The first carcass data on SydGen Liberty GA 8627 included 9 head with an average carcass weight of 925 lbs., and a 78% CAB certification rate!
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The ORIgen Sire, Churchill Red Bull 200z, was crowned Champion Bull at the Houston Livestock Show in Texas. Red Bull was also a popular sire at the National Western Stock Show. He is a great choice to inject calving ease, muscle and style into your herd. Congratulations to the owners of Churchill Red Bull 200Z.
With the February 14, 2013 update of the NCE by the American Angus Association, the ORIgen sire, Rito 9Q13 of Rita 5F56 GHM, moved up to Number 1 among active sires for RE EPD while remaining Number 1 for $B index. With the rise of Rito 9Q13, ORIgen is now able to offer the top two choices to add muscle in the Angus breed with the ORIgen sire, 2 Bar Twenty X, recording the Number 2 RE EPD among active sires.
The ORIgen sire, 2 Bar Deaf Smith, records the Number 5 $B index among active sires with a lower BEPD than any of the sires that rank above him for $B index and the ORIgen sire, G A R 5050 Data Manager 0536, is the third ORIgen sire that ranks among the top 10 active sires for $B index.
The ORIgen sire, Three Trees Double Design, remains Number 2 among active sires for both Marbling EPD and $QG index and the ORIgen sire, SQ Credence 67S, ranks Number 5 for $G index.
The ORIgen sire, Basin Payweight 107S, ranks Number 4 among active Angus sires for Docility EPD and Number 5 for both WW EPD and CW EPD.
The ORIgen sire, B3R Back to Basics U077, records the Number 2 Docility EPD among active sires while P A Power Tool 9108 records the Number 4 value with Stenberg Coalition 509 recording the Number 5 Docility EPD value.
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In the 2013 American Angus Association Pathfinder Report recently released by the American Angus Association, among Pathfinder Sires with 25 or more daughters eligible to be named a Pathfinder Dam, the ORIgen sire, SydGen C C & 7, records the highest percentage of qualification at 46.15% with 12 of his 26 eligible daughters meeting the stringent Pathfinder criteria for combining fertility and milking ability.
Also named Pathfinder Sires in this report were the ORIgen sires: Bon View New Design 1407 with 131 daughters, Vermilion Payweight J847 with 29 daughters, S A F Directive with 21 daughters, 21AR Coal Bank C014 with 19 daughters, Woodlawn Charge On 14 with 19 daughters, S A F Focus of E R with 15 daughters, ER Justice N013 with 12 daughters, EXAR 263C with 10 daughters, M A R Midland Empire 3092 with 10 daughters, S A F Connection with 10 daughters, Three Trees Prime Cut 0145 with 10 daughters, ALC Nobleman N01N with eight daughters, Northern Improvement 4480 GF with eight daughters, EXAR Lutton 1831 with seven daughters, F V 20K King 308M with seven daughters, S A F Fame with seven daughters, EXAR New Look 2971 with six daughters, Leachman Boom Time with six daughters, Stevenson Moneymaker R185 with six daughters, Summitcrest High Prime 0H29 with six daughters, SydGen Contact with six daughters, B P F Special Focus 504 with five daughters, MOGCK Whispering Wind 584 with five daughters and TC Moonshine 001 with five daughters.
Top Heifers Related to ORIgen Bulls
The four top selling open heifers in the sale all were from the herd bull producing Lady cow family. This cow family has produced the ORIgen featured sires: RB Active Duty 010, RB New Power 936-308, and RB Tour of Duty 177. These “new generation” Lady heifers sold for $50,000, $19,500, $17,000, and $13,000. Congratulations to Riley Bros., Pasture View Farms and Gaffney Cattle on your four sale toppers that averaged $24,875.
Embryo Sale Success
Hoover Dam was the sire of the top selling embryos (two at $3,000 each) while the 2nd top selling embryos consigned by Idland Cattle Co. and Gary Wall (four at $1,600 each) were full siblings to Hoover Home Run and sired by SydGen C C & 7 – both ORIgen featured sires. The high-grossing embryo package, consigned by Borkowski Angus, Elliott, IA (six at $1,500 each), were also sired by C C & 7, out of the dam of the new ORIgen sire SydGen Big Medicine 1558.
The 2013 National Western was a showcase for the popular ORIgen sire EXAR Upshot 0562B (29AN1807), the bull that was the lead bull of the 2011 National Western Grand Champion Carload of Bulls. The 2013 National Western Grand Champion Carload of Bulls included seven sons of Upshot among the ten bulls in the champion load and the Grand Champion Pen of Three Bulls had two sons of Upshot among the three winning bulls. Daughters of Upshot enjoyed great popularity in the Angus sales at the 2013 National Western with a daughter selling for $25,000 as the top-selling full interest female of Angus Night on the Mountain II at Spruce Mountain Ranch while three heifer calves by Upshot sold for $23,000, $20,000 and $17,000 in the 2013 Bases Loaded Sale at Coors Field.
The Grand Champion and top-selling bull of the 2013 National Western Angus Sale at $24,500 for two-thirds interest and possession was a son of the ORIgen sire EXAR Titlelist T011 (237AN2098), a past National Western Grand Champion Bull and an Angus Triple Crown Winner.
At the 2013 Bases Loaded Sale at Coors Field in Denver, a daughter of the ORIgen sire EXAR Classen 1422B (237AN2334) was the $32,500 top-selling female of the kickoff event of Angus activities at the 2013 National Western Stock Show.
Come see us in the Yards at the National Western Stock Show in Denver this week. We are located next to Sydensticker Genetics as you leave the yards and go up to the Cattle on the hill. ORIgen staff will be at the booth through Saturday the 14th. Be sure to stop by and pick up your NEW 2012 Sire Directory. It is hot off the press! We would also love to visit with you about the top notch genetics ORIgen has to offer as well as discuss the different options we have for Custom Collection.
On your way back home if you are passing through the Billings area stop by and see what bulls are in stud currently. ORIgen is open Monday-Friday, 8-5 MST . Also if you are passing by after hour just give us a call and we will work out a time to meet so you are able to see some of the best genetics in seven different breeds.
Canadian Red Angus Summer Tour Announcement The 2011 Red Angus summer tour will be held in Saskatoon, immediately following the annual Summer Gold and Junior Show on July 28-29. The Tour will start at Ward’s Red Angus on Friday around 4:00 pm. Saturday’s tours include Wheeler’s Stock Farms, Blairs Ag and ending at Wilber Farm. Hotel headquarters are located at Saskatoon Inn, with Rooms under Canadian Red Angus, 306-242-1440. Get your rooms booked by July 12th. For more information contact any of the tour hosts.
Clarke & Denise Ward 306-931-3824 email@example.com
Michael & Rhea Wheeler 306-382-9327 firstname.lastname@example.org
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