Angus Australia has recently conducted a review of the most widely used sires in the last 2 years.
- LD Capitalist 316 has the most progeny born in the last two years, followed by Baldridge Beast Mode B074 and EF Complement 8088. These bulls have a combined total of 4,374 progeny born during this period.
- Of the 20 bulls with the most progeny in the last two years, 15 have been bred in Australia, while 5 are imported sires from the United States. Of the 15 bulls bred in Australia, 7 are sons of imported sires from either the United States or New Zealand.
- The average Angus Breeding Index of the 20 bulls with the most progeny in the last two years is +147, which is placed in the highest 6% percentile band (when compared to 2018 drop calves). None of the 20 most widely used bulls have an Angus Breeding Index that is below breed average.
- Across individual traits, the average EBVs of the 20 bulls with the most progeny in the last two years is as follows: