Kukuchka’s Bar 69 Angus Ranch
Date: April 11, 2014
Location: St. Onge Livestock, St. Onge, S.D.
Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar
Reported by: Paul Griemsman
66 Bulls: $4,723
50 Open heifers: $1,975
Craig and Deb Kukuchka Family held their 26th annual Bar 69 Ranch bull sale at St. Onge livestock, April 11. A testament to their program, many repeat buyers were on hand to buy 70 head of bulls. These bulls were hand picked, with emphasis on length, thickness, and natural fleshing ability. They also offered 50 head of fancy commercial heifers.
Lot 3105, Bar 69 Great Plains, did not disappoint. He topped the sale at $14,500, selling to Theresa Brewer, Marmarth N.D.
Bar 69 Dash 3117 was next in line commanding a final bid of $8,250 and going to Kyle and Shelley West, Oshoto Wyo.
Smith Angus Ranch , Buffalo S.D., purchased Bar 69 Dash 3101 for $7,750.
Bar 69 Dash 3107 also brought $7,750 and sold to Walt and Angela Murray, Miles City Mont.
Theresa Brewer also purchased the fifth high selling bull, Bar 69 Final Answer 3118 for $6,750.
The commercial replacement heifers attracted quit a few bidders but ended up selling to Stanley McKnight, Bison SD for $1,975, he took all 50 head.