Roger Allen, Homer, IL, evaluated 18 high quality pens of Shorthorn and ShorthornPlus Pen Bulls and one pen of Shorthorn Heifers on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO.
Champion Pen of Five Purebred Bulls was awarded to Jungels Shorthorn Farm, Kathryn, ND. This impressive set of February and March bulls had an average weight of 1,100 pounds and scanned an average rib-eye area of 14.3 square inches.
KOLT Cattle Company, Seward, NE, claimed the Reserve Champion Pen of Five Purebred Bulls. These five March and April bulls posted an average weight of 1,010 pounds.
In a highly competitive pen of three show, judge Allen selected Jungels Shorthorn Farm for his Champion Pen of Three Shorthorn Bulls. This March trio of Jake's Proud Jazz 266L sons averaged 1,021 pounds with an average scrotal circumference of 35.0 centimeters.
Reserve Champion Pen of Three Shorthorn Bulls was owned by KOLT Cattle Company, with sons of SULL GNCC Asset and SULL Red Rock 9351.
Champion ShorthornPlus Pen of Five Bulls was awarded to Jungels Shorthorn Farm with a high quality set of JSF Medicine Rock 46W and JSF Top Hand sons. These half blood March and April bulls had an average rib-eye area of 15.0 and a weight per day of age of 3.60.
Champion ShorthornPlus Pen of Three Bulls was driven by Jungels Shorthorn Farm. This group posted an average weight of 937 pounds and was sired by Jake's Proud Jazz 266L and Mapleton Colonel Gus 71U.
Stepping Stone Ranch, Edson, KS, was awarded the Reserve Champion Pen of Three ShorthornPlus Bulls. These May bulls sired were sired by SSRB How About Me 73 and had an average rib-eye area of 13.8.
Leveldale Farms, Mason City, IL, claimed the Champion Pen of Three Shorthorn Heifers. This trio of February and March heifers weighed 802 pounds and had an average rib-eye area of 12.3.
Complete show results can be found at www.shorthorn.org.