August 24 - 7 p.m.
at Anchor D Ranch - Rimbey, Alberta
What an exciting time to be in the livestock industry. This past spring saw a bull sale season that no one anticipated to be as strong as it was, with a commercial cattle market that seems to find new levels each week, and futures that have created a buzz in the industry. It does look as though not only the cattle industry, but the entire agriculture community is in for good times over the next several years. My hats off to all of you, who stayed the course, and persevered. Hard work, dedication, and determination, does have rewards. One of the simple rewards will be found on Friday, August 24th at Anchor D Ranch, as we invite you to attend our 5th Annual “Pasture Treasures Female Sale” hosted in conjunction with our Annual Customer Appreciation Day. This has become an event we anxiously anticipate every year, where we combine good customers, good friends, and good cattle, for some good fun. No, this is not the traditional fall sale, as our sale heifers will come right off of pasture in grass flesh to be presented to you in their working clothes. What you see is what you’ll get. Also keep in mind how early these pictures have to be taken to make things roll. The cattle have just nicely got out of mucky pens, and onto grass, so they haven’t had much of a chance to get their “mojo’s goin”, but they will look the part sale day. Our feed back has been very positive, as these heifers have lots of time to blend into their new homes, are able to travel in nice weather, not heavy in calf, with very minimal stress. A couple of our main focuses in our program is breeding for fertility, and longevity. The way these heifers are presented, they will contribute to your breeding programs for the maximum time allowable. I could be wrong, but from our early visits, I don’t think we will see as many females offered for sale this fall. Your early purchases may be some of the best dollars invested this fall. This year marks the 30th year since the initial registered cattle purchase for Anchor D Ranch, and the 28th bull calf crop to hit the ground. We are very greatful for the loyal customers and friendships we have created over the years, thank-you! It really doesn’t seem like it’s been that long, and it has been a great journey to this point. To mark this milestone we did want to do something special, not only in the sale but the appreciation day as well. There are some absolute “Treasure’s” to be found in this year’s offering, as we dug very deep into our program to offer some of the very best for this milestone event, including EVERY POLLED FULLBLOOD bred heifer. There will also be some outstanding genetics from our guest consignors as well, and of course this sale wouldn’t be complete without the Treasure Lot. For our customer appreciation day the usual fun will be expected, with recording artist “Tera Lee” wrapping up the night. Be sure to set aside the dates of the August 24th weekend. This is an event the whole family can enjoy. If you wish to bring your RV’s or grab a room in town you’re certainly welcome to do so, as we will be touring cattle on the Saturday as well. It is a true family event, so be sure to bring the kids and enjoy a great weekend filled with fun, friends, and cattle. We look forward to seeing you there. 2
See you there. Dan, Karen, Mackenzie & Garren Skeels
Auctioneer: Don Raffan …………………………... (250) 558-6789
Sale Consultants: Brian Bouchard .............................................(403) 813-7999 Scott Bohrson ................................................(403) 370-3010 Pour informations en francais – Bilingual Agent: Marc Boisvert ………………………... (819) 395-5502
Sale Day Phone
Barn ………………………………….. (403) 843-4756 …………………………………….. or (403) 843-4757 Dan …………………………………... (403) 783-1217 Karen ………………………………… (403) 704-4474
Friday, August 19 1:00 Sale Cattle Viewing 5:30 Corn Roast, customer appreciation supper 7:00 “Pasture Treasures” Female Sale 9:00 Live Entertainment with “Tera Lee” Anchor D Ranch Rg Rd #21
Simmental Country: Darryl Snider …………………………. (403) 803-6532
Ringmen: Dennis Ericson ………………………. (780) 352-7630 Joe Farris …………………………….. (250) 558-8745
TWP Rd #433A
Hwy 53 Rimbey From Rimbey 1 1/2 miles North on Hwy #20, 3 miles East on Hwy 53, 3 1/2 miles North on Rg Rd #21, 1/4 mile East on Twp Rd #433A
Super 8 Motel, Rimbey, AB …………1-877-843-3808
Stone Simmentals, Westerose, AB
Best Western Brimstone Ridge Hotel 1-877-843-2999
Blaine & Susann Stone (780) 586-2372 Blair & Sheryl Stone (780) 586-6211
Stout Brothers Simmentals, Bluffton, AB Cameron Stout (403) 963-1034 Mackenzie Stout (403) 913-9453
Porter Ranches, Stony Plain, AB Kevin Porter - (780) 915-9823 Keith Porter - (780) 915-3969
TERMS & CONDITIONS TERMS: The terms of the sale are cash or cheque payable in Canadian Funds at par immediately following the sale. The right of owenrship shall not pass until after settlement is made. All settlements must be made before any livestock will be released. CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRY: After settlement has been made the buyer will be provided with the proper registration papers, duly transferred on the record of the Canadian Simmental Association. Further transfer to the herd books of other countries shall be at the buyers expense. DELIVERY: Delivery will be made to purchasers in Central Regions of Western Canada, at the convenience of Anchor D Ranch, and buyers risk. Any animals going to other areas, trucking will be arranged by Anchor D Ranch at cost. Fleckvieh Status: Full Fleckvieh will considered as cattle tracing back to pure German or Austrian heritage. Full Fleckvieh Fullblood will be Fullblood Simmentals with a minimum of 5 generations in their pedigree all back to Germany or Austria. It is recommended if further research is required to check with the Canadian Simmental Association, and no assumption of Fleckvieh heritage will be guaranteed by neither consignor or the CSA. BREEDERS GUARANTEE: Standard terms set forth by the Canadian Simmental Association, with the exception where any animal is subject to any hormonal or surgical reproduction techniques after the sale, the guarantee shall be null and void. ACCIDENTS: Although every precaution will be taken to protect the safety and comfort of buyers, neither the sales staff, auctioneer or Anchor D Ranch or consignors assumes any responsibility in the matter and disclaims any liability, legal or otherwise in the event of accident or loss or property.
ANCHOR D ALMA 131Y
762625 ZDS 131Y 02-Jan-11 LEEUPOORT GARY KIRSTEN DORSIM MASSIE DORSIM MARIE BAR 5 SA STRIDE 413P KYKSO KALGER TOVERBERG ERIKA TOVERBERG ELSA BEL C&B WESTERN 2ND KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH 418B SIM-ROC GWEN ANCHOR D SUGAR 189S ANCHOR D REMINGTON 154J ANCHOR D AEGINA 52L RICHMOND MISS IMAGE 21J BW 97 lbs 200 Day Wt: 712 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1216 lbs Exposed to Eagle-Ridge Yukon 16Y -756987March 26 to May 22. Observed bred March 29, due January 7, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
When we selected sale heifers, “Alma” was selected as not only one of the best this year, but perhaps one of the best we have ever produced. It’s tough to part with these front end heifers, but that’s also what keeps our name out there and customers coming back. A full sister by blood was selected in last years’ sale as one of the high sellers, by Bar 5 Stock Farms. There has been a significant shift in our bull battery this year, and the emphasis was to be keeping more daughters from the old herd bulls who have moved on. When we picked “Alma”, “Stride” was slated for one more year, but that ended up not being the case. If we would have realized then, what we know now, she may not have made the sale pen. We will feel the void of this tremendous heifer in our program, and certainly encourage anyone looking for that next potential donor cow to look no further, as she will be one of the future matrons of the breed, and a true product of a 30 year breeding program.
ANCHOR D KENDRA 16X
753862 ZDS 16X 21-Dec-10
DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED DOUBLE BAR D MAESTRO 100S DOUBLE BAR D JOCELINE ANCHOR D VENOM 111W SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L ANCHOR D SAPHIRE 111S ANCHOR D HEBE 108K ROGANT PRL PORTERHOUSE REGENT MS PRL NITE ANCHOR 087B PRL KIRBIE 91K KNIGHT MR T 255T ANCHOR “T” MILLIE 6A ANCHOR “T” ELSIE 14Y BW 81 lbs 200 Day Wt: 567 lbs 365 Day Wt: 922 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred March 30, due January 8, 2013. Ultra sounded safe. “Kendra” is a flushmate to “Octane”, who was our 4th high selling bull this spring at $10,250, selling to Kulyk Simmentals, SK. She is a beautiful put together female, who does have a bright future. Her dam “Kirbie” is most notably known as the dam of “Porter’s Reserve”. She is a cow that has tons of capacity, volume, and power, but maintains style and femininity. Her paternal grand dam is “Saphire”, who I have boldly stated will take over top spot as the replacement to “Dorothy”. The credentials of “Kendra” are huge, and she will be a female that visitors will adore, and certainly has the potential to become a cornerstone female.
Polled Full Fleckvieh
ANCHOR D FASSA 35X
P763081 ZDS 35X 23-Dec-10
GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED GRINALTA’S CLASS ACT 11K GIBBY’S TNT EISENHERZ GIBBY’S HERZ-EMP 1ST 208M GIBBY’S EMPRESS ANN 31K ANCHOR “T” METRO 4E ANCHOR “T” LEGEND 7H ANCHOR “T” HELGA 10Y ANCHOR D PRIMROSE 10P KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH 418B ANCHOR D KATAHULA 75K MS DD&E STAR GAZER 21B BW 87 lbs 200 Day Wt: 634 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1020 lbs AI’d Anchor D Imax 250Y -P75379 - April 9. Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X, April 30 to May 22, due January 18, 2013. Ultra sounded safe to AI.
This is a real tear jerker for us to sell. “Fassa” is a heifer that I’ve admired from birth, and where she would take us to in our polled program. No word of a lie, if we hadn’t decided to sell all the polled Fullblood bred heifers this year, there is no way she was going anywhere! We were so fortunate to have been able to purchase the great “Elexis” cow from the Small’s, and I honestly feel that “Fassa” could be a follow up. She has the potential to take the polled genetics another step further. That opportunity is now yours. I don’t feel its right to retain a flush, but would certainly be interested in purchasing one from her if the new owner if they so desires to sell one. Our AI pen was extremely small this year, due to an extremely busy schedule, and wet, wet spring. This is one we took the extra time on to breed her extra special, to our high selling $25,000 “Imax” bull. “Fassa” is the total package.
Full Fleckvieh Fullblood
ANCHOR D LEAH 38X
763082 ZDS 38X 24-Dec-10
ELDANDI 907H DOUBLE BAR D BUSTER 801L MRLN BARBL SOUTH SEVEN RAZZMATAZZ 7R ROGANT SOUTH SEVEN FLECK 16F M-RIDGE BRIANA 064B ABR SIR ARNOLDS IMAGE ANCHOR D LUTHER ANCHOR-D MISS THUNDER 5D MS PRL HESHKA 478H GPCC ROMEO 5B MS PRL FLAURA 192F MS PRL CORRENTINA 137C BW 85 lbs 200 Day Wt: 556 lbs 365 Day Wt: 911 lbs Exposed to Eagle-Ridge Yukon 16Y -756987- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 11, due January 20, 2013. Ultra sounded safe. This year was so tough sorting through the sale heifers. We really wanted to keep more “Razzmatazz & Stride” daughters, but still having them properly represented. “Leah” didn’t get added into the sale pen until after preg testing, when we had lost a couple feature lots.This is the last calf from “478H” who was as solid of producer here for us, as any cow that ever graced our pastures. There is no doubt in my mind, that “Leah” will always produce above and beyond, as her mother, and all of her sisters have done for us. She is a heifer that comes directly from our keeper pen, and I expect will do great things. Trust me when I tell you, you won’t go wrong by purchasing her, as she will keep the cheques rolling in. As an added bonus she also has the amazing “Razzmatazz” disposition. A very tough heifer to part with.
ANCHOR D SCARLET 45X
763083 ZDS 45X 27-Dec-10
BHR DOORN G629E SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L MISS SHAWACRES HEIDI 1H ANCHOR D MOJITO 108U SOLWAY ADONIS ANCHOR D HEBE 108K DEMBY HERLINDE 154X KYKSO HAPED BAR 5 SA HERO 823M RU-DEV PEPPI BHR LADY HERINA SA 419R ERICO PRIMAL BHR KATHARINA M339E CONGOSIM SUSI BW 93 lbs 200 Day Wt: 597 lbs 365 Day Wt: 983 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 15, due January 24, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
“Scarlet” is a dandy heifer, that defiantly stood out as a calf. Her mother has produced a carbon copy to her again this year, and is a heifer that has already been noticed by visitors. I feel as though she is one of the best “Mojito” daughters, and has a completely different twist to her pedigree, than any of the others. She is also the type of individual that “Barbossa” really excelled on in his first calf crop. “Scarlet” is bred right, looks right, and mated right, for a winning combination. She will be very easy to find sale day, and has the potential to be at the front end of this year’s offering. An extremely solid choice.
ANCHOR D - CDR ZENA 58X
762633 ZDS 58X 29-Dec-10
HASALZ GREAT GUNS HOSEA 48F GREAT GUNS LEAH 23D ANCHOR D REMINGTON 154J ANTONIUS DEMBY HERLINDE 154X HERLINDE 105D DORSIM MASSIE BAR 5 SA STRIDE 413P TOVERBERG ERIKA ANCHOR D SATURN 269U ANCHOR “T” LEGEND 7H ANCHOR D VENUS 114N RAJ MS BALTIMORE 51G BW 97 lbs 200 Day Wt: 645 lbs 365 Day Wt: 922 lbs Exposed FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835 - March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 9 & 30, due February 8, 2013. Ultra sounded safe to April 30 breeding. “Zena” is a moderate framed, super broody female, who combines two of our very best cows ever, “Dorothy & Herlinde”. We only have a couple of these “Remington” daughters, but they are wicked good. “Zena” has a very neat blend of genetics, and will no doubt be one of those females that you should be able to breed to a host of bulls, and always count on a very good calf. She should be moderate framed, and be super thick as a mature female, that you may very well want in the front pasture for everyone to see. We typically keep these buckskin heifers for our own program, so here is your opportunity to have one from the keeper pen. Also being bred back to “Barbossa”, just offers another whole new dimension to this already super package.
Full Fleckvieh Fullblood
ANCHOR D JAMIE 75X
763087 ZDS 75X 29-Dec-10
ELDANDI 907H DOUBLE BAR D BUSTER 801L MRLN BARBL SOUTH SEVEN RAZZMATAZZ 7R ROGANT SOUTH SEVEN FLECK 16F M-RIDGE BRIANA 064B BHR ZULU G548E ANCHOR D RASTUS 122R RAJ MS PARAGON 63C ANCHOR D ELAYNA 316T ANCHOR “T” LEGEND 7H ANCHOR D TALAYNA 16N ANCHOR D JOCASTA 8L BW 104 lbs 200 Day Wt: 659 lbs 365 Day Wt: 926 lbs Exposed to Eagle-Ridge Yukon 16Y -756987- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 15, due January 24, 2013. Ultra sounded safe. The best way to describe “Jamie” is wholly crap she’s good. Undoubtedly one of my favorite heifers, and just look at this pedigree. If she won’t produce them, then nothing will. Our main objective is to sell early maturing cattle that can get from pasture to plate in the quickest time possible, with the least amount of inputs, and the biggest dividends. “Jamie” fits this objective to a “T”. When producing bulls, this is the type of female we rely on, and she is built to be in someone’s herd for many, many years. A big dark red gorgeous heifer that has endless potential.
Polled Full Fleckvieh Fullblood
MACKENZIE’S GLORIA 79X
P751343 MACS 79X 31-Dec-10
GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED GRINALTA’S CLASS ACT 11K GIBBY’S TNT EISENHERZ GIBBY’S HERZ-EMP 1ST 208M GIBBY’S EMPRESS ANN 31K DORSIM MASSIE BAR 5 SA STRIDE 413P TOVERBERG ERIKA MACKENZIE’S BUBBLES 290U RICHMOND REGIS ANCHOR D MULAN 96M ANCHOR D DAISY DUKE 44J BW 92 lbs 200 Day Wt: 712 lbs 365 Day Wt: 979 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 8, due January 17, 2013. Ultra sounded sale. “Gloria” is a dark red, heavy pigmented, polled female, with extra length, and style. Her grandmother “Daisy” was Mackenzie’s very first cow, and was super productive for her. Well now that Mackenzie is in 4-H, she has become quite the little competitor, so “Gloria” is not actually her consignment, as she did a bit of horse trading for her new 4-H heifer.This is a heifer that comes from one of those cow families you hope produces bulls. I’m not sure as to how many bulls came from this cow family, but I don’t ever remember culling one, and they were always at the front end of the pack. Chad & Michelle Beagle purchased a sister to her dam last year, and appears to be raising a bull calf much like what we’ve just described. Don’t be afraid to put an extra star by her, she will be worth the doe!
Polled Full Fleckvieh
ANCHOR D HOT STUFF 80Y
P762668 ZDS 80Y 01-Jan-11
GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED GRINALTA’S CLASS ACT 11K GIBBY’S TNT EISENHERZ GIBBY’S HERZ-EMP 1ST 208M GIBBY’S EMPRESS ANN 31K BHR DOORN G629E SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L MISS SHAWACRES HEIDI 1H ANCHOR D SPICE GIRL 177U RICHMOND REGIS ANCHOR D NUTMEG 3N ANCHOR D JAVA 31M BW 76 lbs 200 Day Wt: 600 lbs 365 Day Wt: 936 lbs Exposed to Eagle-Ridge Yukon 16Y -756987- March 26 TO May 22. Observed bred March 30, due January 8, 2013. Ultra sounded safe. No doubt when you take a “Spice Girl” and add a bit of “TNT” you’re bound to get “Hot Stuff”. This is a great Polled heifer that goes back to our great old “Image” cow we purchased as a calf from the Richmond dispersal. Although she never made it to the donor pen, when you look back at some of the outstanding cattle we have managed to produce, this cow is in many of their pedigrees. The other extremely neat thing with this heifer is you will note that she has lots of power in her pedigree, but interestingly this is a cow family that moderates birth weight. A full brother is being used on heifers at Blushrose Simmentals. That’s a winning combination, and being bred back to our newest heifer bull “Yukon”, who we purchased from Eagle Ridge Simmentals, just makes this package that much hotter. Look for her to produce a polled baby from this winning combination.
Polled Full Fleckvieh
ANCHOR D MAKALA 88Y
P762623 ZDS 88Y 01-Jan-11
GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED GRINALTA’S CLASS ACT 11K GIBBY’S TNT EISENHERZ GIBBY’S HERZ-EMP 1ST 208M GIBBY’S EMPRESS ANN 31K BAR NONE MAINSTREAM RICHMOND REGIS R.H. PATRICIA ANCHOR D RUBY 233U SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L ANCHOR D SAPHIRE 111S ANCHOR D HEBE 108K BW 76 lbs 200 Day Wt: 555 lbs 365 Day Wt: 941 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred March 30, due January 8, 2013. Ultra sounded safe. “Makala” has the genetic make-up for greatness. On her dams side of the pedigree you will find a list of some of the most influential cows our program has ever seen. Her sire is none other than the $40,000 powerhouse “TNT”. She is smooth polled, heavily pigmented, very stylish, and correct. All winter she was a heifer I noticed in a pen of over a 100, which indicates something to me, she’s the right type. Plus she is bred back to Barbossa, who did such a great job for us last year. Just imagine if she produces a Homozygous Polled calf, the marketing potential could be endless. This is a really good heifer, with a great pedigree, and huge future.
Polled Full Fleckvieh
ANCHOR D TANNER 143Y
P762637 ZDS 143Y 02-Jan-11
DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED DOUBLE BAR D MAESTRO 100S DOUBLE BAR D JOCELINE ANCHOR D VENOM 111W SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L ANCHOR D SAPHIRE 111S ANCHOR D HEBE 108K ANCHOR “T” LEGEND 7H ANCHOR D MONTANA 94M ANCHOR D KANADIAN EXPRESS ANCHOR D TANNA 74T KFFC HARLEY SOLWAY ANCHOR D SIERRA 188S ANCHOR D MISS SIERRA 77K BW 80 lbs 200 Day Wt: 581 lbs 365 Day Wt: 887 lbs Exposed to Eagle-Ridge Yukon 16Y -756987- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 14, due January 23, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
Every so often we end up with that one female who finds herself being a momma cow before she was supposed to. “Tanner’s” mom was one of those teenage pregnancies, although it’s not what we’re striving for, it certainly does indicate how fertile some of these little females are. “Tanna” is as picture perfect female as you will find at our Ranch, and is a female that I would gladly produce many more just like her. “Tanner” is the first female to sell for us from “Venom”. He made an impressive debut in our spring bull sale with 3 sons averaging $7650, two of which were from first calvers. Mackenzie’s 4-H steer was also sired by “Venom” from another first calver, and went on to be named interclub reserve champion steer. About 3/4 of his calves also came polled. The moral of the story is there is a lot of potential in this package.
ANCHOR VIENNA 152Y
762658 ZDS 152Y 03-Jan-11
ROGER ROGANT LORIS MRLN ROGAR SALAMON GOLDL GOLDL BEL C&B WESTERN 2ND KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH 418B SIM-ROC GWEN ANCHOR D RAVENNA 109R ANTONIUS DEMBY HERLINDE 154X HERLINDE 105D BW 94 lbs 200 Day Wt: 582 lbs 365 Day Wt: 899 lbs Exposed to Eagle-Ridge Yukon 16Y -756987- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 7, due January 16, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
When I was typing footnotes, I questioned why I put “Vienna” in the sale. Not the prettiest in the offering, or the first to be found, however you can never go wrong with a “Rogar” daughter. They are truly productive, and if you’ve ever owned one you’ll know exactly what I mean. I’m not suggesting she will be a front pasture female, nor do I expect her to be, all the more reason I feel as if she may be of more value to us. I encourage you to look beyond the cover of this book and truly get the meaning. Don’t buy her for what you see today, rather than what she will produce in the future. Being a granddaughter of “Herlinde”, and from “Rogar” certainly indicates a very marketable pedigree, and potential to raise some great ones. A very special opportunity will be found in “Vienna”.
Polled Full Fleckvieh
ANCHOR D VIV 169Y
P762660 ZDS 169Y 05-Jan-11
GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED GRINALTA’S CLASS ACT 11K GIBBY’S TNT EISENHERZ GIBBY’S HERZ-EMP 1ST 208M GIBBY’S EMPRESS ANN 31K RICHMOND REGIS ANCHOR D RAWLINS 16R ANCHOR D TALAYNA 16N ANCHOR D VIVIAN 15U ANCHOR D AZTEC 34N ANCHOR D TIJUANA 184T ANCHOR D TONI 119N BW 81 lbs 200 Day Wt: 580 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1025 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 11. Ultra sounded safe to next exposure, due mid February, 2013.
“Viv” is from one of Karen’s favorite first calvers. She is a sweet little “Rawlins” daughter that has a great attitude towards life. Every day is good for her, and she is a producer. As a second calver she has an absolute knockout bull calf by “Barbossa”, and as luck would have it, look who this heifer is bred to. You guessed it, “Barbossa”, with one significant difference. With “Viv” being polled, yep the potential for a homozygous polled calf is there. We have taken a lot of the guess work out of things for you here, and we are banking on what can be produced. If everything turns out the way I think it could, you may more than double your investment on this first calf. Not likely the high seller here, but a real solid investment no doubt.
14 ANCHOR D SHAWANDA 174Y
762638 ZDS 174Y 05-Jan-11
BHR DOORN G629E SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L MISS SHAWACRES HEIDI 1H ANCHOR D MOJITO 108U SOLWAY ADONIS ANCHOR D HEBE 108K DEMBY HERLINDE 154X DORSIM MASSIE BAR 5 SA STRIDE 413P TOVERBERG ERIKA ANCHOR D USTA 155U KFFC HARLEY SOLWAY PRL MARLEY 51M MS PRL FAYANT 063F BW 88 lbs 200 Day Wt: 655 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1100 lbs
Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P72583 - March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 10, due January 19, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
Never say Never. “Shawanda” is a heifer I had zero intentions of selling. In fact I ranked her as our #1 “Mojito” daughter last year, and I had full intentions on retaining a few more of his daughters this year. However, searching for numbers, found me gravitating back to “Shawanda” for another of our feature females. Her dam is a flawless “Stride” daughter, and has a very unique bottom side to her pedigree. Some of our best genetics have “Solway Adonis” in them, and you will find him on both sides of her pedigree. Carcass traits will be very evident in her, and her offspring. Also being bred back to Barbossa just solidifies this whole package. She will rank among some of the best found this fall.
Full Fleckvieh Fullblood
ANCHOR D SEDALIA 184Y
762662 ZDS 184Y 08-Jan-11
BAR NONE MAINSTREAM RICHMOND REGIS R.H. PATRICIA ANCHOR D RAWLINS 16R ANCHOR ñTî LEGEND 7H ANCHOR D TALAYNA 16N ANCHOR D JOCASTA 8L DOUBLE BAR D BUSTER 801L SOUTH SEVEN RAZZMATAZZ 7R SOUTH SEVEN FLECK 16F ANCHOR D VIDALIA 32U DORA LEE NATIVE SON ANCHOR D MESQUITE 72P MS PRL HESHKA 478H BW 83 lbs 200 Day Wt: 632 lbs 365 Day Wt: 869 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 10, due January 19, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
“Sedalia” is from just a first calving “Razzmatazz” daughter. Her mother is a cow that I feel is our very best “Native Son” daughter. We have marketed several full brothers to her, and they are always in hot demand. “Sedalia” herself will be a moderate framed, easy fleshing female. Her sire “Rawlins”, did a great job for us as a calving ease bull, but upped the antie, as his daughters are awesome brood cows, and his sons were always very easy to market. I encourage you to study the pedigree in this female, as it is the who’s who, and she will be a great solid producer. For dollars invested sale day, this may be the one that will reap the biggest dividends.
Polled Full Fleckvieh
ANCHOR D THERRI 211Y
P762665 ZDS 211Y 08-Jan-11
GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED GRINALTA’S CLASS ACT 11K GIBBY’S TNT EISENHERZ GIBBY’S HERZ-EMP 1ST 208M GIBBY’S EMPRESS ANN 31K ARNI 8M GREAT GUNS FERDINAND 13Z GREAT GUNS TONI 4U ANCHOR D JAVA 31M ABR SIR ARNOLDS IMAGE RICHMOND MISS IMAGE 21J RICHMONDMISSSHAREHOLDER30G BW 98 lbs 200 Day Wt: 615 lbs 365 Day Wt: 951 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 4, due January 13, 2013. Ultra sounded safe. “Therri” is a heifer that wasn’t slated to be in the sale, but we made the decision to put ALL the polled Fullblood bred heifers in this anniversary sale, so here is a gift for you. She goes back to the great “Image 21J” cow family, and will be a female that will be a rock solid producer. She has that look about her to me to be a low maintenance, problem free, high dollar producing female. I would also say she is one of those individuals that you should be able to breed to virtually any bull and expect good results. No she doesn’t have a bunch of extra chrome, bells and whistles. She is straight goods, but your free advice is stated at the beginning of her write up. She is one that was destined to stay in our own herd, I can’t endorse her any more than that.
ANCHOR D - CDR VENUS 242Y
762632 ZDS 242Y 09-Jan-11
BAR NONE MAINSTREAM RICHMOND REGIS R.H. PATRICIA ANCHOR D RAWLINS 16R ANCHOR ñTî LEGEND 7H ANCHOR D TALAYNA 16N ANCHOR D JOCASTA 8L CANADIAN NEFF DORA LEE NATIVE SON R.H. PATRICIA ANCHOR D VANESSA 217W GREAT GUNS HOSEA 48F ANCHOR D EMILY 87J MS PRL EMMA 101E BW 77 lbs 200 Day Wt: 621 lbs 365 Day Wt: 907 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. No observed breeding. Ultra sounded for mid April breeding, due late January 2013.
“Venus” will be the first calf offered from “Vanesssa”, who was one of the high sellers two years ago, selling to CDR Simmentals. They only have a few females, which are on shares with us, but they have done a masterful job in selection, and “Venus” comes from a cow family, with as proven track record as any. There are only two “Rawlins” daughters offered in the sale this year. The daughters we have from him in our herd are phenomenal producers. Very easy fleshing, moderate framed, lots of milk, and very fertile. The “Rawlins” heifers may not be the shiniest sale day, but trust me they do shine with that baby at side. Have a very good look here; “Venus” will be a great purchase.
Polled Full Fleckvieh
ANCHOR D ROSEL 215Y
P762629 ZDS 215Y 09-Jan-11 GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED GRINALTA’S CLASS ACT 11K GIBBY’S TNT EISENHERZ GIBBY’S HERZ-EMP 1ST 208M GIBBY’S EMPRESS ANN 31K ANCHOR “T” LEGEND 7H ANCHOR D MONTANA 94M ANCHOR D KANADIAN EXPRESS ANCHOR D UNIQUE 19U GIDSCO APPOLLO 3F ANCHOR D CHER 100S MISS ARNOLD E5501 BW 81 lbs 200 Day Wt: 658 lbs 365 Day Wt: 904 lbs
Exposed to Eagle-Ridge Yukon 16Y -756987- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 16, due January 25, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
I must admit “Rosel” is a heifer I actually didn’t really notice how good she was as a calf, until we started touring people through the pastures last summer. After the 3rd or 4th breeder asked about her, I went back and took a more serious look. Wow, they were right, and from that moment the decision was made that she would be a sale heifer. Her dam is an awesome young “Montana” daughter, going back to one of our Arnold Brother cows. As a first calver she produced a $9000 bull, and “Rosel” is just her second calf. “Rosel” should be an easy fleshing heifer that should possess lots of style, muscle shape, calving ease, ampule performance, and as an added bonus is also smooth polled. A very nice female that will be very easy to come up with a long list of bulls she will work with.
Polled Full Fleckvieh
ANCHOR D TABITHA 356Y
P762651 ZDS 356Y 11-Feb-11 GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED GRINALTA’S CLASS ACT 11K DOUBLE BAR D MAESTRO 100S DOUBLE BAR D LINCOLN DOUBLE BAR D JOCELINE MRLN JOSCELINE ANCHOR “T” METRO 4E ANCHOR “T” LEGEND 7H ANCHOR “T” HELGA 10Y FGAF PLD WANIKA 618W KWA REDBENCH 20P JNR’S POLLED EVE JNR’S POLLED EDIE BW 81 lbs 200 Day Wt: 672 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1117 lbs
Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- April 20 to May 22. Observed bred April 28, due February 6, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
A true sale feature, for our 30th anniversary, in the breed. We purchased “Tabitha’s” dam as the second high seller from Ferme Gagnon’s production sale, as a bred heifer. This is her first calf, and she is a carbon copy of her mother. Trust me if it wasn’t for the fact that we decided to offer all the polled Fullblood heifers in the sale, she would be going nowhere.You will note she is bred a bit later, not her fault; we were going to AI her to “Imax” to make her the true sale feature. I missed her heat, and we decided to turn her in with “Barbossa” to get her bred early enough. Pretty solid back up plan. I’m not so sure that it wouldn’t be worthwhile for her new owner to mate her back to “Imax”. The thought of what this combination brings gives me goose bumps, as everything in the mating will be right, and the color factor could be your license to print money!! Not much more needs to be said about “Tabitha”, and her unlimited potential, as she pretty well says it all for herself. 15
20 ANCHOR D ADRIANNA 292Y
762666 ZDS 292Y 15-Jan-11
LEEUPOORT GARY KIRSTEN DORSIM MASSIE DORSIM MARIE BAR 5 SA STRIDE 413P KYKSO KALGER TOVERBERG ERIKA TOVERBERG ELSA DOUBLE BAR D BUSTER 801L SOUTH SEVEN RAZZMATAZZ 7R SOUTH SEVEN FLECK 16F ANCHOR D ADRIAN 298U BEL C&B WESTERN 2ND MS PRL EDELSTEIN 102E MISS KNIGHT 156S BW 98 lbs 200 Day Wt: 601 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1036 lbs
Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 10. Ultra sounded safe to next exposure, due early February, 2013.
As mentioned earlier, I found it way tougher to sort through sale heifers this year, because I wanted to keep so many and this is another. She may not be the first to catch your eye sale day, and typically those are the ones I like to keep for ourselves. “Adrianna” has all the potential to be as good as any in the offering. She has a fabulous blend of genetics, that should make her excel in any area, but I really feel her potential will be noticed when she starts producing bull calves for her new owner. The “Stride-Razzmatazz” combination has been extremely successful for us, and now with both of these great herd bulls no longer with us, their daughters are just that much more valuable to us.With all of those great attributes don’t forget about the bottom of this pedigree, going back to a full sister by blood to “Karl & Moses”. Trust me “Adrianna” is loaded with an unlimited arsenal to deliver every time.
Polled Full Fleckvieh
ANCHOR D YOLANDA 201Y
P762664 ZDS 201Y 23-Jan-11
GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED GRINALTA’S CLASS ACT 11K GIBBY’S TNT EISENHERZ GIBBY’S HERZ-EMP 1ST 208M GIBBY’S EMPRESS ANN 31K CANADIAN NEFF DORA LEE NATIVE SON R.H. PATRICIA ANCHOR D ROLANDA 173R GREAT GUNS ANTON 60B ANCHOR D MISS ANTON 40F JERICO’S DESIREE 7D BW 107 lbs 200 Day Wt: 671 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1017 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 15, due January 24, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
“Yolanda” almost made the sale last year, as she was a standout in my mind, but with our bull wrecks we had last spring her mother was in a group where we knew she was bred late, so we decided to hold “Yolanda” as one of our feature lots for this year. Not a mistake, as just like wine she just gets better with age. She is very classy, has that extra length we come to expect from the “TNT” offspring, and lots of volume. Her mother has lots of capacity, is very broad topped, and extremely easy fleshing. I think this is a really good mating, and not only looks the part, but has an impeccable pedigree to back her as well. Also note she is mated to “Barbossa” so there is potential for a homozygous polled baby in the oven. Yes I stated we are selling all the polled Fullblood heifers in this anniversary sale, and this is one that was designed to be a headliner.
ANCHOR D CARRIE 315Y
762645 ZDS 315Y 25-Jan-11
BHR DOORN G629E SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L MISS SHAWACRES HEIDI 1H ANCHOR D MOJITO 108U SOLWAY ADONIS ANCHOR D HEBE 108K DEMBY HERLINDE 154X CANADIAN NEFF DORA LEE NATIVE SON R.H. PATRICIA ANCHOR D UNDERWOOD 92U MFL MEISTER 36Y ANCHOR D MARRIAH 93M ANCHOR “T” HELGA 10Y BW 85 lbs 200 Day Wt: 572 lbs 365 Day Wt: 927 lbs Exposed to Eagle-Ridge Yukon 16Y -756987- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred March 30, due January 8, 2013. Ultra sounded safe. “Carrie” goes back to the famous “Helga” cow family. We were fortunate enough to obtain a flush from this great cow, we did only get one daughter, but she did a good job for us in the time we had her. Last spring at Double Bar D’s sale their high selling full blood heifer was from this cow family. “Carrie” is a female that you will be able to utilize a power bull on, and have outstanding results. Perhaps another of the heifers that may tend to be over looked a little sale day, she could be a sleeper. Just keep in mind the job the sire has done for us, and the power of this cow family. Don’t get caught flat footed when the hammer falls sale day.
ANCHOR D SPIFFY DO 349Y 762650 ZDS 349Y 08-Feb-11
BHR DOORN G629E SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L MISS SHAWACRES HEIDI 1H ANCHOR D MOJITO 108U SOLWAY ADONIS ANCHOR D HEBE 108K DEMBY HERLINDE 154X EMIL DOUBLE BAR D EVEREST 4R DOUBLE BAR D LYNN 89M ANCHOR D SPIFFY 94U MFL MEISTER 36Y ANCHOR D MOLLY 52J ANCHOR D MISS ANTON 40F BW 92 lbs 200 Day Wt: 630 lbs 365 Day Wt: 966 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred March 26. Ultra sounded safe to later exposure, due late January, early February, 2013.
“Spiffy Do” is from the “Desiree” cow family. Although “Desiree” hasn’t been promoted as much as some of our other cows, you will notice a long list of her daughters that have produced extremely well. The same cow family that produced “Picasso”, “Aztec”, and “Twenty X” to name a few, in fact “Spiffy Do’s” grandmother “Molly” is the dam of “Picasso”.There is lots of potential for this female, and she has a full sister, that I promise will gather lots of attention this summer. Don’t forget about the job “Mojito” did as well for us, siring the high selling bull, and heifer in his first calf crop, that averaged over $7500. This little female will produce like a rock star.
ANCHOR D LYDIA 370Y 762654 ZDS 370Y 16-Feb-11
BHR DOORN G629E SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L MISS SHAWACRES HEIDI 1H ANCHOR D MOJITO 108U SOLWAY ADONIS ANCHOR D HEBE 108K DEMBY HERLINDE 154X ROGANT PRL PORTERHOUSE REGENT MS PRL NITE ANCHOR 087B ANCHOR D SHANIA 202S GREAT GUNS MATTHIAS 3Y JERICO’S DESIREE 7D BAR NONE LILY BW 94 lbs 200 Day Wt: 592 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1027 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 11, due January 20, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
It is interesting how age can play such a big factor in calves. A month can make such a difference. “Lydia” is one of the youngsters, but having said that last year was found by virtually everyone who toured pastures. The decision was more or less made then, that if she demanded that much attention as a baby, she would have to be in the sale. We retained her full sister the year before, and she has a great bull calf that will certainly be seen February 8, in our spring bull sale. I brag about the great things that “Dorothy & Herlinde” have contributed to our herd, but not to be forgotten is “Desiree”. At the time I’m writing these footnotes she is still out grazing the pastures, at age 18. She’s retired now, but she is still as sound as they come. Longevity is likely a trait we don’t stress enough. She hasn’t found the fame like the other two have, as she was never promoted as much, but trust me this cow family will produce with the best of them.
ANCHOR D ROXIE 371Y
762655 ZDS 371Y 23-Feb-11
ELDANDI 907H DOUBLE BAR D BUSTER 801L MRLN BARBL SOUTH SEVEN RAZZMATAZZ 7R ROGANT SOUTH SEVEN FLECK 16F M-RIDGE BRIANA 064B KNIGHT MAJESTY 247S CASEYS MAJESTY 1Y CHERRY’S HEIDI PSE MISS ROXY 73R SIM-ROC C&B WESTERN PSE C&B NECHEL RIVERBEND FIONA 29F BW 106 lbs 200 Day Wt: 682 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1077 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 1, due January 10, 2013. Ultra sounded safe.
Here is a big powerful performance heifer, in “Roxie”. She is from a great “Majesty” daughter we purchased from Elliott’s in the Bighorn Parkland Sale. She was an easy purchase for us as she goes back to their herd matron “Fiona”, and you can never go wrong with a “Majesty” daughter. Look for big performance here, with lots of milk. She will wean off the heavy weights in the fall. I really wanted to keep all the “Razzmatazz” daughters for ourselves, as he has moved on to his new home at Pine Creek Simmentals, but I also knew that wasn’t physically possible. So there are only a few in the sale from him, but we wanted the right ones in the sale to represent this great bull, and all he has done for our herd. You will truly get the full appreciation of “Roxie” when she has had a couple calves on the ground, so trust me when I tell you she will be a dandy.
ANCHOR D NIKITA 376Y 762501 ZDS 376Y 03-Mar-11
LEEUPOORT GARY KIRSTEN DORSIM MASSIE DORSIM MARIE BAR 5 SA STRIDE 413P KYKSO KALGER TOVERBERG ERIKA TOVERBERG ELSA SIM-ROC C&B WESTERN ANCHOR D ZORRO 566J JERICO’S DOROTHY JANE 1D BOGGY CREEK NIKITA SILVER SPRINGS GEORGE 10C HVB MARVEL 54G HVB WESTERN LILY 25D BW 91 lbs 200 Day Wt: 552 lbs 365 Day Wt: 838 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 9. Ultra sounded safe to next exposure, due early February, 2013.
Some times to find the sale sleeper, they just need to be pointed out. “Nikita” could very well be that one. She is the youngest heifer in the offering, and will be a bit smaller than the pack sale day; however her mother always delivered for us. In fact she produced the second high seller 2 years ago, selling to Vaughn Gibbons, ON and had a granddaughter in the same sale which was also a high seller going to O Double E Simmentals. The track record is there, and although she is much younger, she will prove to be a valuable asset. “Nikita” will be a tremendous purchase for one lucky customer.
EAGLE-RIDGE YUKON 16Y
756987 BDB 16Y 25-Jan-11
BAR 5 SA HERO 823M SHAWACRES REUBEN 20R SHAW ACRES NEDI 16N CHAMPS ROMEO MTV GALT 9N DFM SELENA 606S DFM 260M RICHMOND MR SHARE HOLDER 43E VIRGINIA’S PRISM 3P JB HAITI 3H EAGLE-RIDGE 19W ANCHOR “T” IMPACT 2H EAGLE-RIDGE SERENITY 53S EAGLE-RIDGE 5N BW 90 lbs 200 Day Wt: 744 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1210 lbs I found “Yukon” this past fall, right after weaning, and was very impressed with him as a calf. The Eagle Ridge breeding program is one that we really respect, and after seeing the tremendous job his sire did for them, we felt as though “Yukon” would do a great job as a heifer bull for us. He has lots of muscle shape, very smooth fronted, lots of hair, and a outcrossed pedigree for our herd. His color is fabulous, and he has really continued to mature over the summer. Anyone who has seen him this spring and summer has been extremely impressed by him. He honestly reminds me very much of “Regis”. We expect him to measures up to be a bull very similar to “Regis” in both his calving ability, and the ability to produce sought after progeny. He won’t be just a calving ease bull, as we expect much more, he will be a sure winner.
Polled Full Fleckvieh
FGAF BARBOSSA 707X
P725835 FGAF 707X 10-Jan-10
HOLZBACH HERMANUS AURIKE PROSTOCK HUGO 7052T DOUBLE BARD MAKE M PLLED DOUBLE BAR D FLASHY 172R GRINALTA’S POL FLASH ANCHOR “T” METRO 4E ANCHOR “T” LEGEND 7H ANCHOR “T” HELGA 10Y FGAF BARBARELLA 839L KLONDIKE ARNIE GNM 250Z RAJ MS ARNIE 46F MY FANCY BAR NONE BW 88 lbs 200 Day Wt: 842 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1365 lbs The addition of “Barbossa” into our bull battery, has turned out to be a wise decision. He ended up being an absolute bomb proof calving bull for us last year, averaging 81lbs, on cows & heifers, with a high of 102, from a mature cow. He polled about 35% of his calves, and they appear to have an abundance of growth, lots of thickness, style, and well colored. He has matured to be an impressive individual, and should continue to do so, as he ages. A big selling feature to me was the strength of the cow family that backs him, out of “Barbarella” who I personally feel is one of Ferme Gagnon’s elite cows. Because he calved so well for us last year, his breeding pen was an entire pen of 40 yearling heifers this spring, and he did a masterful job. The way his offspring are developing, be sure to expect some headliners from this great herd bull.
ANCHOR D PULSE 6X
PG763080 ZDS 6X 18-Dec-10
BS MR CORRECTOR 9111J PRL MAGNITUDE 362M MISS ARNOLD K2280 PRL TERMINATOR 237T BBS RED 500 K10 PRL MAIDEN 331M PRL JOYDANNE 283J TNT DYNAMITE BLACK L137 MRL HURRICANE 27R MRL MISS 443N ANCHOR D IMPULSE 130T HOOK’S ROBIN HOOD 5G PRL LAURIUM 230L PRL JOICE 210J BW 88 lbs 200 Day Wt: 600 lbs 365 Day Wt: 965 lbs AI’d to LFE Stubby 322U -BPG694665- March 29. Exposed to LFE Wolfman 395X -PG731025- April 20 to May 22. Due January 29, 2013. Ultra sounded safe to Wolfman.
One of our goals is to produce cattle that are the same in type, regardless of being Fullblood or Purebred. “Pulse’s” dam, is one of those very cows. Put together right in every aspect, very low maintenance, and super productive.We have a full sister to “Pulse” in our own program, and she follows the same pattern, much as I anticipate “Pulse” will do as well. Due to significantly smaller Purebred numbers, we rely much more on AI in this program; however we have really upped the steaks with the purchase of “Wolfman”. We didn’t physically see her get bred to “Wolfman” but he certainly was suggesting she was in April 21, which the ultra sound would also indicate.This will be the only female in the offering bred to this tremendous bull, and wow, what a package this will be. When you see a couple “Wolfman” calves on display you will truly appreciate the potential of this lot.
ANCHOR D FLOSSIE 59X
PG763084 ZDS 59X 29-Dec-10
STF MONTANA BLACK KF25 STF STARQUEST N114 STF LEONA L260 IPU RED GALAXY 97S GW DAKOTA RED 824B RAINALTA RED LASS 13G RAINALTA PREMIER LASS 26C NLC 64Y TOMCAT NLC GOOD A NUFF 33G NLC A03 AVALINE ANCHOR D RED ROGGIE 186S ROGANT ANCHOR-D ROGGIE 14E RAJ MS WESTERN 37A BW 82 lbs 200 Day Wt: 643 lbs 365 Day Wt: 949 lbs Exposed to PRL Terminator 237T -PG679090- March 26 to May 22. Observed bred April 8, due January 17, 2013. Ultra sounded safe. We only had 2 “Blue” daughters this past spring, as we sold this great bull to Leedale Colony, so he was only used for a very short time. I had intentions of retaining both of them for ourselves, but came up a bit short on numbers, so “Flossie” was added into the sale pen. “Blue” produced very thick powerful offspring, and his bulls were always very sought after. “Flossie” is bred back to “Terminator”, who is homozygous polled, calves extremely well, and adds lots of length.This has been a good combination for us, and blends the best of what these two great bulls have to offer. “Flossie” should mature to be an exceptionally hard working female, and is backed by a great cow family.
ANCHOR D LIBERTY 244Y
PG762657 ZDS 244Y 10-Jan-11
BS MR CORRECTOR 9111J PRL MAGNITUDE 362M MISS ARNOLD K2280 PRL TERMINATOR 237T BBS RED 500 K10 PRL MAIDEN 331M PRL JOYDANNE 283J LFE MR LEWIS 821J LFE RED ENTICER 364M LFE SHALIMAR 132J DOUBLE BAR D LICORICE 70P IPU RED LICORICE 47H IPU RED MS LICORICE 85L RAINALTA RED LASS 13G BW 115 lbs 200 Day Wt: 751 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1127 lbs AI’d to Wheatland Red Teddy 457P -PTG662881 - March 27. Exposed to LFE Wolfman 395X April 20 to May 22. Ultra sounded safe to AI. Here is a big growth, dark red female that will add extra growth, and performance. Her dam is a tremendous producer we purchased as an open heifer from Double Bar D’s sale, and she consistently delivers for us. “Liberty” is the only heifer in this year’s offering bred back to “Red Teddy”, a bull who worked very well for us, and has produced many outstanding cattle throughout the industry. This should be an outstanding cross, and has an extremely high probability of resulting in a homozygous polled offspring. If you want them dark red with a touch more class and eye appeal, then “Liberty” is your gal.
ANCHOR D MEG 284Y
PG762640 ZDS 284Y 14-Jan-11
BS MR CORRECTOR 9111J PRL MAGNITUDE 362M MISS ARNOLD K2280 PRL TERMINATOR 237T BBS RED 500 K10 PRL MAIDEN 331M PRL JOYDANNE 283J NLC 64Y TOMCAT NLC GOOD A NUFF 33G NLC A03 AVALINE MISS ARNOLD L2642 ARNOLD’S HIGH FIVE MISS ARNOLD H5802 MISS ARNOLD C5348 BW 98 lbs 200 Day Wt: 708 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1094 lbs AI’d to LFE Stubby 322U -BPG694665- April 11. Exposed to LFE Wolfman 395X April 20 to May 22, due January 20, 2013. Ultra sounded safe to AI.
“Meg” is another heifer added into the mix at the last minute. She is pure power, and will no doubt be a bull producing machine. Not necessarily the prettiest in the pen, but fully productive. When we purchased our initial group of purebred cows, her dam was the must have of the group. I absolutely love how we have this heifer mated. I can just imagine the possibilities of this cross. The “Stubby’s” have been in hot demand, and I really think this big powerful female will fully endorse the potential of this mating. I honestly think this will be a genetic explosion that has endless potential. I know we won’t be the owners, but I can hardly wait to see the results from this cross.
ANCHOR D MAPLE 293Y
PG762643 ZDS 293Y 15-Jan-11
BS MR CORRECTOR 9111J PRL MAGNITUDE 362M MISS ARNOLD K2280 PRL TERMINATOR 237T BBS RED 500 K10 PRL MAIDEN 331M PRL JOYDANNE 283J BOZ REDCOAT BBS RED CANADIAN L24 BBS MISS RED BEAUTY J109 ANCHOR D CANADIAN RED 5R RICHMOND REGIS ANCHOR D MISS REGIS 135N SHORTHORN(BS)/SHORTHORN(BS) BW 106 lbs 200 Day Wt: 670 lbs 365 Day Wt: 976 lbs Exposed to FGAF Barbossa 707X -P725835- April 30 to May 22. No observed breeding, ultra sounded safe for early May breeding, due early February 2013.
“Maple” is honestly just going to be a great brood cow, it really is that simple. The neat thing here is this is a cow family that already possesses some outcross Fleckvieh genetics to the rest of the purebred industry, and then mated back full Fleckvieh as well. We did the same thing on her mother a couple years ago, breeding her to “Picasso”, resulting in a solid, dark red, high % Fleckvieh, polled female with a new twist of pedigree. She has developed into a phenomenal cow that is admired by many, and has a very unique potential to create something different. We are now giving you the very same advantage in this female in the mating to “Barbossa”. I know for a fact that these good baldy bulls are very hot in demand, lots of opportunity here.
ANCHOR D CATALENA 312Y
PG762644 ZDS 312Y 22-Jan-11
BS MR CORRECTOR 9111J PRL MAGNITUDE 362M MISS ARNOLD K2280 PRL TERMINATOR 237T BBS RED 500 K10 PRL MAIDEN 331M PRL JOYDANNE 283J SRS FORTUNE 500 PVF RED SUNSET 800H TNT MISS TRISHA F6 MVRN POL RED CATALPA 183P TSS BOZ BOLD CAT MVRN RED POL LAUREN 52M MVRN LAWANDA 32E BW 104 lbs 200 Day Wt: 717 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1082 lbs AI’d to LFE Stubby 322U -BPG694665- April 8. Exposed to LFE Wolfman 395X April 20 to May 22, due January 17, 2013. Ultra sounded safe to AI. Another good heifer bred to “Stubby”. When we were sorting through bulls this spring to use on these heifers, the more I thought about it the more we felt “Stubby” was the right choice. His offspring have been so widely accepted, and we really felt as though it upped the antie on our heifers, and showed what direction we want our relatively young purebred program to be headed.“Catalena” is from a beautiful solid red female, that we purchased from Movald’s, and she has really developed into a great cow. A very good possibility of being on display sale day with her “Wolfman” bull calf at side. “Catalena” will continue to develop, and become an outstanding female, and once again mated to “Stubby” adds another whole new dimension.
ANCHOR D BLISS 331Y
PG762647 ZDS 331Y 30-Jan-11
BS MR CORRECTOR 9111J PRL MAGNITUDE 362M MISS ARNOLD K2280 PRL TERMINATOR 237T BBS RED 500 K10 PRL MAIDEN 331M PRL JOYDANNE 283J PPSR COAL BLACK 65F LRS RED REALITY 33J LRS MS PREFD STOCK 715G BLCC MISS 57N BAR NONE REGAN BLCC MISS LITA 94L BLCC MISS HARALDINE 14H BW 92 lbs 200 Day Wt: 641 lbs 365 Day Wt: 996 lbs AI’d to LFE Stubby 322U -BPG694665- April 7. Exposed to LFE Wolfman 395X April 20 to May 22, due January 16, 2013. Ultra sounded safe to AI. We were going to initially try and keep many more purebred heifers this year, and the baldies were all going to stay home. The number sort indicated differently, and “Bliss” is a heifer that I would dare say may be the sleeper in the purebred string. She won’t be a heifer you need to break the piggy bank to own, but I encourage you to look into the future as to what this female can produce. I really think her breeding to “Stubby” adds a lot more potential as well. Her mother was a great buy for us from Bonchuk Farms, and has tons of power. I really think “Bliss” is going to mature that much more and be a female that will be appreciated much more when she does mature. Don’t miss this opportunity, could be a great buy.
Treasure Chest Lot
Every year one of our feature lots is the “Treasure Chest Lot”. We have had lots of fun with it in the past, and it does certainly add a degree of pre-sale excitement.This year will be no different, with a bounty being awarded to at least one lucky person who is able to unscramble the riddle, and figure out what it is. Your clues are; It’s something anyone can use, young or old it’s truly unique. It is without doubt one of the coolest thing we have ever offered for sale. It’s a bit like the saying something old, something new, something borrowed something blue, with a twist. Something old, two things new, nothing borrowed, something blue.
SEMEN FOR SALE VIA PRIVATE TREATY
We didn’t want to drag the sale out, therefore we have decided to market semen on these bulls by private treaty, please call at your convenience for prices. Anchor D Serengetti 127S Anchor D Winston 34K Arnold’ High Five ABR Sir Arnold’s Image Baldrin Balu Bar 5 Bernheim 405H Bar 5 Dignified 526K Bar 5 Evan 440L Bar 5 SA Go Joe 412P Bar 5 Vuurslag 420K BEL Western Union 2nd Dora Lee Native Son Eldandi Eldorado Great Guns Binz 60H Great Guns Ferdinand 13Z Great Guns Frederick 48B Hockenhull Magnum Horn Klondike Arnie 250Z
Lchmn Bodybuilder Magnum 4 MFL Foreman 36Z MFL Meister 36Y MFL Universe 28U Monet Mr. Herkules Mr Lynn-Hafke 009Y MRL Hurricane 27R Myalta Paragon Myalta Westin 25S Rickardstown Jumbo Richmond Regis Riverbend Contract RP First Choice Rymar Tino 64E SC Bavarian 7C Shawacres Nacobi Smoky Hill Capri SU Mr Universe 26B TRN Mr Pari 1E
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STONEZ MISS TANU 117Y
763365 SWS 117Y 23-Jan-11
BOLD MFL UNIVERSE 28U MFL PETRA 95P VIRGINIA WYOMING 33W SHAWACRES JAHARI 50L EAGLE-RIDGE JAHARI 33P JB HENDRIKA 28H RICHMOND REGIS ANCHOR D NARCISSUS 105N ANCHOR D HERA 105K STONEZ MISS TANUI JB LEGACY 66L ANCHOR D ZANIA 90P ANCHOR D LO ZANDA 79L BW 90 lbs 200 Day Wt: 716 lbs 365 Day Wt: 1150 lbs Exposed to Anchor D Twenty X 734713 March 10 2012 May 25 2012 then exposed to Anchor D Narcissus May 25 2012- June 10 2012. Preg tests safe to April 10, 2012 breeding date.
Stonez Miss Yanu is my first pick from our heifer pen. We purchased her father from Virginia Ranch a couple years ago to help add some preformance to our cow herd, and he is doing just that. This heifer has loads of thickness lots of depth and she has a great disposition! Take a look at her there is no need to go on, just look at her for you self you will see the quality! She is bred to our calving ease bull Anchor D Twenty X (Legend son). The calf out of this heifer will be superb!
Guest Consignor - Stout Brothers Simmentals
BRK PARAMOUNT R-FIVE WARNER 80 W R-FIVE PRISCILLA 39P DFM MARCUS 14M HSN MARKUS 14S SMITHBILT MANDI 507M BW 90 lbs 200 Day Wt: 614 lbs
Polled Full Fleckvieh
STBS LADY LUCK 40Y
P744736 STBS 40Y 18-Jan-11
R-FIVE MALTESE D & B DAYLILY 113F R-FIVE MR LUKE MISS MJB LANI 4L GRINALTA’S GRIDIRON 403J DFM KATHLEEN 41K GIDSCO APPOLLO 3F SRN MS UNIVERSE 1C
AI’d to Anchor “T” Impact 2H T415160 March 26 2012 and exposed to STBS Randolf 42X April 21 2012 to May 14, 2012. Preg check safe to AI.
Once again we would like to thank Dan and Karen for inviting us to take part in their sale, it’s truly an honor. Many of you may remember this heifer from last year’s sale as she was offered as a choice lot with her three quarter sister. I had full attentions on keeping this heifer but after many days of convincing I finally gave in and agreed to offer her for sale once again. Lady Luck is going to be a producer! Being from a Marcus cow and sired by our heifer maker “Warner”, I can insure you she will have tones of milk all wrapped up in a clean and tidy udder. Disposition, dark cherry red, peaked head polled and being bred to Anchor “T” Impact himself, what more can I guy ask for? Whether she lies down and has a bull or a heifer, the ticket she is carrying may just pay for herself in the first year. The guess works done, take a chance on “Lady Luck”.
Guest Consignor - Porter Ranches
WHEATLAND BULL 440P DANA ARTEMIS 84U WFL RED TWIZZLER 93M PRL MAGNITUDE 362M PRL SYRACUSE 66S MS PRL HALO-AGGIE 103H BW 94 lbs 200 Day Wt: 609 lbs
MS PORTER 11 47Y
763408 CWP 47Y 25-Jan-11
WHEATLAND BULL 131L WHEATLAND LADY 902J LFE BLACK BULLSEYE 319J PARKHILL RED DOLL 21F BS MR CORRECTOR 9111J MISS ARNOLD K2280 KLONDIKE ARNIE GNM 250Z MS PRL AGGIE 001A
Bred to LFE 3091X April 12, 2012. Exposed to LFE 3091X April 11, 2012 – May 21, 2012
47Y is a broody female by Artemis. This is a strong pedigree. 47Y’s grandmother is 103H who was the mother of PRL Ledger. Ledger left us with some great females over the years. 47Y’s mother (66S) is a reproduction machine. There will be few females sold this year that will have as strong a maternal backing plus sound conformation. She is calving early to LFE 3091X who is a Shearforce x Blackedge; I would expect a vigorous polled calf that should be excellent. This is a great opportunity to buy a proven red pedigree with some Fleckvieh in the background.
THSF FREEDOM 300N KNK/CRSR RED BULL 53T JDJ MISS MACHO 53P PRL MAGNITUDE 362M PRL STACIE 63S PRL NAWATA 213N BW 94 lbs 200 Day Wt: 609 lbs
MS PORTER 11 87Y
763409 CWP 87Y 30-Jan-11
BH TRACKER 998J SAFN MISS ZING 02H REYNOLDSON MR MACHO L133 JDJ 9AS PLAYGIRL 040K BS MR CORRECTOR 9111J MISS ARNOLD K2280 BBS RED CANADIAN L24 PRL GIOVANA 075G
Bred to GWS / SCF Rendition April 13, 2012. Exposed to LFE 3091X May 5, 2012 – May 21, 2012
87Y is an easy fleshing feminine female that displays a lot of promise. Strong maternally with Magnitude and Canadian on the bottom side of her pedigree; this heifer offers a lot of breeding potential. Red Bull females look quite good and provide new blood to an already different pedigree here. 87Y is one of my favorite heifers this year out of a prolific workhorse. I have expectations for this female to perform – put her to the test.
ROGANT PRL PORTERHOUSE REGENT MS PRL NITE ANCHOR 087B PRL LEDGER 129L PRL TATON 17T PRL PATON 11P BW 88 lbs 200 Day Wt: 591 lbs
MS PORTER 11 127Y
763410 CWP 127Y 07-Feb-11
ROGER LORIS MR PRL ANCHOR 088Y MISS KNIGHT 156S KFFC HARLEY SOLWAY MS PRL HALO-AGGIE 103H EMIL PRL MARNEE 1M
Bred to Anchor D Venom April 28, 2012. Exposed to Porter’s Power Cat 90Y May 20 – May 28, 2012. Safe to Anchor D Venom
127Y has more than 500 registered relations in Canada and more again worldwide. Regent probably the most universal Fleckvieh bull to date. He has the tendency to make individuals with eye appeal and traits that keep them producing. 127Y has a balanced profile in a compact package. While 127Y is a smaller package her ultrasound data puts her in the top tier of our heifers. She is big ribbed and has a good degree of interstitial fat. 127Y will be a strong contributor at her new home and I am sure I can find some Regent semen to go with her.
Mackenzie & Garren 2012 27
Dan & Karen Skeels Box 1638 Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0 7128962
Mark your Calendar for the Genetic Edge Bull Sale February 8, 2013
August 24 - 7 p.m.
at Anchor D Ranch - Rimbey, Alberta