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Connealy Lead On

Postby Oldtimer » Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:38 am

Just wondering if anyone had any experience with this bull? Reason is I was talking with a friend of mine yesterday that said he was getting huge inconsistency in birth weights out of his heifers- out of 45 calves on the ground the weights were running between 60 and 92 lbs-- where in years past with other bulls he said you would almost think the scale was broke- they'd all be so close together in weight... Hasn't had much problems- but they sure vary in size.....These heifers are all 878 daughters.....

He was supposed to start calving Sunday the 20th, but already has 45 on ground out of 70- first calf came 20 days early...

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Postby Jason » Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:23 am

I've never used Lead On but 878 was very inconsistant here on birth weights. We had some over 100 pounds and some as low as 65.

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Postby alabama » Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:30 am

Wow Leedon calves out of 878 daugthers!! I want some of those calves. How about pick me out the 4 top weaning heifer calves?

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Postby Guest » Wed Feb 23, 2005 9:59 pm

I have about 50 Lead On's and have been fairly accurate from 68 to 82. They are out of heifer's and cows.

Calves are real growers can tell a huge diiference in a month.

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Postby guest - bull » Wed Mar 02, 2005 7:05 am

We found that 878's birth weights followed the cow. High birth weight cow - high birth weight calf ....... They make nice cows.

Lead On calves have been very consistant for us (no high birthweights). They really grow and are attractive.


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