The last day of the Fort Worth Stock Show, February 8th marked the setting for the 27th Annual Fort Worth Stock Show Invitational Commercial Female Show and Sale. This year’s 27th anniversary sale had a capacity crowd that was on hand to watch as $11,000 in prize money being awarded to ten champions and up to 6 places in each division. Sponsors for this year’s sale included: Lone Star Ag Credit, Fort Worth, TX; Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show, Fort Worth, TX; The Weekly Livestock Reporter, Fort Worth, TX; The Quintin Little Company, Inc., Ardmore, OK; Hillwood Land and Cattle, Fort Worth, TX; Diane McFarland Cornwall Memorial Scholarship, Fort Worth, TX; Y-Tex Corp., Cody, WY; Novartis, Tulia, TX; Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas, Lockhart, TX; Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Fort Worth, TX; Purina Mills, Inc., Fort Worth, TX; Animal Health International, Inc., Stephenville, TX; Texoma Nutritional Ag Products, Sherman, TX; Elanco, Austin, TX; Boehringer Ingleheim Vet Medica, Inc., Weatherford, TX; T-Bone’s Custom Creations, Bonham, TX; Ag Workers Insurance, Fort Worth, TX; Red Chain Feeds, Gorman, TX; Iron Lake Ranch, Athens, TX; Scott Riddle, Riddle Ranch, Hubbard, TX; ABS Global, Charles & Norma Rollins, Aledo, TX; American Brahman Breeder’s Assn., Houston, TX.
In addition to prize money the Commercial Heifer Sale awarded nine $1000 scholarships. Pictures and results can be seen on pages 26 and 27 of this issue.
Grand champion pen and all other Brahman was consigned by MK Ranch, Era, TX. There were eleven super baldy heavy bred heifers heavy bred to Angus bulls. They brought $3100 and went to Outback Ranch LLC owned by the Warren Family, Millican, TX.
Reserve grand champion overall and champion English crosses were consigned by Big Creek Ranch, Lenapah, OK, first time consignor. They were ten Angus heifers with calves at side and brought $3300 and went to Lynn Melton, Grand Saline, TX.
Reserve champion English consigned by Bell Ranch Division of Silver Spur, Salono, NM. Was eleven Red Angus heavy bred heifers with four calves at side. They brought $3700 and went to Albert Sulak, Itaska, TX.
Champion Exotics consigned by Griswold Cattle Co., Stillwater, OK was eleven Maine-Simi cross heavy bred heifers with eight calves at side. They brought $3600 and went to Brendt and Kevin Holt, Gruver, TX.
Reserved champion Exotics consigned by Tuell Cattle Co., Eckley, CO was ten Charolais cross heavy bred heifers. They brought $2900 and went to Ronnie Wilson, Vernon, TX.
Reserve champion all other Brahman consigned by MK Ranch, Era, TX was ten Brangus super baldies heavy bred to Angus bulls and they went to repeat customer Sanderson Ranch, Post, TX.
Reserve champion black Brahman crosses consigned by Hillwood Land & Cattle, Co., Fort Worth, TX were eleven Brangus pairs with three-month-old calves at side. They brought $3650 and went to David Markwardt, St. Jo, TX.
Champion Black Brahmans consigned by Hillwood Land & Cattle, Co., Fort Worth, TX were eleven heavy bred Brangus heifers. They went to repeat customer Todd Garrett, Midlothian, TX.
Reserve champion Brafords consigned by Diamond H Cattle Co., Brenham, TX were ten Golden Certified F1 Tigerstripes with ten four-month-old calves at side. They went to Robert Perkins, Weatherford, TX.
Champion Brafords consigned by Jud Little Ranches, Ardmore, OK was twelve Tigerstripe pairs with big calves at side. They brought $3500 and went to Bob Mitchell, Terrell, TX.
Other top selling lots included, JM Cattle Co., Gause, TX with ten Super Brangus Baldies pairs that had 60-day old calves at side. They brought $3700 and went to repeat customer Jerry Pettijohn, Fort Worth, TX.
Flying G Ranch, Brenham, TX sold ten Angus Baldies with one calve at side for $3500 and went to to Allred Ranch Co., Abilene, TX.
44 Farms, Cameron, TX had ten Angus bred heifers with six calves at side. They brought $3400 and went to Patterson Ranch Co. in Tennessee.
Cooper Ranches, Throckmorton, TX had twelve Angus cross pairs with 30-day old calves at side. They brought $3300 and went to Robert Perkins, Weatherford, TX.
Top open heifers: EXAR Roya Lass 3588 was born on 12/13/13 and sired by EXAR Upshot 0562B. She was consigned by Express Ranches, Yukon, OK and sold to Haley Fairway Farm, Nacogdoches, TX and Rimrock Productions, Giddings, TX for $31,000.
DZ Power Tool 3P06 born on 01/11/13 and sired by PA Power Tool 9108. She was consigned by Elm Creek Cattle Co., Brashear, TX and sold to James Bridges, Sugarland, TX for $22,000.
Top bred heifers; FWY Total Impact of 9360 2509 born on 08/31/12 she was sired by Poss Total Impact 745 and bred to Rito 12E7 of 5F56 Rito 5M2. She was consigned by Haley Fairway Farms, Nacogdoches, TX and sold to Three Trees Ranch, Sharpsburg, GA for $32,000.
44 Lady 2078 born on 09/22/12 she was sired by Connealy Consensus 7229 and bred to VAR Discovery 2240. She was consigned by 44 Farms, Cameron, TX and sold to James Bridges, Sugarland, TX for $7250.
Top fall pairs; Basin Lucy 1090 born on 06/22/11 and sired by Hoover Dam. They were consigned by Basin Angus Ranch, Joliet, MT and sold to Hogue Cattle Co., Brownwood, TX for $15,000.
TMR Rita 1Z05 born on 01/04/12 and sired by Hoover Dam. They were consigned by Turner Meadow Ranch, Wills, Point, TX and sold to EZ Angus, Porterville, CA for $12,000.
Tops: Mountain View Charolais, GA consigned a Cigar daughter with a Duke 914 heifer calf at side, which was purchased by Bill and Raye Arlitt, TX and Rocking S Ranch, OK for $14,750.
Gary Biggs, TX consigned a CJC Illusion N111 daughter bred to JDJ Equity Z370 which sold to Happy II Charolais, TX for $5000.
Megan Johnson, OK sold a LT Easy Pro 1158 pld daughter bred to Keys All State 149Y which was purchased by Tyler Davis, AR for $4500.
Rocking S Ranch, sold an open RE Mystery 829 daughter to Dennis Farms, TX for $4000.
Bill & Raye Arlitt sold a Cigar daughter with a BHD Reality heifer calf at side to Greg Shepard, IA for $4300.
Megan Johnson consigned the top selling bull which was a MJ Super Cool 501 son to Wes Marti, TX for $3600.
DCF MOJO 128Y born on 11/3/2011 a DCF Relentless 8577 son from Cody White, Rush Springs,OK. He sold to Jace Smith, Byron, OK for $7000.
FH-DCF Cowboy 219 P ET born on 9/27/2012 a B3 Wyoming Cowboy T752 son from Fox Hollow Farms Catoosa, OK and Dennis Charolais of Saint Jo, TX. He sold to Andrew Fogelsong, Ipava, IL for $7000.
MR Ledger 882 pld born on 9/1/2012 a LT Ledger 0332 P son from Happy 11, Zapata, TX. He sold to Mark Tomlinson, Rosharon, TX for $6750.
DCF Top Cat 265Z born on 10/10/2012 a DCF Relentless 8577 son from Dennis Charolais. He sold to Richard Carney, Kemp, TX for $6500.
DCF Godfather 280Z born on 9/23/2012 a son of DCF Relentless 8577 from Dennis Charolais. He sold to Jace Smith, Byron, OK for $6000.
DCF IMMORTAL 271Z born on 9/17/2012 a son of DCF Relentless 8577 from Dennis Charolais. He sold to Converse Cattle Co., Converse, LA for $6000.
DCF ONE and ONLY born on 9/3/2012 a son of LT Easy Blend 5125 Pld from Dennis Charolais. He sold to Converse Cattle Co., Converse, LA for $6000.
Top bulls: 2 Bar Daybreak 2081 was born on 01/02/12 and sired by MCC Daybreak. He was consigned by 2 Bar Angus, Hereford, TX and sold to Remington Angus, McKenney, TX for $16,250.
FGR SB Black Jack 2627 born on 09/13/12 and sired by Silveiras Conversion 8064. He was consigned by Flying G Ranch, Rio Vista, TX and sold to Rick Schultz, Riverdale, CA for $8250.
HCC Payweight ND 305 born on 12/18/11 and sired by Basin Payweight 107S. He was consigned by Hogue Cattle Co., Brownwood, TX and sold to Bob Bloom, Ft. Worth, TX for $8000.
2 Bar Ten X 3404 born on 12/05/12 and sired by AAR Ten X 7008 S A. He was consigned by 2 Bar Angus, Hereford, TX and sold to Kent Peterson, LaMesa, TX for $7500.
2 Bar Ten X 3417 born on 12/09/12 and sired by AAR Ten X 7008 S A. He was consigned by 2 Bar Angus, Hereford, TX and sold to Floyd Rosencranz, Ladonia, TX for $7500.
Top selling Bulls: BR Bennett 4094 3285, born 1/20/1, he was sired by KCF Bennett 774 N106. He sold to Justamere Ranch, Dauphin, Manittoba, CAN for $10,000.
Loewen 77 48 344N REV A 36 ET, born 3/9/13, and sired by MSU TCF Revolution 4R, sold to Tegtmeier Polled Herefords, Burchared, NE for 3/4 semen interest and full possession for $9,000.
Loewen C&L 33N Apollo A42 ET, born 1/22/13, and sired by KCF Bennett Revolution X51, sold to JM Cattle Co., Lawrenceburg, TN for 2/3 semen interest and full possession for $8,000.
Top Females: Loewen 53T Athena A32 ET, born 1/4/13, and sired by MSU KCF Revolution 4R sold to Suzanne Patrick, Camilus, NY for $10,000.
Loewen Miss 502R S31 18X, born 1/22/10 and 1/18/14 heifer calf sired by Loewen Uptown 33N and sold to Mendel Hereford Ranch, Enid, OK for $7,000.
C&L Loewen Miss Princess 71I 24X, born 9/16/10, and sired by DRF JWR Prince Victor 71I and 1/23/14 bull calf by KCF Bennett 3008 M326, sold to Eva Hamman, Jacksboro, TX for $6,700.
Top Angus Bulls: BR 702 9192 3322 born 2/17/13 and sired by BEB 1I2 702, sold to Tom Glazier, Loyal, OK for $5700.
BR Program of 8228 2224, born 9/25/12 and son of HA Program 5652 was sold to C Bar O, Rosston, OK for $5500.
BR Program of 0287 2204 born 9/18/12 son of the 5652 bull sold to Kyle Glazier, Loyal, OK for $5500.