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Feb 15, 2013
by WLJ

Treasure Bull Test 60 WA, on a 1,440 lb. son of EXAR Lutton It has been a tremendously good 1831 with an ADG of 4.30 year for the bulls on test. Coupled with the great weather and outstanding genetics, this is an extremely strong set of Angus bulls that will sell April 8, 2013, at Western Livestock Auction, Great Falls, MT. The 130 spring Angus bulls are averaging 3.38 lbs. gain per day with an average weight per day of age of 3.08. The 4 fall Angus bulls have an average weight per day of age of 2.66. Nine Red Angus bulls are averaging 3.78 lbs. per day for gain and 7 Lowline bull have an average daily gain of 2.68 and an average weight per day of age of 2.54 Top gaining spring Angus bulls: Lot 159 from Magic Valley Angus, Mike Weieseler, Mesa, WA, on a 1,270 lb son of Sitz Upward 307R with an ADG of 4.89; Lot 167 from McCall Land & Cattle Co, Howard McCall, Albuquerque, NM, on a 1,000 lb. son of JMC Answer 9485 529B with an ADG of 4.84; Lot 320 from the Jackpot division consigned by Lone Star Ranch, Larry Lease, Clements, CA, on a 1,285 lb. son of Ayres Montana Upgrade 248 with an ADG of 4.62; Lot 119 from Can Am Cattle Co., & Anne Rincker, Shelbyville, IL, on a 1,420 lb. son of Coleman Regis 904 with an ADG of 4.52; Lot160 from Magic Valley on an 1,190 lb. son of Sitz Upward 307R with an ADG of 4.46; Lot 176 from McCall Angus, Neal McCall, St. John, WA, on a 1,220 lb. son of E Arrow 019 with an ADG of 4.30; Lot 190 from Tonne Cattle Co, Brett & Jill Tonne, Ephrata, WA, on a 1,370 lb. son of Mytty Thunderstruck with an ADG of 4.30; Lot 213 from Jocko Valley Angus, Marvin Rehbein, Arlee, MT on a 1,280 lb. son of Connealy Onward with an ADG of 3.60; and Lot 318 from the Jackpot division consigned by Broken Arrow Angus Ranch, Rollin Carlson, Everett,

Top weight per day of age spring Angus bulls: Lot 320 from the Jackpot division from Lone Star Ranch, Larry Lease, Clements, CA, on his 1,285 lb. son of Ayres Montana Upgrade 248 with a WDA of 376; Lot 119 from Can Am Cattle Co, & Anne Rincker, Shelbyville, IL, on a 1,420 lb. son of Coleman Regis 904 with a WDA of 3.68; Lot 190, Tonne Cattle Co, Brett & Jill Tonne, Ephrata, WA, on a 1,370 lb. son of Mytty Thunderstruck with a WDA of 3.65; Lot 157 from McIntosh Angus Ranch, Rhod McIntosh, Pullman, WA, on a 1,295 lb. son of Connealy Mentor with a WDA 3.65; Lot 309 from the Jackpot division from Hyline Angus Ranch, Ken & Ben Van Dyke, Bozeman, MT, on a 1,315 lb. son of SAV First Class 0207 with a WDA of 3.63; Lot 213 from Jocko Valley Angus, Marvin Rehbein, Arlee, MT, on a 1,280 lb. son of Connealy Onwrd with a WDA of 3.60; Lot 318 from the Jackpot division from Broken Arrow Angus Ranch, Rollin Carlson, Everett, WA, on a 1,420 lb. son of EXAR Lutton 1831 with a WDA of 4.30; and Lot 159 from Magic Valley Angus, Mike Weieseler, Mesa, WA, on a 1,270 lb. son of Sitz Upward 307R with a WDA of 3.57.

Top performing sire group is 4 sons of Sitz Upward 307R from Magic Valley Angus, Mike Weiseler, Mesa, WA, with an ADG of 4.07, WDA of 3.30 and averaging 1,180 lbs.

The top Red Angus bull is Lot 507 consigned by Hay Cow, Heide Guertin and Lou Ann Fraser, Lincoln, CA, on an 1,120 lb. bull gaining 4.73 lbs. per day.

Lowlines are led by a 1/2 blood Lot 223 sired by MCR Opinionated from Muddy Creek Ranch, Wilsall, MT, on an 885 lb. bull with an ADG of 3.23 and a WDA of 2.62. — RUSS PEPPER, JERRY GLIKO

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