Bieber Red Angus 40th Annual Bull and Female Sale
Date: Mar. 5, 2015
Location: At the Ranch, Leola, SD
Auctioneers: Seth Weishaar and Mark Hove
TSLN Reps.: Scott Dirk and Chris Effling
16 Herd Bull prospects – $28,396
301 Yearling Red Angus bulls – $7,078
8 Red Angus/Simmental bulls – $6938
7 Black/Red Angus bulls – $9,000
67 Open Red Angus heifers – $2,978
Craig and Peggy Bieber, and Ron & Lois Bieber hosted Bieber Fever VIII the 40th Annual Bieber Red Angus spring bull and female sale held at the ranch near Leola, S.D., on Mar. 5.
You’ve heard the expression, “Herd Bull Alley?” Well that is exactly what was in store for this sale. This was as powerful a set of Red Angus bulls to sell this sale season to date. Purebred Red Angus breeders and commercial cattlemen from across the nation filled the sale facility at the ranch for the sale. From top to bottom there were bulls that would fit into any operation. The bulls were eagerly bid on by the huge crowd on hand and sold to buyers from 21 states, many buying in volume.
Topping the sale was lot 5, Bieber Lets Roll B563, an Apr. 2014 son of Bieber Rollin Deep Y118. A powerhouse calving ease bull that had a 205 day weight of 748 pounds, 365 day weight of 1,434 pounds and epds of CED 9 BW -2.2 WW 77 YW 117 Milk 31. Crump Red Angus, Arvada, Wyoming won the bidding battle at $70,000.
Crump Red Angus also won the bidding at $65,000 on lot 2, Bieber Even Deeper B552, a Mar. 2014 son of Bieber Rollin Deep Y118. This is another powerful calving ease bull that had a 205 weight of 795 pounds, yearling weight of 1,484 pounds and epds of CED 11 BW -1.1 WW 72 YW 117 Milk 30.
Also selling at $65,000 to Scott Bachman, Chillicothe, Missouri, was lot 7, Bieber Federation B544, a Mar. 2014 son of Andras Fusion R236. This bull weaned off at 771 pounds, with a yearling weight of 1,378 pounds and epds of CED 12 BW -3.9 WW 64 YW 97 Milk 33.
Twedt Red Angus, McHenry, N.D., and Genex, Shawano, WI teamed up to purchase lot 57, Bieber Federalist B542 for $42,500. This Mar. 2014 son of Andras Fusion B236 had a 205 day weight of 724 pounds, 365 day weight of 1,341 pounds, and epds of CED 9 BW -2.3 WW 60 YW 93 Milk 30.
Lot 77, Bieber Fusion B549, another Mar. 2014 son of Andras Fusion B236 with epds of CED 10 BW -3.2 WW 63 YW 101 Milk 30 sold to Dahl Land & Cattle, Gackle, N.D., for $28,000.
Lot 1, Bieber ROU Overload B10 B646, a Feb. 2014 son of Bieber Take 2 Z216 with epds of CED 7 BW -1.6 WW 81 YW 130 Milk 29 sold to Valnes Ranch Red Angus, Eden, S.D., for $25,000.
Selling at $22,000 was lot 140, Bieber Rollin Deep B221, a Mar. 2014 son of Bieber Rollin Deep Y118 with epds of CED 5 BW -1.2 WW 71 YW 118 Milk 30. Weisbeck Red Angus, Herreid, S.D., was the buyer.
Tim Kessler, Leola, SD purchased lot 180, Bieber Rollin Deep B568, May 2014 son of Bieber Rollin Deep Y118 with epds of CED 5 BW -1 WW 72 YW 116 Milk 28. The gavel dropped on this bull at $20,000.
This was an excellent sale for Bieber Red Angus. The guests were treated to excellent hospitality with a great lunch before the sale and grilled steak and refreshments after.