Motive was the popular $110,000 valuation bull at the 2010 Bases Loaded Sale at Denver, and also was the lead bull in the 2010 NWSS Grand Champion Angus Pen of 3. Motive was the longest necked, best profiled son of his popular sire,Kodiak. Motive's dam is a model Angus female with excellent udder structure and angularity up front. She topped the Soo Line 2011 Sale at $45,000. Motive's calves are coming easy and boast body capacity with a neat profile. These Motive's exhibit traditional breed character, are easy fleshing, thick-made, and are sound legged and good footed.