Expectation Upward 176B ( Tag 376 ), has climbed to become one of our leading producers and donors . Her outstanding production ratio of 6 / 112 is the highest in the herd . Here is a pedigree you need to study if you ’ re serious about adding high performance – balanced trait genetics to your breeding program . She has produced several sale toppers in our annual Bull Sale and has several daughters working in our program . Her 2020 heifer was the first female we sold from this dynamic producer , selling private treaty to McNeal Angus .
We chose Tehema Patriarch F028 , a calving ease , high performance sire with an extremely well balanced EPD profile for this mating . Patriarch was Tehema Angus Ranch ’ s record selling bull in 2018 selling to ABS Global . Patriarch is a true outlier combining a maternal-based pedigree with added growth and carcass while keeping mature size in check . Patriarch ’ s progeny have been highly sought after in 2020 and 2021 sales . In September , a son sold for $ 75,000 to ST Genetis . Patriarch combines phenotype and genotype to build a cow herd around .
This mating has us excited ! She produced 34 heifer sexed embryos with this mating . 376 ’ s progeny continue to excel each year no matter how she is flushed or bred to calve naturally .
After computing the parent averages for this mating one can see the changes in the high heritalbility carcass traits that can happen in one generation using a high maternal donor dam backed by nearly 5 decades of emphasisis on fertility , maternal traits and performance . Projected nonparent cow EPD percentile rankings for this mating are as follows :
Top 1 % for Calving Ease Maternal , Top 6 % for $ Maternal value index , and PAP score EPD , Top 7 % for Yearling Weight EPD , Heifer Pregnancy EPD , $ Weaned calf value index , & $ Combined value index . Top 10 % for Milk EPD , Top 14 % for Carcass Weight EPD , $ Feedlot value index , & $ BeecValue index , Top 15 % for Calving Ease Direct EPD , and Weaning Weight EPD , Top 19 % for Rib Eye EPD , Top 20 % for Foot Angle EPD , Top 23 % for Scrotal Development EPD and Top 35 % Docility EPD .