Dietz 2015 Production Sale
March 25, 2015
Dietz Family Angus Annual Production Sale
Feb. 20, 2015
Stockmen's West, Dickinson, ND
Auctioneer, Roger Jacobs
TSLN Rep., Scott Dirk
24 Two Year Old Angus bulls avg. $7,417
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20 Yearling Angus bulls avg. $7,200
The Dietz family held their annual bull sale at Stockmen's West Livestock, Dickinson, ND on a bitter and cold windy Feb. day. The roads were a bit touchy in places, with some freezing rain and blowing snow, but there was a near full house crowd of buyers on hand to give the Dietz's and excellent sale.
This program is based on a solid cowherd they have been building for nearly 20 years. When they select a herd sire or AI sire, the female side of the pedigree is a top priority. The bulls in the sale were moderate framed, and thick and in excellent condition, not overly pushed at the feed bunk and will work in the country.
This is a no-frills operation. What you see is what you get, and the buyers liked what they saw. Especially the people behind the cattle.
Topping the sale was lot 10, Dietz 6141, a 6/12/13 son of Horse Butte 6141 of 3141 and out of an AAR Really Windy cow. This bull posted epds of CED 12 BW 1.4 WW 44 Milk 22 YW 65 and sold to Ray Tescher, Beach, ND for $15,000.
Lot 27, Dietz Really Windy 1094 a 1/16/14 son of VDAR Really Windy 4097 sold to Gary Ankenbauer, Kenmare, ND for $12,500. This bull had a 205 wt. of 746 lb., 365 day wt. of 1338 and epds of CED 12 BW 0.7 WW 57 Milk 18 YW 92.
Selling at $11,000 was lot 2, Dietz Really Windy 3500, a 5/13 son of VDAR Really Windy 4.97 with a 206 wt. of 736 lb. and epds of CED 16 BW -1.0 WW 62 Milk 20 YW 98. Richard Angus Ranch, Belfield, ND was the buyer.
Lot 34, Dietz 6141 1124, a 1/8/14 son of Horse Butte 6141 of 3141 with epds of CED 12 BW 1.4 WW 42 Milk 22 YW 65 sold to Gary Funk, Wolf Point, MT for $10,000.
Lot 33, Dietz 6141 1104, a 1/15/14 son of Horse Butte 6141 of 3141 with epds of BW 2.2 WW 41 Milk 21 YW 67 sold to Heuchert Willow Creek Angus, Hensel, ND for $9,500.
Also selling at $9,500 was lot 29, Dietz Four Corners 1154, a 1/24/14 son of VDAR Four Corners 8232. This bull had a 103 weaning ratio and 114 yearling ratio with epds of CED 10 BW 2.1 WW 40 Milk 24 YW 80. Koupal Angus, Dante, SD was the buyer. F