9th Annual Kammerer Livestock Bull Sale
Date: Apr. 3, 2015
Location: St. Onge Livestock, St. Onge, S.D.
Auctioneer: Doug Jaggers
Reported by: Scott Dirk
Guest consignor CK Bar Ranch
37 Angus bulls from Kammerer Livestock – $4,891
16 Simmental and SimAngus bulls from CK Bar Ranch – $3,812
Matt and April Kammerer and family presented a great set of ranch bulls for their annual bull sale held at St. Onge Livestock on Apr. 3.
The bulls had been developed in a 120-acre pasture and were not overly conditioned. They will go out and service the cows, getting the job done and not hanging around the stock dams. The bulls were sired by a wide assortment of sires, allowing buyers opportunity to select whatever they needed, being calving ease, performance or a combination.
Topping the sale was lot 40, KAR-OCC Pow Wow 429, a Feb. 2014 son of WK Pow Wow that had a weaning weight of 852 pounds, yearling wt. of 1,190 pounds, and epds of BW 1.6 WW 59 YW 107 Milk 33. Bruce Blair, Piedmont, South Dakota was the buyer at $9,500.
Blair also purchased lot 2, KAR Antidote 402, a Jan. 2014 son of LaGrand MAF Antidote 5775 for $8000. This bull weaned off at just under 800 pounds, had a yearling wt. of 1152 and epds of BW 2.2 WW 44 YW 77 Milk 23.
Selling at $7500 was lot 21, KAR Pendleton 413, a Feb. 2014 son of Derner Pendleton 681 029. This bull has epds of BW 1.5 WW 61 YW 105 Milk 28 and had a weaning ratio of 118. Justin and Heidi Williams, Piedmont, South Dakota were the buyers.
Two bulls sold at $7000 each.
Lot 41, KAR-OCC Pow Wow 430 is an Apr. 2014 son of WK Pow Wow with epds of BW 1.2 WW 58 YW 105 Milk 32 that went to Phil Nordstrom, Rapid City, South Dakota
Lot 30, KAR-OCC Ultimate Answer 436, a Mar. 2014 son of OCC Ultimate Answer 118 with epds of BW .4 WW 58 YW 99 Milk 29 sold to Max Bowen, Newell, South Dakota.
The top selling bull from CK Bar Ranch was lot 62, KECH Mr. 975, a black purebred Mar. 2014 son of CCR Cowboy Cut 5048Z with epds of CED 9 BW 1.7 WW 72.2 YW 103.7 Milk 19.1. Jamie Hepper, Meadow, South Dakota was the buyer at $5750. F