Littau Angus Annual Production Sale
Date: March 25, 2014
Location: At the ranch, Carter, S.D.
Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar
Average: 109 bulls – $5,241
A large crowd of new and repeat buyers welcomed the Littau families for their annual bull sale held at the ranch west of Winner, S.D., on Mar. 25. This is a set of bulls that are raised and developed for the real world. They are thick and stout with many calving ease and performance bulls in the lineup.
Structural correctness, performance and maternal qualities are the main focus at Littau Angus and the bulls in this year’s sale were the best they have offered to date. They will add pounds to their new buyer’s calf crop.
Topping the sale was Lot 664, LAR 409 Windy 664A, a Jan. 23, 2013, son of VDAR Really Windy 4097 with EPDs of BW -0.1, WW 66, YW 106, Milk 26. Sheldon Tobin, Plankinton, S.D., won the winning bid at $11,500.
Rex Black of Spencer, Neb., purchased the next high selling bull, Lot 521, for $9,000. LAR Juneau 521A is a Jan. 31, 2013, son of Koupal Juneau 797 with EPDs of BW 2.3, WW 67, YW 120, Milk 31.
Lot 594,LAR 372 Rainmaker 594A, a Feb. 2, 2013, son of Sitz Rainmaker 372X with EPDs of BW 2.5, WW 62, YW 107, Milk 29 sold to Brad DeVries, Platte, S.D., for $8,500.
Jim Massa, Winner, S.D., purchased the next top selling bull, Lot 582, LAR 11127 Rainmaker 582A for $7,750. This bull was a son of Sitz Rainmaker 11127 and posted EPDs of BW 1.8, WW 64, YW 120, Milk 40.
Lot 663,LAR 747 Rainmaker 663A, a Feb. 11, 2013, son of Basin Rainmaker 747I with EPDs of BW -0.5, WW 45, YW 83, Milk 31. The bull sold to Brad DeVries, Platte, S.D., at $7,750.
Also selling for $7,750 was Lot 707, LAR Juneau 707A, a Feb. 18, 2013, son of Koupal Juneau 797 with EPDs of BW 1.2, WW 64, YW 118, Milk 27. Todd Hofeldt, Millboro, S.D., was the buyer.