February 23, 2019
Kingsville Livestock Market
Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine
Reported by: John Burbank
73 Balancer® Bulls$4,001
17 Gelbvieh Bulls $3,488
90 Overall Bulls $3,904
The well established Seedstock Plus North Missouri Bull Sale was another solid event with a good crowd of new and repeat customers purchasing an outstanding set of bulls backed by the most comprehensive data and customer service in the industry. Every bull selling had genomic-enhanced EPDs and 50% of the sale offering was feed efficiency tested. There were 73 registered buyers of which 46 bought from 12 states.
Top selling bull Lot 63 sold to a local repeat commercial customer for $6,100. TMGC SB CLAY Optimus of Kara166E from Stuecken Brothers is homozygous black and homozygous polled Balancer bull and posted impressive growth EPDs, feed efficiency, and excellent phenotype.
Next high selling bull was homozygous black, homozygous polled Balancer Lot 48.This Rockin-U-Ranch bull, RUR Guardian 845E, sold to Burns Gelbvieh, Ohio for $5,800. A Destination son with top 1% for WW and YW.
The third high selling and the top for the purebred Gelbvieh bulls was Lot 131. Molroy Farms, TMMW Mr. Montana 229E sold for $5750 to Cockrell Hill Farms, Kansas. This homozygous black, homozygous polled Gelbvieh bull is a calving ease prospect with a 17 CE and posted a gain ratio of 148.