Marcy Cattle Company/M Diamond Angus Female Sale
Date: Nov. 7, 2015
Location: Gordon Livestock Auction, Gordon, Neb.
Auctioneer: Joe Goggins
TSLN Reps: Scott Dirk and Rowdy Benson
158 Bred cows – $4,119
1 Cow/Calf pair $14,250
51 Bred heifers – $3,326
5 Embryo lots $755
10 Semen lots $812
Marcy Cattle Co. and M Diamond Angus teamed up to present an excellent set of working age cows for their female sale held at Gordon Livestock, Gordon, Nebraska, Nov. 7. These two operations have very similar types of cattle and common philosophies when it comes to raising Angus cattle so it was a natural fit to have a joint sale.
The sale consisted of all the 2007 to 2009 cows from Marcy Cattle Co. and 2007 to 2011 cows from M Diamond Angus. Sale features included donor cows, embryo packages, hard to find semen and top of the herd bred heifers.
Some sale highlights:
Top selling cows
Lot 62, Marcys 08 Pride 25-8, a Feb. 2008 pathfinder cow sired by HA Image Maker 0415. She sold bred AI to Baldridge Waylon carrying a heifer calf for $15,000 to Ponca Creek Cattle, Bonesteel, South Dakota.
Lot 64, Marcys 07 Pride 54-7, a Feb. 2007 pathfinder daughter of Sitz Alliance 8595, bred to Baldridge Waylon with a heifer calf sold at $10,000 to Kevin Hebbert, Ashby, Nebraska.
Lot 188, M Diamond Susie 100, a Feb. 2010 pathfinder daughter of Redland Emblazon 2134 bred to S Rainmaker 110 with a heifer calf went for $9,500 to Justin and Sara Spickler, Glenfield, North Dakota.
Lot 85, Marcys Pride 9126, a Mar. 2009 daughter of Redland Emblazon 2021 carrying a Marcys Scale Crusher bull calf sold for $9,500 to Greg McKean, Mercer, Pennsylvania.
Lot 1, Marcys Erica 864, a Feb. 2008 daughter of Baldridge Kaboom K243 KCF was AI bred to Redland Emblazon 2021 and sold for $7,000 to Steve Silbernagel, Napoleon, North Dakota. Lot 1A, Marcys Erica 538 her Jan. 2015 daughter sired by Cole Creek Cedar Ridge 1V sold to Lisco Angus, Douglas, Wyoming for $7,250.
Top selling bred heifers
Lot 72, Marcys 14 Pride 139-4, a Feb. 2014 daughter of Sitz 4 Aces Bred to Marcys Packer went for $8,500 to M Diamond Angus, Glenrock, Wyoming.
Lot 88, Marcys Pride 465, a Feb. 2014 daughter of Marcys Dash 111 bred to Lisco No Question 802 sold at $6,250 to Pfaff Angus, Bonesteel, South Dakota.
Lot 31, Marcys Erica 451, a Feb. 2014 daughter of Connealy Packer 547, bred to Marcys Game Day, sold for $5,500 to M Diamond Angus, Glenrock Wyoming
Top Selling Embryo division of the sale was Lot 1B. 4 embryos out of the lot 1 cow, Marcys Erica 864 and sired by GDAR Game Day 448 selling for $850 each to Baldridge Bros, North Platte, Nebraska
Top selling semen lots
Lot 237A was 10 straws of GDAR Oscar 734 selling at $150 per straw Calvin Nolke, LaGrange, Wyoming.
Lot 234, 10 Straws of Leachman Right Time sold at $140 per straw to Ponca Creek Cattle, Bonesteel, South Dakota.
It was a great day for Marcy Cattle Co. and M Diamond Angus, the seats were full of buyers and the cattle were very readily accepted. And as usual the hospitality, both before and after the sale is hard to compare.
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