Date: Feb 12, 2016
Location: Bowman Auction Market, Bowman, North Dakota
Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar
62 Yearling bulls – $4,855
Ryan and Rhonda Honeyman and family hosted their 27th Annual Production sale with a nice crowd. Many repeat customers and several new faces were in the seats at Bowman Auction Market to watch and bid on these well-mannered yearlings.
This year’s bull sale boasted many new herdsires that offered explosive growth and top carcass traits. The bulls are always are developed for longevity and soundness and will add extra weaning weight to your calf crop. Customer satisfaction has and always will be the Honeymans’ number one goal. Buyers enjoyed a solid sale all the way through with bulls selling in everyone’s price range.
HC Legendary 5013 PLD a Feb. 23, 2015, son of LT Ledger 0332P, went to Stout Charolais, Kadoka, South Dakota for $14,500. Honeymans retained a one-half interest.
HC Polar Express 5052 PLD a March 13, 2015, son of WCR Polar Vortex 324P, sold to Claude Olson, Selby, South Dakota for $14,000. Honeymans retained a one-half interest.
HC Polar Vortex 5132 PLD an April 1, 2015 son of WCR Polar Vortex 324P sold for $11,500 to Rosenow Ranch, Reeder, North Dakota. The bull’s EPDs included: -2.9 BW, +43WW, +82YW
HC Gain & Grade 5028 PLD a Feb. 26, 2015 son of HC Gain & Grade 244 PLD was another top seller. This heifer bull showed these EPDs: 72BW, -2.6BW, and sold to Fairview Ranch, Faith, South Dakota for $11,500.
HC Diablo 5103 PLD a March 23, 2015, son of TR PZC BCC MR Diablo 3767 ET showed a 205-day weight of 808 pounds. Fairview Ranch, took this bull home at a value of $11,000.
BHC Legacy 5029 PLD a Feb. 26, 2015, son of LT Ledger 0332 P went home with Fairview Ranch for $10,000. Honeymans retained a one-half interest.
HC Polar Vortex 5049 PLD a March 11, 2015, son of WCR Polar Vortex 324P ratioed 107 at weaning, 106 as a yearling. Rosenows chose this bull for $10,000.