Auctioneer: Phil Schooley
Reported by: Laurie Burbank
3 Bulls $6,833
1 Donor cow $5,000
3 Flushes $1,600
5 Embryo packages $1,230
27 Spring breds $1,913
24 Fall breds/pairs $2,416
18 Fall opens $1,597
9 Spring opens $1,208
An absolutely gorgeous day was the setting for the Seedstock Plus Showcase Sale VI.
Topping the offering for the day was Lot 2, TMGC SB Arnold 225W. Consigned by Stuecken Brothers of Freeburg, Mo., he was purchased for $10,000 by the partnership of JGP Gelbvieh, Lathrop, Mo., and Burbank Cattle Company, St. Catharine, Mo.
Lot 1 was the next high selling bull at $6,250. He was consigned by Hart Farm, Kansas City, Kan., and was purchased by MLM Gelbvieh, Chester, Ill. Hart Farm retained an interest and will continue to show the bull this fall.
Lot 3 rounded out the bull offering, selling for $4,250 and going to the partnership of The Two Step Ranch, Farley, Iowa and Prairie Grove Gelbvieh, Danville, Iowa. He was consigned by Rumfelt Gelbvieh, Springfield, Mo.
The top selling female of the day was the Lot 4 donor dam at $5,000. The Balancer® daughter of Black Cross 3002N was also consigned by Rumfelt Gelbvieh, and was purchased by a partnership of South Texas Gelbvieh, Castroville, Texas and Bar T Bar Ranch, Winslow, Ariz. Rumfelt Gelbvieh retained half embryo interest.
A purebred red daughter of JRI PD Resource 197E51 with a fancy red heifer calf at side by Brandywine Winthrop was the top selling fall pair at $4,100. Lot 58 was consigned by Burbank Cattle Company, St. Catharine, Mo., and sold to VanWinkle Farms, Neosho, Mo.
Another red purebred fall pair was the next high selling lot at $3,900. The Lot 39 pair with a bull calf at side by HFGC Extra Hot P60 was consigned by Hart Farm, Kansas City, Kan., and was also purchased by VanWinkle Farms, Neosho, Mo.
A homozygous black Balancer heifer topped the spring breds at $2,600. The Lot 25 daughter of RBMS SCC Just Right 122P ET was consigned by AB Farms, Lathrop, Mo., and was purchased by Nelson Ranch, Soldier, Kan.
Coming in a close second, the Lot 19 bred heifer consigned by Mulroy Farms LLC, Mayetta, Kan., sold for $2,550. Another homozygous black Balancer heifer, she is a daughter of TAU Mr Krugerrand 70M 130P and was purchased by Walnut Ridge Gelbvieh, Republic, Mo.
Another Mr Krugerrand daughter topped the open heifers at $2,700. Consigned by Burbank Cattle Company, St. Catharine, Mo., she was purchased by South Texas Gelbvieh, Castroville, Texas.
A purebred black daughter of EGL Northern Wind was the next high selling open heifer at $2,000. Consigned by South Texas Gelbvieh, she was purchased by CJSD Gelbvieh in Bradford, Ohio.