2014 Simmental & SimAngus Bull Sale Report

River Creek Farms 24th Annual Bull Sale

Date: February 12, 2014
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Auctioneer: Jim Birdwell, OK

12 Fall Purebred Simmental Bulls averaged $5896

20 Fall SimAngus Bulls averaged $4937

17 Yearling PB Simmental Bulls averaged $4573

50 Yearling SimAngus Bulls averaged $5140

8 Yearling Angus Bulls averaged $5000

107 Total Fall and Yearling Bulls averaged $5058


HIGH SELLING LOTS:

Lot 1 -­‐ $9000, a Purebred son of MCM Top Grade 018X purchased by Rosebrook Farms LLC, Lincoln, KS.

Lot 18 -­‐ $8500, a SimAngus son of KNH Added Value 58W purchased by Hal Luthi, Madison, KS.

Lot 88 -­‐ $8500, a Purebred son of MCM Top Grade 018X purchased by Hal Luthi, Madison, KS.

Lot 66 -­‐ $8000, a SimAngus son of GW Premium Beef 021T purchased by Eric Nienke, Ellsworth, KS.

Lot 89 -­‐ $8000, a Purebred son of MCM Top Grade 018X purchased by Mike Spear, Lincoln, KS.

Lot 22 -­‐ $7750, a SimAngus son of MCM Top Grade 018X purchased by Rosebrook Farms LLC, Lincoln, KS.

Lot 5 -­‐ $7500, a Purebred son of MCM Top Grade 018X purchased by Chris Vohs, Bucyrus, KS.

Lot 40 -­‐ $7500, a SimAngus son of SAV Bismarck 5682 purchased by Jeff and Dan Pruitt, Beloit, KS.

Lot 41 -­‐ $7250, a SimAngus son of SAV Bismarck 5682 purchased by Mile Spear, Lincoln, KS.

Lot 42 -­‐ $7250, a SimAngus son of SAV Bismarck 5682 purchased by Ron and Christy Ratliff, Garnett, KS.

Lot 100 -­‐ $7000, a SimAngus son of MCM Top Grade 018X purchased by Jager Farms Simmental, Hazard, NE.

Lot 24 -­‐ $7000, a SimAngus son of MCM Top Grade 018X purchased by Rosebrook Farms LLC, Lincoln, KS.

Lot 49 -­‐ $7000, a SimAngus son of SAV Final Answer purchased by Jeff and Dan Pruitt, Beloit, KS.

Lot 50 -­‐ $7000, a SimAngus son of SAV Final Answer purchased by Jeff and Dan Pruitt, Beloit, KS.

Lot 51 -­‐ $7000, a SimAngus son of SAV Final Answer purchased by Jeff and Dan Pruitt, Beloit, KS.

Lot 59 -­‐ $7000, a SimAngus son of GW Premium Beef 021T purchased by Eric Nienke, Ellsworth, KS.


VOLUME BULL BUYERS:

Bob Kechter, Vona, CO; D. Rosebrook Farms LLC, Lincoln, KS; Francis Drouhard, Danville, KS; and Harold Heinen, Horton, KS, all repeat buyers purchased 5 head each. Mike Kough, Winona, KS; Jeff Thoele, Lacygne, KS; Jeff and Dan Pruitt, Beloit, KS; and Clinton Hammeke, Great Bend, Ks all repeat buyers purchased 4 head each. New buyer Triangle H, Garden City, KS purchased 3 head.

A record crowd was on hand with bulls selling to buyers from KS, CO, OK, NE, MO, NM, AR , IL, IA, and GA.