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BHSS update: Commercial Heifer Show & Sale

Photo by Alaina MouselJudges for the event were Dan Lindbloom, Hermosa, SD; Carl Lehrkamp, Scenic, SD; and Mark Pieper, Hay Springs, NE.

The Boehringer Ingelheim Commercial Heifer Show and Sale and Bred Heifer Sale took place at the James Kjerstad Event Center Warm-up Arena on the Central States Fairgrounds on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The event was sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim; Tri-State Neighboor; First Interstate Bank; Runnings Farm & Fleet; Glacial Lakes Energy; New Direction Equipment; Biozyme-Vita Ferm; and Origen.

A “Guess the Weight” competition started the event, sponsored by Cattle Business Weekly and Edgar Bros. Spectators were invited to guess the weight of a pen that included a three-year-old bull; a mature cow; and a yearling heifer. The bull weighed 2,280 lbs., the cow weighed 1,740 lbs., and the heifer weighed 1,025 lbs. for a pen total of 5,045 lbs. Mark Pieper was the closest, without going over, with the guess of 5,033 lbs., second was Matt Pieper with a guess of 5,010 lbs. and Nathan Van Ann (SP?) with a guess of 5,000 lbs.

Fifteen pens of heifers were consigned to the show and sale. Judges for the event were Dan Lindbloom, Hermosa, SD; Carl Lehrkamp, Scenic, SD; and Mark Pieper, Hay Springs, NE.

Four pens competed in the light weight heifer division. Champion Light Weight pen went to TG Livestock, Tagg and Gage Weller, Kadoka, SD with a group of April Red Angus-Hereford cross heifers weighing 692 lbs. TG Livestock also earned reserve champion in that division with a Red Angus-Hereford cross group weighing 686 lbs.

Six pens competed in the medium weight heifer division. Champion Medium Weight pen went to South 2 Rivers Ranch, Lenden Kjerstad, Creighton, SD, with his group of April Angus heifers weighing 706 lbs. Reserve Champion was awarded to Ron Iossi, Alliance, NE, with a set of March heifers weighing 716 lbs.

Five pens competed in the heavy weight heifer division. Champion Heavy Weight honors went to Weller Ranch, WB Weller, Kadkoa, SD, with his pen of April Red Angus heifers weighing 765 lbs. Reserve champion was awarded to Aaron Lau, Corsica, SD, with his March Angus-Simmental cross heifers weighing 783 lbs.

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“I picked ’em like I’d spend my money,” said judge Lindbloom. “The quality was very deep.”

“There was uniformity between all the groups. We pretty much agreed on everything,” added Pieper.

“We selected for the longer, more feminine type of cattle. The ones that are going to make good cows,” said Lehrkamp. “The guys that brought the calves in brought in a very uniform set of animals.”

The overall Champion Commercial Heifer title went to Weller Ranch with their Heavy Weight Red Angus heifers. With the championship title, this group of heifers started the sale, bringing $1,175.

The Boehringer Ingelheim Commercial Heifer Show and Sale and Bred Heifer Sale took place at the James Kjerstad Event Center Warm-up Arena on the Central States Fairgrounds on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The event was sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim; Tri-State Neighboor; First Interstate Bank; Runnings Farm & Fleet; Glacial Lakes Energy; New Direction Equipment; Biozyme-Vita Ferm; and Origen.

A “Guess the Weight” competition started the event, sponsored by Cattle Business Weekly and Edgar Bros. Spectators were invited to guess the weight of a pen that included a three-year-old bull; a mature cow; and a yearling heifer. The bull weighed 2,280 lbs., the cow weighed 1,740 lbs., and the heifer weighed 1,025 lbs. for a pen total of 5,045 lbs. Mark Pieper was the closest, without going over, with the guess of 5,033 lbs., second was Matt Pieper with a guess of 5,010 lbs. and Nathan Van Ann (SP?) with a guess of 5,000 lbs.

Fifteen pens of heifers were consigned to the show and sale. Judges for the event were Dan Lindbloom, Hermosa, SD; Carl Lehrkamp, Scenic, SD; and Mark Pieper, Hay Springs, NE.

Four pens competed in the light weight heifer division. Champion Light Weight pen went to TG Livestock, Tagg and Gage Weller, Kadoka, SD with a group of April Red Angus-Hereford cross heifers weighing 692 lbs. TG Livestock also earned reserve champion in that division with a Red Angus-Hereford cross group weighing 686 lbs.

Six pens competed in the medium weight heifer division. Champion Medium Weight pen went to South 2 Rivers Ranch, Lenden Kjerstad, Creighton, SD, with his group of April Angus heifers weighing 706 lbs. Reserve Champion was awarded to Ron Iossi, Alliance, NE, with a set of March heifers weighing 716 lbs.

Five pens competed in the heavy weight heifer division. Champion Heavy Weight honors went to Weller Ranch, WB Weller, Kadkoa, SD, with his pen of April Red Angus heifers weighing 765 lbs. Reserve champion was awarded to Aaron Lau, Corsica, SD, with his March Angus-Simmental cross heifers weighing 783 lbs.

“I picked ’em like I’d spend my money,” said judge Lindbloom. “The quality was very deep.”

“There was uniformity between all the groups. We pretty much agreed on everything,” added Pieper.

“We selected for the longer, more feminine type of cattle. The ones that are going to make good cows,” said Lehrkamp. “The guys that brought the calves in brought in a very uniform set of animals.”

The overall Champion Commercial Heifer title went to Weller Ranch with their Heavy Weight Red Angus heifers. With the championship title, this group of heifers started the sale, bringing $1,175.

The Boehringer Ingelheim Commercial Heifer Show and Sale and Bred Heifer Sale took place at the James Kjerstad Event Center Warm-up Arena on the Central States Fairgrounds on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The event was sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim; Tri-State Neighboor; First Interstate Bank; Runnings Farm & Fleet; Glacial Lakes Energy; New Direction Equipment; Biozyme-Vita Ferm; and Origen.

A “Guess the Weight” competition started the event, sponsored by Cattle Business Weekly and Edgar Bros. Spectators were invited to guess the weight of a pen that included a three-year-old bull; a mature cow; and a yearling heifer. The bull weighed 2,280 lbs., the cow weighed 1,740 lbs., and the heifer weighed 1,025 lbs. for a pen total of 5,045 lbs. Mark Pieper was the closest, without going over, with the guess of 5,033 lbs., second was Matt Pieper with a guess of 5,010 lbs. and Nathan Van Ann (SP?) with a guess of 5,000 lbs.

Fifteen pens of heifers were consigned to the show and sale. Judges for the event were Dan Lindbloom, Hermosa, SD; Carl Lehrkamp, Scenic, SD; and Mark Pieper, Hay Springs, NE.

Four pens competed in the light weight heifer division. Champion Light Weight pen went to TG Livestock, Tagg and Gage Weller, Kadoka, SD with a group of April Red Angus-Hereford cross heifers weighing 692 lbs. TG Livestock also earned reserve champion in that division with a Red Angus-Hereford cross group weighing 686 lbs.

Six pens competed in the medium weight heifer division. Champion Medium Weight pen went to South 2 Rivers Ranch, Lenden Kjerstad, Creighton, SD, with his group of April Angus heifers weighing 706 lbs. Reserve Champion was awarded to Ron Iossi, Alliance, NE, with a set of March heifers weighing 716 lbs.

Five pens competed in the heavy weight heifer division. Champion Heavy Weight honors went to Weller Ranch, WB Weller, Kadkoa, SD, with his pen of April Red Angus heifers weighing 765 lbs. Reserve champion was awarded to Aaron Lau, Corsica, SD, with his March Angus-Simmental cross heifers weighing 783 lbs.

“I picked ’em like I’d spend my money,” said judge Lindbloom. “The quality was very deep.”

“There was uniformity between all the groups. We pretty much agreed on everything,” added Pieper.

“We selected for the longer, more feminine type of cattle. The ones that are going to make good cows,” said Lehrkamp. “The guys that brought the calves in brought in a very uniform set of animals.”

The overall Champion Commercial Heifer title went to Weller Ranch with their Heavy Weight Red Angus heifers. With the championship title, this group of heifers started the sale, bringing $1,175.

The Boehringer Ingelheim Commercial Heifer Show and Sale and Bred Heifer Sale took place at the James Kjerstad Event Center Warm-up Arena on the Central States Fairgrounds on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The event was sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim; Tri-State Neighboor; First Interstate Bank; Runnings Farm & Fleet; Glacial Lakes Energy; New Direction Equipment; Biozyme-Vita Ferm; and Origen.

A “Guess the Weight” competition started the event, sponsored by Cattle Business Weekly and Edgar Bros. Spectators were invited to guess the weight of a pen that included a three-year-old bull; a mature cow; and a yearling heifer. The bull weighed 2,280 lbs., the cow weighed 1,740 lbs., and the heifer weighed 1,025 lbs. for a pen total of 5,045 lbs. Mark Pieper was the closest, without going over, with the guess of 5,033 lbs., second was Matt Pieper with a guess of 5,010 lbs. and Nathan Van Ann (SP?) with a guess of 5,000 lbs.

Fifteen pens of heifers were consigned to the show and sale. Judges for the event were Dan Lindbloom, Hermosa, SD; Carl Lehrkamp, Scenic, SD; and Mark Pieper, Hay Springs, NE.

Four pens competed in the light weight heifer division. Champion Light Weight pen went to TG Livestock, Tagg and Gage Weller, Kadoka, SD with a group of April Red Angus-Hereford cross heifers weighing 692 lbs. TG Livestock also earned reserve champion in that division with a Red Angus-Hereford cross group weighing 686 lbs.

Six pens competed in the medium weight heifer division. Champion Medium Weight pen went to South 2 Rivers Ranch, Lenden Kjerstad, Creighton, SD, with his group of April Angus heifers weighing 706 lbs. Reserve Champion was awarded to Ron Iossi, Alliance, NE, with a set of March heifers weighing 716 lbs.

Five pens competed in the heavy weight heifer division. Champion Heavy Weight honors went to Weller Ranch, WB Weller, Kadkoa, SD, with his pen of April Red Angus heifers weighing 765 lbs. Reserve champion was awarded to Aaron Lau, Corsica, SD, with his March Angus-Simmental cross heifers weighing 783 lbs.

“I picked ’em like I’d spend my money,” said judge Lindbloom. “The quality was very deep.”

“There was uniformity between all the groups. We pretty much agreed on everything,” added Pieper.

“We selected for the longer, more feminine type of cattle. The ones that are going to make good cows,” said Lehrkamp. “The guys that brought the calves in brought in a very uniform set of animals.”

The overall Champion Commercial Heifer title went to Weller Ranch with their Heavy Weight Red Angus heifers. With the championship title, this group of heifers started the sale, bringing $1,175.

The Boehringer Ingelheim Commercial Heifer Show and Sale and Bred Heifer Sale took place at the James Kjerstad Event Center Warm-up Arena on the Central States Fairgrounds on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The event was sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim; Tri-State Neighboor; First Interstate Bank; Runnings Farm & Fleet; Glacial Lakes Energy; New Direction Equipment; Biozyme-Vita Ferm; and Origen.

A “Guess the Weight” competition started the event, sponsored by Cattle Business Weekly and Edgar Bros. Spectators were invited to guess the weight of a pen that included a three-year-old bull; a mature cow; and a yearling heifer. The bull weighed 2,280 lbs., the cow weighed 1,740 lbs., and the heifer weighed 1,025 lbs. for a pen total of 5,045 lbs. Mark Pieper was the closest, without going over, with the guess of 5,033 lbs., second was Matt Pieper with a guess of 5,010 lbs. and Nathan Van Ann (SP?) with a guess of 5,000 lbs.

Fifteen pens of heifers were consigned to the show and sale. Judges for the event were Dan Lindbloom, Hermosa, SD; Carl Lehrkamp, Scenic, SD; and Mark Pieper, Hay Springs, NE.

Four pens competed in the light weight heifer division. Champion Light Weight pen went to TG Livestock, Tagg and Gage Weller, Kadoka, SD with a group of April Red Angus-Hereford cross heifers weighing 692 lbs. TG Livestock also earned reserve champion in that division with a Red Angus-Hereford cross group weighing 686 lbs.

Six pens competed in the medium weight heifer division. Champion Medium Weight pen went to South 2 Rivers Ranch, Lenden Kjerstad, Creighton, SD, with his group of April Angus heifers weighing 706 lbs. Reserve Champion was awarded to Ron Iossi, Alliance, NE, with a set of March heifers weighing 716 lbs.

Five pens competed in the heavy weight heifer division. Champion Heavy Weight honors went to Weller Ranch, WB Weller, Kadkoa, SD, with his pen of April Red Angus heifers weighing 765 lbs. Reserve champion was awarded to Aaron Lau, Corsica, SD, with his March Angus-Simmental cross heifers weighing 783 lbs.

“I picked ’em like I’d spend my money,” said judge Lindbloom. “The quality was very deep.”

“There was uniformity between all the groups. We pretty much agreed on everything,” added Pieper.

“We selected for the longer, more feminine type of cattle. The ones that are going to make good cows,” said Lehrkamp. “The guys that brought the calves in brought in a very uniform set of animals.”

The overall Champion Commercial Heifer title went to Weller Ranch with their Heavy Weight Red Angus heifers. With the championship title, this group of heifers started the sale, bringing $1,175.

The Boehringer Ingelheim Commercial Heifer Show and Sale and Bred Heifer Sale took place at the James Kjerstad Event Center Warm-up Arena on the Central States Fairgrounds on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The event was sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim; Tri-State Neighboor; First Interstate Bank; Runnings Farm & Fleet; Glacial Lakes Energy; New Direction Equipment; Biozyme-Vita Ferm; and Origen.

A “Guess the Weight” competition started the event, sponsored by Cattle Business Weekly and Edgar Bros. Spectators were invited to guess the weight of a pen that included a three-year-old bull; a mature cow; and a yearling heifer. The bull weighed 2,280 lbs., the cow weighed 1,740 lbs., and the heifer weighed 1,025 lbs. for a pen total of 5,045 lbs. Mark Pieper was the closest, without going over, with the guess of 5,033 lbs., second was Matt Pieper with a guess of 5,010 lbs. and Nathan Van Ann (SP?) with a guess of 5,000 lbs.

Fifteen pens of heifers were consigned to the show and sale. Judges for the event were Dan Lindbloom, Hermosa, SD; Carl Lehrkamp, Scenic, SD; and Mark Pieper, Hay Springs, NE.

Four pens competed in the light weight heifer division. Champion Light Weight pen went to TG Livestock, Tagg and Gage Weller, Kadoka, SD with a group of April Red Angus-Hereford cross heifers weighing 692 lbs. TG Livestock also earned reserve champion in that division with a Red Angus-Hereford cross group weighing 686 lbs.

Six pens competed in the medium weight heifer division. Champion Medium Weight pen went to South 2 Rivers Ranch, Lenden Kjerstad, Creighton, SD, with his group of April Angus heifers weighing 706 lbs. Reserve Champion was awarded to Ron Iossi, Alliance, NE, with a set of March heifers weighing 716 lbs.

Five pens competed in the heavy weight heifer division. Champion Heavy Weight honors went to Weller Ranch, WB Weller, Kadkoa, SD, with his pen of April Red Angus heifers weighing 765 lbs. Reserve champion was awarded to Aaron Lau, Corsica, SD, with his March Angus-Simmental cross heifers weighing 783 lbs.

“I picked ’em like I’d spend my money,” said judge Lindbloom. “The quality was very deep.”

“There was uniformity between all the groups. We pretty much agreed on everything,” added Pieper.

“We selected for the longer, more feminine type of cattle. The ones that are going to make good cows,” said Lehrkamp. “The guys that brought the calves in brought in a very uniform set of animals.”

The overall Champion Commercial Heifer title went to Weller Ranch with their Heavy Weight Red Angus heifers. With the championship title, this group of heifers started the sale, bringing $1,175.

The Boehringer Ingelheim Commercial Heifer Show and Sale and Bred Heifer Sale took place at the James Kjerstad Event Center Warm-up Arena on the Central States Fairgrounds on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The event was sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim; Tri-State Neighboor; First Interstate Bank; Runnings Farm & Fleet; Glacial Lakes Energy; New Direction Equipment; Biozyme-Vita Ferm; and Origen.

A “Guess the Weight” competition started the event, sponsored by Cattle Business Weekly and Edgar Bros. Spectators were invited to guess the weight of a pen that included a three-year-old bull; a mature cow; and a yearling heifer. The bull weighed 2,280 lbs., the cow weighed 1,740 lbs., and the heifer weighed 1,025 lbs. for a pen total of 5,045 lbs. Mark Pieper was the closest, without going over, with the guess of 5,033 lbs., second was Matt Pieper with a guess of 5,010 lbs. and Nathan Van Ann (SP?) with a guess of 5,000 lbs.

Fifteen pens of heifers were consigned to the show and sale. Judges for the event were Dan Lindbloom, Hermosa, SD; Carl Lehrkamp, Scenic, SD; and Mark Pieper, Hay Springs, NE.

Four pens competed in the light weight heifer division. Champion Light Weight pen went to TG Livestock, Tagg and Gage Weller, Kadoka, SD with a group of April Red Angus-Hereford cross heifers weighing 692 lbs. TG Livestock also earned reserve champion in that division with a Red Angus-Hereford cross group weighing 686 lbs.

Six pens competed in the medium weight heifer division. Champion Medium Weight pen went to South 2 Rivers Ranch, Lenden Kjerstad, Creighton, SD, with his group of April Angus heifers weighing 706 lbs. Reserve Champion was awarded to Ron Iossi, Alliance, NE, with a set of March heifers weighing 716 lbs.

Five pens competed in the heavy weight heifer division. Champion Heavy Weight honors went to Weller Ranch, WB Weller, Kadkoa, SD, with his pen of April Red Angus heifers weighing 765 lbs. Reserve champion was awarded to Aaron Lau, Corsica, SD, with his March Angus-Simmental cross heifers weighing 783 lbs.

“I picked ’em like I’d spend my money,” said judge Lindbloom. “The quality was very deep.”

“There was uniformity between all the groups. We pretty much agreed on everything,” added Pieper.

“We selected for the longer, more feminine type of cattle. The ones that are going to make good cows,” said Lehrkamp. “The guys that brought the calves in brought in a very uniform set of animals.”

The overall Champion Commercial Heifer title went to Weller Ranch with their Heavy Weight Red Angus heifers. With the championship title, this group of heifers started the sale, bringing $1,175.

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