Kelly Angus use a range of stand-out, industry proven Angus sires throughout our breeding herds.
Comprehensive data evaluation, research & sourcing of genetics from leading Angus sires both in Australia & USA ensures the stud’s gene pool is sleek, efficient & phenotypically sound. With the increased importance of marbling (IMF) & EMA we select sires with data traits that add value to our stud’s ‘core’ breeding criteria & complement the herd’s existing depth & quality.
Bringing leading industry sire, Hazeldean Jackpot & other Australian sires, including powerhouse sire, Texas Powerplay DXTP613, into the herd has introduced new genetics focused on producing sure-footed animals with quiet even temperaments, excellent genomics, EBV’s & good carcase traits.
Bulls from the renowned US Gardiner Angus Ranch feature heavily. GAR Surefire, Sunrise & Profit bulls introduced in previous years have proven the value of the GAR bloodlines with the genetic improvements we have witnessed. Current AI sires, GAR Hometown, Proactive & GAR Inertia are producing very tidy calves with heaps of style, carcase & are easy doing, along with good growth weights. The female progeny present with good frames & capacity.
Hazeldean Jackpot was purchased to blend through the herd to develop even stronger females & stylish, high performance moderate framed bulls that are docile, easy doing, feed efficient & whose weight gains are well in front. This sire is leaving his mark on the breeding herd with the even-line of progeny he has now sired with the females retained & added to our core breeding herd.
A carcase driven bull, PA Full Power presents with high IMF & his progeny show good early growth data while keeping all other EBVs in proportion. Suitable for both heifers and cows, Black Onyx sons present very well with great data sets & will deliver power early in any breeders’ program. Texas K2 sons are powerful larger framed bulls which can be used to increase frame size & add volume.
Kelly Angus Quinn GXNQ209, is a “curve bender” with exceptional calving ease, low birth weight transforming to an excellent growth spread offering quality carcase traits to match. Watch this space with progeny available at the annual sale.