2010 NILE Angus Female sale
Top bred heifers: Lot 52 sold for $5,500. Sitz Blackcap 1039 is a February 2, 2009 daughter of Sitz Upward 307R, bred to TC Tycoon 976. Consigned by Sitz Angus Ranch, Harrison, MT, she sold to Sydenstricker Genetics, Mexico, MO.
Lot 72 sold for $4,750. Vermilion Pride 9183 is a February 15, 2009 daughter of Vermilion X Factor, bred to Vermilion Benjamin U825, carrying a heifer calf. Consigned by Vermilion Ranch, Billings, MT, she sold to Skinner Ranch, Hall, MT.
Lot 12 sold for $4,000. HARB Lady Nadine 916 is a February 26, 2009 daughter of Isu Imaging Q9111, bred to Connealy Lead On. Consigned by Harrison Angus, Boyd, MT, she sold to Nissen Angus, Chinook, MT.
Top open heifers: Lot 26 sold for $9,000. FF Fantasy X33 is a January 20, 2010 daughter of Vermilion X Factor. Consigned by Flesch Angus, Shelby, MT, she sold to Vermilion Ranch, Billings, MT.
Lot 87, Pick of the 2010 Heifer Calves, sold for $5,000. Buyer’s choice of any 2010 heifer calves. Consigned by Stevenson’s Diamond Dot Angus Ranch, Hobson, MT, it sold to Still Angus Farm, Hill, AR.
Lot 42 sold for $4,250. OCC Montana Dream 034 is a March 10, 2010 daughter of OCC 4-Ward 720. Consigned by Kyla Olson, St. Ignatius, MT, she sold to Big Dry Angus Ranch, Jordan, MT.
Lot 25 sold for $4,000. FF Eisa Evergreen X10 is a January 12, 2010 daughter of Connealy Revenue 7289. Consigned by Flesch Angus, Shelby, MT, she sold to TC Angus, Stand-Off, Alberta, Canada.
Lot 75 sold for $4,000. WMR Eileenmere 049, is a February 3, 2010 daughter of WMR Timeless 458. Consigned by Pine Wheeler Mountain Ranch, Whitehall, MT, she sold to Greg McKeen, Mercer, PA.
Top embryo/flush lot: Lot 109, 4 Frozen Embryos, Soo Line Alternative 9127W x Inniway Ms VRD 232, sold for $5,200. Consigned by Olson Cattle Company, St. Ignatius, MT, the embryos sold to South Camp Cattle Co., Dwight, KS.
Lot 95A, four Frozen Embryos, N Bar Emulation EXT x Coleman Donna 772, sold for $5,000. Consigned by Coleman Angus, Charlo, MT, the embryos sold to Williams Angus, Harrison, MT.
Lot 95B, four Frozen Embryos, DHD Traveler 6807 x Coleman Donna 772, sold for $4,000. Consigned by Coleman Angus, Charlo, MT, the embryos sold to Angus Alliance, Alba, MO.
Top steer: Lot 83 sold for $1,050. BTR Rito Power 0239 is a March 12, 2010 son of MW Rito Power 138. Consigned by Russ & Barb Pepper, Simms, MT, he sold to Kyle Frye, Three Forks, MT.
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