Become a Top 10% Rancher

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What do we call a top 10% rancher? This is a rancher who is on top of his (or her) game – a professional manager of grass and livestock. He implements the best technologies available. He knows his cost of production. He markets his output. He works with a long term plan in mind. By being better than 90% of …

Real World Results

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In an 1,800 head feed test of Full Circle Jersey cross calves, the Leachman sired feeders returned the most profit. More than Limousin AND Angus! The Stabilizer advantage starts at conception and builds through harvest: shorter gestation, less dystocia, more live calves, heavier carcass weight, MUCH better feed conversion, and MUCH higher red meat yield! “We have raised and fed out thousands …

What Stabilizer Bulls do to Holstein Cows

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Born in the same herd. Born during the same month. Raised in the same calf ranch and fed at the same feedlot.   Reduction of frame and addition of thickness and muscle shape! Feed efficiency improved from 7:1 down to 6:1 – as measured in individual feed intake bunks. Create calves that can be sold on beef grids at a premium! Average …

Feed Efficiency Explained

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Feed:Gain: Difference in the amount of feed a bull’s progeny will consume to produce one pound of gain. Example: A -0.50 F:G EPD means this animal’s progeny will consume 1/2 pound less feed per pound of gain than would progeny of a 0.00 F:G EPD sire. Feed Intake: Difference in feed consumption of each of a bull’s progeny in a …

Leachman’s $Profit, $Feeder, and $Ranch Financial Indexes Explained

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Leachman financial indexes allow you to HAVE IT ALL! $Ranch: Profit from birth through weaning. Includes: • Fertility, Milk, Growth • Cow feed intake and mature size $Feeder: Profit from weaning to harvest. Includes: • Feed conversion • Carcass value • Carcass weight $Profit: Puts it all together. $Ranch + $Feeder. • One number that predicts your bottom line! The …

Across Breed Comparisons

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Dare to compare: You cannot afford to make mistakes in your breeding program! Choosing to use sires with incomplete or low value data can unknowingly make your herd less profitable – same work, same cost, poor results – unacceptable. Leachman ABC’s are the most reliable and comprehensive EPD’s in the industry. They are backed by a large (nearly a million), …

How to Read a Leachman Sale Catalog

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1. Reg#: the registration number of the animal. Nt Reg means the animal is not registered. Pending means that a registration number has been applied for, but was not issued at the time of catalog printing. 2. Brd: breed of the animal if two breeds or less are involved. If more than two breeds are in the animal, then the …

LCoC offers a FULL ONE YEAR GUARANTEE

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Leachman Cattle of Colorado is offering a one year guarantee on all bulls that we sell. This guarantee will cover your purchased bull(s) against death, injury, infertility, and loss of use. If, during the first year from purchase, you lose the use of your Leachman bull for whatever reason, we will give you a credit towards the purchase of a …

Zoetis and Leachman Cattle of Colorado Enter Contract to Advance Genetic Improvement in Commercial Cattle

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New agreement combines Leachman data with Zoetis expertise to expand the accuracy of breeding, selection and marketing decisions. PARSIPPANY, N.J. (October 22, 2018)—Zoetis today announced a new data and testing agreement with Leachman Cattle of Colorado to provide a unique genomically enhanced genetic evaluation. Genomically enhanced evaluations, in which genomic data is combined with pedigree and phenotypic records for a …