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FELTONS SOUNDER 957 P23932992
FHR957

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'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.

Birth
Weaning
Yearling
Act
Adj
Act
Adj
Ratio
Act
Adj
Ratio
Frame
Scrotal
Fat
REA
IMF
85

658

121
1171

107
6.5

0.23
11.37
4.26

Anyone familiar with Frank Felton's breeding program should notice FF PROSPECTA 997 in '957's pedigree. She was also the grandmother of FELTONS 517 and the mother of FELTONS ENDURANCE 745 and the F PRINCESS A80 cow.

Recent News: An AI son, EFBEEF 957 FELLIS U208 (renamed
EFBEEF FOREMOST U208) (P42896690), topped the 2009 Ellis Farms Sale at $10,500 selling to Accelerated Genetics and Knoll Crest Farm. His performance was awesome; BW 91, WWR 134, YWR 119, SC 38, REA 13.48 and IMF 4.72.