SydGen Blacksmith 4010 [ AMF-CAF-D2F-DDF-M1F-NHF-OHF-OSF-RDF ]Previous Page
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The $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 365 day weight of 1,528 pounds to ratio 122 after posting a weaning ratio of 119. His 7.13% adjusted intramuscular fat estimate earned him an 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. 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.
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 three yearlings recording an average ratio of 111 and an average URE ratio of 113. Maternal grandam is a full sister to the $263,000 record-setting ORIgen foundation Pathfinder Sire EXAR 263C