Angus genetics showcased at 2012 NWSS Carload & Pen Show
Angus producers competed for top honors during the 2012 National Western Stock Show (NWSS) Angus Carload & Pen Show, Jan. 14 in Denver, CO. Three carloads and 34 pens-of-three were showcased in the Yards during the 106th NWSS.
Rick Blanchard, Firebaugh, CA; Jonathan Perry, Fayetteville, TN; and Jeff Gooden, Iberia, MO; evaluated the bulls and selected champions.
Express Angus Ranches, Yukon, OK, claimed grand champion carload, with 10 January and February 2011 bulls sired by Connealy Consensus 7229; Sitz Upward 307R; EXAR Worldwide 9600B; Rito 6EM3 of 4L1 Emblazon; and B/R New Day 454. The group weighed an average of 1,420 pounds and posted an average scrotal circumference of 40.5 centimeters.
Flesch Angus, Shelby, MT, exhibited the reserve grand champion carload with January and February 2011 bulls sired by Connealy Revenue 7289, Soo Line Kodiak 9143; Sitz Upward 307R; Connealy Stimulus 8419; and S A V Iron Mountain 8066. The 10 bulls posted an average weight of 1,310 pounds, and an average scrotal circumference of 37.9 centimeters.
Express Angus Ranches, Yukon, OK, showcased the grand champion pen-of-three with January, February and March 2011 sons of Dameron First Class and S A V Bismarck 5682. The trio posted an average weight of 1,282 pounds and an average scrotal circumference of 35.7 centimeters. The bulls first won late calf champion pen-of-three.
Bush Angus, Britton, SD, captured the reserve grand champion pen-of-three title after first winning reserve late calf champion pen-of-three. The March 2011 sons of Vin-Mar O’Reilly Factor and Soo Line Kodiak 8073 posted an average weight of 1,258 pounds and an average scrotal circumference of 37.3 centimeters.
– American Angus Association