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McBee Cattle Company Fall Selection Day 2017

Oct. 28, 2017
Fayette, Mo.

Sale Averages
6 Braunvieh purebred bulls                                        $4,958
14 McBeef Builder Hybrid bulls                                 $3,654
24 Bulls                                                                       $4,045
15 Braunvieh purebred fall-bred heifers                  $2,755
20 McBeef Builder Hybrid fall-bred heifers               $1,820

New buyers made up 37 percent of the bull sale; 63 percent went to repeat customers. Bulls were sold to six states. Of the females, 39 percent went to new buyers and 61 percent went to repeat customers. Females went to three states.

 

Braunvieh Herd Builder Sale
Nov. 4, 2017
Marshall Junction, Mo.
Auctioneer: Hoover Case

Sale Averages
28 Open heifers                                                          $1,843
6 Bred heifers                                                           $2,367
18 Bred cows                                                              $1,961
20 Pairs                                                                       $2,965
72 Lots                                                                         $2,228

Active bidding from the first lot in the ring to the last made for a good day for those offering the cattle as well as the buyers from 15 states taking home a strong set of Braunvieh cattle. This was the 15th Annual Herd Builder Sale, with many buyers back from previous years.

Pairs were in top demand with a fall duo from W/W Cattle Co., Section, Ala., topping the list. WW Ms BP 207Z and her heifer calf brought $5,700 from Floyd Vanzant, Hilliard, Fla. 207Z is by WW Cornerstone 921W, and her September calf is by MHF Genesis T737.

A spring pair, also from W/W, was the second-high selling lot. WW Ms 527C, a halfblood BraunAngus two-year-old, brought $2,900 from R&D Farms, Franklin, Ky. Her January ¾-blood heifer calf by AAA Woodring’s Power Star 14T went to West Farms, Wellsville, Kan., for $1,900.

Another spring BraunAngus pair from W/W was next in line. The cow, WW Ms 535C BA, brought $2,600 from Schiermeyer Cattle, Geneva, Neb. Her Cornerstone spring heifer calf went to Bluebonnet Braunvieh, Chatfield, Texas, for $1,600.

Topping the bred-heifer division was Miss BRLK Tootsie 421D, an MCB Mr 304W 105P 3111 daughter, from the Lipkes of Bear Lake Braunvieh, Rice Lake, Wis. She was purchased for $3,600 by Baiker King, Webbers Falls, Okla. Heading the bred cows at $3,100 was C Farms Miss 1711, a six-year-old by C Farms Mr Aristocrat 9705. Consigned by Todd Clubb of C Farms, Vinton, Iowa, she went to CJ Cattle Ranch, Pollard, Ark.

Ramer Sons Braunvieh of California, Mo., a buyer in many previous sales, bought the two top-selling open heifers at $2,500. Miss CEF 616 and Miss CEF Lady Luck 613 are both daughters of TLC Vigor Z2119 from the Cefalus at Circle C Ranch, Estelline, Texas.

 

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