Forager 817's genomics reveal scores for top 3% for Heifer Pregnancy, top 29% for Birth Weight, Top 28% for Marbling and 31% for Tenderness.
817's Dam has produced 7 calves with a 374 day calving interval ; an average BW of 69 lbs and an
average weaning ratio of 98, average yearling ratio of 104.
Maternal Grand Dam has produced 10 calves with a 368 calving interval;
an average BW of 77 lbs.; average weaning ratio 103; average yearling ratio 101.
Forager 817 can be used to produce fertile, efficient, moderate sized cows which can thrive in a low cost, all forage (fescue) environment. When compared to all Angus sires listed in the Fall 2022 Angus Sire Evaluation Summary, there are no other bulls in the Angus breed which can match Forager 817's combination of $EN (Feed) Savings, $ Maternal, $Carcass Grid Value, and $ Combined (total added dollars for all traits).
Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue Proven and demonstrated Internal parasite resistance. Excellent hoof structure.
High quality semen (98% live sperm count).
Adding Forager 817 genetics to your herd will improve the functionality, productivity, and overall value of your herd while lowering maintenance and replacement costs, particularly important for producers desiring to limit their inputs. Contact us for more information or to place an order for semen.
A closer look at this bulls claw and angle. Also notice his calm disposition on full display. Video taken at 5 years of age.
This bull tracks fluidly in slippery January Kentucky pastures. Video taken at 4 years of age.
Dutch Creek Beulah 438 005. Maternal sister to Forager 817. Sired by Conneally Capitalist. Another low maintenance female who checks all of our boxes. Sound mover out in the field, with beautiful udder structure and great fleshing ability.