From a total of 284,230 sires with
progeny records reported as of Friday, May 22, 2020 in the American Angus
Association data base, the Fall 2020 Sire Evaluation Report lists 2,391
sires with the following qualifications to be included in the Main Report:
- The sire must have at least 35 yearling progeny weights in proper contemporary groups on Angus Herd Improvement Records (AHIR).
- The sire must post a yearling accuracy value of at least .40.
- He must have had at least 5 calves recorded in the American Angus Association Herd Book since June 1, 2018.
Among the 2,391
sires in the Main Report of the Fall 2020 National Cattle Evaluation, there are
37 head that record one of the top 25 $Combined value indexes and the eight of
those featured at ORIgen represent 22% of the elite proven sires!
Led by the past
ORIgen sire WAR Calvary B063 Z044 at Number 1, this now-deceased leader is
joined by ORIgen sires SydGen Enhance, Bakers Northside 6007, Diablo Deluxe
1104, Rito 3S10 of 9Q15 Progress, SydGen Exceed 3223, FF Rito Righteous 6R41
and SydGen Blacksmith 4010.
There are 67
proven sires that record one of the top 25 $Beef value indexes and 16 of those
are ORIgen marketing sires that represent 24% of the breed leaders!
The past ORIgen
sire WAR Calvary B063 Z044 again leads the way at Number 1 and is joined by Bakers
Northside 6007, SydGen Enhance, Rito 3S10 of 9Q15 Progress, Baldridge
Alternative E125 SydGen Exceed 3223, Diablo Deluxe 1104, SydGen Blacksmith
4010, SydGen FATE 2800, MW DNAmite, FF Rito Righteous 6R41, Stevenson Big
League and EXAR Monumental 6056B.
Connealy Cool 39L
ranks Number 1 for percent Heifer Pregnancy EPD and Number 2 for $Maternal calf
another long-term ORIgen featured sire, records the Number 1 $Weaned calf value
index with 17 other ORIgen sires joining him among the sires with top 25 $W values.
Rito 3S10 of 9Q15
Progress ranks Number 1 for both $G and Marbling score EPD and a daughter of
Rito 3S10 is the Number 2 for $B index when compared to 300,262 active dams.
The past ORIgen
sire PA Valor 201 ranks Number 1 for RE EPD where he is joined among the proven
leaders by FF Rito Righteous 6R41.
League records the Number 1 Weaning Weight EPD of the 2,391 proven sires and
the Number 3 Yearling Weight EPD to rank among the top 10 for $F index where he
is joined by Bakers Northside 6007.