Deering’s Cheyenne Charolais 21st Bull Sale
Date: Mar. 4, 2014
Location: Philip Livestock Auction, Philip, S.D.
Auctioneer: Jeff Long
Reported by: Dan Piroutek
Average: 64 ylg bulls: $3,864
Cheyenne Charolais, owned by Joel Deering and his family, hosted a nice crowd for their annual bull sale. This program is built around providing commercial cattlemen with good Charolais bulls to produce market topping Charolais cross calves. Joel offers many services for his bull buyers. He keeps the bulls until spring and gives them an unconditional guarantee.
This herd has purchased the Black Hills Stock Show Champion bull in both 2012 and 2013. This year he purchased the Reserve Champion at the Black Hills Stock Show, and they plan to breed him to their purebred Charolais heifers.
Cheyenne Charolais was pleased to honor Peppel Farms, St. Charles, S.D., as their commercial producer of the year.
Top selling bull honors at this year’s sale were shared by two bulls—Lot 13 and Lot 66.
The Lot 13 bull brought $6,000 from Jim Unger, Yuma, Colo. This bull was a son of WDZ Wind 016, and out of a 2TM Unlimited Cigar daughter. Born at 86 pounds, he weaned at 681 pounds to ratio 108. He grew to a yearling weight of 1,369 pounds to ratio 114.
The Lot 66 bull sold to Tim Peppel, St. Charles, S.D. Sired by 2TM Unlimited Justice 818, he had a birth weight of 84 pounds and had a weaning weight of 757 pounds to ratio 120. Gaining 4.2 pounds a day, he reached a yearling weight of 1,429 pounds to ratio 119. His BW EPD was -0.3.
Glen David Hostutler, Midland, S.D, bought the Lot 1 bull at $5,500. This was a stout made bull with a lot of volume. He was a son of DR Revelation 467, and out of a daughter of Three Trees Wind. With an 86 pound birth weight, he weaned at 681 pounds and reached a yearling weight of 1,353 pounds to ratio 113. His EPDs included CED 7.6, BW -2.8, WW 25, YW 42, and MTNL 20.
Lot 5 sold for $5,500 to Steve Thomas, Presho, S.D. He had a 91 pound birth weight and weaned at 660 pounds to ratio 105, before posting a yearling weight of 1476 pounds to ratio 123. He was sired by JAB Bullet In The Gun, and had gained 5.1 pounds per day.
Longtime repeat buyers, Matt Bros., Elm Springs, SD, bought Lot 62 at $5500. Another bull by JAB Bullet In The Gun, he had weaned at 790 pounds to ratio 125. He grew to a yearling weight of 1430 pounds to ratio 119.
Next in line were a couple of bulls at $5250 each. Lot 64, sired by JAB Bullet In The Gun, was a thick bull with an excellent disposition, and he sold to Steve Thomas, Presho, S.D.
Also at $5,250, Lot 7 was a son of WD2 Montezuma 107, and he headed home with Chuck O’Conner, Philip, S.D. He had gained 5 pounds a day, posting a yearling weight of 1471 pounds to ratio 123.
This proved to be the best sale ever for the Deering family, along with their guest consignor, Ted Morgan, from Colorado.
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