October 18, 2014
Joplin Reginal Stockyards
Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine
Reported By: John Burbank
82 Balancer Bulls $5269
52 Gelbvieh Bulls $5479
132 Overall Bulls $5350
Another successful sale for Seedstock Plus with this Fall Bull Sale. There were 173 registered buyers of which 89 bought from 9 states. All the bulls sold at a rapid pace to new and repeat customers that bid aggressively on this quality offering. The sale represented a larger offering and a substantial increase in the average over last year.
Sale Highlights Include:
Lot 633/637 Black, homo polled Balancer from the partnership of Burbank Cattle Company, CJSD Gelbvieh and Bar T Bar Ranches. JEB Black Balance 569A ET sired by SB Arnold, posting excellent EPD’s and phenotype sold to Simmons Cattle Co., MO for $10,600. Homo black, homo polled full ET brother JEB Black Balance 562A ET selling for $10,200 to Hillside Gelbvieh, MO.
Lot 623 Homo black, home polled Balancer bull WNBE 313A from Wannabe Stock Farms, posted 160 gain ratio and huge REA sold to Stuecken Bros., MO for $9,000.
Lot 694 Top selling yearling Balancer from JGP Gelbvieh for $7300. SDCS JGPG 3210A a homo black, homo polled bull with a 14 CE and a 9 for tenderness sold to Scott Malaske, OK.
Lot 729 Red PB Gelbvieh from Brandywine Farms sold to Harold Brunner, MO for $8,750. BWF Brandywine Archer 321A hit all the buttons with a RFI of -.72, a 113 gain ratio and scanned a 4.96 IMF.
Lot 728 Homo black PB Gelbvieh from Brandywine Farms sold to Robert Lewsader, MO for $8,500. BWF Brandywine Avenger 319A posts a 12 CE and 117YW EPD. This bull also registered a -1.69 RFI.
Lot 713 Red PB Gelbvieh from Gilly’s Gelbvieh sold to Greg Gatson, MO for $7,500. GGRR Gilly’s Butch A345 posted a 122 gain ratio a RFI of -1.00 and exhibited excellent depth and thickness.
Lot 770 Top selling yearling Gelbvieh from Nowack Cattle Company for $7,600. JNCC GDN Fortune Hawk 361A a ND red, homo polled PB 94 posting excellent EPD’s and phenotype sold to Sanders Farm Gelbvieh, KS.