January 28, 2021
Oklahoma City — Buck Cattle Co., Madill, Okla., won the pen-of-three female show on Saturday, Jan. 9, during the inaugural 2021 Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City. Jensen Bros., Courtland, Kan., topped the pen-of-five bull show and GKB Cattle, Waxahachie, Texas, took pen-of-three bull honors.
Brent Mrnak, Bowman, N.D.; Keith Phillips, Mays Lick, Ky.; and Troy Thomas, Harrold, S.D., evaluated the pen show, which included nine female pens, four pen-of-five bulls and 17 pen-of-three bulls for a total of 98 Hereford cattle.
The grand champion pen-of-three females and champion junior heifer calf pen was exhibited by Buck Cattle Co., Madill, Okla. The group was sired by H The Profit 8426 ET and LCX Perfecto 11B ET and posted an average weight of 1,008 pounds with a 3.09 weight per day of age (WDA).
Delaney Herefords, Lake Benton, Minn., showed the reserve grand champion pen-of-three females, which also took reserve honors in junior heifer calf division. These heifers were sired by H Deberard 7454 ET, H Montgomery 7437 ET and JDH AH Miles Ahead 35F ET. The pen weighed an average of 852 pounds and measured a 2.49 WDA.
Jensen Bros., Courtland, Kan., brought home the champion pen-of-five bulls with their champion junior bull calves. The entry was sired by R Leader 6964 and KJ BJ 236X Leader 894E ET. The bulls averaged 1,097 pounds with a calculated WDA of 3.24.
The reserve champion pen-of-five and reserve champion junior bull calves went to Delaney Herefords, Lake Benton, Minn. The calves were sired by JDH AH Miles Ahead 35F ET, JDH Victor 719T 33Z ET, JDH 11B Stud 3134 63E and H FHF Authority 6026 ET. The pen weighed an average of 1,084 pounds with a 3.27 WDA.
Champion honors for the pen-of-three bull show went to GKB Cattle, Waxahachie, Texas, with the group first winning the junior bull calf division. Sired by C Double Your Miles 6077 E, the group averaged 1,107 pounds and had a calculated WDA of 3.15.
Barber Ranch, Channing, Texas, won champion pen-of-three senior bull calves before being selected as the reserve grand champion pen with a group sired by CRR 719 Catapult 109. The pen weighed an average of 1,555 pounds with a 3.31 WDA.
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