Weaned/weighed a few calves yesterday Growth Fund/Playbook

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1-1-20
Growth Fund heifer calf (dam's 2nd calf)

764
Adj. 751
Ratio 100

1-7-20
Playbook x Absolute x Reserve bull calf (1st calf)

760
Adj.794
Ratio 100

3-28-20
Playbook x Traction x 7229 heifer calf (1st calf)

429
Adj. 643
Ratio 100
 

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I believe Adjusted Weaning Wt is the actual weaning wt adjusted to 205 days, also age of cow is factored in there. Ratio is the calf's "position" in it's contemporary group... A ratio of 100 is the average (and also can mean/show there was only ONE animal in that contemporary group). Edited to add: This is how the Angus Assn calculates it, simply described... pretty sure there is more that goes in the calculations.
 
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Creep and Non-creep goes into the adjustment as well. Jscunn i'll try and get a few pics this afternoon
 

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Among other inputs correct contemporary grouping is vital for the data to be meaningful. Ratios are of little value unless the CG contains a minimum of 10 and preferably 15 animals.
 

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Been really impressed with our Growth Fund March ET bull calf. We had two sexed heifer embryos that aborted (an environmental issue, not a genetic issue) that we are extremely disappointed about.

torogmc81, are your Growth Funds moderate? We were expecting some height to them. Could be just a small sample size.
 

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Been really impressed with our Growth Fund March ET bull calf. We had two sexed heifer embryos that aborted (an environmental issue, not a genetic issue) that we are extremely disappointed about.

torogmc81, are your Growth Funds moderate? We were expecting some height to them. Could be just a small sample size.
 
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