Topping the days sale at $32,000, was Lot 38, Ms Brinks BS 607L11 468S77 and her fall heifer calf at side. Cross N Farm and Bushley Creek Cattle Co, Olla, La., teamed to pay $27,000 for this proven donor cow out of the great 468G15 cow. Her fancy heifer calf by 331X3, an Hombre son, proved to be the most valuable heifer calf at side as Don Thomas and Sons, Madison, Mo., paid $5,000 to own her.
The day’s second high selling lot, at $17,500, was Lot 35 Ms Brinks New Era 468P22 and her fall bull calf at side by 331X2. Salacoa Valley Farms, Fairmount, Ga., paid $14,500 to own the proven donor out of 468G15 who posts the big REA EPDs. EC Farms, Mocksville, N.C., paid $3,000 to own her good bull calf at side.
Two lots commanded the bid price of $17,000. Lot 191, Ms Brinks BS 607L11, sold to Salacoa Valley Farms for $17,000. She is a full sister to the sale topper, Lot 38, and another proven donor out of 468G15. Draggin M Ranch, El Dorado Ar., also paid $17,000 for 2/3 interest and possession of Lot 229, RBM Ms Jethro 924W5. She is a full sister to Onstar and Eligido and had a nice spring heifer calf at side.
Lot 179, MS Brinks Lead Gun 317R2, was the fourth high selling lot as Westall Ranches, Carlsbad, NM, paid $16,000 to own this full sister to Lambert. This proven donor averages over 6 embryos per flush.
Miller Brangus, Waynesboro, TN paid $12,500 to own Lot 36, Ms Brinks Lead Gun 468S63. This moderate Lead Gun daughter records top 1% of the breed BW and REA with top 10% IMF EPDs. Her good 331X3 fall born bull calf told to Hayman’s 7 11, Kenansville, Fla., for $2,500.
Salacoa Valley Farms purchased Lot 37, Ms Brinks Lead Gun 468S64 for $11,500. A full sister to Lot 36, she averages 8.75 embryos per flush. Cliff and Judy Stewart, Leighton, AL, paid $3,000 for her super heifer calf at side by 331X3.
The days commercial cattle were toped at $2,700 as Caleb Humphries, Nicholson, Ga. paid the bid price on a set of fancy Braford and Tiger striped fall bred heifers.
Tops: Gary Biggs, Godley, TX consigned a cow/bull calf split. The cow was a JDJ Curlin S3012 P daughter which was purchased by Sparkman Cattle Co., Ennis, TX for $3600. Her bull calf sired by 1A Mr Sandman and purchased by James Greer, Center, TX for $2000. Biggs consigned a cow/heifer calf split. The cow was a Cooley Lambeer 141OR daughter which was purchased by Thomas Turner, Hickman, TX for $3400. Her heifer calf sired by 1A Mr Sandman was also purchased by Turner.
Tom Ben Williams, Carthage, TX consigned a LT Rio Bravo 3181 son which was purchased by Bracewell Cattle Co., Tioga, TX, Chris Link, Center, TX and Tom Levens, Dallas, TX for $5500.
Rick and Cindy Evans, Brownwood, TX consigned an open heifer sired by CJC Mr President T122 which was purchased by Sparkman Cattle Co., for $5250.
Tops: Mark Tillman, Junction, TX purchased Miss 7PU18, a fall calving purebred cow for $5500.
Jay Anderson, St. Paul, NE purchased a purebred 3-n-1, a CCR Breakout F9K daughter with a Dikemans Sure Bet heifer calf at side for $5200.
Cook’s Cattle Services, Buckhead, GA purchased a Simmental donor with three frozen embryos by Mr NLC Upgrade for $4800.