2020 Tikana Deer Sale
Draft of the cows for sale in our January 20th 2020 Sale
Notes to the above:-
- The colours relate to the quartile bands derived from all Wapiti on DEERSelect born in their cohort year based on the Wapiti Across herd run- November 2019
- 764/17 This cow has the highest genetic merit for EMA we have ever bred.Relative to all 2017 born Wapiti (male and female) in New Zealand she ranks in the top 2% for EMA, Carcass weight and Terminal Index. She is in the top 5% for WT12.
- 751/17 This cow is in the top 2% of her cohort for Carcass weight and Terminal Index. Her full brother sold to Edendale Station for $13,000 in 2019
- 656/16 This cow ranks 6th in the Tikana herd for EMA. A half brother cut 21kg EWSupreme and was placed 3rd in the 2018 National Velvet Comp in the Open Elk Supreme section.
- 422/14 This cow's first fawn (and only son to date) cut 5.9kg velvet @ 2 years old
- 731/17 This cow has the third highest genetic merit for mature velvet weight we have ever bred. Her half brother by Nepia cut 13.4kg EWSupreme @ 3 years old.
- 748/17 This is a full sister to THOR - 21.6kg EWSupreme @ 5 years old
Draft of the bulls for sale in our January 20th 2020 Sale
- NIWA is a full brother to our current principle sire Crikey - an outstanding all-round bull
- DEVON won the 2019 Rising Star Wapiti 2 year old Velvet Comp
- THOR - his first crop sons and daughters feature in this year's sale. He was Champion of Champions in the 2018 Elk & Wapiti Society Velvet Antler Competition. He may well eclipse his sire Nepia for the New Zealand velvet record this year.