A large crowd from Texas and Oklahoma was on hand bidding on high quality replacement females and bulls. Leading off the bull offering was the awarded “Best of Sale” Angus bull from Waters Angus Ranch, Iowa Park, TX. This Exar Titelist sired son sold for $4,200 to F-Bar Ranch from Gainesville, TX.
Next high selling bull was a 20 month old son of Sedgwicks 004 also consigned by Waters Angus selling to Jeffrey Tinney, Whitesboro, TX for $4,200.
The top selling and “Best of Sale” pen of cow calf pairs where consigned by Flying J Ranch #7, Dexter, TX. The popular group of Brangus cross 1st calf heifers with Angus calves at side sold to Thomas Donovan, Argyle, TX for $3,500 ea. Following Flying J’s pen was a nice set of Angus cross females with Angus calves at side from Rudy Schumacher, Era, TX selling to Edward Pick, Muenster, TX for $3,400 ea.
MK Ranch, Era, TX topped the bred heifer offering with the “Best of Sale” pen of Angus-Hereford cross females selling to Edward Pick for $3,300 ea.
Classic Genetics, Ardmore, OK sold a powerful set of Angus-Hereford cross super baldies to Edward Pick, Muenster, for $2,950 ea.
Payne Ranch, Telephone, TX sold Brangus-Angus cross baldy heifers to Craig Falco, Whitesboro, TX for $2,500 ea.
Bred cows sold strong with the top set from Rudy Schumacher selling for $2,600 ea. to Michael Hinsley, Sadler, TX.
Finishing up the sale was the open heifer division. Past consignor Schoenig Land & Cattle Co., Honey Grove, TX sold purebred Brangus Heifers to Michael Hinsley for $1,975 ea.
SanDee Ridge Farms, Dexter, TX finished strong with a super nice set of Angus-Hereford cross females selling to Ricky Wilson, Decatur, TX for $1,850 ea.
Top volume buyer was Kenny Merchant, Coppell, TX.
Top selling Hereford bulls; IMR 9038W Advance 3051A born on 03/06/2013 was bought by Brianard Cattle Co., LLC, Pampa, TX for $8000. IMR 9038W Advance 3059A born on 03/08/2013 was sired by IMR 408 Harland 9038 ET was bought by Huff Ranch, Allison, TX for $8000.
Top selling Angus bulls: IMR 0018X Upward 3019A born on 02/23/2013 was bought by Nix Cattle Co., Canadian, TX for $7500. IMR 0018X Upward 3035A born on 03/01/2013 was sired by IMR Upward 0018X. He was bought by Elmore Ranch, Allison, TX for $7000.
Top selling Hereford females: IMR 8542 Dominette 3100A born on 03/21/2013 bought by Harrison Cattle, Arapaho, OK for $10,000. IMR 8521 L1 Dominette 0096X born on 04/20/2010 was sired by JA L1 Domino 8521U. She was bought by Ryan Bullinger, Henrietta, TX for $6000.
Sale Managers: Schacher Auction Services and Layton Auction and Marketing
The inaugural event for Iron Lake Ranch was a huge success selling cattle to 33 buyers in 9 states. The top selling lot was Lot 9, ILR Iron Lady 366A, an 10/11/2013 daughter of NJW 73S M326 Trust 100W ET. She sold to Ehlke Herefords, Townsend, MT for $20,000.
Lot 13, ILR CCC SR 88X Lady 430B ET, a 2/13/2014 daughter of NJW 98S R117 Ribeye 88X ET and a full sister to the heifer that Iron Lake Ranch, Churchill Cattle Company and Stuber Ranch are donating to the Hereford Youth Foundation, was the second high selling lot going to Bobby Lide’s Triple L Ranch, Mexia, TX for $15,000. Also selling for $15,000 was lot 42, ILR KJ M326 Iron Lady 344A ET a 4/9/2013 daughter of KCF Bennett 3008 M326. She sold to Glen Barrilleaux, Oakwood, TX. He also purchased lot 16, ILR Iron Lady 412B a 1/30/2014 daughter of H H Perfect Timing 0150 ET for $11,000.
Colyer Herefords, Bruneau, ID purchased Lot 10B, ILR KJ Lady Vicky 358A ET for $11,000.
Tops: Randy Stephens, Comanche, TX purchased an HH Advance 7095T son for $11,000. Diamond S Land & Cattle, Comanche, TX purchased a MH Monument 689 son for $11,000. The Altman Ranch, Lubbock, TX purchased a HH Monument 689 son for $10,000.
Dale Holly, Muldoon, TX purchased a S R Top Deck 709W son for $10,000. Diamond S Land & Cattle purchased a W4 S025 Domino W773 son for $10,000.
Wilson Scaling, Henrietta, TX purchased a UPS Domino 5216 son for $9750. Diamond S Land & Cattle purchased a HH Advance 7095 son for $9750. Dale Holly purchased a F Vision 908 son for $9750.
Everett Ranch, Houston, TX purchased a CL1 Domino 525R son for $9500. Fisher Farms, Floresville, TX purchased a DB Monument 6037 son for $9500. Bird Ranch, Midland, TX purchased a CL1 Domino 525R son for $9500. KLW Ranch, Yoahum, TX purchased a DB Monument 6037 son for $9250. Bonchase Cattle, Shreveport, LA purchased a TP Mr Diamond 004 son for $9000.
The high-selling bull, L Bar 2401, sold to Doyle and Dorothy Sanders of Double D Bar Beefmasters for $11,000. This awesome young herd sire prospect is the son of L Bar Essential and goes back to L Bar Automatic on the cow side. He was the overall performer in the offering.
Volume buyers included: Alamo Ranch, NM -15, Lykes Brothers, FL – 14; The Wedgeworth Family, TX – 12, A. Duda and Sons, FL – 9. Other volume buyers included Wingate Ranch – TX, Philip Henigan – TX, Jones Ranch – TX and Matt Rudnianyn - FL.
The sale was dedicated to the company founders, Laurie and Annette Lasater, who are retiring after 50 years of incredibly innovative leadership and service.
Current Isa president, Lorenzo Lasater, represents the 3rd generation of the family dedicated to breeding performance Beefmaster genetics. The breed was founded by Lorenzo’s grandfather, Tom Lasater, in 1937.