Bull Sale: Quality

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Re: Bull Sale: Quality

Post by jscunn » Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:46 pm

Draper if you want the highest possible weaning weight for a particular calf you weigh them late ie 279 days not 155 days.

First of all a calf will gain more weight during months 6 7 and 8, than it will during 345..

calf that weighs 450 # at 150 days.. ie 3.0 WDA adjusted WW (BIF formula) would be 615#.. That same calf under the same conditions will gain more than 3# a day during months 6,7 and 8. Lets say he gained 3.5 from day 150 to 240 (315lbs) So by 240 days he weighs 765.. when you adjust it to 205 that is.... 653#.. It really is that simple..

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Re: Bull Sale: Quality

Post by Brookhill Angus » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:36 pm

This guy was weaned at 275 days. His actual weight was 974 pounds, his adjusted 205 was 823.

Our newly weaned SAV President son is his 1/2 brother. Same momma.

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