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Thomas Ranch Bull Sale

Jim Shirley

From left: VeaBea Thomas and Rosie Wilson. Rosie purchased a top-selling Angus and Red Angus bull for her West Fork Ranch at Loup City, NE.

The Thomas family held their annual sale in their nice sale facility located on the ranch north of Harrold, SD. The good crowd of cattlemen gathered went through the pens and marked their catalog on this beautiful spring day and seemed to enjoy the weather after the long winter.

The Thomas’ offer four breeds for their customers: Charolais, Angus, Sim-Angus and Red Angus. They have worked hard to produce top quality seedstock in each breed.

In the Charolais division, Lot 1, TR PZC Mr Turton 0794ET, topped the sale at $57,000. He is a son of TR MR Firefighter 5792 RET and is a full-brother to the reigning Denver Champion Charolais bull; his full-sister is the reigning Reserve Champion female at Denver. This big time herd bull was selected by Hansen Charolais Farm, Turton, SD; Cavender Ranches, TX; Nathan Settles, Morton, IL; and Watje Livestock, Clements, MO.

Lot 2, TRPCZ Mr Redsmoke 0726 XET, a son of TR Red Smoke, sold for $24,000 to Greg Stock, Harrisburg, SD and Barry Long, Wellington, TX. He carried the red factor and had impressive EPDs that ranked him in the top 4 percent of the breed for yearling weight.

Lot 3, TRPZC Mr Makeitup 0799 XET, a son of WDZ Firemaker 6062 P ET, sold for $7,500 to Romans Ranches, Vale, OR. He carried an excellent EPD profile that ranked him in the top 9 percent for WW and top 2 percent for YW in the breed.

In the Angus division, the top two selling bulls went to Mettler Angus of Canton, SD. Lot 117, TR MR Objective 0109X, brought $12,000. He was a calving ease son of Quaker Hill Objective 3J15. His EPDs were BW +1.9, WW +71 and YW +22, and he posted a WW ratio of 121 and YW ratio of 117.

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Jerry Mettler also bought Lot 161, TR MR Big Eye 0030X, a son of ALC Big Eye L22U for $10,000. This bull was out of a first calf heifer, a daughter of Mytty In Focus. He was a calving ease bull whose EPDs ranked him in the top 3 percent for WW and the top 5 percent for YW in the breed.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $6,500 to own Lot 136, TR MR Worth IT 0735X. He was a stout made ET son of SAV Net Worth 4200 that was out of the famous Katinka cow family.

In the Sim-Angus portion of the sale, Kearns Cattle Co., Rushville, NE, paid $22,500 to own Lot 203. This son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676 is out of TR MS Katinka 3208N – the same TR MR Dateline 0061 daughter by the dam of the third high selling Angus bull (that sold to West fork Ranches). This bull had a -1.4 BW EPD, and may have been the biggest, stoutest bull in the entire sale offering.

The second high-selling Sim-Angus bull went to Pichner Farms, Owatonna, MN for $7,500. He was Lot 208, TR MR Upgrade 0825, a son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676. He was a moderate framed bull with loads of muscle.

When the Red Angus portion of the sale got underway, Newley Hutchson of Canton, OK, paid $8,250 for Lot 235, WR MR Sakic 0442, a son of Red Six Mile Sakic 8325. He was a stout made heifer bull.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $8,000 for Lot 232, TMAS PZCT King Copper 0348ET. This son of LMAN King Rob 8621 was out of the donor dam UBAR Copper Queen 155, a daughter of LCHMN Grand Canyon 1244G. He carried a strong EPD profile.

The Thomas family held their annual sale in their nice sale facility located on the ranch north of Harrold, SD. The good crowd of cattlemen gathered went through the pens and marked their catalog on this beautiful spring day and seemed to enjoy the weather after the long winter.

The Thomas’ offer four breeds for their customers: Charolais, Angus, Sim-Angus and Red Angus. They have worked hard to produce top quality seedstock in each breed.

In the Charolais division, Lot 1, TR PZC Mr Turton 0794ET, topped the sale at $57,000. He is a son of TR MR Firefighter 5792 RET and is a full-brother to the reigning Denver Champion Charolais bull; his full-sister is the reigning Reserve Champion female at Denver. This big time herd bull was selected by Hansen Charolais Farm, Turton, SD; Cavender Ranches, TX; Nathan Settles, Morton, IL; and Watje Livestock, Clements, MO.

Lot 2, TRPCZ Mr Redsmoke 0726 XET, a son of TR Red Smoke, sold for $24,000 to Greg Stock, Harrisburg, SD and Barry Long, Wellington, TX. He carried the red factor and had impressive EPDs that ranked him in the top 4 percent of the breed for yearling weight.

Lot 3, TRPZC Mr Makeitup 0799 XET, a son of WDZ Firemaker 6062 P ET, sold for $7,500 to Romans Ranches, Vale, OR. He carried an excellent EPD profile that ranked him in the top 9 percent for WW and top 2 percent for YW in the breed.

In the Angus division, the top two selling bulls went to Mettler Angus of Canton, SD. Lot 117, TR MR Objective 0109X, brought $12,000. He was a calving ease son of Quaker Hill Objective 3J15. His EPDs were BW +1.9, WW +71 and YW +22, and he posted a WW ratio of 121 and YW ratio of 117.

Jerry Mettler also bought Lot 161, TR MR Big Eye 0030X, a son of ALC Big Eye L22U for $10,000. This bull was out of a first calf heifer, a daughter of Mytty In Focus. He was a calving ease bull whose EPDs ranked him in the top 3 percent for WW and the top 5 percent for YW in the breed.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $6,500 to own Lot 136, TR MR Worth IT 0735X. He was a stout made ET son of SAV Net Worth 4200 that was out of the famous Katinka cow family.

In the Sim-Angus portion of the sale, Kearns Cattle Co., Rushville, NE, paid $22,500 to own Lot 203. This son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676 is out of TR MS Katinka 3208N – the same TR MR Dateline 0061 daughter by the dam of the third high selling Angus bull (that sold to West fork Ranches). This bull had a -1.4 BW EPD, and may have been the biggest, stoutest bull in the entire sale offering.

The second high-selling Sim-Angus bull went to Pichner Farms, Owatonna, MN for $7,500. He was Lot 208, TR MR Upgrade 0825, a son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676. He was a moderate framed bull with loads of muscle.

When the Red Angus portion of the sale got underway, Newley Hutchson of Canton, OK, paid $8,250 for Lot 235, WR MR Sakic 0442, a son of Red Six Mile Sakic 8325. He was a stout made heifer bull.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $8,000 for Lot 232, TMAS PZCT King Copper 0348ET. This son of LMAN King Rob 8621 was out of the donor dam UBAR Copper Queen 155, a daughter of LCHMN Grand Canyon 1244G. He carried a strong EPD profile.

The Thomas family held their annual sale in their nice sale facility located on the ranch north of Harrold, SD. The good crowd of cattlemen gathered went through the pens and marked their catalog on this beautiful spring day and seemed to enjoy the weather after the long winter.

The Thomas’ offer four breeds for their customers: Charolais, Angus, Sim-Angus and Red Angus. They have worked hard to produce top quality seedstock in each breed.

In the Charolais division, Lot 1, TR PZC Mr Turton 0794ET, topped the sale at $57,000. He is a son of TR MR Firefighter 5792 RET and is a full-brother to the reigning Denver Champion Charolais bull; his full-sister is the reigning Reserve Champion female at Denver. This big time herd bull was selected by Hansen Charolais Farm, Turton, SD; Cavender Ranches, TX; Nathan Settles, Morton, IL; and Watje Livestock, Clements, MO.

Lot 2, TRPCZ Mr Redsmoke 0726 XET, a son of TR Red Smoke, sold for $24,000 to Greg Stock, Harrisburg, SD and Barry Long, Wellington, TX. He carried the red factor and had impressive EPDs that ranked him in the top 4 percent of the breed for yearling weight.

Lot 3, TRPZC Mr Makeitup 0799 XET, a son of WDZ Firemaker 6062 P ET, sold for $7,500 to Romans Ranches, Vale, OR. He carried an excellent EPD profile that ranked him in the top 9 percent for WW and top 2 percent for YW in the breed.

In the Angus division, the top two selling bulls went to Mettler Angus of Canton, SD. Lot 117, TR MR Objective 0109X, brought $12,000. He was a calving ease son of Quaker Hill Objective 3J15. His EPDs were BW +1.9, WW +71 and YW +22, and he posted a WW ratio of 121 and YW ratio of 117.

Jerry Mettler also bought Lot 161, TR MR Big Eye 0030X, a son of ALC Big Eye L22U for $10,000. This bull was out of a first calf heifer, a daughter of Mytty In Focus. He was a calving ease bull whose EPDs ranked him in the top 3 percent for WW and the top 5 percent for YW in the breed.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $6,500 to own Lot 136, TR MR Worth IT 0735X. He was a stout made ET son of SAV Net Worth 4200 that was out of the famous Katinka cow family.

In the Sim-Angus portion of the sale, Kearns Cattle Co., Rushville, NE, paid $22,500 to own Lot 203. This son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676 is out of TR MS Katinka 3208N – the same TR MR Dateline 0061 daughter by the dam of the third high selling Angus bull (that sold to West fork Ranches). This bull had a -1.4 BW EPD, and may have been the biggest, stoutest bull in the entire sale offering.

The second high-selling Sim-Angus bull went to Pichner Farms, Owatonna, MN for $7,500. He was Lot 208, TR MR Upgrade 0825, a son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676. He was a moderate framed bull with loads of muscle.

When the Red Angus portion of the sale got underway, Newley Hutchson of Canton, OK, paid $8,250 for Lot 235, WR MR Sakic 0442, a son of Red Six Mile Sakic 8325. He was a stout made heifer bull.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $8,000 for Lot 232, TMAS PZCT King Copper 0348ET. This son of LMAN King Rob 8621 was out of the donor dam UBAR Copper Queen 155, a daughter of LCHMN Grand Canyon 1244G. He carried a strong EPD profile.

The Thomas family held their annual sale in their nice sale facility located on the ranch north of Harrold, SD. The good crowd of cattlemen gathered went through the pens and marked their catalog on this beautiful spring day and seemed to enjoy the weather after the long winter.

The Thomas’ offer four breeds for their customers: Charolais, Angus, Sim-Angus and Red Angus. They have worked hard to produce top quality seedstock in each breed.

In the Charolais division, Lot 1, TR PZC Mr Turton 0794ET, topped the sale at $57,000. He is a son of TR MR Firefighter 5792 RET and is a full-brother to the reigning Denver Champion Charolais bull; his full-sister is the reigning Reserve Champion female at Denver. This big time herd bull was selected by Hansen Charolais Farm, Turton, SD; Cavender Ranches, TX; Nathan Settles, Morton, IL; and Watje Livestock, Clements, MO.

Lot 2, TRPCZ Mr Redsmoke 0726 XET, a son of TR Red Smoke, sold for $24,000 to Greg Stock, Harrisburg, SD and Barry Long, Wellington, TX. He carried the red factor and had impressive EPDs that ranked him in the top 4 percent of the breed for yearling weight.

Lot 3, TRPZC Mr Makeitup 0799 XET, a son of WDZ Firemaker 6062 P ET, sold for $7,500 to Romans Ranches, Vale, OR. He carried an excellent EPD profile that ranked him in the top 9 percent for WW and top 2 percent for YW in the breed.

In the Angus division, the top two selling bulls went to Mettler Angus of Canton, SD. Lot 117, TR MR Objective 0109X, brought $12,000. He was a calving ease son of Quaker Hill Objective 3J15. His EPDs were BW +1.9, WW +71 and YW +22, and he posted a WW ratio of 121 and YW ratio of 117.

Jerry Mettler also bought Lot 161, TR MR Big Eye 0030X, a son of ALC Big Eye L22U for $10,000. This bull was out of a first calf heifer, a daughter of Mytty In Focus. He was a calving ease bull whose EPDs ranked him in the top 3 percent for WW and the top 5 percent for YW in the breed.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $6,500 to own Lot 136, TR MR Worth IT 0735X. He was a stout made ET son of SAV Net Worth 4200 that was out of the famous Katinka cow family.

In the Sim-Angus portion of the sale, Kearns Cattle Co., Rushville, NE, paid $22,500 to own Lot 203. This son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676 is out of TR MS Katinka 3208N – the same TR MR Dateline 0061 daughter by the dam of the third high selling Angus bull (that sold to West fork Ranches). This bull had a -1.4 BW EPD, and may have been the biggest, stoutest bull in the entire sale offering.

The second high-selling Sim-Angus bull went to Pichner Farms, Owatonna, MN for $7,500. He was Lot 208, TR MR Upgrade 0825, a son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676. He was a moderate framed bull with loads of muscle.

When the Red Angus portion of the sale got underway, Newley Hutchson of Canton, OK, paid $8,250 for Lot 235, WR MR Sakic 0442, a son of Red Six Mile Sakic 8325. He was a stout made heifer bull.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $8,000 for Lot 232, TMAS PZCT King Copper 0348ET. This son of LMAN King Rob 8621 was out of the donor dam UBAR Copper Queen 155, a daughter of LCHMN Grand Canyon 1244G. He carried a strong EPD profile.

The Thomas family held their annual sale in their nice sale facility located on the ranch north of Harrold, SD. The good crowd of cattlemen gathered went through the pens and marked their catalog on this beautiful spring day and seemed to enjoy the weather after the long winter.

The Thomas’ offer four breeds for their customers: Charolais, Angus, Sim-Angus and Red Angus. They have worked hard to produce top quality seedstock in each breed.

In the Charolais division, Lot 1, TR PZC Mr Turton 0794ET, topped the sale at $57,000. He is a son of TR MR Firefighter 5792 RET and is a full-brother to the reigning Denver Champion Charolais bull; his full-sister is the reigning Reserve Champion female at Denver. This big time herd bull was selected by Hansen Charolais Farm, Turton, SD; Cavender Ranches, TX; Nathan Settles, Morton, IL; and Watje Livestock, Clements, MO.

Lot 2, TRPCZ Mr Redsmoke 0726 XET, a son of TR Red Smoke, sold for $24,000 to Greg Stock, Harrisburg, SD and Barry Long, Wellington, TX. He carried the red factor and had impressive EPDs that ranked him in the top 4 percent of the breed for yearling weight.

Lot 3, TRPZC Mr Makeitup 0799 XET, a son of WDZ Firemaker 6062 P ET, sold for $7,500 to Romans Ranches, Vale, OR. He carried an excellent EPD profile that ranked him in the top 9 percent for WW and top 2 percent for YW in the breed.

In the Angus division, the top two selling bulls went to Mettler Angus of Canton, SD. Lot 117, TR MR Objective 0109X, brought $12,000. He was a calving ease son of Quaker Hill Objective 3J15. His EPDs were BW +1.9, WW +71 and YW +22, and he posted a WW ratio of 121 and YW ratio of 117.

Jerry Mettler also bought Lot 161, TR MR Big Eye 0030X, a son of ALC Big Eye L22U for $10,000. This bull was out of a first calf heifer, a daughter of Mytty In Focus. He was a calving ease bull whose EPDs ranked him in the top 3 percent for WW and the top 5 percent for YW in the breed.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $6,500 to own Lot 136, TR MR Worth IT 0735X. He was a stout made ET son of SAV Net Worth 4200 that was out of the famous Katinka cow family.

In the Sim-Angus portion of the sale, Kearns Cattle Co., Rushville, NE, paid $22,500 to own Lot 203. This son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676 is out of TR MS Katinka 3208N – the same TR MR Dateline 0061 daughter by the dam of the third high selling Angus bull (that sold to West fork Ranches). This bull had a -1.4 BW EPD, and may have been the biggest, stoutest bull in the entire sale offering.

The second high-selling Sim-Angus bull went to Pichner Farms, Owatonna, MN for $7,500. He was Lot 208, TR MR Upgrade 0825, a son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676. He was a moderate framed bull with loads of muscle.

When the Red Angus portion of the sale got underway, Newley Hutchson of Canton, OK, paid $8,250 for Lot 235, WR MR Sakic 0442, a son of Red Six Mile Sakic 8325. He was a stout made heifer bull.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $8,000 for Lot 232, TMAS PZCT King Copper 0348ET. This son of LMAN King Rob 8621 was out of the donor dam UBAR Copper Queen 155, a daughter of LCHMN Grand Canyon 1244G. He carried a strong EPD profile.

The Thomas family held their annual sale in their nice sale facility located on the ranch north of Harrold, SD. The good crowd of cattlemen gathered went through the pens and marked their catalog on this beautiful spring day and seemed to enjoy the weather after the long winter.

The Thomas’ offer four breeds for their customers: Charolais, Angus, Sim-Angus and Red Angus. They have worked hard to produce top quality seedstock in each breed.

In the Charolais division, Lot 1, TR PZC Mr Turton 0794ET, topped the sale at $57,000. He is a son of TR MR Firefighter 5792 RET and is a full-brother to the reigning Denver Champion Charolais bull; his full-sister is the reigning Reserve Champion female at Denver. This big time herd bull was selected by Hansen Charolais Farm, Turton, SD; Cavender Ranches, TX; Nathan Settles, Morton, IL; and Watje Livestock, Clements, MO.

Lot 2, TRPCZ Mr Redsmoke 0726 XET, a son of TR Red Smoke, sold for $24,000 to Greg Stock, Harrisburg, SD and Barry Long, Wellington, TX. He carried the red factor and had impressive EPDs that ranked him in the top 4 percent of the breed for yearling weight.

Lot 3, TRPZC Mr Makeitup 0799 XET, a son of WDZ Firemaker 6062 P ET, sold for $7,500 to Romans Ranches, Vale, OR. He carried an excellent EPD profile that ranked him in the top 9 percent for WW and top 2 percent for YW in the breed.

In the Angus division, the top two selling bulls went to Mettler Angus of Canton, SD. Lot 117, TR MR Objective 0109X, brought $12,000. He was a calving ease son of Quaker Hill Objective 3J15. His EPDs were BW +1.9, WW +71 and YW +22, and he posted a WW ratio of 121 and YW ratio of 117.

Jerry Mettler also bought Lot 161, TR MR Big Eye 0030X, a son of ALC Big Eye L22U for $10,000. This bull was out of a first calf heifer, a daughter of Mytty In Focus. He was a calving ease bull whose EPDs ranked him in the top 3 percent for WW and the top 5 percent for YW in the breed.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $6,500 to own Lot 136, TR MR Worth IT 0735X. He was a stout made ET son of SAV Net Worth 4200 that was out of the famous Katinka cow family.

In the Sim-Angus portion of the sale, Kearns Cattle Co., Rushville, NE, paid $22,500 to own Lot 203. This son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676 is out of TR MS Katinka 3208N – the same TR MR Dateline 0061 daughter by the dam of the third high selling Angus bull (that sold to West fork Ranches). This bull had a -1.4 BW EPD, and may have been the biggest, stoutest bull in the entire sale offering.

The second high-selling Sim-Angus bull went to Pichner Farms, Owatonna, MN for $7,500. He was Lot 208, TR MR Upgrade 0825, a son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676. He was a moderate framed bull with loads of muscle.

When the Red Angus portion of the sale got underway, Newley Hutchson of Canton, OK, paid $8,250 for Lot 235, WR MR Sakic 0442, a son of Red Six Mile Sakic 8325. He was a stout made heifer bull.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $8,000 for Lot 232, TMAS PZCT King Copper 0348ET. This son of LMAN King Rob 8621 was out of the donor dam UBAR Copper Queen 155, a daughter of LCHMN Grand Canyon 1244G. He carried a strong EPD profile.

The Thomas family held their annual sale in their nice sale facility located on the ranch north of Harrold, SD. The good crowd of cattlemen gathered went through the pens and marked their catalog on this beautiful spring day and seemed to enjoy the weather after the long winter.

The Thomas’ offer four breeds for their customers: Charolais, Angus, Sim-Angus and Red Angus. They have worked hard to produce top quality seedstock in each breed.

In the Charolais division, Lot 1, TR PZC Mr Turton 0794ET, topped the sale at $57,000. He is a son of TR MR Firefighter 5792 RET and is a full-brother to the reigning Denver Champion Charolais bull; his full-sister is the reigning Reserve Champion female at Denver. This big time herd bull was selected by Hansen Charolais Farm, Turton, SD; Cavender Ranches, TX; Nathan Settles, Morton, IL; and Watje Livestock, Clements, MO.

Lot 2, TRPCZ Mr Redsmoke 0726 XET, a son of TR Red Smoke, sold for $24,000 to Greg Stock, Harrisburg, SD and Barry Long, Wellington, TX. He carried the red factor and had impressive EPDs that ranked him in the top 4 percent of the breed for yearling weight.

Lot 3, TRPZC Mr Makeitup 0799 XET, a son of WDZ Firemaker 6062 P ET, sold for $7,500 to Romans Ranches, Vale, OR. He carried an excellent EPD profile that ranked him in the top 9 percent for WW and top 2 percent for YW in the breed.

In the Angus division, the top two selling bulls went to Mettler Angus of Canton, SD. Lot 117, TR MR Objective 0109X, brought $12,000. He was a calving ease son of Quaker Hill Objective 3J15. His EPDs were BW +1.9, WW +71 and YW +22, and he posted a WW ratio of 121 and YW ratio of 117.

Jerry Mettler also bought Lot 161, TR MR Big Eye 0030X, a son of ALC Big Eye L22U for $10,000. This bull was out of a first calf heifer, a daughter of Mytty In Focus. He was a calving ease bull whose EPDs ranked him in the top 3 percent for WW and the top 5 percent for YW in the breed.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $6,500 to own Lot 136, TR MR Worth IT 0735X. He was a stout made ET son of SAV Net Worth 4200 that was out of the famous Katinka cow family.

In the Sim-Angus portion of the sale, Kearns Cattle Co., Rushville, NE, paid $22,500 to own Lot 203. This son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676 is out of TR MS Katinka 3208N – the same TR MR Dateline 0061 daughter by the dam of the third high selling Angus bull (that sold to West fork Ranches). This bull had a -1.4 BW EPD, and may have been the biggest, stoutest bull in the entire sale offering.

The second high-selling Sim-Angus bull went to Pichner Farms, Owatonna, MN for $7,500. He was Lot 208, TR MR Upgrade 0825, a son of MR NLC Upgrade U8676. He was a moderate framed bull with loads of muscle.

When the Red Angus portion of the sale got underway, Newley Hutchson of Canton, OK, paid $8,250 for Lot 235, WR MR Sakic 0442, a son of Red Six Mile Sakic 8325. He was a stout made heifer bull.

West Fork Ranches, Loup City, NE, paid $8,000 for Lot 232, TMAS PZCT King Copper 0348ET. This son of LMAN King Rob 8621 was out of the donor dam UBAR Copper Queen 155, a daughter of LCHMN Grand Canyon 1244G. He carried a strong EPD profile.

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