Jamison Herefords Total Performance Production Sale
March 20, 2015
Date: Feb. 27, 2015
Location: At the ranch near Quinter, KS
Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar
Reported by: Scott Dirk
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Gordon Jamison and family held their annual Total Performance Spring Production Sale at the ranch just south of Quinter, Kansas, on Feb. 27.
I thought going south it would get warmer, but even in north central Kansas, this was a two-pen day. Meaning, you look at two pens of bulls, then come in to warm up with a cup of coffee before heading back out to search through another few pens. But the effort was well worth it as this is a great set of powerful Hereford bulls. These bulls are big, rugged and stout with excellent bone structure and substance.
Maternal traits are a number one priority at Jamison Herefords. They also stress calving ease, fleshing ability, structural soundness and growth. These bulls were all of that and were readily accepted by the large crowd on hand for the sale with bulls selling into 14 states. One bit of information Jamison Herefords lists in their sale catalog is the eye pigmentation percentage. This is a percentage of eye pigmentation noted on every bull and was really appreciated by the buyers.
Topping the sale was lot 65, JA L1 Domino 4739B, Feb. 2014 son of CL1 Domino 860U with epds of BW 3.5 WW 66 YW 111 Milk 30 M&G 62. This bull had an actual weaning weight, of 870 pounds, weaning ratio of 114 and REA if 117. Jamison Ranch, Beggs, Oklahoma, Chad Pond, Troup, Texas, Climbin' Tree Ranch, Westcliffe, Colorado, and Double SS Herefords, Tulsa, Oklahoma, teamed up to own the bull with a final bid of $27,000 (3/4 interest).
Lot 119, JA L1 Domino 3710A, Feb. 2013 son of CL1 Domino 860U sold to John Skrdla, Stuart, Nebraska, for $25,000 (3/4 interest). This bull has epds of BW 3.8 WW 61 YW 102 Milk 31 M&G 61, with a weaning ratio of 109 and yearling ratio of 107.
Lot 3, JA L1 Domino 404B, a Feb. 2014 son of HH Advance 1098Y sold to B&B Herefords, Virgil, Kansas, at $14,000 (3/4 interest). This bull had an actual weaning wt. of 790 pounds and epds of BW 3.4 WW 55 YW 92 Milk 31 M&G 58.
Also selling at $14,000 (3/4 interest) was lot 15, JA L1 Domino 4124B, a Feb. 2014 son of CL1 Domino 9125W that had an actual weaning wt. of 880 pounds, weaning ratio of 116 and REA ratio of 114. The bull has epds of BW 4.7 WW 68 YW 104 Milk 30 M&G 64 and sold to Double J Herefords, Phillipsburg, Kansas.
Thorson Herefords, Quinn, South Dakota, got lot 116, JA L1 Domino 3663A at $13,000. This February 2013 son of JA L1 Domino 7640T had an 81 pound birth weight and epds of BW 2.3 WW 43 YW 73 Milk 22 M&G 43.
Lot 127, JA L1 Domino 3807A, a Feb. 2013 son of JA L1 Domino 9800W sold to Climbin' Tree Ranch, Westcliffe, Colorado, for $10,500.
Lot 112, JA L1 Domino 3514A, a March 2013 son of CO L1 Domino 946W sold at $10,000 to Zero Hereford Ranch, Miller, Nebraska.