Summer 2019 V8 Power Ratings Unveiled

V8 Ranch released it’s summer run of the V8 Ranch Power Rating, an all purpose index developed by V8 Ranch to combine various EPD traits into one single rating. To learn more about the Power Rating watch this video.

The summer 2019 evaluation included over 1500 head of Brahman cattle. The overall rankings are:

Bulls:

  1. Mr. V8 442/6 – +99.48
  2. Mr. V8 259/7 – +87.19
  3. Mr. V8 231/8 – +86.29
  4. Mr. V8 407/8 +82.14
  5. Mr. V8 935/7 – +78.10
  6. Mr. V8 227/8 – +77.66
  7. Mr. V8 125/7 +77.12
  8. Mr. V8 230/7 +77.12
  9. Mr. V8 380/6 +76.29
  10. Mr. V8 141/8 +75.24

Of the current bulls with semen offered on the AI Market, the ranking is:

  1. Mr. V8 442/6 – +99.48
  2. Mr. V8 259/7 – +87.19
  3. Mr. V8 380/6 – +76.29
  4. Mr. V8 855/7 – +62.52
  5. Mr. V8 194/7  +59.86
  6. Mr. V8 933/7 +57.45
  7. Mr. V8 243/7 +57.03
  8. Mr. V8 458/7 “Noble” +55.45
  9. Mr. V8 306/7 -55.42
  10. Mr. V8 788/7 – +53.63

The highest ranking females are:

  1. Miss V8 197/7 +94.46
  2. Miss V8 289/8 +93.93
  3. Miss V8 288/8 +91.11
  4. Miss V8 308/7 +85.59
  5. Miss V8 312/7 +82.99
  6. Miss V8 952/7 +80.62
  7. Miss V8 296/8 +75.97
  8. Miss V8 77/8 +74.58
  9. Miss V8 562/7 +73.88
  10. Miss V8 528/7 +72.86

Other notable donor females ranking in the top 10% of the herd for the V8 Power Rating are:

  • Miss V8 694/7 +70.97
  • Miss V8 551/6 +66.30
  • Miss V8 463/7 +64.17
  • Miss V8 639/6 +59.22
  • Miss V8 274/7 +58.10
  • Miss V8 518/6 +57.91
  • Miss V8 545/7 +56.05
  • Miss V8 962/7 +55.74

If you are a V8 customer and would like to know how your V8 animal’s measure in the V8 Cow Power Rating or V8 Power Rating, please email rachel@v8ranch.com.

 

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