Ranchers.net Bull Session

Connealy Lead On

Things that come up in the daily operation of a ranch.

Connealy Lead On

Postby Oldtimer » Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:38 am

Just wondering if anyone had any experience with this bull? Reason is I was talking with a friend of mine yesterday that said he was getting huge inconsistency in birth weights out of his heifers- out of 45 calves on the ground the weights were running between 60 and 92 lbs-- where in years past with other bulls he said you would almost think the scale was broke- they'd all be so close together in weight... Hasn't had much problems- but they sure vary in size.....These heifers are all 878 daughters.....

He was supposed to start calving Sunday the 20th, but already has 45 on ground out of 70- first calf came 20 days early...

Posts: 1994
Joined: Thu Feb 10, 2005 4:11 pm
Location: Alberta Canada

Postby Jason » Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:23 am

I've never used Lead On but 878 was very inconsistant here on birth weights. We had some over 100 pounds and some as low as 65.

User avatar
Posts: 1744
Joined: Fri Feb 11, 2005 8:41 am
Location: Alabama

Postby alabama » Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:30 am

Wow Leedon calves out of 878 daugthers!! I want some of those calves. How about pick me out the 4 top weaning heifer calves?


Postby Guest » Wed Feb 23, 2005 9:59 pm

I have about 50 Lead On's and have been fairly accurate from 68 to 82. They are out of heifer's and cows.

Calves are real growers can tell a huge diiference in a month.

guest - bull

Postby guest - bull » Wed Mar 02, 2005 7:05 am

We found that 878's birth weights followed the cow. High birth weight cow - high birth weight calf ....... They make nice cows.

Lead On calves have been very consistant for us (no high birthweights). They really grow and are attractive.

Return to “Ranch Talk”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 9 guests