Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine
Reported by: John Burbank
97 Balancer® Bulls $4,420
25 Gelbvieh Bulls $4,170
7 Angus Bulls $3,580
129 Overall Bulls $4,325
The well established Seedstock Plus North Missouri Bull sale was another successful event with a packed crowd of new and repeat customers purchasing an outstanding set of bulls backed by the most comprehensive data in the industry. A slightly larger offering this year saw every bull through the ring selling at a $650 greater average than last year. There were 152 registered buyers, of which 85 buyers from 12 states purchased bulls.
Sale highlights include:
Lot 355, JEB Mr. Proficient 544AET, a homozygous black, homozygous polled Balancer® bull sold for $15,000. He was bred by the partnership of Burbank Cattle Co, CJSD Gelbvieh, and Bar T Bar Ranch and sold to the partnership of Wilkinson Gelbvieh, Sandy Knoll Farms, Horizon Farms, Daniel Zimmerman, and Seedstock Plus Genetics.
Lot 272, WALL 24ZET, a homozygous black, homozygous polled Balancer bull, sold for $9,200, bred by Waller Gelbvieh, and was purchased by Norwood Gelbvieh, Mo.
Lot 312, JEB BCC Black Balance 24Z, a homozygous black, homozygous polled Balancer bull, sold for $7,600, bred by Burbank Cattle Co., and was purchased by Jack McGinnis, Mo.
Lot 283, RDW Mr. Fortune WLT 214Z, a homozygous black Balancer bull, sold for $6,800, bred by Rex Wood Farms, and was purchased by Darrell Marshall, Kan.
Lot 341, VWF Zeus Z121, a red Balancer bull, sold for $6,750, bred by VanWinkle Farms, and was purchased by David McCampbell.
Lot 392, MTB BCC Black Zephyr 43Z, a homozygous black, homozygous polled Gelbvieh bull, sold for $6,700, bred by Burbank Cattle Co., and was purchased by Bonnie Sells, Texas.
Lot 379, TMGC SB Foster 216Z, a red Gelbvieh bull, sold for $6,600, bred by Stuecken Brothers, and was purchased by Todd Downing, Mo.