North Dakota Angus Association 2012 Select Sale
The North Dakota Angus Association held their annual Select Sale at Kist Livestock in Mandan, ND on Jan. 7, 2012. The sale numbers may have been small, but the quality was excellent and a large crowd of buyers came to purchase top-notch genetics. If North Dakota breeders need a place to market bulls or females, consider this sale next January.
The top-selling bull was Lot 15, Josephson Hoover Dam J114, a Jan. 18, 2011 son of Hoover Dam. Consigned by Josephson Angus, Redwood Falls, MN, he sold to Fox Angus, Watertown, SD, for $14,000 (two-thirds interest and full possession).
Lot 11, HCC Aberdeen 1715, a Feb. 2, 2011 son of TC Aberdeen 759, consigned by Haugen Cattle Company, Hannaford, ND, sold to Frey Angus Ranch, Granville, ND for $12,000.
Lot 27, TLC Cowboy Up 7211, a Jan. 7, 2011 son of Sitz Upward 307R, consigned by TLC Vetch Angus, Hazelton, ND, went to RBM Livestock, Florence, SD for $10,500 (two-thirds interest and full possession).
Lot 17, JAR Rito 756 034, a Jan. 31, 2010 son of Rito 1I2 of 2536 Rito 6I6, consigned by Jallo Angus, Fordville, ND, sold to Richard Hanson, Starkweather, ND at $8,250.
Lot 24, PF Clark 137, a Feb. 18, 2011 son of SAV Clark 8374, consigned by Petersen Farms, Bowbells, ND, sold to Kenny Graner, Mandan, ND for $6,750.
The top-selling bred heifer was Lot 18, JAR Princess 889 039, a Feb. 2, 2010 daughter of GAR New Design 5050 and bred to Mogck Whispering Wind 48. Consigned by Jallo Angus, Fordville, ND, she sold to Pete Bauman, Bismarck, ND, for $5,000.
Lot 2, AA Lucy 010, a Feb. 16, 2010 daughter of Rito 1I2 of 2536 Rito 6I6, bred to WK Designers Pride 1612, was consigned by Amundson Angus, Larimore, ND and sold to Alan Bruhn, Mapleton, IA at $4,750.
The top-selling open heifer was Lot 25, PF Queen Mother 113, a Feb. 6, 2011 daughter of Connealy 044 062, consigned by Petersen Farms, Bowbells, ND. She sold to Jamie Schimming, Enderlin, ND, for $3,750.
The pick of the 2011-born heifer calves was Lot 7, from Best Angus and Quarter Horse, Watford City, ND. The opportunity sold to TLC Angus, Hazelton, ND, for $3,750.