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SAV Bruiser

Postby Lazy M » Sun Nov 22, 2015 6:59 pm

Any thoughts on this ABS bull? He looks kind of weak-backed in his picture, but in the test data (promoted by ABS) it looks like his off spring are real standouts. I also like that he traces back to GAR Gridmaker; who I still consider about the most powerful black angus bull ever (I wish that GAR hadn't veered away from this approach)..
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby cow pollinater » Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:14 pm

I've only seen three of them in person and really liked them and the only complaint I've heard was that they don't match the rest of the calves because they grow so well on limited feed that they really weigh up compared to other AI sired calves here in CA. Repeat customers seems to be what is driving his sales and he's a top seller so he's doing something right. I've really considered using him myself a few times on commercial cows and I'm about as picky as it gets when it comes to bull selection.
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby Lazy M » Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:14 pm

Calves growing too fast is a complaint that I'd like to have.
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby Son of Butch » Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:57 pm

I like that ABS runs Angus Sire Alliance commercial testing. I think it helps sort the wheat from the chaff at an earlier age
and gives me more confidence in the epds of the bulls that come out of it.
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby Lazy M » Mon Nov 30, 2015 6:00 pm

I ended up breeding 15 to Bruiser (heifers), and 10 cows to the hereford bull Ribeye. Hopefully they take. They were sure having a lovefest prior to breeding..
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby cow pollinater » Mon Nov 30, 2015 7:06 pm

Good choices. I really like rib eye as well. I've seen a bunch of them on calves where they retained ownership and everyone in the chain likes them.
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby tnwalkingred » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:45 pm

I'm not in love with the picture of him but judging by his numbers he is one of my favorite SAV Bulls. I often wonder why they don't post updated pictures on the sites.

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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby Lazy M » Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:57 am

tnwalkingred wrote:I'm not in love with the picture of him but judging by his numbers he is one of my favorite SAV Bulls. I often wonder why they don't post updated pictures on the sites.

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His picture is not impressive but everyone that I spoke to about him raved about his offspring..
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby tnwalkingred » Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:05 am

I know it's hard to remember things that will happen 9 months from now but try and remember to give us an update when those Bruiser and Ribeye calves hit the ground!

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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby Air gator » Sun Jul 03, 2016 11:18 pm

Any updates on SAV Bruiser? Anyone have any calves out of him? There seem to be a lot of show calves out of him...but the photos are hard to judge. Do they have straight backs? Thanks in advance.
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby frieghttrain » Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:46 pm

cow pollinater wrote:Good choices. I really like rib eye as well. I've seen a bunch of them on calves where they retained ownership and everyone in the chain likes them.

I thought you live in OK :???:
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby cow pollinater » Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:52 pm

frieghttrain wrote:
cow pollinater wrote:Good choices. I really like rib eye as well. I've seen a bunch of them on calves where they retained ownership and everyone in the chain likes them.

I thought you live in OK :???:

I do now. I packed up and left CA a few months ago. This thread is from last year. :D
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby frieghttrain » Wed Jul 06, 2016 3:06 pm

Ok that makes sense :mrgreen: Did you bring them Limos with you?
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby cow pollinater » Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:17 pm

frieghttrain wrote:Ok that makes sense :mrgreen: Did you bring them Limos with you?

No, native cattle are always better. I sold out and started over. I had a handful that I really hated to let go of but overall it was the best choice and I found some registered stock here that made for a fantastic starting point.
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Re: SAV Bruiser

Postby Lazy M » Sun Aug 21, 2016 9:32 pm

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Here's the first bruiser bull calf from the fall bred heifer group. Should have 12 more coming. Came quick, went right to nursing, no issues. Prob weigh around 75#
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