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OUR SIRES

*2022 Sale Reference Sire DVE Davidson Jubilee 138F

Purebred Homozygous Polled Black Gelbvieh Tattoo: DVE 138F Reg. No.: CDGV 165819 Birth: February 26, 2018 Act. BW: 84

This is our first sale offering of Jubilee sons and they are checking all the boxes. We bred him to some of our high regard cows and Jubilee prospects are our highest gaining group. He puts capacity, ease of movement, length, growth, and depth, all in one package. His 2022 sale bulls averaged 86 lb (actual) at birth, had an actual average weaning weight of 768 lb, and posted an average ADG of 3.41lb and average WDA of 3.39lb.

*2022 Sale Reference Sire DVE Davidson Macon 111C

Purebred Homozygous Polled Black Gelbvieh Tattoo: DVE 111C Reg. No.: CDGV 154778 Birth: February 15, 2015 Act. BW: 78

Macon is a proven calving ease bull that Lonesome Dove continues to use for breeding heifers, and year after year, he covers lots of females early. Macon-sired bulls work equally as well on mature cows, and his calves hit the ground running. His sons feature sensible birth weights, and he packages dimension and capacity on a moderate frame. Macon also has a lot of top end females in production and they all have a good foot under them, including DRT Lonesome Champagne 32F who won Reserve Champion Mature Female at 2021 Canadian Western Agribition. The average actual birth weight of his 2022 sale bulls is 79lb, and they posted an average ADG of 2.73lb and average WDA of just under 3lb.

DVE Davidson Ruttan 117C

Purebred Polled Homozygous Black Gelbvieh Tattoo: DVE 117C Reg. No.: CDGV 154808 Birth: February 18, 2015 Act. BW: 88

Cattle producers appreciate Ruttan’s performance and smooth eye appeal. Over his career, Ruttan consistently bred plenty of females each season and he stamped his sons all the same. His herd bull prospects speak for themselves, featuring muscle, depth, thickness, hair and length and we’ve been pleased with his daughters in production who demonstrate beautiful udders. Ruttan sons are in service in both Davidson Gelbvieh and Lonesome Dove Ranch programs.

*2022 Sale Reference Sire TIP Mr Epic 41E

Purebred Homozygous Polled Red Gelbvieh Tattoo: TIP 41E Reg. No.: CDGV 163675 Birth: February 9, 2017 Act. BW: 94

Lonesome Dove Ranch purchased this top selling herd bull from Thackeray Land and Cattle, he was 2017 Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion at Canadian Western Agribition. At birth, his calves have energy and vigour and they catch a few gears as they grow, making strong gains. Epic’s 2022 sale bull offering had an average actual weaning weight of 734 lbs, they gained an average WDA of 3.32lbs and an average daily gain of 3.21lbs.

 

*2022 Sale Reference Sire DVE Davidson Graham 20F

Purebred Homozygous Polled Red Gelbvieh Tattoo: DVE 20F Reg. No.: CDGV 165694 Birth: January 28, 2018 Act. BW: 78

We use Graham exclusively on first-calf heifers and he has proven himself to be a calving ease bull, siring calves that are thrifty, stylish, and moderate framed. His sons in the 2022 sale and gained an average of 2.42lb ADG and 2.8lb WDA.

*2022 Sale Reference Sire DVE Davidson Julio 115F

Purebred Homozygous Polled Homozygous Black Gelbvieh Tattoo: DVE 115F Reg. No.: CDGV 165795 Birth: February 17, 2018 Act. BW: 88

These are limited edition genetics available as this year is Julio’s final group of sons after losing him to injury following the 2020 breeding season. Julio offspring are smooth-made, streamlined, and have an attractive head. He had tremendous length of body and he put that length and growth in his sons while maintaining their moderate frames. His daughters are feminine and we are looking forward to them as first-calf heifers in the 2022 calving year. The 2022 sale bulls sired by Julio averaged 85lb at birth, had an actual average weaning weight of 712lb, and an avg ADG of 3.29lb and avg WDA of 3.27lb.