2016 ABBA Carcass Evaluation Program Results Announced

February 27th, 2017 by brahmanabba

The 2016 ABBA Carcass Evaluation Program (2015 Spring Born steers) recently completed and the results have been compiled.  The 2016 program consisted of 44 steers representing three breeders from Arizona & Texas.  The Registered Brahman steers did extremely well with the highlight of the program being a continued decrease in Tenderness with the group averaging 6.47 lbs. WBSF which is well under the industry acceptable level of 8 lbs.  In addition to the data being provided to the participating members, the top steers were ranked as well as the sires groups (sire group consists of three progeny).

High Indexing Steers

  1. V8 Ranch -Sired by Mr. V8 140/7
  2. Loren & Edward Pratt – Sired by Mr. 6X Sunland 461/0
  3. V8 Ranch – Sired by JDH Cannon Manso 69/8
  4. V8 Ranch – Sired by JDH Cannon Manso 69/8
  5. Loren & Edward Pratt – Sired by LD Chester Malee 92
  6. Butler Farms, Inc. – Sired by #JMQC Jequic 860/1 IA
  7. V8 Ranch – Sired by JDH Cannon Manso 69/8
  8. Loren & Edward Pratt – Sired by LD Chester Malee 92
  9. Butler Farms, Inc. – Sired by RBC Mr. Polled Magnifico (P)
  10. V8 Ranch – Sired by JDH Cannon Manso 69/8

 

Overall High Indexing Sire Groups

  1. JDH Cannon Manso 69/8 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  2. LD Chester Malee 92 owned by Loren & Edward Pratt and Louis Dooley
  3. Mr. V8 85/7 owned by V8 Ranch and Lanny & Sheila Sullins
  4. Mr. V8 380/6 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  5. Mr. V8 139/7(P) owned by V8 Ranch-Rachel Cutrer & Southern Cattle Company

 

High Indexing Sire Groups for Average Daily Gain

  1. Mr. V8 139/7(P) owned by V8 Ranch-Rachel Cutrer & Southern Cattle Company
  2. JDH Cannon Manso 69/8 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  3. Mr. V8 85/7 owned by V8 Ranch and Lanny & Sheila Sullins
  4. Mr. V8 380/6 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  5. LD Chester Malee 92 owned by Loren & Edward Pratt and Louis Dooley

 

High Indexing Sire Groups for Ribeye Area

  1. JDH Cannon Manso 69/8 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  2. LD Chester Malee 92 owned by Loren & Edward Pratt and Louis Dooley
  3. Mr. V8 380/6 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  4. Mr. V8 85/7 owned by V8 Ranch and Lanny & Sheila Sullins
  5. Mr. V8 139/7(P) owned by V8 Ranch-Rachel Cutrer & Southern Cattle Company

 

High Indexing Sire Groups for Marbling

  1. JDH Cannon Manso 69/8 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  2. LD Chester Malee 92 owned by Loren & Edward Pratt and Louis Dooley
  3. Mr. V8 85/7 owned by V8 Ranch and Lanny & Sheila Sullins
  4. Mr. V8 380/6 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  5. Mr. V8 139/7(P) owned by V8 Ranch-Rachel Cutrer & Southern Cattle Company

 

High Indexing Sire Groups for Tenderness

  1. JDH Cannon Manso 69/8 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  2. Mr. V8 85/7 owned by V8 Ranch and Lanny & Sheila Sullins
  3. LD Chester Malee 92 owned by Loren & Edward Pratt and Louis Dooley
  4. Mr. V8 380/6 owned by V8 Ranch-Jim Williams
  5. Mr. V8 139/7(P) owned by V8 Ranch-Rachel Cutrer & Southern Cattle Company