2015 Bred For Balance Sale
Date: February 13, 2015 – Tracy, Minn.
Auctioneer: Tracy Harl, NE
TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk
Allied Genetics Resources
Photos by Scott Dirk
66 yearling bulls – $8,786
13 bred heifers – $7,200
12 open heifers – $4,075
2 flushes – $3,500
4 embryos lots – $2,500
The inaugural “Bred for Balance” Sale hosted by the Wulf and Hook Families was a tremendous success with cattle selling into 20 states. Buyers representing a blend of commercial cattlemen and seedstock producers, both local and from across the country, actively bid on the genetic offering.
High Selling Lots:
Lot 1: Hook’s Broadway 11B
Purchased by Gibbs Farms, AL, Cow Camp Ranch, KS, and Select Sires for $61,000.
Lot 4: Hook’s Beacon 56B
Purchased by Koch Ranch, MT, Gateway Simmental, MT, Huntley Ranch, MT and Diamond Peak Ranch, CO for $42,000.
Lot 16: Hook’s Baltic 17B
Purchased by Little Bitterroot Simmental, MT for $30,000.
Lot 2: Hook’s Bozeman 8B
Purchased by Schnabel Ranch, SD for $25,500.
Lot 3: Hook’s Bounty 6B
Purchased by Gonsalves Ranch, CA for $25,500.
Lot 28: Hook’s Blueprint 13B
Purchased by Gibbs Farms, AL, Cow Camp Ranch, KS, and Genex for $23,000.
Lot 20: Hook’s Boulevard 41B
Purchased by Parker Cattle Company, CO for $22,000.
Top Bred Heifer Lot 80: 2E Ada 3A
Purchased by Jay Anderson, NE for $25,000.
Top Open Heifer Lot 95: Hook’s Bella 72B
Purchased by the Anderson Family, MN for $10,000. F