January 13, 2019
NWSS National Western Club, Denver, Colo.
Auctioneer: Col. C.K. “Sonny” Booth, Okla.
Marketing team: Ken Holloway, American Cattle Services; Mark Smith, Grassroots Genetics; Kiley McKinna, MC Marketing; and Randy Ratliff, R&R Marketing
Reported by: Andy Rest & Nathan Smith, NALF regional managers
4 ½ – Open heifers – $8,000
2 – Bred heifers – $7,250
2 – Heifer pregnancies – $5,750
1 – Elite flush – $5,500
105 – Premium embryos – $625
Sale Gross – $133,100
$11,000 – Open Heifer – Lot 4, LH Frosty 005F ET, 1/23/2018, Lim-Flex, homozygous black, homozygous polled, sired by Riverstone Crown Royal, offered by Hall Cattle Co., Sweetwater, Texas, purchased by Burnett Brothers, Hale Center, Texas.
$10,000 – Pick of the Herd – Lot 8, Pick of the 2017 Fall-Born heifers, offered by Linhart Limousin, Leon, Iowa, purchased by Edwards Land and Cattle, Beulaville, N.C.
$7,500 – Open Heifer – Lot 3, WVR Flying with Class 310F, 2/10/2018, Lim-Flex, double black, homozygous polled, sired by MAGS Aviator, offered by White Valley Ranch, Adair, Okla., ½ interest purchased by Sara Sullivan, Dunlap, Iowa.
$7,500 – Pick of the Herd – Lot 9, Pick of the 2018 heifer calf crop, offered by Hager Cattle Company, Karlsrune, N.D., purchased by Tubmill Creek Limousin, New Florence, Pa.
$5,500 – Heifer Pregnancy – Lot 6, Lim-Flex, red, homozygous polled, sired by MAGSWL Usual Suspect 538U, out of J6 Tempest B300, offered by P Bar S Ranch, Sand Springs, Okla., sold to J6 Farms, Gibbon, Neb.
$1,200 – 3 Embryos – Lot 12, Lim-Flex, double black, homozygous polled, sired by EXAR Classen 1422B, out of AUTO Peyton 206Y, offered by Thomas & Son Farms, Boonsboro, Md., purchased by Campbell Land & Cattle, Sycamore, Pa.
(Hager/Tubmill)- Austin, Leah and family of Hager Cattle Company, consignors of pick of 2018 heifer crop, are pictured with consignment buyers, John and Kitty Goodish of Tubmill Creek Farms, New Florence, Pa.
(Edwards)- Left to Right, Col. Sonny Booth, Gary Fuchs, NALF Board President; and Mark Anderson, NALF Executive Director; are pictured with high selling pick of the herd buyers, Dexter and Nicholas Edwards of Edwards Land &Cattle, Beulaville, N.C. Marketing teams, members Randy Ratliff of R&R Marketing and Kiley McKinna of MC Marketing, are pictured on the right.
(J6 Farms)- Right to Left; Marketing team members, Kiley McKinna and Randy Ratliff, are pictured with Mark Blake and Erin Steele of J6 Farms, Gibbon, Neb., volume buyers at the 2019 National Limousin Sale. Also pictured are NALF Executive Director, Mark Anderson and NALF Board President, Gary Fuchs.