March 7, 2015
Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Canada
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 $21,000 to Golden Buckle Gelbvieh of North Dakota. This red, homozygous polled, stout made son of Hoss had earlier claimed Reserve Grand Bull awards at Farmfair International.
DVE 82B selling for $21,000 to repeat buyers Lawson Farms of Missouri. Curve bending performance coupled with staunch eye appeal made this red bull a stand out!
DVE 91B selling for $15,500 to repeat buyers Diamond D Gelbvieh of North Dakota. This heterozygous black, homozygous polled bull stood first in class at the 2015 NWSS and is a son of PHG Black Mas Z13.
DVE 12B selling for $15,000 to repeat buyers Twisted T Gelbvieh of Saskatchewan. This red, homozygous polled, growing machine is backed by a strong maternal line.
DVE 72B selling for $14,500 to repeat buyers the Meng Cattle Co. of Kansas. This solid, 2015 NWSS Futurity Bull Runner up bull is heterozygous black and homozygous polled.
DVE 56B selling for $13,500 to repeat buyers HMR Gelbvieh of Alberta. He is a red, Dandy sired, friendly brute with a moderate birth weight.
DVE 127B selling for $13,500 to repeat buyer Harlow Otto of Alberta. Homozygous polled and black, this long sided, thick bull, a son of Secret Weapon is all set to work for this commercial program.
DRT 93B selling for $13,000 to repeat buyers the Smithers Land and Cattle crew of Alberta. This well put together herd sire elect, had earlier claimed the Senior Bull Championship at the Canadian Western Agribition.
The next 4 bulls each sold for $11,000. DVE 130B sold to repeat buyers, Black Cow Farms of Kansas; DVE 42B to Duke Cattle Co. of Alberta and DVE 92B and DVE 124B to repeat buyers, the Hillcrest Colony of Saskatchewan.
DVE13B sold to Black Cow Farm and DVE 176B sold to repeat buyers K&K Ringrose of Saskatchewan, each sold for $10,500.
Dallas Farr paid $10,000 for DVE 126B. The winning bid was also $10,000 for DVE 152B who was sold to Spring River Cattle Co of Alberta.
Volume bull buyers purchasing five bulls were repeat buyers The Hillcrest Colony. Walper Ranch of Alberta, Pat Armstrong of Saskatchewan and Dallas Farr of Nebraska were also repeat buyers, each taking home four bulls.
The 27thAnnual bull sale to be held Saturday March 5th, 2016.