Wilken Angus—Your connection to… Proven, Profitable Genetics
Date: Apr. 28, 2018
Location: Faith Livestock Auction, Faith, South Dakota
Auctioneer: Doug Dietterle, Meadow, South Dakota
Reported by: Dan Piroutek & Scott Dirk
Averages: 65 Angus Bulls avg. $ 4854
Wilken Angus is owned by Gary and Lori Wilken and family. Many neighbors and repeat buyers filled the seats to bid on these well-grown, uniform bulls. A good number were for calving ease, along with a strong offering of performance bulls. New this year was a docility rating on each bull, along with their continuation of complete Zoetis i50K genetic testing.
Sires included SAV Resource 1441, KCF Bennett Absolute, GAR Composure, SAV Bismarck 5682, and Styles Cash R400. Maternal sires included AAR Ten X 7008 SA, Barstow Cash, Connealy Confidence 0100, SAV Final Answer 0035, GDAR Game Day 449, Hoover Dam, Mytty In Focus, OCC Emblazon 854E, and Rito 616 of B20 6807, all contributing to this strong cow herd.
Top Selling Lots:
Lot 799: $ 10,000 to Linn Ranch, Dupree, South Dakota – Styles Cash R400 x Confidence 0100 going back to Mytty In Focus
Lot 775: $ 9,000 to Jim Wright, Parade, South Dakota – SAV Resource 1441 x Hoover Dam
Lot 7161: $ 9,000 to Jeff Graham, Hereford, South Dakota – GAR Composure x Final Answer
Lot 7182: $ 8,000 to Jim Collins, Faith, South Dakota – SAV Bismarck 5682 x Final Answer going back to Mytty In Focus
Lot 7196: $ 8,000 to Linn Ranch, Dupree, South Dakota – Styles Cash R400 x Final Answer
Lot 758: $ 7,500 to Don Herman, Freeman, South Dakota – SAV Resource 1441 x Bar EXT going back to New Design 208
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