Ellingson Angus Annual Production Sale
February 19, 2012
Sale: Ellingson Angus Annual Production Sale
Date: Feb. 4, 2012
Location: At the ranch, St. Anthony, ND
Auctioneer: Joe Goggins
Averages: 120 yearling Angus bulls – $7,240, 1 donor cow – $21,000, 20 registered Angus heifer calves – $4,058, 158 commercial heifer calves – $1,209, 35 commercial bred heifers – $1,683
The Ellingson family held their annual production sale at the Martin Schaff sale facility near St. Anthony, ND on Feb. 4. There was a huge crowd of bidders and buyers on hand to evaluate this sale offering.
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This set of bulls were stout and full of red meat. They are all a direct result from 70 years of strict culling and genetic selection.
Chad and his family are the fourth generation to be raising Angus cattle on their ranch and take great pride in the fact that all sale bulls were born and raised on their ranch. A special feature for this years sale, were the commercial females from the Ellingson’s past bull buyers. These females were all sired by or bred to Ellingson Angus bulls and were very well accepted.
Top selling bulls:
Lot 13, Ellingson Revolution 1047, son of Tehama Blackcap Revolution, to Albrecht Angus, Wapanucka, OK and Carstens Farms Ltd., Adair, IA for $45,000.
Lot 58 Ellingson Plateau 1155, son of LT Territory 5824 of EA to Tom and Donna Hudgins, McEwen, TN, for $40,000.
Lot 30, Ellingson Bandwagon 1053, son of LT Bandwagon 3105, to Semex Inc., Guelph, Ontario, Canada, for $23,000.
Lot 24, Ellingson Identity 1050, son of Ellingson Identity 9104, to Kenner Simmental, Leeds, ND, for $22,500.
Lot 49, Ellingson Territory 1097, son of LT Territory 5824 of EA, to Severance Diamond Charolais and Angus, Ryder, ND, for $16,000.
Lot 50, Ellingson Territory 1207, son of LT Territory 5824 of EA, to Diamond J Angus, Mandan, ND, for $15,000.
Top selling Females
Top selling heifer- Lot 121, EA Blackbird 1322, daughter of Tehama Blackcap Revolution, to Tom and Donna Hudgins, McEwen, TN, for $9,500.
Co- top-selling heifer, Lot 138, EA Blackbird 1024, daughter of SAV Final Answer, to Tom and Donna Hudgins, McEwen, TN, for $9,500.
Lot 123, EA Emblynette 1044, daughter of Sitz Dimension, to Chad Solberg, Westby, MT, for $9,000.
Top-selling cow – Lot 141, half interest in EA Madame Pride 430, to 12 Star Angus, Gramercy, LA, and TNT Angus, Arcola, MO, for $21,000.
Top-selling draft of commercial heifer calves from Ellingson Angus customers – 60 heifer calves from Triple Sun Farms, Cut Off, LA, for $1,275 each.