Panhandle Cattle Co. 27th Red Angus Production Sale
Feb. 25, 2008
109 1/3 Red Angus two-year-old bulls – $2,720; 35 Red Angus heifers – $1,194
Panhandle Cattle Co. is a Red Angus Chiefline seedstock program with a long established connection to the commercial beef industry. Headquartered in Nebraska’s famed Sandhills ranch country and backed by one of the Red Angus breed’s most recognized cowherds, they have been an important source of herd building genetics for ranchers and breeders, both, featuring linebred, trait balanced breeding stock in volume.
A 33 year program, Linda and Clint Andersen and family staged their 27th annual production sale at ranch headquarters of Lakeside, NE. They presented a strong offering of range raised, two-year-old bulls and fancy Chiefline heifers to buyers from 16 states across the country.
Established upon foundation George Chiga Chiefline genetics, the Panhandle program is based upon generations of linebreeding, production testing and building upon elite cow families. Driven by the economics of the commercial beef industry with a trait balance from cowherd to carcass, efficient, functional, productive mother cows are their number one priority.
A fast paced auction saw cowmen and breeders compete to invest in Panhandle time-tested, potent, problem-free, total-trait genetics with stock selling in a price range to fit every cattleman’s budget. It was another strong event for a family that’s long been dedicated to breeding great cows and has played an important role in expanding the influence of the Red Angus breed across the face of America’s commercial beef cattle production.
$6,750 (2/3 int.) – Panhandle Trademark 651, a June 2006 son of Panhandle Patent 363, purchased by Tom Hendrix of Wray, CO.
$6,000 (2/3 int.) – Panhandle Newman 644, a June 2006 son of KC Manager 627, purchased by Gilroy Land & Cattle of Dalton, NE.
$4,900 – OLC YOD Chato S320, a March 2006 son of OLC Eline Chato P25, purchased by Bud Reed of Lance Creek, WY.
$4,750 – Panhandle Patent 697, a June 2006 son of Panhandle Patent 358, purchased by Glen May of Bassett, NE.
$4,500 (2/3 int.) – Panhandle T3 Chf 654, a June 2006 son of T3 Chief 2887, purchased by Terry Crawford of Lexington, NE.
$4,500 (2/3 int.) – Panhandle T3 Chf 693, a June 2006 son of T3 Chief 2887, purchased by Doug Beed of Chambers, NE.
$4,500 (2/3 int.) – Panhandle Trademark 696, a June 2006 son of Panhandle Patent 363, purchased by Tom Hendrix.
$4,500 (2/3 int.) – Panhandle Sherman 6016m, a June 2006 son of RED Sherman 455, purchased by Paxton Ranch of Stapleton, NE.
$4,350 – Panhandler 694, a June 2006 son of Beckton Lancer P053 T7, purchased by Van Shepardson of Mason City, NE.
$4,250 – Panhandle Patent 648, a June 2006 son of Panhandle Patent 358, purchased by Glen May.
$1,900 – Panhandle Judith 6020, a June 2006 daughter of Basin Precision M10, purchased by Dan Cross of Cross Creek Cattle, Gold Hill, NC.
$1,800 – Panhandle Trixie 631, a June 2006 daughter of KC Manager 627, purchased by Dan Cross.
$1,600 – DMS Ms Capstone 7008, a Feb. 2007 daughter of MLK CRK Capstone 901, purchased by Rob Ison of West Liberty, KY.
$1,500 – CA Danica 640, a June 2006 daughter of Panhandle Patent 363, purchased by Bill Koetter of McCook, NE.
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