SydGen Blacksmith 4010 [ AMF-CAF-D2F-DDF-M1F-NHF-OHF-OSF-RDF ]Previous Page
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Number 5 ORIgen option for $Grid value index and Calving Ease Maternal EPD and top 10 for Residual Average Daily Gain EPD, Marbling score EPD and Calving Ease Direct EPD
Top 1% for $Grid value index and Residual Average Daily Gain EPD, top 3% for Marbling score EPD, top 4% for $Beef value index and Calving Ease Maternal EPD, top 5% for Rib Eye area measure EPD, top 10% for $Feedlot value index, Birth Weight EPD, percent Heifer Pregnancy EPD and Calving Ease Direct EPD, top 15% for Docility score EPD and top 20% for maternal Milk EPD and Yearling Weight EPD
Forging great genomic and phenotypic progeny, this $25,000 top selling bull calf of the 2014 SydGen annual sale, Blacksmith also topped his calf crop there in performance stats, with the top average daily gain of 4.65 pounds per day in his yearling contemporary group of 31 head to earn the Number 1 adjusted yearling weight of 1,528 pounds to ratio 122 after posting a weaning ratio of 119.
Blacksmith recorded a 7.13% adjusted intramuscular fat estimate for a %IMF ratio of 120 with his adjusted 365 day ultrasound rib eye area measure of 18.8 square inches earning a URE ratio of 122 and his first son sold at SydGen was the $12,000 top-selling spring bull calf in 2016, and the calving ease of highly fertile and prolific semen producer has been well- proven in a large commercial operation in Nebraska.
With 18 calves born unassisted from first calf heifers and 285 progeny with an average birth ratio of 99, there are 114 yearlings with an average ratio of 102 and 96 progeny scanned have an average %IMF ratio of 105 and an average URE ratio of 101.
Blacksmith is a genomic superstar whose Pathfinder Dam is the top SydGen daughter of the 2010 Midland top-seller SydGen Contract 9410 and she has five natural calves with an average birth ratio of 97 and an average weaning ratio of 112 with four yearlings recording an average ratio of 110 and an average URE ratio of 111 on four progeny scanned.
The maternal grandam of Blacksmith is a full sister to the $263,000 record-setting ORIgen foundation Pathfinder Sire EXAR 263C.