March 23, 2019
Joplin Regional Stockyards
Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine
Reported by: John Burbank
23 Gelbvieh Bulls $3,944
82 Overall Bulls $3,946
18 Registered Open Heifers $1,286
68 Commercial Heifers $1,038
The well established Seedstock Plus South Missouri Bull Sale was another successful 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 40% of the sale offering was feed efficiency tested. This year’s sale included registered and commercial open heifers selling at solid prices for the market conditions. There were 101 registered buyers of which 65 bought from 11 states.
Top Selling Bulls Include:
Lot 478- SKF Dunn’s Destiny 056F from Sandy Knoll Farms sold to Dustin Cross of Arkansas for $9,100.
This homozygous black, homozygous polled PB94 Gelbvieh posted top 1% WW, YW, MB, FPI and top 2% EPI.
Lot 471- TMMW Mr. Montana 262E from Mulroy Farms sold to Zimmerman Gelbvieh, Kansas, for $7,100. This homozygous black, homozygous polled PB94 Gelbvieh posted a 20 CE with a gain ratio of 112.
Lot 407- JJNR Mr. Arnold B13F from Nelson Ranch sold to Herman Schrock from Missouri, for $7,100. This homozygous black, homozygous polled Balancer with excellent depth and thickness is a spread bull calving ease to growth.
Lot 460- SKF Dunn’s Easy Journey 031F from Sandy Knoll Farms sold to Leachman Cattle Co. for $6,950. This black, homozygous polled PB88 Gelbvieh posted top 1% CE, BW, MB, FPI and a -3.44 RFI.