Brooks Chalky Butte Angus Ranch Production Sale
The Steve and Ryan Brooks families of Bowman, ND hosted the Brooks Chalky Butte Angus Annual Bull Sale on April 4, 2009. The Brooks’ had a high maternal and moderate frame offering with ease of fleshing. After several storms in the Dakotas many repeat and new buyers were on hand to bid and buy although some buyers were recovering from the most recent storm in South Dakota.
Topping the bull sale was a final bid of $9,000 from DeGrand Angus of Baker, MT. This son of TC Total 410 posted a birth weight of 95 pounds, 205 day weight of 769 pounds (ratio 129) and EPDs of BW 3.8, WW 71, M 33, YW 126.
Loren Filkowski – Fairfield, ND, paid $5,250 to own Lot 27 a son of Mytty In Focus. This March 9 yearling was an ET with a 205 day wt. of 661 and EPDs of BW .7, WW 46, M 23 and YW 89.
Brian Goven of Mercer, ND took home Lot 22 for $5,000. This March 10 yearling son of GAR Predestined posted a birth weight of 84 pounds, 205 day weight of 661 pounds (ratio 107) and EPDs of BW 2.8, WW 48, M 28 and YW 91.
Tracey Martin of Fargo, ND paid $4,250 to own Lot 10, a son of TC Total 410. This March 10 yearling posted a birth weight of 102 pounds, 205 day weight of 663 pounds (ratio 111) and EPDs of BW 4.4, WW 58, M 31 and YW 108.
A final bid of $4,250 for Lot 32 went to Jeff Merkel of Hettinger, ND. This February 21 yearling had a birth weight of 78 pounds, 205 day weight of 644 pounds (ratio 118) and EPDs of BW 1.5, WW 61, M 27 and YW 110.
Joe Vesey of Fairfield, ND put the final bid in of $1,250 for the top heifer, Lot 231, the daughter of Verillion Frontier R959.