Spring Bull Sale 2018

WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 2018

HILLGROVE, BOOROWA NSW | 1pm Auction

In the preparation of these bulls I believe there are two things that separate our bulls from others in the breed. Firstly, each bull is given a full veterinary supervised serving test. This is a demanding and time-consuming process but critical for understanding each bull’s ability to serve.

Secondly, we focus on making these cattle true to type by not supplementary feeding them. Despite the tough season we have minimised supplementary feeding of the sale bulls to approximately six weeks during the Autumn period where they were fed with DDG pellets. No bulls at Kenny’s Creek have been fed on whole white cotton seed. Beyond this they have been fed exclusively on grass and it was only due to the challenging climatic conditions that we undertook the DDG pellet feeding. In doing this these bulls are ready for joining in spring.

In the sale we have 29 lots bred by Kenny’s Creek Angus using artificial insemination, these include Kenny’s Creek H16, H147, K2 and J223. All of these bulls display a balance of growth and carcase which we prize in our stud and commercial herd.

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Lot 52 . KENNY'S CREEK RESOURCE M227 (AI) (HBR)

  • ANIMAL ID: NDIM227
  • DOB: 10/08/2016
  • GENETIC STATUS: AMFU, NHFU, CAFU, DDFU

Heaps of muscle in this Resource son. The D78 dam adds some growth to the Resource bull, this bull is well above breed average for 200 day, 400 day and 600 day growth.

BIRTH GROWTH FERTILITY CARCASE
  DIR
(%)
DTRS
(%)
GL
(days)
BWT
(kg)
200
(kg)
400
(kg)
600
(kg)
MWT
(kg)
Milk
(kg)
SS
(cm)
DC
(days)
CWT
(kg)
EMA
(sq.cm)
Rib
(mm)
Rump
(mm)
RBY
(%)
IMF
(%)
EBV 0.7 1.1 -5.6 5 53 99 127 111 16 99 -4.6 75 5.5 0.8 0.4 1 0.5
Acc 0.46 0.36 0.84 0.73 0.64 0.63 0.64 0.6 0.51 0.6 0.34 0.57 0.56 0.59 0.56 0.54 0.55
TRAITS OBSERVED GL, CE, BWT
INDEX VALUES
Angus Breeding Domestic Heavy Grain Heavy Grass Heavy
122 118 117 124
STRUCTURAL ASSESSMENTS
F R F R Hind Rear SN 1-5 Muscle Temp
6 6 6 6 5 5 4 C+ 2
USA17016597 S A V Resource 1441   Rito 707 of Ideal 3407 7075  
S A V Blackcap May 4136  
NDIJ261 Kenny’s Creek Bara J261 (AI)   Millah Murrah Equator D78 (AI)  
Kenny’s Creek Bara E117 (AI)  

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