Cattlemen from the southern tier of the U.S. convincingly endorsed the Town Creek Farm Sale offering on October 17, 2015, in West Point, MS. Town Creek Farm owner, Milton Sundbeck, and his team, warmly welcomed a capacity crowd of customers, friends and family to the Town Creek Farm Bull Sale and Commercial Bred Heifer Sale. The Town Creek Farm program has established itself as a power producer of genetics that excel in real-world commercial ranching operations. More than 200 buyers, bidders and spectators from 10 states and the countries of Brazil and Paraguay, South America, traveled to appraise the Town Creek Farm offering.
The top selling lot in the bull sale earned a price tag of $29,000. Lot 118, TCF Ultrablack 271B, a powerfully made, deep sided, user-friendly bull had a tremendous amount of admirers who appreciated his performance numbers and his overall power and mass. The bull was sired by CCR Pathfinder 6413X2, posted a 75 pound birth weight and an 843 pound weaning weight. Drawdy Brothers of Florida made the final, determined bid.
Wells Cattle Co., of Mississippi, took home the second high selling bull, TCF Integrity 53B with a selling price of $14,5000. With a near-ideal phenotype, this bull was powerfully muscled from front to rear, moderately framed, and sound footed. The CCR Integrity 355S4 son is out of powerhouse cow, was user friendly and had a scrotal of 41 cm.
The Town Creek Farm Commercial Bred Heifer Sale was a continuation of the 18-year running Cow Creek Ranch Commercial Bred Heifer Sale held each fall in Aliceville, Alabama. Heifers were by Cow Creek Ranch genetics bred back to Cow Creek Ranch and Town Creek Farm bulls. The multi-generational, genetically tracked heifers commanded strong interest and demand from buyers. When the gavel fell for the final time, 263 heifers sold for an average price of $2801. These customer-owned heifers were offered by Williamson Cattle Co., ranching in Faunsdale, AL, and Okeechobee, FL, and an 18-year consignor to the Cow Creek Ranch Sale; River Oaks Farm, Searcy, AR, 17-year consignor; 16-year consignor, CP Bar Ranch; 9-year consignor, Megehee Cattle Company, Macon, MS; along with seven-year consignor, Montgomery Farms, Moulton, AL. Other consigners included B&B Farm, Linden, AL, three-year consignor; Reznicek Ranch, Aliceville, AL; and Longino Ranch, Sidell, Florida.
Top Selling Bulls: IMR 2037Z Advance 4044B, born on 3/7/14, was sired by HH Advance 2037Z ET. He sold to Bird Ranch, Midland, TX for $17,000. IMR L1 8542 Domino 4039B, born on 3/6/14, was sired by L1 Domino 08542. He also sold to Bird Ranch, Midland, TX for $16,000. IMR Bar-S-Mr 8542 436 ET, born on 1/12/14, was sired by L1 Domino 08542. He sold to Scharbauer Ranch, Amarillo, TX for $15,000. IMR K5 L1 2037Z Domino 4024B, born on 3/2/14, was sired by HH Advance 2037Z ET. He sold to Scharbauer Ranch, Amarillo, TX for $14,000.
Top Selling Female: K5 IMR 028X Euphoria 2090Z, born on 3/24/12, was sired by Churchill Sensation 028X. She sold to Bullinger Herefords, Henrietta, TX for $8,000.
Top selling bull was a September two-year-old son of BF Harland 0134 that brought $10,000 and went to Bonchasse Cattle Co., Grand Cane, LA.
Selling for $9500 was a September two-year-old son of BR Domino 0107 that went to Mark Altman, Shallowater, TX.
Selling for $9000 was a September two-year-old son of B Mr. Fours 6Y and he went to Everett Ranch, Alleyton, TX.
Also selling for $9000 was a September two-year-old son of Dom 0404 and he went to Clyde Henson, Kermit, TX.
Bonchasse Cattle Co. give $9000 for another October two-year-old son of CL 1 Domino.
Lee Tweedy, Imboden, AR gave $9000 for a September two-year-old son of B Mr Fours 6Y.
Dan Nance, Haslet, TX also gave $9000 for a September two-year-old son BR Domino 0107.
High selling lot was Lot 1, CRR 719 Catapult 109, 1/2 interest sold for $74,000 to Streamline Genetics, J.C. Feagins, Carswell/Nichols, Ferguson Farms, and Reed Seedstock.
The next high selling lot was lot 2, ILR Lady Rachel 1409 ET, a 9/16/14 daughter of NJW 73S W18 Hometown 10Y ET and out of MSU TCF Rachel ET 54N making her a maternal sister to Revolution. She sold to Hoffman Ranch, Thedford, NE for $45,000. A full brother to lot 2 (Lot 62), ILR Hometown 1408 ET sold to our volume buyer, 3H Ranch, Waskom, TX for $30,000. Other volume buyers included Knox Brothers Ranch, San Angelo, TX and Ground Zero Ranch, Watts, OK.
Lots 6A and 6B, featured fall full sisters sired by CMR GVP Mr Maternal 156T and out of the immortal full sister to P606, DJB 46B Beth 1L were among high sellers with 6B selling to Ehlke Herefords, Townsend, MT for $42,500 and 6A selling to Mead Enterprises, Midvale, GA and ProGen Herefords, Boca Raton, FL for $40,000. Mead and ProGen also teamed up to buy lot 18A, ILR Lady Smiles 5109 ET, a March 27, 15 daughter of Miles McKee for $40,500.
Lot 75, ILR Red Bull 456B, a 3/16/14 maternal brother to X51 and sired by Churchill Red Bull 200Z sold 1/2 interest to Section 16 Cattle Co. Canton, SD for $33,000.