Cottonwood Angus 44th Annual Profit Maker’s Bull Sale
May 29, 2018
Date of Sale: May 15, 2018
Location: Philip Livestock Auction, Philip, SD
Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar
TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk
52 Yearling Angus Bulls – $4,213
What a great sale for Gregg, Diane and Justin Butman. This year they hosted their 44th Annual Profit Maker’s Bull Sale. The big event was a postponed sale from the originally scheduled day. The weather was much more accommodating for the May date than mid April.
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Cottonwood Angus program is based on customer service and sound, functional cattle with easy fleshing ability and balanced EPDs. They had a touch more frame and length to go along with the added performance the packers are asking for.
Topping the sale was Lot 11, CW 555 Payweight 1682 57, a1/17 son of Basin Payweight 1682 with EPDs of CED 7 BW 0.6 WW 67 YW 120 Milk 24 selling to Smith Cattle LLC., Milesville, S.D., for $8,000.
Also at $8,000 was lot 33, CW 56 Next Step 407, a 2/17 son of Prairie Pride Next Step 2036 with EPDs of CED 0 BW 3.4 WW 65 YW 128 Milk 22, selling to Gullickson Angus, Halliday, N.D.
Lot 26, CW 35 Big Money 147 BB, a 1/17 son of Connealy Big Money with EPDs of CED 6 BW 3.6 WW 67 YW 121 Milk 14 sold to David Nelson Estate, Kyle, S.D. for $7,250.
3 Bulls sold at $6,000 each.
Lot 6, CW 418 C204 Payweight 3272, a 2/17 son of Carters Payweight 1682-C2-4 sold to Leary Angus, Caladonia, Minnesota.
Lot 13, CW 535 Payweight 1682-77, a 1/17 son of Basin Payweight 1682 went to Smith Cattle, LLC., Milesville, South Dakota.
Lot 28, CW 310 Big Money 207, a 2/17 son of Connealy Big Money sold to Frey Angus, Granville, North Dakota.