Iron Mountain Cattle Co.
Date: March 24, 2014
Location: Belle Fourche Livestock Exchange, Belle Fourche, S.D.
Auctioneers: Lynn Weishaar & Seth Weishaar
Average: 104 Angus Bulls $4,852
Iron Mountain Cattle Co., owned by Dan Long and managed by Mike and Kathy Davis, held their annual bull sale at the Belle Fourche Livestock Exchange March 24, 2014.
The Iron Mountain cowherd was built on a solid foundation of genetics from Schaff Angus Valley, Assman Land & Cattle and Sinclair Cattle Co. The bulls in this sale represent those genetics mated with the top herd bulls in the Angus breed. The bulls were loaded with muscle, thickness and calving ease. Plus the all-important carcass traits feeder cattle buyers are demanding.
The top selling bull for the day was Lot 53, Iron Mountain Potential 3093, a Feb. 15, 2013, son of SAV Potential 0205 with EPDs of BW 1.2, WW 60, YQ 106, Milk 30. This was one of the several top bulls purchased by Dan Tracy, Wright, Wyo., at $10,500.
Lot 1, Iron Mountain Resource 3163, a March 1, 2013, son of SAV Resource 1441 with EPDs of BW .05, WW 68, YW 108, Milk 32. Cody Moore, Kennebec, S.D., was they buyer at $9,750.
Lot 35, Iron Mountain Final Answer 3044, a Feb. 5, 2013, son of SAV Final Answer 0035 with EPDs of BW .36, WW .27, YW .22, Milk 19 sold to Dan Tracy, Wright, Wyo., for $9,500.
Lot 55, Iron Mountain Potential 3072, a Feb. 12, 2013, son of SAV Potential 0205 with EPDs of BW 0.5, WW 52, YW 96, Milk 29. This bull was sold to Leon Miner, Nisland, S.D., for $9,000.
Also selling for $9,000 was Lot 48, Iron Mountain Potential 3060, a Feb. 9, 2013, son of SAV Potential 0205 with EPDs of BW 0.7, WW 56, YW 103, Milk 25. Dan Tracy, Wright, Wyo., was the buyer
Lot 115, Iron Mountain Pioneer 3202, a March 8, 2013, son of SAV Pioneer 7301 with EPDs of BW 2.3, WW 59, YW 103, Milk 31. This bull sold to Smith Ranch, Milesville, S.D. for $9,000.