Angus breeders led 146 entries at the 2012 All-American Angus Breeders’ Futurity Roll of Victory (ROV) Show, June 17 in Louisville, Ky. Brad McCurry, Mount Hope, Kan., evaluated 108 females, 28 bulls, and 10 cow-calf pairs before choosing the winners.
Dameron Blackbird 1708 was named supreme champion and grand champion female. Keegan Cassady, Normal, Ill., owns the March 2011 daughter of Dameron First Class. She first won late junior champion.
Lauren Grimes, Hillsboro, Ohio, led the reserve grand champion female after winning reserve late junior champion. SCC Royal Blackbird 138 is a March 2011 daughter of S A V Payroll 5281.
MF Lookout 50 earned grand champion bull honors. Holly Heckendorf, Fort Collins, Colo.; McLemore Farms, Bradley, Okla.; and Ty Williams, Clarendon, Texas, own the February 2010 son of B C Lookout 7024. He first won senior champion.
Gambles November Rain was selected as the reserve grand champion bull. Wood Angus Farm LLC, Willow Spring, N.C., and Holly Gamble, Clinton, Tenn., own the September 2010 son of B C Lookout 7024. He first won reserve senior champion.
Lauren Grimes and Lindsey Grimes, both of Hillsboro, Ohio, own the grand champion cow-calf pair. Carter’s Valee X126 is a March 2010 daughter of S AV Pioneer 7301. A January 2012 heifer calf sired by Connealy Confidence 0100 completed the pair.
Katy Satree, Montague, Texas, led the reserve grand champion cow-calf pair. DAJS Sally 928 is a February 2006 daughter of BR Midland. Her calf is an October 2011 bull sired by Leachman Saugahatchee 3000C.
Source: Angus Association