Jatz J60 (above) and Johann J73 are now available for sale in Canada.
These Bulls are bred by Vic Edwards and Alison Heap of Kurrajong New South Wales. Their herd of over 300 registered females is backed by 30 years of performance recording and dates back 150 years when Vics father used Devon oxen.
Jatz J60 is son of Vix Zinger Z120 who is the Devon breed plan trait leading sire for 400 & 600 day weight. EBV’s predict him to be an easy calving bull and is rated top 5% EMA and top 20% for 400 & 600 day weight, scrotal size and carcass weight.
Jatz is backed by animals of sound structure and desirable udder and teat shapes. Zingers mother, Palinga Plum Q12 was Grand Champion Devon female at Sydney Royal Show judged by Gerald Fry in 2005. Palinga was 10 years old at the time with Zinger at foot. Zinger is now 13 and still breeding very sound cattle with performance records in the top 5% in Aust/NZ
for 400, 600 day and mature weight, scrotal circumference, carcass weight and eye muscle area. In his teenage years his feet are perfectly sound and his daughters have consistently good teats and udders.
Johann J73 is son of Gowan Ross Zapper Z88 who was Brisbane Grand Champion in 2007 and Devon feature show 2008.
His dam, Belar Gentle K88 was purchased by Alison as a 12 year old with her 10th calf at foot. her teeth were worn from years of drought, but she successfully reared three more calves. her udder and teats remained sound throughout her entire life.