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Sale Report: Upstream Ranch

TSLN Rep: Drew Feller

Date of Sale: Feb. 1, 2020

Location: Taylor, NE

Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar

Averages:

87 Fall Yearling Hereford Bulls – $4,859

167 Two-Year-Old Hereford Bulls – $4,752

92 Hereford Bred Heifers – $3,791

Top Fall Yearling Hereford Bulls:

Lot 273 at $35,000 was UPS Endure 8812, DOB: 10-1-2018; SIRE: NJW 79Z Z311 Endure 173D ET. He sold to Andrew Orsak. Wallis, TX.

Lot 252 at $33,000 was UPS Endure 8768, DOB: 9-17-2018; SIRE: NJW 79Z Z311 Endure 173D ET. He sold to Rausch Herefords, Hoven, SD.

Lot 292 at $20,500 was UPS Endure 8870 ET, DOB: 10-10-2018; SIRE: NJW 79Z Z311 Endure 173D ET. He sold to Rausch Herefords, Hoven SD.

Lot 200 at $12,000 was UPS Hometown 8602, DOB: 8-16-2018; SIRE: NJW 73S W18 Hometown. He sold to Dan Howard, Elida, NM.

Top Two-Year-Old Hereford Bulls:

Lot 1 at $45,000 was UPS Endure 9359 ET, DOB: 5-7-2018; SIRE: NJW 79Z Z311 Endure 173D ET. He sold to Don Kracke, De Witt, NE.

Lot 171 at $17,000 was UPS Endure 8499 ET, DPB: 5-24-2018; SIRE: NJW 79Z Z311 Endure 173D ET. He sold to Dvorak Herefords, Lake Andes, SD.

Lot 45 at $16,000 was UPS Endure 8128; DOB: 4-6-2018; SIRE: NJW 79Z Z311 Endure 173D ET. He sold to Durbin Creek Ranch, Thermpolis, WY.

Lot 25 at $14,000 was UPS 2296 Sensation 8080, DOB: 3-18-2018: SIRE: UPS Sensation 2296. He sold to High Desert Cattle Co., Burwell, NE.

Top Hereford Bred Heifers:

Lot 320 at $18,000 was UPS Miss Mighty 8440 ET, DOB: 5-17-2018: SIRE: NJW 79Z Z311 Endure 173D ET; Bred to UPS 2504 Sensation 7616. She sold to Prairie Meadow Herefords, Rochester, MN.

Lot 355 at $9,000 was UPS Miss Endure 8136, DOB: 4-6-2018; SIRE: NWJ 79Z Z311 Endure 173D ET; Bred to Bar JZ Sleep On 738C. She sold to Landgren Ranch, Bartell, NE.

Urlacher Angus

TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk

Date of Sale: Jan. 17, 2020

Location: Bowman Auction Market, Bowman, ND

Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar

Averages:

59 Two Year Old Angus Bulls – $5,542

Gregg and Mary Urlacher and family held their annual bull sale at Bowman Auction Market, Bowman, ND on Fri. Jan. 17. This is a true 2-year old program, the bulls are fed and developed to sell as 2-year olds and were very well accepted by the large crowd of buyers on hand for the sale.

Top selling bull on the day was lot 37, UA Bullseye 8038, a 3/18 son of Mogck Bullseye with epds of BW 2.1 WW 67 YW 120 Milk 30 to Colin Schmidt, Manning, N.D., for $16,000.

Lot 4, UA Natural 8331, a 4/18 son of Mytty Natural with 791 pound weaning wt. and 111 weaning ratio sold to Deran and Tina Lefor, Gladstone, N.D., for $12,500.

Lot 2, UA Earnan 8003, a 4/18 son of Tokach Earnan 3751 with 790 pound 205 wt., 111 weaning ratio sold to Don Miller, Raleigh, N.D., for $9,500.

Lot 49, UA Cowboy Up 505, a 3/18 son of HA Cowboy Up 5405 had a yearling wt. of 1233 pounds and sold to Melvin Schock, New England, ND for $9,000.

Also selling for $9,000 was lot 55, UA Payout 8382, a 3/18 son of WCF Payout 6240 with epds of BW 2.1 WW 62 YW 112 Milk 26 to Jeff Brown, Scranton, N.D.

Rafter T Angus Annual Bull Sale

TSLN Rep: Matt Wznick

Date of Sale: Jan. 11, 2020

Location: Buffalo Livestock Auction, Buffalo, Wyoming

Auctioneer: Kyle Shobe

Averages:

57 Bulls – $4,390

On January 11, 2020, a hard working family, the Kretschmans, offered a high quality set of yearling Angus bulls to the buyers in the seats at Buffalo Livestock Auction. These bulls are bred and developed for longevity and functionality by utilizing some of the industries most solid AI sires and some impressive new young sires. Rafter T Angus is quickly becoming one of the most trusted names in the industry, always keeping their customer in mind and offering a personal guarantee on the bulls. Congratulations to the Kretschman Family on a great sale! SALE HIGHLIGHTS;

Lot 4 at $9750, RTA MAYWEATHER 945, 1/23/19, EXAR Declaration 1686B x RTA Hedy 78, sold to Mike Vaughn, Kyle, South Dakota

Lot 5 at $8750, RTA MARCIANO 956, 2/14/19, SAV Hesston 2217 x RTA Pride 561, sold to Mike Vaughn, Kyle, South Dakota

Lot 2 at $8500, RTA PACQUIAO 9112, 1/25/19, Ellingson Homegrown 6035 x RTA Lisa 76, sold to Mountain Valley Livestock, Douglas, Wyoming

Lot 6 at $8500, RTA LEONARD 944, 2/12/19, S Chisum 255 x RTA Kenna 698, sold to P.H. Livestock, Rawlins, Wyoming

Lot 1 at $7500, RTA DE LA HOYA 949, 1/21/19, EXAR Declaration 1686B x RTA Pride 797, sold to P.H. Livestock, Rawlins, Wyoming.

Richard Angus 6th Annual Production Sale

TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk

Date of Sale: Dec. 13, 2019

Location: At the ranch, south of Belfield, ND

Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar

Averages:

104 Coming 2 Year Old Angus Bulls avg. $5,018

233 Commercial Bred Heifers avg. $1,630

What a great sale for the Richard family. Brandon and Emily with their young family along with Byron and Kathy Richard presented a great set of aged bulls for sale. The heated sale arena was packed with new and repeat buyers that came to purchase bulls and bred heifers. Richard Angus has a feeder calf buyback program for their bull customers and most of the bred heifers in the sale the result of that program.

Top selling bulls:

Lot 92, Richard Solution 8326, a 4/18 son of KG Solution, epds CED 11, BW -1.1, WW 63, YW 119, Milk 17 to Mangen Angus, Broadus, MT for $18,500.

Lot 116, Richard Everlast 8293, 4/18 son of Mohnen Everlast 1006, epds CED -2 BW 3.8 WW 86 YW 148 to SD buyer for $13,000.

Lot 4, Richard Cowboy Up 8076, 3/18 son of HA Cowboy Up 5405, epds CED 6 BW 2.0 WW 66 YW 114 Milk 114 to Promise Butte Ranch, Mobridge, SD at $12,000.

Lot 58, Richard Revive 8089 a 3/18 son of Wilks Revive 5214 with epds of CED 9 BW -0.8 WW 71 YW 128 Milk 20 to River Run Ranch, Medora, ND for $11,000.

Three bulls sold at $10,000 each

Lot 10, Richard Cowboy Up 8131, a 3/18 son of HA Cowboy Up to Jamey Adams, Medora, ND.

Lot 23, Richard Invasion 8074, a 3/18 son of Sitz Invasion 574D to Edgar Bros., Rockham, SD.

Lot 81, Richard Logic 8150, a 3/19 son of KB Logic 5120 to Promise Butte Ranch, Mobridge, SD.

The top draft of bred heifers sold at $1,900 each.

Currant Creek Angus “Currant Genetics for Current Times” Fall Bull Sale

TSLN Rep: Matt Wznick

Date of Sale: Dec. 7, 2019

Location: At the Ranch near Roundup, Montana

Auctioneer: Joe Goggins

Averages:

40 Fall Yearling Angus Bulls – $4,317

61 Yearling Angus Bulls – $3,890

6 Yearling Red Angus Bulls – $3,542

113 Total Bulls – $4,027

The Elliasson family along with guest consignors Griffin Land & Cattle offered for sale a set of sound and functional cattle that are bred to work in harsh environments at the Currant Creek Angus Ranch Fall Bull Sale Saturday December 7, 2019, held at the ranch near Roundup, Montana. The Griffin and Elliasson family have a long history of working together and raising cattle that not only share genetics but are the same type. Congratulations to everyone involved on a great sale!

Lot 66 at $6,500, CCAR Outside G498; 3/15/19; AAR Outside 5238 x CCAR Lass Z654, sold to Seven Hanging 7, Grass Range, MT

Lot 67 at $6,500, CCAR Outside G511; 3/18/19; AAR Outside x CCAR Ideal X0016, Sold to Seven Hanging Seven, Grass Range, MT

Lot 25 at $5,750, GLC Logo 8125; 9/29/18; Sitz Logo 12964 x GGG Lady 6146, sold to Kyle Shaw, Miles City, MT

Lot 50 at $5,250, CCAR Reserve G510; 3/7/19; JVC Reserve B424 x CCAR Diamond W191, sold to Seven Hanging Seven, Grass Range, MT

Lot 3 at $5,250, CCAR 5228 Payweight 8958; 9/27/18; WCF Payweight 5228 x CCAR Hazel T930, sold to Glen Beecher, Cohagen, MT

Sitz Angus 54th Annual Fall Bull and Female Sale

TSLN Reps: Matt Wznick, Dennis Ginkens

Date of Sale: Dec. 5, 2019

Location: at the ranch – Harrison, Montana

Auctioneers: Roger Jacobs and Joe Goggins

Averages:

437 Coming Two Year Old Bulls – $6,737

195 Commercial Bred Cows – $2,230

418 Commercial Bred Heifers – $1,777

December 5, 2019 was the 54th Annual SITZ Angus Fall Production sale, held at the ranch near Harrison, Montana, and marked 96 years for the Sitz Family in the Angus industry. Over the many years of raising some of the Angus breed’s most influential cattle, the family has kept several things in mind, weight, fertility, and resilient cattle are what pay. It was evident on sale day that these beliefs have a created a strong, loyal following for the program as it was standing room only with both new and repeat buyers filling every seat in the sale barn. Congratulations to the Sitz family and crew on a great sale!

Lot 28 at $165,000, Sitz Resilient 10208; 2/15/18; Sitz Stellar 726D x Sitz Miss Burgess 1856, sold to Bar JV Angus, Fairview, MT, Lund’s B Bar Angus, Wibaux, MT, & Dan Ingalls, Casper, WY

Lot 3 at $35,000, Sitz Logo 8148; 3/5/18; Sitz Ligo 12964 x Sitz Barbaramere Nell 912, sold to Split Diamond Ranch, Whitehall, MT

Lot 32 at $30,000, Sitz Ligo 12128; 1/28/18; Sitz Logo x Sitz Ennobles Emma 596, sold to JJ Angus, Connellsville, PA

Lot 55 at $16,500, Sitz Logo 12868; 1/28/18; Sitz Logo x Sitz Emma E 1861, sold to Harlan Ranches, Kaycee, WY

Lot 89 at $16,000, Sitz Logo 11048; 2/8/18; Sitz Logo x Sitz Emma E 451, sold to Bird Ranch, Midland, TX

Lit 190 at $16,000, Sitz Logo 11508; 2/4/18; Sitz Logo x Sitz Elsiemere 2376, sold to Carter Cattle Co., Pingree, ID

Top Commercial Bred Cows:

$2,550 x 10 head

$2,500 x 11 head

$2,425 x 16 head

$2,375 x 30 head

Top Commercial Bred Heifers:

$2,250 x 10 head

$2,200 x 48 head

$2,100 x 10 head

$1,975 x 48 head

Big Sky Elite Female Sale

TSLN Rep: Dennis Ginkens

Date of Sale: Dec. 4, 2019

Location: Green Mountain Red Angus Logan, MT

Auctioneer: Kyle Gilchrist

Averages:

1 Pick of the Bred or Open Heifers – $8,750

40 Mature Cows – $2,166

33 3-Year Olds – $1,892

49 Bred Heifers – $2,082

14 Commercial Bred Heifers – $1,652

Great day for the Big Sky Elite Female Sale .

Great set of Female Red Angus and a Great crowd on the seats from all over to but them.

Lot 1 – $8750, Pick of Green Mountain Red Angus Bred Heifers or Open Replacement Heifers, Wil Bledsoe of Hugo, CO

MATURE COWS:

Lot 3 – $8000, Feddes Larkabu X21, a Feddes Big Sky R9 daughter out of a 5L Norseman King 2291 dam, selling to Lucht Red Angus of Bozeman, MT.

Lot 5 – $5500, GMRA Nexa 455, a Beckton Epic R397 K daughter out of a GMRA Laramie 5110 dam, selling to Jimmy Whitley of Horton, AL

Lot 2 – $4500, Feddes Lakina X113, a RED Six Mile Sakic 832S daughter out of a Lchmn GrandCanyon 1244G dam, selling to Lucht Red Angus of Bozeman, MT

COMING 3-YEAR OLDS:

Lot 66 – $2900, GMRA Ophelia 791, a GMRA Trilogy 0226 daughter out of a LJC Mission Statement P27 dam, selling to Jimmy Whitley of Horton, AL

Lot 70 – $2600, DKK Starlette 7162, a Spur Franchise 7070 daughter out of a DKK Dynamite 285 dam, selling to Cash Corbally of Helena, MT

Lot 65 – $2250, GMRA Lakota 784, a Beckton Epic R397 K daughter out of a GMRA Secret Mission 8258 dam, selling to Goodnight Red Angus of Florence, MT

BRED HEIFERS:

Lot 34 – $5000, C-T Linsey 8122, a PIE One of a Kind 352 daughter out of a Bieber Make Mimi 7249 dam, selling to Angelo Cattle Company of Drummond, MT.

Lot 41 – $3250, Feddes Jessa Y68-880, a PIE One of a Kind daughter out of a C-T Big Chief 0934 dam, selling to Lance Cline of Onaga, KS

Lot 31 – $3100, Feddes Larkabu C79-824, a PIE One of a Kind 352 out of a C-T Grand Kingdom 2065, selling to Dan Reardon of Montrose, CO

5 L Red Angus Annual ‘Profit $eeker’ Fall Sale

TSLN Rep: Matt Wznick

Date of Sale: Nov. 11, 2019

Location: At the Ranch near Sheridan, Montana

Auctioneer: Jim Birdwell

Averages

88 Red Angus Bulls – $4.472

6 SimAngus Bulls – $4,166

19 Profit Plus Bulls – $3,434

18 Charolais Bulls – $3,667

12 Opti Bulls – $2,458

100 Commercial Bred Heifers – $1,855

Larry Mehlhoff and family presented an excellent set of bulls to the buyers in the seats on Thursday Nov. 7, 2019, for the annual ‘Profit $eeker’ fall sale, held at the ranch near Sheridan, Montana. An awesome meal was served prior to the sale, and buyers were given plenty of time to evaluate the cattle before making a purchase. A very enjoyable day for all who attended and a successful day for 5L Red Angus.

Top Red Angus Bulls:

Lot 1 at $20,000, 5L PEERLESS 3004-442F, 4/1/18, 5L ULTIMATUM 1893-03C x 5L MISS KIETH 9270-3004, sold to Loosli Red Angus, Ashton, ID

Lot 4 at $9,500, 5L LEATHERMAN 2791-552F, 4/18/18, BECKTON LIKABLE C643 L3 x 5L RUBY 4357-2791, sold to Jim Whitfield, Gallup, NM

Lot 16 at $8,000, 5L BODY BUILDER 6552-471F, 4/6/18, 5L BODY BUILDER 4434-68D x 5L SERENA 2464-6552, sold to Tash Livestock, Polaris, MT

Lot 78 at $7,500, 5L FOUNDATION 1485-230F, 3/3/18, 5L VINDICATOR 64D x 5L LAKOTA 1713-1485, sold to Blew Partnership, Pretty Prairie, KS

Top Black/Red Carrier Bull:

Lot 110, $9,000, 5L BLOCKADE 5100-562F, 4/18/18, 5L BLOCKADE 2218-30B x 5L LAKOTA 687-5100, sold to Lane Harwood, Sterling City, TX

Top Charolais Bull:

Lot 146 at $6,000, 5L MONUMENTAL 6085-F630, 3/17/18, WC MONUMENTAL 5524 P x 5L MISS FERN 31070-6085, sold to Cody Sandberg, OR

Top Sim-Angus Bull:

Lot 98 at $6000, 5L ABUNDANCE 931-F110, 4/18/18, CDI ABUNDANCE 391C x 5L CARDINAL 6139-931, sold to Greg Hall, Filer, ID

Top Commercial Bred Heifers:

$2100 x 50 head

$1650 x 10 head

$1600 x 40 head

Lindskov-Thiel Ranch 38th Annual Bull Sale

TSLN Reps: Dan Piroutek and Scott Dirk

Date: April 20, 2019

Location: at the ranch north of Isabel, SD

Auctioneers: Lynn Weishaar and Seth Weishaar

Averages:

159 Yrlg Reg. Charolais Bulls – $10,231

70 Yrlg Angus Bulls – $9,028

229 Bulls – $9,872

A large crowd was on hand to bid on these quality bulls. Many repeat customers are on the seats year after year.

Volume buyers were Delbert and Cody Woodward, Dupree, South Dakota, with 12 Charolais bulls, A.J. and Cindy Lindskov, Isabel, South Dakota, with eight bulls, and Jace Vrooman, Eagle Butte, South Dakota, Cronin Ranch, Gettysburg, South Dakota, and Jeff and Shawn Barber, Enning, South Dakota, with six bulls each.

CHAROLAIS:

Lot 74 – LT Affinity 8644 P – Sire: LT Affinity 6221; Dam’s Sire: LT Blue Value. BW: 90 lbs., AWW: 818 lbs., Ratio: 117; AYW: 1336 lbs., Ratio: 113. Three-quarters interest at $50,000 to R Lazy B Ranch, Robert & Vicki Birklid, Nome, N.D.

Lot 8 – LT Patriot 8482 P ET – Sire: LT Patriot 4004 Pld, Dam’s Sire: LT Bridger. BW: 96 lbs., AWW: 821 lbs., Ratio: 100 ET; AYW: 1498 lbs., Ratio: 100 ET. Two-thirds interest at $40,000 to J&J Trust, Parkston, S.D.

Lot 137 – LT Grand River 8209 P – Sire: LT Tioga 4090, Dam’s Sire: LT Sundance 2251. BW: 86 lbs., AWW: 882 lbs., Ratio: 112; AYW: 1468 lbs., Ratio: 116. Two-thirds interest at $37,500 to Grimmius Cattle Co., Hanford, Calif.

Lot 9 – LT Patriot 8486 P ET – Sire: LT Patriot 4004 Pld, Dam’s Sire: LT Bridger. BW: 100 lbs., AWW: 868 lbs., Ratio: 100 ET; AYW: 1374 lbs., Ratio: 100 ET. Two-thirds interest at $30,000 to Mark Miller, LLC, Bloomfield, Neb.

Lot 89 – LT Affinity 8190 – Sire: LT Affinity 6221; Dam’s Sire: LT Long Distance. BW: 71 lbs., AWW: 826 lbs., Ratio: 105; AYW: 1360 lbs., Ratio: 107. $27,500 to 8 Story Farm, Austin & Courtney Story, Altamont, Mo.

Lot 69 – LT Fargo 8566 P ¬ – Sire: RBM Fargo Y111. Dam’s Sire: LT Ledger 0332. BW: 95 lbs., AWW: 730 lbs., Ratio: 104; AYW: 1266 lbs., Ratio: 107. Two-thirds interest at $27,000 to Full Circle Cattle Co., Lakin, Kansas

Lot 7 – LT Apollo 8460 P ET – Sire: LT Patriot 4004 Pld, Dam’s Sire: LT Bridger. BW: 98 lbs., AWW: 806 lbs., Ratio: 100 ET; AYW: 1385 lbs., Ratio: 100 ET. Two-thirds interest at $25,000 to Full Circle Cattle Co., Lakin, Kansas

ANGUS:

Lot 179 – LT Converse 8011 – Sire: Connealy Confidence Plus. Dam’s Sire: Koupals Advance 28. BW: 75 lbs., AWW: 750 lbs., Ratio: 106; AYW: 1416 lbs.; Ratio: 106. $50,000 to Genex, Shawano, Wisconsin.

Lot 212 – LT Advance 8282 – Sire: Koupals Advance 28. Dam’s Sire: LT Bandwagon 3105. BW: 87 lbs., AWW: 804 lbs., Ratio: 108; AYW: 1526 lbs., Ratio: 114. $30,000 to Mohnen Angus, White Lake, S.D.

Lot 182 – LT Confidante 8002 – Sire: Connealy Confidence Plus. Dam’s Sire: Sitz Top Seed. BW: 59 lbs., AWW: 806 lbs., Ratio: 114; AYW: 1467 lbs., Ratio: 110. $25,000 to Sitz Angus, Harrison, Montana

Lot 241 – LT Winston 8316 – Sire: Koupals B&B Titan. Dam’s Sire: SAV Resource. BW: 85 lbs., AWW: 795 lbs., Ratio: 107; AYW: 1520 lbs., Ratio: 113. $17,000 to Brandon Elliott, Belvin Angus Ltd., Innisfail, Alberta, Canada

Opp Angus 45th Annual Performance Sale

TSLN Rep: Matt Wznick

Date of Sale: April 24, 2019

Location: Stockmen’s West- Dickinson, North Dakota

Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar

Averages:

82 Angus Bulls – $3,545

39 Angus Heifers – $1,392

The Opp family offered a powerhouse set of cattle featuring length, depth, and industry leading genetics at the 45th Annual Opp Angus Performance Sale April 24, 2019. A large crowd filled the seats at Stockmen’s West in Dickinson, North Dakota and enjoyed and excellent meal. Congratulations on a great sale!

Lot 1 at $9,750, OPP DESPERADO 807, DOB 2/21/18, HA COWBOY UP 5405 x OPP PRIDE LADY Z18, sold to Rod Asche, Glendive, MT

Lot 22 at $8,250, OPP RENOWN 815, DOB 2/28/18, SAV RENOWN 3439 x OPP PRIDES EILEENMERE U340, sold to Kevin Sailer, Dodge, ND

Lot 3 at $7,250, OPP COWBOY UP 809, DOB 3/7/18, HA COWBOY UP 5405 x OPP ELOISES ERICA A128, sold to Scott Woroniecki, Hebron, ND

Lot 18 at $6,500, OPP WHITLOCK 844, DOB 2/25/18, S WHITLOCK 179 x OPP QUEEN IDELETTE A20, sold to Joel Gartner, Glen Ullin, ND

Lot 12 at $6,500, CK UNANIMOUS 850, DOB 3/2/18, VISION UNANIMOUS 1418 x CK THICKSET 4404, sold to Charles Verhulst, Reva, SD

Lot 5 at $6,500, OPP RESOURCE 854, DOB 3/7/18, SAV RESOURCE 1441 x OPP BESSIE A952, sold to Todd Bang, Killdeer, ND