Black Hills Stock Show Gelbvieh sale
Feb. 6, 2014
7 bulls: $3,428.57
2 bred heifers: $4,000
2 open heifers: $4,735
Top five bulls:
MDR Darkhorse 3816A was consigned by Dobson Ranch and bought by Thunder Struck Cattle Co., Humboldt, S.D., for $4,500.
Pure Gold 309A was consigned by Ceroll Gelbvieh and purchased by Chris Effling for $4,000.
CJLL Agate A1332 was consigned by CJ & L Livestock and went home with Parks Gelbvieh Ranch, Ekalaka, Mont., for $3,900.
CJ & L Livestock also consigned CJLL Arrowhead A1319, who sold to Scott Fitzgerald of Midland, S.D., for $3,200.
Jese Mr Androud A23 was consigned by Thunder Struck Cattle Co., and was sold to Dan Prunty, Hartford, S.D.
Top bred heifer:
VRT Lazy TV MS X Factor Z28 was brought to town by Lazy TV RAnch and went home with Droomgold’s haven from Texas for $5,000.
Top open heifer:
Goldux Gelbveih consigned GDX 317A and Beastrom Ranch, Pierre, S.D., gave $5,000 to own her.
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