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Red Angus represents an excellent set of bulls in 2013 test

The Red Angus bulls were split into two groups – green tags and yellow tags. The green tag group consists of bulls who are at or below breed average EPDs for BW and are 84 pounds and under for actual birth weight. 

Red Angus Green Tag ADG Leaders

In the green tag group, lot 804 topped the group with an ADG ratio of 136. The bull was sired by Red Fine Line Mulberry26P and consigned by Hay Cow of Lincoln, Calif. He has EPDs of BW -1.6 WW 50 M 23 YW 79.

Taking second for the group was lot 756 with an ADG ratio of 129. Sired by LCC Major League A502M, the bull was consigned by Lyle Taylor of Vernal, Utah and has EPDs of BW -1.5 WW 67 M 21 YW 97.

Lot 822 slipped into the third place spot with an ADG ratio of 121. Pingetzer Six Iron Ranch of Shoshoni consigned the bull, which was sired by HXC Conquest 4405P. It has EPDs of BW -2.1 WW 58 M 20 YW 90.

Two bulls, lot 775 and lot 814, split the fourth place spot with an ADG ratio of 120.

Lot 775 was sired by Red Crowfoot Ole’s Oscar and consigned by Hornung Red Angus of Cottage Grove, Wisc. The bull has EPDs of BW -1.6 WW 58 M 24 YW 86.

Hay Cow of Lincoln, Calif. consigned lot 814. The bull, sired by HayCow 1925 Cash 712, has EPDs of BW -2.1 WW 16 M 7 YW 18.

Also consigned by Hay Cow was the fifth place ADG leader, lot 816, with a ratio of 119. The bull, sired by Laflins Cutting Edge 2075, has EPDs of BW -2.5 WW 46 M 25 YR 75.

Taking the sixth place spot with an ADG ratio of 118 was lot 719. Holden Ranch of Reedpoint, Mont. consigned the bull, which was sired by Holden Top Notch 011. The bull has EPDs of BW -1.8 WW 70 M 16 YW 112.

Sealing the seventh place spot, with an ADG ratio of 117, was lot 778. Messmer Packer 5008 sired the Hornung Red Angus consignment. He has EPDs of BW -2.7 WW 52 M 19 YW 80.

Red Angus Yellow Tag ADG Leaders

In the yellow tag group, easily taking the top spot for ADG leaders was lot 702, with an ADG ratio of 123. The bull was sired by KCC BreakThru W972 and consigned by Holden Ranch of Reedpoint, Mont. He has EPDs of BW 1 WW 86 M 17 YW 127.

Hay Cow of Lincoln, Calif. consigned the bulls taking the second, third, fourth and fifth spots for yellow tag ADG leaders.

In second was lot 800, a son of Red Fine Line Mulberry 26P, with an ADG ratio of 117. He has EPDs of BW -0.8 WW 65 M 21 YW 105.

Lot 808 slipped in at third with an ADG ratio of 116. The bull was sired by HayCow 1925 Cash 712 and has EPDs of BW 2.2 WW 47 M 10 YW 68.

In fourth was lot 805, sired by Red Fine Line Mulberry 26P. The bull had an ADG ratio of 114 and EPDs of BW -0/3 WW 50 M 23 YW 81.

Following in a close fifth was lot 809, a son of HayCow 1925 Cash 712, with an ADG ratio of 113. The bull has EPDs of BW 0.7 WW 39 M 12 YW 57.

Lots 720 and 760 took the sixth place spots for ADG in the yellow tag Red Angus group, posting a ratio of 112. 

Lot 720 was consigned by Kukuipahu Ranch, LLC of Hawi, Hawaii and was sired by Feddes Atlas 12S. His EPDs are Bw -0.9 WW 60 M 22 YW 88.

Lot 760, sired by T Cherokee 09, was consigned by Sorensen Land and Livestock of Altamont, Utah and has EPDs of BW -0.7 WW 57 M 21 YW 86.

Finishing out the top ADG leaders in the group was lot 704 with a ratio of 110. Sired by KCC BreakThru W972, the bull was consigned by Holden Ranch of Reedpoint, Mont. and has EPDs of BW 0.2 W 74 M 16 YW 117.

Red Angus Green Tag WDA Leaders

Setting a high bar for the green tag WDA leaderboard, with a WDA of 4.00 was lot 804, consigned by Hay Cow of Lincoln, Calif. The bull was sired by Red Fine Line Mulberry 26P and has EPDs of BW -1.6 WW 50 M 23 YW 79.

Coming in second was a WDA of 2.67 by lot 756. The bull was sired by LCC Major League A502M and consigned by Lyle Taylor of Vernal, Utah. He has EPDs of BW -1.5 WW 67 M 21 YW 97.

Third place for the group went to a Messemer Packer 5008 son, lot 778. Hornung Red Angus of Cottage Grove, Wisc. consigned the bull. He has EPDs of BW   -2.7 WW 52 M 19 YW 80.

A WDA of 3.49 took the fourth place slot for lot 816. The bull was sired by Laflins Cutting Edge 2075 and consigned by Hay Cow of Lincoln, Calif. He has EPDs of BW -2.5 WW 46 M 25 YW 75.

Another bull consigned by Hay Cow, lot 814, took fifth place honors with a WDA of 3.46. The bull was sired by HayCow 1925 Cash 712 and has EPDs of BW -2.1 WW 16 M 7 YW 18.

Tying for sixth were lots 724 and 801, posting a WDA of 3.45. 

Lot 724, consigned by Finger Lakes Cattle Co. of Penn Yan, N.Y. and sired by LJC Mission Statement P27, has EPDs of BW -1.3 WW 68 M 19 YW 110.

Lot 801, a Laflins Cutting Edge 2075 son, was also consigned by Hay Cow and has EPDs of BW -2 WW 51 M 20 YW 75.

Finishing the group with a WDA of 3.42 was the seventh place bull, lot 755. The bull is a son of Red Six Mile Sakic 8325 and was consigned by Bastian Red Angus of Neola, Utah. He has EPDs of BW -1.3 WW 56 M 25 YW 83.

Red Angus Yellow Tag WDA leaders

Bulls consigned by Hay Cow of Lincoln, Calif. dominated the WDA leaderboard for the Red Angus yellow tag group.

Taking the top spot, with a WDA of 4.08 was Haycow-consigned lot 818. The bull was sired by Laflins Cutting Edge 2075 and has EPDs of BW -0.3 WW 69 M 25 YW 101.

Lot 800, sired by Red Fine Line Mulberry26P, took the second spot, posting a WDA of 3.89. The bull has EPDs of BW -0.8 WW 65 M 21 YW 105.

Breaking into the top three with a WDA of 3.88 was lot 702, consigned by Holden Ranch of Reedpoint, Mont. The bull, which was sired by KCC BreakThru W972, has EPDs of BW 1 WW 86 M 17 YW 127.

In fourth was lot 810 with a WDA of 3.73. Hay Cow also consigned this bull, which was sired by HayCow 1925 Cash 712 and has EPDs of BW 0.2 WW 57 M 1 YW 78.

Lot 806, also consigned by Hay Cow, took the fifth spot with a WDA of 3.72. Sired by Red Fine Line Mulberry26P, the bull has EPDs of BW -0.3 WW 74 M 16 YW 112.

Lots 808 and 760 tied for the sixth place WDA slot, with a 3.70.

Lot 760, a son of T Cherokee 09, was consigned by Sorensen Land and Livestock of Altamont, Utah and has EPDs of BW -0.7 WW 57 M 21 YW 86.

Lot 808, also a Hay Cow consignment, is a son of HayCow 1925 Cash 712, and has EPDs of BW 2.2 WW 47 M 10 YW 68.

The category was also rounded out by a tie between lots 812 and 706 with a WDA of 3.65.

Lot 812, another HayCow 1925 Cash 712 son consigned by Hay Cow, has EPDs of BW -0.3 WW 56 M 10 YW 83.

Holden Ranch also consigned lot 706, a KCC BreakThru W972 son that has EPDs of BW 1.1 WW 85 M 15 YW 127.

Red Angus ADG Sire Group leaders

Leading the sire groups in ADG was again a group of three bulls consigned by Hay Cow of Lincoln, Calif. The three sons of Red Fine Line Mulberry 26P posted an average ADG of 3.88 and were lots 800, 804 and 805.

Hay Cow also consigned the second ADG-leading sire group in lots 808, 809 and 814. The bulls were sired by HayCow 1925 Cash 712 and had an average ADG of 3.78.

Holden Ranch of Reedpoint, Mont. has the third and fourth leading sire groups for ADG.

Lots 702, 704 and 707 came in third with an ADG of 3.73. They were sired by KCC BreakThru W972.

Fourth went to three sons of Holden Top Notch 011, lots 714, 715 and 719, with and ADG of 3.62. 

Hay Cow finished up the ADG sire group leaders with lots 816, 817 and 818. The sons of Laflins Cutting Edge 2075 had an average ADG of 3.61.

Red Angus WDA Sire Group leaders

For the leading sire groups for WDA, Hay Cow of Lincoln, Calif. Consigned the top three sire groups.

Lots 800, 804 and 806 took the top spot. The three sons of Red Fine Line Mulberry 26P had an average WDA of 3.87.

In second were three sons of Haycow 1925 Cash 712, lots 808, 810 and 812, with an average WDA of 3.69.

The third place winning sire group had an average WDA of 3.67 and went to lots 801, 816 and 818, sired by Laflins Cutting Edge 2075.

Dropping into the fourth place slot were lots 705, 706 and 707 with an average WDA of 3.53. The sons of KCC BreakThru W 972 were consigned by Holden Ranch of Reedpoint, Mont.

Sealing the fifth high average WDA were sons of LJC Mission Statement P27, lots 723, 724 and 725, consigned by Finger Lakes Cattle Co. of Penn Yan, N.Y.