March 18, 2017
Lewistown Livestock Auction
Auctioneer: Kyle Shobe
Reported by: Omie Danell
8 Purebred Gelbvieh Bulls $ 4,313
20 Balancer Bulls $ 3,813
13 Purebred Angus Bulls $ 4,327
41 Yearling Bulls Average $ 4,073
12 Open Gelbvieh and Balancer Heifers $ 1,077
The breeders represented in the 22nd annual Central Montana Gelbvieh & Angus Genetics Bull Sale were blessed with a glorious day to sell bulls on March 18! We would very much like to thank all our buyers, bidders, friends, and neighbors for joining ourselves and our families in celebrating Gelbvieh, Balancer, and Angus seedstock. Bulls found homes locally and statewide, with some going as far as Wyoming, South Dakota, and Colorado.
Lot 9, JOB Danell Spitz 26D, topped the sale at $7750, selling to Kyle and Jade Salveson of Malta, Montana. Spitz is a natural son of donor dam, Monarch Sandy Pride S132, and SITZ Upward 307R. He has high performance ratios and boasts a tenderness score of 10! Kyle and Jade also took Lot 1, JOB Danell Innovator 04D, for $5,000.
Lot 8, JOB Danell Grand Slam 23D, was the high selling purebred Gelbvieh bull at $6,000 and sold to Randy Feist, Feist Gelbvieh of Ludlow, South Dakota. Grand Slam is a homozygous polled, homozygous black son of JOB Danell TD Chico Loco 28Y out of the 2014 Futurity winner at N.I.L.E., JOB Danell Pammy 15Z, co-owned with Bar IV Livestock in Kentucky. Grand Slam was the Reserve Division Champion at the 2016 N.I.L.E. in Billings, Montana.
Lot 6, JOB Danell Upward Bound 16D, was the high selling Balancer at $6,000 and was sold to Dennis and Diana Miller, S G Miller Ranch of Clyde Park, Montana. Upward Bound is a homozygous polled, homozygous black son of SITZ Upward 307R and scored a 9 for tenderness! Dennis and Diana also take Lot 7, JOB Danell Coalminer 22D for $5,500 and Lot 3, JOB Danell Tanner 08D.
Lot 14, JOB Danell Rocko 51D sold to Dick and Kathy Holzer of Moccasin, Montana, for $5500. Rocko is a homozygous polled, black purebred Gelbvieh son of JOB Danell TD Chico Loco 28Y with an 84-pound birth weight and high performance ratios for growth and carcass! Dick and Kathy also take Lot 22, JOB Danell Simba 89D and Lot 27, BBDM Bolton Duke 62D.
Lot 25, BBDM Bolton Zais 54D, brought $5,000 and was sold to Lloyd Thiel of Powell, Wyoming. Zais is a homozygous polled, homozygous black Balancer son of Thomas Top Hand 0536 with an 84-pound birth weight, high performance ratios and Top 1 percent EPDs from calving ease to growth to carcass! Lloyd also takes BBDM Country Strong 90D.
Lot 28, BBDM Bolton Legend 64D, at $4,500, sold to Paul and Jen Jensen of Lewistown, Montana. Legend is a homozygous polled, homozygous black Balancer son of V A R Discovery 2240 that scored a 9 for tenderness and great growth ratios! Paul and Jen also take Lot 12 and Lot 20.
Lot 31, BBDM Bolton Chamberlain 76D sold to Mitch Miller of Wilsall, Montana, for $4250. Chamberlain is a homozygous polled, homozygous black purebred Gelbvieh son of JOB Danell Choco 53B with Top EPD percentages for calving ease, growth, stayability, and carcass weight. Chamberlain’s sire was the high selling bull at the 2015 Central Montana Gelbvieh and Angus Genetics Bull Sale, bringing $14,000.
Lot 32, BBDM Bolton Rommel 80D sold for $4250 to Gail Fiolkoski, SEGA Gelbvieh of Pierce, Colorado. Rommel is another homozygous polled, homozygous black purebred Gelbvieh son of JOB Danell Choco 53B with a tenderness score of 6 and excellent maternal and carcass EPDs!