2017 Cross Diamond Cattle Company 8th Annual Production Sale
December 19, 2017
Date: Dec. 11, 2017
Location: Sale held at the ranch, Betrand, Nebraska
Auctioneers: Jim Birdwell and Joel Birdwell
TSLN Rep.: Scott Dirk
238 Red Angus bulls – $6,670
9 Registered open heifers – $4,583
283 Commercial bred heifers – $1,950
44 Commercial open heifers – $1,328
A sunny day with moderate temperatures and gusty winds was the backdrop for another great day of Red Angus cattle at Cross Diamond Cattle Company headquarters in Bertrand, Neb. Scott and Kim Ford, along with their cooperators provided buyers and guests with top-notch hospitality, outstanding cattle and plenty of opportunity for fellowship between cattlemen and women. Buyers from 18 states were in attendance and online.
Top selling bulls:
Lot 1 for $26,000 sold to Gilroy Land and Cattle, Dalton, Neb. Crs Diamnd Landslide 6056 is a Poke NebP707 9116 1064 son from a Medallion daughter.
Lot 35 for $25,000 sold to Randall and Jane Adolph, Mt. Carroll, Ill. Crs Diamnd Paydirt 684 is a son of ARO Paydirt 427 from a Hard Rock female.
Lot 62, consigned by Solid Rock Red Angus sold for $20,000 to Cross Diamond Cattle Company, Bertrand, Neb. SR Colt's Mission D432 is a TR Colt 45 UT806 son from a Mission Statement daughter.
Lot 112, consigned by Right On Cattle sold to Larry and Cecilee Herd, College Station, Tex. for $20,000. Right On Granite 6066 is a Crs Diamnd Granite 3273 son from a Herald 854 daughter.
Lot 33 for $15,000 to Right On Cattle Company, Bertrand, Neb. Crs Diamnd Foundation 6055 is a son of SR Foundation from a Trend Setter 71S6 daughter.
Also selling to Right on Cattle of Bertrand, Neb. was Lot 5, for $14,000. Crs Diamnd Foundation 6183 is another son of SR Foundation, to another Trend Setter 71S6 daughter.
Lot 42 for $12,000 to Gilroy Land and Cattle, Dalton, Neb. Crs Diamnd Eclipse 614 is a son of Crs Diamnd Stellar 2086 from a Feddes Packer Z127 daughter.
Lot 86 for $12,000 to to Larry and Cecilee Herd, College Station, Tex. Crs Diamnd Landslide 6281 is a son of Poke NebP707 9116 1064 from an Impressive U236 daughter.
Lots 3, 4 and 92 all sold to Gilroy Land and Cattle, Dalton, Neb. Lot 92 a Poke NebP707 9116 1064 son from an ARO Triple Play daughter sold for $12,000.
Lot 4, a Crs Diamnd Synergy 394 son from a Feddes Packer Z127 daughter sold for $11,000.
Lot 3, a Poke NebP707 9116 1064 son from a Lancer F442 daughter sold for $10,000.
Lot 39 for $10,000 to Swanson Ranch, Elwood, Neb. Crs Diamnd Landslide 6039 is a Poke NebP707 9116 1064 son from a Sandman 4255 daughter.
Lot 82 for $10,000, consigned by Solid Rock Red Angus sold to Greg and Wendy Bedortha, Paulina, Or. SR Topgun Ice Man D485 is a son of 5L Topgun 560-65B from a Cherokee Canyon daughter.
The top selling heifer was Lot 267, a daughter of Right On Antioch 3030, selling for $7,000 to Calvin Smith, Wilmington, Ill.
Lot 261, a Crs Diamnd Upright 4087 daughter from a Crs Diamnd Tradition 082 daughter sold to Marie Ford, Bertrand, Neb. for $5250.
Lot 264, a Crs Diamnd Landslide 356 daughter from a Crs Diamnd Newman 2343 daughter sold to William Herd, College Station, Tex. for $5,000
Volume buyers were LeBlanc Cattle Company, East Bernard, Tex. with 15 bulls; Glenn Cattle Company, Fort Morgan, Colo. with 10 bulls and Stan Ourada, Axtell, Neb. with 10 bulls.
The winner of the Ag Youth Initiative heifer drawing was Carleigh Laible, of Merna, Neb.