The 15 Hereford bulls on test averaged 3.43 pounds per day at the 84-Day weigh session. The Hereford division's top performing bull, 2-2, a March 2013 son of SR CALIBER 1180X (Cornerstone Ranch, Inc., Ft. Sumner, NM), leads both the weight per day of age (WDA; 3.51 lbs., Ratio: 119.67) and average daily gain (ADG; 4.19, Ratio: 122.24) portion of the test. The top sire group in the Hereford division are sons of CHURCHILL YANKEE 8184U (Cornerstone Ranch, Inc.) that have posted a 3.16 WDA (Ratio: 107.5) and a 3.82 ADG (Ratio: 111.5).
As a division, the Charolais bulls lead all breeds in ADG performance through 84-days at 3.83 pounds per day. Grau Charolais (Grady, NM) bulls sired by GRAU BIG TIME L56 lead the WDA, ADG, and top sire group in the Charolais division. Bull 6-3, posted the top WDA (3.41; Ratio: 102.37) and 6-2 topped all Charolais bulls with a 4.25 (Ratio: 111.10) ADG.
An always competitive Angus division has the 56 bulls on test averaging 3.78 pounds of gain per day after 84-days. Bull 28-2, a March 2013 son of RWL&C T139 BANDO x287 (Hartzog Angus Cattle, Bovina, TX) is the top WDA (3.79; Ratio: 125.05) Angus bull, and bull 16-2, a March son of B/R FUTURE DIRECTION 6171 (J-C Angus Ranch, Moriarty, NM), is the ADG leader posting a 4.77 daily gain (Ratio: 126.24). Sons of JMc IMPRESSION 1314 325 (McCall Land & Cattle, Moriarty, NM) and B/R FUTURE DIRECTION 6171 (J-C Angus Ranch) lead the top sire categories for the WDA (3.33; Ratio: 109.98) and ADG (4.17; Ratio: 110.29), respectively, in the Angus division.
Make plans to join the cooperators at the 53rd Annual Performance Tested Bull Sale on Saturday, March 8 with lunch being served at 11:30 am MST and the live auction starting at 1:00 pm with Jack Blandford on the sale block.
For more information contact Dr. Manny Encinias at (505) 927-7935 or firstname.lastname@example.org