Saturday, March 15 2014
Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Genetics are the Foundation of Efficient Cow Herds
This year marks the 18th Headquarters for Hindquarters Angus Bull Sale. It will be held at the at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg, Virginia on Saturday, March 15 at 1:00 PM.
The 2014 sale is highlighted by a powerful and impressive set of ET maternal brothers to the AI sires produced in our programs, Benfield Substance 8506, WRA Vindicator, Benfield Reality 6211 and WRA Walker. These ET bulls are sired by Apex Windy 078, Final Answer, Cedar Ridge and Regis. Numerous other herd sire prospects will sell as well.
As America moves to re-build cow numbers, we know that profitable cow herds are built with maternal genetics and not terminal high $beef genetics. We have never sacrificed maternal efficiency and functional traits in our breeding programs. Our low input programs have produced a group of fertile, moderate framed, easy fleshing bulls with calving ease and true muscle. The kind needed to build cow herds!
These Bulls Sell...
Lot# 31 - Benfield Colt A45
"Colt" is a true herd bull and multidimensional sire with proven genetics on the top and bottom of his pedigree. AAA Registration Number: +17669872
Lot #32 - Benfield Answer A62
Lot 32, and ET full brother to Colt, exemplifies the type of balanced trait proven genetics we strive for--he is structurally sound, long-bodied with bred-in maternal performance, low birth and keeping ability on grass.
AAA Registration Number: +17669876
Lot #34 - Benfield Answer A13
Lot 34 is a clean made, sharp fronted calving ease bull by Final Answer and tracing back to one of our herd matriarchs, Benfield Edella 1105.
AAA Registration Number: 17669859
Lot #2 - WRA Windy A15
Lot 2 is our pick of the flush sired by 078 out of the dam of Mirror Image. He is moderate framed, easy fleshing, with added width and post weaning performance.
AAA Registration Number: +17645846
Lot #4 - WRA Windy A4
Here is another impressive 078 X 115P flush member. Heavy boned, heavy muscled, moderate framed and big topped--he will add muscle and maintain maternal value and production traits.
AAA Registration Number: +17645828
Lot #14 - WRA Windy A10
Lot 14 is the highest performer out of the 078 X 139P flush. He possesses an abundance of style, balance and performance.
AAA Registration Number: +17645858
Lot #16 - WRA Windy A6
Lot 16 is a moderate framed, well balanced, big ribbed prospect with excellent muscle and base width.
AAA Registration Number: 17645857
Lot #6 - Benfield Windy A17
Lot 6 is a true herd bull that sorts as one of the best multi-dimensional bulls in the sale. He is wide based and heavy muscled and posted the second highest yearling weight among the Benfield bulls.
AAA Registration Number: 17669859
Lot #12 - Benfield Windy A26
This is a complete and balanced trait bull with a moderate birth weight EPD and outstanding performance.
AAA Registration Number: 17669866
Lot #37 - Benfield Regis A54
The dam of Lot 37 has produced outstanding sons by Image Maker, Game Day, Chisum and Final Answer and as this son illustrates, we can add Regis to the list. A54 is an easy going, deep bodied and big volumed bull that you can mate with heifers or cows.
AAA Registration Number: 17670264
Lot #39 - Benfield Regis A11
Lot 39 is a terrific outcross calving ease prospect. He puts together an attractive phenotype with a low birthweight, above average test gain and yearling performance and extra muscling.
AAA Registration Number: 17670692
Lot #18 - WRA Cedar Run A7
Lot 18 is a high performance, outcross calving ease prospect blessed with an abundance of the essential traits that made the Angus breed great.
AAA Registration Number: +17645832
Lot #20 - WRA Cedar Ridge A13
Lot 20 is a big bodied, visually appealing bull who is sound structured, free moving and moderate in frame size.
AAA Registration Number: 17645844
Lot #28 - Benfield Ridge A43
Lot 28 is a balanced genetic package of calving ease, weaning performance, muscle and maternal value by a son of Cedar Ridge we purchased at Van Dyke Angus.
AAA Registration Number: 17669871
Lot #41 - WRA Mirror Image A20
Lot 41 is an eye appealing, moderate framed herd sire prospect with muscle, performance and stoutness rarely seen in calving ease bulls.
AAA Registration Number: 17645866
Lot #43 - WRA Mirror Image A22
This bull's full brother, WRA Mirror Image Z11, was a featured bull in last year's sale. Lot 43 is just as good--wide based, big volumed, and stout.
AAA Registration Number: 17645865
Lot #45 - WRA Mirror Image A18
Lot 45 is a fault free, well balanced heavy muscled by T10 and out of a dam who records 10 @ 101 WWR and a 362 day calving interval.
AAA Registration Number: 17645818
Lot #54 - Benfield Substance A06
Lot 54 is a cross of Substance x Tracker 458, two bulls with extra power, width, muscle and keeping ability.
/> AAA Registration Number: 17669857
Lot #56 - Benfield Substance A22
Here is another solid calving ease prospect who is sound, free moving and long sided.
AAA Registration Number: 17669864
Lot #67 - Benfield Full Day A50
Lot 67 is a multi-dimensional, outcross herd bull, that is deep bodies, square with excellent weaning performance and maternal value and calving stacked on both sides.
AAA Registration Number: 17669875
Lot #48 - WRA Topper A24
This outstanding Topper son is a full brother in blood to WRA Whitely, now standing at Benfield Angus.
AAA Registration Number: 17645883
Lot #50 - WRA Topper A31
This high performance Topper son is out of one of our most productive T10 daughters that records 2 calves at 109 WWR.
AAA Registration Number: 17645852
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