Sires UsedDawn Bowman

Mr Bow K 304A – Purebred Gelbvieh


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We are very excited about 304A’s potential!  His first calves have been weaned and are meeting and exceeding our expectations.  With added thickness, this homozygous black and polled herdsire has a powerful Genomic Enhanced EPD package!  Out of a perfect uddered dam whose calves come small and wean above average.

Mr Bow K 220Z – 75% Gelbvieh Balancer

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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 first sons were well received in last year’s “Pot of Gold”  Bull Sale.

The bull pictured is a son of 220Z.

Other Sires Used

For the 2015 calf crop we have used the following A.I. sires:

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.

Jackpot – another purebred Gelbvieh bull with good growth and carcass numbers and he’s homozygous black and polled.

Black Balancer®

Watchman – a homozygous black, homozygous polled bull with excellent birth weight, growth, carcass, and feed efficiency.

Red Angus

Pinnacle – excellent calving ease, growth, and carcass.

Black Angus

Hoover Dam – a thick calving ease bull with good carcass and maternal traits, and excellent EPD’s for docility.

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

Black Gelbvieh

Mr Impact Z204 – a 7/8 purebred that has good calving ease with growth.

High Definition – a polled purebred performance bull with excellent phenotype that we are using on our Sam daughters.

Red Gelbvieh

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


Absolute and 10X met our criteria for calving ease, growth, docility, and carcass traits.  We are excited to see how these work for us.