Rockingtree Red Angus Annual Production Sale
April 9, 2015
March 26, 2015 Belle Fourche Livestock, Belle Fourche, SD
Auctioneer: John Millar
TSLN Rep: Rowdy Benson
33 Red Angus yearling bulls averaged: $3,841
It was an absolute beautiful day to be out and buying Red Angus bulls at Belle Fourche Livestock in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. There was a good deep offering of bulls at the Rockingtree Red Angus Production Sale. These bulls are the epitome of efficiency as they are raised on grass and milk and still stand with the best of them. As well as herd efficiency improvement, the bulls offered thickness and fleshing ability all while maintaining a moderate frame. Here is how the top end looked after the dust settled:
Tying for the top spot at $5500 was Lot 7, RTR 1412, purchased by the Willert Ranch of Belvidere, South Dakota. This Brown JYJ Redemption Y1334 son was born 2/11/14 weighing 76lbs and has an ADJ 205wt of 732lbs. His EPDs are BW -4.3, WW 50, YW 87, and Milk 22.
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Also selling for $5500 was Lot 18, RTR 1430, purchased by Brad Severson of Vale, SD. This bull was as long as a freight train and posted EPDs of BW -5.4, WW 18, YW 35, and Milk 11. He was born 2/16/14 weighing 82lbs with an ADJ 205wt of 768lbs.
Selling for $5250 was Lot 11, RTR 1419, to Chuck Schmidt of Keldron, South Dakota. This bull's picture was on the front of the catalog and did not disappoint, he posted EPDs of BW -4.7, WW 47, YW 79, and Milk 18. A Beckton Halfmann Hustler R588 son who was born 2/13/14 weighing 76lbs and has an ADJ 205wt of 734lbs.
Lot 4, RTR 1409, also sold for $5250 to Gary Rusley of Baker, Montana. This Beckton Halfamann Hustler R588 son was born 2/10/14 weighing 76lbs and has an ADJ 205wt of 698lbs. His EPDs include BW -4.3, WW 37, YW 64, and Milk 21.
Gary Rusley of Baker, Montana also purchased Lot 6, RTR 1411, another Beckton Halfmann Hustler R588 son for $5000. This bull was born 2/11/14 weighing 73lbs and has an ADJ 205wt of 651lbs. His EPDs are BW -5.8, WW 37, YW 64, and Milk 20.
Lots 9 and 20 also sold for $5000.
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