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Rafter T Angus Annual Bull Sale

TSLN Rep: Dennis Ginkens

Date of Sale: Jan. 12, 2019

Location: Buffalo Livestock Buffalo, WY

Auctioneer: Kyle Shobe

Averages:

60 Angus Bulls: $4,470

The weather was great in Buffalo for the Rafter T Angus Bull sale. The bulls looked great and the seats were full.

Lot 4 at $10,5000, RTA Rendezvous 856, Dob 2-18-2018, Reg 19258796, B Bar Joe Hero 2774 x RTA Brady 673, sold to Phill Burkey, Kayena, IN.

Lot 22 at $9,000, RTA Joe hero 833 Dob 3-1-2018, Reg 19239957 B Bar Joe Hero 2774 x RTA EVA 066, sold to Lund B Bar Angus, Wibaux, MT.

Lot 3 at $7,500, RTA Grand Teton 867, Dob 1-29-2018, Reg 19264993 B Bar Joe Hero 2774 x RTA Beauty Maiden 674, sold to Mountain Valley Ranch / Bob Hagerman, Douglas, WY.

Lot 7 at $6,500, RTA Wyoming 868 Dob 1-27-2018, Reg 19258801 B Bar Joe Hero 2774 x RTA Bessie 659, sold to Orin Edwards, Gillette, WY,

Lot 57 at $6,250 RTA Joe Hero 803 Dob 2-17-2018, Reg B Bar Joe Hero 2774 x RTA Lucy 5102, sold to Fuller Livestock, Gillette, WY

NDAA Select Bull & Female Sale

TSLN Rep: Matt Wznick, Dennis Ginkens

Date of Sale: Jan. 5, 2019

Location: KIST Livestock Mandan, North Dakota

Auctioneer: Roger Jacobs

Averages:

28 Bulls at $5,768

6 Bred Heifers at $6,042

3 Donor Cows at $4,417

16 Open Heifers at $3,109

Once again the NDAA State Select Sale did not disappoint offering a great selection of hand picked black Angus cattle to the buyers in the seats at KIST livestock Jan. 5, 2019. Congratulations on successful sale!

BULLS:

Lot #46 at $14,000, TNT King Arthur 815, DOB 2/15/2018, REG#19231046, Young Dale Xcaliber 32X x TNT Supreme 113, sold to Bruns Angus, Madison, SD.

Lot #26 at $12,000, HAF Incredible 8084, DOB 2/14/2018, REG#19229350, Panther Cr Incredible 6704 x HAF/KLC Lassie 4178, sold to Jallo Angus, Fordville, ND.

Lot #1 at $8,500, AAR President 832, DOB 2/7/2018, REG#19258372, SAV President 6847 x AAR Eliminator 247, sold to Jallo Angus, Fordville, ND.

Lot #39 at $8,000, PF Cowboy UP 804, DOB 2/4/2018, REG#19241241, HA Cowboy UP 5405 x PF Emblynette 214, sold to Wendell Livestock, LaMoure, ND.

BRED HEIFERS:

Lot #16 at $16,000, FAR Miss Blackbird 7026, DOB 3/7/2017, REG#18890255, Freys Appearance x FAR Miss Blackbird 20A1, sold to Lazy MC Ranch, Bassano Alberta, Canada.

DONOR COWS:

Lot #20 at $7,500, ZH Uptown Girl 831, DOB 3/15/2008, REG#16192044, HA Power Alliance 1025 x TC Primadonna 3067, sold to Ian Hall, Bachmeier Livestock, and Garner Eeg, Minot, ND.

HEIFER CALVES:

Lot #7 at $5,000, BSF Cowboy Up Girl 1807, DOB 3/4/2018, REG#19247361, HA Cowboy Up 5405 x BSF W2 Princess OPP 1404, sold to Jon Brown, Devils Lake, ND.

Angus Partners Female Sale

TSLN Rep: Matt Wznick, Dennis Ginkens

Date of Sale: Jan. 4, 2019

Location: KIST Livestock Mandan, North Dakota

Auctioneer: Roger Jacobs

Averages

493 Bred Heifers at $1,744

306 Heifer Calves at $1,153

A warm January the 4th day found a packed house at KIST livestock in Mandan North Dakota for the Angus Partners Female Sale. The sale featured a classy set of commercial bred and open angus heifers all influenced by genetics from McCumber Angus Ranch, Spickler Ranch North and Spickler Ranch South. Congratulations on a successful sale!

Bred Heifers

Lot #4, 20 head Black Angus bred heifers at $2,100

Lot #4, 20 head Black Angus bred heifers at $2,000

Lot #7, 30 head black white face bred heifers at $1,825

Heifer Calves

Lot #13, 70 head Black Angus heifers at $1,275

Lot #19, 12 head black white face heifers at $1,200

Slovek Ranch Annual Angus and Angus Plus Genetics Bull Sale

Date: Dec. 11, 2018

Location: Philip Livestock Auction, LLC

Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar

Reported by: Dan Piroutek and Scott Dirk

Averages:

28 Angus Bulls – $3,875

16 Angus Plus Bulls – $4,383

44 Total Bulls – $3,960

47 Commercial Bred Heifers – $1,625

The Slovek Ranch is northwest of Philip, and owned by Bill and Pennie Slovek, and their son, Bo. They hosted a good crowd of neighbors, friends, and repeat buyers.

Bo Slovek sells registered Angus bulls, while Bill has Hybrid Angus Plus bulls, high quality bulls with hybrid vigor due to the cross with Simmental cattle.

This year's offerings were well-grown and very sound on their feet and legs. They were quiet and easy to work with. The Sloveks feed many cattle, and pay attention to carcass quality.

The commercial bred heifers were bred to calving ease sons of Sydgen Fate and PA Fortitude for 20 days, and due to calve April 1st, 2019.

Top Selling Angus Bulls:

Lot 2: $8,000 to D & R Soukup, Wagner, South Dakota – BS Payweight E208, an April 29, 2017, son of Basin Payweight 1682 x SAV Brand Name 911

Lot 1: $5,250 to Sean Deal, Cherry Creek, South Dakota – BS Payweight E191, an April 24, 2017, son of Basin Payweight 1682 x SAV Brand Name 9115

Lot 3: $5,250 to Brandon Moos, Philip, South Dakota – BS Payweight E189, a May 3, 2017, a son of Basin Payweight 1682 x SAV 8180 Traveler 004

Lot 14: $5,250 to Heart Trail Ranch, LLP, Belle Fourche, South Dakota – BS Rito E203, an April 14, 2017, son of Rito 9Q20 of Rita 5F56 GHM x PA Fortitude 2500

Top Selling Angus Plus Bulls:

Lot 50: $6,000 to Doug Hauk, Philip, South Dakota– SLOV 307E, an April 21, 2018, son of GW Robust 605Z x Z6471

Lot 51: $5,750 to Scotty Jones, Midland, South Dakota– SLOV 3718E, an April 23, 2018, son of Right Ride x Y3559

Lot 49: $5,750 to Sean Deal, Cherry Creek, South Dakota– SLOV 3723E, a May 9, 2018, son of Deer Valley All In x X372

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TK Angus Fall Bull & Female Sale

TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk

Date of Sale: Dec. 11, 2018

Location: The ranch, Valentine, NE

Auctioneer: Matt Lowery

Averages:

143 Bulls – $4,973

52 Registered females – $3,123

Tim and Kim Marlatt and family offered another great set of sping and fall yearling Angus bulls for their annual fall production sale. This sale had been postponed from Dec. 3 because of the early December snowstorm that dropped nearly a foot of snow in Central South Dakota and Nebraska.

The top selling bull of the day was lot 89, TK Cowboy Up E710, an 8/23/17 son of HA Cowboy Up 5405 selling to LBS Angus, ND for $15,000.

Lot 43, TK Renown E475, an 8/25/17 son of SAV Renown 3439 sold to CC Ranch, NE for $12,500.

Lot 180, TK Brickhouse E896, an 8/31/17 son of Baldridge Brickhouse A011 sold to LBS Angus, ND for $11,000.

The top female was lot 222, TK Blackbird E122, a 2/5/17 daughter of SAV Renown 3439 bred to Musgrave 316 Stunner for a Feb. 2019 calf sold to Promised Land Livestock, NE for $8,000.

Lot 243, TK Tesa TW E121, a 2/6/17 daughter of SAV Renown 3439 bred to Musgrave 316 Stunner for a Jan. 2019 calf to Promised Land Livestock at $7,000.

Lot 223, TK Eileen Bar D384, an 8/30/16 daughter of SAV Renown 3439 sold bred to Musgrave 316 Stunner sold to Promised Land Livestock at $6,500

Cross Diamond Cattle Co. Red Angus

TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk

Date of Sale: Dec. 10, 2018

Location: At the ranch, Bertrand, NE

Auctioneers: Jim Birdwell and Joel Birdwell

Averages:

226 Red Angus Bulls – $6,750

12 Registered open heifers – $2,317

332 Commercial bred heifers – $1,827

38 Commercial open heifers – $1,067

A snowy landscape and sunny skies set the backdrop for the 13th Annual Cross Diamond Cattle Company Production Sale near Bertrand, Neb. Good food and fellowship complimented the stout, sound, highly maternal sale offering of Red Angus cattle from Scott and Kim Ford, along with their cooperators, Triangle Y Cattle, Right On Cattle Company, Solid Rock Red Angus, C Lazy B Red Angus, Paxton Ranch, Horsley Red Angus, Platte River Ranch and Adolph Red Angus.

Top selling bulls:

Lot 1 sold for $30,000 to Right On Cattle Company, Bertrand, Neb. Crs Diamnd Rebourne 7076 is a 5L Bourne 117-48A son from a Steadfast 9001 daughter.

Lot 32 sold for $30,000 to Randall and Jane Adolph, Mt. Carroll, Ill. Crs Diamnd Rebourne 7012 is a son of 5L Bourne 117-48A from a BHR Copper D 773 daughter.

Lot 2 sold for $25,000 to Gilroy Land & Cattle, Dalton, Neb. Crs Diamnd Cliffhanger 746 is a Poke Clifftop 5378 son from a Foundation daughter.

Lot 35 sold for $20,000 to Gilroy Land & Cattle, Dalton, Neb. Crs Diamnd Concurrence 7291 is a Crs Diamnd Synergy 394 son from a Crs Diamnd EXT 0435 daughter.

Lot 105 also sold to Gilroy Land & Cattle for $20,000. Crs Diamnd Landslide 7065 is a Poke NebP707 1064 son from a Crs Diamnd Allegiance 0235 daughter.

Lot 37 sold to M3 Cattle Company, Henryetta, Okla. for $20,000. Crs Diamnd Rebourne 769 is a 5L Bourne 117-48A son from a Dunlouise Red Native F207 daughter.

Lot 39 sold to Swanson Ranch, Elwood, Neb. for $17,000. Crs Diamnd Tidal Wave 7294 is a son of Crs Diamnd Tidal Wave 374 from a 7U Julian Twice 6621 daughter.

Lot 10 sold for $15,000 to Jerry Johnson, Fairfield, Tex. Crs Diamnd Boundary 794 is a son of Crs Diamnd Landslide 307 from Trotters Stronghold 156 daughter.

Lot 40 sold for $15,000 to Gilroy Land and Cattle, Dalton, Neb. Crs Diamnd Sovereign 719 is a son of Crump Sovereign 3190 from a HLH C168 7076 1228 daughter.

Lot 7 sold for $13,000 to Walking C Cattle, Lexington, Neb. Crs Diamnd Rebourne 7008 is a son of 5L Bourne 117-48A from a 5L Hard Rock 2188-09X daughter.

The top selling heifer, Lot 251, sold $3,400 to Marie Ford, Bertrand, Neb. Adph Rita Z206 F841 is sired by HLH Right Kind 4135 from a Crs Diamnd Hustler 833 daughter.

Also selling for $3,400, consigned by Triangle Y Cattle, was Lot 255, to Nicki Adolph, Mt. Carroll, Ill. CAB Julianne 8016 is a 7U Julian Twice 6621 daughter from a Beckton Herald P375 daughter.

Volume buyers were LeBlanc Cattle Company, East Bernard, Tex. with 15 bulls; Ken Wilson, Rapid Creek Ranch, Belvidere, So. Dak. with 10 bulls and Glenn Cattle Company, Fort Morgan, Colo. with 9 bulls.

Nathan Buntin, of Ashby, Neb. won the Ag Youth Initiative heifer drawing.

Weller Ranch 38th Annual Bull & Female Sale

Date: Nov. 27, 2018

Location: Philip Livestock Auction Market

Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar

Reported by: Dan Piroutek & Scott Dirk

Averages:

29 Coming Two Year Old Angus Bulls – $3,578

36 Bred Red Angus Heifers – $2,050

12 Bred Red Angus Heifers – $2,000

24 Bred Black Angus Heifers – $2,000

13 Bred Black Angus Heifers – $1,900

34 Bred Black Angus three-and-four year-old cows – $1,900

20 Bred Black Angus six-year-old cows – $1,600

18 Bred Black Angus ten-year-old cows – $1,025

Weller Ranch from Kadoka, South Dakota, hosted a nice crowd for their annual production sale. An outstanding set of cattle came to town, including both bulls and bred females. I felt that this was the best set of bulls that Bill had ever sold. They were really deep-bodied, sound-made bulls that looked the part. Many of the commercial bred females sold to repeat buyers.

Top Selling Bulls:

Lot 1: $6,000 to Knippling Bros., Chamberlain, South Dakota – KR Cash 4037 x CCAR Awesome X720

Lot 5: $5,500 to Gene and Sheryl Michael, Philip, South Dakota – GMAR Motive B009 X Sitz Bull Durham 9935

Lot 6: $5,500 to Gene and Sheryl Michael, Philip, South Dakota – GMAR Motive B009 X Sitz Bull Durham 9935

Lot 3: $4,750 to Wieman Bros., Marion, South Dakota – Baldridge Download Z013 X Sitz Bull Durham

Lot 2: $4,750 to Michael Ranch, Philip, South Dakota – Baldridge Download Z013 X SUA Final Answer 701

Livestock Market Reports | Week ending December 18, 2018