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Offline Jacob B

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Outsider and perfection?
« on: October 05, 2021, 10:41:36 AM »
Does anyone see the major breeders that everyone copies begin the breed to perfection or djs outsider? I think both are plenty useful bulls but the masses wont use em till the big guys do first. I wish I could get an outsider or perfection female out of a really good cow family

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Re: Outsider and perfection?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2021, 10:55:37 AM »
Until the "new blood" starts to beat what they already have, they're going to use what they have confidence in.  Hot Commodity went from a somewhat lesser known bull to one of the elites after his progeny started to find consistent success in the showring.  The folks that produce those animals are not likely to experiment too much until they know for sure what they're going to get.  There have been several outcross bulls used in the herds that emphasize show heifers, most with limited success as far as the showring goes.  That doesn't mean they were of poor quality or had little usefulness, they just weren't as good at producing what these producers desired.   

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Re: Outsider and perfection?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2021, 02:28:59 PM »
Theyre going to have to prove functionality in a herd before anyone uses them for replacement females.
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Re: Outsider and perfection?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2021, 09:15:43 PM »
We flushed to perfection got 10 eggs put 6. We have 2 heifer rest bulls. Might be some of the best heifers we have had. I can say those 2 heifers will be staying it is still earlier but they look the part. Will be flushing back same way in nov. and also be doing some ivf to him on a few red white roan heifers we have.
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Re: Outsider and perfection?
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2021, 09:24:23 PM »
I guess it depends on what major breeders you have in mind. I agree with both of the comments above. The big boys aren't going to dabble until the bulls have enough proven results. They will let everyone else take the risk and they will keep making the same genetics that work for them.

Look at what Cates is doing. They bought Boardwalk and used him for a while. Now they are dabbling in the PVF and JSF scene for outcross bulls. All the while still using Solution and HC lines. The last FSF bull I can remember Cates using was Cornerstone and that wasn't a huge success. That said I do think Perfection is a lot better. WHR just bought Easy Rider and they are still using Waco, Low Rider, Bloodstone, etc. As long as those matings still work they are going to keep using them. If you want to see Perfection or The Outsider on a specific cow line, then your best bet is to buy a cow from that cow family and use The Outsider and Perfection on them.

Essentially, make what you want to see. Take the risk and if it works big copying will be the biggest form of flattery.

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Re: Outsider and perfection?
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2021, 09:54:24 PM »
Unfortunately, I'm not sure it makes financial sense for them to use a genetic source that they can't control.

I do wish more of the smaller breeders would actually breed cattle instead of just replicate.

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Re: Outsider and perfection?
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2021, 10:33:38 AM »
Considering the time frame when Compton got outsider in use-there are already A TON of Outsider females and they are coming into production Not all of them are registered  The ones Jim Compton produced are making  good first calvers but come from good cows Outsider is also a pretty good sized bull-Perfection is more terminal and needs to be used on larger cows JMO O0
« Last Edit: October 08, 2021, 10:44:50 AM by mark tenenbaum »

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Re: Outsider and perfection?
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2021, 10:50:15 AM »
I would  agree the perfection is a more terminal sire. The cow we flushed to him is not at all that large frames she is one of our smaller framed shorthorns. We also bred to a mab cow and got a pretty good heifer a couple of days ago. We will see how they grow but right now pretty impressed.
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