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Hereford and Red Angus Heifers Recruited for Genomics Research

The University of Missouri is recruiting 2,500 Hereford heifers and 2,500 Red Angus heifers to participate in a heifer puberty and fertility genomic research project. Heifers should be registered Hereford, registered Red Angus, or commercial Hereford or Red Angus. Hereford x Red Angus crossbred heifers targeted for the Premium Red Baldy Program would also be a good fit for the research project. Producers must be willing to work with a trained veterinarian to collect the following data: ReproductiveTract Scores collected at a pre-breeding exam 30 to 45 days prior to the start of the breeding season. PelvicMeasurements (height and width) collected at the same pre-breeding exam 30 to 45 days prior to the start of the breeding season. Pregnancy Determination Using Ultrasound reporting fetal age in days. Ultrasound will need to occur no later than 90 days after the start of the breeding season. In addition, heifers must have known birth dates and have weights recorded eithe

Show-Me-Plus™ Heifers to Sell at Kingsville

Seven Show-Me-Plus heifers will sell at the Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Sale on November 25, 2017 at Kingsville Livestock Auction, starting at 11:00 a.m.

A Show-Me-Plus heifer is a registered or commercial heifer that has genomic predictions. For a registered heifer, this means she has GE-EPDs. For commercial heifers, it means she has been tested with a DNA panel providing genomic predictions.

Below is information about the Show-Me-Plus heifers selling in Kingsville.

Balancer Heifers - Show Me Plus(7 hd)
  • Home-raised and very gentle, commercial Balancer heifers raised with low stress handling, rotational grazing and electric fenced trained.
  •  Sired by Seedstock Plus Gelbvieh bulls that are full of performance and growth, maturing into super cows for the new owner.
  •  Bred to Gelbvieh bulls full of performance, ranking in top 1% for milk, 5% for CE, TM and YG.
  •  All heifers are genomically tested and qualify as Show Me Plus.
  •  4-year “Show-Me-Select” Producer.
Consignor: Pleasantview Cattle Co.
Chuck and Tauy Scott
18320 Pleasant View Drive
Weston, MO 64098

816-640-2814

 Projected calving dates:
  • February 14 to March 31, 2018.
  • Natural-bred to Gelbvieh bull



Service Sires
Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs)
NATURAL SERVICE SIRES
CED
BW
WW
YW
Milk
CW
Mrb
RE
Fat
Young Gun (Balancer)
+21
(.34)
-5.6
(.41)
+52
(.35)
+68
(.36)
+22
(.25)
+1
(.30)
+.55
(.52)
+.10
(.26)
-.01
(.38)
Rose Hill Gigolo (Gelbvieh)
+17 (.34)
+0.5 (.40)
+84
(.34)
+115
(.35)
+48
(.27)
+38
(.29)
-.08
(.52)
+.77
(.26)
-.05
(.38)


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