CCR Wide Range

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CCR Wide Range

Postby Bird » Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:43 am

Anyone having experience with this simm bull? If so what are your thoughts? Thanks

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Re: CCR Wide Range

Postby SIMMGAL » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:42 pm

I've had a few, so my sample size is relatively small. Born easy out of both cows and first calf heifers. Definitely adds depth of body and keeps frame size in check from what I've noticed. I have a son out of him that I retained for my own herd. I liked him enough that I have also sampled his full brother (CCR Santa Fe) and a son (BCLR Wide Load). Wide Load added a bit of leather, but like Range, the calves were born easily and have grown fast so far. For what it's worth I've kept them all.

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Re: CCR Wide Range

Postby Jeanne - Simme Valley » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:19 am

I have never used him. Very difficult to sample all the good ones, because there are so many out there. Phenotype - he looks great - the type I would use. Pedigree is great. Numbers look good, not extreme. Calving Ease with great growth. Moderate priced.
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Re: CCR Wide Range

Postby Bright Raven » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:23 am

Bull looks good. 3/4 blood so he has versatility. Worth checking out.
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Re: CCR Wide Range

Postby jd720 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:45 pm

I used him on an Ebony`s Trademark cow that`s due in Sept. I`m hoping he will add some depth of body It won`t be long till I find out.