Schauer Angus 26st Annual Bull Sale
March 22, 2016
Date: Mar. 14, 2016
Location: Faith Livestock Commission Co.
Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar
Reported by: Dan Piroutek
17 Two-yr-old bulls – $6,058
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47 Ylg. bulls – $5,468
64 Total bulls – $5,625
Schauer Angus hosted a crowd of very active and competitive bidders that gave the Schauer family another great sale. The customer loyalty for this program is very obvious, and was well represented as this was a very fast paced sale that stayed good to the end.
You can tell how the customers believe in Bryant Schauer by their comments, and by the number of years that many of them have stayed with this program.
Bryant Schauer has built his program around producing better females—females that have extra dimension of body so that they can survive a rough South Dakota winter. These cattle are bred to be very maternal with a lot of performance in the background
This was an outstanding set of two year old bulls, and they seem to be gaining in popularity every year. The top two-year-old bull, Lot 66, brought $8,000 from Terry Klein of Faith, South Dakota. He was sired by Schauer Black Arrow 290 and out of a daughter of Mytty In Focus.
There were several sons of SAV Resource, Basin Excitement, Mohnen Impressive, and VDAR Really Windy 4097 in the yearling sale that were market toppers.
The top selling bull of the day was Lot 25, selling for $11,500 to repeat buyer Denny Topf from Charter Oak, Iowa. This son of Mohnen Impressive 1093 was out of a daughter of SAV Final Answer 0035 who had a weaning ratio of 110 on three calves. He had EPDs of CED 13, BW -2.2, WW 61, YW 104, and MILK 24. With only a 77 pound birth weight, he weaned at 796 pounds to ratio 112.
Linn Ranch, Inc., Dupree, South Dakota, bought Lot 15 at $11,000. He was a son of Basin Excitement, and out of a daughter of Connealy Right Answer who has weaned five calves at 106. Only 74 pounds as he entered the world, he weaned at 781 pounds. His EPDs were CED 12, BW -1.3, WW 69, YW 120, and MILK 21.
Lot 3 sold to David Lutz, Faith, South Dakota, for $10,500. Here was a son of SAV Resource 1441. This power bull had EPDs of BW 4.4, WW 70, YW 124, and MILK 28. He weaned at 845 pounds to ratio 119, and was the biggest yearling bull in the sale, weighing in at 1,300 pounds.
Kevin and Buffy Groves, Faith, South Dakota, bought Lot 2 at $9,000. He was a son of SAV Resource. He had weaned at 779 pounds to ratio 109. His EPDs were BW 3.9, WW 66, YW 116, and MILK 29.
Ronnie Wetz, Red Owl, South Dakota took home Lot 26 at $9,000. He was sired by Mohnen Impressive, and out of a daughter of SAV Final Answer 0035. With an 82 pound birth weight, he weaned at 796 pounds to ratio 112. His EPDs included CED 11, BW -0.7, WW 63, YW 108, and MILK 24.