Livestock Sale Summary

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Ellingson Simmentals 18th Anniversary Performance Bull and Female Sale

• January 26, 2018

• Ellingson Ranch, Dahlen, North Dakota

• Auctioneer: Roger Jacobs, Shepard, MT

• ASA Representative: Russ Danielson

• Sale Representatives: Jeff Thomas, The Prairie Star; Luke Keller, Progressive Genetic Solutions; and Logan Hoffmann, DV Auction.

• 63 Simmental Yearling Bulls, $5,126 average

• 7 Simmental Bred Heifers, $2,771

• 26 Simmental Yearling Heifers, $1,702

High-selling lots

• $15,000 – Lot 28 – “Ellingson Joker E762,” Purebred Bull, s. by LFE The Riddler 323B and sold to Jim Neumiller, Sykeston, N.D.

• $12,500 – Lot 6 – “Ellingson Dynamite E714,” Purebred Bull, s. by CCR Wide Range 9005A and sold Jim Neumiller, Sykeston, N.D.

• $10,000 – Lot 14 – “Ellingson Riddler E734,” SimAngus Bull s. by LFE The Riddler 323B and sold to Terry Koeplin, Elgin, N.D.

• $9,750 – Lot 30 – “Ellingson Riddler E766,” Purebred Bull, s. by LFE The Riddler 323B and sold Rex Nelson; Batesland, S.D.

• $9,500 – Lot 8 – “Ellingson Discovery E717,” SimAng Bull, s. by VAR Discovery 2240 and sold to Jim Nuemiller, Sykesten, N.D.

• $9,000 – Lot 32 – “Ellingson United E768,” SimAng Bull, s. by W/C United 956Y and sold to Zac Teter, Beverly, W. Virgina.

• $4,000 – Lot 121 – “STR Diva D630,” Purebred Bred Heifer, s. by CDI Certified 11T and sold to Daniel Bartholomay, Sheldon, N.D.

• $3,000 – Lot 100 – “Ellingson Leggy E756” Purebred Open Yearling Heifer, s. by TNT Bootlegger Z268 and sold to Tyler Lyne, Snowflake, Manitoba, Can.

Comments: The Ellingson Family offered buyers a quality set of yearling bulls and heifers on a brisk, frosty January day. The solid reputation of the Ellingson program for performance oriented cattle commanded steady buyer support from West Virgina to California.