Olsen Ranch Selects Bulls for 2020 Calf Crop

August 22, 2019



Olsen Ranch, Harrisburg, Neb., a National Reference Sire Program (NRSP) test herd partner, has selected 15 sires for its 2020 breeding program.

This year’s sires are:

43910830 – SCHU-LAR ASSET 36F
43904896 – EFBEEF A250 TESTED F294
43800218 – CL 1 DOMINO 710E 1ET
43894968 – SHF FORESIGHT B413 F158
43934356 – JCS 1321 MARK DOMINO 8341
43910763 – WHR X51 T306 BEEFMAKER 493E ET
43864430 – HRC Z-DUDE 7597
43877356 – FTF POWERHOUSE 7443E
43734247 – KBCR 49B FEDERAL 634D
43884151 – CANYON GEM NEW KID IN TOWN 22F
43930411 – KJ 555D LEADER 117F
43943612 – PCC 3055 49C ACE 7115
43919937 – CHURCHILL BROADWAY 858F
43872790 – UPS MIGHTY 7850 ET
43847198 – EFBEEF C609 RESOLUTE E158 ET

Now celebrating its 20th year as an NRSP test herd, Olsen Ranch continues to provide valuable feed efficiency, performance and carcass data to help American Hereford Association (AHA) members make better-informed selection decisions. Due to partnerships with NRSP test herds, breeders can identify young sires that will satisfy multiple economically relevant traits of interest (ERTs).

“It’s hard to imagine the NRSP without the Olsen’s being involved,” says Shane Bedwell, AHA chief operating officer and director of breed improvement. “Their dedication to testing Hereford genetics is a true testament to their passion for the breed.”