Jorgensen Land & Cattle Fourth Annual Production Sale
Date: Apr. 18, 2016
Location: Winner Livestock Auction, Winner, SD
Auctioneer: Roger Jacobs
TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk
140 Yearling Angus bulls – $8,176
A steady rain soaked prospective buyers at the 44th Annual Jorgensen Land & Cattle bull sale held at Winner Livestock Auction in Winner, South Dakota, Apr. 18. The buyers were not deterred as they sat in and purchased bulls in volume from this reputation Angus operation. There has been a renewed focus on the cattle operation of Jorgensen Land & Cattle over the past several years and this sale offering is not taking a back seat to anyone. There was a great crowd of new and repeat buyers on hand for the sale, giving the Jorgensen family their best sale ever.
Jorgensen Land & Cattle is the largest bull marketer in the United States. They have an extensive bull lease and private treaty program that encompasses a huge trade area. The bulls in this sale are specifically reserved for this sale. They have risen to the top of the herd in many breed-leading traits and are exceptional in quality and structural soundness along with calving ease, carcass quality and overall performance.
The goal at Jorgensen Land & Cattle is to produce the best line-bred cattle in the nation, and this family is at the top of the list for doing just that.
Selling at $35,000 was lot 5760, Ideal 5760 of 9524 Lady, a Jan. 2015 son of Ideal 9524 of 5570 6809. This bull had a weaning wt. of 813 pounds to ratio 123, yearling weight of 1,469 pounds, ratio 125 and epds of CED 6 BW -1.3 WW 62 YW 121 Milk 32 $B 156.11. The Fenenga Ranch, Bartels Ranch and Ulmer Ranch all from Hamill, South Dakota, teamed up to buy the bull.
Also selling at $35,000 was lot 5609, Ideal 5609 of 1281 Marjorie, a Feb. 2015 son of Ideal 1281 of 6469 Jilt sold to Shipwheel Ranch and E7 Ranch, Chinook, Montana, and Vern Stipe, Morse, Montana,. This bull weaned off at 762 pounds, ratio 115 with yearling wt. of 1357 pounds, ratio 116 and has epds of CED -6 BW 2.7 WW 62 YW 106 Milk 29 $B 135.09.
Spencer Griffin, Billings, Montana, bid $21,000 to own lot 5806, Ideal 5806 of 9524 Blackcap, a Mar. 2015 son of Ideal 9525 of 5570 6809 with epds of CED 1 BW .4 WW 46 YW 93 Milk 37.
lot 5790, Ideal 5790 of 9524 Marjorie, a February 2015 son of Ideal 9524 of 5576 6809 with epds of CED 3 BW .4 WW 49 YW 96 Milk 42 sold to Risse Angus, Martin, South Dakota for $21,000
Lot 5611, Ideal 5611 of 1281 Lady a Feb. 2015 son of Ideal 1281 of 6469 Jilt sold to Todd Tamplin, Texline, Texas for $17,000. This bull has epds of CED 0 BW .4 WW 55 YW 96 Milk 30.
Lot 5615, Ideal 5615 of 1281 Blackcap, a Feb. 2015 son of Ideal 1281 of 6469 Jilt sold to Fenenga Ranch, Hamill, SD for $17,000. This bull has epds of CED -4 BW 1.2 WW 51 YW 96 Milk 29.
One thing you can’t pass up when attending the Jorgensen sale is the pie tables from the ladies in Clearfield, South Dakota. There are several banquet size tables loaded with all varieties of home made pies. Some people have been known to skip the hot lunch and go straight to the pies.