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The Official Publication of the American Salers Association

AMERICAN SALERS Magazine

March 2020

SALERS

More Live Calves Means More Profit


Polled Purebred Black Salers Bull P715667 • Calved 1/10/2017

D Millennium 6104F

CD Millenium H8011 CD Glenda E115

SRS Stand Out 0204S

FFS Miss Universe 762U FFS Sindy 762S

D 162 Black Special 360 D 25 Miss Big Trade 261 Keys PLD Wizard 119B Fancy SRS Laredo 9609L SRS Columbia 0204M RSKY Master Grant 952M FFS Josie 228J

EPDs: BW 1.0, WW 34, YW 70, MM 19, MWW 36 2020 National Western Data: REA 20.6 sq. in. • IMF 3.74 • Fat .62 in. SC 43 cm • Denver Wt. 2,264 lb.

About the Bull…

• Outcross for many Salers bloodlines. • Superior Disposition. • The Frame, The Muscle and The Phenotype we’ve all been waiting for.

About His Dam…

• Outcross for many Salers bloodlines. • Superior Disposition. • Seven calves weaned in two herds with a 106 average weaning ratio.

Contact Southern Eagle Ranch to order Earl semen

$40/ straw • $35/straw with purchase of 30 straws or more (sur char ge a Semen is stored at and will be shipped from KABSU in Manhattan, KS ppli es)

Mark & Carla Slusher Family Evington, VA (434) 944-4948 soeagleranch@gmail.com

David, Maryln & Scott McIver Farwell, MN (320) 232-7277 (320) 766-0415

Chris Kahlich Hereford, TX (806) 276-5583 (806) 344-5037

J.R. Adcock Hiawatha, KS (785) 547-6781 bittersweetwest@rainbowtel.net


Heifers & 50 Bulls Sold Private Treaty Red & Black • Purebred & Optimizer • Several Heifer Bulls

Call or come by to reserve bulls. Delivery in April, or when needed. Free delivery within 400 miles

Gregg Jasperson 801.667.3565 or 801.361.8122 P.O. Box 12 • Goshen, UT 84633 Email: jaspersoncattle@gmail.com Website: www.jaspersoncattle.com • Follow us on Facebook AMERICAN SALERS

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AMERICAN SALERS Magazine

The Official Publication of the

American Salers Association

19590 East Mainstreet, Suite 104 Parker, CO 80138-7371 (303) 770-9292 • Fax (303) 770-9302 www.SalersUSA.org

2020 Board of Directors Officers President • Monte Rowell (405) 224-3139 731 County Road 1450 • Ninnekah, OK 73067

FEATURES 20 14-17 10

2020 ASJA Junior National 45th National Salers & Optimizer Parade of Champions Association Enhancements

REGULARS 6 22 22

Vice President • Stan Sayler (701) 220-2000 P.O. Box 154 • Hebron, ND 58638 Secretary • Mark Slusher (434) 821-2697 768 Nickland Drive • Evington, VA 24550

ASA News Advertiser Index

Directors

Calendar of Events

ON THE COVER

Gregg Jasperson (801) 667-3565 PO Box 12 • Goshen, UT 84633

A look at new marketing for ASA

Maria Wingert (712) 579-4446 641 1700th Street • Earling, IA 51530

Salers Association Staff

Executive Vice President/Editor Sherry Doubet sherry@salersusa.org Advertising Sales Dean Pike Cell: (303) 810-7605 Home: (308) 623-2045

Registry Services Holly Stout - hstout@salersusa.org Designer Ballyhoo Printing / Amy Clarkson communications@salersusa.org

@2020 American Salers. All rights reserved. Reproduction without permission from the American Salers Association is prohibited. The American Salers Association is not liable for the claims made by advertisers in the American Salers. The American Salers Association is not responsible for unsolicited materials. Photographs and Manuscripts; contributors are invited to submit photographs and manuscripts pertaining to Salers cattle and their producers. Preference is given to material accompanied by photographs or illustrations. All submitted material accepted for publication is subject to editing and revisions.

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

POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: American Salers Association • 19590 East Mainstreet, Suite 104 • Parker, CO 80138

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MARCH 2020


April 8, 2020 @ Noon La Junta Livestock Auction La Junta, Colorado

2-year old Salers and Optimizer Bulls Offering... 35 27 2-year old Hereford Bulls 10 Yearling Salers and Optimizer Bulls

These are thick, beefy bulls from top bloodlines in the Salers, Hereford and Angus breeds. They are growing well but are not fat. Guaranteed against breeding injury for the first breeding season.

C 884Y 1605 112F | Born 2/1/18 Sire: C 9132 DOMINO 5S 884Y Dam: C MS 1605 FIVE S 184A BW 2.8 | WW 46 | YW 76 | MILK 29

C 028X DANDY 85F | Born 3/7/18 Sire: CHURCHILL SENSATION 028X Dam: C MS DANDY FIVE S 635D BW -1.3 | WW 47 | YW 72 | MILK 33

CCHS ALTITUDE 2U66 142F | Born 3/8/18 Sire: MCCONNELL ALTITUDE 3114 Dam: CCHS MS 2U66 HOOVER 546D BW -3.3 | WW 41 | YW 89 | MILK 16

CCHS 958 FOCUS 186F | Born 3/24/18 Sire: CCHS HOOVER FOCUS 958Z Dam: CCHS MS FOCUS MEGA 957Z BW -2.6 | WW 48 | YW 94 | MILK 21

CCHS SIERRA MAKE 987F | Born 2/20/18 Sire: CDB MR SIERRA 44Z Dam: CCHS MS MAKE WEB 980Z BW 2.2 | WW 38 | YW 69 | MILK 23

CCHS HICKOK 350 334G | Born 2/15/19 Sire: MILL BAR HICKOK 7242 Dam: CCCHS MS 350 FOCUS 961E BW -0.7 | WW 49 | YW 94 | MILK 19

The Clinton Clark Family Clinton Clark (h): 719-446-5223 | (c): 719-892-0160

32190 County Road S Karval, CO 80823

Adam Nuss (h): 719-446-5428 | (c): 719-464-1942

Visit us online at: www.facebook.com/clarkanvilranch or www.clarkanvilranch.com

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ASA News Obituaries Jerry Allcott

Salers Junior Amelia Liebhart is winner of National FFA Diversified Livestock Proficiency

Dwight Jerome “Jerry” Allcott passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020, from natural causes, in Nampa, Idaho, at the age of 89.

Amelia Liebhart, New Boston, Missouri, 14 year ASJA member, was recognized by the National FFA Organization with the National FFA Diversified Livestock Proficiency Award during the 2019 National FFA Convention.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Charmain, children; Karen Allcott, Lance (Cyndi) Allcott, Linda (Mark) Pedersen, and Kim (Glenn) Whitaker, and four stepchildren: Rhonda (Wayne) Taylor, Terry (Michelle) Mote, Allen Mote, and Sheri Mote and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He retired as a Fire Captain with the Anaheim Fire Department in California after 27 years of service. He cherished his lifelong friendships and the brotherhood of the AFD looked forward to the yearly Fireman’s Retirement Pancake Breakfast. He served as President of the Idaho Salers Association for over 20 years. Salers were his favorite breed of cattle and his herd bulls are scattered to ranches far and wide. He purchased his first Salers cattle in 1984 and in 2006 was awarded the American Salers Association Honorary member award. He also actively promoted the Canyon County 4-H and helped and sponsored many kids to learn through 4-H programs. He had a deep love for his family and friends and thoroughly enjoyed fishing and eating oatmeal raisin cookies. Salers breeders throughout the continent will miss the passion of Jerry Allcott.

Northwest Missouri State University pre-vet major, Amelia Liebhart has dreams of returning to her family’s farm in New Boston, Missouri. “It’s my goal to carry on our family’s farming legacy. I want to be a large animal veterinarian and continue to raise livestock with my family,” Liebhart explains. Currently, Liebhart owns and manages a herd of nearly 50 Salers beef cattle and a small breeding tribe of Boer meat goats. Throughout middle and high school Amelia also raised a small farrow-to-finish hog operation. Along with goal setting, Liebhart’s livestock and her involvement in the FFA provided her with ample leadership opportunities. Through FFA, she participated in livestock judging and served as Bucklin FFA Chapter President. Actively involved in the American Salers Junior Association, she promoted her herd’s genetics exhibiting cattle at Junior National Shows, the Missouri State Fair and local fairs. She is the current American Salers Princess. Congratulations to Amelia Liebhart, as the National FFA Livestock Proficiency Award winner.

Ronnie Galen Reece Ronnie G. Reece, age 70, of Pikeville, Tennessee died, January 22, 2020, at his home. Ronnie graduated from Bledsoe County High School in 1967 and married the prettiest girl ever, Regina Smith, on July 27, 1968. He welcomed a daughter, Lehan, while serving in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam conflict. He obtained a BS degree in Engineering at Tennessee Tech University. He was owner of PES (Professional Engineering Services) and had a passion for farming. He ran Fall Creek Farms with a true love for the land and appreciation of the rich history of our area. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Regina Reece; his only daughter, Lehan; and his pride and joy, his grandson, Alex. Ronnie was very active in the Salers breed, purchasing his first livestock in 1991 and then joining in 1994. He served on the ASA board of directors from 2001 to 2008 and was president for two of those years. He dedicated much time an effort towards the preservation of the breed having been involved in numerous Salers tours and Junior National events. He will be missed by many.

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Fourth-generation cattle producer from New Boston, Missouri, Amelia Liebhart was recognized by the National FFA Organization for the skills she has developed through her livestock enterprises, winning the National FFA Diversified Livestock Proficiency during the 2019 National FFA Convention. Liebhart (center) is a member of the Bucklin FFA Chapter. She is pictured here with National FFA Eastern Region Vice President, Adrian Schunk (left) and her FFA Advisor, Valerie Montgomery.

ASA Year Letter Codes For your reference, these are the registration year codes for the American Salers Association. 2020 - H 2019 – G 2018 – F 2017 – E g

MARCH 2020


ROWELL Silver Genetics

Cattle for theReal World! Bulls & Females Production Sale XVI

SELLING

Salers - Red Angus - Composites

March 22, 2020 • Maryville, MO

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Salers cattle sold on the grid are exceeding the averages and returning a profit. Our 2017 steer and heifer calves that were in the feedlot and harvested

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May 18, 2018 graded 72% Prime or Choice (heifers) and 53% Choice (steers) with 45% YG 1 or 2 on the heifers and 58% YG 1 or 2 on the steers.

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WARD A336 RELIC 30R (Pictured above) — ASA P696899. 80% Salers, 20% Angus. MAC Relic 30R x MAC F1 Rainstar 15R.

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OPP 239Z OF 70U — ASA P681404. 87.5% Salers, 12.5% Angus. AVS Out West 210X x GGT P Blk Tank 144R.

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KEYS RETRIBUTION — ASA P696736. 50% Salers, 25% Red Angus, 25% Angus. KEYS Direct Fire 18Y x KEYS Matrix 99T.

Bonfire 97B

FR DAYLEN 6D (Junior Herd Sire) — ASA P712608. Purebred Salers. DY Andrew 310A x FR Dakota Prairie 7ZR.

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MAC EMPORER 114E (Junior Herd Sire) — ASACombination P720927. 87.5% Salers, 12.5% Angus. Big Sky Evidence 53Y x MAC Navigator 281N. of marbling and performance

BW 1.4 | WW 56 | YW 111 | Milk 8 | Marb 1.6

IN SERVICE % Salers, 20% Angus. MAC x MAC 2018 F1 Rainstar 15R. Selling pick ofRelic our30R spring replacement heifers! % Angus. AVS OutTri-States West 210X x GGTNational P Blk Tank 144R. Salers Tour us, 25% Angus. Keys Direct Fire 18Y x J W K 21–23, New Design2018 0028. September ers, 25% Angus. MAC Liberty 76Y x MAC Topeka 159T. All proceeds benefit the ASA Foundation.

Give us a call for needs! ll u b r u o y BULLS FOR SALE NOW! Call Monte (405) 519-1593

Angus, 25% Angus. KEYS Direct Fire 18Y x KEYS Matrix 99T.

bred Salers. DY Andrew 310A x FR Dakota Prairie 7ZR.

alers, 12.5% Angus. Big Sky Evidence 53Y x MAC Navigator 281N.

AMERICAN SALERS

Cattle Company

Monte Rowell & Family (405) 224-3139

731 CR 1450, Ninnekah, OK 73067

E-mail: rowellbunch@juno.com

BLACK | RED | PUREBRED | OPTIMIZER

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The 2020 Northern

Exposure Sale

Tuesday, March 31 • 2 p.m. • Elm Creek Ranch

7040 County Road 139 • Hebron, N.D.

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David Feist 701.240.3408

Find us on Facebook @feistsalersranch

Brad Feist 701.570.2953

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Featuring Powerful Salers sire groups by: TSB Hunter 10C Big Sky Revelation 40B Composite heifer bulls out of: Connealy Comrade 1385 Musgrave Aviator Eathington Sub-Zero

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50% out of Connealy Comrade 1385 79 lb BW heifer bull

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ECR Grower 955G

87.5% out of TSB Hunter 10C 81 lb BW

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WW +52

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Contact: Stan Sayler..................(701) 220-2000 Casey Flemmer...........(701) 870-4428 Ryan Jarratt................(701) 301-1836 Joe Nelson...................(701) 870-4580

www.ElmCreekRanch.net

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ASA - From 2019 and Beyond Registry software upgrade to ILR2 The year 2019 seemed like a whirlwind here at the American Salers Association. As you know, ASA staff contracts our registry services for two additional breed associations, the North American South Devon Association and the American Aberdeen Association. All three breeds upgraded the registry software to the new International Livestock Records software (ILR2) as provided by the Agricultural Business Research Institute in Armidale, Australia. The ILR2 software is used by a multitude of cattle and other species as the registry software in over 30 countries. For those of you not familiar with software conversions, they can be challenging. ASA started with Aberdeen in early January. That breed is our smallest database and has the least amount of performance data, so it was the logical beginning to sort out programming modifications. We then moved to South Devon in early May, and followed with Salers in July. The new software does offer some great enhancements for Salers Breeders.

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Upload and download registration and registry spreadsheets. For those operations not using a ranch management computer software system, Salers producers can now receive a comma delimited file (csv) to open in applications such as Excel or Google Docs to fill in registry and performance data. That file can then be uploaded direct to the registry system for much quicker and more accurate registry information. Members can then log on to their online account and retrieve PDF reports of processed data. Additional enhancements include quicker upload and download of ultrasound scanning spreadsheets and turn-key sale catalog download files. Additionally, the listing of coat color on all animals in the pedigree is now on papers and there are data enhancements to the dam production progeny reports.

Initial Data Implementation to International Genetic Solutions (IGS) for EPD Calculations In 2018, three Board’s of Directors, including the American Salers Association, the Salers Association of Canada and the North American South Devon Association, decided to pool our funds and together and join the database of International Genetic Solutions. Each organization was interested in getting the most accurate EPDS for each of our respective Breed Associations which would also include the availability of Genomic Enhanced EPDS for those animals having a 50K or greater genomic test on file. In early September 2019, ASA embarked on that journey with our first download of Performance and Genomic information from all of our respective groups through the newly established pipeline to IGS.

American Salers North American South Devon

Canadian Salers

Once the programing snags were identified and corrected, all of the organizations began weekly transmissions of data to and from IGS. The Salers data then entered the beta testing phase. Dr. Bruce Golden at Theta solutions had to add additional programing to the Bolt software to be able to properly identify both breeds of cattle. All available research regarding breed difference and identification was also used to be able to get where we are today. As I write this article, ASA has just received the first EPD/Genomic data from the Beta test run. We are nearly able to provide North American Salers producers the most accurate EPDs ever provided for our breed. We are now part of the largest beef cattle database in the world of nearly 19 million animals representing 17 different breed associations in the US, Canada and Australia. To date, over 230,000 genotypes are now included and the Salers DNA is a part of this. The more we know about our cattle, the better decisions we can make as cattle breeders. ASA will distribute information to all breeders upon completion of the evaluation of the final DNA run. EPDs will then be calculated in a weekly run for each organization.

Neogen Lab

For those breeders that assisted the American Salers Association by participating in the 50K sire genotyping project, you will now begin to see the rewards from your participation. The chart below lists the number of progeny it would take for each trait to reap the benefits of one genomic test. Exciting times are ahead for the Salers breed to now have this type of information for our seedstock and commercial producers. continued on page 12...

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2020 Estimated Progeny Equivalents An estimated progeny equivalent is the average number of progeny records it would take to see an equivalent change in accuracy from a genomic test. For example, if a non-parent animal is genotyped, the accuracy of his/her EPD is akin to an animal that has already produced 5 offspring with a carcass weight record (see table below). Over time, these estimates will change as statistical models are improved, the number of phenotypes increases, and the information from genomic data improves. Trait Calving Ease (Direct) Calving Ease (Total Maternal) Birth Weight Weaning Weight Yearling Weight Milk Stayability Docility Carcass Weight Marbling Rib Eye Area Back Fat

2020 Estimated Progeny Equivalents 25+ 4 22 25+ 25+ 19 15 25+ 5 8 6 8

ASA Enhancements for Seedstock Producers in 2020 Additionally, the ASA board of Directors has made some significant modifications to allow Salers seedstock producers more flexibility when it comes to the record keeping process. The ASA board has expanded Animal ID systems for Registry. Breeders now have a choice between three different methods to uniquely identify registered seedstock. 1. Tattoos Producers can still use a tattoo as a means of official identification. The tattoo still must include a number and the year letter but herd letters are now optional. 2. Tattoo Freeze Brand or Hot Iron Brand A brand including the number and the year letter in now also considered an official means of identification. 3. Electronic Identification (EID) A UDSA approved RFID Electronic Identification tag is now an official means of identification for the registration of Salers cattle. Producers will be required to obtain a Premise Identification number to purchase RFID EID tags through an official vendor. Producers can enter EID numbers on any and all electronic spreadsheets when registering cattle. A provision will be in place in case of a lost EID. Salers producers can now choose to utilize one or all three methods of identification for registered cattle. The ASA would like to encourage more than one method to better allow for a lost EID or an illegible tattoo or freeze brand. ASA is excited for the new opportunities that exist to better identify Salers cattle and the great leap ahead we will have made when we finalize the IGS Genomic Enhanced EPDs. It is an exciting time to be involved with a great breed of cattle that are more right for the industry and cattle producers everywhere. g

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Real World Genetics April 27, 2020 | 2 p.m.

Sitting Bull Livestock Market - Williston, N.D. Selling Progeny of

SELLING 40

Outstanding Bulls With Herd Bull Potential!

RAO Bulls will pROvide dAughteRs like this:

GGT P Blk

SUMMIT

48A

Sire: GGT P BK New Dawn 115X • Dam: GGT P Blk Sunrise 4T CED +5.3 • BW -1.9 • WW +62 • YW +93 • Milk +18 • CEM +2.2

High selling female 2018 National Sale!

Summit the Homozygous Black, Homozygous Polled Salers Sire who is proving himself to be the top calving ease to performance curve bender, and a carcass trait industry leader!!!!!! After Summit’s 3rd season of calves (297 calves registered) his EPDs have added more ACC (Ranking in the Top 2% BW EPD and over the Top 1% WW and Top 10% YW!!!) talk about a Balanced Trait Leader. Summit’s first females calved unassisted and are uniform, extra thick deep, moderate made, and some of our most beautifully uddered!!! Co-owned and appreciated with GG & T, Quinter, KS.

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For Catalogs, Contact: Roger & Helen Olson

701.875.4251 • Cell 701.713.5269

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701.875.4326 • Cell 701.570.6619 13


45th National Salers & Optimizer Parade of Champions

Grand Champion Salers Bull NCS HA EARL 701E

Sire: CD MILLENIUM H8011 • BD: 01/10/17 Bittersweet West Hiawatha Kan.; Southern Eagle Ranch Evington Va.; Mciver's Happy Acres Farwell Minn.; & Chris Kahlich Hereford Tx Earlier named Champion Senior Bull

Sire: JCGC DYNAMITE 697D • BD: 02/04/19 Colmore Farms, Rising Fawn, Ga. Earlier named Champion Junior Bull Calf

Grand Champion Salers Female WWCS GLAMOUROUS 390G

Reserve Champion Salers Female CLK GRACE 909G

Sire: STP LMB DR JONES • BD: 01/21/19 White Woman Creek Salers, Leoti, Kan. Earlier named Champion Junior Heifer Calf

Sire: CLK GRACE 909G • BD: 02/28/19 Chris Kahlich, Hereford, Tx. Earlier named Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf

Grand Champion Salers Junior Heifer BCH FLO

Reserve Champion Salers Junior Heifer CBH GUCCI 004G

Sire: CH CHARLES • BD: 03/08/18 Mallory Spurlock, Cherokee Village, Ark.

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Reserve Champion Salers Bull JCGC GUNPOWDER 912G

Sire: JCGC WIDE LOAD 1948W • BD: 03/22/19 Brittany Hirsch, Thayer, Mo.

MARCH 2020


Grand Champion Optimizer Bull GGT P BK BALBOA 240G

Sire: GGT P BK BALBOA 53E • BD: 01/27/19 GG&T Cattle Co., Quinter, Kan.

Reserve Champion Optimizer Bull DJF FABIAN 036F

Sire: HF THUNDERBIRD 146Y • BD: 09/08/18 Silver Spur Salers, Maryville, Mo.

Grand Champion Optimizer Female WWCS GINTRY 381G

Reserve Champion Optimizer Female LLL FOXY LADY 891F

Grand Champion Optimizer Junior Heifer LLL FOXY LADY 891F

Reserve Champion Salers Junior Heifer OP FERGIE

Sire: GGT VOLCANO 426C • BD: 01/15/19 White Woman Creek Salers, Leoti, Kan.

Sire: DJF BORDER LINE 815A • BD: 02/18/18 Landon Liebhart, Maryville, Mo.

AMERICAN SALERS

Sire: DJF BORDER LINE 815A • BD: 02/18/18 Landon Liebhart, Maryville, Mo.

Sire: STP MINION • BD: 02/10/18 Olivia Prunty, Runnells, Iowa

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Grand Champion Pen of Salers Bulls GG&T Cattle Co., Quinter, Kan.

GGT P BULLETPROOF 901F • Sire: GGT P BLK HEAVY HITTER GGT P BK DAK 2G • Sire: GGT P BARRELHOUSE 223C GGT P BK ENDURANCE 84G • Sire: GT P BK Pendalton 380A Pen Averages: 1,168 lbs, WDA: 3.11, 375 DOA, REA: 15.37, %IMF: 3.75, BF: 0.27, Scrotal: 37

Reserve Champion Pen of Salers Bulls Phillips Farm, New Boston, Mo.

LOIS GLADIATOR 29RYG • Sire: DJF CAMBRIDGE 141C WGR GENERAL 998WG • Sire: DJF CONCORD 213C WGR GARTH 998ED • Sire: DJF CAMBRIDGE 141C Pen Averages: 900 lbs, WDA: 2.8, 321 DOA, REA: 12.16, %IMF: 3.31, BF: 0.13, Scrotal 33.7

Grand Champion Pen of Salers Heifers White Woman Creek Salers, Leoti, Kan.

WWCS GLAMOUROUS 390G • Sire: STP LMB DR JONES WWCS GENUS 379G • Sire: GGT P BK EXCLUSIVE 181C WWCS GIPSY 393G • Sire: STP LMB DR JONES Pen Averages: 832 lbs, WDA: 2.31, 360 DOA, REA: 10.88, %IMF: 4.18, BF: 0.49

Commercial Producer of the Year On behalf of the American Salers Association, we are pleased to recognize the Gary Mehling Family of Torrington, Wyoming as the recipient of the Commercial Producer of the Year. Left to right Will Macdonald, Kelly and Jamie Mehling, Kathy Mehling, Jamie and Tim Rasnake

MARCH 2020


Grand Champion Pen of Optimizer Bulls GG&T Cattle Co., Quinter, Kan.

GGT LEGIT 189G • Sire: GGT P BK RIMSHOT 79E GGT HONEY BADGER 330G • Sire: JINDRA ACCLAIM GGT P BK BALBOA 240G • Sire: GGT P BK BALBOA 53E Pen Averages: 1,245 lbs, WDA: 3.51, 354 DOA, REA: 15.37, %IMF: 3.92, BF: 0.29, Scrotal: 36.2

45th National Salers Sale

January 21, 2020 • Denver, Colo. Auctioneer: Justin Stout Sale Management: Bittersweet West 16 Lots Averaged $4,550 8 Females averaged $4700 2 Pick of herd averaged $5100

Grand Champion Pen of Optimizer Heifers White Woman Creek Salers, Leoti, Kan.

WWCS GINTRY 381G • Sire: GGT VOLCANO 426C WWCS GINGER 399G • Sire: GGT VOLCANO 426C WWCS GENTLE 392G • Sire: GGT VOLCANO 426C Pen Averages: 875 lbs, WDA: 2.42, 362 DOA, REA: 12.37, %IMF: 3.83, BF: 0.35

ASA Herdsman of the Year Marc & Sara Street Cave City, Arkansas

4 Bulls averaged $4950 1 Flush brought $2000

Top Selling Lots: Lot 3 - $10,000 Name Consigned by White Woman Creek Salers, Leoti, KS sold to Taylor Goering, McPherson, KS. Lot 5 - $7,500 Name Consigned by K4 Cattle Co., Hereford, TX, sold to Lindy Nolting, Stover, MO. And Guthals Cattle Co., Gower, MO. Lot 13 - $5,500 Pick of Herd Consigned by Silver Spur Salers, Maryville, MO, sold to Phillips Farms, New Boston, MO. • Elm Creek Salers, Hebron, ND, was volume buyer with 3 head. • Lot 3 was named Grand Champion female the next day. • Lot 5 was named Reserve Grand Champion female.

AMERICAN SALERS

ASA Premier Exhibitor Phillips Farms New Boston, Missouri

ASA Premier Breeder White Woman Creek Salers Leoti, Kan.

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Bulls For Sale

They are out of Denver winners Or are out of the bulls that sired Denver winners For the past five or six years a Colmore Farms bred and raised heifer or bull has been named Grand or Reserve Champion in Denver. The 2020 National Show was no exception. JCGC Gunpowder 912G, an eleven month old bull, was named Reserve National Champion in January’s show. The judge proclaimed that he was “Astonishingly well put together”. Half interest and full possession of him are for sale. Aside from Gunpowder, I have a set of powerful yearling bulls (Purebred and Optimizer) for sale at private treaty here at the farm. They are also “Astonishingly well put together”

For more information, contact me by cell phone, text, or email! 423-309-3490 • jo@colmorefarms.com

Best to all,

SALERS

Jo

More Live Calves Means More Profit Salers Influence gives you:

More Fertility = Better Breed up Better Breed up = More Calves on the Ground More Calf Vigor = Calves Get Up and Suck Faster More Live Calves = More Weaned Calves

= More Profit!

SALERS… ENHANCE YOUR COWHERD! Black • Red • Optimizer Composites

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Performance data in partnership with International Genetic Solutions. The largest and most powerful genetic evaluation in the world.

MARCH 2020


OW... W What a Beginning

Miss Eva

With

Grace

RAO

Miss Eva was purchased in the 2018 National Sale in Denver. She was brought home and put to work on producing three offspring that have made a big splash in 2020! CLK

Grand Drive

Miss Eva 19E

Grace 909G

National Reserve Champion Female Out of Miss Eva and sired by CLK Drive Train. Thanks to Lindy Nolting and Guthals Cattle Co for purchasing this female in the National Sale.

CLK

Grand Drive 908G

Out of Miss Eva and Sired by CLK Drive Train. Thanks to Dustin Mortenson for purchasing this bull in the National Sale.

CLK

Gianna 910G

Out of Miss Eva and Sired by CLK Drive Train. Thanks to RAOSalers for her at the Iowa Beef Expo.

Gianna

Marketing cattle at the ranch. Chris Kahlich

4380 CR 4 • Hereford, Texas 79045 (806) 344-5037 • k4cattle@yahoo.com

AMERICAN SALERS

Visit our Website: k4cattle.com

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Animals must be registered in the sole ownership of the junior exhibitor by May 1, 2020, to be eligible for the show. Exhibitor fees are $35 per head April 5 to May 5, 2020. Late entry fess will be $50 per head from May 6 to May 15, 2020. No entries, changes, or additions may be made after May 15, 2020. Hotels Holiday Inn Express • 1555 E Chestnut St. • Sterling, CO 80751 1-877-410-6667 The 2020 Salers Junior National "Seeing Clearly in CO!" will be June 15-19th in Sterling, Colorado. Schedule of Events Sunday, June 14 12:00 pm Cattle can come in

Best Western • 125 Overland Trail • Sterling, CO 1-855-680-3239 Additional information will be available online at www.SalersUSA.org/JrNational2020

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Monday, June 15 12:00 pm Cattle in Place-Packets Available With Cattle Check-in 1:00 pm Packets Due 1:30 pm Stock Show U Clinic 3:00- 5:00 pm Livestock Judging 6:00 pm BBQ Social/ Open ceremonies. Tuesday, June 16 8:00 am Morning Round-Up 9:00 am Bucket Calf Followed by No-Fit Showmanship Followed by Overall Showmanship 2:00-4:00 pm Educational Tour 6:00 pm Board/Royalty Interviews Wednesday, June 17 8:00 am Morning Round-Up 8:30 am Steer Weigh in 9:00 am Electric Check 9:15 am Team Fitting 1:30 pm Quiz Bowl & Speech Contest Thursday, June 18 8:00 am Morning Round-Up 9:00 am Trueblood Showmanship 2:00- 4:00 pm Educational Tour 5:00 pm ASJA Annual Meeting New Board Orientation following the meeting Friday, June 19 7:00 am Breakfast 9:00 am Junior Show: Cow/Calf pair Steers Bulls Optimizer Heifers Purebred Heifers 6:00 pm Banquet

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MARCH 2020


There will always be more bulls, But there will never be another

NOW!

Now is the time to buy Doubet Bulls The Foundation to a Solid Cow Herd

Maternal Females.

Contact us about these items; Feeder Cattle Procurement – Working with our customers to enhance their marketing options. PAP Testing – If you run at altitude, you will love the way these cattle work, just ask our customers!

Developed fIrst and foremost for the customer We strive to send you problem-free cattle so you can focus on other issues. BULLS & FEMALES AVAILABLE PRIVATE TREATY CALL JIM FOR MORE INFORMATION (303) 638-2625. The Jim Doubet Family c: (303) 638-2625 www.mjbcattle.com

AMERICAN SALERS

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Calendar of Events n PRIVATE TREATY PT Jasperson Cattle Company, Goshen, Utah. Contact: Gregg Jasperson (801) 667-3565 PT MJB Ranch, Lodge Grass, Mont. Contact: Jim Doubet (303)638-2625

2020 Herd Letter

n MARCH, 2020 Make ASA Whole Herd Inventory deletions/changes and report Ultrasound & Carcass information to ASA Registry. Record and report yearling weights on animals ranging from 300 to 450 days old. 2 TB Salers Beef Business Sale, Yankton, S.D. Contact: Terry Beeson (605) 286-3955 10 MacDonald Ranches Performance Power 2020 Sale, Kist Livestock Auction, Mandan, N.D. Contact: Will MacDonald (701) 471-1992 12 Effertz Key Ranch Bull Sale, Rugby, N.D. Contact: Roger Effertz (701) 728-6459 22 Silver Genetics Production Sale, Maryville, Mo. Contact: Dave Frueh (660) 927-3600 or Scott Liebhart (660) 9273304 31 Northern Exposure Sale (Feist Salers & Elm Creek Ranch), Hebron, N.D. Contact: Dave Feist (701) 338-2428 or Stan Sayler (701) 220-2000 31 Whole Herd Inventory reports due to ASA office. First ½ of Whole Herd Inventory due. n APRIL, 2020 2 National Salers Bull Test Sale, Midland Bull Test Center, Columbus, Mont. Contact: Steve Williams (406) 3225597,or visit www.midlandbulltest.com 4 Generations of Genetics V Sale, Southern Eagle Ranch, Moneta, Va. Contact: Mark Slusher (434) 944-4948 8 Clinton Clark Annual Bull Sale, La Junta, Colo. Contact: Clinton Clark (719) 446-5223 27 RAO Salers Production Sale, Sitting Bull Auction, Williston, N.D. Contact: Roger Olson (701) 875-4251 or Curtis Olson (701) 570-6619

DEICHMANN LIVESTOCK BROKERAGE

Dan & Marilyn Deichmann Box 310 Hobson MT 59452 406-423-5500 Cell 406-799-5200 • Full Service Livestock Brokerage and Auctioneer Serving the Salers Breed for over 25 Years.

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MARCH 2020


White Woman Creek Salers

Denver...Repeat Performance

National Grand Champion Purebred & Optimizer Pen of Heifers

Optimizers

All these females are sired by GGT Volcano 426C The 381G went on to be selected Grand Champion Optimizer Female 399G & 342G are For Sale Private Treaty!

WWCS Gintry 381G

National Grand Champion Optimizer Female BW -1.6 WW +52 YW +93 Milk +23 REA 12.39 IMF Our thanks to Rowell Cattle Co for purchasing this excellent female!

Just an Outstanding Set of Females for Sale At the Ranch - Call for Information Bulls for Sale at Private Treaty

Purebreds

These females are sired by STP LMB Dr Jones & GGT P BK Exclusive 181C. 390G was selected Grand Champion Salers Female 379G & 393G are For Sale Private Treaty!

WWCS Glamourous 390G

National Grand Champion Purebred Female BW +2.7 WW +40 YW +76 Milk +20 REA 11.98 IMF 4.43 Our thanks to Rowell Cattle Co for purchasing this excellent female!

White Woman Creek Salers Gary & Sherry Kreutzer

564 S. Highway 25 - Leoti, KS 67861 Home (620) 375-4860 - Cell (620) 874-5303


The 2020 Final Sort

BULL SALE APRIL 2 & 3, 2020 • 11:00 AM • COLUMBUS, MONTANA

The “Final Sort” of top end bulls! Proven performance backed with solid complete data. No one offers you more because no one has more to offer!

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