Critique this Bull

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Critique this Bull

Post by sstterry » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:46 pm

I am in the market for a Bull. Would you give your thoughts on this guy? 16 months old.

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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by Bright Raven » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:59 pm

Nice clean bull. You could do worse. You could do better. He could be deeper, he could be more masculine but that is a nice bull. It all depends on price which you have not offfered.
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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by holm25 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:59 pm

Have seen a lot worse. Could make have a little more depth and muscling but otherwise a decent bull.

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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:13 pm

Never buy a bull named Molly.
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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by CreekAngus » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:17 pm

Perfectly good Holstein.
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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by FlyingLSimmentals » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:18 pm

Agree with Raven & Holm25. Could use more depth and flank but not a bad bull.

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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by jscunn » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:35 pm

+1 on the needing depth & flank

He isnt a bad bull, but with that nose ring I am thinking the seller is partial to him.. more than he might be worth. What are they asking?

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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by Ebenezer » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:02 pm

Picture angle or is he big-headed?

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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by Red Bull Breeder » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:04 pm

Keep looking right on past him. Pretty plain looking bull.

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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by Franke » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:01 pm

I first thought he looked like a steer especially for 16 months old.

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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by YoungAngusCattle » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:36 pm

Franke wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:01 pm
I first thought he looked like a steer especially for 16 months old.
That was my though as well, but I don't know anything about this breed.
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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by sim.-ang.king » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:36 pm

Little deeper, little longer, and a little more butt never hurts. He does look like he has a fat head in the picture, which would be a negative. Nice clean sheath, and pretty good foot, and hip.

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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by sstterry » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:57 am

Asking price is $2700. Here are his EPDs. I left out the price and EPDs intentionally so I could get unbiased responses. As to the nose ring, my guess is that he was shown. (By the way TT, I may change his name to Molly if I buy him.)

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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by Caustic Burno » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:02 am

sstterry wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:46 pm
I am in the market for a Bull. Would you give your thoughts on this guy? 16 months old.

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I want to see nuts,guts and butts in my bulls. I would like to see some different angles of him.
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Re: Critique this Bull

Post by Bright Raven » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:10 am

sstterry wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:57 am
Asking price is $2700. Here are his EPDs. I left out the price and EPDs intentionally so I could get unbiased responses. As to the nose ring, my guess is that he was shown. (By the way TT, I may change his name to Molly if I buy him.)

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You can find a better Simmental bull for $2700. Better phenotype and better pedigree. If you are serious, I can put you in touch with a Guy who currently has over 20 Simmental bulls at this age which are much better for $2500 to $3500.
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