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2017 National Western Stock Show Results

2017 National Salers & Optimizer Show – Denver, Colo.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 – Judge: Jake Scott, Gordon, Neb.


Junior Salers & Optimizer Show

Grand Champion Salers Junior Heifer: KLB MS CORONA, sired by BAB Mr Zepplin. Owned by Kristen Brewer of Goreville, Ill.

Reserve Champion Salers Junior Heifer: TSB MADISON 115C, sired by THATS Zack 173. Owned by Danielle Henning of Everst, Kan.

Grand Champion Optimizer Junior Heifer: KKCC CAMBRIA 520C, sired by KKCC T Time 307A. Owned by Danielle Henning of Everst, Kan.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Junior Heifer: DJF DESTRY 636D, sired by DJF Border Line 815A. Owned by Landon Liebhart of Maryville, Mo.

Champion Salers Junior Heifer

Champion Salers Junior Heifer

Reserve Champion Salers Junior Heifer

Reserve Champion Salers Junior Heifer

Reserve Champion Optimizer Female

Reserve Champion Optimizer Female

Grand Champion Optimizer Female

Grand Champion Optimizer Female

 


National Salers Heifer and Bull Show

Grand Champion Salers Heifer: JCGC DEVA 629D, sired by JCGC XL 029X. Owned by Colmore Farms of Rising Fawn, Ga.

Reserve Champion Salers Heifer:  WST PAUL BLACK QUEEN II, sired by JVD Zephyr 002Z. Owned by Audrey Bracken of Basehor, Kan.

Grand Champion Salers Bull: MAZ 50/50, sired by MAZ Off The Rocker 502A. Owned by Madyson Maze of Goreville, Ill.

Reserve Champion Salers Bull: JCGC DUSTY 642D, sired by JCGC Ambassador 320A. Owned by Colmore Farms of Rising Fawn, Ga.

Champion Salers Cow/Calf Pair: WST FROSTIE’S BABE, sired by OPP Zulu 204Z of 28U. With a 10/24/16 bull calf at side sired by ECR Achilles 3008A. Owned by Dakoda Mortell of Kansas City, Kan.

Reserve Salers Cow/Calf Pair: THATS ZANDRA 142Z, Sired by JCGC Wide Load 1948W. With a 5/11/16 bull calf at side sired by MAC Liberty 76Y. Owned by James Kellner of Jonesborough, Tenn.

Grand Champion Salers Heifer

Grand Champion Salers Heifer

Reserve Champion Salers Heifer

Reserve Champion Salers Heifer

Grand Champion Salers Bull

Grand Champion Salers Bull

Reserve Champion Salers Bull

Reserve Champion Salers Bull

Grand Champion Salers Cow/Calf Pair

Grand Champion Salers Cow/Calf Pair

Reserve Champion Salers Cow/Calf Pair

Reserve Champion Salers Cow/Calf Pair


National Optimizer Heifer and Bull Show

Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer: KKCC CAMBRIA 520C, sired by KKCC T Time 307A. Owned by Danielle Henning of Everst, Kan.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer: DJF DESTRY 636D, sired by DJF Border Line 815A. Owned by Landon Liebhart of Maryville, Mo.

Grand Champion Optimizer Bull: GGT FUSION 10D, sired by GGT Final Choice 119B. Owned by GG&T Cattle Co. of Quinter, Kan.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull: STP MINION, sired by GOET I-80. Owned by T Bone Cattle Co. of Osceola, Iowa.

Grand Champion Optimizer Female

Grand Champion Optimizer Female

Reserve Champion Optimizer Female

Reserve Champion Optimizer Female

Grand Champion Optimizer Bull

Grand Champion Optimizer Bull

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull

 


Salers & Optimizer Pen Show Results

Sunday, January 15, 2017 – Judges: Kevin Jensen, Brad Bennett and Kelly Overmiller

Champion Salers Heifer Pen: TB Salers of Dante, S.D.

Reserve Champion Salers Heifer Pen: Fox Grape Farm of Amherst, Vir.

Champion Salers Bull Pen: GG&T Cattle Co. of Quinter, Kan.

Reserve Champion Salers Bull Pen: Panther Country Salers of Leigh, Neb.

Champion Optimizer Heifer Pen: Rowell Cattle Co. of Ninnekah, Okla.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer Pen: /T Cattle Co. of Osage City, Kan.

Champion Optimizer Bull Pen: GG&T Cattle Co. of Quinter, Kan.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull Pen: Elm Creek Ranch of Hebron, N.D.

Grand Champion Salers Pen of Bulls

Grand Champion Salers Pen of Bulls

Reserve Champion Salers Pen of Bulls

Reserve Champion Salers Pen of Bulls

Reserve Champion Salers Pen of Heifers

Reserve Champion Salers Pen of Heifers

Grand Champion Salers Pen of Heifers

Grand Champion Salers Pen of Heifers

Grand Champion Optimizer Pen of Bulls

Grand Champion Optimizer Pen of Bulls

Reserve Champion Optimizer Pen of Bulls

Reserve Champion Optimizer Pen of Bulls

Grand Champion Optimizer Pen of Heifers

Grand Champion Optimizer Pen of Heifers

Reserve Champion Optimizer Pen of Heifers

Reserve Champion Optimizer Pen of Heifers

 

 

 

 

 

 


Additional Show Results

ASA Herdsman of the Year: Zack Langley of Everst, Kan.

Premier Breeder & Exhibitor: GG&T Cattle Co. of Quinter, Kan.

Salers Junior Get of Sire: Griffith Farm & Ranch of Clayton Kan. with OPP Advantage 358A.

Produce of Dam: Taylor Goering of McPherson, Kan. with ZBR Onyx Up-Load 029X

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Genetic Practices to Improve Beef Cattle Reproduction

Reproduction is typically a lowly heritable trait, but there are genetic practices that can help improve reproduction rates.

Introduction

Reproduction has a great impact on the profitability of beef cattle producers and is therefore an important consideration when making genetic management decisions.   Due to the low heritability of most reproductive traits many producers feel there is little that can be done through genetic management and rely solely on other management practices such as health programs and nutrition management.  While nutrition and health are critical to good reproductive rates, this publication will focus on genetic practices that can have a positive impact on reproduction.

Crossbreeding

The single best genetic management tool available for improved reproduction in commercial beef operations is crossbreeding.  By implementing a crossbreeding program combining 2 or more breeds, commercial producers can take advantage of both heterosis (hybrid vigor) and breed complementarity.  (For more on information on crossbreeding please see fact sheet 2014-5.)

Heterosis

Heterosis is the benefit gained when two or more breeds are crossed.  The benefit is realized based on how genes for a trait combine, with there being a benefit for the two genes coming from different ancestral (breed) origins.  Heterosis has the greatest impact on lowly heritable traits, such as reproduction.  There are three basic types of heterosis: individual (affecting the calf), maternal (affecting the dam) and paternal (affecting the sire).  Each of these types of heterosis can have an impact on herd fertility.  The influence of individual heterosis on reproductive traits is improved live births and survival to weaning.  Maternal heterosis positively impacts reproductive traits such as conception rate, live births and survival to weaning, along with other important economic traits.  Little is known about the impact of paternal heterosis on reproduction but likely has a positive impact on serving capacity. See Table 1 for specific levels of heterosis and  its potential impact.

 

Table 1. The units of improvement and percent heterosis for Calving Rate and Survival to Weaning.

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Selection

Selection for improved reproduction has often been ignored because of the low heritability of most reproductive traits.  The greatest impact a producer can have on reproductive traits is through management practices such as proper nutrition, a good health program and a crossbreeding system.  However, there are still opportunities to improve reproductive efficiency through selection and due to the economic impact of reproduction these opportunities should not be ignored.

EPDs

Regardless of the heritability of a trait, the most effective means to make genetic improvements through selection is by using Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs).  Current EPDs that allow producers to select for improved reproduction are Stayability, Heifer Pregnancy Rate and 30-month Pregnancy Rate.  Individual breed associations determine which, if any, reproduction EPDs they compute.

Stayability – predicts the probability of a bull’s daughters delivering a calf every year until six years of age.  Higher EPD indicate a higher percentage of daughters remaining productive in the herd until 6 years of age.

Heifer Pregnancy – predicts the probability of a bull’s daughters becoming pregnant as first-calf heifers during a normal breeding season.  Higher EPD indicate a higher percentage of pregnancies.

30-month Pregnancy – predicts the probability that a bull’s daughters will become pregnant and calve at three years of age, assuming they calved as a two-year old. Higher EPD indicates a higher percentage of a sire’s daughters will calve at three years, of the ones that calved as two-year olds.

Scrotal Circumference – measure of genetic merit for scrotal circumference.  Higher EPD indicates bull calves will have larger scrotal circumferences.  Scrotal circumference has been linked with increased serving capacity of the bull.  Seedstock producers should use Scrotal Circumference EPDs to assist in breeding bulls with larger scrotal circumferences; however, commercial producers should be purchasing bulls with larger actual scrotal circumferences to take advantage of their increased serving capacity.

Whole Herd Reporting (WHR)

Whole Herd Reporting, Total Herd Reporting, Total Herd Enrollment are all examples of inventory based methods of reporting data on all animals in the herd.  The decision to mandate WHR is the sole responsibility of the breed association and there are different guidelines for each association.  For specific information on a breed please refer to their website.  In general, this is a concept aimed at getting a higher percentage of data reported for inclusion in the breed’s genetic evaluation.  Typically with WHR, fees are spread over the entire herd instead of just those that are registered, which encourages data to be reported on all animals and reduces selective reporting.  WHR improves the reliability of EPDs in general, but is especially important for computing reproduction EPDs.  With conventional reporting methods if data is missing it is impossible to know if that is because a calf was not born or the producer simply chose not to report the data.  With WHR missing data indicates a calf was not born.  For traits such as Stayability, Heifer Pregnancy and 30-month Pregnancy, where knowledge of a successful or unsuccessful pregnancy is critical, WHR has a clear advantage.  Knowledge of which females were exposed for breeding and which ones resulted in a successful pregnancy are critical to compute a reliable EPD.

Genomics

Another innovation that is helping to improve the accuracy of reproduction EPDs is the use of genomics information in genetic evaluations (see fact sheet 2014-12).  Genomics, in combination with good records, provides the opportunity to get relatively accurate EPDs on a bull at a young age.  With records alone the process is much slower because of the long generation interval in beef production.  For a trait such as stayability there are no records on a bull until he is approximately 8 years old (six-year old daughters); therefore, the information that determines a bull’s EPD is typically based on pedigree information instead of his own data.  Genomics can provide individual information on the bull at an earlier age.

Genetic by Environmental Interactions

Matching genetics to the environment and management is critical to ensure good reproductive performance.  In beef operations that have limited or low quality nutrition, and combine that with genetics for high productivity, increase their risk for reproductive failure.  Cattle that have genetics for high growth and milking ability have high maintenance requirements, as well as, require high levels of nutrients to meet that level of productivity.  This combination, in absence of the required nutrients, results in reduced body condition which adversely affects their ability to cycle and breed.

Summary

Maintaining high reproduction rates is an important factor in beef producers being profitable.  Although providing a good environment for cattle is essential to reproductive success, there are also genetic practices that can be implemented to improve the likelihood of acceptable reproduction.  For commercial producers it is important to implement a good crossbreeding program to provide the best opportunity for high reproduction rates.  Selection, through the use of EPDs will provide limited, but valuable improvements to various reproduction traits that can be utilized in both seedstock and commercial beef operations.  EPDs can also be used to help match genetic potential of the herd to the nutrition level of the environment.  Combining good management with sound genetic practices gives producers the best opportunity for high reproductive performance.

Darrh Bullock, University of Kentucky

www.eBEEF.org

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2016 NAILE Results

2016 NAILE Salers & Optimizer Show

Grand Champion Salers Heifer: JCGC CLEMENTINE 542C, Sired by JCGC Ambassador 320A. Owned by Jase Beltz of Galva, Kan.

Reserve Champion Salers Heifer: TSB MADISON 115C, Sired by THATS Zack 173. Owned by Danielle Henning  of Everst, Kan.

Grand Champion Salers Bull: MAZ 50/50, Sired by MAZ Off The Rocker 502A. Owned by Madyson Maze of Goreville, Ill.

Reserve Champion Salers Bull: MNMS BEAST MODE, Sired by KFI Yancy 107Y. Owned by Micah Lynch of Irvine, Ky.

Champion Salers Cow/Calf Pair: THATS ZANDRA 142Z, Sired by JCGC Wide Load 1948W. Owned by James Kellner of Jonesborough, Tenn.

Reserve Salers Cow/Calf Pair: RF MOLLY 414B, Sired by KFI Yuma 39Y. Owned by Rose Farms of Jonesborough, Tenn.

Junior Show Grand Champion Salers Heifer: JCGC CHANEL 529C, Sired by JCGC Ambassador 320A. Owned by Taylor Goering of McPherson, Kan.

Junior Show Reserve Champion Salers Heifer: KLB MS CORONA, Sired by BAB Mr Zepplin. Owned by Kristen Brewer of Goreville, Ill.

Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer: JL SHIRLEY TEMPLE 405C, Sired by GCC Momentum 142X. Owned by Jim Ligon of Cookeville, Tenn.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer: MISS BILLIE JEAN, Sired by Thriller 1. Owned by Mason Love of Baltimore, Ohio.

Grand Champion Optimizer Bull: JL JACK DANIELS 415C, Sired by GCC Mementum 142X. Owned by Jim Ligon of  Cookeville, Tenn.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull: LCS VELVET’S ALPHA 221D, Sired by GGT Final Choice 119B. Owned by Langley Cattle of Everst, Kan.

Junior Show Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer: KKCC CAMBRIA 520C, Sired by KKCC T Time 307A. Owned by Danielle Henning of Everst, Kan.

Junior Show Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer: CSC MISS ADDIE 506D, Sired by H&S Tonka. Owned by Jared Collier of Dongola, Ill.

Grand Champion Optimizer Cow/Calf Pair: MCC LILLY MAE 201Z, Sired by TSB Stetson 97S. Owned by Mattie Criag of Bagdad, Ky.

Premier Breeder & Exhibitor: Rose Farms of Jonesborough, Tenn.

Grand Champion Salers Heifer

Grand Champion Salers Heifer

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull

Grand Champion Salers Bull

Grand Champion Salers Bull

Reserve Champion Salers Bull

Reserve Champion Salers Bull

Champion Salers Cow/Calf Pair

Champion Salers Cow/Calf Pair

Reserve Salers Cow/Calf Pair

Reserve Salers Cow/Calf Pair

 

Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer

Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer

Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer

Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer

Grand Champion Optimizer Bull

Grand Champion Optimizer Bull

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull

Junior Show Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer

Junior Show Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer

Junior Show Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer

Junior Show Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer

Grand Champion Optimizer Cow/Calf Pair

Grand Champion Optimizer
Cow/Calf Pair

 

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ASJA Planning for Future

The American Salers Junior Association (ASJA) had a very busy weekend, November 19th-21st. This year the ASJA planning weekend for the 2017 Junior National was held in conjunction with Stock Show University’s Grad program and the Southern Belle Show Heifer Sale.

This year the ASJA Board of Directors traveled all the way to Corinth Mississippi to start planning the 2017 Junior National which will be held June 26th– 30th. Topics discussed were the 2017 Jr. National schedule, programs to both welcome and mentor new members in the Salers breed, contests (photography, skill-a-thon, speech, team fitting, team sales, no-fit showmanship, livestock judging, taste of states, celebrity showdown and the Paul Trueblood showmanship showdown), online only registration and sponsorships. As a board we feel that this years coming Jr. National is going to be the best one yet. If anyone has any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact a board member anytime.

Stock Show University is a division of Sullivan Supply that has a Graduate program where participants are able to learn one on one with some of the best in the industry. This particular program was a two-day, hands-on arrangement with curriculum over daily hair care, clipping, fitting, appetite management on the road and showmanship. This event was free compliments of Sullivan Supply, a huge sponsor to this years Jr. National.

The Southern Belle Show Heifer Sale was created to help boost Salers cattle and jr member numbers in the state of Mississippi after a small concern that numbers were too low. As part of a breed that continues to grow, we are happy to announce that after sale purchases we now have ten new Jr. members, all of which plan on returning for the Jr. National. The sale grossed $36,400 on 15 lots (13 of those being Salers and Optimizers) for an average of $2,500. The high selling heifer was lot 13B from Goering Show Cattle at $5,000. We want to personally thank all of the cosigners who brought cattle and who continue to support the ASJA and all of its members.

 

We hope to see you all in June! – Sierra Jacobi, ASJA Reporter.

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2016 American Royal Results

Grand Champion Salers Heifer GGT P BK Caviar 301C Owned by GG&T Cattle Co. of Quinter, Kan.

Grand Champion Salers Heifer
GGT P BK Caviar 301C
Owned by GG&T Cattle Co. of Quinter, Kan.

Reserve Champion Salers Bull DJF Dallas 616D Owned by Silver Spur Salers of Maryville, Mo.

Reserve Champion Salers Bull
DJF Dallas 616D
Owned by Silver Spur Salers of Maryville, Mo.

Reserve Champion Salers Heifer WST Paul Black Queen Owned by Audrey Bracken of Basehor, Kan.

Reserve Champion Salers Heifer
WST Paul Black Queen
Owned by Audrey Bracken of Basehor, Kan.

Grand Champion Salers Bull SSS Dividend 52AD Owned by Ashley Salyers of Billings, Mo.

Grand Champion Salers Bull
SSS Dividend 52AD
Owned by Ashley Salyers of Billings, Mo.

Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer TTG Deena Owned by Taylor Goering of McPherson, Kan.

Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer
TTG Deena
Owned by Taylor Goering of McPherson, Kan.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer GGT P BK Elsa 216D Owned by GG&T Cattle Co. of Quinter, Kan.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Heifer
GGT P BK Elsa 216D
Owned by GG&T Cattle Co. of Quinter, Kan.

Grand Champion Optimizer Bull DJF Double Down 941D Owned by Silver Spur Salers of Maryville, Mo.

Grand Champion Optimizer Bull
DJF Double Down 941D
Owned by Silver Spur Salers of Maryville, Mo.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull LCS Velvet's Alpha 221D Owned by Langley Cattle of Everst, Kan.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull
LCS Velvet’s Alpha 221D
Owned by Langley Cattle of Everst, Kan.

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2016 National Salers Tour

Seeing the Value of Salers in North Dakota

Salers breeders from 12 different states and Canada participated in the 2016 National Salers Tour. Over 90 breeders traveled through North Dakota, visiting six ranches and two historic sites between September 16 and 18.

Salers 2016 National Tour

The tour kicked-off on Friday evening with the Salers Genetic Value Summit. The evening provided participants the opportunity to hear from a panel of Commercial Producers: Aaron Jacobson – Noonan, North Dakota; Peter Larson – Sheyenne, North Dakota; and Kevin Strobel – Kulm, North Dakota.

We then heard from Dr. Kris Ringwall, Director – Dickinson Research Extension Center on the Value of the Female. The night ended with Dr. Matt Spangler, Associate Professor of Animal Science/ Extension Beef Genetic Specialist – University of Nebraska discussing the Ultilization of Genomic Data in your Cowherd.

MacDonald Ranches, Bismarck, N.D. and Elm Creek Ranch, Hebron, N.D. started out the cattle stops on the first section of the tour. The day was beautiful to view Salers and Optimizer cattle and to enjoy fellowship with other Salers breeders.

History enthusiasts enjoyed visiting the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame and historic Medora, with breathtaking views of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. During these stops the group learned more about the history of Native Americans and the western lifestyle on the northern plains.

Picturesque landscape started another cattle tour day as the group looked at the cattle from RAO Salers, Williston, N.D.; Effertz Key Ranch, Velva, N.D.; Feist Salers, Velva, N.D.; and Bodine’s 9th Ave. Cattle Company, Voltaire, N.D.

The tour ended with the Level Above the Clouds Foundation Female Sale, held at Bodine’s 9th Ave. Cattle Company. Six Salers breeders donated females with the proceeds going to the American Salers Foundation. The sale grossed $21,750, with the females selling for an average of $3,625.

Lot 1 – MAC Danie Ann, consigned by MacDonald Ranches, Bismarck, N.D. Sold for $3,250 to Tom Larson, Kearney, Neb.

Lot 2 – ECR Pld Lady 25D of 56T, consigned by Elm Creek Ranch, Hebron, N.D. Sold for $4,250 to Elm Creek Ranch, Hebron, Neb.

Lot 3 – TSB Darla 177D, consigned by TB Salers, Dante, S.D. Sold for $3,250 to Rowell Cattle Company, Ninnekah, Okla.

Lot 4 – Miss Key Gold 145D consigned by Effertz Key Ranch, Velva, N.D. Sold for $2,750 to Eian Wolf, Buhl, Idaho.

Lot 5 – NJF Danielle 601D consigned by Feist Salers Ranch, Velva, N.D. Sold for $3,750 to Billy Brockman, Piney River, Vir.

Lot 6 – Bodines Ms Foundtion 676D consigned by Bodine’s 9th Ave. Cattle Company, Voltaire, N.D. Sold for $4,500 to Southern Eagle Ranch, Evington, Vir.

The trip provided a great opportunity to meet Salers breeders from across the country and allowed sharing thoughts and ideas for the growth and promotion of Salers cattle. We look forward to seeing everyone for the 2017 National Salers Tour.

 

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Level Above The Clouds Foundation Female Sale – September 18

Welcome to the Level Above the Clouds VII Foundation Female Sale.

The six females for this sale have been donated by Salers producers with the proceeds directed to the American Salers Foundation.

The Foundation is a very important part of the Salers Association. All dollars are utilized to participate in research for Salers cattle; including recent DNA Genomic testing and the Annual Sire Summary Analysis.

The Foundation also helps support our youth through several collegiate scholarships.

Please click here to view the six females being offered.

For additional information, or to bid on cattle, please contact Dean Pike at 303-810-7605. The sale will be between 4-6:30 p.m. MST.

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ASA Bull Futurity is Back!

It’s back! 2017 will be another year for the Bull Futurity. In order to make that happen breeders need to know about upcoming FIRM deadlines for the Futurity. All Futurity Memberships must be sold and paid for by November 1, 2016. Individual memberships are $600 and Joint Memberships (two breeders purchasing a membership together) are $750. All proceeds, minus expenses, will be paid out to the winning bull. Bull Nomination fees are a Futurity Membership fee of $600 plus a $150 bull nomination fee. The nomination deadline is November 1. Futurity bulls must be born between August 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016 and can be 50% Optimizer to Fullblood bulls. A total of 52 Futurity memberships can be sold. The winning card holder will win the Champion Futurity bull with the membership proceeds going to the consigner of the Champion Futurity Bull. A minimum of thirty memberships and 6 bull consignments must be available by November 1 to move ahead with the Futurity.

Contact Mark Dixon at (308)414-2274 or Scott Trueblood at (620)412-6185 to reserve your membership today.

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2016 National Salers Tour – North Dakota

Join the American Salers Association in beautiful North Dakota from September Teddy-Roosevelt-National-Park-Medora-North-Dakota-2-1024x68316-18, 2016.

The tour will begin on Friday, September 16 at 6 p.m. in Bismarck, N.D. with the Salers Genetic Value Summit at the Ramada Bismarck Hotel and Conference Center.

Saturday, September 17 takes us to MacDonald Ranches, Elm Creek Ranch, North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame and ends the day with a Banquet in Williston, N.D.

The tour will wrap up on Sunday with stops at RAO Salers, Effertz Key Ranch, Feist Salers and Bodine’s 9th Ave. Cattle Company where we’ll enjoy the Level Above the Clouds Foundation Female Sale.

Hotel for Friday and Sunday Nights
Ramada Bismarck Hotel & Conference Center – 1400 East Interchange Ave. • Bismarck, N.D.
701-258-7000 – reference “ND Salers Tour-Cattlemen” • Queen room $81 + tax • King room $91 + tax

Hotel for Saturday Night
Hampton Inn & Suites – 1515 14th St. W • Williston, N.D.
701-774-5909 – reference “National Ranch Tour Group” • $89 + tax

Registration deadline is September 1, 2016; cost $175 per person.  Late registrations will be $200 per person. Click here for the registration form.

Click here to view the full schedule and information about each stop.

 

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Silver Genetics Production Sale XII Results

Silver Genetics Production Sale XII
April 3, 2016
Maryville, MO
Auctioneer: Al Conover

42 Bulls averaged $4008
34 Salers Bulls Averaged $3924
8 Red Angus Bulls Averaged $4370
10 Spring Pairs Averaged $3220
3 Fall Breds Averaged $2767

Top Selling Bulls

Lot 10 – $6500     DJF 930C
A red, polled, 87.5% son of SRS Crimson Tide 0744Z. Sold to Rob Bodine, Voltaire, N.D.

Lot 39 – $ 5750     DJF Columbia 424C
A black, homozygous polled, 75% son of Thats Zepplin 134Z. Sold to Ecker Farms, Elmo, Mo.

Lot 43 – $5750     DJF Cord 2008C
A 1A Red Angus son of C-Bar Evolution. Sold to Martha Rainey Trust, Maryville, Mo.

Lot 42 – $ 5500     DJF Columbus 1228C
A 1A Red Angus son of HXC Big Iron 0024X. Sold to Martha Rainey Trust.

Lot 34 – $5000    LKL Carpenter 605C
A red, polled, 75% son of SRS Crimson Tide 0744Z. Sold to Alan Stiens, Maryville, Mo.

Lot 32 – $5000     DJF 193B
A black, polled, 50% son of DJF Xclusive 498X. Sold to Eric Nelson, Maryville, Mo.

Lot 33 – $5000    DJF Creighton 505C
A homozygous black, homozygous polled, 50% son of SITZ Upward 307R. Sold to Groff and Linville Farms, Burlington Jct., Mo.

Top Selling Female

Lot 60 – $4250     DJF Miss 254Z
A red, polled, 87.5% cow sired by MAC Torrington 139T with a red bull calf at side sired by DJF Border Line 815B. Sold to Fox Grape Farms, Piney River, Vir.

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