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Postby Bird » Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:47 pm

What BBF simmental bull out there would you guys use to make females?
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Bright Raven » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:42 am

Bird wrote:What BBF simmental bull out there would you guys use to make females?
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Do you mean BWF? Built Right has been known as a great female maker. He will usually put a little white on the forehead. His semen is not readily available.

I have been using HPF Optimizer to produce my replacement females and he definitely throws plenty of white.
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Bird » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:19 am

Yes I mean a BWF bull. Thanks
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Franke » Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:35 pm

Ironhide or multiple other lock and load sons.
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Postby Lucky_P » Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:56 pm

PRS Blazin' Hot W192 made some really nice heifers here, with most having white/blaze faces... they're calving out now; had been worried about low milk, but they look like they're gonna have plenty.
ASR Longevity Y184 throwing a lot of chrome in the calves hitting the ground right now...
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Postby Jeanne - Simme Valley » Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:55 pm

GLS New Direction - great calves, cheap semen
CSCX Bandwagon - does carry the scur gene
TKCC Classified - great calves
LLSF Uprising - expensive - need stout cow
W/C Loaded Up - don't have any calves yet
W/C Bankroll - don't have any calves yet
I only breed to bulls that I think will give me GREAT females.
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Son of Butch » Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:12 pm

Franke wrote:Ironhide or multiple other lock and load sons.

Isn't it odd to refer to Ironhide as simmental when his dna is a minimum of 50% angus or perhaps even +51% angus?
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Jeanne - Simme Valley » Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:40 pm

Son of Butch wrote:
Franke wrote:Ironhide or multiple other lock and load sons.

Isn't it odd to refer to Ironhide as simmental when his dna is a minimum of 50% angus or perhaps even +51% angus?

I understand what you are saying. But, he is a registered Simmental (half blood) - not registered Angus, even tho he is 1/2 Angus.
I don't use 1/2 blood bulls. I was not familiar with his pedigree. I knew the name and that was all, so I couldn't comment.
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Franke » Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:43 pm

Bandwagon half blood just won MN State 4H show. Lock and load son (Load Limit) sired reserve overall.
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Franke » Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:45 pm

Son of Butch wrote:
Franke wrote:Ironhide or multiple other lock and load sons.

Isn't it odd to refer to Ironhide as simmental when his dna is a minimum of 50% angus or perhaps even +51% angus?

I never saw where it was said purebred.
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Bright Raven » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:03 pm

Jeanne - Simme Valley wrote:
Son of Butch wrote:
Franke wrote:Ironhide or multiple other lock and load sons.

Isn't it odd to refer to Ironhide as simmental when his dna is a minimum of 50% angus or perhaps even +51% angus?

I understand what you are saying. But, he is a registered Simmental (half blood) - not registered Angus, even tho he is 1/2 Angus.
I don't use 1/2 blood bulls. I was not familiar with his pedigree. I knew the name and that was all, so I couldn't comment.


I used him last fall. He is a half blood and like you, I much prefer purebred but I sure like all my Ironhide calves.
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby kentuckyguy » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:00 pm

Lucky_P wrote:PRS Blazin' Hot W192 made some really nice heifers here, with most having white/blaze faces... they're calving out now; had been worried about low milk, but they look like they're gonna have plenty.
ASR Longevity Y184 throwing a lot of chrome in the calves hitting the ground right now...


I really like ASR Longevity Y184 myself until I seen the milk EPD. If you are wanting to make females wouldn’t a 12.6 milk EPD worry you?
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Son of Butch » Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:54 pm

Franke wrote:
Son of Butch wrote:
Franke wrote:Ironhide or multiple other lock and load sons.

Isn't it odd to refer to Ironhide as simmental when his dna is a minimum of 50% angus or perhaps even +51% angus?

I never saw where it was said purebred.

I never saw where it said less than 50% Simmental = Simmental.

Then again it's the 21st century and the new norm seems to be to allow any or all to choose their own standards
about everything. Just Saying......
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby True Grit Farms » Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:05 am

Pimp your breed anyway and whenever you can.
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Re: BBF Simm

Postby Jeanne - Simme Valley » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:47 am

Grit - Let's be realistic here. Angus introduced "other breeds" so that they could compete in size many years ago. Herefords within 2 years got bigger, goggled eyed and white patterns changed. Hmmmm
At least our breed introduces other breeds into the mix officially. We have open books. We "know" what mixture is in our cattle - do you?
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