Family Hosts 42nd Annual Angus Bull Sale
is an exciting time to be in the cattle business, and enthusiasm
and optimism soars to all time highs as Cattlemen celebrate the
highest prices ever recorded. The Mike Sitz Angus Bull Sale followed
this same pattern, selling 74 Coming-Two-Year-Old Angus bulls for
an average of $9547. The Burwell Livestock Auction II LTD was the
site of the Sitz Family’s 42nd Annual Bull Sale held on a
snow covered Monday, February 2, 2015, in Burwell, Nebraska.
33, MSAR Chinook 3055, was the high selling bull of the day
for $18,000, finding it’s new home at JHL Ranch, Ashby,
Nebraska. Lot 33, is moderate framed, deep and thick, sired
by home raised, MSAR Chinook 9569. He is a heifer bull deluxe
with a CED of +11, a Birth EPD of -0.3, and Wean of +46, a
Yearling of +77, with Milk of +22 and CEM of +12. He had an
actual birth weight of 75 pounds and a Wean Ratio of 110 and
a Yearling Ratio of 106. The grandsire is CAR Chinnook 786,
with the maternal side having Papa Forte 1921 and Sitz Value
7097 in the pedigree.
customer, Brandon Bruha, Ord, Nebraska, purchased Lot 72,
MSAR Bextor 3006, for $15,000. This well made, eye appealing,
thick bull had EPD’s of +3 for CED, +2.4 for Birth,
+44 for Weaning, +76 for Yearling, and +8 for CED, and +23
for Milk. He had an actual birth weight of 87 pounds and a
Wean Ratio of 109 and a Yearling Ratio of 104. His maternal
side is the Dora line, with Emblazon and Sitz Traveler 6802
in the pedigree.
Lot 59, JJA Game Day 3043, was raised by Joel and Bethany
(Sitz) Johnston, Thedford, Nebraska, and selling for $15,000
to repeat customer Joseph Higgins, Naper, Nebraska. He was
another deep bull, sired by GDAR Game Day 449, with CTR Rito
5503 as his Maternal Grandsire. This bull’s EPD’s
were +9 for CED, -0.2 for Birth, +46 for Weaning Weight, +82
for Yearling Weight, + 9 for CEM, and a +23 for Milk. His
actual birth weight was 83 pounds and he had a Wean Ratio
of 107 and a Yearling Ratio of 109.
Gentry, Hyannis, Nebraska was the volume buyer.
a snappy sale with Mike Baxter, Ainsworth as the auctioneer.
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