New sires have taken the carcase performance of this year’s sale bulls even higher.
Many again have genomically-enhanced EBVs.
The five main new sires average in the top 1 per cent of the breed for EMA and top 5 per cent for IMF.
The bulls also exhibit great visual market suitability and structure.
Sires are headlined by R Leader 6964 – one of the most popular sires in North America.
Two homebred sons of Mr Hereford 34Z in Gunpowder L13 and Godfather L44 have impressed with the length and carcase in their progeny.
Both have exceptional growth and are in the top 5 per cent for EMA and top 1 per cent for IMF. L44 also has six maternal brothers in the sale.
Days Executive K168, who sold at Dubbo for $45,000 has his first sons in the sale.
Another outcross sire, Wirruna Katnook K74 has also added carcase (top 1 per cent for EMA and IMF).
One son Godfather N022 is the highest-indexing bull they have bred.
Proven sires include Robin Hood H38 and Mr Hereford 34Z (both in the top 1 per cent for EMA).