This is the full list of sires used at Little Bitterroot Ranch. Note that some sires may not necessarily have bulls available in the current sale.

  • TJ Platte River 370D - Reference Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled The $20,500 top selling purebred bull in the 2017 Triangle J sale is a phenotypic and genetic star. “River” is in the top 2% for calving ease, 2% for weaning weight, 3% for yearling weight and docility, 2% for maternal calving ease and milk, and top 1% for maternal weaning weight, stay, carcass weight, shear, API and TI. River ranks in the top 4% of 13 traits and indexes! He excels in calving ease, growth, maternal and carcass- a rare bull that excels across the board and his EPDs continue to improve as more progeny are reported. Importantly, River’s calves carry his attractive phenotype and are regularly the most popular calves with visitors to the farm. We all are looking for that bull with outlier EPDs that passes on a great look. River is that bull.
  • TJ Franchise 451D - Reference Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled Docile, phenotypically sound and attractive progeny.
  • LBRS Genesis G69 - Reference Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled Genesis was the high selling herd sire standout from the 2020 Bulls of the Big Sky sale offering. He offers complete, fault-free genetics for growth, maternal, carcass and $Index values. His pedigree is stacked with breed-leading, time-tested maternal donors: WS Miss Sugar C4, Hook’s Patti 3P and LBR Night Dream M22. Look for Genesis to improve structural integrity, hoof quality and appealing phenotype in a purebred line.
  • LBR New Horizon H801 - Herd Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled We are very pleased with 801 progeny. They are born moderate. Females have that attractive female look. Bulls have gained .22 above the average. Look at comments on Lot 22.
  • KBHR High Road E283 - Reference Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled Definitely a break-out sire for 2020 and beyond. A staggering 10 traits in the top 1% of all Purebred sires. Massive spread from light birth calves to some of the fastest growing cattle anywhere. Adds size, bone and thickness for those who seek more power. Donor dam is the legendary WS Miss Sugar C4.
  • IR Opportunity D950 - Reference Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled One of the top Alumni sons to surface, out of the #6 API$ Active Cow in the breed. Dam is perfect uddered at 6 years of age with 5 calves and a 367 day interval, weaning 55% of her body wt. Breed Leading in every maternal trait… Opportunity is destined to be the next great female sire. Premium earning carcass merit. First progeny all born unassisted with good dispositions.
  • Hook’s Galileo 210G - Reference Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled Top tier calving ease, growth, carcass, and $ index sire.
  • CCR Speak Now 6178G - Reference Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled Top Seller from the 2022 CCR sale. EPDs show 14 in the top 20% or better.
  • CCR Cowboy Cut 5048 Z - Reference Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled Cowboy Cut continues to cement his position among the breed’s greats. He has quickly become the go-to-sire for calves with a tremendous look and breed-leading numbers. His sons continue to top sales all over the country. Daughters are admired for their feminine, yet broody appearance.
  • CCR Boulder 1339A - Reference Sire :: Homo Black – Homo Polled Well-proven calving ease and carcass merit sire. Highly used and accepted as exciting maternal and muscular offspring in moderate frames.