Livestock Sale Sumaries

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Eagle Pass Ranch Annual Spring Bull Sale

• Highmore, S.D.

• March 21, 2018

• Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar

Sale averages:

• 105 Balancer Bulls – $3,885

• 37 SimAngus Bulls – $4,445

• 20 Red Angus Bulls – $3,825

• 41 Angus Bulls – $3,311

EGL Enterprise E080 – Raile Gelbvieh – St. Francis, Kan., purchased the top-selling Red Balancer bull by H2R Profitbuilder B403 for $10,500.

EGL Echelon E065 – Alta Genetics – Watertown, Wis., purchased the high-selling Black Balancer bull by EGL Lock and Load X415 for $9,750. Hamilton Farms – Hitchcock, S.D., purchased a full brother, EGL Echelon E066 for $9,000.

EGL Expo E7194 – Griswold Cattle – Stillwater, Okla., bought the top-selling Red Angus bull by RED U-2 Riff 1213C for $9,500. Rob Farlee – Dupree, S.D., bought EGL Equator E7149, the next high-selling Red Angus bull by AHL Flashback 446B for $8,500.

EGL Express 7042 – Schurrtop Ranch – Farnham, Neb., bought the top Angus bull by T C A Visionary 158 for $9,500.

EGL Encore E7166 – Green Hills Gelbvieh – Mt. Ulla, N.D., purchased the top Gelbvieh bull by Danell TD Chico Loco 28Y for $8,500.

EGL Endeavor 08E – D Bar C Ranch – Belgrade, Mont., bought the top SimAngus bull by Hook’s Beacon 56B for $8,500.

Gant Hereford Angus Sale

• Feb. 23, 2018

• At the farm, Geddes, S.D.

• Hereford average: $4,100

• Angus average: $3,514

A large number of repeat and local buyers were present as well as some brand new bidders. Volume buyers are always appreciated as well as the nice weather. The Gant family served grilled burgers and had a warm welcome.

$6,250 Gant Target 394 a son of R On Target 5523 Dennis Beckman, White Lake, S.D.

$6,000 Gant Target 317 a son of R On Target 5523 Kay Don Jons, Bonesteel, S.D.

$5,000 and $4,500 Gant Target 360 two sons of R On Target 5523 to Robert Larsen Verdigre, Neb.

$4,750 Gant Target 411 a son of R On Target 5523 Joel Walter, Woonsocket, S.D.

$4,750 Gant Prospector 145 a son of FTF Prospector 145 Brad Sage, Niobrara, Neb.

2 bulls at $4,750 Gant Homegrown a son of NJW Homegrown 8Y to Robertson Stock Farm II Wagner, S.D., and also Gant Prospector son of FTF Prospector 145

High selling Angus lots:

$6,000 Gant Bullseye son of Mogck Bullseye 174 to Bob Anderson, Winner, S.D.

2 bulls at $4,500 Gant Angus Valley son of SAV Angus Valley to Bob Anderson, Winner, S.D., and also Gant Consensus son of Styles Consensus

$4,500 Gant Angus Valley son of SAV Angus Valley to Robertson Stock Farm II Wagner, S.D.

$4,500 Gant Resource son of SAV Resource to Trent Beltman, Harrison, S.D.

$4,500 Gant Upgrade son of WAR Upgrade to Jeremy Novotny, Lake Andes, S.D.

$4,250 Gant Bullseye son of Mogck Bullseye 174 to Craig Swanson, Chamberlain, S.D.

Bidders at the Gant Hereford Angus Sale on Feb. 23. Courtesy photo