Sale Reports

The American Gelbvieh Association publishes member sale reports in the Gelbvieh World magazine as well as here on the website. If you would like to add your sale report, please send the report to Rebecca Mettler, Gelbvieh World Editor at rebeccam@gelbvieh.org.

North Dakota Gelbvieh Association’s 34th Annual “Golden Rule Sale”

Mandan, North Dakota January 29, 2018 21 Bulls average $3,143 27 Females average $3,030 TOP SELLING BULLS: Lot 52: $4,750, ZIMM Ethan E409, March 17, 2017, black Balancer, SGRI Stevo C 263 x BT Pentleton 729, consigned by Zimmerman Ranch, Dawson, ND, sold to Bernell Appledorn, Gladstone, ND Lot 35: $4,500, ZIMM Emmett E526, February 2, 2017, black Balancer, WOHL Everett Y24 x EXAR Upshot 0562B, consigned by Zimmerman Ranch, Dawson, ND, sold to Jeff Wolf, Robinson, ND Lot 39: $4,250, ZIMM Eddie E170, February 6, 2017, Black Balancer, SGRI Stevo C 263 x JBOB Carolina Fortune 2564 JET, consigned […]

21st Flying H Genetics Grown on Grass—Fescue Adapted Herd Bull Sale

March 17, 2018 Butler, Missouri Reported by Dick Helms A great crowd of repeat and new customers evaluated the 110 bulls and 50 registerable bred heifers on a cool March Saturday. Cattle sold into eight states with several volume buyers. Topping the Balancer division was a Homozygous Black BHSF Prophet B006 son with 5 Star Genetics for Disposition, Growth, Muscle, Carcass, Maternal and Forageability! Engeman Ranch kept him in Missouri with a bid of $6,750. The Balancers averaged $4,000. Lot 55, the top selling FUSION–a composite of Angus, Gelbvieh and Simmental—a Prophet B006 son with superior 5 Star genetics topped […]

Kittle Farms Building a Legacy Spring Bull Sale

May 12, 2018 Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center Rainsville, Alabama Auctioneer: Clint McElmoyl Reported by: Dustin Kittle Sale Averages: 20 Gelbvieh and Balancer Bulls            $5,855 5 Heifer Picks / Embryo Lots                $12,080 On May 12, Kittle Farms had more than 400 guests in attendance at the “Building a Legacy” Bull Sale in Rainsville, Alabama. Bulls sold to nine states, including Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Nebraska, and Kansas, with an embryo flush and heifer pick lot sold to Saskatchewan, Canada. The high selling bull in the sale was lot 2, KTGF Legend E002, who sold to Joshua […]

Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch 29th Annual Bull Sale

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 The Bull Yards, Ponteix, Saskatchewan Canada Auctioneer: Donnie Peacock Reported by Eileen Davidson Sale Average: 89 Purebred Yearling Gelbvieh Bulls                   $4,725      Davidson Gelbvieh, Vernon and Eileen Davidson, and Lonesome Dove Ranch, Ross and Tara, Ash, Cameron, Jaime, and Flynn Davidson, hosted their 29th annual bull sale at their bull yards south of Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Canada, on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Weather and storm warnings for a vast area of the Western Provinces and northern United States brought much needed precipitation over the weekend —perhaps not ideal weather for a bull sale, but the moisture was […]

Flying H Genetics Roughage ‘N Ready Bull Sale

March 3, 2018 Flying H Sale Site Arapahoe, Nebraska Reported by Dick Helms A crowd of progressive cattlemen from 10 states took home 115 herd bulls at the 38th Annual Nebraska Flying H Genetics bull sale. The red Balancer® bulls topped the sale offering at an average of $5,886 with the top bulls all being ET calves.  Sale topper was lot 104, a Bieber Hard Drive out of the Flying H 51P 171Y donor going to longtime customer Jones Ranch in Alabama for $10,250.  The four Hard Drive ET brothers averaged $8,700.  An outcross red Balancer was produced by two […]

Seedstock Plus North Missouri Bull Sale

February 24, 2018 Kingsville Livestock Market Kingsville, Missouri Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by John Burbank Sale Averages 128       Balancer® Bulls            $3,947 17        Gelbvieh Bulls              $4,504 145       Overall Average            $4,012 The well established Seedstock Plus North 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 50 percent of the sale offering was feed efficiency tested. A total of 145 bulls went through the ring and every bull sold […]

Seedstock Plus South Missouri Bull Sale

March 24, 2018 Joplin Regional Stockyards Carthage, Missouri Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by John Burbank Sale Averages 109       Balancer® Bulls            $3,379 26        Gelbvieh Bulls              $3,902 135       Overall Average            $3,480 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 percent of the sale offering was feed efficiency tested. There were 106 registered buyers of which 82 bought from 14 states. Top selling […]

Seedstock Plus Arkansas Bull Sale

March 3, 2018 Hope Livestock Market Hope, Arkansas Auctioneer: Lakin Oakley Reported by John Burbank Sale Averages 19        Angus Bulls                  $2,758 39        Balancer® Bulls            $3,198 13        Gelbvieh Bulls              $3,146 71        Overall Average            $3,071 The second annual Seedstock Plus Arkansas Bull Sale was held in conjunction with the Four State Classic Female Sale. The overall market all day had a softer undertone due to local conditions but the bull sale was solid. Bulls were developed at Rose Bud Feeders, LLC in Rose Bud, Arkansas, and are sold with most comprehensive data and customer service in the industry. All bulls […]

Seedstock Plus Red Reward Bull and Heifer Sale

March 10, 2018 United Producers Livestock Market Humansville, Missouri Auctioneer: Billy Bruce Reported by: John Burbank 46        Balancer® Bulls                        $4,105 11        Gelbvieh Bulls                          $5,114 57        Overall Bull Average                 $4,300 18        Registered Open Heifers            $1,630 69        Commercial Open Heifers         $1,286 The first Seedstock Plus Red Reward Sale was a tremendous success. Giving customers the opportunity to evaluate and buy only red bulls and females was greatly appreciated by the attendees. The sale results are a testament to the enhanced customer service this format provided to buyers of red genetics. There were 117 registered buyers of which 54 bought from […]

Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch 29th Annual Bull Sale

Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch 29th Annual Bull Sale Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 The Bull Yards, Ponteix, Saskatchewan Canada  Auctioneer: Donnie Peacock      Davidson Gelbvieh, Vernon and Eileen Davidson, and Lonesome Dove Ranch, Ross and Tara, Ash, Cameron, Jaime, and Flynn Davidson hosted their 29th Annual Bull Sale at their bull yards  south of Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Canada,  on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Weather and storm warnings for a vast area of the Western Provinces and northern United States brought much needed precipitation over the weekend —perhaps not ideal weather for a bull sale, but the moisture was very welcome for the large area that anticipated it!       Both […]

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic Show and Sale

February 22, 2018 Auctioneer: Tracy Harl of Loup City, Nebraska Judge: Curtis Doubet of Sterling, Colorado Reported by Ronette Bush-Heinrich Sale Averages: 7 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls       $4,393 5 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Heifers   $4,450 12 Total Average                               $4,417 High Selling Bull: Lot 4, XXB Primo 541E ET sold for $8,750 Seller: JJ Boehler of Orleans, Nebraska Buyer: Robert Anderson, Jamestown, Kansas High Selling Heifer: Lot 12, SEPT RCO No Tan Lines sold for $8,000 Seller: September Farms of Franklin, Nebraska Buyer: David Sasse of Athol, Kansas The champion Gelbvieh heifer was Lot 10, SFGI Ms Stella, consigned by Steinkruger Farms […]

Eagle Pass Ranch Annual Spring Bull Sale

March 21, 2018 Highmore, South Dakota Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar Reported by AJ Munger 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, Kansas, purchased the top-selling red Balancer bull by H2R Profitbuilder B403 for $10,500. EGL Echelon E065 – Alta Genetics, Watertown, Wisconsin, purchased the high-selling black Balancer bull by EGL Lock and Load X415 for $9,750. Hamilton Farms, Hitchcock, South Dakota, purchased a full brother, EGL Echelon E066 for $9,000. EGL Expo E7194 – Griswold Cattle, Stillwater, Oklahoma, bought the top-selling […]

23rd Annual Central Montana Gelbvieh and Angus Genetics Bull Sale

March 17, 2018 Lewistown Livestock Auction Lewistown, Montana Consignors:  Danell Diamond Six Ranch, Bolton Double B Ranch, and Linhart Angus Auctioneer: Kyle Shobe Reported by Omie Danell Sale Averages: 5 Purebred Gelbvieh Yearling Bulls    $5,450 20 Balancer® Yearling Bulls                $4,400 7 Purebred Angus Yearling Bulls        $4,286 32 Overall Average                             $4,539 Although the forecast threatened winter storms, sale day came in with warmer temperatures and only a heavy fog in the area.  What a blessing for our customers for calving and for traveling!  Thank you to all the buyers, bidders, friends, neighbors, and family for your help in bringing this offering […]

Feist Gelbvieh 30th Annual Bull Sale

March 12, 2018 Bowman Auction Market, Bowman, North Dakota Scott Weishaar, Auctioneer Sale Averages: 14 Balancer® Bulls                 $4,243 9 Purebred Gelbvieh Bulls      $3,722 A small crowd of predominately long-time customers from three states attended the sale. Topping the sale was Balancer EH3, selling to the first-time customer Zimmerman Gelbvieh of Dawson, North Dakota for $8,750. EH3 is a calving ease bull sired by Lee’s Turning Point; he is homozygous black bull with EPD numbers in the top 5 percent of the breed. Long-time customer, Lex Burghduff, of Ludlow, South Dakota, purchased Balancer E49 for $7,250, a Lee’s Ten X […]

Thorstenson’s Lazy TV Ranch 37th Annual Bull Sale

March 3, 2018 At the Ranch, Selby, South Dakota Owners: Vaughn and Wendy Thorstenson , Brian and DeDee Begeman Auctioneers: Seth Weishaar, Lynn Weishaar   Averages: 12      Gelbvieh Bulls            $4,979 120      Balancer® Bulls         $4,508 38      Angus Bulls                $4,979 170     Bulls                            $4,630   A sunny spring day greeted the crowd attending the Thorstenson’s  Lazy TV Ranch 37th Annual Bull Sale held March 3, at the ranch west of Selby, South Dakota.  Buyers from nine states kept the bidding active both live and via the Internet. Topping the sale offering at $14,000 was lead-off Angus Lot 176 selling to longtime customer […]

Gustin’s Diamond D Annual Production Sale

February 15, 2018 Mandan, North Dakota Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt   Sale Averages 76.5 Bulls                             $4,662 20 Bred Heifers                 $2,295 There was a nice crowd on hand on February 15, a cold, snowy day, to bid and buy at the Gustin’s Diamond D Gelbvieh Annual Production Sale.  The sale was consistent throughout and especially strong on the red purebreds and Balancers. High selling bull for the day was Lot 56, CMR Protégé 121E ET.  A son of the DDGR Nobleman sire and the DDGR Mandy 32S cow, he was a deep bodied, square hipped, red purebred bull that posted a yearling […]

29th Annual Taubenheim Gelbvieh Production Sale

February 5, 2018 Amherst, Nebraska Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Reported by Justin Taubenheim Sale Averages: 89 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls     $5,059 39 Bred Heifers                                 $2,325 19 Open Heifers                                $1,250 Taubenheim Gelbvieh, Amherst, Nebraska, held their 29th annual production sale February 5, 2018 at the ranch. A cold, but sunny day brought out many customers from seven states to evaluate the powerful set of herd sires and attractive group of females. Top Selling Bulls: TAU Mr. Outright 15E ET, is a 3/8 Gelbvieh homozygous black and homozygous polled son of TAU Outright 162A. This performance and carcass stud offers a 1450 lb. […]

Gelbvieh National Sale Blazes To $12,545 Average

Reported by: KK Seedstock January 7, 2018 Denver, Colorado Auctioneer Ronn Cunningham Sale Manager: KK Seedstock Sale averages 2.5          Bulls                                       $40,800 1             Semen Package                $25,500 12.5        Females                               $10,200 4              Pick of Herd Lots               $7,500 2              Embryo Flushes                $5,875 2              Embryo Lots                       $2,175 24 Total Lots                      12,545   The Gelbvieh breed kicked of the first sale of the 2018 season in grand fashion January 7 during the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado. Interested buyers packed the Beef Palace Auction Arena to a capacity level to bid on the elite Gelbvieh and Balancer® genetics selling. The excitement could be […]

TJB Gelbvieh Sixth Annual Bull Sale

November 4, 2017 Chickamauga, Georgia Auctioneer: Dale Stith Reported by Kelsie Bickett Sale Averages: 18 2-year old ET Bulls                      $4,380 35 Fall Yearling Bulls                       $3,050 Sale Total (43 Bulls)                         $3,525 TJB Gelbvieh hosted their Sixth Annual Bull Sale at the farm in Chickamauga, Georgia on November 4, 2017. The sale weekend began with a good crowd of friends and buyers attending the dinner and viewing on Friday evening and enjoying a feast of roast and favorite “hot potatoes” with an appetizer of rocky mountain oysters. An active crowd evaluated the bulls on Saturday, and when the day ended, 43 […]

Flying H Genetics 20th Grown on Grass Bull Sale

October 28, 2017 Butler, Missouri Reported By Dick Helms A cool, sunny day greeted new and repeat customers to the BULL BARN at Butler, Missouri, for the annual October offering of Fescue Adapted, Grown On Grass bulls from Flying H Genetics. Representing eight states, the black and red bulls were well accepted with more bulls selling for a higher average than last year. Topping the sale was a Red Purebred Simmental with 5 Star genetics and great phenotype and was taken home by a Kansas buyer for $10,000.  He was also volume buyer with eight bulls. High selling group was […]

Seedstock Plus Fall Bull Sale

October 21, 2017 Joplin Regional Stockyards Carthage, Missouri Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by: John Burbank 9         Angus Bulls                 $2878 135      Balancer Bulls              $3531 35        Gelbvieh Bulls             $3933 179      Overall Bulls                $3577   The Seedstock Plus Fall Bull Sale was a larger offering this year and relative to the current cattle market, was a successful sale. There were 120 registered buyers in addition to active bidding online. Bulls sold to 95 buyers in 16 states at a rapid pace with every bull through the ring selling to a new owner. Every bull selling had genomic-enhanced EPDs and 40 percent of […]

Genetic Power Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bull Sale

March 11, 2017 Springfield Livestock Marketing Center Springfield, Missouri Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: Rebecca Mettler Sale Averages: 96 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls                $4,531 A large crowd gathered for the Genetic Power Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bull Sale that was held at the Springfield Livestock Marketing Center near Springfield, Missouri, on March 11, 2017.  Bidding to take home this standout set of Gelbvieh and Balancer genetics by J&K Gelbvieh Farm, Inc. of Ava, Illinois, and J Bar M Gelbvieh of Stark City, Missouri, was competitive both live at the auction and through internet bidding. Lot 15, […]

Lemke Cattle 11th Annual Bull Sale

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 Lawrence, Nebraska Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Sale Averages: 50 Balancer®, Red Angus, and Angus Bulls                      $5,250 2 Balancer Open Yearling Heifers                                    $2,200 14 Commercial Red Angus Open Yearling Heifers           $1,400 The sale facility at the ranch was filled with longtime repeat customers as well as many new faces that were eager to invest in these cutting edge genetics. The average sale bull ranked in the top 35 percent of the breed or better in every single EPD or index and are leaders for thickness and phenotype. Bulls sold to Nebraska, Kansas, South Dakota, Colorado […]

37th Annual Flying H Genetics Roughage N’ Ready Herd Bull Sale

March 4, 2017 At the Ranch, Arapahoe, Nebraska Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Reported by: Dick Helms Sale Averages: Balancer® Bulls                  $4,823 Gelbvieh Bulls                     $4,488 SimAngus Bulls                   $4,500 FUSION Bulls                         $4,333 A barn full of buyers plus internet buyers from 12 states battled for the Roughage N’ Ready bulls that offered superior genetics combined with athletic, muscular and sound footed phenotype without excess fat. Top selling bull was lot 1, a homozygous polled, black Gelbvieh sired by Flying H Traction 45B who had been voted runner-up in the 2017 National Western Stock Show Gelbvieh […]

Flying H Genetics 19th Grown on Grass/Fescue Adapted Bull Sale

March 18, 2017 Flying H Bull Barn, Butler, Missouri Auctioneer: Jared Shipman Reported by: Dick Helms Sale Averages: Red and Black FUSION Bulls                           $5,614 Red and Black Balancer® Bulls                    $4,588 Red and Black SimAngus Bulls                      $4,155 Red and Black Gelbvieh Bulls                         $4,100 Purebred Simmental Bulls                             $3,650 An overflow crowd started arriving early on a sunny day to study and bid on a superior set of GROWN ON GRASS bulls offered by the Flying H Genetics family. The athletic, muscular bulls that offered Gelbvieh, Simmental, Angus and Red Angus genetics were appraised by buyers from nine states […]

Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch 28th Annual Bull Sale

Saturday, March 4, 2017 Bull Yards at the Ranch Ponteix, Saskatchewan Canada Auctioneer: Donnie Peacock Reported by: Eileen Davidson Sale Average: 95 Purebred Yearling Red & Black Gelbvieh Bulls      $6,226 Many repeat buyers, new buyers, producers and friends we’ve known for a lifetime attended our 28th Annual Bull Sale and weekend festivities at our bull yards southwest of Ponteix. The crowd bid enthusiastically to own and take home the sale offering. The phone lines were kept hopping and the online bidding was active; with bulls selected to go to work in herds both near and far! Sale attendees enjoyed a great day with accommodating travel conditions, a tasty beef dinner, and […]

44th Annual Gelbvieh Gold Sale

February 14, 2017 Des Moines, Iowa Held in Conjunction with the Iowa Beef Expo Auctioneer: Phil Schooley Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: Rebecca Mettler Sale Averages: 13 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls                $3,761 26 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Females          $2,601 1 Embryo Package                                        $7,500 The Gelbvieh Breeders of Iowa group put together a solid set of Gelbvieh and Balancer® genetics to be showcased at the 44th Annual Gelbvieh Gold Sale, which was held during the Iowa Beef Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. Lot 43, VRT 6117D ET, consigned by Blackhawk Cattle Company and Lazy TV Ranch, was the high selling […]

33rd Annual North Dakota Gelbvieh Association’s Golden Rule Sale

January 30, 2017 Kist Livestock Auction Mandan, North Dakota Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: Rebecca Mettler Sale Averages: 22 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls                $4,572 25 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Females          $2,820 Overall Average                                             $3,640 The North Dakota Gelbvieh Association membership did a phenomenal job of putting together a great set of Gelbvieh and Balancer bulls and females for their 33rd Annual North Dakota Gelbvieh Association’s Golden Rule Sale. Buyers from seven states and one Canadian province purchased genetics from the 17 consignors. Lot 14, WOHL Leverage’s Impact D55, consigned by Wohl Farms, was the top selling […]

Midwest Beef Cattle Consultants, Brooks Farms, Inc., and M5 Ag Services 14th Annual Open House and Bull Sale

Saturday, March 18, 2017 M5 Ag Services, Carthage, Indiana Reported by: W. Mark Hilton Sale Averages 17  Balancer Bulls                              $4,444 3   SimAngus Bulls                            $4,433 4    Calving Ease Angus Bulls         $4,675 24  Bulls                                              $4,483   Midwest Beef Cattle Consultants along with Brooks Farms, Inc. and M5 Ag Services/Chris Muegge, hosted their 14th Annual Open House and Bull Sale on March 18. Bulls were individually priced and buyers put their number by any bulls that fit their criteria. Sale […]

Central Montana Gelbvieh and Angus Genetics 22nd Annual Bull Sale

  March 18, 2017 Lewistown Livestock Auction Lewistown, Montana Auctioneer: Kyle Shobe Reported by: Omie Danell Sale Averages: 8 Purebred Gelbvieh Bulls                              $ 4,313 20 Balancer Bulls                                              $ 3,813 13 Purebred Angus Bulls                                  $ 4,327 41 Yearling Bulls Average                   […]

Judd Ranch 39th Bull Sale

Saturday, March 4, 2017 Pomona, Kansas Consultant: Roger Gatz Sale Averages: 57 Black Polled Purebred Fall Yearling Bulls                    $6,737 58 Red Polled Purebred Fall Yearling Bulls                       $6,780 50 Black Polled Balancer Fall Yearling Bulls                     $6,940 14 Red Polled Balancer Fall Yearling Bulls                         $6,464 3 Purebred 1A Red Angus Fall Yearling Bulls                   $6,000 17 Black Polled Purebred Spring Yearling Bulls               $6,326 9 Red Polled Purebred Spring Yearling Bulls                    $5,806 48 Black Polled Balancer Spring Yearling Bulls                 $6,261 9 […]

2016 NAILE Showcase Gelbvieh and Balancer® Sale

Reported by David Slaughter On November 12, the 2016 NAILE Showcase Gelbvieh and Balancer® Sale kicked of an eventful week of Gelbvieh and Balancer activities at the 2016 North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky.  This sale has consistently produced show champions and breed influence individuals year after year. Topping this year’s sale at $10,750 was Lot 6, PMFG Cora 552C ET, consigned by Pleasant Meadows Farm.  Cora is a homozygous black, homozygous polled Lazy TV Watchman daughter whose maternal pedigree traces to the donor DARC P401.  Her EPD profile placed her at the top of the breed for multiple […]

27th Annual Taubenheim Gelbvieh Sale

February 6, 2017 At the Ranch, Amherst, Nebraska Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Reported by: Justin Taubenheim Sale Averages: 80 Gelbvieh/Balancer Bulls $4581 40 Bred Heifers $2577 21 Open Heifers $1208 Taubenheim Gelbvieh, Amherst, Nebraska, held their 27th annual production sale February 6, 2017, at the ranch. A great day of weather brought out a good crowd of new and repeat customers from 10 states. A great set of bulls and females including the National Western Stock Show Grand Champion Pen of 5 Balancers were in the offering. Top Selling Bulls TAU Mr. Carolina Leverage 28D, is a ¾ blood homozygous black […]

Thorstenson’s Lazy TV Ranch 36th Annual Bull Sale

Saturday, March 4, 2017 At the Ranch, Selby, South Dakota Auctioneers: Lynn and Seth Weishaar Reported by Vaughn and Wendy Thorstenson Sale Averages: 105 Yearling Balancer® $3,791 15 Yearling Gelbvieh-Influenced $3,490 38 Yearling Angus $3,921 18 Fall Balancers & Angus $3,804 176 Bulls $3,844 Warm spring weather and hospitality greeted the crowd on hand for Thorstenson’s Lazy TV Ranch 36th Annual Bull Sale at the ranch west of Selby on Saturday, March 4. Owners Vaughn and Wendy Thorstenson and Brian and DeDee Begeman offered a quality set of bulls. A total of 176 Gelbvieh, Balancer® and Angus bulls averaged $3,844 […]

Prairie Hills Gelbvieh Annual Bull Sale

February 11, 2017 Prairie Hills Gelbvieh Dickinson, North Dakota Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Reported by: Klint Sickler Sale Averages: 40 Purebred Gelbvieh Bulls                         $4,408 Purebred Bred Females                                $2,675 Purebred Open Females                              $2,317 After a winter that has blanketed much of North Dakota in record snowfall, a spring heat wave arrived just in time for a beautiful sale day for Prairie Hills Gelbvieh. Lot 1, PHG Dominator D78, was the high selling bull of the day selling for $12,000 to the team of Fladeland Livestock, Gladmar, SK, and JSJ Livestock, Hartney, MB, for full possession and half […]

Gustin’s Diamond D Gelbvieh Production Sale

February 16, 2017 Gustin’s Diamond D Gelbvieh Mandan, North Dakota Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Sale Averages: 74 Purebred Gelbvieh and Balancer Bulls:  $ 4,081 25 Purebred Gelbvieh and Balancer Bred Heifers:  $2,572 Top Selling Bulls: Lot 19: $7,000 for half possession and half semen interest, DDGR Resilient 275D, a March 5 purebred black son of CCRO Carolina Leverage 3214A, sold to Rocky Top Gelbvieh and Royal Western Gelbvieh, Red Deer County, Alberta, Canada. Lot 65:  $10,000, DDGR Budweiser 122D, a March 21 red Balancer son of DDGR Nobleman 79B sold to Brentt and Todd Eslinger of Elgin, ND. Lot 11:  $8,250, […]

Breed-Leading Genetics Sell at National Gelbvieh and Balancer® Sale

Reported by KK Seedstock January 8, 2017 Denver, Colorado Sale Manger: KK Seedstock Auctioneer: Ronn Cunningham Sale Averages 1 Half Interest Donor Dam              $18,000 2.5 Bulls                                             $17,400 3.5 Bred Females                              $9,643 7 Pick of Herd Lots                           $7,821 10 Open Heifers                                $6,390 4 Embryo Flushes                             $5,625 Total: 27.5 Lots                                 $8,270   Progressive Gelbvieh and Balancer breeders from across the United States and Canada converged on Denver, Colorado, for the Gelbvieh events held in conjunction with the National Western Stock Show January 5-9. In addition to the outstanding displays of Gelbvieh breeding cattle on the Hill and in the Yards, […]

Seedstock Plus Bull and Female Sale

November 19, 2016 Kingsville Livestock Kingsville, Missouri Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by: John Burbank 26        Bulls                                                               $3619 48        Registered Pairs                                          $2275 52        Commercial Pairs 2 to 6-year-olds          $2226 20        Commercial Pairs 7 to 12-year-olds        $1266 89        Spring Bred Cows       […]

Seedstock Plus Fall Bull Sale

October 15, 2016 Joplin Regional Stockyards Carthage, Missouri Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by: John Burbank 11        Angus Bulls                 $3173 118      Balancer Bulls             $3700 37        Gelbvieh Bulls             $3708 166      Overall Bulls                $3668 With the significant market decrease over the last year, this annual bull sale posted a 30 percent decrease in the overall sale average compared to last year. It was a larger offering this year and relative to the current cattle market, was a successful sale. There were 136 registered buyers in addition to active bidding online. Bulls sold to 98 buyers in 16 states at a rapid pace […]

16th Annual Kansas Gelbvieh Association Pick of the Herd Female Sale

November 26, 2016 Salina, Kansas Auctioneer: Ron Cunningham Sale Management: Bulls-Eye Genetics Reported by: Risa Overmiller The high selling female was lot 15 consigned by Dawson Creek Ranch.  BDCG DC 39D4 is a January 2016 born black homozygous polled purebred sired by JRI Next Step 285X72.  When the gavel fell at $7,250, Hilltop Farms, Asbury, Missouri, was the new owner. The 2nd high selling female was lot 36, the youngest female in the offering. RROG Deal Her In 396D a black homozygous polled purebred consigned by R&N Overmiller Gelbvieh. This daughter of 3G Zip Line 266Z commanded $6,000 to 4T […]

25th Annual Sooner Select Sale

Date: March 26, 2016 Location: McAlester, Oklahoma Auctioneer: Joel Birdwell Sale Management: Mitchell Marketing Services Reported by: Rebecca Mettler Sale Averages: Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls                                  $3,516 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Females                            $3,211 Commercial Females                                                  $1,620 Embryo packages                                                         $675   The Oklahoma Gelbvieh Association hosted its 25th Annual […]

Genetic Power Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bull Sale

March 12, 2016 Springfield Livestock Marketing Center Springfield, Missouri Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: Rebecca Mettler Sale Averages: 105 Gelbvieh and Balancer Bulls                $4,891.61 J Bar M Gelbvieh, J&K Gelbvieh Farm Inc. and Hilltop Farms drew a packed house at the Springfield Livestock Marketing Center near Springfield, Missouri for their Genetic Power Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bull Sale in mid-March. Buyers from 10 states and one Canadian province capitalized on the great selection of genetics put together by the three seedstock suppliers. Lot 109, JKGF C51 ET, owned by J&K Gelbvieh Farm Inc., was the highest […]

Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch 27th Annual Bull Sale

Sale Averages: 92 Purebred Yearling Gelbvieh Bulls       $5,830 There was a full house and a great crowd in person and on-line for the 27th Annual Davidson Gelbvieh and Lonesome Dove Ranch Bull Sale on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The sale, hosted by Davidson Gelbvieh, Vernon and Eileen Davidson, and Lonesome Dove Ranch, Ross and Tara Davidson and their family, was held on the ranch south of Ponteix, Saskatchewan. Bulls sold across North America to make an impact on both purebred and commercial Gelbvieh cattle programs. Many repeat buyers as well as new customers purchased bulls for their commercial and […]

43rd Annual Gelbvieh Gold Sale

February 16, 2016 Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa Auctioneer: Phil Schooley Sale Management: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: Rebecca Mettler Sale Averages: 30 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Females          $3,096 16 Gelbvieh and Balancer Bulls                  $3,156 The Gelbvieh Breeders of Iowa hosted the 43rd Annual Gelbvieh Gold Sale on February 16, 2016, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in conjunction with the Iowa Beef Expo. Buyers from eight states took advantage of the quality set of Gelbvieh and Balancer females and bulls in the sale lineup. J Bar M Gelbvieh consigned the top selling female. This lot was a buyer’s choice lot […]

Flying H Genetics’ Roughage ‘N Ready Herd Bull Sale

March 5, 2016 At the Ranch, Arapahoe, Nebraska Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Sale Averages: Black Balancer® Bulls                                                    $6,134 Red Balancer, Gelbvieh, SimAngus Bulls                   $5,706 FUSION Bulls                                                                   $5,386 High Percentage black Gelbvieh Bulls     […]

Judd Ranch 38th Annual Bull Sale

March 5, 2016 Pomona, Kansas Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Sale Averages: 43 Black Polled Purebred Gelbvieh Fall Yearling Bulls                $7,211 49 Red Polled Purebred Gelbvieh Fall Yearling Bulls                   $6,933 56 Black Polled Balancer® Fall Yearling Bulls                               $7,439 13 Red Polled Balancer Fall Yearling Bulls                                      $6,846 1 Purebred 1A Red Angus Fall Yearling Bull                                    $8,000 26 Black Polled Purebred Gelbvieh Spring Yearling Bulls         […]

Central Montana Gelbvieh and Angus Genetics 21st Annual Bull Sale

March 19, 2016 Lewistown, MT Auctioneer:  Kyle Shobe Sale Averages: 5 Purebred Gelbvieh Bulls               $5,300 25 Balancer® Bulls                            $4,880 12 Purebred Angus Bulls                 $4,854 Much to the relief of buyers and sellers alike, a couple of colder days with a bitter wind gave way to an enjoyably sunny sale day! Lot 21, JOB Danell Chachi 81C, was the high selling bull of the day – selling for $7,750 to Fred and Leslie Colver, Colver Gelbvieh, of Lewistown, Montana.  Danell Diamond Six Ranch brought this homozygous polled Balancer® with “heifer bull” credentials and great growth numbers.  Chachi is a JOB Danell […]

Midwest Beef Consultants, Brooks Farms, Inc., Ertel Cattle Company and Unsicker Farms 13th Annual Bull Sale

Sale Averages: 16 Balancer Bulls                               $4,628 3 Angus Bulls                                      $4,533 2 SimAngus Bulls                              $3,950 W. Mark Hilton, DVM of Midwest Beef Cattle Consultants, West Lafayette, Indiana and Tom Brooks and family, Brooks Farms, Inc., Wolcott, Indiana hosted their 13th annual open house and bull sale on Saturday, March 19 at Brooks Farms. Joining them in the sale was Ginger Ertel of Ertel Farms, Greentop, Missouri and Chip and Susan Unsicker and family, Unsicker Farms, Peoria, Illinois. 16 Balancer® bulls averaged $4628, 3 Angus averaged $4533 and 2 SimAngus averaged $3950. Thirteen of the 21 bulls sold to repeat customers. […]

32nd Annual North Dakota Gelbvieh Association’s Golden Rule Sale

January 25, 2016 Kist Livestock Auction Mandan, North Dakota Auctioneer:  Jay Elfeldt Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: Rebecca Mettler Sale Averages: 20 Gelbvieh and Balancer Bulls                  $5,525 19 Gelbvieh and Balancer Females             $3,124 Overall Average                                             $4,360 Members of the North Dakota Gelbvieh Association joined forces to put together a remarkable set of Gelbvieh and Balancer bulls and females for the 32nd Annual North Dakota Gelbvieh Association’s Golden Sale. Lot 42, WOHL Winter C62, consigned by Wohl Farms was the top selling lot of the sale. This homozygous black purebred Gelbvieh bull is sired by one of the […]

Overmiller Gelbvieh and Red Angus Sale

February 20, 2016 Smith Center, Kansas Auctioneer: Matt Printz Sale Averages: Spring GV Bulls $4,179 Fall GV Bulls $3,755 Overall GV Average $4,077 Red Angus Spring $4,429 Red Angus Fall Bulls $5,578 Overall Red Angus $4,875 All bulls Average $4,500 Reg. GV Open Heifers $2,120 Reg. RA Open Heifers $3,450 Comm. Open Heifers $1,467 Lot 46, SAS Cash 103C was the second bull to sell in the Gelbvieh section and was the high selling bull at $9,000. This powerful homozygous black, homozygous Polled son of 3G EZ Money was purchased by Rod Tegtmeier, Nebraska. The lead off bull was the […]

Thorstenson’s Lazy TV Ranch 35th Annual Bull Sale

March 5, 2016 Selby, South Dakota Auctioneer: Lynn and Seth Weishaar Sale Averages: 145 Yearling and Fall Balancers $4,331 32 Yearling and Fall Angus $4,121 177 Bulls $4,290 A beautiful spring day along with a group of stout Balancer and Angus bulls greeted those attending Thorstenson’s Lazy TV Ranch 35th Annual Bull Sale on Saturday, March 5. Owners Vaughn and Wendy Thorstenson and Brian and DeDee Begeman hosted the sale at the ranch near Selby, SD. Lynn and Seth Weishaar handled auctioneering duties. Repeat customers made up 80 percent of the buyers and bulls were sold into eight states. High-Selling […]

Gustin’s Diamond Gelbvieh Sale Report

February 18, 2016 Mandan, North Dakota Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Sale Averages: 75 Purebred Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls:  $5,247 14 Purebred Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bred Heifers:  $3,068 Top Selling Bulls: Lot 52:  $15,000 for half possession and half semen interest, DDGR Innovation 120C is a March 22 purebred black son of DCSF Post Rock Astronaut 157A sold to Golden Buckle Gelbvieh, Medina, North Dakota. Lot 62:  $10,500.  DDGR Kingpin 159C is a March 28 purebred black son of JKGF Future Investment A121E sold to Moe Gelbvieh, Walcott, ND. Lot 14:  $10,500. DDGR Renegade 29C is a March 3 red Balancer son […]

TJB Gelbvieh Bull Sale

November 7, 2015 Chickamauga, Georgia Auctioneer: Dale Stith Reported by: Todd J. Bickett DVM   Sale Averages 33 Gelbvieh & Balancer® Yearling Bulls         $4,040 5 Commercial Cows                                           $2,050 TJB Gelbvieh extended their very best of southern hospitality to an enthusiastic crowd of customers and family on a wet and nasty day in Chickamauga, Georgia. The outstanding set of yearling bulls was greatly appreciated and the sale was a great success. Leading the sale was Lot 1 TJB Addiction 417B, a BA75 Gunslinger son by one of the premier donors in the TJB program, 921U. He was purchased by Sleepy Creek […]

Schroeder Ranch Dispersal Sale

December 14, 2015 Mitchell, SD Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar Sale Manager: Mettler Sale Management Reported by: Jerry Mettler Touted as the sale of the decade, Schroeder Ranch dispersed nearly 500 Gelbvieh and Balancer cattle to buyers from 12 states in less than six hours under the rapid-fire gavel of auctioneer Seth Weishaar.  More than 30 years of selection pressure earned Schroeder Ranch the distinction and recognition for both producing and owning breed leading females and fellow cattle producers did not let this go unrecognized on December 14, 2015. Sale Averages Cow/Heifer Calf Pairs             $5,265 Cow/Bull Calf Pairs                 $5,638 Herd Bulls                               […]

Schroeder Ranch 17th Annual Balancer® Bull Sale

April 6, 2015 Mitchell, South Dakota Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Sale Manager: Mettler Sale Management Reported by: Jerry Mettler Sale Averages 46 Balancer® Bulls: $5,011 33 Black Balancer Bulls: $4,989 13 Red Balancer Bulls: $5,065 An overcast drizzly day brought nothing but smiles to the faces of the crowd that gathered at the Schroeder Ranch 17th Annual Bull Sale.  Any type of moisture in this area is being received with welcome enthusiasm.  This enthusiasm carried over into the bidding attitude as the bulls sold into six states under the pledge that Schroeder Ranch is “Your Source for Common Sense Balanced Beef.” […]

Thorstenson’s Lazy TV Ranch 34th Annual Bull Sale

March 7, 2015 Selby, SD Auctioneers: Lynn & Seth Weishaar Reported by: Vaughn Thorstenson Sale Average 111 Balancer® Bulls: $5708 34 Angus Bulls: $5902 15 Gelbvieh Bulls: $4656 161 Bulls: $5756   A beautiful spring day greeted the good crowd on hand for the 34th annual Thorstenson Gelbvieh and Angus Annual Bull Sale at the ranch on Saturday, March 7. Bulls sold to nine states and Canada with a large number of the buyers being longtime, repeat Lazy TV Ranch customers. Always mindful of the bottom line for the commercial cattleman, Lazy TV Ranch has been feed efficiency testing cattle […]

2015 Kentucky Beef Expo Gelbvieh Sale

March 7, 2015 Frankfort, KY Auctioneer: Todd Barlow Sale Management: Slaughter Sale Management Sale Average: $4,394 Sale Gross: $118,650 March 4, 2015 proved to be one of the worst snow storms in Kentucky’s recent history.  Many Beef Expo participants arrived on the morning of the 4th in anticipation of the snow event.  It proved to be a wise choice.  Warmer weather and a diligent road crew made it possible for remaining participants to arrive by late Thursday through early Friday. However, all the weather adversity did not discourage participants and the reward was the best ever Beef Expo sale.  The […]

42nd Annual Gelbvieh Gold Sale

February 10, 2015 Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines, Iowa Auctioneer: Phil Schooley Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Services Reported By: Rebecca Mettler Sale Averages 28 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Females…………..$3,914 7 Gelbvieh and Balancer Bulls……………..$4,731 36 Lots Total……………………………………..$147,450 The 42nd Annual Gelbvieh Gold Sale held in conjunction with the Iowa Beef Expo on February 10, 2015. The high selling bull was Lot 37, CIBS POLAR 4127B whowas consigned to the sale by CIB’S Gelbvieh and purchased for $8,000 by Kirkwood College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is the purebred 94 percent Gelbvieh, homozygous polled son of JDPD Astro 407S and is described […]

American Gelbvieh Association Releases Maternal Edge Female Profile

The American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) is excited to announce the release of the Maternal Edge Female Profile for producers to use on commercial females. This DNA profile, done in conjunction with Geneseek®, is a low-density panel to be used by producers as a sorting tool for Gelbvieh influenced commercial females. Traits included in the panel are calving ease, maternal calving ease, weaning weight, yield grade, marbling, and carcass weight. These traits are measured for the female against the entire Gelbvieh population with Molecular Breeding Values (MBVs). Each female tested with the Maternal Edge Female Profile will receive a score of […]

Seedstock Plus Showcase Sale IX & 6th Annual Customer Appreciation Sale

September 20, 2014 Kingsville Livestock Auction Kingsville, MO Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported By: John Burbank  A beautiful September day was the backdrop for a very solid sale for the breeders of Seedstock Plus and the customers that participated. All the females sold at a brisk pace with the sale averages up significantly over last year. Cattle sold to 25 buyers in 7 states. Prior to the sale start a complimentary beef brisket meal, catered by the Rib Crib restaurant was enjoyed by all in attendance. Sale highlights include: Lot 3A & 3B Pick of the 2013 born bred heifers from […]

Seedstock Plus Fall Bull Sale

October 18, 2014 Joplin Reginal Stockyards Carthage, Mo. Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported By: John Burbank 82        Balancer Bulls             $5269 52        Gelbvieh Bulls            $5479 132      Overall Bulls               $5350 Another successful sale for Seedstock Plus with this Fall Bull Sale. There were 173 registered buyers of which 89 bought from 9 states. All the bulls sold at a rapid pace to new and repeat customers that bid aggressively on this quality offering. The sale represented a larger offering and a substantial increase in the average over last year. Sale Highlights Include: Lot 633/637 Black, homo polled Balancer from the partnership of Burbank […]

Judd Ranch 24th Annual Cow Power Female Sale

October 11, 2014 Pomona, Kan. Sale manager: Cattlemen’s Connection Reported by: Roger Gatz 6              Purebred Spring Bred Heifers            $5,792 7              Balancer Spring Bred Heifers             $5,714 5              Purebred Red Angus Bred Heifers     $5,500 12           Purebred Fall Bred Females                $5,292 7              Balancer Fall Bred Females               $6,000 1              Red Angus Fall Bred Female              $3,750 22           Purebred Spring Bred Females           $5,398 7              Balancer Spring Bred Females           $5,857 3              Red Angus Spring Bred Females       $5,417 7              Purebred […]

41st Annual Gelbvieh Gold Sale

Des Moines, Iowa Held in conjunction with the Iowa Beef Expo Sponsored by: Gelbvieh Breeders of Iowa Auctioneer: Phil Schooley Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Services 12           Bulls       $3,954 31           Females               $2,695 43           Total Lots Grossed           $131,000 The 41st Annual Gelbvieh Gold Sale was held once again at the Iowa Beef Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. The sale was February 11, 2014 and is sponsored by the Gelbvieh Breeders of Iowa. Twenty-six breeders consigned 43 head of Gelbvieh and Balancer® bulls and females, which sold into nine states. The top selling bull was Lot 7, MSH Visionary, consigned by Mark Hostert […]

TJB Gelbvieh 3rd Annual Bull Sale

November 1, 2014 Chickamauga, Ga. Reported By: Todd J. Bickett, DVM 32 Yearling Bulls          $140,000 Gross       Avg. $4375 TJB Gelbvieh extended their traditional warm southern hospitality on an unusually cold and windy November day in Chickamauga, GA. A few snow flurries even fell!  Todd, Alisa, Kelsie, Katelyn, and Mitch welcomed a large and enthusiastic crowd that contended for thirty two yearling bulls which averaged $4375. Topping the sale was Lot 1, TJB Vickram 342A-ET. The homozygous black/homozygous polled BA75 herd sire sold to Taubenheim Gelbvieh for $15000 for full possession and half semen interest. Vickram is an Xterminator son out […]

Genetic Power Gelbvieh and Balancer Bull Sale

Springfield, Mo. Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Sale managed by: Mitchell Marketing Service Written by: Brian Rogers 95           Gelbvieh & Balancer Bulls             $4,604                 Sale Gross           $437,400 The Genetic Power Gelbvieh and Balancer® bull sale was held the second Saturday in March. The sale featured 95 bulls raised by J Bar M Gelbvieh, Stark City, Mo.; J & K Farms, Ava, Ill.; and Hilltop Farms, Asbury, Mo. The top selling bull of the day was Lot 69, JEMG Impact A691, who sold for $20,000. He is a January 19, 2013, double black, homozygous polled, 75 percent bull, sired by HYEK Black Impact […]

Tennessee Beef Agribition Gelbvieh Sale

Lebanon, Tennessee Sale sponsored by: Tennessee Gelbvieh Association Sale managed by: Tennessee Gelbvieh Association Reported by: Dale Walker 10           Bulls       $2,995 1              Bred Heifer         $1,900 13           Open Heifers     $1,727 The annual Tennessee Beef Agribition Gelbvieh show and sale was held on March 7-8, 2014 at Lebanon, Tennessee. The champion Gelbvieh bull was Lot 12, Butler’s Royal Code 207A, consigned by Butler Creek Farms. Ryan Baker of Bristol, Ind., was the winning bidder at $4,000. The reserve Gelbvieh bull was Lot 9, Mr. P Daddy, exhibited by Colby James. He was purchased by Landon Gulley of Hartsville, Tenn., for $4,250. The […]

Midwest Beef Cattle Consultants/Brooks Farms, Inc./Ertel Cattle Annual Open House and Bull Sale

Wolcott, Ind. Reported by: W. March Hilton 16           Yearling Bulls      $3,925 1              3 Year Old Bull   $4,000 Top Selling Bulls: ERTL 218 A – $5,400, Balancer, JBOB Carolina Fortune x Mytty In Focus, sold to James Bush, Sellersburg, Ind. MBCC 16A – $4,500, Balancer, GAR-EGL Protégé x GKT BooBoo155E, sold to Danny Orr, Paoli, Ind. BRCC 87A – $4,500, Balancer, Mytty In Focus x JBOB Carolina Fortune, sold to Trent Steinke, Monon, Ind. MBCC 7A – $4,500, Angus Composite, Sydgen Trust x GAR Predestined, sold to Joe Melton, DVM, Harrison, Ark. MBCC 10A – $4,500, Angus Composite, Sydgen Trust x […]

Schroeder Ranch 16th Annual Bull Sale

Mitchell, S.D. Auctioneer: Lanning Edwards Sale managed by: Mettler Sale Management Reported by: Jerry Mettler Black Balancer® Bulls      $4,027 Red Balancer Bulls           $3,629 Red Purebred Bulls         $3,438 Black Purebred Bulls       $3,583 A much anticipated sun drenched day greeted bull buyers in Mitchell, S.D., at the 16th Annual Schroeder Ranch Bull Sale on April 7, 2014. “Common Sense Cattle” offered by Schroeder Ranch found their way to seven states as bidding activity was brisk on the Gelbvieh and Balancer® bulls. Top selling bull was Lot 45, SGRI A109 Mission, going to Jim & Barb Beastrom, Pierre, S.D., for $8,500.  This February […]

Black Hills Stock Show Gelbvieh Show and Sale

Rapid City, S.D. Judge: Nate Kolterman, Steward, Neb. Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar, Belle Fourche, S.D. 2              Open Heifers     $4,375 2              Bred Heifers       $4,000 7              Bulls       $3,429 The Gelbvieh show and sale at the 2014 Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo was held on Thursday, February 6 in Rapid City, S.D. Seven breeders from South Dakota and Oklahoma consigned an excellent offering of Gelbvieh and Balancer® bulls and females. The champion bull was Lot 7, MDR Darkhorse 3816A, consigned by Dobson Ranch, Kaw City, Okla. He is a March 9, 2013, 50 percent Balancer bull sired by BLC Darkhorse 006X and out […]

Gelbvieh and Limousin Junior Associations Team Up to Host Leadership Conference

Junior Gelbvieh and Limousin members, ages 14-21, have the opportunity to participate in the POWER leadership conference. POWER stands for peers organizing winning effective results. The POWER conference is a four-day event focusing on increasing young leader’s knowledge of the beef industry, as well as building leadership skills. The POWER conference will be held August 7-10 in Denver, Colo. Early registration deadline is June 1. This conference is the first of its kind for the Gelbvieh and Limousin junior associations. “The junior Boards of Directors of both breed associations have been working together to provide our junior members with this […]

Hojer Gelbvieh & Balancer 22nd Annual Production Sale

Huron, S.D. Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Reported by: Alan Hojer 108         Bulls       $4,208 Gelbvieh Bulls   $5,250 Balancer® Bulls   $3,878 54           Open Heifers     $2,702 The top selling bull in the annual Hojer Ranch production sale was Lot 20, BNC Mr. Hojer A357. He is a black, homozygous polled son of VRT Lazy TV Sam U451 and out of an Astro dam, who boasted very high performance numbers with a very low birth weight. He sold for $9,000 to Chad Struthers, Iowa. Hojer Ranch retained part ownership in this outstanding young herd sire prospect. Lot 4, BNC Mr. Hojer Z305, was out […]

Taubenheim Gelbvieh 24th Annual Production Sale

Amherst, Neb. Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Reported by: Justin Taubenheim 24           Purebred Bulls  $4,311 62           Balancer® Bulls  $5,007 23           Bred Females    $2,752 27           Open Females   $1,274 Taubenheim Gelbvieh, Amherst, Neb., held their 24th annual production sale February 3, 2014 at the ranch. Warmer weather along with great cattle brought buyers to the ranch. The offering of stout and functional bulls, and attractive females made a lot of friends on sale day. TAU Outright162A, a homozygous black son of Connealy Consensus 7229 caught a lot of attention in the yards in Denver, and his potential as a Balancer® A.I. sire was recognized […]

Judd Ranch 36th Gelbvieh, Balancer® and Red Angus Bull Sale

Pomona, Kan. Sale manager: Cattlemen’s Connection Reported by: Roger Gatz 43           Black Polled Purebred Fall Yearlings         $7,291 62           Red Polled Purebred Fall Yearlings           $5,927 40           Black Polled Balancer Fall Yearlings           $7,293 9              Red Polled Balancer Fall Yearlings             $6,306 4              Purebred Red Angus Fall Yearlings           $5,563 28           Black Polled Purebred Spring Yearlings   $5,884 25           Red Polled Purebred Spring Yearlings     $5,980 29           Black Polled Balancer Spring Yearlings     $6,414 9              Red Polled Balancer Spring Yearlings       $4,361 18           Purebred Red Angus Spring Yearlings     $4,389 267         Total Bulls Averaged                                       $6,255 Judd Ranch’s 36th Gelbvieh, Balancer® and Red Angus Bull Sale was a huge success considering […]

Flying H Genetics Roughage N’ Ready Bull Sale

Arapahoe, Neb. Reported by: Dick Helms Black Balancer® Bulls      $5,878 Fusion Bulls        $5,813 Red Balancer Bulls           $5,304 Black Gelbvieh Bulls        $5,300 Black SimAngus Bulls      $5,126 94 Bulls Averaged            $5,557 Gelbvieh Females            $7,750 Balancer Females             $5,000 SmartCross® Breds/Pairs              $2,500 SmartCross Replacement Heifers             $1,500 On March 1, 2014, the Flying H Genetics 34th annual sale was the coldest ever held, with temperatures of seven degrees, winds at 30 mph and light snow. But it was hot inside the sale facility where new and repeat customers from eight states fought to own some of the best industry relevant genetics available. Topping the sale […]

25th Anniversary Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch Sale

Ponteix, Saskatchewan Reported by: Eileen Davidson Bull Average       $4,702 The cold temperatures were no match for the warm camaraderie amongst cattlemen as Davidson Gelbvieh and Lonesome Dove Ranch sold a large selection of red and black purebred Gelbvieh bulls on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at their Bull Yards near Ponteix, Saskatchewan. A great crowd of buyers and bidders were on-site, with lots of auction action taking place on-line and on the phone. Bulls sold across Canada from British Columbia to Quebec, and several bulls will be making their new homes in the United States as well. Leading off the sale […]

Kentucky Beef Expo Gelbvieh Sale

Louisville, Ky. Sale sponsored by: Kentucky Gelbvieh Association Auctioneer: Todd Barlow Sale managed by: Slaughter Sale Management Reported by: David Slaughter 7              Bulls       $3,614 10           Bred Females    $3,255 8              Open Females   $2,300 The annual Gelbvieh show and sale at the Kentucky Beef Expo was held the weekend of March 1, 2014 in Louisville, Ky. The show was held on Friday, with the sale following the next day. The Kentucky Gelbvieh Association sponsors the sale. The sale featured 25 lots consigned by ten Gelbvieh and Balancer® breeders. The grand champion Gelbvieh bull was Lot 7, 3G Atlas 314A ET, consigned by […]

Thorstenson’s Lazy TV Ranch 33rd Annual Bull Sale

Selby, S.D. Auctioneers: Lynn & Seth Weishaar Reported by: Vaughn Thorstenson 110         Balancer® Bulls  $3,855 45           Angus Bulls         $4,628 15           Gelbvieh Bulls   $3,833 170         Bulls       $4,018 A hardy crowd braving the sub-zero temperature along with active Internet and phone bidding boosted Lazy TV Ranch’s 33rd Annual Bull Sale to a $4,018 average on 170 Gelbvieh, Angus and Balancer® bulls. A large number of repeat buyers mixed with several new customers from a total of six states took advantage of the quality seedstock offered. Hosted by owners Vaughn and Wendy Thorstenson and Brian and DeDee Begeman, the sale was held at […]

Lost River Livestock

Clearbrook, Minn. Auctioneer: Marlin Kapp Reported by: CattleSeller.com 24           Yearling Bulls      $3,177 29           Bred Heifers       $3,034 Top Selling Bulls: Lot 1: $4750, Purebred Gelbvieh, LRSF Deep Impact A58, March 1, 2013, HYEK Black Impact 3960N X Prime Cut 406S30, Lonny Burrack, Trail, Minn. Lot 4: $4,400, Purebred Gelbvieh, LRSF Rocky A2, February 10, 2013, DCSF Granite 200P2 X Move'N On W16, Terry Frenzel, Black Duck, Minn. Lot 10: $4,000, Balancer®, LRSF Marshall A61, March 5, 2013, HYEK Black Impact 3960N X TC Rito 416, Lonny Burrack, Trail, Minn. Top Selling Heifers: Lot 63: $3,750, Red Angus, LRLD Sandy Z84, March […]

Seedstock Plus Tennessee Bull Sale

Columbia, Tenn. Auctioneer: Tommy Bailey Reported by: John Burbank 58           Balancer® Bulls  $3,400 22           Gelbvieh Bulls   $3,790 80           Overall Bulls       $3,507 The fifth annual Seedstock Plus Tennessee Bull Sale was a successful event with the commitment to commercial producers being rewarded. The sale facility was full of new and repeat customers and every bull through the ring sold at a rapid pace. There were 88 registered buyers of which 53 bought from 12 states. The number of bulls in the offering increased by 20 percent compared to last year with an increase in the sale average of more than $300 […]

Judd Ranch 23rd Annual Cow Power Female Sale

Pomona, Kan. Sale manager: Cattlemen’s Connection Reported by: Roger Gatz 12           Purebred Spring Bred Heifers     $3,325 9              Balancer Spring Bred Heifers       $3,067 2              Purebred Red Angus Bred Heifers            $2,300 21           Purebred Fall Bred Females        $3,148 8              Balancer Fall Bred Females          $3,088 3              Red Angus Fall Bred Females      $2,633 12           Purebred Spring Bred Females  $3,350 1              Balancer Spring Bred Female      $2,900 2              Red Angus Spring Bred Females                $2,700 5              Purebred Spring Open Heifers   $2,200 8              Balancer Spring Open Heifers     $1,938 31           Purebred Fall Open Heifers         $2,255 4              Balancer Fall Open Heifers           $2,500 2              Red Angus Fall Open Heifers       $1,850 Judd Ranch’s […]

Iowa Beef Expo Gelbvieh Gold Sale

Des Moines, Iowa Auctioneer: Phil Schooley Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Services Written by: Jennifer Scharpe 7              Bulls       $4,843 36           Females               $2,883 43           Lots        $3,202 The Gelbvieh Breeders of Iowa celebrated their 40th annual Gelbvieh Gold Sale at the 2013 Iowa Beef Expo. The sale was held on Tuesday, February 12 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. Twenty breeders brought an excellent offering of Gelbvieh and Balancer®bulls and females for the buyers to choose from. At the end of the day, cattle sold into nine states. The high selling bull at $13,000 was Lot 2 SKYM Foreman 2002Z. […]

C-Cross Cattle Company Fall Bull & Female Sale

Biscoe, N.C. Sale manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: William McIntosh 16           Older Bulls          $3,081 22           Yearling Bulls      $2,716 30           Elite Females     $3,145 23           Open Commercial Heifers            $1,124 C-Cross Cattle Company hosted their annual Fall Bull and Female Sale on Saturday, November 9, 2013. The sale was held at the J-Bob Farms Sale Facility in Biscoe, N.C. The sale included an outstanding line up of older bulls, yearling bulls, elite females, including the dispersal of all the C-Cross six-year-old females, as well as a selection of quality open replacement commercial heifers. In the bull offering, the top selling bull was […]

Tennessee Beef Agribition

Lebanon, Tenn. Sale Manager: Slaughter Sale Management Reported by: David Slaughter 13           Bulls       $3,450 15           Heifers    $1,553 28           Lots        $2,435 Sunshine and warm weather made for a great weekend to attend the 2013 Tennessee Agribition Gelbvieh show and sale held March 8-9 in Lebanon, Tenn. A great crowd was on hand to watch the Friday show and Saturday sale. Kicking off the sale was the grand champion bull consigned by Green Hills Gelbvieh, Mt. Ulla, N.C. Golden Spike 326Y is a 75 percent, homozygous black, homozygous polled Northern Pacific son. Russell Sorrells outlasted several bidders to own the Spike at […]

LeDoux Ranch Production Sale

Agenda, Kan. Auctioneer: Kyle Elwood Reported by: Danielle LeDoux 32           Yearling Bulls      $3,993 12           Registered Females        $2,712 31           Commercial Pairs             $2,071 35           Commercial Bred Females           $1,904 The LeDoux Ranch had a bright sunny day and a full crowd for a great bull sale. The sale was held the second Saturday in February at the ranch in Agenda, Kan.   The high selling bull was LeDoux Ranch’s 2013 People’s Choice Balancer® Bull Futurity entry, AHL Redemption 237Z.  He is a February 5, 2012 homozygous black and homozygous polled, yearling Balancer bull. Eagle Pass Ranch of Highmore, S.D., was the top bidder […]

Taubenheim Gelbvieh 23rd Annual Production Sale

Amherst, Neb. Reported by: Jeannette Taubenheim 16           Purebred Bulls  $4,416 60           Balancer® Bulls  $3,858 33           Bred Females    $2,200 19           Open Females   $1,250 Taubenheim Gelbvieh, Amherst, Neb., held their 23rd annual production sale February 4, 2013 at the ranch. The Taubenheims welcomed a full house crowd and very friendly weather. Buyers appreciated the heavy muscled, functional cattle offered by the Taubenheims, and the NWSS pen bull champions had many friends on sale day. TAU Fine Tuned 30Z, the 2013 People’s Choice Balancer® Futurity entry and NWSS pen bull, went home with Tegtmeier Gelbvieh of Davenport, Neb. He is a January 31, […]

Schroeder Ranch 15th Annual Bull Sale

Mitchell, S.D. Sale Manager: Mettler Sale Management Reported by: Jerry Mettler Black Balancer® Bulls      $4,700 Red Balancer® Bulls         $3,911 Black Purebred Bulls       $2,667 Red Purebred Bulls         $3,208 46 Total Bulls                   $4,000 A beautiful sunny day helped to highlight an incredibly strong set of Gelbvieh and Balancer® bulls offered by Schroeder Ranch, Inc. The best crowd ever was treated to bulls that were fed and managed for longevity and soundness.  Topping the sale was Lot 1, SGRI Jacked-Up Z704. This tremendous herdsire was the 2013 People’s Choice Balancer Bull Futurity runner-up, sired by the infamous SITZ Upward 307R. He is a […]

Flying H Genetics Roughage ‘N Ready Bull Sale

Arapahoe, Neb. Reported by: Dick Helms Black Balancer® Bulls                    $4,697 Black Gelbvieh Bulls                       $4,416 Red Gelbvieh and Balancer Bulls   $4,080 Black SimAngus Bulls                     $2,963 Sale Average                                   $4,356 Cattlemen and women from ten states appraised the stout, muscular, roughage raised bulls offered by the Flying H crew. Many commented the offering was one of the best they had seen and the aggressive bidding spread the bulls from Alabama to Michigan and Oklahoma. Drought conditions reduced the number of bulls needed by Flying H […]

Kentucky Beef Expo Gelbvieh and Balancer Show & Sale

Louisville, Ky. Sale Manager: Slaughter Sale Management Reported by: David Slaughter 12           Bulls       $2,935 14           Heifers    $2,663 26           Lots        $2,788 This year marked the second year of the return of the Gelbvieh and Balancer®show and sale to the Kentucky Beef Expo. The sale continues to grow as thirteen breeders from Kentucky, Illinois and North Carolina consigned an outstanding offering of Gelbvieh and Balancer bulls and females. The grand champion Balancer bull was Lot 4, GHGF Tradition 310Y, consigned by Green Hills Gelbvieh, Mt. Ulla, N.C. He is a September 7, 2011, 50 percent, black, Balancer bull sired by S A […]

Thorstenson Gelbvieh & Angus 32nd Annual Bull Sale

Selby, S.D. Auctioneers: Lynn and Seth Weishaar Reported by: Vaughn Thorstenson 125         Yearling Balancer® Bulls  $4,104 13           Yearling Gelbvieh Bulls    $3,519 36           Yearling Angus Bulls        $4,016 29           Fall Bulls                          $3,491 203         Bulls                                 $3,974 Beautiful weather along with a stout set of Gelbvieh, Angus and Balancer® bulls and a crowd full of repeat buyers boosted the Thorstenson Gelbvieh & Angus 32nd Annual Bull Sale to an average of $3,974 on 203 bulls. This was the first year owners Vaughn Thorstenson and Brian Begeman […]

Judd Ranch 35th Annual Bull Sale

Pomona, Kan. Sale Manager: Cattlemen’s Connection Reported by: Roger Gatz 34           Black Balancer® Fall Bulls               $7,017 37           Black Purebred Fall Bulls               $6,425 8              Red Balancer® Fall Bulls            $5,875 49           Red Purebred Fall Bulls               $5,432 6              Red Angus Fall Bulls                   $4,791 33           Black Balancer® Spring Bulls         $5,327 12           Black Purebred Spring Bulls         $5,104 7              Red Balancer® Spring Bulls           $4,492 27           Red Purebred Spring Bulls            $3,742 14           Red Angus Spring Bulls                $3,621 227         Bulls       $5,456 Judd Ranch’s 35th Annual Bull Sale was a huge success considering Mother Nature dumped […]

24th Annual Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch Bull Sale

Ponteix, SK Reported by: Vernon and Eileen Davidson 76           Gelbvieh Bulls   $3,875 One of the longest running purebred Gelbvieh bull sales in North America was held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 as Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch hosted their 24th Annual Bull Sale. The sale was held at their new sale barn at the Bull Yards, southwest of Ponteix, SK. A great day and a great crowd made for a fun event. Bulls sold into four states and five provinces with many bulls selling within one hour from home. The high selling bull sold to repeat buyers Cedar Top […]

NWSS National Gelbvieh and Balancer® Show Champions Rise to Success

Note to editors: High resolution press quality photos are available at www.www.gelbvieh.org/communiocation/showresults/2012nwss or by contacting Jennifer Scharpe at 303-465-2333 or jennifers@www.gelbvieh.org. NWSS National Gelbvieh and Balancer® Show Champions Rise to Success The American Gelbvieh Association held their annual National Gelbvieh and Balancer® Show on January 9, 2012 in conjunction with the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver, Colo. A total of 216 Gelbvieh and Balancer entries were paraded in the national show. Judge Doug Satree, Montague, Texas evaluated the 68 Gelbvieh females, 40 Gelbvieh bulls, 63 Balancer females and 45 Balancer bulls. Claiming the honors of national grand champion […]

2015 Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch 26th Annual Bull Sale

March 7, 2015 Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Canada Sale Average: 89 Purebred Yearling Gelbvieh Bulls……….$7,006 Repeat buyers, new buyers, and a record cattle market made for a fantastic sale event for Davidson Gelbvieh, Vernon and Eileen Davidson; and Lonesome Dove Ranch, Ross and Tara Davidson and family of Ponteix, Saskatchewan Canada. They recently hosted their 26thAnnual bull sale at the ranch with a grand crowd in the stands, on the phone and on the Internet! Fresh genetics from this sale will be incorporated in herds across North America.                High selling lots were: DVE 21B selling for […]

Genetic Power Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bull Sale

March 14, 2015 Springfield Livestock Marketing Center Springfield, Missouri Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported By: Rebecca Mettler Sale Average 128 Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls……………………$4,294 J Bar M Gelbvieh, J&K Gelbvieh and Hilltop Farms joined together and provided an impressive set of bulls for the Genetic Power Gelbvieh and Balancer Bull Sale. Buyers gathered from nine states to take advantage of the group of bulls assembled at the southwest Missouri sale. The top selling bull of the sale was Lot 64, JKGF B300. The purebred Gelbvieh, homozygous black, homozygous polled son of DCSF Post Rock Granite 200P2 […]

Seedstock Plus Showcase Sale VI & 3rd Annual Customer Appreciation Sale

Lathrop, Mo. 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 […]

Seedstock Plus Showcase Sale VII & 4th Annual Customer Appreciation Sale

Kingsville Livestock Auction Kingsville, Mo. Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by: John Burbank 1          Pick of Herd    $4,000 1          Flush    $3,600 4          Spring Pairs      $3,388 21        Spring Breds    $2,082 15        Fall Pairs/Breds            $2,242 23        Open Heifers   $1,727 65        Total Lots        $2,127 Even in the midst of one of the worst droughts on record, the Seedstock Plus Showcase and Customer Appreciation Sale was a solid event. The quality was deep in the offering, with spring and fall pairs and breds selling on par year over year. Open heifers posted over a $300 per head higher average compared to last year’s […]

29th Annual ND Gelbvieh Association Golden Rule Sale

Mandan, N.D. Auctioneer: Ronn Cunningham Sale Manager: Mitchel Marketing Services Reported by: Frank Padilla 32           Bulls       $3,650 16           Bred Heifers       $3,138 12           Open Heifers     $2,350 The 29th Annual North Dakota Gelbvieh Association Golden Rule Sale was held the last Monday in January at Kist Livestock in Mandan, N.D. A total of 60 bulls and females were consigned by 19 North Dakota Gelbvieh Association members. As the first North Dakota Gelbvieh and Balancer® sale of the spring sale season, this sale sets the pace for breeder sales in the state throughout the coming weeks and months. Topping the sale was Lot […]

Prairie Hills Gelbvieh Production Sale

Gladstone, N.D. Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: Brian Rogers 30           Bulls       $3,410 6              Purebred Open Heifers    $2,175 4              Commercial Open Heifers   $1,238 A great crowd was on hand to witness the return of the annual Prairie Hills Gelbvieh production sale. The Sickler family has built their program on outcross Gelbvieh genetics with performance and style. The sale was held via video auction in the newly built Prairie Hills Gelbvieh sale facility. Topping the sale was Lot 15, PHG Roughneck Z23, a homozygous black, double polled, February 25, 2012 son of DVE Davidson Payday 59W and a PHG Fighting […]

Gustin’s Diamond D Gelbvieh Annual Production Sale

Mandan, N.D. Reported by: Brian Rogers 76           Gelbvieh and Balancer® Bulls      $4,317 8              Balancer Bred Heifers    $2,825 Gustin’s Diamond D Gelbvieh of Mandan, N.D., celebrated their 30 years of breeding Gelbvieh seedstock with an outstanding production sale. The sale was held at the ranch on a snowy day in late February. An excellent crowd was on hand to take home the stout, performance bred, Gelbvieh and Balancer® bulls offered by Gustins. The top selling bull was DDGR 172Z. He is an April 3, 2013 homozygous black, homozygous polled, purebred son of JKGF W95. After active bidding, Prairie Hills Gelbvieh, Gladstone, […]

12th Annual Open House and Bull Sale

March 7, 2015 Wolcott, Indiana Reported By: W. Mark Hilton Sale Averages: Balancers……….$5,236 Calving ease Angus……….$5,266 SimAngus……….$5,350 Midwest Beef Cattle Consultants, West Lafayette, IN  and Brooks Farms, Inc., Wolcott, IN  teamed up with Ertel Cattle Co., Greentop, MO and Unsicker Farms, Peoria, IL to host their 12th Annual Open House and Bull Sale. Lazy TV Watchman W021 sons dominated the high sellers due to buyers’ want for balanced EPDs. Top selling bull at $6,100 was ERTL Dr. Roy B46. This Watchman sired Balancer was out of MBCC Joyce 6X and sold to repeat buyer Joe Melton, DVM, Harrison, Arkansas. Dr. […]

Bluegrass Gelbvieh/Balancer® Invitational Bull Sale

Mt. Sterling, Ky. Auctioneer: Todd Barlow Sale Manager: Slaughter Sale Management 40           Bulls       $3,098 A great crowd was on hand for the first Bluegrass Gelbvieh/Balancer® Invitational Bull Sale in Mt. Sterling, Ky., on March 23, 2013. The sale offered 40 outstanding Gelbvieh and Balancer bulls from 11 consignors. Good demand for the Gelbvieh and Balancer genetics was evident in the $3,098 average. Topping the sale at $9,500 was Lot 34, Bar None Mr. Maverick 230Z, consigned by Bar None Ranch. This homozygous polled, double black, late January Maverick son was a crowd favorite weighing in at 1,540 pounds just before […]

20th Annual Central Montana Gelbvieh and Angus Genetics Bull Sale

March 21, 2015 Lewistown, Montana Auctioneer: Kyle Shobe Reported By: Don Danell Sale Averages: 4 Gelbvieh Bulls…………. $7,938 15 Balancer® Bulls…….. $5,850 15 Angus Bulls…………….$5,350 Total 34 Bulls……………….$5,934 We would all like to thank our loyal customers, friends, and neighbors for their continued support these past 20 years!  Sale day was unusually pleasant this year and we enjoyed a great turnout. Lot 13 – JOB DANELL Choco 53B topped the sale at $14,000  full possession and half semen interest purchased by  Doug Hille at Chimney Butte Ranch in Mandan, North Dakota.  Choco is a homozygous polled, homozygous black purebred Gelbvieh […]

2015 Spring Bluegrass Gelbvieh Invitational

March 28, 2015 Mt. Sterling, KY Auctioneer: Todd Barlow Sale Management: Slaughter Sale Management Sale Average: $5,003 Sale Gross: $203,250 This spring’s Bluegrass Invitational saw the best attendance ever in its 11-year history.  This year’s event combined the bulls and females into one sale.  Once again, consignors brought an outstanding set of Gelbvieh and Balancer genetics.    Quality ran deep for the bulls and females.  21 bulls averaged $5,290 while 19 females averaged $4,687.  Both averages were sale records.  High selling bull – Lot 3, Bar None Mr. Impact 414B consigned by Bar None Gelbvieh.  Purchased by Larry P & Sunny […]

Bluegrass Gelbvieh Invitational

Mt. Sterling, Ky. Auctioneer: Todd Barlow Sale Manager: Slaughter Sale Management Submitted by: David Slaughter Cow/Calf Pairs   $3,416 Bred Heifers       $2,145 Sale Average      $2,854 Beautiful spring weather in Mt. Sterling, Ky., made for a great weekend to host the 15th Annual Bluegrass Gelbvieh Invitational. An outstanding set of top quality females were presented by nine consignors from across the southeast.   Topping the sale was Lot 15/15A, Ms. Highlight 190Y ET and her heifer calf, consigned by Larry P & Sunny D Farms. This two year old, homozygous polled, full sister to GBNR Captain 42X was a crowd favorite. Circle B Gelbvieh outlasted several bidders to own this […]

Seedstock Plus Showcase Sale VIII & 5th Annual Customer Appreciation Sale

Kingsville, Mo. Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by: John Burbank 3              Pick of Herd        $4,983 2              Pregnant Recips               $3,000 1              Flush     $2,800 6              Spring Pairs         $3,716 23           Spring Breds       $2,500 15           Fall Pairs/Breds$2,893 23           Open Heifers     $1,808 78           Total Lots             $2,620 A beautiful September day was the backdrop for a very solid sale for the breeders of Seedstock Plus and the customers that participated. All the females sold at a brisk pace with the sale averages up significantly over last year. Cattle sold to 39 buyers in 11 states. Prior to the sale start a complimentary beef brisket meal, catered by […]

Seedstock Plus Fall Bull Sale

Carthage, Missouri Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by: John Burbank 75           Balancer® Bulls  $4,110 45           Gelbvieh Bulls   $3,970 3              Southern Balancer® – Hybrid Bulls             $3,083 2              Angus Bulls         $2,650 125         Overall Bulls       $4,012 Seedstock Plus hosted another successful sale with their annual Fall Bull Sale. There were 149 registered buyers, of which 84 bought, with bulls selling into 12 states. All the bulls sold at a rapid pace to new and repeat customers that bid aggressively on this quality offering. The sale averages increased over $500 per head over last year’s sale. Sale Highlights Include: Lot 129: A homozygous black purebred […]

NAILE Eastern National Gelbvieh & Balancer Sale

Louisville, Ky Auctioneer: Todd Barlow Sale Manager: Slaughter Sale Management Reported by: David Slaughter Sale Average      $4,735 A great crowd gathered on November 18 at New Market Hall in Louisville, Ky., for the 2013 NAILE Showcase Gelbvieh & Balancer® Sale. The sale was part of an event-packed week for Gelbvieh breeders. The sale offered outstanding quality with many taking class and division champion honors at the prestigious NAILE Gelbvieh and Balancer Show.  Lot 7 was a flush opportunity in CIRS Eye Candy 2101Z offered by Pleasant Meadows Farms. This proved to be an outstanding genetic package as she was named reserve grand champion Gelbvieh female in […]

Saskatoon Gelbvieh 13th Annual Bull and Female Sale

Saskatoon, SK Auctioneer: Don Savage Sale Manager: Don Savage Auctions Reported by: Don Savage Purebred Bulls       $3,702 Purebred Heifer     $1,685 The 13th Annual Saskatoon Gelbvieh Bull and Female Sale was again very successful. With a three-day blizzard across much of western Canada the sale was postponed until the following day, giving everyone a little extra time to dig out through the snow drifts. Cattle presented by Fir River Livestock, Stone Gate Farm and the Davidsons were considered to be some of the best. Due to the blizzard the Davidson cattle did not arrive but were sold […]

2014 Breeder’s Choice Gelbvieh Heifer Futurity Results

The Breeder’s Choice Gelbvieh Futurity Heifer was initiated to increase participation in the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) Gelbvieh show and to identify outstanding female genetics within the breed. The annual futurity is held in November each year, during the NAILE Gelbvieh show in Louisville, Kentucky. The futurity winners are selected by scored balloting of the futurity members present and not by the show judge. The owners of the top five placing heifers receive cash prizes based upon the futurity membership and entry fees received, less all costs, expenses and administrative fees associated with conducting the futurity. One futurity member […]

National Gelbvieh and Balancer® Sale

January 11, 2015 Denver, Colorado Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Auctioneer: Doak Lambert Sale Averages 1          Herd Sire                     $25,000 7          Females                      $9,857 9          Buyer Picks                 $12,277 1          Flush                            $4,500 46        Semen Packages      $1,500             Total Lots Grossed     $289,500 The National Gelbvieh and Balancer®  Sale drew in a packed house to Livestock Center Auction Arena in the Yards held in conjunction with the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado on January 11, 2015. The sale featured an impressive lineup of females, the winner of the Breeder’s Choice Gelbvieh Bull Futurity and numerous breeder picks. […]

North Dakota Gelbvieh Association’s Golden Rule Sale

January 26, 2015 Kist Livestock Mandan, North Dakota Auctioneer:  Jay Elfeldt Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: Rebecca Mettler Sale Averages: 27 Bulls                      $5,046 16 Bred Heifers         $4,578 6 Open Females         $2,475 This year marked the 31st Annual North Dakota Gelbvieh Association’s Golden Rule Sale held in Mandan, North Dakota. The sale comprised of 48 total lots from 18 Gelbvieh and Balancer® breeders. The top selling bull was Lot 33, WOHL VIGGO B14, consigned by Wohl Farms, Baldwin, North Dakota. He’s the March 7, 2014 born, black, homozygous polled 75 percent Balancer son of JKGF IMPACT Y353. Schroeder Ranch […]

Taubenheim Gelbvieh 25th Annual Production Sale

February 2, 2015 Amherst, Nebraska Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Reported by: Justin Taubenheim Sale Averages 20           Purebred Bulls    $5,638 72           Balancer® Bulls  $7,386 43           Bred Females      $3,233 29           Open Females     $1,992   Taubenheim Gelbvieh, Amherst, Nebraska, held their 25th annual production sale February 2, 2015 at the ranch. A cool morning with a little snow on the ground led up to a great sale. The offering of stout and powerful bulls, and easy keeping females made a lot of friends on sale day. TAU Sniper 96B, a homozygous black and homozygous polled son of TAU Top Gun 292Y […]

Seedstock Plus North Missouri Bull Sale

February 28, 2015 Kingsville Livestock Market Kingsville, MO Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported By: John Burbank 10        Angus Bulls                             $4,475 119      Balancer® Bulls                                   $5,770 52        Gelbvieh Bulls                        $5,285 171      Overall Bulls                            $5,576 The well established Seedstock Plus North Missouri Bull Sale was another successful event with a packed crowd of new and repeat customers purchasing an outstanding set of bulls backed by the most comprehensive data and customer service in the industry. A larger offering this year saw every bull through the ring selling at a $1250 higher average than last year. There were 180 registered buyers of which […]

Overmiller Gelbvieh and Red Angus

February 21, 2015 Auctioneer: Matt Printz Reported by: Kelly Overmiller Sale Averages Gelbvieh/Balancer® Fall Bulls        $6,000 Gelbvieh/Balancer Spring Bulls     $5,010 Gelbvieh/Balancer Bulls                  $5,234 Commercial Red Open Heifers       $2,698 Commercial Black Open Heifers     $2,296 66 Commercial Open Heifers          $2,500 A nice February day and the largest crowd ever was on hand for the annual Overmiller Gelbvieh and Red Angus Production Sale. The high selling Gelbvieh and Balancer® bulls were as follows. Lot 33: A double black 63 percent son of 3G EZ Money found many admires and was the first bull to bring $8,500. He […]

Little Windy Hill Farms 7th Annual You-Pick-Em Bull and Female Sale

Max Meadows, Va. Reported by: William McIntosh 23           Bulls       $5,023 11           Fall Cow-Calf Pairs           $2,995 1              Spring Bred Cow               $2,400 8              Fall Open Heifers             $1,632 Approximately 125 progressive cattlemen attended the 7th Annual You-Pick-Em Bull and Female Sale hosted by Little Windy Hill Farms. The sale was held on November 16, 2013 at the farm in Max Meadows, Va. Cattlemen were there to bid on an excellent set of Gelbvieh and Balancer® bulls and females. The sale offering featured several homozygous black, homozygous polled, AI quality herd sires. High selling Balancer bull was Lot 12, LWHF Full Impact 587Z. He is […]

Judd Ranch Inc. 37th Bull Sale

March 7, 2015 Pomona, KS Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Reported By: Roger Gatz Sale Averages 48 Black Polled Purebred Fall Yearling Bulls          $9,141 58 Red Polled Purebred Fall Yearling Bulls            $7,246 46 Black Polled Balancer Fall Yearling Bulls          $8,570 11 Red Polled Balancer Fall Yearling Bulls             $6,841 1 Purebred 1A Red Angus Fall Yearling Bull           $5,750 21 Black Polled Purebred Spring Yearling Bulls    $7,810 26 Red Polled Purebred Spring Yearling Bulls       $7,494 29 Black Polled Balancer Spring Yearling Bulls     $7,681 11 Red Polled Balancer Spring Yearling Bulls        $7,341 13 Purebred 1A Red Angus Spring Yearling Bulls $6,135 264 Total Bulls                                                               $7,865 […]

2014 NAILE Showcase Gelbvieh & Balancer Sale

Auctioneer – Todd Barlow Sale Management – Slaughter Sale Management Sale Average $6,200 Reported By – David Slaughter An enthusiastic crowd gathered on November 17 at New Market Hall in Louisville, KY for the 2014 NAILE Showcase Gelbvieh & Balancer Sale. The sale was part of an event packed week for Gelbvieh breeders. The sale once again offered outstanding quality. Leading off the sale was Lot 5, Carolina 3341A, consigned by C Cross Cattle company.  Carolina 3341A is a homozygous black, homozygous polled Carolina Exclusive daughter whose dam was a sale feature in the C Cross Top 100 Sale.  Her eye appeal, pedigree […]

Seedstock Plus South Missouri Bull Sale

Carthage, Mo. Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by: John Burbank 105         Balancer® Bulls  $4,528 49           Gelbvieh Bulls   $4,123 8              Angus Bulls         $3,319 162         Overall Bulls       $4,346 The well established Seedstock Plus South Missouri Bull Sale was another successful event with a packed crowd of new and repeat customers purchasing an outstanding set of bulls backed by the most comprehensive data in the industry. A larger offering this year saw every bull through the ring selling at a $900 greater average than last year. There were 195 registered buyers of which 108 purchased bulls representing 16 states. Sale highlights include: Lot 492, […]

30th Annual North Dakota Golden Rule Sale

Mandan, ND Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Sale Manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Reported by: Kirby Goettsch 26           Bulls       $3,869 14           Bred Heifers       $3,071 12           Open Heifers     $2,313 Top Selling Bulls: Lot 27: $8,250 for 2/3 interest and full possession, SRGG SRGG Alban 328A, March 30, 2013, WOHL Otto X7 x WMW Hugo 27H, consigned by SR Graveley Gelbvieh, Avon, Mont., sold to Dudley Ranch, Jensen, Utah. Lot 17: $8,200 for 2/3 interest and full possession, BGRG BGRG Ranger XP 01A, March 4, 2013, JBOB Carolina Power x VAA Leachman New Day 205B, consigned by Bohrer Gelbvieh Ranch, Stanton, N.D., sold to Steve […]

Overmiller Gelbvieh and Red Angus Production Sale

Smith Center, Kan. Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Reported by: Kelly Overmiller 31           Gelbvieh & Balancer Bulls             $4,526 20           Red Angus Bulls                $6,008 51           Total Bulls            $5,107 4              Red Angus Open Heifers              $3,600 2              Balancer Open Heifers   $2,050 35           Group Open Heifers       $1,882 A break in the weather led to a beautiful day and a large crowd at the Overmiller Gelbvieh and Red Angus annual production sale. The sale was held at the ranch in Smith Center, Kan., on the third Saturday in February. Lot 2, OVER At Ease 510A, had created a pre-sale buzz and the excitement carried into the auction […]

Prairie Hills Gelbvieh Power on the Prairie Annual Bull Sale

Gladstone, ND Auctioneer: Jay Elfeldt Sale manager: Mitchell Marketing Service Written by: Jennifer Scharpe 34           Bulls       $4,515 9              Open Heifers     $1,917 Prairie Hills Gelbvieh held their annual Power on the Prairie bull sale on February 15 at the ranch, north of Dickinson, N.D. The sale featured an outstanding selection of Gelbvieh bulls and a few elite replacement heifers. Cattle sold to buyers across the Midwest and Canada. The top selling bull was Lot 2, PHG Prairie Ablaze A01. He is a double polled, double black, purebred Gelbvieh bull born February 13, 2013. He was sired by DVE Davidson Payday 59W […]

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic Balancer®/Gelbvieh Sale

Kearney, Neb. Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Reported by: Ronette Bush-Heinrich 13           Bulls       $3,308 12           Heifers$3,675 25           Total Lots Grossed           $87,100 The 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic Balancer®/Gelbvieh Show and Sale was held Thursday, February 20 in Kearney, Neb. Thirteen bulls and 12 females participated in this year’s sale. Judge was Les Jones of Wills Point, Texas, and the auctioneer was Tracy Harl of Kearney, Neb. Taking home grand champion Balancer/Gelbvieh bull and high selling honors went to Lot 10, BARG Victory 40A ET, consigned by Barwick Gelbvieh of Orleans, Neb. This bull is a January 24, 2013 son of SAV Pioneer 7301 […]

Gustin’s Diamond D Gelbvieh Annual Production Sale

Mandan, ND Reported by: Dennis Gustin 72           Bulls       $4,537 12           Bred Heifers       $3,308 Top Selling Bulls: DDGR 1A at $11,500, black purebred Gelbvieh by DCSF Post Rock Granite 200P2 x RHRT Independence L19 to Hojer Gelbvieh, Lake Preston, S.D. DDGR 192A at $9,750, homozygous black Balancer by JCB Lazy TV Answer W280 x ELK CK Rimfire 173S to Kirby Steichen, Goodrich, N.D. DDGR 74A at $7,000, red, homozygous polled purebred Gelbvieh by DVE Davidson Mr Dakota 151X x JRI Heavy Equipment 125M3 to the Eslinger Brothers, Elgin, N.D. DDGR 87A at $7,000, homozygous black Balancer by S A V Iron […]

Seedstock Plus North Missouri Bull Sale

Kingsville, Mo. Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by: John Burbank 97           Balancer® Bulls  $4,420 25           Gelbvieh Bulls   $4,170 7              Angus Bulls         $3,580 129         Overall Bulls       $4,325 The well established Seedstock Plus North Missouri Bull sale was another successful event with a packed crowd of new and repeat customers purchasing an outstanding set of bulls backed by the most comprehensive data in the industry. A slightly larger offering this year saw every bull through the ring selling at a $650 greater average than last year. There were 152 registered buyers, of which 85 buyers from 12 states purchased bulls. Sale highlights include: […]

Grund Beef Genetics 18th Annual Bull Sale

Oakley, Kan. Auctioneer: Garren Walrod Reported by: Jerry Grund 50           Balancer®and Gelbvieh Bulls      $4,680 9              Angus and Red Angus Bulls          $3750 7              Balancer Heifers               $2,321 Grund Beef Genetics held their 18th annual bull sale on February 26, 2014. The day was brisk but much better than the below freezing temperatures the area had been experiencing. Top selling bull was ELC Top Tier sired by GRU Impact 850X, who brought $6,250. This bull had breed leading EPDs with terrific ultrasound. Another top selling bull was GRU Double Check, who was sired by Final Answer out of a full sister to GRU Good Stuff, […]

23rd Annual Oklahoma Gelbvieh Association Sooner Select Sale

McAlester, Okla. Auctioneer: Joel Birdwell Sale managed by: Randy Gallaway Reported by: Randy Gallaway 26           Yearling Bulls      $3,920 5              Long Yearling Bulls           $3,920 3              Cow-Calf Pairs   $3,466 4              Bred Females    $2,525 8              Open Heifers     $2,094 2              Futurity Heifers                $3,650 6              Commercial Heifers        $1,795 51           Total Lots             $3,515 Top Selling Bulls: Lot 23, MDR Silver Bandit 3504A ET, a March 14, 2013, 50 percent Balancer® son of DCSF Post Rock Silver 233U1 and R&L Miss Bandolier 504 was consigned by Dobson Ranch of Kaw City, Okla. He sold to Martin Cattle Co., of Judsonia, Ark., for $6,200 for half semen […]

Lemke Cattle 9th Annual Bull Sale

February 3rd, 2015 Lawrence, Nebraska Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Reported by: Randy Lemke Sale Average: $6,882 A large crowd filled the sale facility at the ranch. Bidding was solid and steady as was the quality of the bulls from the beginning to the end of the sale. Topping the sale at $12,500 was lot 32 sold to Bill Davidson in Kansas. LEM Epic 481, a purebred Red Angus powerhouse heifer bull sired by Epic 397K combined phenotype, power and top EPDs with a 72 pound birth 758 pound WW, 1222 YW,14.3 REA, 4.02% IMF and 39.5 scrotal. Lot 1 , LEM […]

Plateau Gelbvieh

February 27, 2015 Livestock Exchange, LLC Brush, Colorado Auctioneer: John Korrey Sale Average: $5,616 Lot 1 PLA Full Throtle 1B is an OGSG Yes Man 523Y son out of PLA Miss Focus 024X ET. This homozygous black, homozygous polled bull sold for $9,000 to Tim Bond of Lodgepole, Nebraska. Lot 8, PLA Jolt 8B was another high seller and sold to Matt Baker of Snyder, Colorado for $9,000. This Balancer bull is sired by RTRT Flat Iron 305Z and out of Barbara of Plattemere 310. Lot 4, PLA Wired 4B was the next high seller going for $8,750 to Mike […]

Seedstock Plus South Missouri Bull Sale

March 28, 2015 Joplin Regional Stockyards Carthage, MO Auctioneer: Jeremy Anstine Reported by: John Burbank 13        Angus Bulls                             $3,800 125      Balancer® Bulls                                   $5,184 71        Gelbvieh Bulls                        $5,032 209      Overall Bulls                            $5,047 The Seedstock Plus South Missouri Bull Sale was another successful event with a packed crowd of new and repeat customers purchasing an outstanding set of bulls backed by the most comprehensive data and customer service in the industry. A 30 percent larger offering this year saw every bull through the ring selling at a $700 higher average than last year. There were 200+ registered buyers of which […]

“Seedstock Plus Southwest Feed Efficiency & Cow-Maker Bull Sale” at Bar T Bar Ranch

April 11, 2015 Meteor Crater, Arizona Auctioneer: Justin Stout 51 Calving Ease Bulls……….$7,470 63 Balancers………$6,135 35 Southern Balancers………$5,700 5 Angus……….$5,600 154 Bulls……….$6,461 A beautiful spring day brought over 250 people to the Prosser family's first bull sale to be held on the ranch.  In fact, it is thought to be the first bull sale to be held on any ranch in Arizona since John Wayne dispersed his famous 26 Bar Herefords in 1986, 29 years ago.  Visitors had an opportunity to eat and watch the sunset at the Meteor Crater the evening before, followed by a lively session with Trent […]

JUdd Ranch 25th Annual Cow Power Female Sale

October 10, 2015 Pomona, Kansas Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Reported by: Roger Gatz Sale Averages 7 Purebred Gelbvieh Bred Heifers                            $3,957 7 Balancer Bred Heifers                                                 $4,064 7 Red Angus Bred Heifers                                             $4,200 12 Purebred Gelbvieh Fall Bred Females                               $4,466 5 Balancer Fall Bred Females                                       $4,250 1 Red Angus Fall Bred Female                                     $4,000 19 Purebred Gelbvieh Bred Females                       $4,565 11 Balancer Bred Females                                            $4,795 2 Red Angus Bred Females                                          $4,750 2 Purebred Gelbvieh Spring Heifer Calves             $3,375 6 Balancer Spring Heifer Calves                                  $4,063 28 Purebred Fall Open Heifers                                   $3,164 11 Balancer Fall Open Heifers                                     $3,163   118 Lots                                                                                $3,966