Reference Sires 2017 Sale

The 9 Peaks cowherd has been selected for profitable production on the limited feed resources of public lands grazing. A sound bull that already knows how to travel for feed and water will cover more country, cover more cows and last longer, making you more money in the long term.

2017 Reference Sires

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SAV RESOURCE 1441 AAA 17016597

Resource is a popular sire because his progeny exhibit a lot of growth and muscle without the extra frame that comes with most power bulls. His sons will put beef back into a cowherd.

s-chisum-6175_2genexS CHISUM 6175 AAA 15511451

Chisum still has all the same great numbers that made his sons popular last year. Now that we have calved some daughters, Aaron is more pleased than ever with the bull, ranking him as one of the all time great performance Angus sires.


Optimum is a Chisum son that improves on his sire’s birth weight and marbling genetics. We calved his daughters this spring and are happy with them as well.


Reality is another low birthweight Chisum son that also produces heavy muscled, thick bulls.

mar-innovation-251MAR INNOVATION 251 AAA 16983331

Innovation produces high growth, attractive and gentle tempered cattle with a little more frame size than most bulls we use. We calved two year old daughters this fall; their mothering ability and great udders made them Rebecca’s favorites in the bunch.

TOMBSTONE 050 AAA 166975

Tombstone gets the consistency award: None of his sons were steers, and we can’t say that about any other sire. He has a little more frame than most bulls we use. He rates in the top 1% of the breed for $Weaning index.


We have used Cedar Ridge for several years now, and we know what his progeny are like: Low birth weight, smaller framed, low input cattle. Daughters have plenty of milk and raise big calves, yet they hold up and breed back well. Cedar Ridge has a $Weaning index in the top 5% of the Angus breed.


Thunder is a tried and true bull that we have used for years. He’s a low birthweight bull that sires outstanding daughters. Thunder is also known for producing cattle with good feet that stay sound.


9 Peaks Profit/Sinclair Net Present Value pictured

9 Peaks Profit B614 AAA 18054794

We sold Profit in our 2015 sale to Bill Barboni and Peter Bussman. We retained ownership and collected semen on the bull, gave him a new name, and used him AI on our cowherd. We based this decision on his mother and the cows behind her in the pedigree: moderate framed, good uddered, heavy muscled cows that always brought in a good calf and stayed around for years. While his EPD profile reads as ‘average’, we think this bull can cover all the bases and produce cows that are still making you money when they are ten or twelve years old…that’s where the ‘Profit’ comes in!




VIDEO: 9 Peaks Profit B614 as a long yearling: