SALE reports

News
May 22, 2009
by WLJ

SALE reports

DERRY CATTLE CO. 40TH
ANNUAL ANGUS BULL SALE
April 30, Wood, SD
13 Fall yearling bulls ........ $3,008
58 Yearling bulls ...................2,455
Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar
A windy
cool day in
south-central
South Dakota
greeted the
Derry Cattle
Co. 40th Annual
Angus
Bull Sale. A

uniform offering
of bulls

GIES

focused on structural soundness,
fertility and longevity. These bulls
were developed on high roughage
ratios to ensure soundness. Several
noted sire groups were included,
from calving ease to growth and
maternal. A nice crowd of commercial
cattlemen from Nebraska and
South Dakota were on the seats.
Many longtime repeat customers
were noted. TOPS—Yearlings:
DCC In Focus 564U, 3/18/09, son
of Mytty In Focus; to Duane Lunne,
Dallas, SD, $4,750. DCC Emblazon
27C 567U, son of DDA Emblazon
27C; to Bob Lunne, Dallas, SD,
$4,500. DCC In Focus 628U, 3/5/08,
son of Mytty In Focus; to Doyle
Musick, Pierre, SD, $4,500. DCC
2878 562U, 3/9/08, son of Rito
2-878 of 2536 BVNI 878; to Tad
McClanahan, Colume, SD, $4,100.
DCC In Focus 596U, 3/18/08, son
of Mytty In Focus; to Doyle Musick,
$4,000. Fall bulls: DCC Emblazon
961P 550T, 9/16/07, son of Sitz RLS
Emblazon 961P; to Dave Brozik,
Winner, SD, $4,000. — JIM GIES

CALIFORNIA ANGUS
BREEDERS FEMALE SALE
May 17, Escalon, CA
9 Fall pairs ...........................$1,961
9 Fall 2008 open heifers ......1,761
22 Spring pairs .....................1,587
25 Bred heifers .....................1,396
12 Bred cows ........................1,346
28 2008 heifers .........................949
1 Commercial bred heifer ......925
26 Units of semen ...................188
Auctioneer: Rick Machado
Sale Manager:
James A. Danekas

An extremely
hot
100º day
greeted a
near-capacity
crowd for this
year’s event.
Cattle were
presented by
breeders from YORK
California and
Arizona. Top quality individuals saw
good participation. Cattle sold to 40
buyers from five states with Foard
Ranch, Oakdale, CA, claiming the
volume buyer’s honors. The semen
topped at $325 per unit on two units
of DCC New Look 101. Kris Gudel,
Cargil Nutrition, and Logan Ipsen,
American Angus Association, gave
presentations prior to the sale.
Without question, an event that is
unfolding to be one of the premier
marketing showcases in the West.
A job well done by all. TOPS: Taras
Tiffany in Time 248, 8/6/08, by
Mytty in Focus; Tara Farms, Orland,
CA, to Lexie Thacker, Lompoc, CA,
$5,000. CPK TVP E161 Erica 3013,
1/24/03, by Twin Valley Precision
E161; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona,
CA, to Lewis Livestock, Lockeford,
CA, $3,000. Yolo Blackbird Lass
7526, 8/23/07, by BC Matrix 4132;
Yolo Land & Livestock, Woodland,
CA, to Blue Sage Acres Angus,
Emmett, ID, $2,400. Silvieras
Greenbraepride 7015, 1/5/07, Mytty
in Focus; Silveira Bros, Firebaugh,
CA, to Madsen Angus,
Livermore, CA, $2,250. SVCC New
Design 177, 3/21/07, by B/R New
Design 036; Shasta View Cattle
Co., Grenada, CA, to J&J Cattle
Co., Gilroy, CA, $2,100. GCC Lady
823, 10/8/08, by V Bon View ND
42550; Gudel Cattle Co., Wilton,
CA, to Lexie Thacker, Lompoc, CA,
$2,000. HAVE Annie 805M H258,
5/1/08, by OCC Magnitude 805M;
HAVE Angus, Wilton, CA, to Reeser
Bros, San Jose, CA, $2,000.
R/ M Emulation 4281, 2/14/04, by
Bon View New Design 1407; Silveira
Bros, Firebaugh, CA, to JS
Bailey Angus, Fallon, NV, $2,000.
Yolo Foxy Lass 7341, 8/31/07, by
Bear Mtn Owyhee 5012; Yolo Land
& Cattle Co., Woodland, CA, to
Wade Rhoades, Cambria, CA,
$2,000. — JERRY YORK

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