Author Archives: Mallory Blunier

International Limousin Congress Single Meal Tickets Available

For those that are not able to attend the International Limousin Congress, NALF is offering single meal tickets to a variety of the venues that participants are attending. Order tickets by contacting Alison, Steph or Katie. Tickets must be ordered by June 22 and paid for in full by July 1. No late tickets   Continue »

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K-State Ranching Summit Planned for August 15; Registration Now Open

Source: Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry

Registration is now open for the K-State Ranching Summit. This event is designed to equip managers with the skills to address the challenges of ranching in the business climate of today and tomorrow. The theme of this year’s program is Beef 2030 –   Continue »

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Thomas Farms “The Infusion” Sale

May 12, 2018
Damascus, Ark.
Auctioneers: C.K. “Sonny” Booth & Ronn Cunningham
Sale management: KK Seedstock Consultants
Sale consultants: Grassroots Consulting & Helton Consulting
Reported by: Andy Rest, NALF regional manager

Averages
16 – Fall cow/calf pairs – $4,363
23 – Spring cow/calf pairs – $3,619
18 – Fall bred females – $3,330
26 –   Continue »

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BIF Annual Meeting and Research Symposium Early Registration Due May 31; BIF Tour Stops Announced

Source: Kansas State University Dept. of Animal Science and Industry

Save $80 and register by May 31 for the 2018 Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Annual Meeting and Research Symposium. This year’s event, themed 50th Anniversary in the Rockies, will be June 20 to June 23 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center Hotel in   Continue »

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Zoetis Announces Partnership with North American Limousin Foundation

Limousin and Lim-Flex breeders may now take advantage of more accurate GE-EPDs.

Zoetis announces a new partnership with North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) that makes the i50K®genomic test available to Limousin and Lim-Flex breeders. In addition to parentage verification, i50K provides more accurate Genomic Enhanced Expected Progeny Differences (GE-EPDS) and Index Values.“This partnership expands   Continue »

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Ohio Valley Limousin Association Sale

May 5, 2018
Mineral Wells, W.V.
Auctioneer: Col. John Spiker
Livestock representatives: Rocky Peck, Special Assignment; John Bob Spiker; Special Assignment
Sale consultants: Bill Helton
Reported by: Nate Smith, NALF regional manager

Averages
16 – Purebred& Lim-Flex bulls – $2,085
4 – Elite Purebred & Lim-Flex pairs – $1,775
19 – Bred heifers –   Continue »

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Hall-Coyote Hills Limousin Production Sale

May 5, 2018
Chattanooga, Okla.
Guest consignors: Lawrence Family Limousin, Anton, Texas; Barton Limousin, Jarrell, Texas; Diamond Hill Cattle Company, Newcastle, Okla.; Harper Cattle Company, Katy, Texas, and C Bar Ranch, Rose, Okla.
Auctioneers: Bruce Brooks and Ronn Cunningham
Sale management: American Cattle Services
Sale consultants: MC Marketing Management and   Continue »

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Select Breeders Limousin Sale

April 28, 2018
Springfield, Mo.
Auctioneer: C.K. “Sonny” Booth
Sale consultants: American Cattle Services, Grassroots Consulting, Helton Consulting, MC Marketing Management, and R & R Marketing
Reported by: Andy Rest, NALF regional manager

Averages
71 – Female & Genetic lots – $3,901

$45,000 – Lot 99, AUTO Zofia 439Z, 11/13/2012, purebred, black, polled,   Continue »

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Pinegar Limousin “Road To The Rockies” Heifer Sale

April 28, 2018
Springfield, Mo.
Auctioneer: C.K. “Sonny” Booth
Sale consultants: American Cattle Services, Grassroots Consulting, Helton Consulting, MC Marketing Management, and R & R Marketing
Reported by: Andy Rest, NALF regional manager

Averages
24 – Show Heifer Prospects – $5,054

$12,500 – Lot 4, AUTO Expectation, 9/28/2017, purebred, homozygous black, polled, sired   Continue »

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Smokey Mountain Limousin Classic & WinVue Mature Cowherd Dispersal

April 21, 2018
Bulls Gap, Tenn.
Auctioneer: Cody Lowderman
Livestock representatives: Ryan Proffit and Thad Combs
Sale consultants; Kaye Kaufman, Skyler Davis, Bill Helton, and Jeff Kaufman
Reported by: Nate Smith, NALF regional manager

Averages
8 – Purebred& Lim-Flex bulls – $3,137
9 – Elite dhow heifer prospects – $1,978
53 – Registered female packages – $2,813
Total Gross   Continue »

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