 Born: 2-25-03 BW: 82 lbs / ratio 104 WW: 864 lbs / ratio 120 YW: 1528 lbs / ratio 124 Yr. SC: 40 cm Yr. Frame: 7.3 Mature Height: 57 in

From Trask Angus Ranch, SD; Messner Ranch, OK and Connealy Angus, NE AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

DHD Traveler 6807 GDAR Traveler 044 GDAR Blackcap Lady 840 Connealy Vision 63 Hallie of Conanga 6940 Connealy Max 940 Son, Trask Angus, SD

Production

CED

BW

WW

EPD

2

3.1

75 127

.18

.4

1.64 13

-1

14

4

Acc % Rank

.75

.90

.85 1

.36 20

.72

.79 3

.44

.54

58

18 Angus

YW

Maternal

.77 1

RADG YH

SC

DOC

.75

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass RE

C

U

$EN

CW Marb

-2.9

26

.10 .25 -.035 0

47

.34

.45

223

.42

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.39 3

0

$Value $W

$F

35.12

61.82

10

1

$G

$B

17.50 55.91

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN328

PROSPERITY

SAV Prosperity 9131

u Amazing Blend of Performance, Phenotype and Cow Power u First Calves are Big Hipped, Wide Pinned with Extra Style and Balance u A Must See Video at selectsiresbeef. com or scan the QR Code with your Smartphone u Prosperity’s dam is a Model Angus Female

Dam of Prosperity

Reg: 16396523 Tattoo: 9131 Born: 3-2-09

SAV 004 Predominant 4438 SAV Providence 6922 SAV May 7238 BCC Bushwacker 41-93 SAV Emblynette 3123 From Schaff’s Angus Valley, ND; Greg Shearer, SAV Emblynette 1177

BW: 82 lbs / ratio 98 WW: 983 lbs / ratio 108 YW: 1573 lbs / ratio 108 Yr. SC: 40 cm Yr. Frame: 5.8

SD; Werner Angus, IL and The Prosperity Group AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production WW

YW

Maternal

BW

EPD

-1

4.3

76 123

.14

.4

.85

6

5

34

0

-22.88 37

Acc % Rank

.45

.69

.58 1

.35

.30

.43 25

.26

.13

.19 2

0

.26 10

.37 1

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass

CED

$EN

CW Marb

RE

C

U

.39 .36 .034

0

0

.36

0

0

.30

.30

GREAT DIVIDE 7AN309

Daughter, Werner Angus, IL

$Value

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

$W

$F

40.35

56.49

2

2

$G

$B

20.59 65.46 20

Limestone Great Divide U254 Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Great Divide Provides Width and Thickness with Style! u Expect Major Muscle with an Eye-Pleasing Phenotype u If It’s Improved Shape that You’re After, Great Divide is a Great Choice

Reg: 16165411 Tattoo: U254 Born: 2-18-08 OCC Kirby 633K BC Marathon 7022 Gibbet Hill Mignonne E37 DA Traveler 6807 4041 Stevenson Waterback 462J JRS Waterback 957Z

BW: 77 lbs/ ratio 95 WW: 850 lbs/ ratio 115 YW: 1501 lbs/ ratio 121 Yr. SC: 43 cm Yr. Frame: 5.4

From Limestone LLC, OK, & Reisig Cattle, MT AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

-7

3.4

57 104

.23

Acc % Rank

.53

.82

.73 15

.36 5

.41 10

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.7

.81

-3

-3

14

0

.41

.52

.29

.18

.24

0

Carcass $EN

-1.23

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

45 -.04 .91 -.031 0

13

.27 2

38

.39

.34 1

.33 5

0

$Value $W

$F

21.19

42.90

$G

$B

14.44 61.89

10

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Great Divide, rear view

Angus 19


DNA Technology for Seedstock Producers By Jennifer Minick Bormann Kansas State University We are in the middle of perhaps the most exciting time in beef cattle genetics since the development of EPD 30 years ago. Information directly from DNA has long had the potential to revolutionize cattle breeding, but only very recently has it begun to be incorporated in a way that can influence selection decisions on a large scale. To understand the contribution of genomics information, it’s important to review. Any data we collect on an animal (birth E weight, marbling score, scrotal G circumference, etc.) is made up M of two main components: genetics and environment (G and E in Figure 1). In other words, some of what makes an animal Figure 1. Proportion of phenotypic variation made up good or bad for a given trait is of environmental variance (E), due to the animal’s genetics and additive genetic variance (G), some is due to its environment. and molecular information (M) The environmental portion is for early genomic tests. not passed on, so our goal is to determine how much of that animal’s ‘goodness’ or ‘badness’ for the trait is due to its additive genetics. As breeders, we really only care about the purple part of the chart in Figure 1. Unfortunately, we can never know exactly an animal’s genetic merit. We have to estimate it based on all the data available. The EPD is our best estimate of an animal’s genetic merit and it is based on performance data collected on the animal itself, its relatives and its progeny. The accuracy associated with the EPD is determined by the amount and type of data available. If there are hundreds of progeny records on a bull, his EPD will be estimated with very high accuracy. In other words, we are confident that his EPD is very close to his actual genetic merit. If there is very little information available on a bull, the EPD is still our best estimate of his genetic merit, but we are not as confident that it is very close to his actual genetic merit. That is reflected in his lower accuracy value. A high accuracy EPD is the gold standard as a prediction of genetic merit. There is no better way to know what kind of progeny a bull will produce. Phenotype

The biggest limitation to obtaining high accuracy EPD is the amount of progeny needed to get there. Depending on the trait, this can be very costly. If you have scales, the cost of collecting birth or weaning weights may be negligible. However, some data (carcass, ultrasound, feed intake, etc.) can be very expensive. From a genetic improvement standpoint, the time lag is costly as well. It takes many years for a bull to get high accuracy EPD, which slows the rate of genetic improvement. The billion dollar question posed by developing DNA technology is: Can we bypass the time and expense of collecting a lot of data and go directly to the DNA to learn about an animal’s genetic merit? Early efforts to use DNA in beef cattle selection involved tests for one or two genes. The amount of genetic variation explained by the gene test is represented by the red circle in Figure 1. The first generation of genetic tests explained very little of an animal’s genetic merit for the trait; the red circle was very small. Whether an animal had the correct genotype for a trait as determined by the gene test really had very little

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to do with his overall genetic merit for that trait (which is predicted by the EPD). This also led to the confusing situation where bulls had gene test results as well as EPD. Over the last fifteen years, scientists have identified thousands of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the bovine genome. These are places in the DNA that are different between animals. Some of these SNPs are in genes and cause differences in the traits we care about. Many of them are in parts of the genome that don’t have any function, but they may be close to genes that have important effects. High density SNP chips were developed that can test for tens of thousands of SNPs at one time. One commonly used bovine SNP chip tests for over 50,000 SNPs at once. By comparing animals’ genotypes at the SNPs with their phenotypes or EPD for important traits, we can figure out which SNPs are related to which traits, and how much variation they control. Then future animals can be genotyped for the important SNPs (usually not all of them) and equations developed from the previous data can be used to predict those animals’ genetic merit. Figuring out the relationships between the SNPs and the important traits and developing the equations takes very large data sets of animals that have both genotypes on the chip and phenotypes or high accuracy breeding values. Both Igenity® and Pfizer offer tests that use panels of SNPs to predict an animal’s genomic or molecular breeding value. Igenity® calls this value the Profile, and Pfizer uses Molecular Value Prediction (MVP®). These panels are only predicting part of the animal’s genetic merit. Depending on the panel and the trait, the molecular breeding values are explaining between about 5-35% of the genetic variation. Figure 2 shows the current scenario, where some of genomic tests are predicting over Phenotype a third of the genetic variation in Angus cattle. Remember, the EPD is predicting 100% of the geE netic variation, with variable accuracy. These marker panels that G result in a molecular breeding M value represent a large improvement over single or a few gene tests, as shown in Figures 1 and Figure 2. Proportion of 2. However, until recently, we phenotypic variation made up of environmental variance were still in the situation where (E), additive genetic variance some animals had EPD and mo(G), and molecular informalecular breeding values. tion (M) for some current genomic tests.

The academic community has agreed for many years that the best way to use genomic information was to incorporate it into existing national genetic evaluation. The statistical methodology to do that was developed in the past 3-4 years. In 2009, the American Angus Association incorporated Igenity ® Profile results into its carcass evaluation (CW, Marb, RE, and Fat). They have since added Profile information to evaluations of CED, the growth traits (BW, WW, YW, Milk), docility, RADG, SC, YH, and MW, as well as included Pfizer information into the above evaluations. This is a huge milestone, because all possible information on an animal (pedigree, own records, sibs, progeny, genomics) is being used to get the most accurate EPD. The DNA panels and the equations to incorporate the results into genetic evaluation are breed-dependent and need to be developed within breeds. Large numbers of animals with DNA information and phenotypes or high accuracy EPD are needed. At this point, no other breeds have genomic information incorporated into their genetic evaluations, but


many other breeds are working towards that goal. The breeds that are closest at this point in time are Hereford, Limousin, and Simmental, followed by Maine-Anjou and Chianina. So what is the value of adding the molecular information into the EPD? The simple answer is accuracy. DNA can be sampled on the day a calf is born, adding information into its EPD without waiting for its own or progeny records. Dr. Sally Northcutt, director of genetic research for the American Angus Association, provided these examples at the Beef Improvement Federation annual meeting in June 2010. For an Angus calf with no ultrasound record, its parental average EPD has a default accuracy of 0.05. By adding that calf’s genomic information to the carcass trait evaluation, the accuracy of that EPD increases to 0.28-0.38 depending on which trait. An Angus cow that has her own ultrasound record and 11 ultrasound scanned progeny has a marbling EPD with accuracy 0.25. By adding her genomic information, the accuracy increases to 0.37. One common misconception is that the EPD goes up by adding genomic information. Think of genomic testing like adding any new piece of information. If you have a group of calves with similar parental average EPD, you expect those EPD to change when you record their own performance and include that information into their EPD. On average, half the calves’ EPD will go up and half will go down. If you progeny test a group of bulls, the same thing happens. About half the bulls turn out better than their non-parent EPD predicted, and about half are worse. Genomic information is the same thing. About half the animals’ EPD will increase and about half will decrease when genomic information is added. However the accuracy always goes up when information is added. If genomic results are incorporated into the genetic evaluation, the actual test results should be ignored in favor of selecting on the EPD. It’s just like using actual weights. If a weight is included in the EPD calculation, ignore the actual weight and use the EPD. The genomic information is part of the EPD and shouldn’t be counted twice. There are many ways a producer may decide to use genomics. Some people are testing all sale bulls prior to bull sale season. This increases accuracy on all bulls and gives commercial customers more confidence in the young bulls they buy. However, producers that test their sale bulls must remember that half the time, the EPD will go up and half will go down. Some bulls may go down enough to become worth much less at sale time. However, some will move up and there is always a chance of identifying the next potential star! A young bull’s marbling EPD may go down, but his growth EPD could go up. Another intriguing possibility is testing of replacement heifers. Traditionally, very little genetic progress can be made through heifer selection, partly because of low accuracy of selection. However, with genomic testing of heifers, accuracy can be increased and rate of genetic progress improved. Just as with bulls, potential donor females may be identified earlier, allowing more progeny over that female’s lifetime. Genomic testing is not helpful for high accuracy animals. A high accuracy (progeny-proven) EPD is the gold standard. Adding genomic test data doesn’t provide any more information about the animal’s genetic merit. However, if your breed is working to develop genomically-enhanced EPD, testing of high accuracy sires can be very helpful in this process. One common question breeders ask is, “Which company’s test should I use?” Each test gives a different amount of information for each trait. Table 1 shows the percentage of additive

genetic variance explained by the genomic test. The additive genetic variance is the proportion of the total phenotypic (measured) variance that will be passed from parent to offspring. This is the value that is predicted by the EPD. Genomic tests don’t predict all of the genetic merit of an animal, just a portion of it. The numbers in the %VA column are the size of the red circles in Figures 1 and 2. If we look at the first trait of CED: the Igenity® Profile result describes 22% of the additive genetic variance, and the Pfizer MVP® describes 11%. So if calving ease direct was the only trait you were concerned with, the Igenity® test would contribute more accuracy to your bull’s EPD than the Pfizer test. However, if dry matter intake, which is used to calculate RADG, was a trait that was more important to you, then the Pfizer test would be more informative (42% of variation compared to 20% for Igenity®). So the answer to the question depends on which traits are included in your breeding objective. Decide which traits are most important to your bottom line, and choose the test that describes the most variation in those traits. One note of caution: Early proponents of DNA technology predicted that soon we would be able to collect a blood sample on every calf and never have to record another piece of data. We are a very long way from that. Continuing to collect performance data on as many animals as possible will allow better panels to be developed and will help to improve the equations used to predict molecular breeding values. More importantly, we still need performance data and pedigrees to predict that part of genetic merit not accounted for by the genomic test –the purple area not covered by red in Figure 2. Tremendous strides in the utilization of DNA technology in the beef industry have been made in the last five years. Along with performance data, DNA test results are one more piece of information that contributes to our understanding of an animal’s genetic merit. By utilizing DNA testing, producers are able to make selection decisions on young animals with more confidence than ever before, increasing overall genetic improvement in their herd. Table 1. Percentage of additive genetic variance in a trait (% VA) explained by the genomic test for traits included in the American Angus Association national cattle evaluation. Trait

Igenity % VA

Pfizer % VA

Calving ease direct

22

11

Birth weight

32

26

Weaning weight

20

27

Yearling weight

12

41

Dry matter intake

20

42

Yearling height

14

40

Yearling scrotal

12

42

Docility

8

36

Milk

6

10

Mature weight

28

34

Mature height

31

31

Carcass weight

29

23

Marbling

42

32

Ribeye area

34

36

Rib fat

25

31

Adapted from American Angus Association, 2011 www.angus.org/AGI/GenomicChoice11102011.pdf

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7AN353

MADE RIGHT

Limestone Made Right W935

New! u The Popular High Selling Lot 1 from the 2011 Limestone offering u Maternal Brother to the great OCC Paxton u Wide Chested, Expansive Rib Shape and Thick Ended u One of the Phenotypic Highlights in our barn

Reg: +16720850 Tattoo: W935 Born: 9-14-09 O C C Legend 616L BC Lookout 7024 Gibbet Hill Mignonne E37 OCC Great Plains 943G OCC Blackbird 736K OCC Blackbird 824G

BW: 72 lbs / ET WW: 712 lbs / ET YW: 1058 lbs / ET Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5

From Limestone LLC, OK AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

9

1.8

51

88

.14

Acc % Rank

.31 20

.37

.32

.34

.36

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

-.3

.09

16

4

16

0

.33

.45

.28 20

.17

.23

0

Carcass RE

C

U

$EN

CW Marb

7.77

29

.20 .66 .026

0

0

.27 25

.37

0

0

25

.31 10

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.31

$Value $W

$F

31.81

27.91

$G

20

7AN336

VINDICATOR

$B

20.18 56.53

WRA Vindicator W2

u A Calving Ease and Maternal Specialist u Moderate Statured, Easy Fleshing and Roomy Middled u Vindicator adds Value at Weaning--Top 1% $W u His dam records 6@91 BW Ratio and 6@105 WW Ratio

Reg: 16467233 Tattoo: W2 Born: 2-5-09 RR 7012 Traveler 5594 KG 5594 Traveler 3020 KG Erica 1195 CAR Duke 104 WRA Eileen Bar 115P WRA Eileen Bar 115M

BW: 68 lbs / ratio 82 WW: 658 lbs / ratio 106 YW: 1229 lbs / ratio 104 Yr. SC: 34 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0

From White Ridge Angus, VA AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

EPD

6

-1.1 58 103

.11

.2

.45

12

10

25

0

Acc % Rank

.43

.54 10

.30

.31

.32

.25

.13 20

.19

0

22 Angus

.42 15

.36 15

Carcass $EN

-3.63

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

22

.39 .24 .039

0

0

.23

.34

0

0

.27

.27

$Value $W

$F

42.51

41.33

1

15

$G

$B

21.52 53.45

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN332

CLASSIC

BC Classic 385-7

Reg: 15748956 Tattoo: 3857 Born: 4-18-07 DHD Traveler 6807 BC Classic 443 6807 RT 2424 Double W Miss Primrose E64 OCC Legend 616L BC Mignonne’s Libby 385 Gibbet Hill Mignonne E37

BW: 76 lbs / ratio 97 WW: 693 lbs / ratio 105 Mature SC: 40 cm Mature Height: 56 in

From Conley Angus, MO

SELECTion Sense

Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

Dam, Conley Angus, MO

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u The Finest of the BC Sires, Classic is a Power Bull with Maternal Greatness Built In u If you like Big Footed, Square Hipped breeding stock, look no further than Classic u Classic’s popular dam is a Full Sister to BC Lookout u Use for making Thick, 3-Dimensional Cattle with Loads of Volume

Son, Pembrook Cattle Co., OK

Classic has matured into just what his name implies—a ‘classic’ in terms of his design, with a faultless profile and structure. Now at +10 for CED and top 25% for RE, Classic will see his share of heifers and cows. From a program that specializes in making good cows, Classic’s maternal strength and outcross pedigree are just added bonuses. AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production WW

YW

Maternal

CED

BW

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

EPD

10

0.4

57

91

.09

-.2

.12

2

8

18

0

Acc % Rank

.47 15

.67 25

.55 15

.35

.33

.30

.40

.22

.12

.18

0

Carcass $EN

3.59

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

35

.28 .41 .008

0

4

.26 10

.36

0

4

.30 25

.30

Daughter, Pembrook Cattle Co., OK

$Value $W

$F

37.54

28.62

$G

$B

21.19 61.97

3

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 23


7AN320

PROPHET

GAR Prophet

u Prophet Combines Calving Ease, Growth and Carcass Merit with Profit in Mind u His Progeny Continue to Excel in Strong Contemporary Groups u Prophet Offspring are Deep, Sound, Attractive and Designed for Performance

Reg: +16295688 Tattoo: 6128 Born: 8-15-08

BW: 78 lbs/ ET WW: 769 lbs/ ET YW: 1556 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 37 cm Yr. Frame: 6.2

BAR Ext Traveler 205 CRA Bextor 872 5205 608 CRA Lady Jaye 608 498 S Easy SS Objective T510 0T26 GAR Objective 1885 From Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS; CAM Ranch and Ogeechee Angus, GA GAR 1407 New Design 2232 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

EPD

11

-0.5 77 126

.07

Acc % Rank

.55 10

.71 15

.40

.60 1

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

.50 1

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.3

.03

17

10

31

0

.66

.60

.42 20

.21 20

.24 5

0

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

C

RE

.44 1

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

-18.61 16 1.07 .53 .020 .36

Daughter, Rocking W, GA

.41 15

.39

0

17

0

40

$Value $W

$F

50.52

59.65

1

1

$G

1

7AN337

BAROMETER New!

$B

45.78 75.26 5

RB Barometer 9721

u Minus BW spread to 119 YW puts Barometer in Elite Company u Use for making Scale Crushing Bull Test Station Competitors u His popular dam adds to Barometer’s Appeal for making Productive Cows u Outcross Pedigree with Phenomanal Performance

Reg: 16400061 Tattoo: 9721 Born: 1-25-09

Connealy Danny Boy Woodhill Mainline Woodhill Blackbird 1288-138K LCC New Standard Cherry Crk Blackcap 721 Ms CC Blackcap 024 5161S

BW: 75 lbs/ ratio 86 WW: 926 lbs/ ratio 129

From Riley Bros. Angus, WI

AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

11

-0.9 71

119

.18

Acc % Rank

.38 10

.46 10

.33 2

.36 20

24 Angus

.36 1

Maternal

RADG YH

Carcass

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

$EN

CW Marb

.2

.09

17

12

24

0

-10.77 48

.34

.33

.27 20

.15 4

.21

0

.29 1

RE

C

Dam, Riley Bros. Angus, WI U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.38 .63 .005

0

0

.38

0

0

.33 10

.32

$Value $W

$F

44.52

54.02

1

3

$G

$B

25.77 75.69 4

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN306

WAR PARTY

Werner War Party 2417 Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Add Good Looks, Length, Soundness and Incredible Performance with War Party u Unique Offering of CED, High Growth and Carcass Merit u Customers Rave about their War Party Calves—with Good Reason Connealy Lead On Connealy Onward Altune of Conanga 6104 BAR Ext Traveler 205 BAAR USA Lady Jaye 489 CRA Lady Jaye 608 498 S Easy

Reg: +16004857 Tattoo: 2417 Born: 9-1-07 BW: 74 lbs/ ratio 89 WW: 858 lbs/ ratio 111 YW: 1423 lbs/ ratio 131

Yr. SC: 41 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5

From Werner Angus, IL; 44 Farms, TX and Kiamichi Link Ranch, OK

Combining a stylish appearance, impressive performance and extra value like few bulls can, War Party wears the ‘You Can Have It All’ label proudly. Backed by real cow power from a full-sib to Bextor, War Party sires extra length and pounds in an eye-appealing, structurally-complete profile, plus, he ranks real high on the customer satisfaction scale. Study his CED, growth and combination of $W and $B—there aren’t many like him. AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production YW

Maternal

CED

BW

WW

EPD

12

1.7

65 121

.08

.5

1.13 15

Acc % Rank

.71 4

.86

.80 3

.43

.71

.70 15

.64 2

Dam, 44 Farms, TX and Fox Run Farms LLC, MO

RADG YH

SC

DOC

.50 25

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

8

29

0

.21

.25 10

0

Carcass RE

C

U

$EN

CW Marb

-14

36

.52 .76 .011

2

66

.39 10

.47

3

161

.45 3

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.42

Daughter & Full Sister to Conveyance, 44 Farms, TX $Value

$W

$F

40.09

59.22

2

1

CONVEYANCE 7AN346 New!

$G

$B

33.77 78.41 20

3

44 Conveyance 0X52

u Bred for Big Time Performance, Conveyance has the Genes necessary for Great Sires u A Maternal Brother to the great B/R 65R Genesis u Popular High Seller in the 2011 44 Farms Sale u Few can rival his Elite $B Projection

Connealy Onward Werner War Party 2417 BAAR USA Lady Jaye 489

BW: 93 lbs/ ET YW: 1478 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.8

B/R Destination 727 B/R Blackcap Empress 127 B/R Blackcap Empress 8183

From 44 Farms, TX & The Conveyance Group

Reg: +16645185 Tattoo: 0X52 Born: 2-11-10 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

8

3.4

63

112

.08

Acc % Rank

.30 25

.38

.34 5

.34 4

.32

25 Angus

Maternal

RADG YH

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass

SC

DOC

$EN

CW Marb

.5

.80

22

6

28

0

-12.64 42

.33

.44

.25 10

.12

.18 15

0

.28 3

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.91 .50 .000

0

0

.37 3

0

0

.32 20

.31

$Value $W

$F

34.38

49.43

10

5

$G

$B

40.20 86.50 10

1

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN297

INSIGHT

SS Insight T20 Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Ideal Choice for Calving Ease with the Bonus of WW and Marb u Adds Depth and Capacity along with a Docility Advantage u Insight’s RP Dam records 5@95 BW, 5@104 WW and 5@105 YW

Reg: 15790033 Tattoo: T20 Born: 1-5-07 BW: 68 lbs/ ratio 93 WW: 682 lbs/ ratio 114 YW: 1284 lbs/ ratio 110 Yr. SC: 39 cm Yr. Frame: 5.8

SAF Focus of ER Mytty In Focus Mytty Countess 906 GAR Retail Product Ann SS R83 Ann SS 31L

From Stewart Select Angus, IN AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

EPD

12 -1.8 55

93

.13

Acc % Rank

.62 4

.62

.47

.79 3

.70 20

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

-.1

.88

17

13

27

3

.69

.58 25

.52 20

.23 2

.28 20

5

Carcass $EN

-2.38

CW Marb

RE

C

U

16

.71 .00 .015

1

18

.39

.47 10

4

37

.43

.42

$W

$F

44.62

31.59

$G

$B

32.29 57.57

1

7AN313

TWENTY/TWENTY

$Value

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

25

Mill Brae Twenty/Twenty 8069 Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Minus BW with a Great Complement of Growth, Marb and $W u Displays Way More Shape, Dimension and Eye-Appeal than Most In Focus Sons u One of our Favorites for Calving Ease with Shape and Soundness

Reg: 16152588 Tattoo: 8069 Born: 1-24-08 BW: 65 lbs/ ratio 82 WW: 723 lbs/ ratio 109 YW: 1368 lbs/ ratio 108 Yr. SC: 37 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5

SAF Focus of ER Mytty In Focus Mytty Countess 906 Bon View New Design 1407 Mill Brae 1407 Delia 5013 Mill Brae FL Delia 3018

From: Mill Brae Ranch LLC, KS

AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

EPD

10 -1.0 50 100

.12

.4

1.29 10

13

29

0

Acc % Rank

.57 15

.41

.44

.44 10

.20 2

.23 10

0

26 Angus

.73 10

.63

.41 15

.37

Carcass $EN

-8.03

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

13

.74 .03 .070

0

0

.33

.41 10

0

0

.36

.35

$Value $W

$F

36.59

41.44

4

15

$G

$B

25.34 48.64

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN357

TOP HAND New!

Thomas Top Hand 0536

u Popular High Selling Bull from the 2011 Thomas Angus Ranch offering u Elite Calving Ease prospect with 18 CED from one of the most Respected Brands in the Business u Check out Top Hand’s Individual Birth, Weaning and Yearling Ratios! As the standout of the 2011 Thomas Angus Ranch offering, Top Hand comes from one of the most respected programs in the Angus business and offers a rare blend of impressive phenotype with an elite EPD profile in a pedigree built for calving ease. Top Hand has more mass and base width than most heifer bulls and his genomically enhanced EPDs propelled him into rare air for a number of economically important traits. One of our favorite young sires in the lineup, Top Hand has all the necessary attributes of a legend in the making.

Reg: 16860273 Tattoo: 0536 Born: 7-17-10 BW: 52 lbs / ratio 69 WW: 707 lbs/ ratio 125 YW: 1286 lbs/ ratio 118 Yr. SC: 41 cm Yr. Frame: 6.0

  GAR Grid Maker SAV Bismarck 5682    SAV Abigale 0451 Mytty In Focus Thomas Ruby Erica 8293    Thomas Ruby Erica 51000

From Thomas Angus Ranch, OR AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

Carcass

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

$EN

CW Marb

EPD

18 -3.0 63 108

.16

.0

1.42 20

17

31

0

-15.97 25

Acc % Rank

.38 1

.40 25

.32

.43 10

.17 1

.21 5

0

.30

.43 1

.34 5

.36 10

.28 10

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.37 .52 -.030 0

0

.39

0

.33 15

.33 5

0

$Value $W

$F

43.89

44.80

1

10

$G

25

7AN311

LIMELIGHT

$B

31.48 66.45 20

WHS Limelight 64V SELECTion Sense

Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Limelight Experienced Extreme Demand in 2011—His Calves Made It Happen! u Study his Data—High Growth, Docility, Powerful Carcass and Incredible $Values

u Dam records 4@88 BW, 4@118 WW, 4@111 YW, 7@116 %IMF and 7@106 Ribeye

Reg: 16073564 Tattoo: 64V Born: 9-14-07 BW: 52 lbs/ ratio 77 WW: 876 lbs/ ratio 127 YW: 1455 lbs/ ratio 115 Yr. SC: 40 cm Yr. Frame: 6.5

SAF Focus of ER Mytty In Focus Mytty Countess 906 GAR Predestined WHS Predestined Lass 77T WHS 8180 Lass 14K

From Shelton Angus Farm, VA AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production YW

Maternal SC

DOC

BW

WW

EPD

9

1.4

73 130

.23

.7

2.28 29

12

31

0

-19.05 51

Acc % Rank

.59 20

.74

.63 1

.41 5

.57

.52 1

.21 4

.24 5

0

.34 1

.46 2

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass

CED

.46 1

RADG YH

Dam, Shelton Angus Farm, VA

$EN

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.99 .50 .043

0

8

.42 2

0

18

.38 20

.37

$Value $W

$F

44.81

66.49

1

1

$G

$B

33.40 85.44 20

1

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 27


7AN266

REDIRECT

LD Redirect 11

u Ranks High for Every $Value Index

u Excellent Calving Ease Choice with Carcass Merit Advantages u Proven to Add Significant Muscle (Top 1% RE) BW: 66 lbs/ ratio 87 WW: 563 lbs/ ratio 89 YW: 1230 lbs/ ratio 106 Yr. SC: 37 cm Yr. Frame: 5.2 Mature Height: 56 in

GAR Precision 1680 CA Future Direction 5321 CA Miss Power Fix 308 Finks 5522-6148 LD 6148 Pride 9112 Molitor 473 Pride 8432

From Luddington Cattle Co., OK; Callaway Farms, GA; A-1 Angus, TX; Broken Arrow Angus, CA and Prospect Hill Farm LLC, NY

Reg: 14121653 Tattoo: 11 Born: 9-18-01 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

EPD

8

-0.1 48

98

.27

.6

1.11

-6

11

38

78 -18.16 30

.49 .85 -.023 1

241

Acc % Rank

.78 25

.91 15

.82 20

.55 2

.84

.82 15

.67

.58 10

.70 1

190

.49

538

.86

.38 20

.46 1

.45 5

1

WORKHORSE 7AN327

$Value $W

$F

35.36

40.06

10

15

$G

$B

37.88 76.13 10

4

Baldridge Workhorse W74

u High Octane Performance in a Moderate Package u Dense Bodied, 3-Dimensional Protégé son

u Has the Volume and Capacity Needed to make the Right Kind of Cows BW: 74 lbs / ratio 101 WW: 759 lbs / ratio 119 YW: 1178 lbs / ratio 111 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5

Rito 1I2 of 2536 Rito 6I6 GAR-EGL Protege LB 6807 Isabel 339 Baldridge Rapid R31 Baldridge Maverick T43 Baldridge Maverick R39

From Baldridge Angus, NE

Reg: 16476952 Tattoo: W74 Born: 1-29-09 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

7

1.3

65

113

.22

Acc % Rank

.35

.42

.33 3

.34 4

.36 10

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.4

-.26

11

7

26

0

.41

.41

.25

.13

.19 25

0

Carcass $EN

-6.83

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

28

.55 .49 .035

0

0

.26 25

.36 25

0

0

.31 20

.31

$Value $W

$F

43.94

49.69

1

4

$G

15

7AN342

XCEL New!

$B

29.89 68.01

Baldridge Xcel X57

u Outcross Pedigree designed for Low BW and High Growth u 144 Individual Ultrasound IMF Ratio u His dam records 3@93 BW Ratio and 3@104 WW Ratio Sitz New Design 349M Baldridge Turbo T108 GDAR Primrose Lady 515 Woodhill Foresight Baldridge Blackcap T163 Baldridge Blackcap P326

BW: 65 lbs/ ratio 82 WW: 702 lbs/ ratio 98 YW: 1140 lbs/ ratio 100 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0

From Baldridge Angus, NE

Reg: 16761598 Tattoo: X57 Born: 2-14-10 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

BW

WW

EPD

10

1.3

60 108

.14

.3

1.15 14

12

27

0

Acc % Rank

.32 15

.42

.33 10

.32

.43

.43 15

.10 4

.15 20

0

28 Angus

YW

Maternal

CED

.34 10

RADG YH

SC

DOC

.21

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

-7.36

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

29

.84 .19 .010

0

0

.25 25

.35 4

0

0

.29

.29

$Value $W

$F

40.59

46.14

2

10

$G

$B

35.75 74.15 15

10

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN355

MR 3407N

RAB-MR Future Direction 3407N

New! u Calving Ease Specialist with Carcass Extras u Daughters Excel for Customer Satisfaction u Top 1% for $Weaning, CED and BW

Reg: 14617465 Tattoo: 3407N Born: 2-12-03 BW: 70 lbs / ratio 96 WW: 710 lbs/ ratio 114 YW: 1054 lbs/ ratio 113 Yr. SC: 37 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0

GAR Precision 1680 CA Future Direction 5321   CA Miss Power Fix 308    Bon View New Design 878 MM Juanita 875L    MM Juanita 043H

From Maiers Angus Ranch, KS and R. A. Brown Ranch, TX AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production

WW

YW

EPD

17 -3.8 55

90

.22

Acc % Rank

.59 1

.56

.35 10

.80 1

.70 20

RADG YH

Maternal CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass

SC

DOC

$EN

CW Marb

.2

.29

2

15

34

3

-12.44 25

.66

.61

.37

.36 1

.45 2

32

.28

Mature daughter, Maier Angus Ranch, KS

C

RE

U

.66 .51 .047

0

16

.38 15

0

69

.38 20

$Value

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.41

$W

$F

44.61

28.39

$G

1

25

7AN249

BIG EYE

$B

32.35 65.49 20

ALC Big Eye D09N Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u Offers a Quality Balance of Calving Ease, Carcass and Cow Traits like few bulls can u Proven Sire of Extra Muscle (Top 1% RE), High CW and High $B u Shines for Superior Customer Satisfaction

Reg: 14560689 Tattoo: D09N Born: 2-15-03 BW: 74 lbs/ ratio 93 WW: 776 lbs/ ratio 104 YW: 1405 lbs/ ratio 106 Mature Height: 56.5 in

GAR Precision 1680 CA Future Direction 5321 CA Miss Power Fix 308 SVF Bandolier ALC Hazel L12L ALC Hazel K14H

From Assman Land & Cattle, SD

AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

Maternal

RADG YH

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Daughter, Connealy Angus Ranch, NE

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

U

CED

BW

WW

YW

SC

DOC

EPD

9

2.1

52

96

.22

.3

.24

14

7

33

177 -17.06 32

.54 .98 .030 27

854

Acc % Rank

.87 20

.95

.93 25

.90 25

.63 10

.92

.91

.86

.66

.76 2

387

.75 25

2006

.72 15

RE

C

.75 1

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.74

85

$Value $W

$F

30.33

36.12

25

25

$G

$B

35.72 75.27 15

5

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 29


7AN300

RAM NATION

CSU Ram Nation 7105

u Heifer-Acceptable Genetics with Added Length and Strength u Offers Above-Average CEM, $EN, Marb and $W

u Dam is a Consistent Producer of Low Birth Genetics BW: 82 lbs/ ratio 99 WW: 708 lbs/ ratio 110 YW: 1214 lbs/ ratio 105 Yr. SC: 42 cm Yr. Frame: 6.7

N Bar Prime Time D806 CSU Ram Time 0115 CSU Miss Traveler 6105 CA Future Direction 5321 CSU Miss Destination 2139 CSU 1489 Miss Katie 9140

From Colorado State University, CO

Reg: 15774209 Tattoo: 7105 Born: 1-30-07 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production

Maternal

WW

YW

RADG YH

EPD

12 -0.9 46

79

-.02

Acc % Rank

.47 4

.57

.32

.72 10

.61

SC

DOC

.2

1.04

.60

.50 20

Carcass

C

$EN

CW Marb

0

10

19

0

9.85

17

.54 .39 .010

3

9

.37

.14 20

.21

0

.40

.47 25

9

24

20

RE

U

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.44

.42

$F

37.23

20.59

$G

$B

33.33 58.80

4

7AN282

RITO 6EM6

$Value $W

20

Rito 6em6 of 4l3 Emblazon

u Emblazon Son that’s a Great Choice for Calving Ease (Top 2% CED) u Adds Capacity, Fleshing Ability, Solid Growth and Moderates Frame

u His Daughters have Snug Udders, Small Teats and a Gentle Attitude BW: 81 lbs/ ET WW: 678 lbs/ ET YW: 1275 lbs/ ET

DHD Traveler 6807 OCC Emblazon 854E Dixie Erica of CH 1019 Bon View New Design 208 Rita 4L3 of 2536 208 GAR Precision 2536

Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 5.3

From Wehrmann Angus, VA; Swope Mountain Farm, PA and Dennis Kirby, IA

Reg: +15266353 Tattoo: 6EM6 Born: 1-26-06 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

EPD

13 -0.7 46

82

.05

Acc % Rank

.73 2

.74

.55

.88 10

.82

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

-.2

-.72

19

6

25

19

.71

.73

.59 15

.38

.45

42

Carcass $EN

-2.37

CW Marb

C

RE

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

-14 .49 .11 .025

0

94

.36

0

205

.46

.43

.41

$Value $W

$F

33.10

23.66

$G

15

7AN310

VALUEBULL

$B

32.43 18.11 25

Stucky Valuebull 8387

u Pedigree Built from Proven Producers—NPV x 6I6 x Ext u Excels for Docility with Additional Maternal Benefits

u Here is Balanced Performance backed by a Powerful Dam from a Highly Proven cow family N Bar Prime Time D806 Sinclair Net Present Value Ideal 4465 of 6807 4286 Rito 6I6 of 4B20 6807 Circle S Eisa Erica 2072 Circle S Eisa Erica 6073

BW: 78 lbs/ ET WW: 742 lbs/ ET YW: 1260 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 5.6 in

From Stucky Ranch, KS

Reg: +16125094 Tattoo: 8387 Born: 2-15-08 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

7

1.5

50

92

.13

Acc % Rank

.47

.66

.55

.35

.37

30 Angus

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.3

-.54

32

7

27

0

.49

.46

.39 1

.20

.25 20

0

Carcass $EN

-3.18

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

25

.46 .41 .026

0

0

.32

.40

0

0

.36 25

.35

$Value $W

$F

36.03

32.60

$G

$B

27.70 61.44

5

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN272

DANNY

Connealy Danny 5398 SELECTion Sense

Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u Excellent Females with Great Udders— Danny is a Cowmaker u Minus for BW, Danny Reduces Frame and Excels for WW u Use to Improve $EN, RE, $W and $B

Reg: 15150630 Tattoo: 5398 Born: 2-11-05 BW: 70 lbs/ ratio 92 WW: 823 lbs/ ratio 112 YW: 1380 lbs/ ratio 110 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 5.9 Mature Height: 55 in

Connealy Timeline Connealy Danny Boy Energy of Conanga 4851 EGL Target 1148 Endova of Conanga 858 Endive of Conanga 6860

From Connealy Angus Ranch, NE AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production

WW

YW

SC

DOC

EPD

7

-0.4 55

91

.14

-.2

.74

6

7

13

37

Acc % Rank

.78

.91 15

.82

.59

.82

.80

.66

.44

.59

99

.86 20

RADG YH

Maternal CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass

Daughter, Connealy Angus Ranch, NE C

$Value

$EN

CW Marb

7.52

23

.43 .55 -.035 12

121

.54

.61

379

25

RE

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.59 15

.58 3

24

$W

$F

33.39

29.45

$G

15

COUNTERPART 7AN316

$B

34.82 66.36 20

20

Connealy Counterpart 882b Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Counterpart’s Progeny Data identify him as an Excellent Choice for Heifers u Top 1% CED and Top 5% BW with High $Value Projections u Outcross Genetics with a Balance of Phenotype and Performance

Reg: 16234420 Tattoo: 882B Born: 2-18-08 BW: 62 lbs/ ratio 77 WW: 748 lbs/ ratio 101 YW: 1266 lbs/ ratio 101 Yr. SC: 37 cm Yr. Frame: 6.0

Bon View New Design 878 Connealy Reflection Happy Grill of Conanga 6260 Connealy Forefront Enodera of Conanga 879 From Connealy Angus Ranch, NE Enlarge of Conanga 5881 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

EPD

15 -1.3 52

96

.04

Acc % Rank

.53 1

.42 25

.35

.73 5

.62 25

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.3

.35

7

15

23

0

.52

.43

.27

.16 1

.23

0

Carcass $EN

-2.98

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

44

.43 .71 .032

0

1

.27 2

.37

0

1

.31 4

.31

$Value $W

$F

35.51

36.12

10

25

$G

$B

26.21 72.34 10

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 31


7AN321

CHANGEUP

44 Changeup

u The Stoutest Objective son we’ve Encountered

u Changeup’s first calves are Impressive and Creating Repeat Use u Top 2% CED, 4% WW and 2% YW on the HD50K panel SS Traveler 6807 T510 SS Objective T510 0T26 SS Miss Rita R011 7R8 JLB Exacto 416 SQ 133P of 209M Exacto Twin Eagles Lady 209M

BW: 77 lbs/ ratio 109 WW: 870 lbs/ ratio 124 YW: 1211 lbs/ ratio 110 Yr. SC: 40 cm Yr. Frame: 5.2 From 44 Farms, TX

Reg: 15978589 Tattoo: 7588 Born: 12-13-07 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

7

3.3

70

113

.12

Acc % Rank

.49

.68

.56 1

.39 4

.40

Maternal

RADG YH

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass

SC

DOC

$EN

CW Marb

.6

.66

-2

7

33

0

-22.18 17

.33

.33

.28

.19

.23 2

0

.33

C

RE

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.53 .48 -.014 0

1

.39

5

.37 20

.36 15

0

$Value $W

$F

37.37

47.44

$G

4

10

$B

36.52 64.77 15

20

YIELD GRADE 7AN229

GAR Yield Grade

u Take Advantage of Proven Calving Ease with High Growth and Value

u Sires Strong, Feminine Daughters with Great Udders and Production u Excels for CED, $EN, $W and $B

Tehama Bando 155 Yr. SC: 35 cm GAR Precision 1680 Yr. Frame: 6.0 9J9 GAR 856 Mature Height: 56 in N Bar Emulation EXT From Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS GAR EXT 4526 GAR 6807 Traveler 93

BW: 91 lbs/ ET WW: 710 lbs/ ET YW: 1450 lbs/ ET

Reg: +13724351 Tattoo: 6110 Born: 8-16-00 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

14

0.8

51 104

.09

Acc % Rank

.86 1

.95

.93

.57

.91 10

Maternal

RADG YH

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass

.1

.37

-5

13

18

378 11.34

46

.23 .56 -.027 12

1114

.93

.91

.87

.76 2

.85

867

.64 1

.69

2236

15

CW Marb

RE

U

DOC

GRID MAKER

$EN

C

SC

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.68 15

.67 5

36

$Value $W

$F

39.78

45.55

2

10

$G

$B

22.80 70.84 10

7AN213

GAR Grid Maker

u Sets the Standard for Power in Angus Cattle

u Proven Sire of High Growth and with Extra Muscle u Grid Maker Daughters are Powerful and Good BW: 90 lbs/ ET WW: 646 lbs/ ET YW: 1358 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 37 cm Yr. Frame: 6.5 in Mature Height: 58 in

DHD Traveler 6807 GDAR Traveler 044 GDAR Blackcap Lady 840 GAR Precision 1680 GAR Precision 2536 GAR Ext 2104

From Charles B Hoffman, SD and Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS

Reg: +13254554 Tattoo: 6578 Born: 8-21-98 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

-1

5.7

68

118

.13

Acc % Rank

.86

.97

.96 2

.95 2

.65

32 Angus

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.6

.50

22

9

.95

.95

.91 10

.88

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

10 1136 8.56

12

.30 .91 -.022 21

2603

.93 3351

.69

.73

6212

20

.73 1

.72 5

44

$Value $W

$F

28.31

54.22 3

$G

$B

33.65 58.08 20

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN301

NEW STANDARD

Alcoa New Standard 427 SELECTion Sense

Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Sets New Standards for Amazing Growth with below-average BW u These Cattle are Powerful—Big, Strong and Attractive

u High Projections for CW, Marb, RE along with $W (Top 1%) and $B (Top 2%)

Reg: 16063087 Tattoo: 427 Born: 8-31-07

Bon View New Design 1407 LCC New Standard LCC Sunset K3118 SS Objective T510 0T26 ALC 5427 of 5346-Objective Alcoa 5346 of 5214-Shurtop

BW: 62 lbs/ ratio 94 WW: 795 lbs/ ratio 110 YW: 1385 lbs/ ratio 106 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 6.9

From Aluminum Co of America, IN AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production

Maternal

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

8

1.8

74

119

RADG YH

.11

1.1 -.11

SC

Acc % Rank

.60 25

.77

.68 1

.58 2

.42

.67

.60

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

4

7

31

0

-17.52 36

.46

.19

.23 5

0

.32 10

RE

Dam, Alcoa Land & Cattle, IN

C

U

$Value

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.61 .83 .016

0

18

.42 20

0

51

.38 2

.37

$W

$F

46.29

52.65

$G

1

3

15

7AN304

AMBUSH 28

$B

36.76 80.47 2

B/R Ambush 28 SELECTion Sense

Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u #5 Bull for $B in the Angus Breed u A Proven Quality Standout—Top 1% for Marb, $G and $B u His Daughters are Feminine and have Spectacular Udder Structure u Ambush 28 is a Great Complement on Predestined Daughters

Reg: +14188956 Tattoo: 28 Born: 1-20-02 Paramont Ambush 2172 Rockn D Ambush 1531 MS Blacktop Band of R D 1301 N Bar Emulation EXT B/R Ruby of Tiffany 8250 B/R Ruby of Tiffany 5113

BW: 76 lbs/ ratio 88 WW: 678 lbs/ ratio 100 YW: 1275 lbs/ ratio 104 Mature Height: 58 in From 44 Farms, TX

AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11

Production YW

Maternal

CED

BW

WW

SC

DOC

EPD

3

3.2

59 107

.17

.9

-.15

11

8

12

81

Acc % Rank

.81

.94

.90 10

.56 20

.91

.89

.84

.64

.76

290

.87 10

RADG YH

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass

U

$EN

CW Marb

3.54

38 1.15 .57 -.018 12

725

.58 10

1695

.63 1

RE

C

.62 15

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.60 10

15

Son, 2 Bar Angus, TX

$Value $W

$F

25.19

45.44 10

$G

$B

47.29 91.27 1

1

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 33


7AN315

IMAGE MAKER

Circle A Image Maker 7463

u First Progeny Data place Image Maker in Elite Company u Top 2% CED, Top 4% WW and Top 1% $W

u Progeny are Eye-Catching with a Square Hip and Extraordinary Rib Dimension BW: 48 lbs/ ratio 66 WW: 530 lbs/ ratio 94 YW: 1018 lbs/ ratio 98 Yr. SC: 32 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0

Hero 6267 of RR 2418 HA Image Maker 0415 HA Rito Blackcap 9038 B/R New Frontier 095 DCF Royal Queen 4685 SAF Royal Queen J24

From Circle A Ranch, MO

Reg: +16005498 Tattoo: 7463 Born: 12-8-07 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

Carcass $EN

CW Marb

EPD

13 -1.1 64 107

.08

.5

.13

5

12

28

0

-10.27 24

Acc % Rank

.50 2

.40

.33

.42

.28

.21 4

.24 15

0

.32

.73 10

.62 4

.36 10

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.35 .36 -.024 0

0

.40

0

.36

.35 5

0

7AN288

TAILOR MADE

$Value $W

$F

44.89

43.22

1

10

$G

$B

28.72 62.75 25

Rockin Horse Tailor Made 456

u Outcross Calving Ease with the Ability to Reduce Frame

u His Daughters Excel for Milk, Soundness and Mothering Ability u Sires Thrifty, Easily-Born Calves BW: 81 lbs/ ratio 90 WW: 746 lbs/ ratio 103 YW: 1285 lbs/ ratio 103 Yr. SC: 36 cm Mature Height: 54.5 in

From Brandon Harrison and Lafe Warren, MT

Hero 6267 of RR 2418 HA Image Maker 0415 HA Rito Blackcap 9038 RR Ferdinand 758D CHK WGN Butterfly 807 CHK WGN Butterfly 604

Reg: 14899673 Tattoo: 456 Born: 2-6-04 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

EPD

13 -2.8 35

67

.09

Acc % Rank

.60 2

.70

.53

.84 2

.76

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

-.4

.72

7

9

35

11

.42

.74

.35

.35

.51 1

45

Carcass $EN

-9.52

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

13

.26 .25 -.004 0

34

.33

.43

109

.40

.39

$Value $W

$F

31.46

12.89

$G

20

7AN323

HOMESTEAD

$B

23.78 44.66

Sitz Homestead 4798

u A Calving Ease Option with Added Frame u Outcross bottom side pedigree

u Use to Improve Structure and Length Bon View New Design 1407 Bluegrass New Design 205 Bluegrass Bonny 900 505 JR Sharpshooter AB Classy Rita 7311 AB Lassie Rito 4377

BW: 63 lbs/ ratio 76 WW: 715 lbs/ ratio 110 YW: 1197 lbs/ ratio 115 Yr. SC: 41 cm Yr. Frame: 6.0

From Sitz Angus Ranch, MT

Reg: 16094168 Tattoo: 4978 Born: 4-7-08 AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

Production WW

YW

EPD

14 -0.7 55

99

.18

Acc % Rank

.35 1

.36 20

.33 20

34 Angus

BW

.44 10

.35 20

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.3

.13

8

10

24

0

.30

.32

.22

.17 20

.24

0

Carcass $EN

-5.25

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

37

.36 .54 .035

0

0

.26 10

.36

0

0

.30 15

.30

$Value $W

$F

36.56

38.15

4

20

$G

$B

22.24 65.18 20

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


7AN361

SUNRISE New!

GAR Sunrise

u Our Selection as the 2012 GAR Lot 1 u High Indexing Daybreak Son with Elite Calving Ease Predictions u Impressive Genetics in a Package Good Stockmen will Appreciate

Reg: +16933958 Tattoo: R760 Born: 8-25-10 BW: 72 lbs/ ET WW: 539 lbs/ ET YW: 1398 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 37 cm Yr. Frame: 5.2

  Boyd New Day 8005 MCC Daybreak     MCC Miss Focus 134     SS Objective T510 0T26 GAR Objective R227     GAR 1407 New Design 2983

From Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

EPD

13 -1.4 60

111

.12

Acc % Rank

.29 2

.32 5

.37

.34 5

.30 10

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.5

-.07

20

13

24

0

.48

.45

.30 10

.13 2

.18

0

Carcass $EN

-8.86

CW Marb

C

RE

Dam, Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS

U

25 1.05 .78 -.018 0

0

.29

0

.38 1

$Value

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.34 2

.33 10

0

$W

$F

37.86

49.62

3

4

$G

$B

50.28 85.78 1

1

7AN278

SELECTIVE

GAR Selective Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u No Other Bull can match Selective’s Calving Ease/Marbling Combination u Extraordinary Option for Heifers—Great CED, Solid WW and Top 2% $W

Reg: 15129617 Tattoo: 6225 Born: 8-18-05 BW: 69 lbs/ ratio 95 WW: 660 lbs/ ratio 106 YW: 1367 lbs/ ratio 110 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 5.8

SS Traveler 6807 T510 SS Objective T510 0T26 SS Miss Rita R011 7R8 Bon View New Design 1407 GAR 1407 New Design 803 GAR Precision 1639

From the Final Four Syndicate and Gardiner Angus Ranch, KS AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

EPD

16 -2.6 54

92

.02

Acc % Rank

.79 1

.78

.41

.89 2

.84 20

Maternal

RADG YH

u Daughters are Elegant, Moderate and Gentle with Nice Udders

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

.1

-.56

16

13

26

15

.86

.82

.79 20

.32 2

.41 25

29

Carcass $EN

-6.21

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

-2 1.04 .55 .006

7

162

.53

16

362

.59 1

.57 15

.56

$Value $W

$F

39.32

30.93

2

$G

$B

49.77 53.37 1

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56

Angus 35


7AN238

RITO 2X15

Rito 2X15 of Rita 8Z22 EXP SELECTion Sense

Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u High CEM, High Milk and High $W— 2X15 is a Herd-Builder Bull u 2X15 Daughters are Attractive, Moderate-Sized Tanks with Beautiful Udders u A Proven Go-To Choice for Heifers

Reg: 14056739 Tattoo: 2X15 Born: 12-18-01 BW: 72 lbs/ ratio: 83 WW: 622 lbs/ ratio 103 YW: 1350 lbs/ ratio: 110 Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 6.2 Mature Height: 54.5 in

N Bar Emulation EXT GAR Expectation 4915 GAR Traveler 2421 California Traveler Rita 8Z22 of 6K24 Cal T Rita 6K24 of 2TX1 Rito 3X25

From Wehrmann Angus, VA AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

SC

DOC

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

EPD

7

-0.5 47

92

.14

-.1

-.14

3

14

37

42

Acc % Rank

.73

.89 15

.79

.50

.82

.73

.63

.49 1

.65 1

108

.84

Carcass $EN

-0.03

CW Marb

RE

C

U

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

30

.17 .24 -.034 11

67

.66 20

.69

196

.68

.66 4

58

$Value $W

$F

51.82

33.86

$G

$B

19.70 57.41

1

COMBINATION 7AN352

Connealy Combination 0188

New! u Son of the Rare and Popular Connealy Consensus make him an Outcross to many u Big Time Birth-to-Yearling Spread u Elite Genomically-enhanced Carcass Predictions

Reg: 16748950 Tattoo: 0188 Born: 1-24-10 BW: 65 lbs/ ratio: 90 WW: 762 lbs/ ratio: 103 YW: 1272 lbs/ ratio: 103 Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 5.4

From Connealy Angus Ranch, NE AAA EPDs as of 12/9/11 CED

BW

KMK Alliance 6595 I87 Connealy Consensus Blinda of Conanga 004 Connealy Tobin Black Cayra of Conanga 8127 Black Camma of Conanga 4184

Production WW

YW

Maternal

RADG YH

$EN

CW Marb

2.9

32

.69 .38 .006

0

0

.25 15

.35 15

0

0

.10

.1

.31

12

13

21

0

Acc % Rank

.31 2

.31

.31

.43

.22

.08 2

.15

0

36 Angus

.33 10

.34 15

U

CEM Milk Hd/Dt

13 -2.7 59 101

RE

C

DOC

EPD

.42 2

Carcass

SC

.29

Fat Grp/Pg Grp/Pg

.29

$Value $W

$F

45.91

38.65

1

20

$G

$B

35.12 74.57 15

5

Spring 2012 Angus Breed Average EPDs as of 12-9-11 Production: CED: +5 BW: +1.8 WW: +46 YW: +83 RADG: +.12 YH: +.4 SC: +.49 Doc: +9 Maternal: CEM: +7 Milk: +22 $EN: +.12 Carcass: CW: +21 Marb: +.39 REA: +.25 Fat: +.009 $Values: $W: +28.24 $F: +25.19 $G: +23.87 $B: +52.56


Select Sires Angus Top Ten The Top Ten List features the Top Bulls from the Select Sires Angus lineup in each of 16 traits. From Calving Ease and Low Birth Weight with Improved Growth and Carcass Traits, to Milk,

SIRES

SELECT

$Weaning and Docility, Select Sires provides bulls that excel for every trait!

INC.

Calving Ease Direct EPD page 7AN357 Top Hand 18 27 7AN355 MR 3407N 17 29 7AN278 Selective 16 35 7AN316 Counterpart 15 31 7AN229 Yield Grade 14 32 7AN322 Progress 14 24 7AN323 Homestead 14 34 7AN333 Rito 954 14 16 7AN282 Rito 6EM6 13 30 7AN288 Tailor Made 13 34 Breed Average 5

Birth Weight EPD page 7AN355 MR 3407N -3.8 29 7AN357 Top Hand -3.0 27 7AN288 Tailor Made -2.8 34 7AN352 Combination -2.7 36 7AN278 Selective -2.6 35 7AN297 Insight -1.8 26 7AN333 Rito 954 -1.5 16 -1.4 35 7AN361 Sunrise 7AN316 Counterpart -1.3 31 7AN350 Confidence -1.3 5 Breed Average 1.8

Weaning Weight EPD page 7AN320 Prophet 77 24 7AN328 Prosperity 76 19 7AN326 062 ‘Vern’ 75 18 7AN301 New Standard 74 33 7AN356 Fusion 74 10 7AN311 Limelight 73 27 7AN337 Barometer 71 24 7AN258 Total 70 6 7AN321 Changeup 70 32 7AN213 Grid Maker 68 32 Breed Average 46

Yearling Weight EPD page 7AN311 Limelight 130 27 7AN356 Fusion 128 10 7AN258 Total 127 6 7AN326 062 ‘Vern’ 127 18 126 24 7AN320 Prophet 7AN349 Weigh Up 125 18 7AN328 Prosperity 123 19 7AN306 War Party 121 25 7AN301 New Standard 119 33 7AN337 Barometer 119 24 Breed Average 83

RADG EPD page 7AN266 Redirect .27 28 7AN255 5050 .26 16 7AN309 Great Divide .23 19 7AN311 Limelight .23 27 7AN249 Big Eye .22 29 7AN258 Total .22 6 7AN327 Workhorse .22 28 7AN355 MR 3407N .22 29 7AN333 Rito 954 .21 16 7AN285 Game On .19 4 Breed Average .12

Yrlg Height--taller EPD page 7AN301 New Standard 1.1 33 7AN304 Ambush 28 .9 33 7AN258 Total .7 6 7AN277 Prediction .7 10 7AN309 Great Divide .7 19 7AN311 Limelight .7 27 7AN213 Grid Maker .6 32 7AN266 Redirect .6 28 7AN321 Changeup .6 32 7AN335 Hemisphere .6 17 Breed Average .4

Yrlg Height--shorter EPD page 7AN288 Tailor Made -.4 34 7AN353 Made Right -.3 22 7AN272 Danny -.2 31 7AN282 Rito 6EM6 -.2 30 7AN332 Classic -.2 23 7AN238 Rito 2X15 -.1 36 7AN297 Insight -.1 26 7AN350 Confidence -.1 5 7AN222 Predestined .0 11 7AN322 Progress .0 11 .4 Breed Average

Scrotal Circumference EPD page 7AN311 Limelight 2.28 27 7AN326 062 ‘Vern’ 1.64 18 7AN302 Mentor 1.48 3 7AN357 Top Hand 1.42 27 7AN277 Prediction 1.40 10 7AN313 Twenty/Twenty 1.29 26 7AN342 Xcel 1.15 28 7AN306 War Party 1.13 25 7AN338 Summation 1.12 6 7AN266 Redirect 1.11 28 Breed Average .49

Docility EPD page 7AN255 5050 38 16 7AN310 Valuebull 32 30 7AN303 New Day 454 30 2 7AN333 Rito 954 30 16 7AN311 Limelight 29 27 7AN322 Progress 29 11 7AN341 Ingenuity 26 17 7AN258 Total 24 6 7AN319 Thunder 23 15 7AN213 Grid Maker 22 32 Breed Average 9

Calving Ease Mat. EPD page 7AN357 Top Hand 17 27 7AN316 Counterpart 15 31 7AN355 MR 3407N 15 29 7AN238 Rito 2X15 14 36 7AN333 Rito 954 14 16 7AN229 Yield Grade 13 32 7AN278 Selective 13 35 7AN297 Insight 13 26 7AN319 Thunder 13 15 7AN322 Progress 13 11 Breed Average 7

Milk EPD page 7AN255 5050 38 16 7AN266 Redirect 38 28 7AN238 Rito 2X15 37 36 7AN333 Rito 954 36 16 7AN335 Hemisphere 36 17 7AN344 Scotsman 36 7 7AN288 Tailor Made 35 34 7AN328 Prosperity 34 19 7AN349 Weigh Up 34 18 7AN355 MR 3407N 34 29 Breed Average 22

$Energy 7AN229 Yield Grade 7AN300 Ram Nation 7AN213 Grid Maker 7AN353 Made Right 7AN272 Danny 7AN222 Predestined 7AN332 Classic 7AN304 Ambush 28 7AN352 Combination 7AN347 Country Breed Average

EPD page EPD page Ribeye 1.27 17 1.28 11 7AN341 Ingenuity 1.06 16 1.24 11 7AN255 5050 .98 29 1.15 33 7AN249 Big Eye .97 5 1.07 24 7AN350 Confidence .91 32 1.05 10 7AN213 Grid Maker 1.05 35 7AN309 Great Divide .91 19 2 1.04 35 7AN303 New Day 454 .89 .88 10 .99 27 7AN277 Prediction .85 28 .95 10 7AN266 Redirect .94 17 7AN301 New Standard .83 33 Breed Average .25 .39

$Weaning EPD page 7AN238 Rito 2X15 51.82 36 7AN320 Prophet 50.52 24 7AN340 Summit 46.90 15 7AN356 Fusion 46.80 10 7AN301 New Standard 46.29 33 7AN352 Combination 45.91 36 45.67 12 7AN351 Capitalist 7AN315 Image Maker 44.89 34 7AN311 Limelight 44.81 27 7AN297 Insight 44.62 26 Breed Average 26.24

$Beef EPD page 7AN341 Ingenuity 96.90 17 7AN304 Ambush 28 91.27 33 7AN356 Fusion 90.46 10 7AN258 Total 88.87 6 7AN255 5050 87.65 16 7AN277 Prediction 86.78 10 7AN346 Conveyance 86.50 25 7AN361 Sunrise 85.78 35 7AN311 Limelight 85.44 27 7AN222 Predestined 83.84 11 Breed Average 52.56

Marbling 7AN322 Progress 7AN222 Predestined 7AN304 Ambush 28 7AN320 Prophet 7AN356 Fusion 7AN361 Sunrise 7AN278 Selective 7AN311 Limelight 7AN277 Prediction 7AN341 Ingenuity Breed Average

EPD page 11.34 32 9.85 30 8.56 32 7.77 22 7.52 31 5.62 11 3.59 23 3.54 33 2.9 36 .68 4 .12

Angus Top Ten 37


7SM62

EASY MONEY

TJ Easy Money 101W

u Extra Length in this Nicely Balanced son of Sure Bet from Triangle J u Moderate Framed with impressive Stats for Growth and Carcass Merit u Our next Great CE Sire that’s one of the Best for API & TI

Reg: 2488518 Born: 1-26-09 TJ 57J The Gambler YW: 1258 lbs/ ratio 116 Dikemans Sure Bet Yr. SC: 37 cm Megan 9M Yr. Frame: 5.5 WLE Overload From Triangle J Ranch and Gengenbach Simmental, NE TJ Mary 7M TJ Black 51C Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 75 lbs/ ratio 116 WW: 793 lbs/ ratio 123

CE

BW

WW

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

13.8

-3.7

38.5 74.2

YW

11.1

1.9

21.2

13.8 15.6

1.2

.01

.42

.04

.27

132

79

Acc % Rank

.53 3

.58 1

.51 20

.28

.26

.28

.07

.40

.29

.27 3

.38

.26 10

1

.48 10

.34 1

Marb Fat

7SM49

JUMP START

Daughter, Gengenbach Simmental, NE

TNT Jump Start R238 Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Proven Breed Standout for CE and Low BW u A Leader for API & Superior Carcass Merit u Moderates Frame, Adds Marbling and Shape

Reg: 2321659 Born: 2-24-05 WLE Power Stroke HC Hummer 12M LBR Destiny’s Dream K830 Hook’s Shear Force 38K TNT Miss Kayla M13 TNT Miss Delila K103

Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 82 lbs/ ratio 115 WW: 812 lbs/ ratio 104 YW: 1484 lbs/ ratio 108 Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 6.0 From TNT Simmentals, ND

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

CW

EPD

18.9

-2.6

22.8 49.3

14.2

5.0

16.4

25.4

3.5

-11.6 -.18

Acc % Rank

.86 1

.89 4

.87

.78 10

.78

.78

.15 4

.54

38 SIMMENTAL

YW .86

.59

YG .51 3

Marb Fat

REA

API

TI

.36

.02

.53

151

69

.65 10

.64

.62 3

1

10

Son, Leachman Cattle of Colorado

Spring 2012 Simmental Purebred Breed Average EPDs CE: +7.5 BW: +0.7 WW: +30.8 YW: +56.3 MCE: +10.3 Milk: +3.4 MWW: +18.8 Stay: +18.0 Doc: +9.6 CW: -2.9 YG: -.04 MB: +.17 Fat: +.01 REA: +.19 API: 105 TI: 62


7SM63

DOUBLE DOWN

Dikemans Double Down 26W

Reg: 2494041 Born: 1-17-09 TJ 57J The Gambler Dikemans Sure Bet Megan 9M PVF-BF BF26 Black Joker Natasha 10N Little Black Missy

Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 98 lbs/ ratio 95 WW: 785 lbs/ ratio 107 YW: 1234 lbs/ ratio 101 Yr. SC: 41 cm Yr. Frame: 6.0

From Dikeman Simmentals and Brooks Simmentals, KS

u One of the Best in Both Indexes and Phenotypic Perfection

Dam of Double Down

u A Carcass Standout from a Legendary Program u A High-Demand ‘Outlier’ on Paper and on Hoof When you think about the ideal Simmental bull, many things about Double Down come to mind. He is the product of decades of focused selection for performance and end product merit by one of the most respected herds in the breed. His dam is a proven cow whose mass and substance is complimented by her femininity. Double Down ratioed 151 for IMF against contemporaries with pedigrees stacked for carcass traits. He is a medium framed bull with excellent foot shape, sound movement, plenty of muscle expression and a gentle disposition. Ranking in the top 2% of the breed for API and top 1% for TI, Double Down is a modern marvel that is a complete outcross to Dream On and Legacy.

Son, Dikeman Simmentals, KS

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

4.0

2.1

34.9 62.6

YW

8.7

7.2

24.7

24.9 15.3

2.8

-.01

.68

.04

.38

143

75

Acc % Rank

.47

.51

.41

.27

.25 25

.27 20

.11 5

.35

.27

.27 1

.37

.26 15

2

1

.41

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc .23 1

Marb Fat

Spring 2012 Simmental Purebred Breed Average EPDs CE: +7.5 BW: +0.7 WW: +30.8 YW: +56.3 MCE: +10.3 Milk: +3.4 MWW: +18.8 Stay: +18.0 Doc: +9.6 CW: -2.9 YG: -.04 MB: +.17 Fat: +.01 REA: +.19 API: 105 TI: 62

SIMMENTAL 39


7SM69

RAISIN’ CAIN

Gibbs 0601X Raisin’ Cain

“In my 40+ years of raising Simmental cattle, I have had the privilege of producing and/or owning numerous great Simmental bulls, several of which have lead the breed in registrations for multiple years. I can honestly make the comment that I have never been involved with a Purebred Simmental bull more impressive than ‘Raisin Cain’.”

New!

-Gordon Hodges, Genetics & Marketing Manager, Gibbs Farms

Reg: 2602502 Born: 9-4-10

Raisin’ Cain

Ellingson Legacy M229 YW: 1267 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 40 cm MR NLC Upgrade U8676 Yr. Frame: 5.7   MS NLC Mojo S6119 B   Nichols Shannigan F5   ASR Sweet Dreams M229   ASR Dreaam Catcher H829

Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 85 lbs/ ET WW: 822 lbs/ ET

From Gibbs Farms, AL

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

9.4

0.3

53.7 100.0 10.4

YW

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc -7.7

19.1

17.8

11.5

22.4

-.15

.18

-.02

.60

117

76

Acc % Rank

.22

.23

.22 1

.15

.16

.08 25

.12

.18 1

.15 10

.16

.19 4

.15 1

25

1

.22 1

.14

Marb Fat

Maternal Granddam, Altenburg Simmental, CO

7SM46

MAJESTIC

Hooks Majestic 31M Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

SELECTion Sense

Wide Deep Set Strong Large breed average

u A Leader for CE and Growth-The Commercial Man’s Kind

u Daughters are Long, Moderate Sized and have Perfect Udders

u Use to Improve Structural Soundness and Cow Longevity

Reg: 2165912 Born: 2-27-02 YW: 1465 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 6.5 Mature Height: 57 in

Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 92 lbs/ ET WW: 752 lbs/ ET

From Hook Farms, MN

Lchmn Lucky Buck 7049C GW Lucky Dice 187H 407D Nichols Legacy G151 Hook’s Koko 11K Hook’s Holly 10H

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

11.9

-0.7

33.3 78.9

10.5

3.4

20.1

15.3 10.6

9.3

-.02

.15

.04

.45

113

67

Acc % Rank

.92 10

.93 25

.91

.88

.88

.88

.40

.60 10

.58

.80

.80

.78 10

40 SIMMENTAL

YW .91 5

.46

Marb Fat

Tall Heavy

20

Spring 2012 Simmental Purebred Breed Average EPDs CE: +7.5 BW: +0.7 WW: +30.8 YW: +56.3 MCE: +10.3 Milk: +3.4 MWW: +18.8 Stay: +18.0 Doc: +9.6 CW: -2.9 YG: -.04 MB: +.17 Fat: +.01 REA: +.19 API: 105 TI: 62


7SM54

STETSON

RCR Stetson T17

Reg: 2396913 Born: 2-13-07 Nichols Legacy G151 Hooks Shear Force 38K C&D Tracy SRS J914 Preferred Beef RCR Sadie R29 RCR Sadie N25

Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 71 lbs/ ratio 122 WW: 797 lbs/ ratio 108 YW: 1244 lbs/ ratio 105 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5

From Gibbs Farm, AL and Rock Creek Ranch, KS

SELECTion Sense

Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

Daughter, Eichacker Simmental, SD

breed average

u One of the Best for Calving Ease in the Entire Breed u Stetson’s Daughters and Data are Fantastic u Offers Plenty of Advantages--A Real Breed Improver Stetson has surfaced as an elite calving ease specialist that gives up nothing on the performance end. His first set of yearling sons were sale toppers for Gibbs Farm, AL and the first daughters in production appear to have well-attached udders generous with milk. Ranking in the top 1% of the breed for both API and TI, Stetson is becoming best known for customer satisfaction. He sires ultra-complete, eye appealing cattle that excel in many areas.

Daughter, Ohio State University, Jackson OH

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

18.2

-4.1

26.9 58.5

YW

15.3

16.4

29.8

22.7 15.0

-8.3

-.07

.44

.03

.33

154

76

Acc % Rank

.79 1

.87 1

.83

.51 5

.49 1

.50 3

.18 15

.58

.50

.64 2

.62

.62 25

1

1

.81

.25 2

Marb Fat

Spring 2012 Simmental Purebred Breed Average EPDs CE: +7.5 BW: +0.7 WW: +30.8 YW: +56.3 MCE: +10.3 Milk: +3.4 MWW: +18.8 Stay: +18.0 Doc: +9.6 CW: -2.9 YG: -.04 MB: +.17 Fat: +.01 REA: +.19 API: 105 TI: 62

SIMMENTAL 41


7SM64

WRANGLER

RCR Wrangler S215

u Finally, the Quality, Low BW Outcross to the Dream On, Preferred Beef, and Shear Force cattle. u Consistently produces Powerfully Constructed, Easy Fleshing replacement females

u Progeny are Expansive Middled, Thick and Very Sound Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 91 lbs/ ratio 100 WW: 860 lbs/ ratio 110 YW: 1243 lbs/ ratio 108 Mature SC: 42 cm Mature Height: 55.5 in

Reg: 2359643 Born: 3-16-06

From Rock Creek Ranch, KS

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

7.7

-0.7

35.0 62.2

YW

6.6

0.9

18.4

11.9

7.6

-1.6

-.07

.07

.02

.35

93

64

Acc % Rank

.74

.78 25

.75

.62

.61

.62

.11

.03

.54

.32

.29

.40

.28 20

.73

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

Marb Fat

7SM52

SUNDANCE KID

WHF Desperado 212G ESPJ302 ESJ3 Hart Arapahoe E198 RCR Liz L40 RCR Miss HBL Jet J220

KS Sundance Kid S28

u Calving Ease + Carcass in a Red package

u Balanced Performance with High Indexes

u Sires Fantastic Females--they’re Deep, Gentle and Good Polled BW: 89 lbs/ ET WW: 719 lbs/ ET YW: 1260 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 6.3

From Erika Kenner, ND

Reg: 2353900 Born: 2-16-06

Nichols Legacy G151 CNS Dream On L186 CNS Sheeza Dream K107W MV Red Light 406 KS Shania H871 BOZ Miss F578

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

12.3

-1.8

27.3 62.4

YW

11.8

4.3

17.9

14.0

5.3

-2.4

-.03

.45

.03

.27

125

72

Acc % Rank

.75 10

.80 10

.74

.59

.57

.58

.21

.21

.54

.42

.49 2

.48

.47 15

4

.72

Marb Fat

7SM59

RED DENSITY

Mr Ishee Red Density

u An Outlier for CE Combined with Breed-Leading Growth u A Carcass King that Rises to the Top for both API & TI

u Rugged-Made and Gentle-Natured--here is True Balanced Performance Polled BW: 77 lbs / ratio 110 WW: 790 lbs / ratio 110 YW: 1494 lbs / ratio 110 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 6.2

From Ishee Bred Simmentals, MS

Reg: 2466650 Born: 2-18-08

Hooks Shear Force 38K WS Beef Maker R13 DCR MS Ribeye N72 HC Hummer 12M Ishee Ms Blk Sapphire Ishee Ms Black Honey 301

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

11.8

-0.3

41.3 77.6

12.8

8.9

29.5

22.1 15.6

8.3

-.08

.53

.01

.43

147

80

Acc % Rank

.48 10

.52

.44 10

.28 20

.26 15

.27 4

.09 15

.36 15

.20

.19 1

.19

.19 10

1

1

42 SIMMENTAL

YW .43 10

.19 1

Marb Fat

Spring 2012 Simmental Purebred Breed Average EPDs CE: +7.5 BW: +0.7 WW: +30.8 YW: +56.3 MCE: +10.3 Milk: +3.4 MWW: +18.8 Stay: +18.0 Doc: +9.6 CW: -2.9 YG: -.04 MB: +.17 Fat: +.01 REA: +.19 API: 105 TI: 62


7SM56

GRANDMASTER

SS Ebonys Grandmaster

u Continues to Sire Champions Nationwide u Few bulls generate as many high sellers as Grandmaster u Sires Tremendous Phenotype and a Leader for Low BW- A Rare Beast

Reg: 2281133 Born: 3-08-05

Harts Black Casino B408 PVF-BF BF26 Black Joker PVF-BF Mabelle C131 HC Power Drive 88H SOSF Ebonys Joy L-123 NJC/TJF Joy

Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 79 lbs/ ET WW: 615 lbs/ ET YW: 1263 lbs/ ET Yr. Frame: 6.1

From Hill Country Cattle Co., KY

Daughter, Jordan Simmentals, IN

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

8.0

-1.3

16.5 38.7

YW

7.6

17.6

25.8

27.8

11.2 -15.8

.07

.39

.11

.42

137

63

Acc % Rank

.84

.92 15

.89

.55

.54 1

.55 15

.20 1

.66

.46

.55 5

.57

.09 10

3

.84

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

.59

Marb Fat

7SM65

UNO MAS

WLE Uno Mas X549 u Incredible Design and Profile from a True Power Cow u Predictable Pedigree for Quality, High-Value cattle u Perfect Choice for Angus-Based Cows to Generate Fancy Replacements

Reg: 2532016 Born: 2-24-10 Hetero. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 70 lbs/ ET WW: 755 lbs/ ET

From Wesner Livestock Enterprises and Purdue University, IN

Nichols Legacy G151 CNS Dream On L186 CNS Sheeza Dream K107W SS Goldmine L42 Shawnee Miss 770P NLC LG770

Dam, Wesner Livestock Enterprises, IN

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

11.1

-0.2

33.8 55.3

YW

9.7

-1.0

15.8

14.6

9.6

-5.2

-.07

.38

.01

.23

118

70

Acc % Rank

.24 15

.25

.24

.23

.24

.24

.12

.15

.20

.18

.20 5

.20

.20 25

10

.24

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

Marb Fat

Spring 2012 Simmental Purebred Breed Average EPDs CE: +7.5 BW: +0.7 WW: +30.8 YW: +56.3 MCE: +10.3 Milk: +3.4 MWW: +18.8 Stay: +18.0 Doc: +9.6 CW: -2.9 YG: -.04 MB: +.17 Fat: +.01 REA: +.19 API: 105 TI: 62

SIMMENTAL 43


7SM67

CONVOY

CCR Convoy 7005X

u Heavy Muscled SimAngus by the Industry Leader, Predestined

New!

u Super Growth with High Marbling; he’s one of the best for API & TI u Exhibits Superior Soundess, Balance and Volume Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 79 lbs/ ratio 104 WW: 740 lbs/ ratio 100 YW: 1360 lbs/ ratio 110 Yr. SC: 39 cm Yr. Frame: 6.7

B/R New Design 036   GAR Predestined   GAR EXT 4206   Circlet Antoinettes Star   CCR 5025R Star 7005T   CCR Ms Preferred 5024R

From Cow Camp Ranch, KS

Reg: 2539036 Born: 1-16-10 Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

EPD

10.7

-1.1

32.2 78.1

YW

9.6

4.7

20.8

Acc % Rank

.34

.33

.29 25

.25

.23

.25 20

.31 10

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc na

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

13.1

8.3

.15

Marb Fat .88

.07

.20

144

81

.14 15

.26 10

.20

.21 1

.23

.21 25

10

2

7SM61

RIMROCK

Limestone Rimrock W242

u Great Choice to make Fancy, Moderate Cows with Extra Thickness u Dam is a full sister to BC Lookout

u Good Looks with Major Muscle and Grow Power Hetero. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 59 lbs/ ET WW: 702 lbs/ ET YW: 1232 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0 From Limestone, LLC, and Fred Shultz, OK

Reg: 2501666 Born: 3-12-09

CNS Dream On L186 SVF Steel Force S701 SVF Sheza Beauty L901 OCC Legend 616L BC Mignonne’s Lola 4151 Gibbet Hill Mignonne E37

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

EPD

7.6

2.1

43.8 82.2

YW

2.9

-6.8

15.1

Acc % Rank

.50

.52

.42 3

.28

.27

.27

.38 5

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc na

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

8.5

14.6

.00

Marb Fat .26

.04

.52

91

67

.27

.33 3

.27

.27

.36

.26 1

7SM68

HUSKER New!

UNL-Husker 84X

u Super Low BW Red Hybrid with Excellent Carcass Projections u Ranks in the top 3% for API & top 4% for TI

u Take Advantage of Heterosis from a Dependable Pedigree Polled BW: 73 lbs. / ratio 114 WW: 647 lbs. / ratio 113 YW: 1083 lbs. / ratio 107 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.8

From University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Hooks Shear Force 38K WS Beef Maker R13 DCR Ms Ribeye N72 BUF CRK Romeo L081 4098P 1120L

Reg: 2575115 Born: 3-11-10 Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

EPD

16.3

-5.0

30.7 60.4

9.3

8.6

23.9

Acc % Rank

.35 2

.34 2

.30

.25

.24 10

.25 10

44 SimAngus

YW .32

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc na

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

16.9

-8.8

.04

Marb Fat .57

.07

.31

150

78

.11 2

.27

.26

.28 20

.38

.27 10

3

4

Spring 2012 Simmental Hybrid Breed Average EPDs CE: +8.6 BW: -0.6 WW: +25.7 YW: +52.0 MCE: +7.6 Milk: +2.1 MWW: +14.9 Doc: +10.0 CW: -7.1 YG: +.05 MB: +.37 Fat: +.04 REA: +.05 API: 107 TI: 62


7SM66

VEGAS New!

KS Vegas X130 u Mr. Balance--Vegas is a Standout on Paper and on Foot u Backed by a Top Donor at Kenner Simmentals u Big Middled, Great Structure & Ample Muscle u Blends Final Answer & Legacy into a True Spread Bull Our selection from a flush of brothers in the 2011 Kenner offering, Vegas was an eye catching standout among his pen mates and his elite script of EPDs compliments this exciting young sire. We believe Vegas has the right blend of lineage, performance and phenotype to match many breeding objectives.

Reg: 2564444 Born: 2-10-10 Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 79 lbs. / ET WW: 680 lbs. / ET YW: 1208 lbs. / ET Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.6

Sitz Traveler 8180 SAV Final Answer 0035 Â SAV Emulous 8145 Nichols Legacy G151 Ellingson Ms Legacy N362 Ellingson Perfector L143

From Kenner Simmentals, ND Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

EPD

13.9

-3.4

35.8 72.3

YW

11.6

2.9

20.8

12.2

0.7

.02

.36

.04

.22

134

78

Acc % Rank

.24 10

.24 10

.23 15

.22 15

.22

.23 20

.15 25

.20 25

.21

.25

.26

.25 20

15

4

.24 15

na

Marb Fat

7SM55

ROOKIE

PVF-J 4P14 HYB Rookie Stature

Moderate Muscle Light Body Width Narrow Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Loose Udder Small Teat Size

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set Strong Large

breed average

u Daughters from this Growth Outlier have Extra Volume and Capacity u Calves Grow Fast and Crush the Scales

u The Overall Performance and Look of his Progeny makes them Easy to Sell

Reg: 2291941 Born: 9-7-04 Homo. Black and Homo. Polled BW: 77 lbs/ ratio 109 WW: 680 lbs/ ratio 109 YW: 1295 lbs/ ratio 107 Yr. SC: 38 cm

Yr. Frame: 6.4 From Juliana Miller Hodges, NC; Triangle J Ranch, NE and Gibbs Farms, AL

Leachman Right Time Hyline Right Time 338 Hyline Pride 265 GW Lucky Dice 187H PVF-JMH 1L08 Georgia 30J TJ 30J Georgia 40G

Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

EPD

7.7

-0.7

56.0 102.4

YW

9.2

9.6

37.6

Acc % Rank

.88

.90

.88 1

.78

.77 5

.78 1

.87 1

MCE Milk MWW Stay Doc na

CW

YG

REA

API

TI

4.1

22.2

-.03

Marb Fat .30

.05

.76

112

80

.54

.60 1

.56 20

.73

.77

.72 1

Mature Daughter, Gibbs Angus Farm, AL

3

Spring 2012 Simmental Hybrid Breed Average EPDs CE: +8.6 BW: -0.6 WW: +25.7 YW: +52.0 MCE: +7.6 Milk: +2.1 MWW: +14.9 Doc: +10.0 CW: -7.1 YG: +.05 MB: +.37 Fat: +.04 REA: +.05 API: 107 TI: 62

SimAngus 45


7AR56

EPIC

MLK CRK Epic 8171 Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u The Go-To Red Bull for Customer Satisfaction u First set of yearling sons were Sale Toppers at Milk Creek Reds u Sires Easily Born, Good Doing Cattle

Reg: 1238940 Category 1-A Born: 3-4-08 BW: 88 lbs/ ratio 95 WW: 735 lbs/ ratio 108 YW: 1180 lbs/ ratio 108 Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 6.2 From Milk Creek Reds, MT

Beckton Epic K F075 Beckton Epic R397 K Beckton Kit F468 JL Glacier Chateau 744 MLK CRK Sheba 403 MLK CRK Sheba 055

Spring 2012 RAAA Sire Summary

HPG CEM Stay Marb

Dam, Milk Creek Reds, MT

CED

BW

WW

YW

Milk

TM

ME

YG

CW

EPD

11

-3.2

34

74

21

38

-1

12

10

14

.33

.05

40

REA Fat .17

.04

Acc % Rank

.38 15

.65 15

.56

.53

.27

P 25

.19 25

.26 10

P 10

.25 15

.28

.43

.23

.37

7AR58

HERITAGE

Brown Heritage U6509

u Performance with Muscle in an Easy Fleshing Package u CE and Growth with Extra Shape u A “No Holes’ Spread Bull and One of the Best for Marbling

Reg: 1255380 Category 1-A Born: 1-8-08 BW: 59 lbs / ratio 108 WW: 603 lbs / ratio 108 YW: 921 lbs / ratio 108 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0 From R. A. Brown Ranch, TX

Beckton Hustler C2 L079 Beckton Heritage N013 Beckton Lana L007 JL LJC Lancer 806 Brown Ms L806 S6944 Brown Ms Cherokee N6808

Spring 2012 RAAA Sire Summary CED

BW

WW

YW

Milk

TM

ME

YG

CW

EPD

10

-4.1

44

79

10

32

3

9

1

15

.63

.01

42

.21

.03

Acc % Rank

.34 20

.45 10

.38 25

.37 25

.25

.13

P

.27

P 4

.26 1

.25

.31

.25

.32

46 RED ANGUS

HPG CEM Stay Marb

REA Fat

Spring 2012 Red Angus Breed Average EPDs CE: +5 BW: -0.5 WW: +33 YW: +62 Milk: +17 TM: +33 ME: +3 HPG: +10 CEM: +4 ST: +9 Marb: +.08 YG: -.02 CW: +37 REA: +.07 Fat: +.00


7AR61

SUN KING New!

Larson Sun King 016 u As Exciting of a Young bull as there is at Select Sires u Nebula P707 son out of a Powerful Major League daughter u Promises Calving Ease along with High Growth u Ranks high for several traits--this bull has a Bright Future! Beckton Nebula M045 Beckton Nebula P P707 Beckton Lana M809 EP LCC Major League A502M Larson Tamara 545-556 Larson Tam 556-170

Reg: 1384618 Category 1-A Born: 2-4-10 BW: 84 lbs/ ratio 98 WW: 745 lbs/ ratio 110 YW: 1294 lbs/ ratio 107

Yr. SC: 39 cm Yr. Frame: 6.1

From Larson Red Angus, MT

Sun King is certainly ‘royalty’ in our growing line-up of Red Angus bulls. Stemming from a tremendous pedigree that is filled with exciting breed leaders, he is as impressive on paper as he is in the flesh. Quite the spread bull; he ratioed 98 for BW, 110 at Weaning and 104 at Yearling in a pen full of high performers. His dam is a super deep, wide based, bold sprung, yet feminine cow that produces great ones every year. A supreme young sire from a program that is designed with performance, phenotype, and integrity in mind. Dam, Larson Red Angus, MT

Spring 2012 RAAA Sire Summary EPD Acc % Rank

CED

BW

WW

YW

Milk

TM

ME

YG

CW

9

-2.0

45

82

23

46

-3

HPG CEM Stay Marb 8

5

16

.29

.04

46

.00

.00

.20 25

.26

.30 20

.31 20

.23 20

P

.19

P 2

.28 20

.26

.25

.27

.38

10

.13 15

REA Fat

7AR51

WORLD SERIES

Sun King

LCOC World Series A041R

u Efficiency Improver that Reduces BW and Frame u A Solid Choice for Heifers that Maintains Muscle BW: 62 lbs/ ET WW: 611 lbs/ ET YW: 1055 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 4.7

From Leachman Cattle of Colorado, CO

BUF CRK Chf 824-1658 BFCK Cherokee Cnyn 4912 MRM 1431 8611 9109 LMAN Robin Hood 1174B KRN Reba’s Robin KRN Rebella 805/314

Reg: 1069178 Category 1A Born: 1-5-05 Spring 2012 RAAA Sire Summary EPD Acc % Rank

CED

BW

WW

YW

Milk

TM

ME

YG

CW

4

-4.8

10

21

31

36

6

HPG CEM Stay Marb 9

-2

10

.-.01

-.31

6

.55

.72 5

.66

.65

.52 3

.18

.26

.52

.32

.44

.39 1

.50

REA Fat .38 -.03 .42 15

.48 10

Spring 2012 Red Angus Breed Average EPDs CE: +5 BW: -0.5 WW: +33 YW: +62 Milk: +17 TM: +33 ME: +3 HPG: +10 CEM: +4 ST: +9 Marb: +.08 YG: -.02 CW: +37 REA: +.07 Fat: +.00

RED ANGUS 47


7AR60

SAMURAI

Bieber Rouse Samurai X22

New! u Top pick from the 2011 Bieber Sale u Full Quartered, Big Bodied, and Wide Tracking u Growth Leader that has Cowmaker written all over him

Reg: 1363427 Category 1-A Born: 2-16-10 BW: 76 lbs / ratio 93 WW: 675 lbs/ ratio 113 YW: 1135 lbs/ ratio 106 Yr. SC: 36 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0

BFCK Cherokee Cnyn 4912 LCC Cheyenne B22IL HXC 701G Bieber Boone 8000 GHR Marita R31 From Bieber Red Angus, SD and Gene Rouse, IA GHR M03 Marita Spring 2012 RAAA Sire Summary

EPD Acc % Rank

CED

BW

WW

YW

Milk

TM

ME

YG

CW

5

-1.7

49

90

22

46

7

11

7

12

.41

.29

51

.07

.10

.23

.35

.32 15

.33 15

.26 25

.18

.20

.23 25

.19 20

.29 10

.27

.27 20

.28

.38

10

HPG CEM Stay Marb

REA Fat

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7AR57

COVENANT

Brown Covenant U7548

u Our Top Selling Red Angus bull for 2011 u Use to add Rib Depth and Incredible Base Width u Great Combination of High Performance and High Marbling

Reg: 1282948 Category 1-A Born: 1-25-08 BW: 85 lbs/ ET WW: 600 lbs/ ET YW: 922 lbs/ ET Yr. SC: 40 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5

LJC Lancer 806 Brown Commitment S7206 Brown Ms Shazzam P7940 BJR Monu 4X-303 Brown Ms Monu P7930 RABS Ms Vicila H7552

From Brown Family Genetics Spring 2012 RAAA Sire Summary EPD Acc % Rank

CED

BW

WW

YW

Milk

TM

ME

YG

CW

7

-2.1

45

78

15

37

0

HPG CEM Stay Marb 14

3

14

.60

.06

44

REA Fat .15

.03

.32

.43

.37 20

.35 25

.28

.16

.10 10

.29

P 10

.30 2

.28

.30

.29

.39

Covenant

7AR59

OUTRIDER

Bieber Outrider W388

u High Capacity, Powerfully Muscled, and Incredibly Eye Appealing u Backed by the same dam as Makin Hay and Rough Rider u Grand Looks and Great Calving Easethe Quality Kind

Reg: 1311817 Category 1-A Born: 3-1-09 BW: 81 lbs / ET WW: 709 lbs / ET YW: 1218 lbs / ET

Red Brylor New Trend 22 Basin Trend Setter 6074 Basin Rose F521 Bieber Titan 6894 Bieber Adelle 8958 Bieber Adelle 7226

From Bieber Red Angus, SD

Spring 2012 RAAA Sire Summary CED

BW

WW

YW

Milk

TM

ME

YG

CW

EPD

13

-2.4

30

58

23

38

5

HPG CEM Stay Marb 8

7

10

.01

.06

32

REA Fat .16

.06

Acc % Rank

.37 10

.54 25

.44

.40

.28 20

.17

.23

.28 25

.15

.30

.29

.35

.29

.40

Spring 2012 Red Angus Breed Average EPDs CE: +5 BW: -0.5 WW: +33 YW: +62 Milk: +17 TM: +33 ME: +3 HPG: +10 CEM: +4 ST: +9 Marb: +.08 YG: -.02 CW: +37 REA: +.07 Fat: +.00

RED ANGUS 49


7HH57

BLUESTEM New!

MCR Bluestem 977 u The Lead Bull from the Champion Pen at the 2011 NWSS u Combines 2 Breed Leaders-Harland and Legend u Incredible Structure with Added Depth and Shape u If You’re Serious about Breed Improvement, Use Him!

Reg: 43086834 Born: 8-24-09 BW: 80 lbs/ ratio 95 WW: 636 lbs/ ratio 111 YW: 1081 lbs/ ratio 102 Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 6.1 From Mill Creek Ranch, KS

Spring 2012 AHA Sire Summary CED

BW

WW

YW

HH Advance 9005J CJH Harland 408 CJH L1 Dominette 0064 Feltons Legend 242 MCR Legends Gold Dominet 5107 ET MCR PPF Miss Gold Dom 239 ET

Milk M&G MCE

EPD

3.8

1.6

58

92

25

Acc % Rank

.16 15

.36 20

.30 15

.32 20

.19 20

54

SC

Fat

0.7

1.1

.15

.30 15

10

REA Marb BMI$ CEZ$

BII$ CHB$

-.07

.60

.29

22

18

18

30

.25

.25 10

.23 5

15

15

20

10

Lead Bull, Champion Pen of 3, 2011 NWSS

7HP103

BENNETT R413

KCF Bennett 774 R413 Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Designed to Add Muscle, Pounds and Soundness u Balanced Data for Birth, Growth and Milk u His KCF dam records 7@100 for BW and 7@116 for WW

Reg: 42651310 Born: 9-29-05 OXH Domino 7002 Feltons Domino 774 Feltons B72 KCF Bennett 759 H142 KCF Miss H142 L332 KCF Miss 508 B137

BW: 79 lbs/ ratio 98 WW: 709 lbs/ ratio 112 YW: 1207 lbs/ ratio 110 Yr. SC: 40 cm Yr. Frame: 6.2 From Knoll Crest Farms, VA

Spring 2012 AHA Sire Summary CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

1.4

2.3

54

82

24

Acc % Rank

.30

.81 25

.74 25

.73

.35 20

50 HEREFORD

Milk M&G MCE 51 15

SC

Fat

REA Marb BMI$ CEZ$

BII$ CHB$

0.2

1.7

.09

.18

.10

22

.24

.52 2

.59

.52

.52

23 10

17

20

10

Spring 2012 Hereford Breed Average EPDs CE: +0.4 BW: +3.6 WW: +46 YW: +76 Milk: +18 M&G: 41 MCE: +1.0 SC: +0.8 Fat: +.003 REA: +.28 Marb: +.05 BMI$: 17 CEZ$: 15 BII$: 15 CHB$: 21


7HP105

DURANGO

NJW 98S Durango 44U Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Customer Satisfaction Alert!-Durango is a Favorite! u His dam is a Super Producer with Stunning Good Looks u Controls BW and Adds Milk and Volume with Style

Reg: 42892264 Born: 2-14-08

CS Boomer 29F THM Durango 4037 THM 7085 Victra 9036 CL1 Domino 9126J 1ET NJW 9126J Dew Domino 98S NJW 57G 74G Dew 5M

BW: 80 lbs/ ratio 97 WW: 756 lbs/ ratio 111 YW: 1236 lbs/ ratio 105 Yr. SC: 37 cm Mature Height: 55.5 in

From Ned and Jan Ward, WY Spring 2012 AHA Sire Summary CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

5.8

-0.3

43

72

Milk M&G MCE 27

Acc % Rank

.21 4

.70 4

.55

.51

.18 10

SC

Fat

REA Marb BMI$ CEZ$

BII$ CHB$

48

4.2

0.8

-.04

.36

.05

15

.34 25

.31 10

.32

.28

25

.16 10

19

20

25

5

24

Daughter, Boyd Beef Cattle, KY

7HP107

SHEYENNE

TH 49U 719T Sheyenne 3X

New! u Exciting Prospect with Incredible Breed-Changing Potential u Top 1% for Calving Ease and BW with Plenty of Body u Dark Red and Attractive, Sheyenne is Destined for Greatness

Reg: 43101191 Born: 1-16-10 DRF JWR Prince Victor 71I TH 122 71I Victor 719T KBCR 19D Dominette 122 TH 75J 44M Legacy 103R TH 23S 103R Duchess 49U TH 53P W39 Duchess 23S

BW: 64 lbs/ ratio 78 WW: 789 lbs/ ratio 109 YW: 1236 lbs/ ratio 103 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.5 From Topp Herefords, ND

2-Year-Old Dam, Topp Herefords, ND

Spring 2012 AHA Sire Summary CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

9.3

-3.8

51

70

Milk M&G MCE 20

Acc % Rank

.11 1

.38 1

.30

.31

.09

46

SC

Fat

REA Marb BMI$ CEZ$

BII$ CHB$

2.2

0.8

-.00

.47

-.08

16

.08

.11

.21

.20 25

.18

21

23

15

1

23

Spring 2012 Hereford Breed Average EPDs CE: +0.4 BW: +3.6 WW: +46 YW: +76 Milk: +18 M&G: 41 MCE: +1.0 SC: +0.8 Fat: +.003 REA: +.28 Marb: +.05 BMI$: 17 CEZ$: 15 BII$: 15 CHB$: 21

HEREFORD 51


7HP106

PUCKSTER

R Puckster III 4849

Spring 2012 AHA Sire Summary

Reg: 43012076

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

4.9

1.2

63

81

Milk M&G MCE 22

Acc % Rank

.06 10

.53 15

.44 4

.41

.10

53

SC

Fat

REA Marb BMI$ CEZ$

BII$ CHB$

2.1

1.5

.01

.56

-.06

.05

.27 4

.22

.23 15

.19

10

26

20

22

27

4

5

10

15

u Bred to Add Muscle and Growth with a Minimum of BW u Puckster’s $Profit Indexes are Reason Enough to Use Him u Produced by a Great Program--the Rausch Herd in SD R Puckster 2013 BW: 85 lbs / ratio 97 R Puckster II 2027 WW: 676 lbs / ratio 115 R Miss Patend 205 Yr. SC: 36 cm MSU TCF Revolution 4R Yr. Frame: 5.2 R Miss Felt 1997 From Rausch Herefords, SD R Miss Wrangler 1055

Born: 3-26-09

7HP101

TRADITION

Bar JZ Traditions Legend 463S

Spring 2012 AHA Sire Summary

Reg: 42693193

CED

BW

WW

YW

EPD

9.4

-0.1

44

67

Milk M&G MCE 18

Acc % Rank

.29 1

.68 4

.54

.52

.23

40

SC

Fat

REA Marb BMI$ CEZ$

BII$ CHB$

2.0

0.4

.07

.08

.34

19

22

15

.22 25

.34

.27

.29

.24 3

25

2

24

u Super Choice for Heifers to Generate Baldies u Use to Reduce BW, Moderate Size and Add Marbling u Pedigree of Proven Cowmakers--Legend and 434V Feltons Domino 774 Feltons Legend 242 BW: 58 lbs/ ratio 77 Yr. SC: 34 cm WW: 590 lbs/ ratio 116 Yr. Frame: 5.2 Feltons G15 YW: 1219 lbs/ ratio 104 Bar JZ Tradition 434V From Bar JZ Polled Herefords, SD BAR JZ 434 Lady 733P BAR JZ Scion 320M

Born: 2-23-06

7HP104

ULTRA

Gerber Ultra 809U

Spring 2012 AHA Sire Summary

Reg: 42959382

BW

WW

YW

5.6

0.2

51

80

Milk M&G MCE 11

Acc % Rank

.14 4

.67 10

.58

.48

.17

37

SC

Fat

REA Marb BMI$ CEZ$

BII$ CHB$

3.5

1.4

-.01

.05

.41

31

23

28

32

.12 15

.28 5

.25

.27

.23 2

1

1

2

4

u EVERY $Profit Index Ranks High in the Breed u Not Too Big and Not Too Small--He’s Just Right! u Bred to Provide Calving Ease with Carcass Quality RRH Mr Felt 3008 BW: 67 lbs/ ratio 87 Yr. SC: 36 cm SCHU-LAR 5N OF 9L 3008 WW: 615 lbs/ ratio 109 Yr. Frame: 5.4 SCHU-LAR 9L OF 1F 821C YW: 1051 lbs/ ratio 95 Feltons Domino 774 From Gerber Land & Cattle, IN Gerber 774 Ella 657S Gerber 121 Ella 319N

Born: 3-10-08

TUNDRA

CED EPD

7HP100

Westwind JWR Tundra 148R

Spring AHA Sire Spring2012 2012 AHA SireSummary Summary CED CED BW BW WW WW YW YW Milk Milk M&G M&GMCE MCE SCSC FatFat REA REAMarb MarbBMI$ BMI$CEZ$ CEZ$ BII$ BII$CHB$ CHB$ EPD EPD

-2.9 -2.9 5.05.0 6262 118118 1919 50-50- -1.5 -1.5 1.11.1 .03.03 .18.18 .11.11 1616 1010

Acc .20.20 .71.71 .60.60 .54.54 .19.19 .15.15 .24.24 .26.26 .28.28 .21.21 Acc %% Rank 55 11 2020 1515 2525 Rank

1313 2828 1515

u Add Big-Time Growth Performance--Top 5% WW and Top 1% YW u Take Advantage of Extra Payweight with Tundra u Expect Extra Length and Capacity with Attractiveness BW: 72 lbs/ ratio 87 Yr. SC: 37 cm WW: 699 lbs/ ratio 107 Mature Height: YW: 1404 lbs/ ratio 116 56.5 in From Westwind Ranch, MT

Reg: 42649169

52 HEREFORD

Born: 11-12-05

RU 20X Boulder 57G TH JWR SOP 16G 57G Tundra 63N TEE-JAY 707B Gemini 16G ET HRP Victor 72A 4009 CES Victoria 4009 B64 DT U195 Victoria K4

Spring 2012 Hereford Breed Average EPDs CE: +0.4 BW: +3.6 WW: +46 YW: +76 Milk: +18 M&G: 41 MCE: +1.0 SC: +0.8 Fat: +.003 REA: +.28 Marb: +.05 BMI$: 17 CEZ$: 15 BII$: 15 CHB$: 21


7SP33

GAUGE New!

JSF Gauge 137W u Record Seller from the 2011 Durhams for Denver u The Ultimate Cow Maker; Perfect British-

Influenced Option for Angus-based Cattle

u Use to Add Mass & Volume with an Added Bonus: Heterosis

Reg: X4164807 Born: 9-11-09 Polled BW: 88 lbs / ratio 102 WW: 609 lbs/ ratio 104 YW: 1114 lbs/ ratio 105

3/4 Sisters to Gauge, Paint Valley Farms, OH

Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 5.2

Byland Axis 1D85 SBR Tsunami 20T SBR Dee 232 KL Duplicator KL Mina Star 1051 KL Mina Star DD

From: Jungels Shorthorn Farm, ND and Byland Polled Shorthorns, OH Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

YW

Milk

EPD

0.3

1.1

13

22

2

MW MCE 8

-4.2

Acc % Rank

.19 30

.30 25

.26

.15

.21

.23

.19

SC N/A

CWT REA

Fat

Marb $CEZ

-6

-0.16

0

0.06

PE

PE

PE

PE 20

11.6

$F

$BMI

24.62 23.73

7SP32

CAPICHE

JSF Capiche 46U Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Established as THE Go-To sire for CE and Low BW u Top Sellers & Show Winners; his Calves are Thick, Stout and Big-Middled u Customer Satisfaction at its Best

Reg: X4142920 Born: 3-11-08 Jake’s Proud Leader 243H Jake’s Proud Jazz 266L Jake’s Jazzy 250J CCS Mission M40 JSF Marvel 6S JSF Marvel 0420

Homozygous Polled THF / PHAF BW: 73 lbs/ ratio 116 WW: 588/ ratio 88 Yr SC: 37 cm Yr Frame: 5.0 From Jungels Shorthorn Farm, ND Spring 2012 ASA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

YW

Milk

EPD

3.6

-1.7

11

15

1

MW MCE 6

2

Acc % Rank

.33 10

.60 3

.41

.32

.25

.30

.26 15

SC N/A

CWT REA -10 .28

Fat

Marb $CEZ

-0.11 -0.01 0.01 .23

.20

24.02

$F

$BMI

Daughter, Hill Haven, Ontario

21.94 29.96

.18

Spring 2012 Shorthorn Breed Average EPDs CE: -0.9 BW: +2.0 WW: +13.6 YW: +22.5 Milk: +2.1 MW: +8.9 MCE: -1.2 CWT: +2.3 REA: +.02 Fat: -.01 Marb: +.02 $CEZ: 3.75 $F: 24.92 $BMI: 21.05

SHORTHORN 53


7CH90

GOOD STUFF

WR Good Stuff T641

u Elite CE and One of the Best for BW Ranking Well into the Top 1% u Popular Pedigree with Maternal Strength u Your Heifers will have the Good Life with Good Stuff!

Reg: M746290 Born: 3-17-07

VCR Sir Duke 135 PLD Oakdale Duke 9003P Miss Velveeta Jane 630 Unlimited Ease 9108 WR Ease 4404 WR Double Time 3416

BW: 76 lbs WW: 692 lbs/ ratio 108 YW: 1225 lbs/ ratio 99 Yr. SC: 38 cm Yr. Frame: 6.7

From Wagonhammer Ranches, NE Spring 2012 AICA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

YW

EPD

12.4

-6.0

12

26

MCE Milk 5.9

23

Acc % Rank

.47 3

.66 1

.48

.39

.14

.20 1

TM

SC HCW REA

Fat

Marb

29

0.5

10

.11

-.002

.09

20

.19

.19

.17

.14 25

7CH92

REVELATION

WCCC Revelation 7016 Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

SELECTion Sense

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u A Growth Leader with Impeccable Good Looks u Pedigree is loaded with Championship-Caliber Cattle u Power and Quality--this bull has made a lot of Friends

Reg: M737462 Born: 3-18-07 BW: 80 lbs WW: 821 lbs/ ratio 115 YW: 1296 lbs/ ratio 107 Yr. SC: 39 cm Yr. Frame: 5.0

JWK Impressive D040 ET PF Impressed 620 P ET Miss KC Crocus 904 Poll LHD Cigar E46 SCC Miss Executive0068ET Miss HCR Executive 6174

From Wooden Cross Cattle Co., KS Spring 2012 AICA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

YW

EPD

8.6

0.7

40

64

8.4

2

Acc % Rank

.36 15

.63

.49 7

.40 15

.20 9

.24

54 CHAROLAIS

MCE Milk

TM

SC HCW REA

22

0.7

20

.34 -.0007 .01

Fat

PE

.18 25

.17 20

.14

Marb

Daughter, Cook Show Cattle, OH

.13

Spring 2012 Charolais Breed Average EPDs CE: +3.1 BW: +0.5 WW: +25.3 YW: +44.8 MCE: +3.8 Milk: +6.9 TM: 19.6 SC: +.64 HCW: +12.1 REA: +.15 Fat: -.001 Marb: +.01


7CH91

FREE LUNCH

VPI Free Lunch 708T SELECTion Sense

Moderate Light Muscle Narrow Body Width Shallow Body Depth Joint Angles Straight Stature

Tall Heavy Wide Deep Set

breed average

u Loads of Volume, Tremendous Muscle-the Customer Satisfaction Kind u Incredible Power Transmitted by this CE & BW Leader u Calving Ease, Growth, Carcass, and Mass with Class WCR Prime Cut 764 PLD LT Rio Blanco 1234 P LT Prairie Maid 4054 WCR Prime Cut 764 PLD VPI Miss Duchess 404 P VCR Miss Duchess 703 PLD

Reg: M736773 Born: 1-23-07 BW: 90 lbs WW: 667 lbs/ ratio 97 YW: 1344 lbs/ ratio 111

Yr. SC: 43 cm Yr. Frame: 6.0

From Virginia Polytechnic Institute, VA

Dam, Virginia Tech

Daughter, Virginia Tech

Spring 2012 AICA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

YW

EPD

8.1

-1.8

31

65

MCE Milk 4.9

10

Acc % Rank

.37 15

.65 15

.47 25

.41 15

.20

.24

TM

SC HCW REA

Fat

25

1.2

44

.46

.034

Marb .20

.26 5

.23 1

.24 8

.21

.19 6

7CH93

BIG MONEY

Double-H Big Money 504R

u Expect Big Time Body and Mass with Big Money

u Cash In on a Big Topped, Full Quartered bull that sires the Right Kind

u Few can Inject so much Muscle and keep them so Sound BW: 94 lbs WW: 688 lbs/ ratio 100 YW: 1330 lbs/ ratio 100 Yr. SC: 35 cm Yr. Frame: 6.5

From Double-H Charolais, MN

Reg: M698332 Born: 1-19-05

Keys Makers Mark 276K LVB Money Talks L103 LVB Miss Raven L128 VCR Sir Duke 914 JWK Caroline G002 ET WK Caroline 0832

Spring 2012 AICA Sire Summary CE

BW

WW

YW

EPD

1.8

2.1

27

51

MCE Milk 5.4

7

Acc % Rank

.33

.62

.44

.27

.14

.19

TM

SC HCW REA

Fat

Marb

21

0.7

16

.31

-.018

.00

.14

.13

.12 25

.09 15

.08

Spring 2012 Charolais Breed Average EPDs CE: +3.1 BW: +0.5 WW: +25.3 YW: +44.8 MCE: +3.8 Milk: +6.9 TM: 19.6 SC: +.64 HCW: +12.1 REA: +.15 Fat: -.001 Marb: +.01

CHAROLAIS 55


TIME SAVER

7CA9

WAG Time Saver 4012W u Continues to Gain Popularity u A Sound, Super-Wide Double Bred Who Made Who u Calves are Hairy, Super Stout, & Long Necked u Picture Perfect Pattern with Butts & Guts!! THF, PHAF, AMF, NHF From Wagonhammer Ranches, NE Hannibal MCCO Tycoon 115S MCCO Spice 115L 3D WAG Gracie 315R WAG Hairietta 9145J CAX

Reg: ACA 347115 Born: 3-20-09

HAIRY

7CA7

HRF Hairy u Calves Grow and have Excellent Pattern u Daughters develop into Super Club Calf Factories u Solidifying himself as a Legend in the Club Calf Business THF / PHAF BW: 88 lbs. Yr Frame: 5.5

From Hara Farms, OH; Riley Farms, MO and Wagonhammer Ranch, NE

Lifeline Hairy Bear Meyer 734 x Angus Who Made Who WAG Hairietta Angus

Reg: ACA 315618 Born: 2-1-05

SURVIVOR

7MA9

GEF Survivor 822U u Smooth Shouldered, Super-Sound Lifeline Son u Customers love the Muscle & Moderation u Power, Hip and Massive Bone, plus he is Extra Cool Fronted THF / PHAF BW: 74 lbs WW: 740 lbs 75% Maine Anjou

From Wagonhammer Ranch and Willers Mitten Brand, NE

Reg: AMAA 389078 Born: 2-12-08

56 CLUB CALF

FGJ Habanero Lifeline Miss Pursuit Dett 95F EBB Strictly Business GEF Naughty Business GEF Miss Impact 12


7CA10

PARK PLACE

STF Park Place

u CLEAN Full Brother to Monopoly u Incredibly Sound with Extra Bone and Length u Big Topped, Deep Bodied, and Long Fronted u Super Soggy, Huge Hipped, Flawless Structure

Reg: ACA 347734 Born: 3-18-09 THF, PHAF, AMF, NHF Bred by Stockridge Farms, WI

FIRST IMPRESSION

BHCS Heat Seeker 23 Heat Wave FAWL MAxANxCA 100 WTF Black Century WTF Ruth Medina (Hazel) WTF Daisy Ann

7MA10

HFM First Impression

New! u Destined for Greatness; Irish Whiskey X Hairietta u Thickness and soundness blend perfectly in First Impression u The true potential replacement for his sire, Irish Whiskey u A Denver Favorite

Reg: AMAA 400591 Born: 2-12-09 THF, PHAF, AMF, NHF, CAF BW: 89 lbs WW: 708 lbs

From Gateway Genetics, NE; Hara Farms, OH; Wagonhammer Ranch, NE; Enlow Ranch, OK and The First Impression Group

BK Ice Pick 472J                   Irish Whiskey                                     NTC 615 Ever Ready     Who Made Who             WAG Hairietta 9145J Comm. Angus      

CLUB CALF 57


58 Other Sires Available

7AN207 Bextor

7AN207 Bextor Reg : 13009379 7AN218 Mick Reg : 13436290 7AN221 Retail Product Reg : 13395329 7AN245 Premium Beef Reg : 14301014 7AN250 Cimarron Reg : 14222595 7AN254 Night Off Reg : 14551206 7AN269 Mandan Reg : 15107825 7AN275 Hawk Reg : 15330093 7AN291 Symmetry Reg : 15463997 7AN294 Peer Reviewed Reg : 15823918 7AN307 Rito 7065 Reg : 15796904 7AN308 Concrete Reg : 16046828 7AN324 Rito 9B30 Reg : 16340267 7AN334 Upside Reg : 16270429 7AN339 Rito 9I9 Reg : 16409985

Spring 2012 Data

Angus

EPDs as of 12/9/11

.70

.93

.88

.78

.67

.75

.56

.56

.58

.58

.63

.44

.40

.35

4

7

8

9

-6

9

6

8

7

-1

2

6

13

.93

8

9

Acc

CED

EPD

-0.6

2.4

5.1

4.7

2.7

1.2

1.6

-0.8

4.2

-0.3

2.2

1.1

2.4

-0.8

1.5

53

68

57

73

56

47

72

49

62

41

50

37

46

46

52

.32

.41

.49

.74

.68

.66

.73

.70

.88

.74

.83

.92

.97

.77

.95

Acc

WW EPD 95

96

130

104

121

95

91

89

90

115

76

97

79

91

86

.28

.36

.34

.61

.61

.57

.66

.62

.82

.67

.78

.90

.96

.68

.94

Acc

YW EPD

7AN221 Retail Product

.38

.51

.60

.83

.76

.77

.81

.79

.92

.82

.88

.95

.98

.84

.97

Acc

BW EPD

Production

0.2

0.4

0.8

0.8

0.8

0.6

-0.3

0.3

-0.2

0.4

-0.1

0.2

-0.3

0.2

0.2

.94

.07

.42

1.18

-.16

.46

.19

.39

.35

-.45

1.62

.81

.15

.02

.90

.20

.94

.42

.43

.46

.65

.67

.49

.64

.47

.85

.56

.70

.90

.96

.53

Acc

SC EPD

26

37

20

26

30

28

31

26

35

14

15

17

25

24

33

.24

.22

.23

.24

.25

.25

.28

.44

.58

.44

.62

.85

.94

.59

.88

Acc

Milk EPD

7AN245 Premium Beef

.43

.31

.49

.72

.68

.60

.70

.63

.79

.52

.74

.91

.97

.61

Acc

YH EPD

33

43

33

37

8

25

41

18

57

15

16

38

18

17

15

.91

.64

1.09

.47

1.09

.67

.88

.70

.30

.17

.32

.43

.48

-.26

.66

.023

.018

.024

-.012

-.004

.042

.034

-.016

.093

-.023

-.038

.032

-.016

-.036

.007

Fat EPD

2/3

12/45

6/10

9/53

7/57

10/26

69/209

9/28

53/166

Carc Grp/Pg

7AN269 Mandan

.76

.38

.89

1.05

.67

.70

.84

.52

.65

.15

.40

.54

.62

.71

.63

CW Marb RE EPD EPD EPD

Carcass

Other Sires Available – Angus

1/1

37/96

45/91

18/34

31/88

15/39

273/632

18/37

76/163

782/1849

5349/13773

24/50

1949/4722

US Grp/Pg

33.71

36.99

24.33

31.03

35.03

38.43

37.40

41.51

31.99

27.76

25.56

19.91

38.64

34.45

$W

42.92

42.63

29.80

46.84

37.29

51.05

35.94

40.24

41.65

6.35

20.21

30.43

25.00

36.42

5.49

$G

40.22

7AN308 Concrete

35.69

68.91

42.90

55.49

33.33

32.78

28.56

30.86

53.42

19.51

38.08

24.17

33.20

27.84

$F

35.02

$ Values

82.56

79.54

87.49

81.94

67.74

69.69

84.69

68.85

58.35

43.48

56.42

67.46

63.63

31.45

$B

64.83


Other Sires Available 59

7AR49 Field Day

7SM42 Legacy Reg : 1937373 7SM51 Invasion Reg : 2287392 7SM60 Yukon Reg : 2382965

7AR47 Custer Reg : 783412 7AR49 Field Day Reg : 937723

7HP96 Karat Reg : 42072858 7HP99 Magnum Reg : 42228848 7HP102 Chisel Reg : 42788859

Reg: M703088

7CH89 Benchmark

CE

.48

.47

.18

0.0

2.9

.97

.94

.67

9.4

7.9

7.4

Acc

.83

1

EPD

.62

Acc

20

CE

EPD

CED

.28

8.4

EPD

9.4

Acc

Acc

CE

EPD

BW

1.6

0.3

-1.7

EPD

.88

.69

Acc

.58

.88

.81

42.9

20.6

26.8

EPD

.86

.65

Acc

.73

.94

.97

Acc

WW

56

17

56 .50

Acc 9.0 .27

Acc

MCE EPD 18 .31

Acc

Milk EPD

TM 30

EPD 1.1

86

74

76

.46

.84

.22

Acc

YW EPD

26

-5

22

.20

.70

.46

Acc

MILK EPD

54

19

48

EPD

M&G

3.6

-1.5

2.8

.16

.43

.23

Acc

MCE EPD

SC

1.2

0.8

1.0

EPD

.20

.63

.43

Acc

.86

.65 21

17 .83

.59

Acc

Milk EPD

TM

49

25

EPD

19

6 .47

.27

Acc

ME EPD

13

11 .38

.33

Acc

HPG EPD

83.9

40.8

46.7

EPD

.68

.94

.97

Acc

YW

11.9

10.8

11.2

EPD

2.4

1.5

4.2

.40

.91

.96

Acc

Milk EPD

7CH89 Benchmark

.42

.91

.96

Acc

MCE

23.8

11.9

17.6

EPD

.41

.91

.96

Acc

MWW

.52

.61

.61

Acc

.02

-.13

-.16

.83

.59

Acc

.34

.59

.62

Acc

YG EPD

-6

9

EPD

CEM

.21

.67

.42

EPD

.25

.34

Acc

.04

.37

.39

.33

.82

.93

Acc

Marb EPD

11

7

.24

.68

.42

.29

.19

.68

.30

0.00

.01

.03

.62

.38

Acc

Fat

.44

.84

.94

18

15

23

CEZ

.25

Acc

.63

.37

.30

.81

.93

Acc

104

117

132

($)

API

.01

-.01

65

62

69

($)

TI

.68

.46

Acc

24

21

27

CHB

.25

Fat EPD

17

22

19

BII

.16

Acc

Marb EPD

7CA8 Traction Full Brother to Friction

.21

.45

.32

EPD

REA

.38

.01

Acc

REA EPD

21

22

24

BMI

-.003

EPD

Acc

Fat EPD

.06

-.09

EPD

Marb

.14

.26

.30

Acc

Marb EPD

.66

Acc

REA EPD

Acc

Stay

-.05

.05

-.23

EPD

REA

.27

7MA8 Free Whiskey ‘Clean’ Full Brother to Irish Whiskey

15.0

-12.5

-12.3

EPD

CW

Other Sires Available – Simmental

99

45

Acc

YW EPD

.04

.07

.03

18

Acc

HCW EPD

Acc

Fat

.31

Acc

EPD

SC EPD

Other Sires Available – Hereford

.57

YW EPD

Other Sires Available – Red Angus

.53

.84

.75

Acc

WW EPD

56

47

53

EPD

WW

25

Acc

WW EPD

7SM42 Legacy

.76

.95

.97

Acc

BW

0.0

-6.7

.72

Acc

Acc

BW EPD

4.1

3.4

0.4

EPD

BW

0.0

EPD

Other Sires Available – Charolais


A.I. Technique in Cattle Mel DeJarnette, Senior Reproductive Specialist and Dr. Ray Nebel, Vice President of Technical Service Programs

Because the rumen displaces the reproductive tract to the right, it is much easier to locate and manipulate the tract with your left hand.

The cervix is located on the floor of the pelvic cavity near the anterior end of the pelvic bone.

As you insert the breeding gun into the vagina, keep your gloved hand even with the gun tip.

Keep your open hand flat against the floor of the rectum, allowing manure to pass over the top of your hand and arm.

Grasp the external opening to the cervix with the thumb on top and the forefingers underneath to close the fornix and guide the gun tip into the cervix.

60 A.I. Technique

The recto-vaginal technique is the most commonly used method to artificially inseminate cattle. The basic skills required to perform this technique can be obtained with about three days practice under professional instruction and supervision. Additional proficiency and confidence will be achieved with further work on your own. Regardless of whether you are left or right handed, it is recommended that you use your left hand in the rectum to manipulate the reproductive tract and the right hand to manipulate the insemination gun. This is because the rumen or stomach of the cow lies on the left side of the abdominal cavity, displacing the reproductive tract slightly to the right. Thus, you will find it much easier to locate and manipulate the tract with your left as opposed to right hand. Raise the tail with your right hand and gently massage the rectum with the lubricated glove on your left hand. Place the tail on the left side of your left forearm so it will not interfere with the insemination process. With your fingers together in a pointed fashion, insert your hand in the rectum, up to your wrist. Gently wipe the vulva with a paper towel to remove excess manure and debris. Be careful not to apply excessive pressure, which may smear or push manure into the vulva and vagina. With your left hand make a fist and press down directly on top of the vulva. This will spread the vulva lips allowing clear access to insert the gun tip several inches into the vagina before contacting the vaginal walls. Insert the gun at a 30º upward angle to avoid entering the urethral opening and bladder located on the floor of the vagina. With the gun about 6 to 8 inches inside the vagina, raise the rear of the gun to a somewhat level position and slide it forward until it contacts the external portion of the cervix. You will note a distinct gristly sensation on the gun when it contacts the end of the cervix. The cervix, consists of dense connective tissue and muscle and is your primary landmark for inseminating cattle. It has often been described as having the size and consistency of a turkey neck. The size will vary, with post partum interval and age of the animal. The cervix usually has three or four annular rings or folds. The opening into the cervix protrudes back into the vagina. This forms a 360º blind-ended pocket completely around the cervical opening. This pocket is referred to as the fornix. In most cows, the cervix will be located on the floor of the pelvic cavity near the anterior end of the pelvic bone. In older cows with large reproductive tracts, the cervix may rest slightly over the pelvic bone and down into the abdominal cavity. To become a successful inseminator it is very important that you always know where the tip of the insemination gun is located. The walls of the vagina consist of thin-layered muscle and loose connective tissue. The insemination gun can be easily felt with your palpating hand. As you insert the breeding gun into the vagina, keep your gloved hand even with the gun tip. Manure in the rectum can often interfere with your ability to palpate the cervix and gun tip. However, it is seldom necessary to remove all the manure from the bowel. Instead, keep your open hand flat against the floor of the rectum, allowing the manure to pass over the top of your hand and arm. While handling the cervix you may notice rectal constriction rings attempting to force your arm from the cow. To relax these rings, place two fingers through the center of a ring and massage back and forth. The constriction ring will eventually relax, pass over your hand and arm, and you can continue the palpation process. Because the reproductive tract is freely movable, cows that have strong rectal and abdominal contractions in response to being palpated may actually push their reproductive tract back into the pelvic cavity. This will cause many folds to form in the vagina. In such cases, the insemination gun will often get caught in these folds and little or no progress will be made until they are removed. If you can locate the cervix, grasp it and push it forward. This will straighten the vagina and the gun should pass freely up to the cervix. If you cannot locate the cervix, encircle the gun tip with your thumb and forefingers. With a straightening motion of your wrist, gently “milk” the folds out of the vagina a little at a time. Slide the gun forward and repeat the process until the cervix is reached.

Using the flexibility of your wrist, twist and bend the cervix until you feel the second ring slide over the gun tip.

Use your index finger to check gun placement (1/4 inch past the end of the cervix) before depositing semen.


At this point it is important for you to understand that inseminating a cow is a two-step process. The first step is to get the gun tip to the cervix. To accomplish this you must work the vagina and cervix forward, away from you to straighten the vaginal folds. If you do not feel the gristly sensation of the cervix on the gun, you are still in step one of the process. Once the gun is in contact with the external surface of the cervix you are ready to begin step 2. In step 2, you place the cervix on or over the insemination gun. That’s right, the cervix is placed on the gun, the gun is not passed through the cervix. Excessive movement or probing with the insemination gun during the second step is very often counterproductive. Ground gained is often lost and we find ourselves back in a vaginal fold. The key to mastering step 2 of the insemination process is to know how to hold and manipulate the cervix and concentrating on doing the work with the hand inside the cow, not the one holding the gun. When the gun first contacts the cervix, you will usually find that the tip is in the fornix directly over top of the opening. Grasp the external opening to the cervix with the thumb on top and forefingers underneath. This closes the fornix at top and bottom. As in step 1 we must still know the location of the gun tip. This is accomplished with the palm and third and fourth fingers of your palpating hand. Use your palm and these two fingers to guide the gun tip to the cervical opening located between your thumb and forefingers. With gentle probing the opening should be located. You will feel the gun slide forward until it contacts the second cervical ring. Maintain gentle but steady forward pressure on the gun and slide your thumb and forefingers just in front of the gun tip and re-grasp the cervix. Because the cervix is composed of dense connective tissue and muscle, it is difficult to clearly distinguish the gun tip when it is located within this structure. However, you can determine the approximate location by bending the cervix. Using the flexibility of your wrist, twist and bend the cervix until you feel the second ring slide over the gun tip. Repeat the process until all the rings have been passed over the gun tip. In some cases, it may be necessary to bend the cervix at a 90º angle to clear the cervical folds. Remember, you are placing the cervix over the gun, not the gun through the cervix. A slight jiggle or “give-and-go” of the gun may sometimes be necessary to help pass by a fold, but for the most part gentle forward pressure is all that is necessary and gun movement should be minimal. When all rings of the cervix have been cleared, the gun should slide forward freely with little resistance. Since the uterine wall is very thin, you will once again be able to clearly feel the insemination gun. You are now ready to check your placement and deposit the semen. Rotate your gloved hand until it lies on top of the cervix. With your index finger, locate the far end of the cervix. Pull back on the gun until you feel the tip directly underneath your finger near the internal opening of the cervix. Raise your finger and slowly deposit the semen. Push the plunger slowly so that drops of semen fall directly into the uterine body. With proper A.I. technique and gun placement, semen will be deposited in the uterine body. Uterine contractions will then transport spermatozoa forward to the horns and oviducts with a good distribution of both sides. When the insemination gun is more than 1” through the cervix, all the semen will be deposited in only one horn. This creates a situation of uneven semen distribution. Should the animal ovulate from the opposite horn, conception rates may be compromised. Be sure to raise your finger after checking gun placement. Not doing so may obstruct one horn, again creating a situation of uneven semen distribution. When checking gun tip placement, be careful not to apply excessive pressure. The delicate uterine lining is easily damaged, predisposing the cow to uterine infections and reduced fertility. Make sure you push in with the plunger and do not pull back on the gun. Pulling back may result in much of the semen dose being deposited in the cervix and vagina instead of the uterine body. Although the recommended site of semen deposition is in the uterine body, research suggests that when exact gun tip placement is in doubt, depositing semen slightly into one uterine horn is less likely to compromise fertility than cervical deposition. After properly depositing semen, slowly pull the gun from the reproductive tract. Remove the gloved hand from the rectum and shake off the excess manure. Check the gun tip for signs of blood, infection or semen leakage inside the sheath. Make notes for your veterinarian or future reference where appropriate. Remove the sheath from the gun and hold it in the gloved hand. For the final time, check to confirm which bull you have used. Remove the glove starting at the top of your arm by turning it inside out as you remove it. Wipe the gun clean and dry and return it to the proper storage location. Some of the most important aspects to remember when inseminating a cow to attain maximum breeding efficiency are: • Be gentle. Don’t use too much force. • Insemination is a two-step process. Get the gun to the cervix, and then place the cervix over the gun. • Deposit the semen just through the cervix into the uterine body. Correct insemination procedures will result in better breeding efficiencies. More selection pressure can then be placed on economic traits enabling you and your family to realize a higher return on your semen investment dollars. For more information about A.I. training classes, contact your Select Sires representative.

Some of the most important aspects to remember when inseminating a cow to attain maximum breeding efficiency are: • Be gentle. Don’t use too much force. • Insemination is a two-step process. Get the gun to the cervix, and then place the cervix over the gun. • Deposit the semen just through the cervix into the uterine body.

Push the plunger slowly so that drops of semen fall directly into the uterine body.

With proper A.I. technique and gun placement, semen will be deposited in the uterine body and contractions will transport spermatozoa forward to the horns and oviducts.

If the gun is more than 1 inch through the cervix, all the semen will be deposited into only one horn.

Make sure you push in with the plunger and do not pull back on the gun. Pulling back may result in much of the semen dose being deposited in the cervix and vagina.

A.I. Technique 61


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Handling of Frozen Semen Straws Mel DeJarnette, Senior Reproductive Specialist and Dr. Ray Nebel, Vice President of Technical Service Programs

Proper semen handling is essential to maintain optimum reproductive performance of your A.I. breeding program. To maintain the high quality of semen you purchased from your Select Sires representative, you must pay strict attention to the many details of semen handling outlined in this article.

STRAW RETRIEVAL AND THAWING

• Avoid raising straws above the frost line. (1) • On new canes, bend the identification tab up to a 45º angle. (2) • Use the forceps to remove one straw at a time from the top. If it takes more than 10 seconds to retrieve the straw, lower the canister back into the tank and allow to re-cool for 20 to 30 seconds. (3) • Shake the straw gently to remove excess liquid nitrogen and promptly place in 95º F (35º C) water to thaw for at least 45 seconds. Thaw only as many straws as you can use in 10 to 15 minutes. When multiple straws are thawed, do not allow direct contact during thawing process. (4) • To retrieve straws from the bottom goblet, grasp the cane and raise it until the straws are even with other cane tops. Hold the cane and canister with one hand. With your forceps in the other hand, remove the desired straw and place it in the thaw water. (5)

Frostline

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

LOADING THE INSEMINATION GUN

• Before loading the insemination gun, pre-warm the barrel by stroking it vigorously with your hand five or six times. • Make sure the plunger is back about six inches to allow for insertion of the straw. • Remove the straw from the thaw water and wipe it completely dry with a paper towel. • Check to see that the straw contains semen from the desired bull and that a small bubble is at the crimped end. • If the bubble is not at the crimped end, gently tap the straw until the bubble moves to its correct position. • Place the cotton plug end of the straw in the gun. It will stop at exactly the right depth. • Wipe the scissors with a paper towel and cut the straw at a right angle ¼" below the lab seal. (6) • Slide the plastic sheath over the straw and gun and firmly attach the sheath and gun together. (7 and 8) • Inspect the straw end of the gun to ensure a proper seal between sheath and straw. (9) • Wrap loaded guns in a paper towel or in a plastic sheath cover to provide both thermal and hygienic protection and place inside your clothing for transport to the cow. (10)

Semen Handling 63


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2011 Across-Breed EPD Comparison Breed

BW

WW

YW

Milk

Marb

REA

Fat

Angus

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.00

0.00

0.000

Hereford

2.8

-1.5

-17.1

-18.7

-0.32

-0.07

-0.051

Red Angus

2.3

-1.5

-8.7

-1.5

0.00

-0.12

-0.038

Shorthorn

5.9

17.9

41.7

19.6

-0.10

0.24

-0.151

South Devon

4.2

3.8

-4.9

-5.8

0.08

0.13

-0.113

Beefmaster

6.8

36.4

37.9

2.6

Brahman

11.4

40.4

4.5

21.4

Brangus

4.1

14.9

14.0

1.3

Santa Gertrudis

7.8

34.2

24.8

-0.64

-0.18

-0.146

Braunvieh

5.7

18.5

22.6

30.0

-0.25

0.92

-0.171

Charolais

8.5

40.1

48.9

4.6

-0.40

0.87

-0.222

Chiangus

3.6

-14.5

-33.9

-0.38

0.59

-0.172

Gelbvieh

3.8

3.9

-10.4

10.2

Limousin

3.6

0.9

-31.3

-13.4

-0.69

1.06

Maine–Anjou

4.3

-9.8

-28.5

-3.7

-0.77

-0.96

-0.209

Salers

2.0

-0.3

-10.5

0.5

-0.13

0.81

-0.217

Simmental

4.8

25.9

24.5

15.3

-0.51

0.95

-0.218

Tarentaise

1.8

34.8

22.5

23.0

Cattle Frame Scores based on hip height in inches Males

Females

Frame Score

Frame Score

Age in months

3.0

4.0

5.0

6.0

7.0

8.0

Age in months

3.0

4.0

5.0

6.0

7.0

8.0

5

37.5

39.5

41.6

43.6

45.6

47.7

5

37.2

39.3

41.3

43.4

45.5

47.5 48.5

6

38.8

40.8

42.9

44.9

46.9

48.9

6

38.2

40.3

42.3

44.4

46.5

7

40.0

42.1

44.1

46.1

48.1

50.1

7

39.2

41.2

43.3

45.3

47.4

49.4

8

41.2

43.2

45.2

47.2

49.3

51.3

8

40.1

42.1

44.1

46.2

48.2

50.2

9

42.3

44.3

46.3

48.3

50.3

52.3

9

40.9

42.9

44.9

49.0

47.0

51.0

10

43.3

45.3

47.3

49.3

51.3

53.3

10

41.6

43.7

45.7

47.7

49.7

51.7

11

44.2

46.2

48.2

50.2

52.2

54.2

11

42.3

44.3

46.4

48.4

50.4

52.4

12

45.0

47.0

49.0

51.0

53.0

55.0

12

43.0

45.0

47.0

49.0

51.0

53.0

13

45.8

47.8

49.8

51.8

53.8

55.8

13

43.6

45.5

47.5

49.5

51.5

53.5

14

46.5

48.5

50.4

52.4

54.4

56.4

14

44.1

46.1

48.0

50.0

52.0

54.0

15

47.1

49.1

51.1

53.0

55.0

57.0

15

44.5

46.5

48.5

50.5

52.4

54.4

16

47.6

49.6

51.6

53.6

55.6

57.5

16

44.9

46.9

48.9

50.8

52.8

54.8

17

48.1

50.1

52.0

54.0

56.0

58.0

17

45.3

47.2

49.2

51.1

53.1

55.1

18

48.5

50.5

52.4

54.4

56.4

58.4

18

45.6

47.5

49.5

51.4

53.4

55.3

19

48.8

50.8

52.7

54.7

56.7

58.7

19

45.8

47.7

49.7

51.6

53.6

55.5

20

49.1

51.0

53.0

55.0

56.9

58.9

20

46.0

47.9

49.8

51.8

53.7

55.6

21

49.2

51.2

53.2

55.1

57.1

59.1

21

46.1

48.0

50.0

51.9

53.8

55.7

52.3

54.1

55.9

58.0

60.0

62.0

Mature

48.2

50.0

52.0

53.9

55.8

57.5

1,570 1,000

1,730 1,100

1,890 1,200

2,050 1,300

2,200 1,400

2360 1,500

Mature

Mature Mature bull weight1 cow weight2

At 12 months, bulls weigh 50 to 60% of this mature weight, under most development programs. Moderate body fatness, cow Body Condition Score 5 (where 1 = extremely thin and 9 = obese; cow weight varies 7% to 8% per condition score and up to 10% for extremes in muscling). For breeding at 14 to 15 months, heifers should weigh 60 to 65% of this mature weight.

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Terminology Using Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) is the fastest way to make genetic improvement in beef cattle. Breed associations calculate EPDs using vast amounts of data collected on economically important traits. The power of this data is tremendous. EPD values are derived from: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

The individual’s own performance record Genomic predictions Progeny records Records of other relatives in the pedigree Genetic correlations of traits

As progeny records are added to a sire’s record, the accuracy of the EPD increases. EPDs values are not exact and actual progeny differences will vary from the predicted values. Breeders are encouraged to use proven bulls with high accuracies more heavily than young bulls with low accuracies. Although the EPDs reported in sire summaries might vary by breed, most breed associations commonly report these traits: Calving Ease Birth Weight Weaning Weight Yearling Weight Scrotal Circumference Milk Carcass Traits EPD - Expected Progeny Difference - The expected difference in performance of an animal’s progeny compared to the expected performance of another’s progeny. EPDs are meaningless until they are compared to EPDs of another animal. For example, if Sire A has a birth weight EPD of 4.0 and Sire B has a birth weight EPD of -2.0, then calves from Sire B would be expected to average 6 pounds lighter at birth than calves from Sire A if the bulls are randomly mated in the same herd. EPDs are designed to compare sires within the same breed. Acc. - Accuracy - A measure of reliability of an EPD expressed between 0 and 1.0. Accuracies closer to 1.0 means the EPD is a more reliable estimate of a sire’s true genetic value for the trait. % Rank - Based on percentages, this indicates where an EPD ranks in the breed population. CED or CE - Calving Ease Direct is the difference in percentage of unassisted births when a sire is bred to heifers. A higher number is desirable. BW - Birth Weight EPD predicts the difference in average birth weight. Reported in pounds, a lower number is desirable and is associated with increased calving ease. WW - Weaning Weight EPD predicts the difference in average 205-day weight. Reported in pounds, a higher number is desirable. YW - Yearling Weight EPD predicts the difference in average 365-day weight and is reported in pounds. RADG - Residual Average Daily Gain expressed in pounds per day, is a predictor of a sire’s genetic ability for postwean-

ing gain in future progeny compared to that of other sires, given a constant amount of feed consumed. YH - Yearling Height (Angus) - The YH EPD predicts the difference in yearling hip height. Reported in inches, ideal values vary depending on production goals and desired mature size of animals. SC - Scrotal Circumference - The SC EPD predicts the difference in yearling scrotal circumference of a bull’s male progeny. Reported in centimeters, a larger number is desirable. DOC - Docility is expressed as a difference in yearling cattle temperament, with a higher value indicating more favorable docility. It predicts the average difference of progeny from a sire in comparison with another sire’s calves. In herds where temperament problems are not an issue, this expected difference would not be realized. CEM or MCE - Calving Ease Maternal is expressed as a difference in percentage of unassisted births of a sire’s daughters as first-calf heifers. Reported as a percentage, a higher value is desirable. Milk - The milk EPD predicts the difference in average 205day weight of a bull’s daughters’ calves. Reported in pounds, ideal milk values depend heavily upon the nutritional environment of the herd. MWW - Maternal Weaning Weight (Simmental); M&G - Milk and Growth (Hereford); TM - Total Maternal (Red Angus) - The EPD predicts the Weaning Weight of a bull’s daughters’ progeny and reflects both the milking ability of a bull’s daughters and the growth potential of their calves. Reported in pounds, higher numbers are generally desirable. $EN - Cow Energy Value (Angus), expressed in dollars saved per cow per year, the EPD assesses differences in cow energy requirements for daughters of sires. A larger value is more favorable when comparing two animals (more dollars saved on feed energy expenses). $EN savings differences account for lactation energy requirements and mature size of cows. Stay - Stayability (Red Angus & Simmental) - The stayability EPD predicts the probability of a bull’s daughters staying in production to at least six years of age. Reported as a percentage, a higher value is desirable. Carcass Traits - Carcass EPDs are calculated for carcass weight, marbling, ribeye area and fat thickness using weighted averages of yearling ultrasounds, progeny carcass data and genomic profiles. Economic Indexes - designed to exploit the value and convenience of multi-trait selection, economic indexes merge several EPDs into a single value and are expressed in US dollars. Several breeds publish economic indexes that are often associated with a specific phase of production or a suite of traits for which the breed excels. Examples include growth, maternal ability, carcass merit and combinations of these.

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BEEF COW PROTOCOLS - 2012

HEAT DETECT & TIME AI (TAI)

HEAT DETECTION Select Synch

Select Synch & TAI

GnRH

Heat detect and AI day 6 to 10 and TAI all non-responders 72 – 84 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI.

PG 6

0 treatment day

7

0

Select Synch +

7

13

Heat detect and AI days 0 to 3. Administer CIDR to non-responders and heat detect and AI days 9 to 12. Protocol may be used in heifers. PG CIDR® 9

3 treatment day

Heat detect & AI

3

Select Synch Select Synch + GnRH AI .. 60 - 66 hr .. 7

10

Perform TAI at 72 ± 2 hr after 1st PG with GnRH at TAI. Two injections of PG 8 ± 2 hr apart are required for this protocol.

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CIDR®

COST

LABOR

Low

Medium/High

High

Medium

Medium

Medium/High

Select Synch

Low

Medium/High

Select Synch + CIDR®

High

Medium

Medium

Medium/High

FIXED-TIME AI (TAI) 7-day CO-Synch + CIDR®

High

Medium

5-day CO-Synch + CIDR®

High

High

PG 6-day CIDR® HEAT DETECT & TAI (TAI non-responders 72-84 hr after PG) (TAI non-responders 72-84 hr after PG)

PG 6-day CIDR®

PG

(TAI 60 to 66 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI)

GnRH PG

8±2 hr …..72 ± 2 hr.. 5

AI

(TAI 72 ± 2 hr after 1st PG with GnRH at TAI)

• The times listed for “Fixed-time AI” should be considered as the approximate average time of insemination. This should be based on the number of cows to inseminate, labor, and facilities.

8

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Heat detect & AI

(TAI non-responders 72-84 hr after PG)

5-day CO-Synch + CIDR®

treatment day

12

9

COMPARISON OF PROTOCOLS FOR BEEF COWS

CIDR®

0

10

.. 72 - 84 hr ..

treatment day

HEAT DETECTION

PG

CIDR®

7

Heat detect & AI

AI

CIDR®

0

Perform TAI at 60 to 66 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI.

GnRH

.. 72 - 84 hr ..

Heat detect & AI days 0 to 3. Administer CIDR to non-responders & heat detect and AI days 9 to 12. TAI non-responders 72 - 84 hr after CIDR removal with GnRH at AI. Protocol may be used in heifers. GnRH GnRH PG

Heat detect & AI

7-day CO-Synch + CIDR®

treatment day

GnRH AI

treatment day

PG

12

FIXED-TIME AI (TAI)*

0

& TAI

PG 6-day CIDR® & TAI

Heat detect & AI

GnRH

Heat detect & AI

CIDR® 0

PG 6-day CIDR®

0

10

PG

Heat detect & AI

treatment day

PG

CIDR®

7

GnRH

CIDR®

GnRH

6

treatment day

Heat detect and AI day 7 to 10 and TAI all non-responders 72 - 84 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI.

PG

0

AI

PG

.. 72 - 84 hr ..

Heat detect & AI

Select Synch + CIDR® GnRH

GnRH

13

GnRH

GnRH PG

Cystorelin®, Factrel®, Fertagyl®, OvaCyst® estroPLAN®, Estrumate®, In-Synch®, Lutalyse®, ProstaMate®


BEEF HEIFER PROTOCOLS - 2012

HEAT DETECT & TIME AI (TAI)

HEAT DETECTION

Select Synch + CIDR® & TAI

1 Shot PG

Heat detect and AI day 7 to 10 and TAI all non-responders 72 - 84 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI.

PG

GnRH 0 treatment day

5

12

AI CIDR®

Heat detect & AI 0

7-day CIDR®-PG

7

Heat detect & AI

33

39

Heat detect & AI

FIXED-TIME AI (TAI)* GnRH AI .. 54 ± 2 hr .. 7

9

Perform TAI at 72 ± 2 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI.

GnRH AI

PG

MGA

… 19 d …

1

14

treatment day

72 ± 2 hr 36

33

Perform TAI at 66 ± 2 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI.

GnRH

... 16 d …

Approved 12-01-11

66 ± 2 hr 30

treatment day

Heat detect & AI

CIDR®-PG

MGA®-PG

COST

LABOR

Low

High

High

Medium

Low

Low/Medium

High

Medium

Medium

Medium

High

Medium

HEAT DETECT & TAI Select Synch + CIDR® (TAI non-responders 72-84 hr after PG) MGA®-PG (TAI non-responders 72-84 hr after PG) 14-day CIDR®-PG (TAI non-responders 70-74 hr after PG)

FIXED-TIME AI (TAI)

CO-Synch + CIDR® High (TAI 54 ± 2 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI) Medium MGA®-PG (TAI 72 ± 2 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI) High 14-day CIDR®-PG

Medium Medium Medium

• The times listed for “Fixed-time AI” should be considered as the approximate average time of insemination. This should be based on the number of heifers to inseminate, labor, and facilities.

AI

PG 14

33

30

treatment day

(TAI 66 ± 2 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI)

14-day CIDR®-PG

CIDR ®

14

7-day PG

treatment day

0

1 Shot PG

CIDR®

MGA®-PG

Heat detect & AI

& TAI

HEAT DETECTION

Perform TAI at 54 ± 2 hr after PG with GnRH at TAI.

0

36

33

treatment day

CIDR®-PG

AI

.. 72 - 84 hr ..

COMPARISON OF PROTOCOLS FOR BEEF HEIFERS

7-day CO-Synch + CIDR® GnRH

GnRH

GnRH Heat detect and AI day 30 to 33 and TAI all non-responders 72 hrs after PG with GnRH at TAI. PG AI ® CIDR MGA® … 16 d … ..70 - 74 hr ..

… 19 d … 14

10

Heat detect & AI

… 19 d … 14

14-day

treatment day

0

1

PG

1

7

PG

MGA

13

MGA®-PG MGA

treatment day

Heat detect and AI day 33 to 36 and TAI all non-responders 72 - 84 hrs after PG with GnRH at TAI.

CIDR®

treatment day

.. 72 - 84 hr ..

MGA®-PG & TAI

PG

0

GnRH

PG

GnRH Cystorelin®, Factrel®, Fertagyl®, OvaCyst® 33 PG

estroPLAN®, Estrumate®, In-Synch®, Lutalyse®, ProstaMate®

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Visit us on the web at www.selectsiresbeef.com Ways to Order Select Sires Beef Semen:

1. Contact your local Select Sires representative. To find a representative in your area, see the back cover of this directory. 2. Order online at www.selectsiresbeef.com To order A.I. Certificates, contact your Select Sires member cooperative listed on the back cover of this directory. YSP-II Sire Sampling Program The YSP-II program allows breeders access to young sires at 50% of their current retail price and subsequently generates higher accuracies on these bulls in a shorter period of time. Participating herds must submit performance data to their respective breed association. A maximum of 20 units per bull per breeder can be used with no limit on the number of bulls. For breeds that require them, A.I. certificates must be purchased at cost. Cooperators sign a YSP-II agreement that is returned to Select Sires. Young sires in the directory that are available for 2011 are designated with a YSP-II logo on their picture: Photo Requests To request a sire photo be e-mailed to you or to submit progeny photos, contact Cami Collingwood at ccollingwood@selectsires.com or 614-733-3426. PROFIT-A-BULL In the Angus breed, the $Weaning and $Beef indexes are two primary selection criteria we use at Select Sires. Bulls that excel for $W have advantages for calving ease, weaning growth, milk and under control mature size. Bulls that excel for $B have advantages for post-weaning growth and carcass merit. Bulls that carry the PROFIT-A-BULL logo are in the top 10% of the breed or better for both $W and $B. PROFIT-A-BULLs are particularly valuable as they add value throughout the entire beef production chain, benefiting cow/calf producers, feeders, processors and consumers.

Beef Breed Association Contacts

American Angus Association Red Angus Association of America American Simmental Association American Hereford Association American International Charolais Association American Shorthorn Association American Chianina Association American Maine-Anjou Association

(816) 383-5100 (940) 387-3502 (406) 587-4531 (816) 842-3757 (816) 464-5977 (877) 272-0686 (816) 431-2808 (816) 431-9950

www.angus.org www.redangus.org www.simmental.org www.hereford.org www.charolaisusa.com www.shorthorn.org www.chicattle.org www.maine-anjou.org

Disclaimer Select Sires, Inc., its agents or employees, cannot and do not guarantee the conception rate, quality, or productivity to be obtained in connection with the use of its products or recommended techniques. It makes no warranties of any kind whatsoever, expressed or implied, which extend beyond the description of its products and hereby disclaims all warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In the unlikely event that any of our products shall be proven defective, damages resulting from their use shall be limited to their value.

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INDEX BY CODE NUMBER Code no.

7AN213 . . 7AN222 . . 7AN229 . . 7AN238 . . 7AN249 . . 7AN255 . . 7AN258 . . 7AN266 . . 7AN272 . . 7AN277 . . 7AN278 . . 7AN282 . . 7AN285 . . 7AN288 . . 7AN297 . . 7AN299 . . 7AN300 . . 7AN301 . . 7AN302 . . 7AN303 . . 7AN304 . . 7AN306 . . 7AN309 . . 7AN310 . . 7AN311 . . 7AN313 . . 7AN315 . . 7AN316 . . 7AN319 . . 7AN320 . . 7AN321 . . 7AN322 . . 7AN323 . . 7AN326 . . 7AN327 . . 7AN328 . . 7AN329 . . 7AN330 . . 7AN331 . . 7AN332 . . 7AN333 . . 7AN335 . . 7AN336 . . 7AN337 . .

Code Name

Page

ANGUS Grid Maker . . . . . . . . . . 32 Predestined . . . . . . . . . . 11 Yield Grade . . . . . . . . . . 32 Rito 2X15 . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Big Eye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 5050 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Redirect . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Danny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Prediction . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Selective . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Rito 6EM6 . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Game On . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Tailor Made . . . . . . . . . . 34 Insight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Answer 71 . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Ram Nation . . . . . . . . . . 30 New Standard . . . . . . . . 33 Mentor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 New Day 454 . . . . . . . . . 2 Ambush 28 . . . . . . . . . . 33 War Party . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Great Divide . . . . . . . . . 19 Valuebull . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Limelight . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Twenty/Twenty . . . . . . 26 Image Maker . . . . . . . . . 34 Counterpart . . . . . . . . . . 31 Thunder . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Prophet . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Changeup . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Progress . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Homestead . . . . . . . . . . 34 Connealy 062 ‘Vern’ . . . 18 Workhorse . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Prosperity . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Mustang . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Regis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Sterling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Classic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Rito 954 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Hemisphere . . . . . . . . . . 17 Vindicator . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Barometer new . . . . . . . 24

Code no.

Code Name

Page

7AN338 . . 7AN340 . . 7AN341 . . 7AN342 . . 7AN344 . . 7AN345 . . 7AN346 . . 7AN347 . . 7AN349 . . 7AN350 . . 7AN351 . . 7AN352 . . 7AN353 . . 7AN355 . . 7AN356 . . 7AN357 . . 7AN361 . .

ANGUS (con’t) Summation . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Summit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Ingenuity new . . . . . . . . 17 Xcel new . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Scotsman new . . . . . . . . . 7 Beacon new . . . . . . . . . . 14 Conveyance new . . . . . 25 Country new . . . . . . . . . . 4 Weigh Up new . . . . . . . 18 Confidence new . . . . . . . 5 Capitalist new . . . . . . . . 12 Combination new . . . . . 36 Made Right new . . . . . . 22 MR 3407N new . . . . . . . 29 Fusion new . . . . . . . . . . 10 Top Hand new . . . . . . . 27 Sunrise new . . . . . . . . . . 35

7SM46 . . . . 7SM49 . . . . 7SM52 . . . . 7SM54 . . . . 7SM55 . . . . 7SM56 . . . . 7SM59 . . . . 7SM61 . . . . 7SM62 . . . . 7SM63 . . . . 7SM64 . . . . 7SM65 . . . . 7SM66 . . . . 7SM67 . . . . 7SM68 . . . . 7SM69 . . . .

SIMMENTAL Majestic . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jump Start . . . . . . . . . . . Sundance Kid . . . . . . . . Stetson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rookie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grandmaster . . . . . . . . . Red Density . . . . . . . . . . Rimrock . . . . . . . . . . . . . Easy Money . . . . . . . . . . Double Down . . . . . . . . Wrangler . . . . . . . . . . . . Uno Mas . . . . . . . . . . . . Vegas new . . . . . . . . . . . Convoy new . . . . . . . . . Husker new . . . . . . . . . . Raisin’ Cain new . . . . .

40 38 42 41 45 43 42 44 38 39 42 43 45 44 44 40

7AR51 . . . . 7AR56 . . . . 7AR57 . . . . 7AR58 . . . . 7AR59 . . . . 7AR60 . . . . 7AR61 . . . .

RED ANGUS World Series . . . . . . . . . Epic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Covenant . . . . . . . . . . . . Heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . Outrider . . . . . . . . . . . . . Samurai new . . . . . . . . . Sun King new . . . . . . . .

47 46 49 46 49 48 47

Code no.

Code Name

7HP100 . . . 7HP101 . . . 7HP103 . . . 7HP104 . . . 7HP105 . . . 7HP106 . . . 7HP107 . . . 7HH57 . . .

Page

HEREFORD Tundra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . Bennett R413 . . . . . . . . . Ultra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Durango . . . . . . . . . . . . . Puckster . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sheyenne new . . . . . . . . Bluestem new . . . . . . . .

52 52 50 52 51 52 51 50

SHORTHORN 7SP32 . . . . Capiche . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 7SP33 . . . . Gauge new . . . . . . . . . . 53 7CH90 . . . 7CH91 . . . 7CH92 . . . 7CH93 . . .

CHAROLAIS Good Stuff . . . . . . . . . . Free Lunch . . . . . . . . . . Revelation . . . . . . . . . . . Big Money . . . . . . . . . .

54 55 54 55

7CA7 . . . . . 7CA9 . . . . . 7CA10 . . . . 7MA9 . . . . 7MA10 . . .

CLUB CALF Hairy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Time Saver . . . . . . . . . . . Park Place . . . . . . . . . . . Survivor . . . . . . . . . . . . . First Impression new . .

56 56 57 56 57

Beef Specialists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Certified Angus Beef . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 DNA Technology for Seedstock Producers . . . . . . . . 20-21 Angus Top Ten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Other Sires Available . . . . . . . . . 58-59 AI Technique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60-61 Semen Handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Across-Breed EPDs/Frame Score . 68 Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Synchronization Systems . . . . . 70-71 Supplemental Information . . . . . . . 72

SIRES

SELECT INC.

OTHER SIRES AVAILABLE ANGUS 7AN207 CRA Bextor 872 5205 608 7AN218 TOSU Mick 9301 7AN221 GAR Retail Product 7AN245 GAR US Premium Beef 7AN250 GAR Cimarron 7AN254 Brooks Night Off 309 7AN269 SAV Mandan 5664 7AN275 TOSU Hawk 5306

ANGUS (con’t) 7AN291 GAR Symmetry 7AN294 UI Peer Reviewed T083 7AN307 Rito 7065 of Rita 5M46 Obj 7AN308 GAR Concrete 7AN324 Rito 9B30 of 9M13 BR28 7AN334 Sitz Upside 547W 7AN339 Rito 9I9 of Rita 5F56 6I6

CHAROLAIS 7CH89 Three Trees Benchmark CLUB CALF 7CA8 Traction 7MA8 HFM Free Whiskey HEREFORD 7HP96 Gerber Karat 024K 7HP99 Feltons Magnum 434 7HP102 Fields Edge Chisel 7C4

See pages 58-59 for additional information

RED ANGUS 7AR47 LMG Gills Custer 1580 7AR49  LCC Field Day A614N SIMMENTAL 7SM42 Nichols Legacy G151 7SM51 Triple C Invasion R47K 7SM60 DSR Yukon Red S734


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