Yes, I just read a few of the blogs already posted and wish to say that my husband Harry Horn developed one of the best Simm-Angus herds ever developed. He had 59 female Simm-Angus and Angus heifers and AI'd them to some of the top Simm-Angus in the nation. I think he knew he did not have long to live and was trying to fast track the herd. They all produced outstanding progeny, and our bulls were bruisers but gentle as lambs. He passed in February of 2011, but what a legacy he left. We did not have to pull a single calve and our outstanding Simm-Angus bull bred every cow back. Unfortunately I had to disperse the herd, but I am starting it back with 8 of the heifers and some of the genetics from Sunshine Farms. MY dear told me I would love raising cattle and it does get in one's blood. Wish me luck as I proceed to rebuild. I want to know everything about EPD's so if
anyone knows where I can go to educate myself, please let me know.
I have gone from being a college English teacher to being passionate about the cattle business. My husband had studied cattle genetics for 44 years and said he wanted the great marbling of the Angus on a bigger frame- thus breeding to the larger Simmental, and he produced beautiful calves. I called them designer cattle.