Raven Powerball 53 [ AMF-CAF-D2F-DDF-M1F-NHF-OHF-OSF ]Previous Page
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As of 11-16-18
Top 10 ORIgen option for percent Heifer Pregnancy EPD and Calving Ease Direct EPD
Top 3% for percent Heifer Pregnancy EPD, top 10% for $Grid value index, Docility score EPD, Marbling score EPD and Scrotal Circumference EPD, top 15% for $Beef value index, Residual Average Daily Gain EPD and Calving Ease Direct EPD, top 20% for maternal Milk EPD and Rib Eye area measure EPD, top 25% for $Feedlot value index, $Weaned calf value index and Birth Weight EPD and better than breed average for reducing Mature Height EPD and reducing Mature Weight EPD
Stacking two generations of high usage ORIgen sires, this double-digit Calving Ease Direct EPD sire has 137 progeny born unassisted from first calf heifers and 648 calves with an average birth ratio of 99.
Designed and proven to excel in the basics, this power sire ranks near the very top of the population for percent Heifer Pregnancy EPD, an important focus of his owners in the Sitz Angus program and a huge economic driver of profitably in commercial cattle production, and 140 sons have an average scrotal circumference ratio of 102 to give him high fertility genetics in both his sons and daughters.
Powerball sons have been in demand at Sitz Angus where Sitz Thunderball 734E was the $60,000 top-seller in the spring of 2018 with Sitz Powerball 737E selling for $21,000 to KG Ranch and in 2016 a $26,000 son Sitz Reputation 689C sold to Adams Angus Ranch and another, Sitz Power Up 659C, sold for $22,000 to Tehama Angus Ranch.
Like his famous sire and maternal grandsire, Powerball is a solid choice for breeding virgin heifers and for siring replacement heifers that excel in the marbling genetics that has made the Angus breed the world leader and 231 progeny of Powerball scanned have an average %IMF ratio of 106.
*Parents & Grandparents Qualified