SALE reports

Cattle Market & Farm Reports, Editorials
Dec 9, 2008

SALE reports

SCHURRTOP RANCH ANGUS
AND CHAROLAIS BULL SALE
Nov. 21, McCook, NE
37 Coming 2-yr-old
Angus bulls . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,484
44 Coming 2-yr-old
Charolais bulls. . . . . . . . . . . 3,364
Auctioneer: Jim Birdwell
A cool, brisk November day in
southwest Nebraska for this annual
sale. One had to appreciate the overall
depth of quality, uniformity and
soundness, as well as performance
package these bulls represented.
These bulls were 100 percent sired
by Schurrtop bred or owned AI and
maternal sires. All this, backed by
years of feed efficiency and carcass
evaluation. A good crowd of registered
and commercial cattlemen from
a wide area of the U.S. were on hand
in an active fast-paced sale with
several repeat buyers noted. TOPS—
Angus:
SchurrGene MC 2824,
3/28/07, son of Schurrtop MC; Belle
Point Ranch, Lavaca, AR, 1/2 interest
and possession, $10,000. Schurr-
Gene MC 2826, 3/31/07, son of
Schurrtop MC; 2/3 interest and possession,
Belle Point Ranch, $8,000.
Schurr 77 5002-6166, 4/9/07, son of
Schurrtop Symbol 5702; Eagle Hills
Ranch, Gothenburg, NE, $5,500.
Charolais: Schurrtop JK C774-4350
P, 5/1/07, son of Schurrtop Ultimate
C774 P; Lerwick Bros., Albin, WY,
$5,000. Schurrtop MC 035-6181 P,
4/22/07, son of Schurrtop Carcassiger
P; Chris Hardy, Chiefland, FL,
$5,000. Schurrtop JK 2580-4342 P,
4/7/07, son of Schurrtop JK
V650-4027 P; Todd Miller Farm, Sylvia,
KS, $5,000. — JIM GIES

BUFFALO CREEK RED ANGUS
Nov. 22, Lieter, WY
79 Bulls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,335
4 Recips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,075
45 Bred heifers . . . . . . . . . . 1,715
Auctioneer: Roger Jacobs
A nice winter day brought a moderate
crowd out to Buffalo Creek’s
annual production sale. Cattle sold
into several states, with registered
and commercial cattlemen bidding
to own this group of bulls. The bred
female portion of the sale was well
received and found homes in many
registered herds. TOPS—Bulls:
Buffalo Creek Valentine T146,
5/8/07, by Buffalo Creek Valentino
N031; Croissant Red Angus, Briggsdale,
CO, $8,500. Buffalo Creek
Bandit T350, 5/16/07, by Buf Crk
Lancer F M328; Shane Jarvis, Phillipsburg,
KS, $6,000. Buffalo Creek
Big Mac T006, 4/24/07, by Buf Crk
Big Horn P037; John Gilbert, Des
Moines, NM, $6,000. Buffalo Creek
Nice ’N Easy T189, 5/11/07, by Buf
Crk Medallion N328; Red Hill Farms,
Bowling Green, KY, $5,000. Buffalo
Creek Winning Ticket T004, 4/23/07,
by Buf Crk Medallion N328; Steve
Adami, Buffalo, WY, $4,000. Heifer:
Buffalo Creek Amber T173, 5/10/07,
by TR Julian LT151; Knaub Cattle
Co., Lodge Grass, MT, $2,750.
PETE CROW

LARGENT & SONS
HEREFORDS
ANNUAL PRODUCTION SALE
Nov. 20, Kaycee, WY
76 Bulls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,135
52 Reg. heifer calves. . . . . . 1,526
3 Steers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,100
Auctioneer: Joe Goggins
Demand was strong and steady
for this longtime reputation program
at their 27th annual sale. The coming
two and fall yearling bulls sold
readily to a large area of the country
with many repeat customers on the
seats. The heifer calves, likewise,
found strong ready acceptance. This
program blends horned and polled
breeding that buyers desire. TOPS—

Bulls: L3 Desert Ray 857 ET,
4/20/08, by GH Rambo 279R; Brad
Stewart, Robi, TX, $5,000. SBC
Ram Boy 770, 4/14/07, by GH Rambo
279R; Palzkill Farms, Mineral
Point, WI, $4,750. L3 Andy 750,
3/16/07, by L3 Pure Gold 2005; Hat
Bent Arrow Ranch, Sheridan, WY,
$4,500. L3 Andy 7036, 6/7/07, by L3
Pure Gold 2005; Berger Ranches,
Saratoga, WY, $4,500. Heifer calf:
L3 Lady Rambo 826 ET, 10/10/07,
by GH Rambo 279; T Bone Ranches,
Antonito, CO, $15,000. — JER-
RY GLIKO

H D DUNN & SON
ANGUS RANCH
ANNUAL PRODUCTION SALE
Nov. 21, Tetonia, ID
108 Bulls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,427
14 Reg. bred heifers . . . . . . 1,439
109 Comm’l bred heifers . . 1,056
55 Mixed aged cows . . . . . . . . 866
Auctioneer: Joe Goggins
This was the 10th annual sale for
this progressive firm and a large
crowd was on hand buying at quite
steady prices throughout the sale.
The offering this year had more
depth of quality and consistency in
type and balanced performance
than ever. This program is built on
the basics of soundness, hardiness,
fertility, maternal & practical performance
in a type and kind that will
perform in high mountain country.
Included in the offering are a few
Simmental cross bulls and heifers.
TOPS—Bulls: HD Dunn Magnitude
7201, 5/7/07, by OCC Magnitude
805M; Price Ranch, Daniels, WY,
$5,000. HD Dunn 004 Traveler 7311,
5/15/07, by SAV 8180 Traveler 004;
6X Ranch, Mackay, ID, $4,750. HD
Dunn Freedom 7189, 5/6/07, by TC
Freedom 104; Notellum Ranch,
Mackay, ID, $4,750. HD Dunn Legend
7042, 4/12/07, by HD Dunn
Legend 5054; Todd Shenton,
Dubois, ID, $4,250. HD Dunn Directive
7544, 6/18/07, by Cole Creek
Directive 18 P; Wardell Ranch, Big
Piney, WY, $4,250. Registered
bred heifer:
HD Dunn Wendy 7303,
5/15/07, by TC Freedom 104; Mark
Stovener, Washougal, WA, $1,800.
Commercial bred heifers: 10 head,
Zack Roberts, Daniel, WY, $1,110
each. — JERRY GLIKO

GREEN MOUNTAIN
ANGUS RANCH
ANNUAL PRODUCTION SALE
Nov. 21, Ryegate, MT
138 Bull calves. . . . . . . . . . $3,047
48 Fall bulls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,516
145 Comm’l bred heifers . . 1,127
Auctioneer: Roger Jacobs
Tim and Kris Todd and family held
their 36th annual sale this year offering
a very impressive set of bulls
from their reputation program. Demand
was strong and steady for the
bulls from this popular program,
most sired by proven breed-leading
AI sires. These balanced, thick, wellmade
bulls carry as much EPD
spread and performance as anywhere
and cattlemen like them.
Repeat customers are here year
after year. The replacement quality
bred heifers drew top interest again
also. TOPS—Bulls: GMAR Image
Maker U007, 1/14/08, by HA Image
Maker U007; Cooney Brothers, Harlowton,
MT, $5,750. GMAR Image
Maker U026, 1/19/08, by HA Image
Maker 0415; Bill Bickle, Ismay, MT,
$5,750. GMAR Image Maker U033,
1/21/08, by Image Maker; Wild Eagle
Mountain Ranch, Big Timber,
MT, $5,250. GMAR Image Maker
U012, 1/15/08, by Image Maker;
Kenny McFarland, Rapid City, SD,
$5,250. Commercial bred heifers:
16 head, AI bred, ultra-sounded
carrying bull calves; Lowrey Live-

stock, Grass Range, MT, $1,200
each. 28 head, AI bred, ultra-sounded
carrying heifer calves; Tierney
Ranch, Harlowton, MT, $1,200 each.
— JERRY GLIKO

REDLAND ANGUS RANCH
FALL PRODUCTION SALE
Nov. 22, Buffalo, WY
34 Coming 2-year-old
bulls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,662
136 Summer yearling
bulls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,395
71 Comm’l bred heifers . . . 1,235
34 Comm’l bred cows. . . . . 1,350
Auctioneer: Joe Goggins
Sale Management:
Marcy Livestock Service
Strong repeat buyers were the
order of the day at this annual fall
production sale for Kendrick and
Sharon Redland as many top commercial
outfits bought again from this
proven reputation program. Range
calved and range raised is the selection
criteria this practical basic trait
program is developed and selected
for. They are bred to work on the dry
open range or in high altitude country.
The thick, balanced bulls offered were
very consistent from top to bottom
and sold accordingly. TOPS—Bulls:
Redland Gumbo 5717, 6/23/07, by
Sitz Gumbo 7474; Tim Burch, MT,
$8,000. Redland Napolean 6377,
7/4/07, by OCC Napolean 649N;
Harlan Ranches, WY, $6,500. Redland
Emblazon 5747, 6/22/07, by
OCC Emblazon 854E; Don Nixon,
MT, $6,000. Redland Emblazon 47,
2/11/07, by OCC Emblazon 854E;
Merle Clark, MT, $5,750. Bred heifers:
26 head, purebred, sold as commercial,
AI bred; Barney Land &
Livestock, WY, $1,475. Bred cows:
34 head, purebred, sold as commercial;
Warbonnet Ranch, WY, $1,350.
— JERRY GLIKO

BOBCAT ANGUS ANNUAL
PRODUCTION SALE
Nov. 24, Great Falls, MT
97 Bulls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,215
410 Comm’l bred heifers . . 1,012
44 10-yr-old comm’l cows . . . 850
1 Broke ranch gelding . . . . 1,800
Auctioneer: Joe Goggins
Bryan and Ernie Ratzburg and
John Goggins and their families,
Bobcat Angus, held their 4th annual
sale this year offering a strong, balanced,
well-bred set of bulls and females.
You’d go quite a ways to find
more consistent thickness, balance,
type and performance than this program
offers. The long, sound bulls
really pack thickness. Many repeat
buyers were on the seats to buy
again and the impressive uniform
replacement offering of bred heifers
saw strong interest also. TOPS—
Bulls:
Bobcat Danny Boy E 728,
3/11/07, by Connealy Danny Boy;
Joe Verploegen, Havre, MT, 2/3 interest,
$5,500. Bobcat Danny Boy E
T30, 3/12/07, by Connealy Danny
Boy; Glennie Ranches, Two Dot, MT,
$4,750. Bobcat Yellowstone T63,
8/16/07, by Vermilion Yellowstone;
Glennie Ranches, 2/3 interest,
$4,500. Bobcat VRD T49, 8/11/07,
by Vermilion Dateline 7078; Glennie
Ranches, $4,250. Bobcat Nebraska
T97, 8/22/07, by Baldridge Nebraska
901; Glennie Ranches, $4,000.
Commercial bred heifers: 21 head,
$1,235 each. AI Bred: Three groups,
carrying bull calves; Trennphol
Farms, Middletown, IN, $1,185 each.
AI bred carrying bull calves: Buyers
as follows: 31 head; Paul Johnson,
Conrad, MT. 28 head; James Peebles,
Choteau, MT. 20 head; Donald
McIntosh, Havre, MT. Ranch gelding:
LB Scotty, 3-year-old by NLD
Sagewood Hancock x Top Cause;
Robert Anderson, Raynesford, MT,
$1,800. — JERRY GLIKO

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