Wittkopp Angus 29th Annual Production Sale
April 6, 2017
Date: Feb. 09, 2017
Location: Glasgow Stockyards, Glasgow, Montana
Auctioneer: Joe Goggins
TSLN Rep: Dixon Scott
85 Ylg bulls – $4,044
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It was a foggy journey up to Glasgow for the Wittkopp Angus 29th Annual Production Sale. But as expected the bulls were in clear view. These top end yearling bulls are carefully selected from the Wittkopp herd based on the traits necessary for survival in any ecosystem. These bulls wreaked with length and depth all on a moderate frame that contributed to the consistency in the sale. Here is the top end:
Ringing the bell at $8,000 for Lot 84, WIP GDAR Windy 6431 was the Massar Ranch Circle, Montana. This GDAR Windy 3110 son posts EPDs of BW 1, WW 58, YW 94, and Milk 28. He weighed 86 pounds at birth on April 19, 2016, and 818 pounds when weaned.
Lot 62, WIP PC Chisum 6265, sold for $7,750 to Callahan Belling Richland, Montana. This Pine Coulee Chisum son was born weighing 83 pounds on April 2, 2016, and 760 pounds at weaning. He records EPDs of BW 1.6, WW 63, YW 105, and Milk 25.
Kristen Omvig of Kalispell, Montana, found a stylish bull in Lot 8, WIP Windy 6022, for $7,000. Mytty Windy 2048 son was born March 10, 2016, at 84 pounds and weaned off at 767 pounds. His EPDs include BW 2.1, WW 54, YW 95, and Milk 29.
Lot 50, WIP PC Chisum 6222, was sold to Robe Cosgriff Jordon, Montana, for $6,500. This Pine Coulee Chisum B360 son with EPDs of BW 1.7, WW 61, YW 106, and Milk 24. He was born March 31, 2016, at 83 pounds and weaned weighing 734 pounds.
Squeaking into the top end for $6,250 was Lot 45, WIP Chisum 6207, with Larry Roberton Opheim, Montana,. This S Chisum 6175 son recorded EPDs of BW 2.2, WW 56, YW 95, and Milk 24. He was born March 31, 2016, at 89 pounds and weaned at 734 pounds.