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Top selling draft of bred heifers consigned by Hammond Ranch
The crowd watches the first ever Genetic Partners female sale
The black heifers from Davidson Brothers fill the ring

 

2012 Genetic Partners Salers Influence Commercial Female Sale

Presented by MacDonald Ranches

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Napoleon Livestock Auction Napoleon, ND

Auctioneer:  Seth Weishaar

 

70 Commercial Salers Influence Bred Heifers                          $1861

135 Commercial Salers Influence Heifer Calves                       $1044

 

 MacDonald Ranches of Bismarck, ND teamed up with some of their most progressive commercial customers to organize the first-ever Genetic Partners Salers Influence Commercial Female sale. 

 Top Selling Consignments:

    Bred Heifers:

The top selling group of bred heifers was a draft of 5 head of red high percentage Salers heifers that brought $1975.  The heifers were consigned by the Hammond Ranch of Hardin, MT and their entire group of 30 bred heifers averaged $1875.

 

    Heifer Calves:

Top selling group of heifer calves were a pen of 45 head of black Salers X Angus first cross females that sold for $1125.  These heifer calves were consigned by Mielitz Brothers of Bellingham, MN.

 

Averages by Consignment:

Group 1 21 head of straight Angus heifers bred to Salers bulls consigned by Erbele Ranch of Streeter, ND.  Average price - $1800

Group 2 30 head of high percentage Salers heifers bred back to high percentage Salers bulls consigned by the Hammond Ranch of Hardin, MT.  20 red heifers averaged $1925 and 10 black heifers brought $1775.  Average price - $1875

Group 3 19 head of Salers and Optimizer heifers consigned by MacDonald Ranches of Bismarck, ND.  Average price - $1905

Group 4 20 head of black Optimizer heifer calves consigned by Burkle Ranch of Fredonia, ND.  Average price - $1050

Group 5 50 head of black, red and baldy Salers X Angus and Salers X Hereford heifer calves consigned by Davidson Brothers of Bonesteel, SD.  Average price - $957

Group 6 20 head of red high percentage Salers heifer calves consigned by the Hammond Ranch of Hardin, MT.  Average price - $1075

Group 7 45 head of black Salers X Angus heifer calves consigned by Mielitz Brothers of Bellingham, MN.  Average price - $1125