Young bull to critique.

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Young bull to critique.

Post by southernultrablack » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:55 am

I’ve posted one of these pics before, but just wanted for y’all to critique this bull calf. Good or bad doesn’t matter. He’s a 5 month old Balancer out of a 4 year old Connealy Contrast cow.
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Re: Young bull to critique.

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:18 am

Okay, I'll break the ice. His sheath could stand a trim.

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Re: Young bull to critique.

Post by sim.-ang.king » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:44 am

Cleaner neck, and sheath, but that's about normal for a balancer. Some more butt wouldn't hurt, and without seeing him walk I would say more flex in his hock. Does have a good belly, and front end on him.
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Re: Young bull to critique.

Post by Boot Jack Bulls » Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:11 pm

I like his rib shape and natural mass. I also like his head shape and bone mass. He is heavy fronted for his age and I don't care for the angle of his hocks in the more recent pictures.
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Re: Young bull to critique.

Post by ALACOWMAN » Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:49 pm

sim.-ang.king wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:44 am
Cleaner neck, and sheath, but that's about normal for a balancer. Some more butt wouldn't hurt, and without seeing him walk I would say more flex in his hock. Does have a good belly, and front end on him.
What ever you do with him ought to feed well.
That sheath could be cleaned up a bit by trimming the excess hair..could cause a hair ring in the future when he starts breeding ..but they get a looser sheath from the Gelbvieh side ...he's a decent looking bull..
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