Mrnak Advantage Female Sale
December 2, 2015
Date: Nov. 19, 2015
Location: Bowman Auction Market, Bowman, N.D.
Auctioneers: Seth Wieshaar and Scott Wieshaar
TSLN Rep: Rowdy Benson
104 Registered Hereford females averaged: $3,794
109 Commercial bred heifers averaged: $2,094
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It was trying to turn winter on us at Bowman Auction Market in Bowman, North Dakota, as things were heating up for the Mrnak Advantage Female Sale. As always there was a good crowd ready to appraise the females that represent some of the top genetics in the breed. Everybody can appreciate that these females were represented in their true working clothes and they were ready to hit the pasture for some production on any outfit. Auctioneer co-hosts Seth Wieshaar and Scott Wieshaar kept the lots a moving at well-paced fashion, and here's the top end:
Lot 1, MH Dakota Lady 9122, was sold for $12,000 to Brock Nichols, Alton, Kansas. This MH Dakota Lad 6238 daughter sold open and ready to flush. She was born in April of 2009 with EPDs: BW 0.8, WW 47, YW 73, and Milk 21.
Lot 86, MH Miss Trust 4279 ET, didn't have far to travel. This NJW 73S M326 Trust 100W daughter sold for $10,000 to the Stuber Ranch in Bowman. She was born April 19, 2014 with EPDs: BW 4.6, WW 60, YW 107, and Milk 29.
Lot 107, MH Miss 2239 Advance 4377, was sold to Fred and Katie Olson Havre, Montana, for $8,000. She was born May 14, 2014, and has EPDs of BW 4.9, WW 59, YW 112, and Milk 19. This heifer's sired by H5 9075 Advance 2239.
Also ringing the bell at $8,000 was Lot 87, MH Miss Trust 4281 ET. Purchased by the Stuber Ranch of Boman, this heifer was born April 19, 2014 with EPDs of BW 4.6, WW 60, YW 107, and Milk 29. This heifer is a half sister to Lot 86, sired by the NJW 73S M326 Trust 100W bull.
Abby Stevenson from Hobson, Montana, won the bid at $8,000 for Lot 37, MH Miss Keynote 450 ET. She was born March 19, 2014 with EPDs of BW 4.4, WW 59, YW 99, and Milk 20. She was sired by MH TRS Keynote 966 1ET.
Lot B, Pick of the herd of open replacement heifers sold for $10,000 to Tom Coop of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.