The breeding objectives for the Red Angus is to breed a practical, easy care animal with calving ease, growth, carcase and sound structure.
We believe by measuring bio economic traits that we can target profitability for our clients. Red Angus are a great attribute to any crossbreeding program with their moderate mature weight and solid red colour making them ideal for Australian conditions.
The Hicks Beef Red Angus Herd is the largest Red Angus herd in Australia with over 200 females. Only high indexing bulls are used with a focus on calving ease, early growth, sound structure, docility and carcase traits.
The below table shows the top 5 Red Angus Animals with a Supermarket index of above +64 in Australia.
- +64 or higher is the top 1% for the Supermarket Index on Breedplan.
- Hicks Oracle Q39 is the highest value for Supermarket Index of +81.
- Hicks Red Angus have 54 out of the 61 in the top 1%.