'957' was used for 12 years and his
daughters and granddaughters comprise over half of the cow
herd. They milk well, are excellent mothers and breed back
quickly.So far not one of his daughters has been culled due to
udder or eye problems. Several of his sons in the Genetic
Outreach Program gained over 4.0 lb/day with marbling scores
over 5.0. He is a Trait Leader for Calving Ease Direct,Birth
Weight, Scrotal Circumference and Intramuscular Fat.
He excels in the new economic
selection indices, ranking as a Trait Leader in all four of
the $Profit Indexes and was recently
added to AHA's Sire of Distinction list.
'957' died at 15 1/2 years of age. He
had been battling severe arthritis for several months and
finally failed to show up for his feed one morning. A few
straws of semen are still available @ $25/straw,
certificates $60 when needed.