Bred Heifers

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Bred Heifers

Post by jscunn » Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:23 pm

I thought these three heifers were interesting.. All Sired by Sydgen Black Diamond, Dams were related a mother (sired by Connealy Forward), a daughter(sired by Sydgen Trust) and a granddaughter (sired by Connealy Courage).

The heifer out of the Connealy Forward daughter
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The heifer out of the Sydgen Trust daughter
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The heifer out of the Connealy Courage daughter
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All bred according to Biopryn blood test due October



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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by Redgully » Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:36 pm

Nice heifers. Should produce some nice calves.

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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by ALACOWMAN » Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:08 pm

Nice...
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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by talltimber » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:48 pm

Like them a lot. Nice job.

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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by jscunn » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:56 pm

They all bred via ai or after 21 days of bull service.. thanks for the nice comments does anyone have a favorite?

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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by lithuanian farmer » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:02 pm

They all look great! The one which catches my eye the most if the 3rd one. All three are nice heifers, but from the picture that one seems the most balanced to me.

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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by holm25 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:35 pm

I like that second one the best.

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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:39 pm

I'm partial to the first one.
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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by ALACOWMAN » Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:56 pm

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
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I'm partial to the first one.
Me too, but I like the broody look.....like a brick with legs..
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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by jscunn » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:18 pm

ALACOWMAN,
You would like the middle one the best (one out of the Trust). My amateur photography skills not withstanding.. She is a tank, heaviest of all of the breds.. She was 30# bigger than the top heifer and ~150# bigger than the bottom heifer.

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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by wbvs58 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:50 pm

I do like the 2nd js, she is going to be a big girl her HQ are very tall, when her front catches up she will have a lot of volume.

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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by True Grit Farms » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:16 pm

The third one looks like it would work for us.
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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by jscunn » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:50 am

The plan is to keep these three and see which mating makes the best cow.. small little research project.
Ken I would expect the second one to be finished with her frame growth pretty soon, her mother is a fairly moderate cow that look alot like this at this stage.. we will see.

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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by Lazy M » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:33 am

Trust is on my short list of sires for this spring. Will he add frame to very moderate cows?

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Re: Bred Heifers

Post by Lazy M » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:49 am

Actually it's his son Fate that I was interested in. Looks to be a really nice maternally-oriented bull. Do you have any thoughts on this bull, jscunn?
https://bullsearch.absglobal.com/en-us/ ... ountry/222

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