Sitz Logic Y46 was selected to infuse additional fertility and performance traits into our cow herd. He is in the top 1% of the breed for Scrotal genetics (SC) and the top 2% of the breed for the Heifer Pregnancy (HP) EPD. We expect his daughters to excel in our most important "economic" traits, which are fertility and weaning a heavy calf. His total EPD profile is balanced. His carcass traits are adequate and performance extraordinary. His progeny are also extremely long bodied and growthy. His sons look like bulls and his daughters look like cows.
SAV Registry 2831 calves are some of the most impressive we have seen in quite a while. The heifers are especially good. They are long sided and soggy. They have quiet demeanors and soft eyes. The pedigree is just right. We have used SAV genetics extensively with mostly Traveler 004 in the pedigree. Registry ties up the goodness of the Madame Pride cow family and the outcross performance sire 7075, which allows almost unlimited mating flexibility in our herd. Registry will play an important genetic role in our cowherd going forward.
2015 will be the first offering of 2XX2 progeny. 2XX2 is very unique. He is intensely bred Emulation and still displays true docility. They are heavily muscled and carry unusually heavy bone. They have exceptional breed character and are easy to look at. The best part is that they come light and grow quickly. The bulls are sale crushers that have volume, mass and stretch. The heifers are stunners. They have a soft eye and are easy to handle. 2XX2 will moderate frame and increase marbling. He will be influential in our program for years to come.
Connealy Courage sires a very eye appealing type of cattle. The “kind” that work in our western climate. The calves are quite moderate and very heavily muscled. They have wide backs and butts and plenty of bone. They all seem to have a quiet disposition as well. He is a proven calving ease bull with an exceptional CED of 18. His scrotal EPD is stronger than his sire, but he sires a similar type.
Connealy Guinness is an outcross bull that offers the genetics our harsh environment demands. We used Guinness on many first calf heifers as well as older cows. The progeny are born without assistance and have good vigor. With a $EN of -6.45 and a $B of 163, Guinness possesses the rare combination of being deep bodied and easy fleshing along with exceptional carcass traits. He has a disciplined Milk EPD and $W of 59.30. We have retained many Guinness heifers as replacements in our registered herd. They are just the right "kind" for our operation. Many Guinness sons will be available in our 2017 sale.
Connealy Counselor is one of our all time favorite bulls. Unfortunately Semen is no longer available. He is progeny proven across America to be a consistent sire of superior cattle. We have had excellent results with Counselor in our performance program. In the 2015 Angus Sire Alliance Counselor ranked in the top 1% for total profit. His performance EPD's make him a proven calving ease bull with excellent growth and maternal traits. His Rib Eye EPD is 1.44 with a 65% accuracy. This puts him in the top 1% of the breed for this trait. Along with impressive numbers, Counselor calves are attractive cattle with strong Angus breed character. Calves come unassisted with good vigor. The females are long and broody. They are definitely replacement quality. The Bulls are growthy and virile. Connealy Counselor offers the rare genetic combination of high performance and carcass traits, as well as function and fertility traits. Counselor Bulls will be sale day favorites and the females will be stunning.
RB Tour of Duty 177 is a total performance outcross bull. We used him to infuse his length of body, muscle dimension and over all performance into our herd. Tour of Duty calves have broken test station and sale records across America. With over 4000 progeny recorded, his WW EPD is in the top 4% of the breed, and with over 800 progeny recorded his YW is in the top 3% of the breed. Our Tour of Duty calves came unassisted from both heifers and cows with good vigor. The calves have style and eye appeal. The heifers are replacement quality and the bulls perform at the top of the contemporary group.