For the first time, the National Western Stock Show featured the breed of Wagyu in its industry-leading festivities and competitions. Lone Mountain joined other U.S. producers of Wagyu in bringing this fantastic breed to the popular attention at the show.
Lone Mountain walked away with two coveted National Grand Champion Wagyu Awards.
Click here for a full listing of results. The following three championships are a fantastic vote of confidence for Lone Mountain breeding and raising protocols, and we are grateful to everyone for their hard work and dedication.
Grand Champion Fullblood Cow-Calf
LMR Hoshiko 780T
Sired by Michifuku
Heifer Calf: LMR Ms Yasufuku 1268Y
Sired by Yasufuku Jr.
780T is bred to LMR Toshiro 723T
Grand Champion Percentage Heifer
LMR Ms F1 25
Sired by LMR Shintaro 8142ULMR Ms F1 25 was sired by 8142 and is out of an 8-year old Angus cow. Her sire, LMR Shintaro 8142U – born 20Sep08 – was sired by Itozurudoi TF151 out of dam TF600 – currently being used as a herd sire, producing F1 calves.
Lone Mountain also contributed to another win: Reserve Champion Fullblood Bull
GVW Yojimbo 3232-10
Owned by Gypsum Valley Wagyu, Salina, KS
Sired by LMR Yojimbo 634S
Bred by Lone Mountain Cattle Company
Lone Mountain bred and sold Yojimbo (sale topper: $35,000) at our First Annual Lone Mountain Fullblood Wagyu Production Sale, 2008 – purchased and currently owned by Monarch Farms, LA.
LMR Yojimbo sired the National Reserve Grand Champion Fullblood Wagyu Bull.