February 5, 2018
Auctioneer: Tracy Harl
Reported by Justin Taubenheim
89 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls $5,059
39 Bred Heifers $2,325
19 Open Heifers $1,250
Taubenheim Gelbvieh, Amherst, Nebraska, held their 29th annual production sale February 5, 2018 at the ranch. A cold, but sunny day brought out many customers from seven states to evaluate the powerful set of herd sires and attractive group of females.
Top Selling Bulls:
TAU Mr. Outright 15E ET, is a 3/8 Gelbvieh homozygous black and homozygous polled son of TAU Outright 162A. This performance and carcass stud offers a 1450 lb. Yearling Weight, 17.48 REA, and a 44 cm scrotal. After catching the eye of many cattlemen, Mr. Outright found a new home with Eric Schipporeit for $16,000.
TAU Mr. Payweight 141E ET, a homozygous black herd sire was purchased by Bruce Sprangler. 141E is a soggy middled, powerfully constructed son of Payweight 1682, and out of an impressive donor female. After active bidding TAU Mr. Payweight 141E ET sold for $9,500.
TAU Mr. Resource 102E was the next high selling lot at $8,500. 102E is a homozygous black and homozygous polled son of SAV Resource. 102E demanded a lot of attention for his mass and stoutness. 102E made a lot of friends on sale day and when the auctioneer said, “sold” he found a home with Swanson Cattle Company of Atlanta, Nebraska, at $8,500.
TAU Mr. Payweight 163E, is an easy fleshing and stout featured homozygous black son of Payweight 1682. 163E was marked by many for his carcass merit, skeletal quality and muscle shape and when the bidding was over he found a new home with Bruce Sprangler for $8,250.
TAU Mr. Payweight 124E ET, another homozygous black son of Payweight 1682, and out of our magnificent Rainbow donor cow. 124E caught the attention of many great cattlemen, but when bidding ceased long time customers, the Dannehl family from Bertrand, Nebraska, took him home for $8,000.
Volume Buyer: Don MacLennan, Colorado, bought 10 bulls
Top Selling Bred Females:
Sheri Mohr of Texas bought multiple bred heifers:
TAU Ms. Consensus 6060D for $3,000
TAU Ms. Consensus 664D ET for $2,700
TAU Ms. In Focus 6064D for $2,700
Top Selling Open Heifer
Kale Taubenheim bought the top-selling open heifer, TAU Ms. 101C 7054E for $1,900.
Levi Farr bought the second high selling open heifer, TAU Ms. Prosperity 7073E for $1,700.