Friday, January 31, 2014

National Western Stock Show Update

Show and Sale Highlights

The Champion Pen of Three Percentage Simmental Heifers was from Grass-Lunning Simmentals, LeRoy, Minn. All were full sisters sired by 1SM00121 UPGRADE.

The Reserve Champion Pen of Three Charolais Bulls was from Suttles Charolais of Hanna City, Ill. All were all sired by 1CH00962 ALL STATE.

The Reserve Champion Pen of Three Purebred Simmental Heifers hail from Genex Territory Sales Manager, Matt Fischer’s Oval F Ranch, Saint Joseph, Mo. And were sired by UPGRADE, 1SM00126 TOP GRADE and 1SM00111 AMIGO.

1SM00140 AUGUSTUS sold in the Wild Wild West Sale to a group of breeders including natural possession to Gibbs Farms, Ranburne, Ala. for $29,750. His full sister, ASR Miss Jordan, was the high selling female in the sale at $10,500 and sold to T Heart Ranches, Center, Colo.

A 1AN01313 INSIGHT son, Wallace Platinum 348, was Spring Bull Calf Champion and a daughter, PVF Burgess 2150 was a class winner on the Hill in the Open Angus Show.

New Acquisitions from Denver
1SM00145 GSC ALL IN 72A - Reg. # 2812085
His maternal sisters, GCF Miss Roller Girl Z24 and W/C Miss Angel 2870Z, were Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Open Purebred Simmental on the Hill.
JS SURE BET 4T                               MISS WERNING KP 8543U

1SM00144 RUBY NFF INCENTIVE 307A - Reg. # 2765084
A SimAngus™ calving ease sire with excellent phenotype. 1/2 Simmental, 1/2 Angus.
S S OBJECTIVE T510 0T26                         HTP SVF IN DEW TIME
S S INCENTIVE 9J17                                   RUBY NFF JOY 101Y
S S MISS FRAN P142 B76                           JF EBONYS JOY 732T

1HH00111 CRR 109 OLD SCHOOL 301 - Reg. # 43384569
Here is the Genex pick of all Hereford bull calves on display in Denver. He is out of a very productive and attractive daughter of Sooner. His genomic information and cow family production record assures he has a chance at being a lighter birth weight, calving ease prospect. Phenotypically he is nearly flawless with perfect hip and hind leg structure, good feet, conservatively short marked with as much body and thickness as you would want. 
TH 122 71I VICTOR 719T                            DM BR SOONER
CRR 719 CATAPULT 109                            CRR 435 KELLY 178
            CRR 4037 ECLIPSE 808                               CRR D03 KELLY 361

Monday, January 13, 2014

2014 Genex Beef Management Guide

The 2014 Genex Beef Management Guide is now available on-line!  Watch your mailboxes for it in the next couple of weeks!