ON THE COVER
Salers Make Great Mommas photo by Cate Doubet
2023 Board of Directors Officers
President • Gregg Jasperson (801) 667-3565
PO Box 12 • Goshen, UT 84633
Vice President • Mark Slusher (434) 821-2697
768 Nickland Drive • Evington, VA 24550
Secretary • Maria Wingert (712) 579-4446
641 1700th Street • Earling, IA 51530
Treasurer • Stan Sayler (701) 220-2000
P.O. Box 154 • Hebron, ND 58638
Billy Brockman (434) 841-3281
P.O. Box 55 • Piney River, VA 22964
Garrett Werth (785) 769-5325
1695 County Road 80 • Quinter, KS 67752
Dave Feist (701) 338-2428
4490 13th Ave. N • Velva, ND 58790
Jeff Jones (801) 710-3374
PO Box 341 • Morgan, UT 84050
Danny Willis (502) 803-5011
97C Michael Davenport • Frankfort, KY 40601
Luke Lowe (208) 791-7628
614 Crosswell Ave. • Reubens, ID 83548
Monte Rowell (405) 224-3139
731 County Road 1450 • Ninnekah, OK 73067
For The Love of
Obituary - Merle Dean Hinze
Merle Dean Hinze, age 91, of Rising City, Nebraska, passed away March 2, 2022.
Merle was born November 18, 1930 in Hastings, Nebraska attended Rising Sun country school and Rising City High School, graduating in 1948.
On April 29, 1951 he was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Shirley Drawbaugh of Rising City. To this union two children were born.
Merle loved being a farmer, along with raising cattle. Both Merle and Shirley were quite active in the Salers business. Merle served six years on the American Salers Association Board of Directors and Shirley actively participated in the Salers Belles organization. He thoroughly enjoyed watching the grandchildren and great grandchildren show cattle and participate in their activities.
He was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Rising City. Merle served on numerous boards and took great satisfaction in working for the betterment of the community and causes he believed in. He served on the Rising City Rural Fire Board for 63 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley who passed away October 21, 2020; and grandson Clint Jones.
Obituary - Antoine Bonal
Antoine Bonal - 1940 - January 27, 2022
The Salers Breed has lost a great Ambassador. Antoine Bonal sadly passed away on January 27, 2022, at 82 years of age. He served as Executive Director of the Salers Herd Book in France from 1968-2001. The man was a visionary, passionate about Salers Cattle and the key figure in realizing the significant importations and establishment of the Salers Breed in North America and the United Kingdom.
The first bull Vaillant, S.A.C.# 1 arrived in Canada in 1972. Information meetings and presentations on Salers Cattle by the Herd Book were well received and interest was keen. Many hundreds of cows were bred with Vaillant semen, and the resultant calves were very impressive. Easy calving and vigorous. Soon many cattlemen were applying for import permits to bring Salers bulls and females into Canada and the United States.
The Salers Herd Book was busy receiving incoming clients, arranging cattle tours, accommodations for clients and coordinating all the related activities. Two hundred plus Salers Cattle were exported to Canada and the United States
from 1972-1990. The volume of work to carry out health testing, shipping, closing deals was huge. Antoine Bonal made sure it got done efficiently and first class.
He also organized several follow up trips with Salers Breeders from France coming to Canada and the United States to see firsthand how the breed was progressing. International business resulted from these visits as well as many lifelong friendships. Antoine Bonal was a quiet softspoken man, respected by all who had dealings with him. I treasure memories of time I spent in his company.
Thank you for all you have done for Salers Breeders. Information compiled by Ray Depalme – Shady Ridge Stock Farm. Alberta, Canada.
Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
In March the Michigan Veterinary Diagnostic Lab began performing the Beta Mannosidosis testing for the Salers breed. Breeders should go to the Salers website and download the Testing form. Hair, blood or semen can all be tested by the $55 per sample test. Samples should read “Salers Test” and should be sent: Attention: Dr. Tuddow Thaiwong. Beta Mannosidosis test results are still needed for Donor Dam permits and Artificial Insemination permits if the individual can be determined clean via parentage.
DNA Parentage and Genotyping
The American Salers Association is now coordinating all DNA testing. Samples for parentage, coat color, horned/ polled and genomic testing should be sent direct to the office with the DNA typing form. The excel form is available from the Salers website under Herd Tools then DNA Testing. It is a three tab form, tab one is the summary and order page, tab two reflects the actual sample information including test selection and tab three represents any multi sire or dam testing information. If possible an electronic version of the form should be emailed to the ASA office to email@example.com. If electronic options are not possible a printed version of the form should accompany all samples to the Registry Office. Breeders should plan on two months from start to finish so don’t delay in sending in samples if information is needed for spring sale catalogs.
ASA Year Letter Codes
For your reference, these are the registration year codes for the American Salers Association.
2022 - K 2021 - J 2020 - H
Expand Your GENES
January 7-12, 2023
Cattlemen’s Congress | Oklahoma City, Okla.
Expand Your Genes
Join the American Salers Association for the Expand Your Genes seminar on Sunday, January 8th. We’ll begin the evening with a Meet and Greet to include hors-devours and a cash bar. The seminar will begin at 7 p.m. and include the following topics:
• Cow Herd Genotyping Project in cooperation with Neogen
• Accurate Phenotypic Data Collection
• Producer Description combining Genotype, Performance & Phenotype
• Social Media Options
Please RSVP for this event by January 1, 2023, by filling out the form below.
ASA Banquet & Annual Meeting
Join the American Salers Association for our Annual Banquet and Meeting on Monday, January 9, 2023. ASA will be awarding the Producer of the Year, Commercial Producer of the Year, 2022 Performance Breeders of the Year, ASA Herdsman of the Year, as well as the ASA Foundation Scholarship winners.
Please purchase your banquet tickets by January 1, 2023, by returning the form below. Space is limited, please reserve your spot today!
Nominations Sought for ASA Commercial Producer of the Year
The Salers breed is built for success in the Commercial Cattle industry with the breeds combined traits of female fertility, performance and carcass adaptability. With that in mind, the American Salers Association would like to reward those producers that have been able to capitalize on those productive Salers traits. Nominate a commercial producer today for this prestigious award. Applications are due December 1, 2022. Applicants need to write a letter describing all the reasons why the nominee should receive the award. The winner will be announced at the ASA Banquet held in conjunction with the 2023 National Salers events in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Foundation ASJA Scholarship Deadline
December 1, 2022, is the deadline for the ASA Foundation Scholarship application. Application forms and guidelines are available on the ASA website or by contacting the ASA office.
American Salers Expand Your Genes
Space is limited, please reserve your seat early.
Name: Phone: Email:
Expand Your Genes Seminar & Social No. of Attendees X $25/person = $
ASA Annual Banquet & Meeting No. of Attendees X $45/person = $
Please send registration and payment to ASA • PO Box 850 • Big Horn, WY 82833 Make checks payable to the American Salers Association
Best Western Plus - Saddleback Inn & Convention Center
4300 SW 3rd Street • Oklahoma City, Okla. 73108
Make your hotel reservations by December 19, 2022, by contacting the hotel at (405) 947-7000 or online at www.SalersUSA.org/cattlemen-s-congress. Rates are $93 + tax/single-double occupancy - Group Code: American Salers Association.
47th National Salers Sale
Consign your genetics to the 47th National Salers Sale! The time is NOW to enter your bulls, heifers, embryos and semen into our National Sale. Absolute and final sale entry deadline is November, 15, 2022. Contact sale manager, J.R. Adcock at 785-547-6781.
Last year’s National Sale Lot 7, a Salers bull consigned by Effertz Key Ranch sold to McCoy Livestock for $17,500! The next day KEYS Frederic 15J was chosen as the Grand Champion Salers Bull.
That’s not all! Lot 10, a Salers female consigned by White Woman Creek Salers sold to Greg Goering for $18,000! WWCS Jamaican 343J was chosen as the Reserve Champion Salers Female during the National Show the following day.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, January 7, 2023
8 a.m. Gates open for Cattle Arrival
Sunday, January 8
p.m. Expand your Genes Meet and Greet Social
Best Western Plus Saddleback Inn Conference Center Lobby
7 – 9 p.m. Expand your Genes Seminar
Best Western Plus Saddleback Inn Santa Fe/Phoenix Topics to include:
Cow Herd Genotyping Project in cooperation with Neogen
Accurate Phenotypic Data Collection
Producer Description combining Genotype, Performance & Phenotype
Social Media Options
Monday, January 9
9 a.m. National Salers Pen Show Performance Arena
2 p.m. “Expand your Genes” National Salers Sale
SBCA - Sale Facility
6 p.m ASA Banquet and Annual Meeting
Best Western Plus Saddleback Inn Conference Center
Tuesday, January 10
11 a.m. Junior Salers Show followed by National Salers and Optimizer Show
Jim Norick Arena - Ring 2
National Western Stock
Carcass Data Collection
No Substitute for the Real ThingBy Jim Doubet
Salers cattle have been known for superior carcass traits since the days of the National Western Fed Beef Contest held in conjunction with the National Western Stock Show, and the many Champions entered by Roy Moore and his Rocking M Cattle Company. Salers cattle did well at the Great Western Beef Expo, Sterling, Colorado, and the Meat Animal Research Project back in the 1990’s. Steers from the Pitchfork Ranch, Meeteetse, Wyoming, were the highest grading Continental cattle at the Strategic Alliances Field Study put on by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Many cattle were fed with carcass data collected and submitted to ASA. More recently, ultrasound became more popular and carcass traits were being evaluated with this technology.
Will MacDonald, MacDonald Ranches, Bismarck, North Dakota, has been collecting carcass data for over 25 years. Cattle are fed on the ranch and hauled as many as 550 miles away to be processed at a packing facility and carcass data collected. Will’s experience with carcass data shows that Salers cattle have the ability to deposit marbling with less
external fat than you see with some breeds. Will had a load of cattle shipped in the fall of 2021 that went 20% Prime, 77% Choice and 3% Select. Plant average was 12% Prime at the time, so they beat that by 8%. The Certified Angus Beef average at that plant was 25% and this load of cattle went 33%. Will says, “the percentage CAB would have been higher, but 30% of that load was red-hided and they could not qualify for CAB at that time.”
Their Yield Grades were also outstanding. The plant average saw 20% Yield Grade 4’s and 5’s. There were only 5% Yield Grade 4’s and 5’s on the load Will shipped stating, “The cattle had a $67 premium per head, 20% of which was made up from the advantage in Yield Grade alone with almost no YG4’s and 5’s.” Will continues, “The ability to continue to add weight and maintain acceptable Yield Grades with Salers cattle may be one of the biggest assets in the feedyard. It gives you more options when you have a longer potential marketing window where the cattle don’t get obesely fat and turn into Yield Grade 5’s.”
Will has had good success getting the individual carcass data. “The cattle have been going to JBS in Grand Island, Nebraska, and they process cattle for data on Tuesdays, so we always get them hauled down on Monday evening. I communicate with the carcass data collection person beforehand and they email me the data after it is collected. It works really well.”
Monte Rowell, Rowell Cattle Company, Ninnekah, Oklahoma, sends his steer and heifer calves to the feedlot about 90 miles away. Monte couldn’t be happier with how his cattle have done. “I really wanted to get the data to not only see how our cattle were doing, but I also wanted to get the data reported to the association so we could improve the accuracy of the carcass EPDs,” says Monte, “I need to know which bulls are getting the job done as far as their carcass data. I want my customers to be able to reap the benefits from the herd bulls I use and the sons of those bulls that they are purchasing.”
He uses electronic identification and puts in EID’s in all his cattle so he can get as much data as possible back when they go on to the packing plant. The last 10 years he ultrasound scanned the bulls he sells and all of his replacement heifers. “I think it is really important for breeders to put some cattle on feed and get the individual carcass data if possible. I know it can be hard to get at different times, but I think people need to know where they are at and the association needs to get the data reported to them to make the carcass EPDs as good as they can be.”
More recently, the Werth family of GG&T Salers, Quinter, Kansas, fed a group of 84 mixed steers and heifers that were sold to a packing plant in Kansas. Reid says, “they earned a $75.60 per head premium over the market. The cattle graded 100% Choice and higher with 56% going Certified Angus Beef or higher for Quality Grade.” Just like Will and Monte have experienced, the Yield Grade on the cattle was exceptional with 92% Yield Grade 3 or better and 0% Yield Grade 5 – almost unheard of in today’s market. “It’s been a good experience feeding the cattle. We’ve been real happy with the results and they’ve always done well,” Reid adds.
The fall of 2022 will see some high calf prices, but with the smaller inventory of cattle in the nation’s cow herd, it might just be time to consider feeding some of your calves and getting carcass data. You’ll be able to get firsthand knowledge of how your cattle feed and what the carcass data looks like. Make sure you get all things lined up to get the individual data collected and it may be helpful or necessary to have an electronic ID in their ear before the leave the ranch. And, most importantly, report the information to the association to further enhance your carcass EPDs.
The ability to continue to add weight and maintain acceptable Yield Grades with Salers cattle may be one of the biggest assets in the feedyard.
- Will MacDonald
Seeking The Newest In Genetic
Last year’s National Sale Lot 7 Salers Bull, KEYS
15J, was chosen Grand Champion Salers Bull at the National Salers Show the following
National Salers Sale &
Lot 10 Salers female in the 2022 National Sale, WWCS
343J, was named Reserve
Grand Champion Salers Female
F eeding C ows w hile C oping w ith Drought & High Input CostsBy Alfredo DiCostanzo, Nebraska Extension Educator
Drought conditions influenced forage and grain production for nearly two years. Forage and grain yields are expected to be somewhere between 1/3 and ½ of normal. Pasture yield is also low or already out. Feeding and managing cows while coping with these conditions is a challenge complicated further by costs associated with feed delivery. Cow-calf producers must incorporate three considerations that greatly affect cow feeding costs under current economic conditions: feeding group size, energy density of feed and fuel cost.
Feeds (or mixed diets) that require extensive preparation time (loading, grinding, mixing, and delivering) will create additional feeding costs not generally considered in least cost ration formulation. Diesel price at $4.50/gallon and fuel use of 4 gallons/ hour determine hourly cost of using a tractor to prepare and deliver feed at $18/ hour. For an operation running diesel-fueled equipment for one hour to feed a group of 50 cattle under these conditions, the daily fuel cost alone would be $0.36/cow. Grouping cows or growing cattle in larger groups to maximize feed delivery over groups to feed is an additional consideration under current economic conditions.
Energy density of the feed ingredient selected is directly proportional to its volume. A full bucket on a 6-foot skid steer contains 800 lb of grain but fewer than 200 lb of hay. Loading 800 lb of hay will require four times the amount of movement (time) than loading 800 lb of corn.
Energy density of the feed ingredient selected also determines daily feeding cost.
A bushel of corn grain is currently selling for $7.50 ($13.39/cwt) while a ton of hay may be purchased anywhere from $130 to $200/ton. Assuming a producer would purchase hay at $150 ($7.50/cwt) containing 15% moisture and 55% total digestible nutrients (TDN), the cost per unit of TDN would be $320/ton ($16.04/cwt). A ton of TDN from $7.50-per-bushel corn would be $346 ($17.29/cwt) considering corn grain contains 12% moisture and 88% TDN. If the TDN requirement of a cow is 15 lb/day and using feed price examples described above, the daily requirement may be met using 27 lb of hay ($2.41/cow) or 17 lb of corn grain ($2.59/cow). As already proposed, the difference, $0.18/cow, may be lost if feeding equipment (tractor or tractor and mixer) must run for an additional 30 minutes while feeding hay.
Cow-calf operators are not used to feeding high-energy diets to cows. Choosing to reduce fuel and feed costs by opting to feed high-energy diets requires some preparation. Feeding from 2 to 4 lb of hay is also recommended to manage intake and prevent grain engorgement.
Protein requirements of mature beef cows, although low, require that, once diets are formulated, dietary protein concentration is evaluated to determine if it meets requirements. A minimum of 8% is required by mature cows that just weaned a calf to as much as 12% for lactating cows. Incorporating a high-protein co-product, such as distillers grains and solubles, is one way to properly balance the metabolizable and degradable protein requirements of cows, particularly young cows, while reducing the amount of starch cows are expected to consume.
Although mixing equipment may not be necessary, allocating at least 12 to 18 inches of space per cow on the feeding trough or space is required to prevent overeating by boss cows. Cows expected to consume 10 to 15 lb of corn grain daily may be able to ingest this amount in fewer than 3 hours. Delivering hay in a round bale feeder within a fenced area and then restricting access to this area to less than 4 hours daily would eliminate the need to deliver hay daily in a bunk or rolled out on the ground.
Cow-calf operators are advised to work with their nutritionist to evaluate alternative energy-dense feed sources and to develop diet and dietary management plans to reduce feed and feeding costs.
Interviews with the authors of BeefWatch newsletter articles become available throughout the month of publication and are accessible at https:// go.unl.edu/podcast.
2022 Junior National
The 2022 American Salers Junior National Show was held July 2nd-8th, at the Heart of the Ozarks Fairgrounds in West Plains, Missouri. The theme for the week was “MO Town Showdown.” The juniors left with many fun memories.
To start off the week, we had a Stock Show U Clinic. We split the kids into a younger group and an older group. Everyone was excited to be participating and learning new information. Following the Stock Show U Clinic was the trivia contest. Many teams were very close in points throughout the contest, and we even had to have tie-breaker questions. That evening, we had a fish fry, opening ceremonies, and a live band. We also had our annual Barnyard Olympic activities, led by the Junior Board. Juniors were divided into teams of two and had to do relays that involved a three-legged race, getting a Hirsch Feed & Supply hat signed by owner, Larry Hirsch, a watermelon slice eating contest, getting gummy worms out of a whipped cream pie with only their mouth, and finishing the race by popping a confetti cannon signifying the team’s victory. This gave all of the exhibitors the chance to socialize with people from other states and make new friends, all of which was happening over the Fourth of July. The exhibitors enjoyed spending such a special holiday together.
The next day was an exciting one for the juniors. To start the day off the juniors participated in livestock judging and coloring contests. Juniors judged three classes of cattle and a class of breeding does. The Intermediate and Senior age divisions all gave a set of reasons on a bull class while the juniors answered questions. The PeeWees enjoyed participating in a coloring contest while the older kids were judging. In the afternoon, the kids competed in a speech contest, and the cooking contest, which was a new contest this year. It was made to give kids a chance to show off their cooking skills and knowledge of their dish. Smiles and laughter could be heard around the room as each team prepared their meals. After the judges tasted many delicious meals, the older kids started preparing for their board and royalty interviews.
Early in the morning, the next day, the kids headed to the scales for steer weigh in. Then there was a short break before starting the team fitting contest. Exhibitors helped each other get the cattle washed and dried before taking them to the fitting area. Teams were broken up by Intermediate and Senior division teams and PeeWee and Junior teams. Everyone fit their animals and then exhibited them in the ring to show off their hard work. Every division was full of stiff competition, making it hard for the judge to choose a winner. Each of the older kids then helped a group of the younger kids, mentoring them through getting their calves show ring ready. Once the calves were washed again the exhibitors got ready for the team sales contest. This was a contest we brought back after a few years of not having it. The kids seemed to enjoy it, and the Seniors had to think on their feet due to only knowing their topic 15 minutes before their presentation time. That afternoon members had the opportunity to learn about embryo transfer processes and gain more knowledge on the cattle industry. Soon after, you could find Board Members getting locked and loaded with water balloons in every hand, buckets of water filled, and juniors anxiously awaiting the “ready, set, go” for the annual water fight held every year. Anywhere you looked you could see a water hose hooked up, water balloons everywhere, kids and parents getting soaked, and memories being made. The joy, laughter, and water outweighed the Missouri heat that afternoon.
Thursday, was another full day for the exhibitors with the bucket calf show, the no fit showmanship contest, and the annual ASJA meeting. We had one bucket calf exhibitor, and the majority of the exhibitors participated in the showmanship contest followed by the overall showmanship contest. That afternoon was open prior to the annual meeting and the Salers Family never wastes their time. During that break you could find a few of the Board Members and many juniors in the show ring playing their own version of monkey in the middle keep away. One after the other more and more juniors would walk by and join in on the fun. The Board Members then headed to prepare for the meeting and were shortly joined by the other members and their families.
The last day of the 2022 Salers Junior National Show meant an early wake up call for show day. Due to the heat we moved the showtime up to 8:00 a.m. Friday night was the banquet which was exciting and sentimental for everyone. Winners were announced, a great meal was had, and we all had quality time with our Salers family.
Without the support of the sponsors for the 2022 Salers Junior National it wouldn’t have been possible to have this show. We greatly appreciate all of the support and we thank everyone for it. Be on the lookout for the Board Members releasing the location for the 2023 Salers Junior National Show, and make sure to keep your schedule open. You will not want to miss all of the fun next year brings.
Grand Champion Salers Heifer: WWCS Jamaican 343J, exhibited by Josie Beltz, Canton, KS. Sired by GGT P Bulletproof 901F, born 1/25/21. Earlier named Champion Junior Yearling Heifer.
Reserve Grand Champion Salers Heifer: STP High LOL, exhibited by Taylor Phillips, New Boston, MO. Sired by STP Ferdinand, born 11/15/20. Earlier named Champion Senior Heifer.
Grand Champion Bred & Owned Salers Heifer: AJCS Ezra 49H, bred and exhibited by Logan Gibson, Irvine, KY. Sired by MNMS Beast Mode, born 11/14/20.
Reserve Grand Champion Bred & Owned Salers Heifer: MPS Jaydee, bred and exhibited by Matthew Price, Mountain View, MO. Sired by WWB Franklin 4F, born 6/6/21.
Grand Champion Salers Cow/Calf Pair: JBK Felina 134F, a 6/16/18 cow sired by MAZ 50/50. Heifer calf at side, born 2/1/22, sired by WWB Franklin 4F. Exhibited by Sara Tuschhoff, Cuba, MO.
Reserve Grand Champion Salers Cow/ Calf Pair: SSS Ms Havana 204UH, a 2/11/20 cow sired by SSS Blackwalnut 309XB. Bull calf at side, born 1/2/22, sired by SSS 284AG. Exhibited by Ashley Salyers, Billings, MO.
Grand Champion Salers Bull: MPS Jericho, exhibited by Matthew Price, Mountain View, MO. Sired by WWB Franklin 4F, born 6/8/21.
Reserve Grand Champion Salers Bull: SSS Jett 368CJ, exhibited by Ashley Salyers, Billings, MO. Sired by SSS 284AG, born 11/30/21.
Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer & Bred & Owned Heifer: JB Jolene 35J, exhibited by Jase Beltz, Canton, KS. Sired by BNWZ Data Bank 1311C ET, born 11/4/21.
Reserve Grand Champion Optimizer Heifer: TTG Deva’s Polly 44J, exhibited by Chloe Voet, Home, KS. Sired by Goering Foundation Summit, born 3/3/21.
Reserve Grand Champion Bred & Owned Optimizer Heifer: MPS Jolene 196J, bred and exhibited by Matthew Price, Mountain View, MO. Sired by Patisovwer Broker 574B, born 6/1/21.
Grand Champion Optimizer Cow/Calf Pair: KM Tiana’s Gucci 925G, a 11/3/19 cow sired by NCS HA Earl 701E. Heifer calf at side, born 1/3/22, sired by GGT Bulletproof 901F. Exhibited by Kaylie McKay, Hiawatha, KS.
Reserve Grand Champion Optimizer Cow/Calf Pair: SSS Ms Guinevere 19DG, a 2/20/19 cow sired by IR Front Range
B775. Bull calf at side, born 1/17/22, sired by SSS 284AG. Exhibited by Ashley Salyers, Billings, MO.
Grand Champion Optimizer Bull: SSS Kash 19GK, exhibited by Ashley Salyers, Billings, MO. Sired by SSS 284AG, born 1/17/22.
Reserve Grand Champion Optimizer Bull: SSS Jagger 277DI, exhibited by Ashley Salyers, Billings, MO. Sired by SSS 284AG, born 3/13/21.
Supreme Champion Steer: JB Jose 3J, exhibited by Josie Beltz, Canton, KS. Sired by WWB Franklin 4F, born 2/8/21, weight: 1350 lbs.
Reserve Supreme Champion Steer: KJM Earl’s Johnny 110J, exhibited by Karson McKay, Hiawatha, KS. Sired by KJM Ferdinand 801F, born 2/2/21, weight: 1314 lbs.
Mattew Price, Mountain View, MO
Brenton Salyers Premier Exhibitor Ashley Salyers, Billings, MO
Paul Trueblood Showmanship Award Valerie Barnett, Wellington, MO
Silver Spur Salers, Maryville, MO
Top 10 Overall Exhibitors
1st – Josie Beltz
2nd – Jase Beltz
3rd – Olivia Prunty
4th – Matthew Price
5th – Karsen McKay
6th – Brynn Kruse
7th – Easton Liebhart
8th – Ashley Salyers
9th – Kaylie McKay
10th – Bailey Matlock
Queen- Mattie McKee, Missouri
Princess- Sara Tuschhoff, Missouri
Little Miss Princess- Brynn Kruse
Little Princess- Hannah Brink, IowaJustin Rose Herdsman Award Isabelle & Iris Peterson, Wayland, Iowa
ASJA 2022/23 Board of Directors
President- Taylor Phillips, Missouri
Vice President- Kaileen Dorhman, Missouri
Secretary- Chloe Voet, Kansas
Treasurer- Olivia Prunty, Iowa Reporter- Kaylie McKay, Kansas
Social Media Representative- Iris Peterson, Iowa
Director- Thomas Jacobi, Iowa
Iris Peterson, Olivia Prunty, Kaileen Dorhman, Taylor Phillips, Chloe Voet, Kaylie McKay, and Thomas Jacobi
A special thank you to all of our sponsors & the Missouri Salers! Without you the show wouldn’t go on!
Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply
Advanced Concrete Technologies
Poor Family Farms
Silver Spur Salers Simmons Bank
Bowers Saw Mill
Panther Country Salers
Madison County Feed & Farm Supply Montana Silversmith
Murphy Family Farms
Rocky Meadow Farm Rock n Roll Jeans
Missouri Salers Association
Double H Farms
Bittersweet West Phillips Farm
Jasperson Cattle Company
Southern Eagle Ranch
Gerry Isley GIT Performance
Panther Country Salers
Diamond L Salers
GGT Cattle Company
K4 Cattle Company
Street Cattle Company
Red Head Ranch
Star B Farm
Salyers and Sons Cattle Co Rowell Cattle Company
Weyer Ranch Salers
Sullivan Show Supply
Van Haur Family Edwards Farms
Merck Animal Health
Matthew Price Overwatch Consulting
Stat K/Kafka Family
White Oak Salers
White Woman Creek Salers
Fox Grape Farms
Fitzgerald Farms MacDonald Ranches
Learning for future PersonaL and Business successBy Bob Milligan Professor Emeritus, Cornell, University
In this article, I suggest leadership, team building, supervision and interpersonal relationships that will be increasingly important to your personal and beef production business success. You must increase your understanding of and skills in each. Suggestions are provided.
A look back is needed to help us understand the increasing importance of leadership. When I grew up on our Thumb of Michigan farm in the middle of the 20th century, the biggest determinant of farm success was plain old hard work. As farms grew and agriculture became more complex, the importance of managing animals and crops – operational management – was added to hard work.
In recent years, two trends have added leadership to hard work and management. The first is the increasing importance of external forces, meaning that successful operational management is no longer enough to ensure success. The second is the increasing size of the workforce.
What, then, is this thing called leadership? Marcus Buckingham defines leadership as “Great leaders rally people to a better future.” Table 1 from Accelerate: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-
Moving World by John P. Kotter contrasts management and leadership.
The two lists are best summarized as:
• Managers decide
• Leaders rally
Note: The leadership function is more focused on the future, on people –partners, employees – and on interpersonal relationships/feelings.
Suggestions to improve your understanding of and capacity for leadership:
• The Five Levels of Leadership by John Maxwell
• Discover Your TRUE NORTH: Becoming an Authentic Leader by Bill George
• Servant Leadership: How You Can Achieve Great Relationships and Results edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell
Today, many ranch and farm businesses have multiple families in leadership positions. A partnership is led by a team. The skilled sole proprietor owners typically have little or no experience in leading a team, and the new partners often have little or no leadership experience. This can be a recipe for disaster. Leadership and team building are required.
Since the owners of a partnership are a team, they need to make team decisions. This requires making the team a priority and some structure. Think
The future will be here before you know it. Will you have the knowledge and skills to succeed in the challenging and opportunityfilled future of beef production?
about what would happen to your animal feeding performance or to your planting or harvesting timing if you had no structure. A team is no different; without some structure, success is unlikely. I believe that in almost all cases this structure involves regularly scheduled and effectively led meetings.
Team success is more than just having structure. It starts with a common vision for the future of the business. The following crucial team requirements are from the Lencioni reading listed below:
1. Partners trust one another.
2. The partner team engages in unfiltered conflict around ideas.
3. Partners commit to decisions and plans of action.
4. Partners hold one another accountable for delivering against those plans.
5. Partners focus on the achievement of collective results.
Suggestions to improve your understanding of and capacity for building teams:
• Making Vision Stick by Andy Stanley
• The Secret of Teams: What Great Teams Know and Do by Mark Miller
• The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business by Patrick Lencioni
The current and future business environment necessitates an increase in the quality of supervision. Employee motivation research is increasingly supportive of the idea that employees are more productive, engaged and fulfilled when their psychological needs for choice, connection and competence are fulfilled. Choice (also called autonomy) requires that you perceive you have choices. Connection (also called relatedness) requires that you feel a sense of belonging and genuine connection to others. Competence requires that you demonstrate increasing skill over time.
The following are suggestions for enhancing your ability to provide choice, connection and competence in your workplace:
• The Truth About Employee Engagement: A Fable About Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery by Patrick Lencioni
• Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work … and What Does by Susan Fowler
• Master Your Motivation: Three Scientific Truths for Achieving Your Goals by Susan Fowler
• “Success for Supervisors:” A program I have developed with four 15- to 20-minute videos and a workbook. For more information, contact Robert Milliganor (651) 647-0495.
Think for a moment what your life would be like without interpersonal relationships – no one to interact with, talk to or even email or text. Life really is about relationships.
All relationships have one characteristic in common: trust. Think about relationships that have deteriorated. What happened? Almost always, the deterioration resulted from one or both parties violating the trust of the other person.
Enhancing our interpersonal relationships requires effort, usually including altering our behavior. The effective use of many communication tools including active listening, and asking questions is also required. Most importantly, developing relationships with partners, employees, family members, friends and trusted advisers must be a priority.
Suggestions to improve your interpersonal relationships include:
• Everyone’s A Coach by Ken Blanchard and Don Shula
• Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
• How Full is Your Bucket: Positive Strategies for Work and Life by Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton
• Start with WHY by Simon Sinek
A Final Thought
The future will be here before you know it. Will you have the knowledge and skills to succeed in the challenging and opportunity-filled future of beef production? Begin now to increase your commitment to learning.
Bob Milligan is also professor emeritus, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University.
2022 American Salers Association Membership Directory
D & T FARM .................................. CANI DON AND TERRI CANINO 37 THOMAS ROAD GREENBRIER, AR 72058 501-269-2648 • 501-269-1695 firstname.lastname@example.org
HOGUE FARMS AKJL
RICKY AND REGINA HOGUE 3054 S HWY 27 MARSHALL, AR 72650 870-448-3256 • 870-448-6688 email@example.com
PEACHEY CATTLE FARMS ................. PCF ELMER & LEAH PEACHEY 8840 N HWY 43 MAYSVILLE, AR 72747 479-790-2644 firstname.lastname@example.org
ROCKY TOP FARMS ...................... LARU LARRY OR ANNA BETH LARUE 1164 RIDGE ROAD CAMP, AR 72520 870-895-2388 • 870-371-1574 email@example.com
STREET CATTLE COMPANY SCC JAMES MACK STREET P.O. BOX 217 CAVE CITY, AR 72521 870-283-5137 • 870-613-7463 firstname.lastname@example.org james@the citizensbank.net
TRISHA DAVIS .................................. TD 618 DRY BRANCH TRAIL MAMMOTH SPRING, AR 72554 870-895-4465 • 870-750-8039 email@example.com
ADAM & SARAH NUSS ASN 14501 COUNTY ROAD 28 KARVAL, CO 80823 719-446-5428 • 719-464-1942 firstname.lastname@example.org
CLINTON CLARK CCHS CLINTON & CATHLEEN CLARK 32190 COUNTY ROAD S KARVAL, CO 80823 719-446-5223 • email@example.com
FIGURE 4 CATTLE CO. ...................... FFS GARY & GAIL VOLK PO BOX 149 22562 OATMAN RD ECKERT, CO 81418 970-929-5181 • 970-216-8748 firstname.lastname@example.org www.figure4cattleco.com
KATHLEEN SHOUP ........................... KFS 24901 HWY 17 MOFFAT, CO 81143 970-948-4535
LICKDAB RANCH .............................. LFI MIKE AND TRUDY O’DWYER BOX 1030 LIMON, CO 80828 719-740-9323 email@example.com
LILLY ALLEN...................................... JJC
P O BOX 99
DIVIDE, CO 80814 719-510-0244 firstname.lastname@example.org
SILVER SPRINGS SALERS SSRS
RICHARD H. LASS
1679 CRYSTOLA ROAD
WOODLAND PARK, CO 80863-9122 719-687-6975 email@example.com
TOMKA STOCK FARM ...................... TSF
ELLEN M KASARI
1538 REEVES DRIVE
FT COLLINS, CO 80526 970-484-1513 • 970-372-9171 www.agrivetsolutions.com
NEBEN RANCH INI
ROBERT & FRAN NEBEN 10545 BRUUN PLACE
ORLANDO, FL 32825 407-482-8176 • 407-760-3949 firstname.lastname@example.org www.nebenranch.com
GREEN ACRES FARMS .................... GAF
ROY L. SCHMIDT
106 ANNAS WALK
ATHENS, GA 30606 770-985-0664 • 404-597-4828 email@example.com
JO C. G. COLMORE JC
402 WOODFIELD LANE
RISING FAWN, GA 30738 423-309-3490 firstname.lastname@example.org www.colmorefarms.com
MARK COOK ..................................... CF
526 SEATON LOOP
COHUTTA, GA 30710 706-264-3051 email@example.com
AL CONOVER AUCTION SERVICE
ALLEN K CONOVER
PO BOX 9
BAXTER, IA 50028 641-227-3537 • 641-227-3792 firstname.lastname@example.org
BBN CATTLE ................................... BBN
BRANDON SMITH PO BOX 142
LACONA, IA 50139 641-203-6907 email@example.com
DIAMOND L SALERS
306 2ND AVE
ASPINWALL, IA 51432 712-269-1190
EDWARDS FARMS ........................... BJE
WILLIAM AND JEANNIE EDWARDS
3260 COPPOCK RD
WAYLAND, IA 52654-9446 319-653-1879 JEANNIE firstname.lastname@example.org
JEREMY BRINK LMB
3212 280TH ST
FREMONT, IA 52561 641-933-4925 • 641-660-2020 email@example.com
M & M STOCK FARM .................... MMF
MARK & MARIA WINGERT
1303 ELMWOOD ROAD
PANAMA, IA 51562 712-579-0320 • 712-579-4446 firstname.lastname@example.org
SAJE ITES PH
557 GROUSE AVE
ALDEN, IA 50006 641-373-4955 email@example.com
T BONE CATTLE COMPANY STP
SCOTT & MICHELLE PRUNTY 1077 275TH AVE
OSCEOLA, IA 50213 641-344-6683 firstname.lastname@example.org
WAVELAND FARMS ..........................KJS
KEVIN AND JANET SMITH 24950 NEVEDA STREET PLEASANTVILLE, IA 50225 515-360-9356 email@example.com
WHITE OAK SALERS LMB
MICHAEL & LORI BRINK 3093 275th STREET FREMONT, IA 52561 641-660-5185
WOLFF POLLED SALERS ................. WPS
BRIAN & LAVERN WOLFF 33809 HOLLY AVE
APLINGTON, IA 50604 319-347-2373 • 319-415-4893 firstname.lastname@example.org
BCW SALERS BCW
BRIAN AND CHRISTINA WOLF 1364 E 3900 N BUHL, ID 83316 208-944-4527 • 208-420-4644 email@example.com
CAMAS PRAIRIE SALERS .................. DLL
LUKE OR DEBBIE LOWE 614 CROSSWELL AVE
REUBENS, ID 83548 208-924-5106 • 208-924-6431 firstname.lastname@example.org
IDAHO LIVESTOCK ILC
JOHN TOMLINSON 2631 E SPRING ROCK LN HAYDEN, ID 83835 208-818-5032 email@example.com
LYMAN CREEK SALERS SBCS
SHANE AND BOBBIE CLEMENTS
8264 S 600 E
REXBURG, ID 83440 208-356-4795 • 208-716-7369 firstname.lastname@example.org
MCCOY LIVESTOCK........................ RCM
RANDY & CAROL MCCOY
3380 N 1300 EAST BUHL, ID 83316 208-731-8022 email@example.com
WILLSON LOWE WFL
614 CROSSWELL AVE
REUBENS, ID 83548 208-790-4115 firstname.lastname@example.org
JEREMY ENOS JRM
9416 E CENTER RD
STOCKTON, IL 61085 815-947-3913
KASSING FARMS JBK
993 975 E STREET
MT STERLING, IL 62353 217-773-2204 email@example.com
LAWHORN VALLEY SALERS ............... JJE
JAMES R. ENOS
9416 EAST CENTER ROAD STOCKTON, IL 61085 815-947-3913 firstname.lastname@example.org
KEBERT LIVESTOCK CORRAL GKL
GARY M KEBERT
11430 MOUNTAIN OLIVE ROAD SHOALS, IN 47581
5599 ST HWY 246 WEST SPENCER, IN 47460 812-249-7921 • 812-859-4478
MURPHY FAMILY SALERS ............... MFS
BYRON & JAMI MURPHY
11516 E BASE ROAD
SEYMOUR, IN 47274 812-523-3276 • 812-371-9121 email@example.com
SHEEHE FAMILY SALERS SFS
318 EAST MAPLE STREET
FRANCISCO, IN 47649 812-779-6304 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
/T CATTLE COMPANY WST
27075 S VALENCIA ROAD
OSAGE CITY, KS 66523 620-412-6185 firstname.lastname@example.org
5 LAZY S SALERS RS
RAYMOND M. SCHNEIDER
1982 COUNTY 671 AVE
WALDO, KS 67673 913-942-3240 email@example.com www.covertcreeklodge.com
BITTERSWEET WEST NCS
J R ADCOCK
1793 US Hwy 73
HIAWATHA, KS 66434 785-547-3481 • 785-547-6781 firstname.lastname@example.org
BOECKMAN CATTLE COMPANY .......BCC
11487 286TH ROAD
HOLTON, KS 66436 785-285-1520 email@example.com
ELDON & ROBERT BRUNTZ
34879 100 ROAD
BAZINE, KS 67516 785-398-2347 • 785-398-2457 firstname.lastname@example.org
GG&T CATTLE COMPANY GGT
CINDY GARRETT & REID WERTH 1695 CTY RD 80
QUINTER, KS 67752 785-769-5325 • 785-769-5314 email@example.com www.ggtcattle.com
HENRY EGGERS HE
2152 50TH RD
YATES CENTER, KS 66783 316-473-3673 firstname.lastname@example.org
JASON & JILL BELTZ JWBS
2504 N MERIDIAN
CANTON, KS 67428 620-654-6999 email@example.com
REID WERTH GGT
7864 COUNTY ROAD S
QUINTER, KS 67752 785-769-5325 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ggtcattle.com
TAYLOR GOERING TTG
1066 18TH AVE
GARRETT & KRISTAL WERTH ....... GWW
1697 COUNTY ROAD 80
QUINTER, KS 67752 785-769-3165 • 785-769-5332 email@example.com
GARY & CINDY WERTH.................. GCW
1695 COUNTY ROAD 80
QUINTER, KS 67752 785-769-5325 • 785-769-5312 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ggtcattle.com
MCPHERSON, KS 67460 620-755-1456 • 620-245-1891 email@example.com
5127 CR 2250
COFFEYVILLE, KS 67337 firstname.lastname@example.org
TWIN H CATTLE COMPANY LLC TH
BRANDON HEIER & LANDON HEIER
3851 COUNTY ROAD Y
GRAINFIELD, KS 67737 785-673-9398 • 785-673-9399 email@example.com
WHITE WOMAN CREEK SALERS .. WWCS
GARY & SHERRY KREUTZER
564 S HIGHWAY 25
LEOTI, KS 67861-6213 620-375-4860 • 620-874-5303 firstname.lastname@example.org
WILLIAMS POLLED SALERS BLRW
847 N HWY 14
LINCOLN, KS 67455 785-531-1730 • 816-820-6721 email@example.com
WITTHUHN CATTLE COMPANY ..... WITT
DUSTY & TOBY WITTHUHN
218 W AVENUE A BAZINE, KS 67516 785-398-1086 firstname.lastname@example.org
AMANDA J COX AJCS
1315 KNOB LICK RD IRVINE, KY 40336 606-723-3077
BROKEN FENCE FARMS ..................... BF
PO BOX 33
PINE KNOT, KY 42635 606-354-3344 email@example.com
DEL-SU FARM ...............................SHE
HOWARD & SUE EDWARDS
420 ROSE ROAD
SOMERSET, KY 42501-8506 606-679-1675 firstname.lastname@example.org
DIAMOND J FARMS DJSF
DR DONALD F JOHNSON
11660 N HWY 1247
EUBANK, KY 42567 606-379-1558 • 606-305-8747 email@example.com diamond j salers.com
KING BEE CATTLE KBC
PO BOX 174
SCIENCE HILL, KY 42553 606-875-0076 firstname.lastname@example.org
MAKENA D COX ....................... MNMS
2851 KNOB LICK RD
IRVINE, KY 40336 606-975-1716 • 859-779-3287 email@example.com
MATT & DENA CRAIG TMC
134 BROOK STREET
HARRODSBURG, KY 40330 502-604-0821 firstname.lastname@example.org
WILLIS FARMS WF
964 JOHNSON RD
FRANKFORT, KY 40601-6511 502-803-5011 • 502-226-2121 email@example.com kyagr.com/willisfarms.htm
JIM MASSELINK JM
1975 41ST STREET
EDGERTON, MN 56128 507-215-2139 firstname.lastname@example.org
JOSEPH D & JUDY ZASTROW JZ
26747 COUNTY RD 12
LONG PRAIRIE, MN 56347 320-760-1316 • 320-760-1316CELL
K BAR K CATTLE COMPANY KKCC
DANIEL & TERESA KOHLS
68549 300TH ST
LITCHFIELD, MN 55355 320-693-5884 • 612-916-6429 email@example.com www.kbarkcattle.com
MCIVER’S HAPPY ACRES ................ HA
DAVID MARYLN & SCOTT MCIVER
15624 340TH AVE
FARWELL, MN 56327-5776 320-283-5776 firstname.lastname@example.org mcivershappyacres.net
4G FARM ....................................... CG
4289 LAWRENCE 1177
MILLER, MO 65707 417-229-7985 email@example.com
BITTERSWEET FARMS ................. LLDD
15580 JACKPINE RD
CARTHAGE, MO 64836 417-358-2226 • 417-782-4701 firstname.lastname@example.org
C & E SALERS EAM
ED & CLIFF MILLER
13485 MONROE ROAD 1003
MOBERLY, MO 65270 660-651-8433 email@example.com
CB CATTLE .................................. CBM
CHARLES & BECKY MAXFIELD
906 NW COUNTY RD 1001
BUTLER, MO 64730 660-679-4506 • 816-699-2257 firstname.lastname@example.org
CHAD E PEANICK........................... CPF
1731 BEM CHURCH ROAD
OWENSVILLE, MO 65066 573-437-3583
CODY DOUBET MJB
17392 HIGHWAY JJ
CHILLICOTHE, MO 64601 303-840-4590 email@example.com
DARRYL OR SHELBY DUNN ........... DSD
6682 HWY AC
SULLIVAN, MO 63080 573-457-8505 firstname.lastname@example.org
DAVE & JANELLE FREUH ................ DJF 27152 200TH STREET
MARYVILLE, MO 64468 660-927-3600 • 660-562-4700 email@example.com www.silverspursalers.com
DOUBLE H FARMS
4679 W HWY
THAYER, MO 65791 417-280-0061 • 417-280-0507
DUNSETH FARM DCF
DONALD AND OR PAUL DUNSETH 2386 E 485TH RD
HALFWAY, MO 65663 417-445-3814 • 417-399-6327 firstname.lastname@example.org
ELS LIVESTOCK ............................. ELSL
SCOTT & STACY LIEBHART 21743 STATE HIGHWAY 148 MARYVILLE, MO 64468 660-927-3304 • 660-562-3480 email@example.com www.silverspursalers.com
GRATE FAMILY FARM ..................... GF GEORGE GRATE 16501 CTY RD 2410 ST JAMES, MO 65559 573-265-3467 firstname.lastname@example.org
KENNETH ECKHOFF KE 17588 HIGHWAY F COLE CAMP, MO 65325 660-668-3267
LOIS PHILLIPS-RODRIGUEZ ........... LOIS 15585 HWY 11
NEW BOSTON, MO 63557-2828 660-689-3556 • 660-734-0472
M & S SALERS ........................... RRAM R.W. AND RUSSELL A. MITCHELL 23913 100TH ROAD
HOUSTONIA, MO 65333-3032 660-879-4555 • 660-815-1847 email@example.com
NEAL BARNETT NEAL 10609 LINN GROVE ROAD WELLINGTON, MO 64097 816-230-5762
POOR FARMS JPF JASON AND JENNIFER POOR 5891 STATE RT UU POMONA, MO 65789 417-372-2544 • 417-372-0227 firstname.lastname@example.org
ROBERT S MARTIN ...................... RSM 1295 ST HWY W OZARK, MO 65721 417-581-1295 email@example.com
ROCKN’ C RANCH ........................... RC MATT AND ALEX STIGALL 1373 CURBOW RD GALENA, MO 65656 417-772-4202 firstname.lastname@example.org
SALYERS & SONS SALERS SSS GARY OR ELIZABETH SALYERS 401 MOONEYHAM RD BILLINGS, MO 65610 417-744-2025 email@example.com www.salyersandsonssalers.com
SHANE SALYERS SSS 401 MOONEYHAM ROAD BILLINGS, MO 65610 417-744-2025
SHOW-ME SALERS SHOW BRUCE LOEWENBERG 23000 BOURBON ROAD CLARK, MO 65243 573-687-3978 • 314-420-2806 firstname.lastname@example.org
TEMPLETON CATTLE COMPANY .... TSA RANDY TEMPLETON 600 E CALIFORNIA MARCELINE, MO 64658 660-272-3376 • 660-788-3392 email@example.com
BIG SKY SALERS SKY
WILLIAM E. HELM P. O. BOX 174 ANGELA, MT 59312 406-557-6259 • 406-853-0344 firstname.lastname@example.org
CONRAD JACOBSEN ............................ PO BOX 476 FAIRFIELD, MT 59436
DEFFINBAUGH SALERS .................. EJD
ED & JOHN DEFFINBAUGH 11151 COTTONWOOD CREEK RD LEWISTOWN, MT 59457 406-535-7603 email@example.com deffinbaughranch.com
DEICHMANN CATTLE COMPANY... DLB
MARILYN OR DAN DEICHMANN PO BOX 310 HOBSON, MT 59452 406-423-5500 • 406-799-5200 firstname.lastname@example.org www.dlbbroker.com
FREDRICKSON RANCH ..................... FR
JAY & DANNETTE FREDRICKSON 86 ADAMS ROAD
SUN RIVER, MT 59483 406-264-5785 • 406-521-0134
JACOBSEN SALERS RANCH JSR WADE JACOBSEN 1282 US HWY 89 SUN RIVER, MT 59483 406-264-5889 • 406-264-5883 email@example.com
JASON DEFFINBAUGH ................... JDS 12045 COTTONWOOD CREEK ROAD LEWISTOWN, MT 59457 406-538-7603 firstname.lastname@example.org
MIDDLEMIST CATTLE ................... MID KYLE AND EMILY MIDDLEMIST 38731 GREEN MOUNTAIN RD POLSON, MT 59860 406-396-4282 • 406-396-4282 email@example.com
MIDDLEMIST RANCH .................... MT REECE AND KATELYN MIDDLEMIST 10829 MT HWY 200 DIXON, MT 59831 406-246-3227 • 406-529-3711 C firstname.lastname@example.org
MIDLAND BULL TEST LMCD
5 BULL DRIVE COLUMBUS, MT 59019 406-322-5597 • 406-322-5210 email@example.com www.midlandbulltest.com
MJB RANCH ................................. MJB
JIM DOUBET BOX 259
LODGE GRASS, MT 59050 303-638-2625 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mjbcattle.com
PARKE RANCH.............................. PRK
EAF & TIFFANY PARKE 7 PEPPERGRASS LANE DRUMMOND, MT 59832 406-288-3573 • 406-288-3266 email@example.com
SKINNER RANCHES SRS
R E SKINNER
162 FARM TO MARKET W HALL, MT 59837 406-288-3872 firstname.lastname@example.org
DAN & DAWN UNDEM
CIRCLE, MT 59215 406-480-3519 email@example.com
WEYER RANCH SALERS DY
85 KIRCHER ROAD
MILES CITY, MT 59301 406-234-2697 firstname.lastname@example.org www.weyerranch.com
CHARLES PATTON ......................... C2W
2305 BRICES CREEK ROAD
NEW BERN, NC 28562 561-702-5649 email@example.com
PARAGON FARMS PGN
PAUL & KARRIE GONZALEZ
2160 SUMMERHILL ROAD TURKEY, NC 28393-8708 910-214-2929 firstname.lastname@example.org
RIDGEFIELD FARMS .......................... RFI
BODINE ROB 1960 BRASSTOWN ROAD
BRASSTOWN, NC 28902 828-837-6324 email@example.com
WILLIAM H SOUTHERLAND III SSF
6518 MCNEELY ROAD
WAXHAM, NC 28173 704-843-4863 • 704-527-4000 firstname.lastname@example.org
DAVE FEIST ..................................... NJF
4490 13TH AVE N
VELVA, ND 58790 701-338-2428 • 701-240-3408 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
ELM CREEK RANCH ECR
HEBRON, ND 58638 701-530-9000-S • 701-878-4836 email@example.com
HARVEY RANCH ............................ WAH
WADE TAMERA WESLEY HARVEY
9803 135TH AVE SW
1205 17TH AVE SW
MINOT, ND 58701 701-721-3005 firstname.lastname@example.org
JERROD MACDONALD................... MAC
7640 HWY 1804 S
BISMARCK, ND 58504 701-255-6096 email@example.com
KEY RANCH KEY
2820B 5TH ST NW #201
MINOT, ND 58703 701-624-5104 • 701-624-5109 firstname.lastname@example.org www.effertzkeyranch.com
MACDONALD RANCHES ................ MAC
7650 HWY 1804 SO
BISMARCK, ND 58504 701-223-6222 • 701-223-1294 email@example.com www.macdonaldranches.com
WENDY MADILYN KAITLYN BERG
23950 72ND ST SW
DOUGLAS, ND 58735 701-509-5742 firstname.lastname@example.org
15271 51ST STREET NW WILLISTON, ND 58801 701-875-4326 email@example.com
KARLA OLSON 15271 51ST NW WILLISTON, ND 58801-9310
ROGER ARVID OLSON 15271 51ST ST N W WILLISTON, ND 58801-9310 701-875-4251 firstname.lastname@example.org
ROB BODINE RRBB
3775 9TH AVE N VOLTAIRE, ND 58792 701-626-7295 • 701-626-2244 ROB email@example.com
WILL & JERILYN MACDONALD ..... WJM
7640 HWY 1804 S
BISMARCK, ND 58504 701-255-6096 • 701-223-1294 firstname.lastname@example.org www.macdonaldranches.com
4M SALERS FMC
PO BOX 251 620 WEST PINE
CERESCO, NE 68017 402-430-2081 email@example.com
DEEP CREEK SEEDSTOCK .............. DCS
140246 MITCHELL HEIGHTS ROAD
MITCHELL, NE 69357 308-623-2045 • 720-891-5171 firstname.lastname@example.org
ELLICOTT HEREFORD RANCH ERS
PO BOX 32
HARRISON, NE 69346 308-668-2146 • 308-665-5311 email@example.com
PANTHER COUNTRY SALERS ........ PCSL
2330 ROAD 2
LEIGH, NE 68643 402-487-2845 • 402-487-2535 panthercountrysalers@frontiernet. net www.panthercountrysalers.com
RAY OR DONNA ALBERT RJA
13817 HWY 66
LOUISVILLE, NE 68037 402-234-2065 • 402-297-6697 firstname.lastname@example.org
UNION CREEK SALERS UCS
DONNA MINTKEN 55120 824TH ROAD
HUMPHREY, NE 68642-5413 402-454-2494
CATTLE CO .................................. WOS
201 TRAIL ROAD
PO BOX 291 BIG SPRINGS, NE 69122 308-464-1020
BROWN FARMS INC. BFI
626 ROUTE 66
BARD, NM 88411 575-576-2207 email@example.com
GOMEZ RANCH ............................ LDG
38 CLARENCE’S ROAD
LOS LUNAS, NM 87031 505-864-0326
WARD RANCHES .......................WARD
GARY W. WARD
P O BOX 1404
GARDNERVILLE, NV 89410 916-716-4199 CELL • 775-790-6148 firstname.lastname@example.org
FRAZIER’S FARM LFF
LARRY J. FRAZIER
15150 DEAN ROAD
FREDERICKTOWN, OH 43019 740-694-9655 • 740-627-0383 email@example.com
HEART BAR S CATTLE CO .............. DDS
DOUG & KELLY SMITH
3751 BOUNDARY ROAD PROSPECT, OH 43342-9535 740-361-4619 • 740-361-4619 firstname.lastname@example.org
WARD BROTHERS FARMS WBF
DENNIS WARD 50909 SR 800
JERUSALEM, OH 43747 740-472-0364 email@example.com
4D RANCH ................................... CSD
CHRIS & SANDRA DUFF 27747 NORTH SOUTH 406 RD NOWATA, OK 74048 918-630-8003 firstname.lastname@example.org
AMY L TREECE ALTS
P.O. BOX 144 ISABELLA, OK 73747 580-822-3332 email@example.com
CHARLIE CREEK RANCH ................ CCR
RALPH OR SUSAN LEWIS 471102 HWY 101 SALLISAW, OK 74955 303-906-1559 firstname.lastname@example.org
DIAMOND LB CATTLE LBC JENNA STEWART & AUBREY & DEREK OWEN 4224 SOUTH PERRY ROAD MULHALL, OK 73063 405-630-0175
LARRY & LINDA WRIGHT ............ LJWS PO BOX 144 ISABELLA, OK 73747-0144 580-822-3332 • 580-822-3198
OLIVER KERN ............................... NKO BOX 985 CACHE, OK 73527 580-429-3597 • 580-536-4382
ROWELL CATTLE COMPANY MJR MONTE ROWELL 731 COUNTY RD 1450 NINNEKAH, OK 73067-3001 405-224-3139 • 405-519-1593 email@example.com
SARAH L TREECE .......................... SLTS
P.O. BOX 144
ISABELLA, OK 73747 580-822-3332 • 580-822-1777 firstname.lastname@example.org
TOWER HILLS RANCH THR
JOE BUSH 5661 FORAKER ROAD
SHIDLER, OK 74652 918-629-2554 • 918-287-7825 email@example.com
VF RANCH..................................... EFF
4800 S 104TH ST W
MUSKOGEE, OK 74401 918-682-9640 firstname.lastname@example.org
FLYING T RANCH ........................... BST
BRUCE & VIRGINIA TOPHAM 35133 SPRAGUE RIVER RD
SPRAGUE RIVER, OR 97639 541-533-2416 email@example.com www.flyingtsalers.com
JAMES N HEGG ........................... HEGJ 22155 403RD AVE
HURON, SD 57350 605-796-4817 • 605-796-4471 firstname.lastname@example.org
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TERRY G. BEESON 30747 403RD AVE
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LOGAN DANIEL BURLESON 2991 HWY 11 W
SURGOINSVILLE, TN 37873 828-387-1200 • 423-913-4047 firstname.lastname@example.org www.burlesoncattlecompany.com
DUNHAM RIDGE FARMS DRFJ
MICHAEL & CAROL FORD
501 HARTMANTOWN RD
JONESBOROUGH, TN 37659 423-426-2594 email@example.com
MILLER CATTLE CO .................... MCCC
BRIAN MILLER 125 ROBERTS RD
WATERTOWN, TN 37184-4430 615-237-9776 • 615-237-9898
NARRAMORE FARMS ..................... NF
3442 DECATUR HIGHWAY KINGSTON, TN 37763 865-603-0003 firstname.lastname@example.org
DUANE AND AMY ROSE
149 HARTMANTOWN ROAD
JONESBOROUGH, TN 37659 423-612-5527 email@example.com
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1094 PAUL BACON ROAD
JONESBOROUGH, TN 37659 423-348-7555 • 423-282-6241 firstname.lastname@example.org
TYGR TAYLOR ...............................SWT
1039 GANT RD
LEWISBURG, TN 37091 931-276-2534
BAR 4 S ......................................... BFS
VIVIAN SUE SMITH
7013 SHAUNA DR.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TX 76180 817-996-6580 email@example.com
BOX RANCH REBR
RON E BOX PO BOX 438 GUNTER, TX 75058 firstname.lastname@example.org
HARRIS HILL FARMS HHF
ZECHARIAH DANIEL HARRIS 1195 COUNTY RD 1443 CENTER, TX 75935 936-572-7999 • 936-591-7988 email@example.com
K 4 CATTLE COMPANY ................... CLK
CHRIS KAHLICH 4380 CR 4 HEREFORD, TX 79045 806-276-5583 • 806-344-5037 firstname.lastname@example.org
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JEFF SHIPLEY PO BOX 182 NEW CANEY, TX 77357 713-560-9190 email@example.com
VICTORIA DICKERSON JVD
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BLUE RIDGE, TX 75424 972-752-2541 • 214-932-2203 firstname.lastname@example.org
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ASPERSON CATTLE CO..................... JBC
BILL OR GREGG JASPERSON
P. O. BOX 12
GOSHEN, UT 84633 801-361-8122 • 801-667-3289 email@example.com www.jaspersoncattle.com
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3596 N WHITESEL’S CHURCH RD MT. CRAWFORD, VA 22841 540-574-4312 • 540-476-4151 firstname.lastname@example.org
FOX GRAPE FARM ........................ WWB
PO BOX 55
PINEY RIVER, VA 22964 434-277-5019 email@example.com
ROCKY MEADOW FARM RMF
2740 DOE RUN ROAD
ROCKY MOUNT, VA 24151 540-493-6012 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTHERN EAGLE RANCH................. SE
R. MARK &/OR CARLA SLUSHER
768 NICKLAND DRIVE EVINGTON, VA 24550 434-944-4948 email@example.com
WALNUT HILLS HOLDING LLC ........WHH
KENT AND JANE WARNER
1025 WEBSTER CORNER ROAD
CALLAWAY, VA 24067 804-334-2254 • 804-554-9135 firstname.lastname@example.org
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CARL POWDEN & DORIGEN KEENEY
1029 CODDING HOLLOW ROAD JOHNSON, VT 5656 802-635-7611 email@example.com
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713 DEEP CREEK RD R1 CHEHALIS, WA 98532 360-748-8970
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941 N DURRY RD
RITZVILLE, WA 99169 509-659-1083 firstname.lastname@example.org
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DUNCAN & SUSAN STONE
4771 S. WENAS RD
SELAH, WA 98942 360-249-5565 • 360-590-1264 email@example.com
MAPLE LAWN SALERS ...................... ML
8811 SPENCER ROAD
LEROY, WV 25252 firstname.lastname@example.org
C-J-R RANCH LLC ............................. CJR
JANET & BOB CHRISTENSEN
P O BOX 1269
GILLETTE, WY 82717-1269 307-682-0190 • 307-939-1295 email@example.com
CURTIS DOUBET MJB
PO BOX 395
BIG HORN, WY 82833 303-840-4590 • 303-681-7086 firstname.lastname@example.org
2406 KIRBY CREEK ROAD
THERMOPOLIS, WY 82443 307-864-2009
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WY 82801 307-737-2241
JIM AND SHERRY DOUBET
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Determining How Much Forage a Beef Cow Consumes Each DayRick Rasby Beef Specialist, University of Nebraska
It’s been dry in many parts of the country across the United States. In just a few short months, many producers will be relying on feeding some form of harvested forages. The following is an article by Rick Rasby, Beef Specialist, University of Nebraska, that may help producers make good decisions on how much hay may be needed to get the cow herd through the winter and on to green grass.
A frequent question from producers is "how much will my cows eat on a daily basis"? Producers want to meet the cows' nutrient requirement, but sure don't want to over-feed expensive forages. With the dry conditions this past summer and harvested forages at a premium, closely estimating the amount of feed needed to get through the winter and early spring will be important to contain cost.
The Difference Between Intake on a Dry Matter and As Is Basis
This can be a challenging concept to explain – what the difference between dry matter and as-fed – especially when nutriments for beef
cows are on a dry matter basis. Intake on a dry matter basis means that the forage doesn't include moisture. However, we know that the forages contain moisture and not all forages contain the same amount of moisture. So if forage intake can be determined on a dry matter basis, it can easily be converted to an "as is" or "as-fed" basis.
As an example, if it were determined the daily dry matter intake of a group of 1,200 pound cow eating an average quality hay is 24 pounds per head and the hay that they are consuming is 88% dry matter, these cows would consume about 27 (24 pounds/.88) pounds per head per day on an as-fed basis.
If the same group of 1,200 pound cows are fed a ration where part of the ration called for corn silage to be fed at 10 pounds per head per day on a dry matter basis and the corn silage is 35% dry matter and 65% moisture, the pounds of corn silage in the diet would be 28.5 (10 pounds/.35) pounds per head per day on an as-fed basis. Remember that of the 28.5 pounds of silage, 18.5 pounds is water and 10 pounds is silage.
What Determines Daily Forage Intake
There are a number of different factors that determine the daily intake of a cow. The primary factors are cow weight, forage quality, and stage of production (gestating or lactating). When feeding the same forage, cows that weigh 1,300 pounds will consume more on a daily basis compared to lighter weight cows that weigh 1,100 pounds. In
cows that are lactating will consume more feed than cows that are not lactating.
Forage quality impacts dry matter intake of cows. As the forage quality increases, indicated as an increase in TDN content of the forage, the amount of the forage that the cow can consume also increases. As forage quality increases, there is more leaf as compared to stem. When quality is low, there is more stem, therefore more cell wall contents that are not as easily digested - the forage does not pass through the rumen very fast.
In addition, as forages increase in maturity, there is an increase in lignin content. Lignin is not digested by the rumen microbes.
A good example of how forage quality impacts the amount a cow can consume daily is wheat straw. Wheat straw is low in protein and energy, 4.0% crude protein and 40% TDN. When cows have full access to wheat straw, they don't quit eating wheat straw because they don't like it, they quit eating it because they can't stuff anymore into their rumen. Straw has such a low digestibility that it takes extra time in the rumen for it to be digested and passed through the rumen before more can be consumed. Daily intake on a dry matter basis may be 1.6% to 1.8% of her body weight. In comparison, corn silage will typically be about 70% TDN and lactating beef cows can easily consume 2.5% to 2.7% of their body weight on a dry matter basis of this feed.
There are some "thumb rules" to help estimate daily feed intake of cows on a dry matter basis consuming forages of differing quality when they are either gestating or lactating.
• When forage quality is low (52% TDN or less) and cows are not lactating, they will consume 1.8% and lactating cows about 2.0% of their weight on a dry matter basis.
• If the forage quality is average (TDN content between 52% and 59%), non-lactating cows will consume about 2.0% to 2.1.% and lactating cows about 2.3% of their body weight daily on a dry matter basis of this forage.
As an example, if the forage were 55% TDN and lactating cows on the average weigh 1,200 pounds, then it could be estimated that they would eat 28 (1200 pounds x 0.023) pounds of hay daily on a dry matter basis. If the hay were 88% dry matter, on an "as-fed" basis, cows would eat about 32 (28 pounds/.88) pounds daily. If there were 200 head of cows in the herd, it would take about 3.2 ton of this hay per day [(200 head x 32 lb/hd/da)/2000lb] not accounting for any waste.
Estimating daily feed intake of your cow herd is the first step in determining the amount of forage that is needed to be on-hand for a harvested forage feeding program. When forage availability is tight like it is during drought, being able to determine how much inventory needed will help enhance the profit potential of the cow/calf enterprise. g
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Back to Our Origins
The wonderful breed of cattle we produce had their beginnings in the country of France. As a Salers breeder for over three decades, the opportunity became available for us, along with our new friends and Salers Breeders - Charles and Kathy Patton of NC, to visit the French countryside and the cattle breeders of the homeplace of the Salers cattle.
The Salers cattle are predominantly located in the Auvergne area of France (highlighted by the dark area on the map). They are considered a dual purpose breed in France - Beef and Dairy. So, we toured Salers beef and dairy farms in the Cantal area of this region. This area is composed of volcanic material and is the outer section of the Alpine foothills. As a ‘thank you’ to our French Salers farmers, we left them with a banner where we all signed as a way for them and us to remember the visit and fellowship.
Salers Dairy Farm Visit
Our first visit was at the farm of Pierre Lespine (His dairy farm known as Les Montagnes de Pierre). He and his wife had non-farm jobs in the city of Lyon for many years, but Pierre wanted to get back to the agriculture of France specifically in making cheese. After petitioning the French government, they were awarded a farm in the Cantal area. He and his family have done well. They have won the Gold Award for quality Salers cheese for 2021 and 2022. Quite a feat for only being in agriculture for 8 years. Their slogan is 'Au bout d’ un reve, un fromage' which translates to 'after a dream, a cheese'.By Mark Slusher
The manufacturing process of SALERS cheese must follow a historic "standard recipe", however each SALERS cheese batch is unique, has its own identity, its own taste. The authentic Salers Cheese can only be from Salers cows grazing pastures from April 15 to November 15 WITHOUT any supplementation. The first stage of production will take place immediately after the end of milking the Salers cows. Then, rennet (a solution to start the cheese to curd) is added to raw, whole milk to facilitate coagulation. This process is mixed about in a wooden
processor by hand. The curd is cut manually using the freniale (specialized tool). It's about getting regular grains or curd size. The remaining liquid is then evacuated and the curd is gathered in a compact mass. The curd is deposited in the press device where it will undergo progressive pressing, interrupted by cutting the cheese tome (solid material) into blocks and turning it over. These steps are done manually as many times as necessary. The pressed tome is then left to mature for several hours. (This phase promotes the development of lactic ferments present in the milk).The tome is then crushed and salted. The mixture of the tome with the salt is done by successive stirrings. The tome mixed with salt will then be left to rest for at least 3 hours. The tome is packed manually in a mold lined with a fine linen cloth. This canvas serves as a drain. They then put the famous plate which stamps the authenticity of SALERS cheese in forming the mold. Pictured is the ‘stamp’ of the plate.The mold, used to manufacture SALERS, has a particular shape with 2 bulges at the top and bottom forming the cheese wheel. The tome in the mold is placed under the “pesadou”, where it will undergo an increasing amount of pressing for 48 hours. Thus the draining will be finished and the piece will then take its final shape. The piece is turned over several times during
these 48 hours. It is then placed in the refining cellar where the SALERS cheese wheel will remain for a minimum of 3 months.
Salers Breeder Visit
Our visit with the LaFon family was eye opening! This family has been breeding Salers cattle since the late 1800s. Giberre Lafon, the current patriarch of the farm, has so many awards from showing Salers cattle at the national show that his home is lined with plaques, awards, and Grand Champion bells. As stated earlier, they have many Salers show awards for their bulls but not so with their females until 2019 where they had the France Grand Champion Salers Cow nicknamed
The community in the area are so very supportive of the Salers cattle and the trek to move them to the mountains on the small roads is a ceremony involving ALL of the community in a festival type atmosphere. The Lafon family graciously provided us with a Salers steak with cheese potatoes and wine at a local restaurant.
‘Hoosie’. She is depicted on their farm sign and here she is in the pasture. Gilles was the one at the halter when they won. Here is one of her 2 year old sons being used in the pasture. Recently, this bull was sold to a cattleman in Poland.
The LaFon family was so delightful and willing to talk ‘cattle’ on every level. Interestingly, they do not sell bull semen or do embryos as Giberre believes that is so unnatural. They have 105 mature cows and had already placed them in the upper mountain for the summer grazing. The cows carry a bell with a leather belt around their neck so they can be found in the fog or to help identify them. Each herd has some slight differences in the bells or a special engraving.
The Cantal Salers members provided us with a reception with the President of the Department of Cantal Agriculture, Bruno Faure. We were greatly flattered to have them recognize us American Salers breeders. Many other local Salers breeders, political officials and agricultural dignitaries were in attendance. Again, Charles and I presented them with a signed banner for them to hang in the governmental building reception hall.
Pictured are Charles Patton, Nelson McDaniel (translator), Bruno Faure, Mark Slusher, Giberre LaFon
The eight day trip was more fun than expected. To see the French cattlemen take care of the animals, the land, and integrate with their communities was just wonderful. Being on a non-traditional tourist trip where we actually got to see the ‘real’ French countryside and the ‘real’ French people was very special. And of course, Carla states the local food was wonderful but their desserts were out of this world! If I may say, the local wine/cheese was pretty darn good also! If you ever get the chance to take a trip to France to the Salers region, do not hesitate. It is fantastic to be a breeder of Salers Cattle and to have made a connection with other Salers breeders around the world. Not many breeds can say that!!
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n OCTOBER, 2022
Tower Hills Ranch Private Treaty Kickoff Sale, Shidler, Okla. Contact: Joe Bush (918) 629-2554 or Lance Campbell (208) 392-8844
11 Colmore Farms Breeding Champions Online Sale, www.CWCattleSales.com. Contact Jo Colmore (423) 309-3490 or Jason Beltz (620) 654-6999
23 T Bone Cattle Online Show Cattle Sale, www.StockShowPlanet.com. Contact Scott Prunty (641) 344-6683
n NOVEMBER, 2022
13 ELS Livestock & Silver Spur Salers Somewhere in the Middle Online Female Sale
15 National Sale Entry Deadline Contact: J.R. Adcock (785) 547-6781
15 North American International Livestock Exposition, Louisville, Ky.
n DECEMBER, 2022
5 Jacobsen Ranch Annual Production Sale, Great Falls, Mont. Contact: Wade Jacobsen (406) 799-5889
n JANUARY, 2023
9 MacDonald Ranches 12th Annual Genetic Partners Sale, Napoleon, N.D. Contact Will MacDonald (701) 255-6069
7-12 Expand Your Genes Salers Events, Oklahoma City, OK
8 - Expand Your Genes Meet & Greet Social @ 6 p.m.
Expand Your Genes Seminar @ 7 p.m.
9 - National Salers Pen Show @ 9 a.m.
National Salers Sale @ 2 p.m.
ASA Banquet & Annual Meeting @ 6 p.m.
10 - National Salers & Optimizer Show @ 11 a.m.
13-15 National Western Stock Show, Denver, Colo.
13 - Pen Heifer & Bull Show @ 3 p.m.
15 - Salers & Optimizer Show @ 8 a.m.
n FEBRUARY, 2023
13 Big Sky Salers 39th Annual Salers Focus Bull Sale, Dickinson, N.D. Contact: Bill Helm (406) 557-6259
18 Panther Country Private Treaty Kickoff Sale, Leigh, Neb. Contact: Tim Reichmuth (402) 487-2845
23 GG&T Cattle Co. Production Sale, Quinter, Kan. Contact: Garrett Werth (785) 769-3165 or Reid Werth (785) 769-4855
28 39th Annual Idaho Classic Bull and Female Sale, Caldwell, Idaho. Contact: Luke Lowe (208) 791-7628
n MARCH, 2023
TBD MJB Ranch Inaugural Production Sale, Montana. Contact Jim Doubet (303) 638-2625
9 45th Annual Effertz Key Ranch Bull Sale, Rugby, N.D. Contact: Kevin (701) 720-1363, Roger (701) 720-1156 or Bryan (701) 720-0802
14 MacDonald Ranches Performance Power 2023 Sale, Bismark, N.D. Contact: Will MacDonald (701) 255-6069
17 TB Salers Annual Beef Business Sale, Dante, S.D. Contact: Terry Beeson (605) 481-0646
26 Silver Spur Salers Silver Genetics Production Sale XIX, Maryville, Mo. Contact David Frueh (660) 541-0361 or Scott Liebhart (660) 562-3481
TBD RAO Ranch Production Sale, Williston, N.D.
Roger Olson (701) 845-4521 or Curtis Olson (701) 875-4326
1 Southern Eagle Ranch Generations of Genetics Sale, Evington, Vir. Contact: Mark Slusher (434) 944-4948
4 Northern Exposure Bull Sale, Hebron N.D.
Stan Sayler (701) 220-2000 or David Feist (701) 240-3408
12 Clark Anvil Ranch Annual Production Sale, La Junta, Colo. Contact: Clinton Clark (719) 446-5223
15 Back to Grass Sale, Gallatin, Mo. Contact: J.R. Adcock (785) 547-6781
2023 National Salers Sale 21
Big Sky Salers 41
Bittersweet West 49
Camas Prairie Salers
Clark Anvil Ranch
Conover Auction Services
Deichman Livestock Brokerage
Effertz Key Ranch
Elm Creek Ranch
Feist Salers Ranch 10
Figure 4 Cattle Company 9
GG&T Cattle Co IFC
Idaho Salers Assn. 37
J Reverse J 7
Jacobsen Ranch 11
Jasperson Cattle Co. BC
K4 Cattle Co 50
Lyman Creek Salers
Panther Country Salers
Rocky Meadow Farm
Rowell Cattle Company
Silver Spur Salers
Southern Eagle Ranch
T Bone Cattle Co.
Tower Hills Ranch
Walnut Hills Farm
White Woman Creek Salers
Wright Cattle Co