Lau Angus Annual Bull Sale
TSLN Rep: Dan Piroutek
Date: Jan. 18, 2023
Location: At the farm, northeast of Armour, South Dakota
Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar
Averages: 46 yearling Angus Bulls avg $4,402
3 Simmental Bulls avg $5,000
6 Reg. Angus Open Heifers avg $6,208
4 Commercial Simmental Open Heifers avg $1,975
10 Bred Angus Heifers avg $3,625
10 Bred Angus Cows avg $2,950
A large crowd gathered southwest of Mitchell, South Dakota, on the Lau Ranch to bid on and buy the Joel and Carolyn and Riley and Courtney Lau bulls. This was a big, well-grown set of bulls that were well received by the mostly repeat buyers. The registered females also sold very well.
Top Selling Angus Bulls:
Lot 8: $8,000 to Wright Farms, Corsica, South Dakota – Koupals B&B Milestone 0028 x SAV Raindance 6848.
Lot 35: $7,250 to Steven Minder, Wilmot, South Dakota – Ellingson Three Rivers 8062 x Lau Radiance Q265.
Lot 19: $6,750 to Chuck Kessler, Wetonka, South Dakota – SAV Renown 3439 x Connealy Cavalry 1149.
Top Selling Open Heifer:
Lot 56: $15,000 to Jeff Miller, Mount Vernon, South Dakota – Sitz Resilient 10208 x ICC Pay Raise 4886.
Top Selling Bred Heifer:
Lot 67: $7,500 to Richard Burns, Edwards, IL – Basin Rainmaker 4404 x Jindra Acclaim.
Top Selling Simm Angus Bull:
Lot 51: $5,500 to Logan Ledebor, Armour, South Dakota – OMF Epic E27 x SS/PRS Tail Gater 621Z.