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Thorstenson Gelbvieh & Angus 29th Annual Production Sale

Deloris, Leon and Gregg Voegele of Trial City, SD

With feed efficiency data calculated through a newly installed GrowSafe feed intake system available, customers at the Thorstenson Gelbvieh and Angus 29th Annual Production Sale had one more selection tool to use in making their bull buying decisions on Saturday, March 10, 2010 in Mobridge.

Topping all lots in the Gelbvieh, Angus and Balancer offering was Lot 38, Lazy TV Scout IMF, a homozygous black yearling Balancer sired by DVA Scout 553. Boasting an RFI value of -.90, he brought a bid of $28,500 from a group of registered breeders. Claiming possession and one-fourth semen interest was Rippe Gelbvieh of Hubbell, NE. Semen packages were sold to Leachman Cattle Company of Wellington, CO, Cedar Top Ranch of Stapleton, NE, Bar Arrow Cattle Company of Phillipsburg, KS, Burbank Cattle Company of St. Catharine, MO, Jon Beastrom of Pierre, SD, and Lensegrav Gelbvieh of Meadow, SD. Ranking in the top 30 percent of the offering for feed efficiency, Lot 38 also posted a 114 WW ratio, 116 IMF ratio and an 82 pound birth weight.

Next in line was Lot 173, Lazy TV Final Answer W800. A yearling Angus sired by SAV Final Answer 0035 and featuring an RFI value of -1.84 and the best feed conversion ratio of the entire offering, he was purchased by Rich Nemath of Ludell, KS for $9,750. Lot 173 also ratioed 127 for WW, 115 for ADG and 116 for YW.



Marvin Ternes of Raleigh, ND took home Lot 138, Lazy TV Class W023, with a final bid of $6,750. Sired by Lazy TV Second Class R87, he is a yearling red Balancer featuring EPDs in the top three percent of the breed.

Lot 173, another purebred Angus son of Final Answer, finished at $6,500 with a bid from Leon Voegele of Trail City, SD. He posted an RFI value of -.57.



Another Angus sire, Lot 185, sold for $5,750 to Paul Oberlitner of Lebanon, SD. Sired by Woodhill Foresight, his RFI value was -1.85.

Eagle Pass Ranch of Highmore, SD purchased a black purebred Gelbvieh herdsire at $5,200. With a -3.85 RFI value, Lot 1 is sired by JBOB 254D.

Lazy TV Tenderloin W030 sold to Jon Beastrom of Pierre for $5,000. A homozygous black Balancer yearling, he is sired by EGL Tenderloin N407 and had a -1.36 RFI value.

Volume buyers included Heim Brothers of Edgeley, ND, Arnold’s Arrow 5 Ranch of McIntosh, SD, and Al Two Bears of Cannon Ball, ND.

With feed efficiency data calculated through a newly installed GrowSafe feed intake system available, customers at the Thorstenson Gelbvieh and Angus 29th Annual Production Sale had one more selection tool to use in making their bull buying decisions on Saturday, March 10, 2010 in Mobridge.

Topping all lots in the Gelbvieh, Angus and Balancer offering was Lot 38, Lazy TV Scout IMF, a homozygous black yearling Balancer sired by DVA Scout 553. Boasting an RFI value of -.90, he brought a bid of $28,500 from a group of registered breeders. Claiming possession and one-fourth semen interest was Rippe Gelbvieh of Hubbell, NE. Semen packages were sold to Leachman Cattle Company of Wellington, CO, Cedar Top Ranch of Stapleton, NE, Bar Arrow Cattle Company of Phillipsburg, KS, Burbank Cattle Company of St. Catharine, MO, Jon Beastrom of Pierre, SD, and Lensegrav Gelbvieh of Meadow, SD. Ranking in the top 30 percent of the offering for feed efficiency, Lot 38 also posted a 114 WW ratio, 116 IMF ratio and an 82 pound birth weight.

Next in line was Lot 173, Lazy TV Final Answer W800. A yearling Angus sired by SAV Final Answer 0035 and featuring an RFI value of -1.84 and the best feed conversion ratio of the entire offering, he was purchased by Rich Nemath of Ludell, KS for $9,750. Lot 173 also ratioed 127 for WW, 115 for ADG and 116 for YW.

Marvin Ternes of Raleigh, ND took home Lot 138, Lazy TV Class W023, with a final bid of $6,750. Sired by Lazy TV Second Class R87, he is a yearling red Balancer featuring EPDs in the top three percent of the breed.

Lot 173, another purebred Angus son of Final Answer, finished at $6,500 with a bid from Leon Voegele of Trail City, SD. He posted an RFI value of -.57.

Another Angus sire, Lot 185, sold for $5,750 to Paul Oberlitner of Lebanon, SD. Sired by Woodhill Foresight, his RFI value was -1.85.

Eagle Pass Ranch of Highmore, SD purchased a black purebred Gelbvieh herdsire at $5,200. With a -3.85 RFI value, Lot 1 is sired by JBOB 254D.

Lazy TV Tenderloin W030 sold to Jon Beastrom of Pierre for $5,000. A homozygous black Balancer yearling, he is sired by EGL Tenderloin N407 and had a -1.36 RFI value.

Volume buyers included Heim Brothers of Edgeley, ND, Arnold’s Arrow 5 Ranch of McIntosh, SD, and Al Two Bears of Cannon Ball, ND.


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