Matt Cherni, Akaushi breeder, Wyoming
"It is not hard to give testimonial on these cattle as they are terrific. They have done great in one of the worst winters we have had in many years. Billings, Mt has had more snow this year than any time on record. We might see foot rot and other conditions in this deep mud and snow, but these cattle seem more resistant than other heavier cattle. The fertility of these heifers that were developed on green grass, hay, Mix 30 and two pounds of 14% cake a day for 80 days was great. Ninety percent pregnant in a 40 day breeding period. Our cross bred steers in Heartbrand Beef were 100 percent prime last year.
These cattle have the potential to really change the beef industry for the better. They can make CAB or better quality meat in every animal fed, instead of occassionally."