Benfield Angus

Breeders of Angus Cattle with Balanced Traits and Extra Muscle and Fleshing Ability
December 2014
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White Ridge Angus

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Headquarters for Hindquarters Angus
19th Annual Bull Sale
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg,Virginia

Benfield Angus is a family-run purebred operation with 40 years experience breeding maternally oriented, practical Angus cattle with muscle. The daily "hands on" that comes with being full-time cattlemen gives us the first hand knowledge necessary to know what works breeding cattle.

We value and use performance records, ultrasound measurements, EPD's and other tools available to assist us breeding cattle. However, selecting cattle is more than just reading numbers. In our quest for balanced trait cattle, we have kept keen pressure on the necessary production traits of fertility, longevity, udder quality, disposition, structural soundness, production efficiency and fleshing ability.

Many of these traits may be difficult to quantify, but they remain necessarily important and can be assessed by observation and experience. We refer to these characteristics as "convenience traits". Consequently, we extensively research sires for use in our program with all of the important economic traits in mind. When we find one that meets our standards, we use him over a period of years so that his contribution is significant and the predictability of our cattle is improved.

WRA Whitley Z10

Whitley
Sire: WRA Topper U13
Dam: WRA Sarah 835W
AAA Registration Number: +17377337
Whitley is a high performance herd sire that combines the added muscle of his sire, Topper, with the wealth of functional traits found in his grandsire, Mirror Image. In addition, Whitley is out of the beautiful 835 dam at White Ridge Angus. We are very pleased with his first calves.
For a December 2014 video of Whitley click here:Whitley Z10

Benfield Colt A45

Benfield Colt A45
Sire: SAV Final Answer 0035
Dam: Benfield Edella 1105 AAA Registration Number: +17669872
Colt, a true herd bull and multidimensional sire with proven genetics on the top and bottom of his pedigree, topped our 2014 sale. While he served cows here at Benfield this spring, he is now at work at Cleremont Farms, LLC in Upperville, VA.

Benfield Angus Farm
Don, Juliana, John, Madison, Kaye and Kendall
Deerfield, Virginia
540-939-4608
don@benfieldangus.com

Benfield Angus and White Ridge Angus are members of the
American Angus Association
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