7th Annual South Dakota Charolais Classic
February 19, 2015
Date: Nov. 15, 2014
Location: Mitchell Livestock, Mitchell, S.D.
Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar
6 Bred cows- $2,692
17 Bred heifers – $4,591
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16 Open heifers – $3,656
39 Charolais lots – $3,915
1 composite heifer $3,000
3 steers – $2,250
13 embryos – $200
Eggleston's Charolais, Rafter RS Cattle, Steffensen Charolais, and Wells Charolais consigned to the 7th annual South Dakota Charolais Classic female sale held in Mitchell, SD on Saturday Nov. 15.
Despite several inches of snow, harsh winds and dangerous road conditions, several folks were in attendance for the auciton. This sale has become a popular spot for fellow Charolais breeders to pick up a few bred replacement females or a fancy show heifer.
What this sale lacked in numbers, it certainly made up for in quality which is evident by the prices paid.
J/D Cattle Co., Nebraska City, Nebraska, paid $7,250 for EC Miss Throttle 310 Pld. She is a polled April 1, 2013 daughter of JS Full Throttle 1353 Pld and was AI bred to EC High Tech 044. Eggleston's Charolais, Wessington, South Dakota, consigned this female.
Dynamic Z Charolais, Lake Park, Iowa, bid $7,000 to own Wells Ms Autumn 308.
She is a Sept. 9, 2013 polled red factor daughter of Sparrows Reliance 001W. Wells Charolais, Conde, South Dakota, consigned this female.
Wade Christensen, Wessington Springs, South Dakota, bid $6,500 on EC Valerie 313 Pld. She is a Feb. 8, 2013, polled daughter of LT Blue Value 7903 ET and was AI bred to EC High Tech 044. Eggleston's Charolais consigned her.
Marlon Thomsen, Saint Paul, Nebraska, paid $6,000 for EC Pearl 430 Pld. She is a Feb. 27, 2014 daughter of JS Full Throttle 1353 Pld. Eggleston's Charolais consigned her.
Emma Watje, Lake Park, Iowa, paid $6,000 for Wells Ms Coffee 415. She is a polled May 3, 2014 daughter of SCH Cowboy Cut 1052 Pld. Wells Charolais consigned her.
Sandmeier Charolais, Bowdle, South Dakota, bought two top selling bred heifers consigned by Wells Charolais for $5,750 each. Wells Ms Fargo 3855 is a polled daughter of Sparrows Fargo 811U and was bred to WC Ledger 2518 P.
Wells Ms Reliance 3970 is a polled daughter of Sparrows Reliance 901W and was bred to WC Ledger 2518 P.
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