From a total of 257,684 sires with progeny records in the American Angus Association data base, this Fall 2017
Sire Evaluation Report lists 2,603 sires with the following qualifications.
- The sire must have at least 35 yearling progeny weights in proper contemporary groups on Angus Herd Improvement Records (AHIR).
- The sire must post a yearling accuracy value of at least .40.
- He must have had at least 5 calves recorded in the American Angus Association Herd Book since June 1, 2015.
The Young Sire Supplement lists 3,624 bulls born after January 1, 2013, that have at least 10 progeny weaning weights on AHIR and post a weaning accuracy of at least .30.
The American Angus Association takes reasonable research and editing measures to ensure the quality of the genetic prediction analysis and other information made available in this report. However, the American Angus Association does not guarantee or assume responsibility for the accuracy, timeliness, correctness, or completeness of information available in this research report. The information presented here should not be considered or represented to be a measure of the actual value of the animal or its progeny or a guarantee of performance. Any conclusions that users draw from the information presented here are their own and are not to be attributed to the American Angus Association.
The American Angus Association has available upon request additional booklets explaining Expected Progeny Differences (EPD) and National Cattle Evaluation procedures (NCE).