DCSF Post Rock Clock Work 164L8 Wins 2024 People’s Choice Balancer® Bull Futurity

DCSF Post Rock Clock Work 164L8, 2024 People’s Choice Balancer® Bull Futurity Winner

LINCOLN, Neb. — Post Rock Cattle Company, Barnard, Kansas, captured championship honors in the 2024 People’s Choice Balancer® Bull Futurity with their entry, DCSF Post Rock Clock Work 164L8. The event was held in conjunction with the Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Over $20,000 will be awarded to Post Rock Cattle Company for breeding and exhibiting the futurity champion.

The People’s Choice Balancer Bull Futurity is in its fourteenth year and is organized by Slaughter Sale Management. The event and selection to identify young Balancer sires that have the potential to be breed leaders.

DCSF Post Rock Clock Work 164L8 was selected champion by Balancer futurity members. He was born on February 9, 2023, and is a 49.5% Balancer son of BARG Go Time 781J.

DCSF Post Rock Clock Work 164L8 is in the initial sire group of past futurity champion, BARG Go Time781J, who walks the pastures at Post Rock Cattle Company. Maternally, his dam is a newly minted donor for Post Rock Cattle Company having achieved AGA Dam of Merit status in her first year of eligibility with a 108 weaning weight ratio on four progeny and a 365 days calving interval. Individually, he posts a 100 birth weight ratio and a 113 weaning weight ratio ranking seventh in an 85 head contemporary group.

Each year, one membership is randomly drawn to receive full possession and half semen interest in the champion bull. Locust Hill Farms, Yanceyville, North Carolina, won the drawing.

The two runners-up were DCSF Post Rock Pay Dirt 140L8 ET, owned by Post Rock Cattle Company, Barnard, Kansas, and TAU Tombstone 39L ET, owned by Taubenheim Gelbvieh, Amherst, Nebraska. Each runner-up received $2,500 in prize money.

DCSF Post Rock Pay Dirt 140L8 ET was born on February 4, 2023, and is a 62.4% Balancer son of BARG Go Time 781J. He is a true performance bull with a rugged look, massive center, and so much power from behind. His donor dam DCSF Post Rock Wilma 294Z8, has added another elite herd bull to her resume. Matching her performance with the demanding presence of BARG Go Time 781J, it’s easy to see all of the pieces of the mating come together in a great package.

TAU Tombstone 39L ET was born on January 25, 2023, and is a 51.2% Balancer son of EGL Doc Holiday D100 ET. He is backed by one of the top donors at Taubenheim Gelbvieh, TAU Ms. Leverage 884F, who is also the dam of their newest A.I. sire TAU Night Shift 69H. He is a big-footed, bold-ribbed, stout-featured, attractive, clean-made bull that combines with a balanced EPD profile with an emphasis on carcass quality.

Anyone interested in becoming a futurity member should contact David Slaughter to get their name on the waiting list for the 2024 Balancer Bull Futurity.

The American Gelbvieh Association is a progressive beef cattle breed association representing 1,100 members and approximately 40,000 cows assessed annually in a performance-oriented total herd reporting system.

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