Justin Green and Jared Benson presented the genetics of Luhman Angus bull sale on April 18, 2012 at Stockmen's Livestock, Dickinson, ND. These bulls are the direct result of the breeding influence of Dale Luhman. Justin and Jared purchased the bulls from Tammy Luhman late September last year and developed them over the winter in a manner to ensure longevity and soundness.
This was a stout set of long-bodied bulls that were readily accepted by the crowd on hand. The bulls were sired by some of the most sought after bulls in the Angus breed and backed by a solid herd health program and first breeding season guarantee.
Topping the sale was Lot 20, LA Upward 391, a February 2011 son of Sitz Upward 307R with EPDs of BW 3.1, WW 64, YW 122 and Milk 30. This bull had a weaning ratio of 105 and yearling ratio of 113. Ron Bock, Belfield, ND, was the buyer at $8,750.
Michael Haman, Towner, ND, purchased the next high selling bull at $8,250. Lot 10, B Packer 78 871, is a March 2011 son of LA Packer 78 that had a weaning ratio of 115, yearling ratio of 119 and EPDs of BW 2.3, WW 58, YW 114 and Milk 25.
Lot 68, G Chisum 073, an August 2010 son of S Chisum 6175, sold to Fred Schell, Towner, ND for $5,000. This was a commercial bull that posted a weaning weight of 745 pounds to ratio at 133 and had an actual weight of 1,720 pounds on March 3.
Selling at $4,750 was Lot 18, LA Final Answer 221, a February 2011 son of SAV Final Answer with EPDs of BW 1.0, WW 57, YW 99 and Milk 23. Paul Tormaschy, Gladstone, ND, was the buyer.
Lot 5, LA Upward 341, a February 2011 son of Sitz Upward with EPDs of BW 1.9, WW 55, YW 105 and Milk 33, sold to Mike Dubisal New England, ND, for $4,500.
Woroniecki Ranch, Hebron, ND, purchased several bulls including Lot 8, LA Packer 78 - 241, a February 2011 son of LA Packer 78, with EPDs of BW 1.4, WW 53, YW 107 and Milk 27 for $4,500.
Lot 9, LA Packer 78 - 301, a February 2011 son of LA Packer 78 with EPDs of BW 2.4, WW 58, YW 116 and Milk 25, sold to Gordy Wagner, South Heart, SD, for $4,500.