UPSTREAM RANCH FEMALE PRODUCTION SALE
Sept. 27, Taylor, NE 13 Spring heifer calves .....$7,012 1 Flush ..................................7,500 2 Fall bred heifers ................8,000 28 Bred heifers ....................3,743 Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar Brent and Robin Meeks and family, along with their very capable crew, presented an outstanding set of breeding stock on a beautiful September day, perhaps the strongest offering of the female sales held to date, which included show heifer prospects, solid herd replacements and an exciting flush. A good crowd with representation from a wide area of the U.S. was in attendance, which created strong, competitive bidding and demand.
TOPS—Lot 11, UPS Miss About Time 0329 ET, 4/18/10, daughter of CRR About Time 743; to Pete Loehr, Loehr Hereford Farm, Peoria, IL, $22,500. Lot 7, UPS Nitro 0364 ET, 4/25/10, daughter of UPS TCC Nitro 1ET; to Mark Landgren, Bartlett, NE, $10,500. Lot 16, UPS Miss Domino 8605, 8/10/08, daughter of UPS Domino 5216, bred to DS Spartan 8008; to Bill Grubbs, Arlington, TX, $8,000. Lot 12 UPS About Time 0340 ET, 4/21/10, daughter of CRR About Time 743; to Sonya and William Vandergriff, Calhan, CO, $8,000. Lot 14 Flush of UPS Miss Diamond 1353 to Bull of Choice; to B & H Cattle Co., Kearney, NE, $7,500. — JIM GIES
LASATER BEEFMASTER 61ST PRODUCTION SALE
Sept. 11, Matheson, CO 101 Bulls .............................$2,528 This reputation outfit held their 61st production sale and at- tra tracted a full ho house of both reg registered and co commercial cattlemen. The bulls were in good condition and sold with a complete set of EPDs and ultrasound information. The majority of the bulls sold to long-time repeat customers. There were 56 buyers from 15 states and Mexico in attendance. This herd is the nucleus of the Beefmaster breed and all the six essential traits were evident in these cattle. There were 70 females sold private treaty at the time of the sale. There were also many volume buyers: A.L. Cattle Co., Texas; Jones Ranch, Texas; Edward Elbrock, New Mexico; Ken Mitchell, Nevada. Volume female buyer: Craig Johnson, Missouri.
TOPS—Lasater 8242, 8/7/08, by Lasater 5227; to Larry Buster, Oklahoma, and George Vinson, Texas, $6,250. Lasater 7031, 8/8/07, by Lasater 5339; to Jerry Orr, Texas, $6,000. Lasater 8230, 8/2/08, by Lasater 5337; to Nolan Ryan, Texas, $5,500. — PETE CROW