2016 Simmental & SimAngus Bull Sale Report

River Creek Farms 26th Annual Bull Sale

Date: February 10, 2016
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Auctioneer: Jim Birdwell, OK

A BULL FOR EVERY BUDGET

  • Over $6000: 24% of bulls sold
  • $6000 to $4000: 40% of bulls sold
  • Under $4000: 36% of bulls sold
  • 96 SimAngus and Simmental bulls averaged $5052
  • 40 Fall SimAngus and Simmental Bulls averaged $6163
  • 56 Yearling SimAngus and Simmental Bulls averaged $4259
  • 18 Angus Bulls averaged $4278
  • 21 Yearling SimAngus heifers averaged $2095

HIGH SELLING LOTS

Lot 18 - $9750, a SimAngus son of Mytty In Focus purchased by David Knetter, Kansas City, KS

Lot 7 - $9500, a SimAngus son of SAV Final Answer purchased by R & R Cattle and Equipment LLC,Lincoln, KS

Lot 108 - $8500, a SimAngus son of SAV Final Answer purchased by Pat Crampton, Pretty Prairie, KS

Lot 1 - $8250, a SimAngus son of MCM Top Grade 018X purchased by Jager Farms, NE

Lot 19 - $8000, a SimAngus son of RC Club King purchased by Bob Kechter, Vona, CO

Lot 15 - $8000, a SimAngus son of SAV Bismarck 5682 purchased by Gottsch Cattle Co, Hastings, NE

Lot 17 - $8000, a SimAngus son of SAV Bismarck 5682 purchased by Gottsch Cattle Co, Hastings, NE

VOLUME BULL BUYERS

Grass Valley Ranch, Austin, NV; Ron and Christy Ratliff, Garnett, KS; Bob Kechter, Vona, CO; Roy Kloppenborg, Douglas, NE; Kyle Berning, Lakin, KS; R&R Cattle and Equipment LLC, Lincoln, KS; Sam and Wayne Drouhard, Harper, KS; Ray Helmer, Marion, KS; Steve Lundberg, Frankfort, KS; John Hall, Owensville, MO.

VOLUME FEMALE BUYERS

Toby Kechter, Vona, CO; Marc Henry, Longford, KS

A record crowd was on hand with cattle selling to buyers in KS, CO, OK, NE, MO, IA, IL, NV and TX.