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South Devon bulls prove to be an excellent set In midland Bull test

The South Devon bulls, lots 800 through 849, are slated to sell on April 3 following the Red Angus Sale. 

South Devon ADG leaders

The average daily gain (ADG) category for the South Devons was dominated by MJB Ranch of Lodge Grass, Mont., who consigned the entire group of top performing bulls. 

The top ADG South Devon bull was lot 811 with a ratio of 121. Lot 811 is a son of MMM Untouchable W810 with EPDs of BW 1.5, WW 39, M 27, YW 71, a RFI of 1.94 and an Efficiency Ratio of 105. 

Second is lot 847 with an ADG ratio of 120. The son of DLCC MT Dundee 9Y showed EPDs of BW 5.6, WW 42, M 24, YW 92, a RFI of 0.51 and an Efficiency Ratio of 99. 

Lot 830 took the third placed slot with ADG ratio of 119. He is a son of Cimarron Rebel 941W with EPDs of BW 3.3, WW 59, M 29, YW 109, a RFI of -4.70 and an Efficiency Ratio of 118. 

In fourth was lot 834 with an ADG ratio of 118. A son of DLCC Legend 145T, lot 834 came in with EPDs of BW 1.1, WW 44, M 30, YW 77, a RFI of 3.74 and an Efficiency Ratio of 85. 

Finally, lot 827 came in fifth with an ADG ratio of 117. Lot 827 is a son of DLCC MT Dundee 9Y with EPDs of BW 2.7, WW 48, M 31, YW 93, a RFI of 0.40 and an Efficiency Ratio of 103. 

South Devon WDA leaders

In looking at weight per day of age (WDA) for the South Devon bulls, lot 802 tops the breed with a WDA of 3.68. The lot is consigned by Haycow of Lincoln, Calif. He is a son of DLCC Sure Thing Too 119T with EPDs of BW 0.4, WW 37, M 23, YW 69, a RFI of 1.26 and an Efficiency Ratio of 94. 

Second is lot 830 with a WDA of 3.57. Lot 830 is consigned by MJB Ranch of Lodge Grass, Mont. He is a son of Cimarron Rebel 941W with EPDs of BW 3.3, WW 59, M 29, YW 109, a RFI of -4.70 and an Efficiency Ratio of 118. 

Lot 801, with a WDA of 3.28, came in the third position. Consigned by Haycow of Lincoln, Calif., he is a son of DLCC Sure Thing Too 119T with EPDs of BW 0.7, WW 38, M 23, YW 71, a RFI of 4.40 and an Efficiency Ratio of 72. 

Tied for fourth with WDAs of 3.27 are lots 844 and 847, both consigned by MJB Ranch of Lodge Grass, Mont. 

Lot 844 is a son of DLC The Rock 52T with EPDs of BW 3.9, WW 64, M 39, YW 112, a RFI of -0.46 and an Efficiency Ratio of 87. 

Lot 847 is a son of DLCC MT Dundee 9Y with EPDs of BW 5.6, WW 42, M 24, YW 92, a RFI of 0.51 and an Efficiency Ratio of 99. 

Rounding out the class, fifth in WDA for the South Devon bull is lot 839 with a WDA of 3.25. Lot 839 is consigned by MJB Ranch of Lodge Grass, Mont. and is a son of TLC Macrae 945X with EPDs of BW 5.4, WW 56, M 23, YW 99, a RFI of 0.91 and an Efficiency Ratio of 97.

South Devon Sire Group Leaders

The top sire group for ADG in the South Devon division was a group sired by MMM Untouchable W810. MJB Ranch of Lodge Grass, Mont. consigned the entry, which consisted of lots 807, 808 and 811. They had an average ADG of 3.53. 

Second, also consigned by MJB Ranch, was a group of sons sired by DLCC MT Dundee 9Y. Lots 825, 827 and 847 had an average ADG of 3.45.

The top sire group for WDA in the South Devon division was a group sired by DLCC Sure Thing Too 119T consigned by Haycow of Lincoln, Calif. Lots 801, 802 and 803 had an average WDA of 3.39. 

Second was consigned by MJB Ranch of Lodge Grass, Mont. with a group of sons sired by MMM Untouchable W810. Lots 809, 811 and 818 had an average WDA of 3.18.