In October 2016, The Rock Angus embarked upon embryo transfers for the first time under the expert guidance of Dr. Udo Mahne from Embryo-Life. 3 of the bull calves from that program (sons of Ayrvale Bartel and Paringa Judd) will appear as yearling bulls in this year’s spring bull sale. The heifer progeny from our first ET program will be joined in October this year and if the EBVs of The Rock N46 are any indication, there are exciting times ahead.
We run ET programs in April and October which will allow us to offer yearling and 18 month old ET bulls in addition to two year old bulls at our annual spring bull sale from next year.
We purchased Murray Wave J43 from Kilburnie Angus this year. She will be a prominent donor in our program. We already have some of her progeny in this year’s spring calving drop with more due in January’s autumn drop.