March 19, 2016
Auctioneer: Kyle Shobe
5 Purebred Gelbvieh Bulls $5,300
25 Balancer® Bulls $4,880
12 Purebred Angus Bulls $4,854
Much to the relief of buyers and sellers alike, a couple of colder days with a bitter wind gave way to an enjoyably sunny sale day!
Lot 21, JOB Danell Chachi 81C, was the high selling bull of the day – selling for $7,750 to Fred and Leslie Colver, Colver Gelbvieh, of Lewistown, Montana. Danell Diamond Six Ranch brought this homozygous polled Balancer® with “heifer bull” credentials and great growth numbers. Chachi is a JOB Danell A.J. 12A ET son with a tenderness of 7 and a “puppy dog” disposition!
Kyle and Jade Salveson, of Malta, Montana, purchased Lot 3, JOB Danell Runway 16C and Lot 7, JOB Danell Caesar 688C for $7,000 each and Lot 16, JOB Danell Khan 65C for $6,750. A real powerhouse load of Balancer bulls went home with Salvesons on sale day!
Lot 37, D L Black Granite 5549, was the top selling Linhart Angus Bull – selling for $7,000 to Robert Ebeling of Geraldine, Montana. This purebred Angus Connealy Black Granite son boasts an 80 pound birth weight paired with a 118 WW ratio and an ADG ratio of 116!
Lot 35, M L Black Granite 5072, sold for $6500 to Don and Nancy Jenni of Lewistown, Montana. This purebred Angus Connealy Black Granite son comes from a calving ease cow family and showed high growth ratios – 110 WW ratio, 105 YW ratio, and 100 ADG ratio!
Lot 25, Bolton Pay Day 45C, was the top selling bull for Bolton Double B Ranch – selling for $6,500 to Danell Diamond Six Ranch. Pay Day is a homozygous polled, homozygous black purebred Gelbvieh sired by JOB Danell Joey 7A and out of a first-calf heifer! Pay Day boasts an 87-pound birth weight and growth ratios of 104 WW, 106 YW, and 108 ADG!
Volume buyers included Richard and Kathy Holzer of Moccasin, Montana, who took home five bulls averaging $3,750 each and S G Miller Ranch of Clyde Park, Montana who took home four bulls averaging $4,125 each.
Bulls sold into Kansas, Kentucky, and Wyoming as well as throughout Montana. The producers would like to thank all the buyers and bidders. The majority of the bulls went to repeat buyers and we sincerely appreciate your faith in our programs!