Sires UsedDawn Bowman

Mr Bow K 304A – Purebred Gelbvieh

304A#2

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We are very excited about 304A’s progeny!  His second crop of calves will be weaned about the third week of September and are meeting and exceeding our expectations.  With added thickness, this homozygous black and hetrozygous polled herdsire has a powerful Genomic Enhanced EPD package!  Out of a perfect uddered dam that Bow K Ranch raised, whose calves come small and wean above average.  She is a Dam of Merit.



Mr Bow K 220Z – 75% Gelbvieh Balancer

220Z
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Excellent calving ease and growth in this black, polled, thick herdsire.  A 75% Gelbvieh Balancer that is easy going and an Igenity score that indicates a 9 for tenderness.  His sons were well received in the “Pot of Gold”  Bull Sale.

The bull pictured is a son of 220Z.




Other Sires Used

For the 2016 calf crop we have utilized the bulls pictured above plus the following A.I. sires:

Red Gelbvieh

Oscar – good calving ease and growth in this homozygous polled 88% purebred bull.

Black Gelbvieh

Lazy TV Sam U451 – calving ease, thickness, good all-around EPD’s with added weaning weight (Purebred Gelbvieh).

Traction (#1218825) –  purebred heterozygous black, homozygous polled Gelbvieh bull with excellent birth to growth numbers and the right phenotype.  He’s also an outcross to many Gelbvieh genetics.

Mr Impact Z204 – a 7/8 purebred that has good calving ease with growth.  Homozygous black and homozygous polled.  (Sire is Black Impact 3960N – Gelbvieh)

High Definition – a polled purebred performance bull with excellent phenotype that we are using on our Sam daughters.  Homozygous black and homozygous polled.  (Sire is Bennett Kingpin – Gelbvieh)

Black Balancer®

Watchman – a homozygous black, homozygous polled bull with excellent birth weight, growth, carcass, and feed efficiency.  (Sire is Scout 553 – Angus)

Marshall – a short gestation bull with excellent calving ease, homozygous polled and heterozygous black with good marbling.  (Sire is In Focus – Angus)

Mr. Bow K 406B – a 38% Gelbvieh, homozygous black and homozygous polled, with above average calving ease and growth.  Tenderness of 10!  (Sire is Hoover Dam – Angus)

Red Angus

Gravity – good all-around bull.

Black Angus

Hoover Dam – a thick calving ease bull with good carcass and maternal traits, and excellent EPD’s for docility.   The daughters out of Hoover Dam make good replacements.

Absolute and 10X met our criteria for calving ease, growth, docility, and carcass traits.  The offspring out of these bulls are looking promising.


For the 2017 calf crop, we have utilized the bulls pictured above plus the following A.I. sires:

Red Gelbvieh

Oscar – good calving ease and growth in this homozygous polled 88% purebred bull.

Black Gelbvieh

Mr Impact Z204 – a 7/8 purebred that has good calving ease with growth. Homozygous black and homozygous polled.   (Sire is Black Impact 3960N – Gelbvieh)

High Definition – a polled purebred performance bull with excellent phenotype that we are using on our Sam daughters. Homozygous black and homozygous polled.   (Sire is Bennett Kingpin – Gelbvieh)

Traction (#1218825) –  purebred heterozygous black, homozygous polled Gelbvieh bull with excellent birth to growth numbers and the right phenotype.  He’s also an outcross to many Gelbvieh genetics.

Granite Yale – a homozygous black, homozygous polled purebred with good maternal strength and phenotype.

Mr. Bow K 541C – a heterozygous black, homozyous polled bull out of Mr. Bow K 304A with excellent calving ease.

Black Balancer®

KCF Bennett Y6 – a 25% Gelbvieh bull that is homozygous black, homozygous polled with excellent calving ease, carcass, and growth.  (Sire is Absolute – Angus)

Bennett B29 – a 50% Gelbvieh with excellent growth and carcass and is homozygous black and homozygous polled.  (Sire is Bennett Dynasty Y158 – Balancer)

BTBR Nevada 1170Y – homozygous black and homozygous polled bull with good calving ease and carcass traits and is 50% Gelbvieh.  (Sire is Final Objective – Angus)

Watchman – a 50% Gelbvieh that is homozygous black, homozygous polled with excellent birth weight, growth, carcass, and feed efficiency.  (Sire is Scout 553 – Angus)

Mr. Bow K 406B – a 38% Gelbvieh, homozygous black and homozygous polled, with above average calving ease and growth.  Tenderness of 10!  (Sire is Hoover Dam – Angus)

Loveless 936C Sandhill – a homozygous polled, heterozygous black, 50% Gelbvieh with good calving ease, growth, and carcass.  (Sire is CTR Sandhills 0065X – Balancer)

Iron Horse – a 75% Gelbvieh, with good performance and carcass traits plus he is homozygous black and homozygous polled.  (Sire is Crazy Horse 138P – Gelbvieh)

Angus

Absolute and 10X met our criteria for calving ease, growth, docility, and carcass traits.