Club Calf Experiment

I don’t know if on year 3 it is still an experiment?? We AIed 10 cows to sexed Fur Trader semen, and our beloved Foxxy Cleopatra also had a calf by an Angus bull. 

Last but not least, C109, Kaine’s second steer. His name is Sam Stands Alone, he is also by Fur Trader and out of a Hereford cow, that is a Times A Wastin daughter

108C is Foxxy’s heifer, “Avery,” is is by BK Equinox 904. Avery was born 12/20/20.

C107 next, “Chief Rainwater”, is a brother to Kaine’s steers below, Austin and Cupid. Kaine is going to show Roarke. He was born 12/16/20.

Next we have our fancy heifer calf 105C, “Monica,” she is by Fur Trader and out of a Hereford cow, “Pinda,” a daughter of B1059. Kaine is going to show Monica.

C104, “Cowboy,” is another Fur Trader bull calf by Angus cow, BK Horseshoe Pride 201, she is by a son of Ankonian Equinox and out of a Bon View New Design 1407. He was born 12/9/20. This is Kades.

Our next Fur Trader calf C103, “Mo,” is also out of an Angus cow, a Connealy Confidence 0100 daughter. Mo was born 12/9/20. Mo is Anna’s.

C101 and C102 are twin bull calves, “Malcom” and “Teal.” They are out of an Angus cow, BK Chiquita 218, she is by a son of Ankonian Equinox and out of a Bon View New Design 1407. They were born November 30, 2020. Yes, one is black and one is a smokey. Malcom (C101) is Anna’s and Teal (C102) is Kade.

In our 2020 we continued on with the club calf experiment. We AIed 8 registered Angus cows, 1 Registered Hereford cow and 1 Hereford cross cow to clubby bulls. In December 2019 we had 4 steers and 2 heifers. 1 of the steer and 1 heifer were by Dakota Gold and the other 3 steers heifer were by Loaded for Bear.

001C, Dash, is by Dakota Gold and out of a Connealy Confidence 0100 daughter.

C002 is out only smokey this year. He is by Dakota Gold and out of Kade’s cow, Bayley. His is name is Donner.

C003, Cupid, is out of a Hereford commercial cow and Loaded for Bear. This is Kaine’s calf.

C004, Blizten, is Jaxsen’s calf. He is by Dakota Gold and out of Jaxsen’s Angus cow, Puddin.

C005, Cupid, is out of BK Susie 903, a Danny Boy daughter and Loaded for Bear.

006C, Vixen, is out of an Angus cow and Loaded for Bear.

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In 2018 we decided we were gong to try raising some club calves for the kids to show. We AIed 9 registered Angus cows and 1 Hereford cross cow to clubby bulls. So in 2019 we had 4 steers and 1 heifer. 3 of the steers and 1 heifer were by Dakota Gold and the other steer was by Fu Manchu.

Foxy, Fatty B and Goldmember all did really well at the Sasquatch Showdown. Results below:

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The first one of our 2019 calves was Nigel, he is out of BK Horseshoe Pride 201, she is by a son of Ankonian Equinox and out of a Bon View New Design 1407. His sire is Dakota Gold. Nigel was supposed to go to Spokane, but due to COVID, he was only shown virtually.

Our second one, Austin, is by Fun Manchu and out of a Hereford commercial cow. Autsin was supposed to go to Benton Franklin, but due to COVID, the Benton Franklin Fair was canceled. However, Kaine did take him to some jackpot shows. He was Grand and Reserve champion in showmanhip in several and was a class winner in market.

Our heifer, Foxxy Cleopatra, was born in the middle. She is out of BK Susie 452, a fancy cow by S A V Platinum 0010. 452’s dam is BK Susie 721, a daughter of B/R Frontrange 052. Foxy’s sire is Dakota Gold. We have been really happy with how well Foxy is doing at the virtual shows, she was the Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer at the Sasquatch Showdown and has won her class at numerous other online shows.

Next, we have Mr Fatty B, he is out of BK Susie 903, a Danny Boy daughter that is out of BR Frontrange 052 daughter. Mr Fatty B is also by Dakota Gold. He was also supposed to go to Benton Franklin but it was canceled due to COVID. He was show at virual shows and made it to a few jaackpots. He was a great show steer and was Reserve Market a a few.

And Lastly, we have Goldmember, he is out of BK Eriska 917, who is out of an Ankonian Equinox daughter and a Cornhusker cow. Goldmember is also by Dakota Gold. He was also supposed to go to Benton Franklin but it was canceled due to COVID. He was shown at virual shows and made it to a few jackpots. He was a great show steer and was Reserve Market a a few and was Grand and Reserve showmanship at a few.