Gill Red Angus Annual Bull Sale
Date: Feb. 17, 2015
Location: At the ranch, rural Timber Lake, South Dakota
Auctioneer: Roger Jacobs
111 head of coming 2-year-old bulls – $7,656
112 head of ylg bulls – $6,355
223 Total bulls – $7,002
It was a cold and windy day at the “You Buy, We Bid” Annual Gill Red Angus Bull Sale, but it was hot inside, as this was the most bulls ever sold by Gill Red Angus, and it ended up being their best average as well. Several times during the day it was herd that the quality at Gill Red Angus is as deep and good as any other sale in the industry.
Gill Red Angus purchased on order over 50 loads of customers calves and sent them to feeders or replacement heifers developers this past fall and winter. It is a good customer testimonial of the quality and the service when 174 out of the 223 bulls that sold, went to repeat customers.
Top Selling 2 year olds:
Lot 8 – LMG Gills Indeed 3779 – A Gills Indeed 8845 son – He sold to repeat customer, Larry Denke from Long Valley, South Dakota, for $15,500
Lot 2 – LMG Gills Wide 3777 – A Gills Widespread 0904 son – He sold to Kacey Holm from Oakes, N.D., for $15,000
Lot 21 – LMG Gills Vin Diesel 3772 – A Gills Vin Diesel 7611 son – Sold to Prewitt Land and Livestock from Sidney , Mont., for $13,500
Lot 6 – LMG Gills Ineed – A Gills Indeed 8845 son – Sold to repeat customer, Chris Aberle, from Glencross, South Dakota, for $13,000. (Chris Aberle is a 3rd generation Gill Red Angus bull customer)
Lot 3 – LMG Gills Vin Diesel 3692 – A LMG Gills Vin Diesel 7611 son – Sold to Prewitt Land And Livestock from Sydney, Montana, for $12,000
Lot 30 – LMG Gills Wide 3810 – A LMG Gills Widespread 0904 son – Sold to repeat customer Dave Wolfe from Scranton, IA for $12,000
Lot 77 – LMG Gills Indeed 3739 – A LMG Gills Indeed 8845 son – Sold to repeat customer, Ken Kingsbury from Wood, South Dakota, for $12,000
Top Selling Yearling Bulls
Lot 144 – LMG Gills Jericho 4737 – A Messmer Jericho W041 son – Sold to repeat customer, Jeff Stradinger from Isabel, South Dakota, for $16,000
Lot 137 – LMG Gills Statement 4725 – A C-T Grand Statement 1025 son – Sold to repeat customer, Dan & Tara Hooper from Merriman, Nebraska, for $15,000
Lot 136 – LMG Gills Victory 4730 – A 1DRA Victory 0034 son – Sold to Jim Garret from Pierre, South Dakota for $14,000
Lot 124 – LMG Gills Hard Drive 4745 – a son of Bieber Hard Drive Y120 – Sold to Bauman Red Angus, from Linton, North Dakota, for $14,000
Lot 128 – LMG Gills Hard Drive 4111 – a son of Bieber Hard Drive Y120 – Sold to repeat customer, Dan and Tara Hooper from Merriman, Nebraska, for $13,500
Lot 174 – LMG Gills Diesel 4777 – a son of LMG Gills Vin Diesel 7611 – Sold to repeat customer, Brian Andres from Medina, N.D., for $13,000
Volume buyers were Bruce Ranch (repeat buyer) from Hayes, South Dakota with 12 bulls, Prewitt Land and Livestock, Sydney, Montana, with 8 bulls and Jerry Nelson, Philip, South Dakota with 7 bulls. There were 219 registered buyers and bulls sold into 9 states.
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