The WTR herd traces back to 1997 and a select group of highly proven cow families: B/R Primrose; Brost Miss Traveler; Sitz Pride; Sitz Henrietta Pride; Sitz Barbaramere Nell; Sitz Barbaramere Jet; ACF Rita; and MAR Nellie. Through 2017 embryo calves we will be adding new cow families: B/R Pride; Mohnen Abigale; PA Lora; and EF Hazel. A click on the photo will take you directly to the animals pedigree and current EPD's.
WTR’s newest PROVEN DONOR, JDB Miss Traveler 9403, out of the great donor, WTR Miss Traveler 903
This Pathfinder dam is a flush sister to our #2 get-of-sire at the Midland Bull Test. She has already produced an $8,000 herd bull at the 2015 MBT sale.
Performance has been super… 5 BWR 95, 5 WWR 108, 4 YWR 109, 5 IMF ratio 116 and 5 REA ratio 102. The first daughter of this great cow has 3 BWR 92, 3 WWR 104, 3 YWR 103, 3 IMF ratio 104, and 3 REA ratio 108. Her first two flushes produced 14 and 9 high quality frozen embryo. POWER and PROVEN CONSISTENCY …Fertility & Longevity
WTR 9403 Right Answer 305 … undoubtedly the best bull we have raised and kept at home as a herd bull. He is a Connealy Right Answer son out of our Pathfinder, donor, JDB Miss Traveler 9403 out of the famous donor, WTR Miss Traveler 903. ‘9403’ is the flush sister to the #2 get-of-sire at the Midland Bull Test (MT). She has produced an $8,000 son thru the MBT. “305’s” pedigree is impeccable. He is a CALVING EASE bull. He is a GROWTH bull (DNA top 4% WW and 5% YW). He is a high MARBLING bull. He is a highly DOCILE (DNA top 20%) bull. His dam and grand dam have exceptional udder and teet structure. He is a COW-CALF PRODUCER’S DELIGHT. PROVEN BULL: His son at the Indiana Beef Evaluation Program (bull test), 2016, was the #1 Overall performance index bull and the #1 WPDA (weight per day of age) bull on test. In addition, he had a Carcass Merit Index of 111 and ADG ratio 120. ‘305’ is a well BALANCED, structurally sound herd bull! He covers most of the bases well. He is also a product of the IBEP bull test: Perf Index 105.4; Carcass Merit 105 (IMF 114) and came off test at 1485 lb. (365 adj wt 1365). His son at 2017 IBEP was #1 Carcass Merit Bull (ratio 125.5) with a %IMF of 7.11% (ratio 153 and highest on test) with a SC of 38 cm. The bull came off test at 1460#.
New Genetics in 2017 by Flush...
B/R Pride 1551 (17050115) flushed to Basin Payweight 1682... calves coming in 2017. '1551' like so many before her, is a Pathfinder dam. Look at this cow's pedigree and EPD's...she brings power and marbling to WTR. One of Bill Rishel's favorite cows.
Mohnen Abigale 1316 (15689069) flushed to SAV Resource 1441... heifer calf coming 2017. She is a direct daughter of SAV Abigale 6062.
PA Lora 017-3123 (17578742) flushed to PA Fortitude 2500 ... '3123' is one of the most powerful females we have seen. The combination of Lora and Fortitude should provide one of the top animals in the breed.
EF Hazel 1261 (17044487) flushed to PA Full Power 1208... 'This cow has been a core donor for Brandon Peterson at Peterson Angus (SD). EF Hazel 1261 is a very long bodied, big spring of rib and a strong hip with excellent bone structure.