Pine Coulee Black Angus Bull Sale
March 17, 2009
The annual Pine Coulee Black Angus Bull Sale on March 9th was a huge success. The sale was held at the Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch in Billings, MT, on an unfortunately cold and blistery day. A large turnout of repeat buyers braved the cold to purchase a set of bulls full of quality. Pine Coulee Bulls is a partnership between Jim Stampfel, John Carrel and their families.
Pine Coulee bulls are long bodied, heavy muscled, full of eye appeal and packed with performance. The “Pine Coulee Program” emphasizes on raising cattle designed for the commercial cattlemen. The Stampfel and Carrel families have strong relationships with their customers, as proven by the number of repeat buyers present on sale day. Stampfel and Carrel go the extra mile to serve their customers by freeze branding the tattoo on each bull and BVD testing the entire offering. They also provide free delivery, free wintering until May 1st, volume discounts, footrot vaccinations, and a one breeding season guarantee. If all that wasn’t enough, they aid in the marketing of your product in the fall.
The top selling yearling bull was Lot 79, Pine Coulee Marathon U176, sired by BC Marathon 7022 out of a Pathfinder Dam, Pine Coulee Blackcap, which is a daughter of Leachman Right Time. His birth weight was 96 pounds, weaning 753, yearling was an impressive 1,377 and posted EPDs of +4.8 BW, +58 WW, +24 Milk and +104 YW. This outstanding herd sire prospect sold to Vollmer Angus of Wing, ND for $7,500.
The top selling Fall E.T. bull was Lot 186, Pine Coulee 1I2 T314, sired by Rito 1I2 of 2536 Rito 6I6. His dam is Pine Coulee Everelda, sired by Bon View Bando 598. This bull posted EPDs of +1.8 BW, +55 WW, +26 Milk and +97 YW with an actual birth weight of 77 pounds, weaning at 586, and an outstanding yearling weight of 1,438. Lazy U Cattle Company of Cohagen, MT can expect a nice set of calves out of this bull that they purchased for $5,500.
Other highlights of the sale included Lot 193, another Fall E.T., which sold for $5,000 to Aisenbrey Farms of Bridger, MT. This bull is sired by N Bar Emulation EXT and is out of a Blevins Erica cow and posted a birth weight of 78, weaning at 599, yearling of 1,322, with an expected sale day weight of 1,750.
Lot 8, a yearling bull sired by BC Marathon 7022, sold to Froehlich Angus of Belfield, ND for $4,500.
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Lot 49, a yearling E.T. bull sired by Connealy Onward and out of a Sitz Everelda Entense cow, sold to Ascent Angus of Oakland, IL, also for $4,500.