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Eaton Charolais is honored to be featured in BEEF Magazine’s TOP 100 Seedstock Producers! 500+ Yearling Bulls come off test in Spring 2015. Bulls & Females available by Private Treaty.

103 ETN Loop • Lindsay, MT 59339 Office (406) 584-7520 • Lee (406) 584-7546 • Elner (406) 485-3572

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BULLS

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Available to you at

Rogers’ Turn-Out Bull Sale

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. At the ranch - Collins, Mississippi

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Selling 65 Charolais Bulls & 150 Commercial Brangus Heifers Fall and Spring Calvers

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These BULLS will sire calves who will make you MONEY! • Pelvic 56 Years Performance Testing • Measurements • Average Age - 22 Months • EPD Information • Reproductive Tract • All Fertility Tested Examined • Herd Sire Prospects • Will Not Fall Apart • Offering Selected Out • Good Condition of a Large Group

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• Heifers Adapted to this Southeastern Environment

Rogers Bar HR

Dorotheann Rogers Managing Partner: Doug Rogers

Cell: 601-765-7751

P.O. Box 1718 - Collins, MS 39428

www.RogersBarHR.com

1-800-343-5051

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r a d n e l a c r u o y k r a M Friday, January 23, 2015

Fall Bull Sale, Sioux Falls Regional Sale Barn

April 5, 2015

Thomas Ranch Online Fall Calf Sale, Breeders World

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

43rd Annual Thomas Ranch Bull Sale, Thomas Ranch Sale Facility

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

13th Annual Private Treaty Steer & Heifer Sale

SUBSTANCE

A240

M837838 Selling Packages— 10 Straws semen & 5 Signings $1,000 Or 30 Straws Semen & 15 Signings $2,500 Owned by: Thomas Ranch & JCH Doll For semen contact— Thomas Ranch or Bovine Elite: 800-786-4066

Thomas Ranch Troy, VeaBea & Cally Thomas (605) 973-2448 18441 Capri Place, Harrold, SD 57536 thomasranchcattle.com thomas@venturecomm.net

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Official Publication of the American-International Charolais Association V o l . 38, N o . 10

ON The Cover–

Photo by Kassi Glassman at Ridder Farms, Hermann, Mo. Cover by Molly Schoen

Features

20 Genomic EPD - AICA Guidelines for Publishing Introducing Genomic Enhanced logos

26 Genomic Enhanced EPD

Frequently Asked Questions

53 Breeding Beef Cattle: Wanted For Import By Linda Eck

Journal Staff J. Neil Orth

Demand is high for superior performance-based genetics

Columns

CPI President

David Hobbs

17

Manager

Molly Schoen

Editor

Kaitlyn Lewis

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Charolais Viewpoint by J. Neil Orth

A rising tide lifts all boats.

Junior Viewpoint by Megan Johnson Build Character

Advertising Coordinator

Field Representatives Refer to page 18

Charolais journal 11700 NW Plaza Circle • Kansas City, MO 64153

phone (816) 464-5977 • fax (816) 464-5759

Activities & Reference 18 Association Updates 18 New Members 24 Roll of Excellence Show Results

55 AICA News Notes 94 Calendar 96 Advertisers’ Index

www.charolaisusa.com

CHAROLAIS JOURNAL ADVERTISING POLICY: Advertising material for any month’s issue must be received in the offices of the Charolais Journal, 11700 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City, MO 64153, by the 25th of the second month preceding the month of publication, i.e., Dec. 25 for the February issue. Full camera-ready advertising copy or full-screened negatives will be accepted until the 1st of the month prior to publication provided notification of copy size, shape, color and other specifications are received by the 25th of the second month prior to the month of publication. If a proof is required, copy must be received by the 20th of the second month prior to publication, i.e., June 20 for the August issue. No copy can be altered or changed, except for typographical error, after the 1st of the month of publication. Any ad copy changes that must be made after the lst of the month will be assessed a 10% additional space charge. All dates and times are herein applicable at the office of the CHAROLAIS JOURNAL, 11700 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City, MO 64153. Charolais Journal (ISSN 0191-5444) is published monthly, except June and July which are combined issues, by CHAROLAIS PUBLICATIONS INC., 11700 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City, MO 64153. Subscriptions: U.S. - $75; U.S. First Class - $100; Canada - $125; Foreign - $125. Single Copies - $7, including postage. For AICA members, $20 of annual dues to AICA are applicable to subscriptions for Charolais Journal. Periodicals postage paid at Kansas City, MO 64153, and additional mailing offices. Standard postage paid at Jefferson City, Mo. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: CHAROLAIS JOURNAL, 11700 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City, MO 64153.

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Herd Sire Prospect Sale Saturday, February 21, 2015 • 1 p.m. At the Ranch, Perry, Oklahoma

3502

3533 LT Long Distance x LT Blue Value BW: 65 lbs. • AWW: 682 lbs.

3515

LT Long Distance x Stealth x Baldridge Sweetheart 444

LT Stagecoach x M&M Raptor x Smart Choice

BW: 90 lbs. • AWW: 669 lbs.

BW: 65 lbs. • AWW: 659 lbs.

30 Fall 2013 18-Month Olds!

35 Spring 2013 Two-Year-Olds!

Several top herd sire prospects in these large groups. No bulls have been sold off the top!

Bulls sired by these breed leading AI sires — LT Ledger 0332 P • Cooley Royce 1107T39 • LT Long Distance 9001 Pld CML Encore 4Y • TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET • LT Bluegrass 4017 P DR Stealth 574 • Cooley Carbine 1410P14 ET Sale Manager: Greg Hubert P.O. Box 100 Oakley, KS 67748 785-672-3195 (office) 785-672-7449 (cellular)

805 N. 25th • Perry, OK 73077 Kevin Wiley, Ranch Manager (580) 572-2555 Barn or Office (580) 370-1483 Cell mmcharolais@sbcglobal.net www.mmcharolais.com J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5   5


SHF BJCF

Benefit 1350

TR MR FIRE WATER 5792RET SHF FIRE POWER 0080 M798884

ACE MS DYNASTY 7117

WR BENEFIT 7418 ACE MS NANCY’S-BENEFIT-6935 F1062040

P.O. Box 186, Liverpool, Texas 77577 Larry Ludeke (832) 439-4666 Daryl Renfrow (832) 444-5241 E-mail: larryl@qiminc.com www.barjcharolaisfarm.com JANUARY

EPDs

BW WW YW M TM SC

2.3 35 63 12 29 1.0

ACE MS NANCY 4001 935 ET Full French & Purebred Genetics

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B3R Texas Dinero Y029

Big Creek Game Changer 192 PET

CML Diablo 2X

DCF Relentless 8577 P

DCR Mr Substance A240

JDJ Resource Z365 P

Keys 38 Special 38Y

M6/RC Fresh Air 1138 PLD

NWMSU Big Time 166

EM815371

M756210

M806006

M802033

EM815258

M826959

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M812256

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• AI Consulting • AI/Palpation Clinics • Professional Exporting • Semen & Embryo Sales • AI & ET Equipment Sales • Semen & Embryo Warehouse

see our website for a complete listing. 4l unlimited yl06 pld ace-orr efficient 972 pld B3R Texas Dinero Y029 baldridge fasttrack 82f pld BHD Reality t3136 Pld bhd zen x270 p big creek game changer 192 pet

BJCF Watt Z36 BJR Copperhead 895 Pld BJR EASY EDGE 968 ET PLD BJR Super Silver 719 ET Pld br duke 261 pld CJC Illusion N111 Pld/S cjc mr president t122 pld CJC Trademark h45 pld/s cmf 241 rio blanco 378r pld CML Diablo 2x cooley royce 1107t39 pld DCF Relentless 8577 P DCR Mr Solution w13 Pld DCR Mr Substance A240 Double-h kahlua 240M ET Pld double-h mahalo 749t et pld

DR STEALTH 574 eatons cross fire 10365 polled eatons leader 2233 pld eatons royal dynasty 6164 pld ec iron man 2027 pld EC No Doubt 2022 pld ec reliable 5043 pld fc turbo 756 pld Gerrard Montezuma 6T pld hbr equalizer 940 pld et Hoo Made Hoo 357Y JAB Drink In My Hand 157 PLD JDJ Resource Z365 P JDJ Royal Trade N134 Pld jdj smokester j1377 pld et jds he’s my king 2038 et pld JWK IMPRESSIVE D040 ET PLD keys 38 special 38y Keys All State 149x keys mchenry 24m pld lc mr southpaw 7090 pld et

lc mr southpaw 7090 pld et(Sexed)

lc suspect 0109 p et

www.bovine-elite.com lcoc polled value p063S pld Leachman White Gold P002X lt blue value 7903 pld LT BRIDGER 9191 PLD lt easy blend 5125 pld LT LEDGER 0332 PLD lt long distance 9001 pld lt polled value 9089 LT Predictable Mac 2059 Pld lt rio blanco 1234 pld LT Thundering wind 5200 pld lt unlimited ease 9108 pld lt western edge 4057 pld M6 Cool Rep 8108 ET m6 fresh air 8165 pld et M6 Full throttle 2138 Pld et m6 function 169 pld et m6 gain & grade 927 pld m6 grid maker 104 pld et M6 new Standard 842 pld Et M6 sleep easy 734 pld M6/RC Fresh Air 1138 PLD mt-hls lead on 197/0

The Number One Source for Charolais Multiple Trait Leaders!

nwmsu big time 166 pld NWMSU Platinum 4108 ra big cat 9017 pld raile 2250 to77 pld rc denver 6026 pld riverdale top end h114 et pld schurrtop hcr rancher pld SCR Tuffy 0119 SHF Fire Power 0080 SKYMONT EASE 2078 PLD sparrows madrid 7m pld sr/nc field rep 2158 pld et thomas oahe wind o772 et pld thomas redneck 2609m pld three trees wind 2638 et pld tr mr fire water 5792r et pld TR Mr Wrangle Up 2502Z TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET pld TR PZC Holywater 9777 ET Pld tr red smoke pld ttr-ohf beyond the grid pld vcr sir duke 914 pld VFF Time Out 172Y

VPI Free lunch 708 T wc benelli 2134 p et wc big ben 9036 pld WC I’ll Have Another ET WC-nc cash flow 8015 p wc-tnt apollo 9027 p wcr kingsbury 116 p wcr prime cut 764 pld WCR Polar Vortex 324 P wcr sir duke 7340 pld wcr sir impressive 8191 pld WH Triple Play 201 PLD wia man tracker 150 pld Winn Mans Lanza 610S PLD WR Wrangler W601 Pld

Full French Genetics hamm charboneau 2n HAMM MOGO U23 J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5   7


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Fall EPDs CE 2.2 BW 1.2 WW 26 YW 49 MILK 5 MCE 0.4 MTNL 18 SC 0.6 CWT 17 REA 0.25 FAT -0.001 MARB 0.15

SF

0910 P

F1105916

LT SUNDANCE

We are pleased to offer Choice of our “0910” Donor or her exciting Heifer Calf sired by LT Sundance in our 4th Annual Production Sale, April 4th, 2015. Look for our Catalog in the March 2015 Charolais Journal.

We would like to thank Steve Smith Country Charolais for selecting our “Pick of Herd Flush” out of the 36th National Sale for $10,250. Look for our lot in the Charolais In The Rockies Sale!

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Call about these VCR prospects selling in the South Dakota Winter Sales.

Sioux Empire Farm Show Thursday, January 29 — Sioux Falls, S.D. Herd Sire Prospects – • VCR Special Edition 1304 P 9-1-13 M845137 AWW/R: 687 lbs./113 YWR: 110 EPDs: BW: 0.6 WW: 39 YW: 70 M: 6 TM: 26 Sire: Keys 38 Special 38Y Dam: Tradition 5056 x Prime Time 908

• VCR Special Edition 1335 P 9-12-13 M845147 AWW/R: 695 lbs./115 YWR: 107 EPDs: BW: 2.5 WW: 41 YW: 68 M: 6 TM: 26 Sire: Keys 38 Special 38Y Dam: Tradition 5056 x Sir Duke H096

Black Hills Stock Show

HC Rhinestone 8355 Pld

Selling 2 sons of “the Balanced Outcross”

Top 30% WW, YW • 5% Milk • 15% REA • 7% MB

Tuesday, February 3 — Rapid City, S.D. Herd Sire Prospects – • VCR Gemstone 442 P 2-16-14 M846316 AWW/R: 753 lbs./105 EPDs: BW: -0.4 WW: 32 YW: 58 M: 17 TM: 33 Sire: HC Rhinestone 8355 Dam: Duke 914 x Mac 2244

• VCR Silverman 481 P 3-7-14 M849760 AWW/R: 784 lbs./109 EPDs: BW: -2.6 WW: 30 YW: 59 M: 7 TM: 22 Sire: VCR Silverman 508 P Dam: Sir Duke II x Duke 914

South Dakota Showplace Wednesday, February 11 — Watertown, S.D. Herd Sire Prospects – • VCR Gemstone 444 P 2-18-14 M846315 AWW: 711 lbs. EPDs: BW: 1.6 WW: 30 YW: 53 M: 12 TM: 27 Sire: HC Rhinestone 8355 Dam: Silverman x Wyoming Wind

• VCR Mr Dakota Style 1345 P 9-13-13 M845150 AWW/R: 656 lbs./108 EPDs: BW: 0.9 WW: 38 YW: 57 M: 6 TM: 25 Sire: Keys Dakota Style 83W Dam: INXS 912 x Vision 4246

Give us a call to discuss your Herd Bull and A.I. Sire needs! 10  

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Keys 38 Special 38Y

Selling 2 sons in Sioux Falls Top 15% WW, YW

Our thanks to all the buyers in Dakota Standard III Female ProductionSale.

Bulls with Balance & Predictability!

We also have 100 quality performance polled bulls on test available at private treaty. Stop by the ranch or give us a call!

Vedvei Charolais

Alan & Deb Vedvei 44213 204th St. • Lake Preston, South Dakota 57249 (605) 847-4529 • vedveicharolais@gmail.com 2000 AICA Seedstock Producer of the Year

www.vedveicharolais.com


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Dennis Charolais Farm & Guests

BeefGene

Charolais Bull Sale

Saturday, January 31, 2015 • 1 p.m. Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Hwy 154, Sulphur Springs, Texas

Featuring the service of...

Selling

75

Breeding Age Bulls Many Herd Sire Prospects!

Bulls Sell With:

4 Performance Data 4 Breeding Soundness 4 Health Papers 4 Registration Papers 4 Current Weights – EPDs 4 Confidential Phone Bids

DCF RELENTLESS 8577

DCF Tactic 316A P EC No Doubt x Pure Gold 802 EPDs: 4.3 0.9 32 60 10 1.6 26 0.6 Dam was Reserve National Champion, Supreme Heifer Houston Livestock Show, Grand Champion Heifer two years in a row at Ft Worth, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas. DCF Firewater 367A Polled Fire Water x Polled Gold 591 EPDs: -4.0 3.0 35 59 9 -1.5 27 1.1 For Sale Catalog & Information:

Dennis Charolais Farm Eric, Angie, Haley & Brayden Dennis 170 Rock Bluff Road Saint Jo, TX 76265 (940) 995-2161 • (940) 841-2792 www.dennischarolais.com

DCF Swagger 361A Polled Raile 2250 T077 x Three Trees Wind EPDs: 2.2 1.1 42 79 9 2.0 30 0.8

Thick, Deep & Big Boned!

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Auctioneer: Greg Clifton (817) 313-5250

Charolais Journal: Wes Chism (281) 761-5952


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tanding at Currently S

#1 AICA L SHOW BULAR OF THE YE

AML DOB: 9-27-12 BW: 80 lbs. Sire: Hoodoo Slasher 1144

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EM830495

AWW: 787 lbs. AYW: 1,333 lbs. Dam: 5J Cigarro 924 Pld For semen or information, contact:

Semen: $25/straw No signing fee Adam & Hannah McCall

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3568 West Farm Road 68 Springfield, Missouri 65803 Adam (417) 399-9907 • Hannah (931) 209-0267 AdamMcCallLivestock@gmail.com

OLIVER LIVESTOCK COMPANY Union City, Tennessee Since 1956 731-796-0684


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J. Neil Orth, Executive Vice President

VIEWPOINT

CHAROLAIS A rising tide lifts all boats. Opportunities look bright.

The author of the statement, “a rising tide lifts all boats” remains

anonymous. Politicians have used the adage to debate economic issues for generations. The general inference is that as macroeconomic issue improves, the trickle down effect is good for the majority. The economic improvement in the beef industry resulting from a historic market is tangible and measurable. Less tangible is the “attitude adjustment” experienced by most everyone in the wake of accelerated prosperity. As 2014 comes to a close, AICA will record one of the most productive years in recent history. It’s important to recognize the accomplishments and applaud the efforts of every producer choosing Charolais as an important component of their beef production equation. Last month, we reported a $1,101 increase in the average paid for a Charolais bull from 2013 to 2014. The heightened interest could be felt during the entire week of the National Western and has been sustained through the entire spring and fall sale seasons. The 36th National Charolais Sale and 46th National Show held in late

information such as weaning weights, carcass data, breeding records. Genomic tests are a compliment to the phenotypic information and can provide similar accuracy equal to 7-15 head of progeny. You will find a Charolais Genomic Q&A in this issue of the Charolais Journal. Robert Williams, Director of Breed Improvement & Foreign Marketing, has offered a brief explanation of the AICA guidelines for Genomic EPDs and how they have been incorporated into the 2015 Sire Summary. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with this important technology. Contact Robert for more information at rwilliams@charolaisusa.com. Our marketing efforts through www.CharolaisUSA.com and social media continue to generate more interest and traffic. Visits to the website in 2014 increased more than 20% when compared to the same period one year ago. Launched just over a year ago, the AICA Facebook® page continues to be very active. Social media has proven to be a tremendous, cost effective asset to communicate the results of show and sale information in near real time. Soon, www.CharolaisUSA.com will have a new, more visitor friendly website. With input from the Advertising and Marketing Committee, AICA staff

“...every tool available in the industry, is available to you to continue to make improvements.” October, during the fall meetings and American Royal was arguably the best ever. A whopping $14,478 average was an exciting part of several days of activities. Almost without exception, individual breeders across the country have experienced similar success in interest prior to the sale, increased attendance and more money at the end of the day. Accomplishments inside the bricks and mortar of the AICA office are equally ambitious. Long awaited computer upgrades have been successfully completed. The enhanced registry system is up and running smoothly. As we close the books on 2014, we are pleased to report the financial success of AICA as well. The Board of Directors deserves a lot of credit for their conservative approach to fiscal management the past several years. Although the fiscal management of AICA is paying dividends now, we will move forward with the same sense of fiduciary responsibility to members. Possibly the most exciting accomplishment will be realized with the Spring 2015 Sire Evaluation Report. For the first time, the expected progeny differences (EPDs) will be enhanced by genomic results generated by 50K technology. Genomic enhanced EPDs increase the predictability for the traits of economic importance, which can be particularly beneficial on young animals. Genomic tests are not a substitute for documenting phenotypic

is in the process of a redesign of the current website. We continue to evaluate the use and structure of the website as more members use the online registration tools. As we close the book on 2014 and open a new one for 2015, the opportunities have never looked brighter. Some ag economists are indicating that barring a catastrophic, unforeseen event, the demand for beef will not diminish and, in fact, will increase globally. The beef production sector will continue to see a very bullish market for the remainder of this decade. The price differential between commodity beef and USDA Choice and Prime will continue to incentivize the commercial producer to use the newest tools and technology to supply the processor with more higher quality beef. If you are an AICA member or a commercial producer influencing your cowherd with Charolais genetics, rest assured you are relevant. You can also rest assured every tool available in the industry, is available to you to continue to make improvements. None of us are naïve enough to believe this exceptional marketing environment will last forever. However, until it changes, we all can move a little faster to take every advantage of the opportunities today.

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UPDATES

ASSOCIATION

Indiana

Kansas

Claire K Brown  5727 E 1000 S Lafayette, IN 47909

_ lay T Holcomb  C 1002 Robinson St Kiowa, KS 67070

Clint Krug  952 N Mountain Road Wingate, IN 47994

Michigan

Rockin M Farms 514 E 800 N Worthington, IN 47471

Iowa Connor J Briggs  45122 St Hwy 14 Chariton, IA 50049 Caelan E Long  1031 Le Claire St Davenport, IA 52803 Reagen J Miller  1358 Hwy 141 Charter Oak, IA 51439 _ oonan Show Cattle N PO Box 5 Bernard, IA 52032

Brady & Susan Ostrom 3091 144Th Ave Dorr, MI 49323

Minnesota

T_ ravis W Wakefield 730 Lee St NE Owatonna, MN 55060

Missouri Trey W Conley  5119 SW Hwy 6 Clarksdale, MO 64430

Jackson D Curtis  4899 FM 990 Dekalb, TX 75559

New Mexico

Holly Farms 69210 E 340 Rd Jay, OK 74346

Annemarie Mohn  16110 Wales Ct Spring, TX 77379

_Ashton P Keeter  Rte 1 Box 37 Walters, OK 73572

Wisconsin

_ hane D Lutrick S PO Box 702 Estancia, NM 87016

Ohio

Boyert Show Cattle 4557 Paradise Rd Seville, OH 44273 Allison G King  12910 E St Rt 162 Republic, OH 44867

South Carolina

Steven Wallace Atkinson 114 E Lynchs River Road Lamar, SC 29069

South Dakota Lilly Blume 

17137 US Hwy 281 Redfield, SD 57469

_ tockton W Stroh  S 1262 Rindal Rd Roy, MT 59471

Olivia J Wood  4728 N State Road 729 Sabina, OH 45169

Colin R Weidenbach  18035 331 Ave Highmore, SD 57345

Nebraska

Oklahoma

Texas

Montana

_ ailey Ann Reuter  B 915 Meadow Ln Norfolk, NE 68701

The AICA is the official registry for Charolais and Charbray cattle in the United States. Charolais cattle were first brought to the U.S. in 1936. In 1957, the American Charolais Breeders Association and the International Charolais Breeders Association merged forming the present AICA. Membership in the AICA is obtainable when the applicant has ownership in at least one animal, and has paid the initial membership fee of $125. AICA annual dues are $100.

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Cole W Bentley  PO Box 693 Buffalo, OK 73834

_ iverside Stock Farm R 23825 Road 207 Oakwood, OH 45873

AmericanInternational Charolais Association

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_ ine Valley Ranch P 86727 508Th Ave Page, NE 68766

Barrett K Allen  8726 St Hwy 199 Ardmore, OK 73402

DTR Livestock PO Box 391 Franklin, TX 77856

Tori L Crisp  133-13 Ave Union Grove, WI 53182

Wyoming

Matt Jameson PO Box 2185 Laramie, WY 82073

 indicates AIJCA membership

AICA 50K Genomic Project Update The Spring 2015 Sire Evaluation Report will for the first time have expected progeny differences (EPDs) enhanced by genomic results generated by 50K technology. Robert Williams, Director of Breed Improvement & Foreign Marketing, has provided AICA guidelines for publishing Genomic EPDs on pages 20-21 of this issue as well as a Genomics FAQs on pages 26-27.

2015 Annual Membership Meeting, Committee Meetings and Spring Board of Directors Meeting Spring AICA Meetings will be held at the Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa, Sunday, March 22 and Monday, March 23. The Argosy has an American-International Charolais Association block rate of $109 per night plus tax. For reservations, call 1-800-270-7711 and refer to the AICA block. Hotel cut-off is March 9, 2015. The Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony will be held during breakfast on Monday. The breakfast buffet is $20 per person. RSVP to Judy Clements, jclements@charolaisusa.com, (816) 464-5977 ext. 102. Complete meeting schedule will be in the February issue.

Advertising Deadline

The deadline to place advertising in the March 2015 Charolais Edge is January 23 and the March 2015 Charolais Journal is January 25. Contact your field representative about these and other advertising opportunities. CHAROLAIS JOURNAL


New Features for the Online Registration System

AICA’s online system has several newly enhanced features. Log in with your breeder number and password and you’ll find additional reports listed under the “My Reports” tab. The new Sire/Dam Performance Summary gives options to print lifetime records on individual animals or all active sires and or dams. You also have the option to get reports by calving year. Many other reports are available including performance reports and ultrasound reports. Ultrasound barn sheets can be generated using the report function. You have the option to print barn sheets by calving year or by individual animals. Printing quick copies of individual certificates is another useful enhancement of the “reports” function. Members use the Herd EPD reports to keep up on the most current numbers for the animals in their herd. This list can be sorted by sex and listed in several different orders. There is also the option to choose a birth date range. Under the “tools” tab, you will find a new “Data Export” button. This data export gives you the flexibility to export data on animals in your herd and use those data files in your own management packages. You can download and save the files directly to your computer in a CSV (can be opened in Excel) format. There are many options within this feature including selecting the type of animal to export and specific data. AICA using GeneSeek

The AICA is now using GeneSeek for parentage testing, contact Marilou Wegner to request a kit. The kit is specific to the animal being tested. AICA rules require AI sire and donor cows be tested if they have not been. AI Sires

AI Sires used “out of herd” must be DNA tested before calves can be registered. Check the bull’s record to make sure the DNA work has been done before submitting registration papers. AICA rules require signatures on bulls you do not own. Signatures can be submitted online, fax, mail or e-mail. AICA Mail

AICA no longer gets mail at the post office box. Please make sure all correspondence to AICA or the Charolais Journal is addressed to: 11700 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City, Mo, 64153.

AMERICAN-INTERNATIONAL CHAROLAIS ASSOCIATION 11700 N.W. Plaza Circle  Kansas City, MO 64153  Phone: (816) 464-5977 Fax: (816) 464-5759  E-Mail: info@charolaisusa.com  Website: www.charolaisusa.com

ASSOCIATION STAFF

Executive Vice President J. Neil Orth  ext. 101 north@charolaisusa.com

Recording Secretary Marilou Wegner  ext. 400

mwegner@charolaisusa.com

Director of Activities David Hobbs  ext. 200

dhobbs@charolaisusa.com

AICA OFFICERS

President

Larry Lehman P.O. Box 700 Tioga, TX 76271 (940) 437-5900

Vice President

Bill Nottke 11027 Chateau Chura Sunset Hills, MO 63128 (314) 843-2930

Director of Breed Improvement & Foreign Marketing Robert Williams  ext. 103

Secretary

Youth Activities Coordinator Kaitlyn Lewis  ext. 201

Treasurer

rwilliams@charolaisusa.com

klewis@charolaisusa.com

Administrative Assistant Affiliates Coordinator Judy Clements  ext. 102

John Chism 1442 Lillie’s Ferry Road Winchester, KY 40391 (859) 744-8909 Robb Creasey 7500 E. 1450th St. Macomb, IL 61455 (309) 254-3223

Ex-Officio

Controller

Harlin Hecht 16732 283rd Ave. Paynesville, MN 56362 (320) 243-4386

Asst. Recording Secretary Maggie Smithee  ext. 401

CPI BOARD

jclements@charolaisusa.com

Lewis Meyer  ext. 300 lmeyer@charolaisusa.com

msmithee@charolaisusa.com

To use the extension numbers listed for the above staff, phone (816) 464-2474.

FIELD STAFF Southeast Representative

Floyd Wampler 207 Sparger Rd. Bristol, TN 37620-8846 cell - (423) 612-2144 fwampler@charolaisusa.com

Southwest Representative Wes Chism 3700 W 19th Ave, Apt. D 6, Stillwater, OK 74074 cell - (281) 761-5952 wchism@charolaisusa.com

North Central Representative Colt Keffer 7376 N 85th Street Omaha, NE 68122 cell - (765) 376-8784 ckeffer@charolaisusa.com

West Representative

Andy Rest 6948 Pony Circle Shepherd, MT 59079 cell - (406) 670-5678 restlivestockservices@gmail.com

Other Regions

Call the AICA office. (816) 464-5977

President J. Neil Orth

Board of Directors Larry Lehman Bill Nottke John Chism Robb Creasey

AIJCF BOARD of TRUSTEES

Chairman & Trustee Larry Lehman

Trustees

Alan Vedvei J. Neil Orth Pete Stamer Kaitlyn Lewis

AICA DIRECTORS BY AREA Area 1 Bill Romans 3801 Old Stage Rd Harper, OR 97906 (541) 358-2921

Area 9 Nathan Reinhart 70 Songbird Road Pleasant Plains, AR 72568 (870) 613-3057

Area 2 Jerry Maltby Box 760 Williams, CA 95987 (530) 473-2830

Area 10 Robb Creasey 7500 E 1450th St. Macomb, IL 61455 (309) 354-3223

Area 3 Troy Thomas 18441 Capri Place Harrold, SD 57536 (605) 973-2448

Area 11 John Chism 1442 Lillie’s Ferry Road Winchester, KY 40391 (859) 744-8909

Area 4 Dave Hebbert 62075 Hebbert Ln. Hyannis, NE 69350 (308) 458-2540

Area 12 Doug Rogers P.O. Box 1718 Collins, MS 39428 (601) 765-2983

Area 5 Larry Ludeke P.O. Box 186 Liverpool, TX 77577 (832) 439-4666

Area 13 Silas Maxwell 1120 Welcome Grove Rd Mosheim, TN 37818 (423) 422-7234

Area 6 Bradley Bracewell 737 Hill Rd Tioga, TX 76271 (940) 230-3265

Area 14 J. Robert Tibbs 3535 Old Level Road Havre de Grace, MD 21078 (410) 734-6873

Area 7 Marty Lewis 9411 W 56th St S Monroe, IA 50170 (515) 250-2362

Area 15 Georgeanne Webb 317 Old Vineland SCH Easley, SC 29640 (864) 246-6203

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Fundraising Chairman

Larry Lehman

AICA COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN & VICE CHAIRMEN Activities

Breed Improvement

Junior Council

VICE CHAIRMAN Bradley Bracewell 737 Hill Rd. Tioga, TX 76271 (940) 230-3265

VICE CHAIRMAN John Chism Area 11 Director

VICE CHAIRMAN VeaBea Thomas 18441 Capri Place Harrold, SD 57536 (605) 973-2448

CHAIRMAN Troy Thomas Area 3 Director

Advertising/Marketing CHAIRMAN Bill Nottke Area 8 Director VICE CHAIRMAN Laci Bracewell 737 Hill Rd. Tioga, TX 76271 (940) 230-3265

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CHAIRMAN Nathan Reinhart Area 9 Director VICE CHAIRMAN Don Olsen 17050 Tuttle Creek Blvd. Randolph, KS 66554 (785) 363-2519

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CHAIRMAN Randy Perry 15194 Oak Creek Rd. Prather, CA 93651 (559) 278-4793

Commercial

CHAIRMAN Jerry Maltby Area 2 Director VICE CHAIRMAN Doug Rogers Area 12 Director

Finance

CHAIRMAN Pete Stamer 47 Snover Rd. Lafayette, NJ 07848 (973) 729-9751 VICE CHAIRMAN Robb Creasey Area 10 Director

CHAIRMAN Jeff Smith 927 E. 156th St. N. Grinnell, Iowa 50112 (641) 236-7880

Long Range Planning CHAIRMAN Lee Eaton HCR 67 Box 96 Lindsay, MT 59339 (406) 584-7546 VICE CHAIRMAN Bill Nottke Area 8 Director

Rules & Ethics

CHAIRMAN Richard Clark P.O. Box 9 Tazewell, TN 37879 (423) 626-5892 VICE CHAIRMAN Bill Romans Area 1 Director

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Genomic EPD AICA Guidelines for Publishing

Published, refers to an EPD which is printed by AICA: registration paper, internet, breeder performance reports, breeder inventory reports, etc. Guidelines for publishing EPD currently • Currently AICA computes EPD for calves reported by members enrolled in either PPR or WHR, the AICA performance programs. This is accomplished by only allowing performance data to be submitted by members enrolled on one of those two programs. EPD for registered sires and dams of these calves are computed and published regardless of the PPR or WHR status. • Additionally, EPD are reported back to the breeder and published only for those calves that are registered. The exception to this is that EPD are reported back to breeders for non-registered calves when the breeder is enrolled on WHR. • Animals which are parents (i.e. have progeny in the evaluation) have EPD published with a numeric accuracy value between 0 and 1 (parental EPD) • Animals that are non-parents which have data as part of a contemporary group have EPD published with an accuracy value equal to “BK” (non-parent EPD).

Refer to pages 26 and 27 in this issue for Genomic Enhanced EPD FAQs.

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• Pedigree estimates are computed for those animals without a published EPD only if their Sire and Dam (or Maternal Grand Sire) have a non-parent or parental EPD published. (i.e. either a BK or numeric accuracy value).

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Guidelines for publishing Genomic EPD • Given a 50K Genotype and MBV is available for the animal the following guidelines apply. • Same basic guidelines follow as for non-genomic EPD in addition to the following. • Animals with a genomic enhanced EPD will be published with a numeric accuracy value. This includes non-parent animals that would typically receive a “BK” for accuracy. Genomic-enhanced Logo: • Genomic-enhanced Logo will be published on internet animal page and can be used by breeders when the EPD is published in advertising, sale catalogs, etc. • Genomic-enhanced EPD will be published for all registered animals owned by breeders enrolled on PPR or WHR. • Genomic-enhanced EPD will be published and available to the breeder for non-registered animals owned by breeders enrolled on WHR when they are the progeny of enrolled females. • Genomic-enhanced EPD will be published for any registered animal with an EPD computed as part of the Charolais National Cattle Evaluation. • Interim Genomic Enhanced EPD will only be computed and published for PPR registered animals and/or non-registered animals when those breeders are enrolled in WHR. Genomic-enhanced Plus Logo: • For those animals with a birth and weaning record submitted within the appropriate age window for weaning to be adjusted to 205 days a Genomic Plus logo will be available to so designate those animals with a genotype and performance data reported to AICA. • Additionally for those sires and/or dams with birth and weaning records for progeny included in the AICA genetic evaluation the Genomic Plus logo will be available to so designate those animals with a genotype and performance data reported to AICA. Interim EPD • Interim EPD are calculated during the time period between bi-annual Charolais National Cattle Evaluations. An interim EPD is designated with an “I” as the accuracy value. • Interim EPD are computed for calves within a contemporary group using available performance information and parental EPD. Interim EPD calculations do not result in a change in the parental EPD. CHAROLAIS JOURNAL

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Iowa Beef Expo Charolais Sale Celebrating 51 Years of Charolais Sales at the Iowa Beef Expo

at 1:30 p.m. Show: Sunday at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 Sale: Monday Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa

CD Rio Alamos 4000 ET Born: 1-15-14. LT Rio Bravo 3181 x SFC Babe 304 BW: 92, AWW: 744 EPD’s: BW: 0.9, WW: 30, YW: 57, M: 11, TM: 27 Cannon-Deutsch Charolais, Newton, Iowa

MLL Koolwater 403 P-Born: 3-15-14 TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET x LT Assertion BW: 86, AWW: 632 EPD’s: BW: 0.9, WW: 26, YW: 49, M: 12, TM: 25 MLL Charolais, Monroe, Iowa

VCR Special Edition 1354-Born: 9-16-13 Keys 38 Special 38Y x HC Rhinestone BW: 84, AWW: 772 EPD’s: BW: 0.7, WW: 36, YW: 66, M: 9, TM: 27 Dodge Charolais, Newton, Iowa

Big Creek Bottom LIne 423 P ETBorn: 2-17-14 LT Ledger 0332 x Wyoming Wind BW: 78, AWW: 705 EPD’s: BW: 1.5, WW: 28, YW: 54, M: 4, TM: 18 Big Creek Charolais, Harrisonville, Missouri NGC Lender 404B ET-Born: 1-3-14 LT Ledger 0332 x WCR Duke 761 BW: 90, AWW: 846 EPD’s: BW: 0.3, WW: 38, YW: 73, M: 13, TM; 32 North Grove Charolais, Grove City, Minnesota

MLL Project Farley 401 P-Born: 1-10-14 MLL Project Fire 281 x LT Blue Value BW: 88, AWW: 707 EPD’s: BW: 0.9, WW: 33, YW: 53, M: 7, TM: 23 ML Lewis Charolais, Monroe, Iowa

Big Creek Traction 424 Pld-Born: 2-24-14 D R Revelation 467 x Smokester BW: 91, AWW: 783 EPD’s: BW: 1.2, WW: 25, YW: 38, M: 12, TM: 24 Big Creek Charolais, Harrisonville, Missouri 22  

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TCCS Rebel Without A CauseBorn: 3-14-14 TR PZC Mr Turton x D&D Inxs BW: 88, AWW: 792 EPD’s: BW: 0.5, WW: 31, YW: 54, M: 4, TM: 20 TC Cattle Services, Vandalia, Illinois

WF Mr Long Ten 441 Pld-Born: 2-9-14 LT Long Distance x Keys Ten-Acious BW: 87, AWW: 688 EPD’s: BW: 0.6, WW: 30, YW: 51, M: 10, TM: 25 Wakefield Farms, New Richland, Minnesota


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BCC5 Contessa TW Born: 5-1-14 Raile 2250 T077 x Fire Water Bullard Cattle Co., Cornell, Illinois

NGC Kaylynn 426B ETBorn: 2-12-14 Sparrows Sanchez x Wyoming Wind North Grove Charolais, Grove City, Minnesota

MLL Miss Jules 483 PBorn: 1-5-14 WC Long Distance 2010 x Fire Water ML Lewis Charolais, Monroe, Iowa

Big Creek Dixie 471 P-Born: 7-2-14 WIA Mantracker 150 x Fire Water Big Creek Charolais, Harrisonville, Missouri

WF Sweet Ledger II 422 PldBorn: 1-19-14 LT Ledger 0332 x Smoke On The Water Wakefield Farms, New Richland, Minnesota

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AICA Roll of Excellence Show Results

North American International Livestock Exposition – National ROE

North American International Livestock Exposition – National ROE

SHOW RESULTS

ROLL OF EXCELLENCE

North American International Livestock Exposition

Louisville, Ky. z November 19, 2014 Judge: Jim Bloomberg, Berwick, Ill. Total Shown - 52: Females – 33; Bulls – 19

Females Junior Champion and Grand Champion: TR Ms Kay 30A ET, 4-10-13, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Andrew Hodges, Lebo, Kan.

Grand Champion Female

Reserve Grand Champion Female

Grand Champion Bull

Reserve Grand Champion Bull

Reserve Junior Champion and Reserve Grand Champion: TR PZC Ms Angela 31A ET, 3-14-13, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Michaela Blanding, Hagerstown, Ind. Spring Calf Champion: Summit Ms Hoodoo 56B, 3-21-14, by B3R Right Choice W003. Lauren Thomas, Gatesville, Texas. Reserve Spring Calf Champion: CMR Lil Bit, 6-10-14, by WC Buster. Rhitt Langston, Huntington, Ind. Junior Calf Champion: AWR Girl On Fire 407B, 1-8-14, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Berkley Bird, Lubbock, Texas. Reserve Junior Calf Champion: Summit Ms Hoodoo B23, 2-22-14, by B3R Right Choice W003. Lauren Thomas. Senior Calf Champion: PCC Ms Dream Girl 906A, 9-6-13, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Wolfridge/Kelly Long Show Cattle, Hillsboro, Ohio. Reserve Senior Calf Champion: LJR Ms Fire Away 3320AET, 9-15-13, by Tr Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Doug Satree, Montague, Texas. Intermediate Champion: PC Ms Glory P1316, 5-18-13, by PC Mr Stonecold P862. Amanda Tinkle, Tomball, Texas. Reserve Intermediate Champion: Bar S Miley 3737 TW, 6-3-13, by CCF Knob Creek 0808 Pld ET. Ethan Dickerson, Paradise, Kan. Senior Champion: ADW Miss Cinderella 338A TW, 2-27-13, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Shelby Manning, Union City, Ohio. Reserve Senior Champion: Bar S Bomshell 6 Clone, 2-25-13, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Grady Dickerson, Paradise, Kan.

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Spring Heifer Calves – Calved May 3 to June 10, 2014. 3 Shown: 1. Rhitt Langston on CMR Lil Bit. 2. Rachael Hockenbery, Woodbind, Md., on SAC Lexie 144 Pld. 3. Rhitt Langston on CMR Martha. Spring Heifer Calves – Calved March 8 to April 2, 2014. 4 Shown: 1. Lauren Thomas on

Summit Ms Hoodoo 56B. 2. Michaela Barron, Brodhead, Ky., on Barrons Sweet Sugar. 3. Grady Dickerson on RRSS/Bar S Tiger Lilly 4421.

4 Shown: 1. Michaela Blanding on TR PZC Ms Angela 31A ET. 2. Rylee Derrer, Milan, Ill., on Derrer Farms Ms Pearl. 3. Grady Dickerson on Bar S Ms Dutchess 3849.

Junior Heifer Calves – Calved Feb. 3 to Feb. 22, 2014. 5 Shown: 1. Lauren Thomas on Summit Ms Hoodoo B23. 2. Garrett Charolais, Crossville, Tenn., on BGC Ms Mercedes 210B ET. 3. Matthew Blankenship, Nolensville, Tenn., on Barrons Miss Montezuma B105.

Junior Yearling Females – Calved Jan. 10 to Feb. 27, 2013. 4 Shown: 1. Shelby Manning on ADW Miss Cinderella 338A TW. 2. Grady Dickerson on Bar S Bomshell 6 Clone. 3. Kallie Knott, Lotto, Ind., on Eott Ms Whitney 224A.

Junior Heifer Calves – Calved Jan. 2 to Jan. 20, 2014. 4 Shown: 1. Berkley Bird on AWR Girl On Fire 407B. 2. Aces Wild Ranch, LLC., Weatherford, Texas, on AWR Belle 421B. 3. Michaela Barron on Barrons Dazzling Diamond B102.

Bulls

Winter Heifer Calves – Calved Nov. 6, 2013. 1 Shown: 1. Emma Hankins, Springfield, Mo., on AML Big Creek HF Vanessa 315. Senior Heifer Calves – Calved Sept. 6 to Sept. 25, 2013. 3 Shown: 1. Wolfridge/Kelly Long Show Cattle on PCC Ms Dream Girl 906A. 2. Doug Satree on LJR Ms Fire Away 3320AET. 3. Rachel Clark, Mercersburg, Pa., on SWF Carolines Fire 324. Summer Yearling Females – Calved May 18 to June 3, 2013. 2 Shown: 1. Amanda Tinkle on PC Ms Glory P1316. 2. Ethan Dickerson on Bar S Miley 3737 TW. Late Spring Yearling Females – Calved April 10, 2013. 2 Shown: 1. Andrew Hodges on TR Ms Kay 30A ET. 2. Jayce Dickerson, Paradise, Kan., on Bar S Shirley 3713. Early Spring Yearling Females – Calved March 14 to March 30, 2013.

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Senior Champion and Grand Champion: AML Ghost Rider 210, 9-27-12, by Hoodoo Slasher 1144. AM Livestock, Springfield, Mo., and Oliver Livestock, Union City, Tenn. Reserve Senior Champion and Reserve Grand Champion: WC I’ll Have Another ET, 2-14-12, by JDJ Smokester J1377 P ET. Bar J Charolais, Liverpool, Texas; JVS Cattle Co., Sulphur, La. and Wright Charolais, Richmond, Mo. Spring Calf Champion: TCCS Rebel Without A Cause, 3-14-14, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. TC Cattle Services, Vandalia, Ill. Reserve Spring Calf Champion: CMR Daddy, 5-3-14, by WC Buster. Rhitt Langston. Junior Calf Champion: ART Denim 1366 ET, 1-9-14, by WR Wrangler W601. Amanda Tinkle. Reserve Junior Calf Champion: AWR Ace of Diamonds 422B, 1-22-14, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. Aces Wild Ranch, LLC. Senior Calf Champion: C&A Violation, 9-2513, by Cooley Royce 1107T39. Mike Malone, Cynthiana, Ky.


NEWS NOTES

Intermediate Champion: GJL Ruidoso 3082, 5-5-13, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. JVS Cattle Co.

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Junior Champion: SAC Light’em Up 131 Pld, 2-19-13, by Tr Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Matthew Bauerlein, Hapstead, Md.; Rachael Hockenbery; Lisa Dunaway, Dover, Del., and Evan Yost, Morgantown, W.Va. Reserve Junior Champion: BJCF Aw Naw A262, 1-3-13, by TR PZC Holywater 9777 ET. Bar J Charolais.

Class Placings Spring Bull Calves – Calved March 14 to May 3, 2014. 3 Shown: 1. TC Cattle Services on TCCS Rebel Without A Cause. 2. Rhitt Langston on CMR Daddy. 3. Evan Yost and Lisa Dunaway on SAC Liv’en The Dream 142 Pld. Junior Bull Calves – Calved Jan. 9 to Feb. 14, 2014. 3 Shown: 1. Amada Tinkle on ART Denim 1366 ET. 2. Aces Wild Ranch, LLC. on AWR Ace of Diamonds 422B. 3. Michaela Barron on Barrons White Lightning B101. Senior Bull Calves – Calved Sept. 25, 2013. 1 Shown: 1. Mike Malone on C&A Violation. Summer Yearling Bulls – Calved May 5, 2013. 1 Shown: 1. JVS Cattle Co. on GJL Ruidoso 3082. Spring Yearling Bulls – Calved March 1 to April 19, 2013. 2 Shown: 1. Grady Dickerson; Bianchi Ranches, Gilory, Calif., and Goering Farms, McPherson, Kan., on Bar S Rapid Fire 3859. 2. Nathan Suttles, Hanna City, Ill., onNS/ SCF Seven & 7 1309 Pld. Junior Yearling Bulls – Calved Jan. 3 to Feb. 19, 2013. 4 Shown: 1. Matthew Bauerlein; Rachael Hockenbery; Lisa Dunaway and Evan Yost on SAC Light’em Up 131 Pld. 2. Bar J Charolais on BJCF AW Naw A262. 3. Bar J Charolais; JVS Cattle Co. and Wright Charolais on WC CCC Jameson 3449 P ET.

Obituary

G. William (Bill) Thompson, 76, of White Cottage Saturday, died April 26, 2014 at Grant Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. Bill died peacefully surrounded by his family. He was born on June 7, 1937, son of Glenn G. Thompson and Catherine (Katie) Schramm Thompson Paynter. Bill graduated from Zanesville High School in 1955, Muskingum College in 1959 and the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1960. He was a lifelong resident of White Cottage and joined his father in the family business at the William Thompson & Son Funeral Home. After the death of his father in 1969, Bill became the owner and operator of the business as 3rd generation, until he was joined by his sons Tim and Todd as 4th generation funeral directors. The family business has carried on a proud legacy for 118 years. Bill is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy Clarke Thompson. He is also survived by five children and their spouses. Bill made a huge impression on everyone he came into contact with, whether at the funeral home, where he followed his call to be a servant disciple to others in need, or within the many organizations to which he gave his time and talents. Bill’s loves were his family and participating in all his children and grandchildren’s activities, showing Charolais cattle and riding quarter horses, pitching fastpitch softball where he was known as “Billy T”, and being a faithful servant by helping others cope with the grief of losing a family member. His compassion, grace and skill as an embalmer and funeral director are known far and wide. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Obituary

Two-Year-Old Bulls – Calved Feb. 14 to March 22, 2012. 2 Shown: 1. Bar J Charolais; JVS Cattle Co. and Wright Charolais on WC I’ll Have Another ET. 2. Kelley Koester, Elizabeth, Ill., on TCCS Teacher’s Pet.

Herbert Hecht, age 94 of Pequot Lakes, MN, passed away on October 27, 2014. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lenora, and his second wife, Maggie. Herb and Lenora had two sons, Harlin (Sue) of Paynesville, and Arvid of Pequot Lakes, along with 3 grandsons: Howard (Laura) of Groton, Massachusetts, Mark (Becky) of Paynesville and Dale (Jill) of Grove City; along with 7 great grandchildren. He also has several stepchildren and step-grandchildren from his marriage with Maggie. Herb served as a director on several boards including the Pine River School Board, the Pillager Creamery Board, several church boards and the Maple Township Board. He drove a school bus for 23 years for the Pine River School District. During the first half of his life he had a top dairy herd. Later he switched to a commercial cow-calf beef herd at which time he partnered on the farm with his son, Arvid. They are well known for producing high performance Charolais cross feeders for over 50 years. They were recognized as the 1996 Commercial Producer of the year by the MN/WI Charolais Association. Services were Saturday, November 1, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Pequot Lakes. Burial in Stoney Brook Cemetery, rural Pequot Lakes.

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Obituary

Produce of Dam – 3 Shown: 1. Summit Farms, Alden, Iowa, on Summit Farms HDF Ms Hoodoo X02. 2. Aces Wild Ranch, LLC., on DA Ms Marion 728 P ET. 3. TC Cattle Services on TCCS Wind’s Impressive D.

Anna Vaudine Cooper, Dennis-Brock, Texas Community, went to meet her Lord on November 8, 2014. Vaudine was born February 19, 1925, the sixth child of Buford and Munsie Williams Gill, pioneer family of Parker County, Texas. She was born and raised in Dennis, Texas Community, where she went to school, met and married her husband of 61 years, Hugh Cooper. They were both members of the First Baptist Church of Brock. Together they owned and operated the Silver Shadow Charolais Ranch for over 40 years. They shared a lifelong commitment to their church, family and community. Vaudine was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh, son Max, two great grandchildren Chaynee and Gage. She was also preceded in death by her parents, five siblings, Marie Phillips, Ella Mae Murphy, Blake Gill, Sherrod Gill and Faye Malone. She is survived by two sons, Dr. Gary Cooper and wife Glenda of Granbury, Texas, Charles Cooper and Fiancé Rizalita Cole of Weatherford, two daughters, Anna Gibson and husband David of Mission Viejo, Calif., Kittie Storm of Brock; daughter in-law, Mary Bradford and Husband Phil of Weatherford. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren and siblings, Don Gill and Patsy Beaty.

Senior Yearling Bulls – Calved Sept. 27, 2012. 1 Shown: 1. AM Livestock and Oliver Livestock on AML Ghost Rider 210. Summer Senior Yearling Bulls – Calved May 25 to Aug. 25, 2012. 2 Shown: 1. CannonDeutsch Charolais, Newton, Iowa and Thomas Ranch, Harrold, S.D., on TR Vaquero 2740Z ET. 2. Ali Hulett, Lancaster, Ky., on LVB Ezy 258 Pld.

Junior Get-Of-Sire – 2 Shown: 1. Michaela Barron on TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. 2. Rhitt Langston on WC Buster. Get-Of-Sire – 1 Shown: 1. Bar S Ranch, Paradise, Kan., on TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET. Breeder’s Herd – 1 Shown: 1. Bar S Ranch. Group of Five Head – 1 Shown: 1. Bar S Ranch.

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American-International Charolais Association

Genomic Enhanced EPD

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enetic evaluations are a way to enhance selection and characterize genetics for animals for those traits that impact the profitability of beef production. Improvements in genomic technology have now made it possible to further enhance predictability of our current selection tools with the incorporation of genomic values into our genetic evaluations and thereby improving accuracy of EPD, particularly for younger animals. Genomic technology now along with pedigree, performance and progeny information can be used in the calculation and reporting of EPD. In the AICA genetic evaluations, the genomic results are incorporated into the EPDs as a correlated trait. Through coordinated research and development between Iowa State University, AGI and AICA, a genetic correlation was calculated between the values obtained from the genomic test results and the phenotypic data at the Association. The stronger the genetic correlation the more the genomic value will impact the EPD and accuracy for a trait. Through these research efforts genomic predictions for eight traits were identified to incorporate into the Charolais National Cattle Evaluation; Calving Ease Direct, Birth Weight, Weaning Weight, Yearling Weight, Maternal Milk, Ribeye Area, Marbling and Scrotal Circumference. In regards to selection based on genomic enhanced EPD, use has not changed as the EPD remains the industry standard. But with the addition of genomic enhanced EPD selection now has the added benefit of increased accuracy of selection for those younger or non-progeny proven animals that have a genomic enhanced EPD.

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FAQs Does DNA testing replace collecting actual phenotypic data – birth weight, weaning weight, yearling weight, carcass and ultrasound? No. Genomic results are an indicator trait and do not completely describe the genetic variation in traits of interest. Therefore, collection of phenotypic data continues to be the most important information breeders collect to identify high accuracy sires. Additionally, as AICA works to further improve genetic selection tools overtime as our DNA database expands phenotypic data is an important part of the refinement and development of genomic panels.

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animals with lower accuracy, mostly young non-parent animals or those animals with few progeny records as part of the Charolais National Cattle Evaluation. Certainly, as more genotypes are recorded with AICA for animals that also have performance and/or progeny data recorded the more accuracy AICA can expect in the further development of genomic panels in the future. Should I DNA test my herd bulls or my donor dam? Matt ? Spangler, University of Nebraska Beef Cattle Extension Specialist Yes. In the case where these animals are low accuracy, genomic information will help increase accuracy and provide more insight into the animal’s true genetic potential as a parent. If they are moderate to high accuracy already, genomic information will not change their EPD substantially if at all. However, these animals are critical to the continued building of the training set to refine and improve the Charolais genomic predictions.

Should I DNA test my commercial bulls and will it

value for commercial bull buyers? Matt Spangler, ? add Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Beef Genetics Extension Specialist It can be used to help decide which bulls should be marketed, as an early sorting stick if you will. It will add value for your commercial bull buyers. Not only will it correct potential pedigree errors (parentage testing), but it will also increase the accuracy of their EPDs. The willingness of commercial bull buyers to pay more for tested bulls will likely depend on their understanding of accuracy or possible change. This technology is a means of mitigating risk by increasing the confidence of the EPD of young sires. Essentially they can buy bulls that have similar accuracies to those that have already sired calves. This added confidence should command a premium but will undoubtedly take education. Any marketing advantage will likely favor early technology adopters.

I do a DNA test on my animals will there be any ? Ifchanges to their EPD?

As the accuracy of the EPD for an animal increases adding genomic information has less impact on the EPD. Higher accuracy animals are already well characterized through progeny records and the genomic information may have no impact on the EPD or accuracy. However, for lower accuracy animals the genomic test should improve accuracy. As before, with increases in accuracy, some

These logos represent animals with Genomic Enhanced EPD. Those with performance are represented by the Plus logo. Visit the AICA website for additional information.

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animals EPD will go up, some will go down and some will change very little. Additionally, as performance data is submitted for these animals or progeny records collected, changes to EPD values and accuracy will be further impacted with the additional information. Genomic information is simply another part of the puzzle to characterize the genetics of an animal. Will genomic enhanced EPD on parent animals affect

pedigree estimates? ? progeny AICA computes pedigree estimated (PE) EPD for those

animals whose sire has an accuracy value published and also whose dam and/or maternal grandsire likewise has an accuracy value published along with their EPD. AICA does not compute PE EPD for those animals where one of the above does not have an EPD or has a PE EPD published. This rule is unchanged for genomic enhanced EPD in consideration of pedigree estimates. PE EPD remain a simply calculation of ½ of the EPD for the sire and ½ of the EPD for the dam.

future will genomic predictions be available for ? Inotherthetraits?

Yes. Genomic information will expand in the future for more complex traits and those traits more difficult and costly to collect phenotypic data for. These may include traits such as disease susceptibility, feed efficiency, reproduction and adaptation. This requires phenotypic databases to develop and validate these genomic tests. AICA works closely with research organizations in various projects in this regard. The National Program for Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle is one such program. This project and others are ongoing, including work at the ARS Meat Animal Research Center, with the anticipation that results will allow for more traits to be added to the list of published genomic enhanced EPD in the future. These research efforts also lead to additional genotypes which have and can be further incorporated into the Charolais National Cattle Evaluation as the pipelines to coordinate genotypes and phenotypes between researchers, service providers and associations are refined.

the AICA DNA database expands, will lower density, less ? Asexpensive testing be used? Jared Decker, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri Beef Genetics Extension Specialist Yes, as the DNA database grows additional genotyping options will become available. Once a sufficiently large reference population exists we can infer a large number of genotypes (i.e. the 50K SNPs) from a smaller set of genotypes (i.e. genotypes from a 10,000 SNP test) using pedigree or population information. We can predict the genotypes at the 50K locations based on a subset of these SNPs. The fancy word for this process is called imputation. But, the DNA database needs to grow first so that genomic predictions can become more accurate and sufficient data is available for reliable imputation.

is the merit of the 78K test versus the 50K test? ? What Jared Decker, University of Missouri Beef Cattle

Extension Specialist Charolais breeders should be assured that the two tests provide very similar information. The 50K test was

designed in 2007 to place 54,000 SNPs evenly across the cattle chromosomes. In 2010, a test with 777,000 SNPs was designed (referred to as the 777K chip). Later, GeneSeek designed the GGP-HD test that examines 78,000 SNPs that were selected from the 777K test to work well in United States beef breeds. The GeneSeek GGP-HD test for 78K SNPs also contains proprietary SNPs, so that traits like Horned/Poll, coat color, and genetic defects can be tested simultaneously as the data for genomic-enhanced EPDs is being produced. Once sufficient data is available, data from the 50K test and the 78K test can be combined through the process of imputation. have utilized labs or other tests in the past for DNA ? Itesting. Are these useable for Charolais Genomic

Enhanced EPDs? Depending on the type of test that was requested, many of the tests are trait specific marker tests which are run on much smaller SNP panels and therefore are not usable. What AICA needs at this time is the 50K genotype.

is the cost to do a 50K DNA test? Does this include ? What parentage verification? $85 50K DNA Test (includes parentage) $45 Horned/Polled (stand-alone test)

do I obtain a DNA test kit? In what format do I ? How receive a kit?

DNA test kits must be requested through AICA. AICA can either mail or email the test kit to the producer. We will need either the registration number or performance number for the animal a request is being made for. For those animals not in the AICA database we will need the ID, sex, date of birth and the registration numbers for all possible parents. What type of sample is required for a DNA test? Several different types of samples will work effectively including hair follicles, blood card, semen and tissue notches (ear notch). The tissue notches are the least reliable. Hair sample collection instructions: Inspect the hair to make sure it is dry and free of any debris. Animals over 90 days of age require 40-50 hair roots while animals under 90 days of age require 60-70 hair roots. Follicles must be present for DNA testing. Pull, do not cut hair from the tail switch and tape the center of the hair shafts to the submission form. Semen sample shipping instructions: Inspect the semen straw to make sure the registration number is clear and readable. Package one thawed semen straw in protective wrapping to avoid breakage during shipment in a padded envelope or small box. Semen sample must be sent overnight to arrive on a business day. Blood cards are available by contacting the AICA office. Allflex TSU tissue sample tags are available through GeneSeek.

much time should I allow when DNA testing? ? HowApproximately one month after sample arrives at lab.

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32nd Annual Production Sale

Friday, January 30, 2015 • 1:00 p.m. MST IN OUR HEATED SALE FACILITY AT THE RANCH 3 Miles west, 1 ½ miles north & ½ mile east of Bowman, ND

JAY and SUSAN SOREIDE

Joy, Zach, Kaylee, Casey and Johnny Kinsey

Selling 60 Yearling Bulls

8307 149th Ave. SW • Bowman, ND 58623

(701)523-5355 or Cell (701) 523-1323 soreidecharolais@ndsupernet.com

SCC Pro 38X Pld

SCC Superman 61Z Pld

SCR Sir Stash 206 Pld

SCC Pro 38X Pld was a high selling bull at the Schmidt Cattle Company Bull Sale in 2011 and has been producing market topping calves. Out of a first calf heifer and a son of LT Easy Pro 1158, who is known for producing calves with low birth weights, high maternal traits and in the top 1% of the breed for marbling. 38X is siring calves that will surely entice any cattleman come sale time!

SCC Superman 61Z Pld was the top selling bull at the Schmidt Cattle Company Bull Sale in 2013 and out of one of their top cows. This bull is the total package with numbers and a pedigree to prove it and his easy demeanor is just an overall plus. He is producing calves that will definitely catch your eye and will be a great addition to any herd next spring!

SCR Sir Stash 206 Pld is out of a first calf heifer, was home raised and our top performing bull in 2013. He is a son of HC Stash 0383, who was the top selling bull in Hebbert Charolais Ranch’s 2011 Bull Sale and is producing market topping calves in North Dakota and Nebraska. 206 has a low birth weight, high growth rate and along with his calm disposition, he is producing calves that follow in his footsteps and are sure to be cattlemen favorites come next breeding season!

Sire: LT Easy Pro 1158 Pld • BD: 2-24-10 BW: 96; AWW/I: 806/113; AYW/I: 1268/103; ADG: 3.06; SC: 37 cm; REA: 14.4; IMF: 2.85 EPDs: CE: 0.9 BW: 1.0 WW: 30 YW: 42 M: 10 TM: 25 SC: 0.1

Sire: CCR RC Superman 0767 • BD: 3-5-12 BW: 87; AWW/I: 824/123; AYW/I: 1523/119; ADG: 4.39; SC: 39 cm; REA: 17.06; IMF: 2.88 EPDs: CE: 3.3 BW: 1.1 WW: 41 YW: 73 M: 11 TM: 31 SC: 0.4

Sire: HC Stash 0383 Pld • BD: 2-18-12 BW: 84; AWW/I 764/108; AYW/I: 1340/112; ADG: 4.07; SC: 36 cm; REA: 15.1; IMF: 2.43 EPDs: CE: 1.6 BW: 1.3 WW: 39 YW: 62 M: 9 TM: 29 SC: 0.8

Stewart & Steffensen Charolais BW: 98 WW: 761 BW: 2.3 WW: 39 YW: 74 Milk: 9 TM: 28

8th Annual Bull Sale Saturday, February 14 12 pm Madison Sale Barn Madison, South Dakota

BW: 89 WW: 792 BW: 0.9 WW: 34 YW: 69 Milk: 6 TM: 23

JS Sir Full Throttle 3116 Pld

TDS Sir Flash 204 Pld

BW: 82 WW: 819 BW: 0.6 WW: 25 YW: 44 Milk: 4 TM: 17

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Stewart Charolais Jeff & Linda Stewart 44399 207th St. Lake Preston, SD 57249 605-847-4836 605-860-1187 cell

Steffensen Charolais Travis & Deb Steffensen 21269 US Hwy 81 Arlington, SD 57212 605-983-5497 605-203-0551 cell

BW: 93 WW: 727 BW: 0.6 WW: 28 YW: 65 Milk: 6

Tested • Proven • Guaranteed

TDS Sir Flash 207 Pld


Create Excitement With Your Next Calf Crop

Call for a free sire Directory or view online

You’re Invited March 2-4, 2015 IN CONJUCTION WITH —

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Houston, Texas

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Time Tested Genetics Add Value to your Calf Crop!

RBM TR Rhinestone Z38 Balanced Numbers Bluegrass x Easy Pro

Conference presents a forum to exchange ideas on the production and marketing of Charolais-Charbray Genetics in the Americas.

Schedule:

Monday March 2, 2015—

12:00 PM Depart Hotel for Ranch Visit Dinner at Rio Ranch, Hempstead, Texas

Tuesday March 3, 2015—

10:30 AM Class A ROE Charolais Show – HLSR Lunch for International Registered Guests HLSR International Room 2:00 PM

ZKCC Game On 266Z

Daughter Choice of Herd $25,000 — 36th National Sale

SCR Bronco 9026 The Outcross! Proven Cow Families

Depart Hotel for Ranch Visit Dinner at Bar J Charolais, Liverpool, Texas

Wednesday March 4, 2015— 9:00 AM

Charolais-Charbray Conference - HLSR

12:00 PM International Stockmen’s Educational Conference (register separately)

Hotel Headquarters:

Wyndham Houston - Medical Center 713-577-1235 • 800-996-3426 Ask for HLSR American-International Charolais Associatin Block.

Block closes Monday, February 9 A complimentary shuttle is provided by the hotel to the HLSR.

Registration Fee: $50

TR PZC Mr Assertion 924 ET OBG Assertion 4906 x 0641 Power With Look!

OBG Captain America Power Packed! Nancy Cow Family

Stop by our tent in the Denver Herd Bull Alley!

www.cattlevisions.com

1(866) 356-4565

Register by February 9,

contact: Robert Williams 816-464-2474 rwilliams@charolaisusa.com

Following the Charolais-Charbray Conference:

International Livestock Congress - USA March 4-5, 2015 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Houston, TX http://www.theisef.com/registration.html The focus of this conference is on major international issues that impact the beef and horse industries.

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Visit the web site –

www.sdcharolais.com

Your Source for Performance Charolais Genetics

Contact these seedstock breeders for herd sire prospects and herd building females.

Bull Sale April 13

JAMIE EGGLESTON 21130 379th Ave. • Wessington, SD 57381 (605) 883-4602 • Fax: (605) 883-4924 egglchar@santel.net • www.egglestoncharolais.com

Bull Sale April 11 DAVID MASON Cell: (605) 680-0780 pvfcharolais78@gmail.com

CLARENCE E. MASON Phone: (605) 337-3545

PF El Duke 9021 P ET Impressed 620 x Duchess 351

Space Available

Space Available Contact Colt Keffer 765-376-8784

Steve - Myrna - Greg - BJ 405 Samara Ave. • Volga, SD 57071 • (605) 627-5229 keppencharolais@mchsi.com • www.keppencharolais.com

Reich Ranch Charolais 58th Annual Bull Sale • April 9, 2015 Range-Raised Performance Tested Since 1957 Quality Females For Sale Private Treaty

Tim and Ree Reich



CHAROLAIS



33rd Annual Bull Sale Wells Charolais Ranch April 4 15446 419th Ave • Conde, SD 57434 Richard & Heather Wells (605) 784-3409 Jason & Nina Jo Wells (605) 784-7824 www. wellscharolaisranch.com

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JS Sir Platinum 6204

Featuring– M6 Rock Star 306 P ET Fresh Air x Rio Bravo

EPDs: 8.7 -0.1 40 74 15 5.1 36 1.4 Bull Sale March 23

39120 192nd Street Wagner, South Dakota 57380 (605) 384-3300, (605) 491-0986

Space Available

Contact Colt Keffer

Contact Colt Keffer

765-376-8784

765-376-8784

Vedvei Charolais

Herd Sire Prospects & Embryos for Sale Private Treaty

“2000 AICA Seedstock Producer of the Year”

44213 204th St. Alan & Deb Vedvei www.vedveicharolais.com Lake Preston, SD 57249 (605) 847-4529

E-mail: vedveicharolais@gmail.com

Bull Sale • March 6, 2015 Calvin Sandmeier Gary Sandmeier (605) 285-6179 (605) 285-6766 13123 322nd Ave. • Bowdle, SD 57428 www.sandmeiercharolais.com

SVY Rush 715 T Pld

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8th Annual Bull Sale • Feb. 14 Travis & Deb Steffensen & Family 21269 US Hwy. 81 Arlington, S.D. 57212 Home: (605) 983-5497

Space Available

If you are looking

Brian & Janna Adam, Ethanie & Andrew (605) 842-1185 - Home (605) 203-1228 - Brian cell (605) 203-1229 - Adam cell

Steffensen Charolais

KEPPEN CHAROLAIS

performance Whoa, for polled cattle, call: Colome, SD 57528

Selling Bulls & Females Private Treaty

S.D. Charolais Breeders Association 2008 Outstanding Seedstock Producer

Scott & Kim Jensen 20379 441st Avenue • Lake Preston, SD 57249 (605) 847-4755 E-Mail: jcr.ranch@hotmail.com

(200 miles Southwest of Lake Preston)

Thomas Bull Sale, Sioux Falls Sioux Empire Charolais Sale, Sioux Falls Black Hills Stock Show, Rapid City Watertown Farm Show, Watertown Stewart/Steffensen Bull Sale, Madison Sandmeier Bull Sale, Bowdle Weber Bull Sale, Corsica Roster Bull Sale, Mitchell Wells Bull Sale, Aberdeen Reich Bull Sale, Belle Fourche Prairie Valley Farm Bull Sale, Platte Eggleston Bull Sale, Huron Thomas Bull Sale, Harrold Lindskov-Thiel Bull Sale, Isabel Wienk Bull Sale, Lake Preston

EPDs: 8.1 -1.2 21 26 2 0.8 13 0.5

1007 Kingsbury Belle Fourche, SD 57717  (605) 892-4366

Odden Charolais Ranch

January 23 January 29 February 3 February 11 February 14 March 6 March 23 April 3 April 4 April 9 April 11 April 13 April 14 April 18 April 25

Semen: $15/straw; $25 signing fee

Contact Colt Keffer 765-376-8784

Mark Your Calendar!

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HANSEN 39804 163rdBJSt.Hansen • Turton, SD 57477 FARMS (605) 635-6346 • (605) 228-6199

8th Annual Bull Sale • February 14, 2015


Great Faces – Great Places For Charolais Genetics

In South Dakota There Are Three Great Places To Buy Great Charolais Genetics From Some Of The Greatest Charolais Breeders In The Country!

Sioux Empire Farm Show Charolais Show & Sale January 29, 2015 • W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls, S.D. Charolais Show: 8:00 am; Sale: 12:30 pm

2014 Champions

A Midwest tradition of high quality bulls, bred females and show heifer prospects. Don’t miss this exciting Charolais event featuring some of the Midwest’s finest. For Further Information & Sale Booklets, contact— Dean Odden—Ree Heights, SD • 605-943-5601 Brian Driscoll—DeSmet, SD • 605-203-1289 Colt Keffer—Charolais Journal Rep • 765-376-8784 www.siouxempirefarmshow.org

Champion Female

Champion Bull

Black Hills Stock Show Charolais Show & Sale February 3, 2015 • Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, S.D. Charolais Show: 10:00 am; Sale: 1:00 pm Without a doubt, the breed’s top multi-consignor bull sale! Multiple national champion bulls have come out of this sale along with numerous herd sires. Top quality females can be your claim at this sale as well, Including elite show heifers and bred females. For Further Information & Sale Booklets, contact— Donnie Leddy—Stockholm, SD • 605-695-0113 Jim Scheel—Belvediere, SD • 605-545-1521 Black Hills Stock Show Office • 605-355-3861 Colt Keffer—Charolais Journal Rep • 765-376-8784 www.blackhillsstockshow.com

2014 Champions

Champion Female

Champion Bull

South Dakota Showplace Charolais Show & Sale February 11, 2015 • Watertown Winter Farm Show, Watertown, S.D. Show: 9:00 am; Sale: 12:30 pm Sponsored by the South Dakota Charolais Breeders Association, this sale will feature lots from many of the elite programs in South Dakota that have sculpted the Charolais breed nationwide. Selling bulls and females for the most discriminating breeder.

2014 Champions

For Further Information & Sale Booklets, contact— Alan Vedvei—Lake Preston, SD • 605-860-1135 Scott Jensen—Lake Preston, SD • 605-860-1226 Colt Keffer—Charolais Journal Rep • 765-376-8784

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AMERICAN-INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR CHAROLAIS ASSOCIATION

Megan Johnson, Vice President

VIEWPOINT

JUNIOR Build Character

Prepare for your future.

Officers President Haley Stalcup Prescott, IA (641) 344-6692

Treasurer Macie Wagstaff Henderson, TX (903) 646-5220

hstalcup@iastate.edu

macie.wagstaff@go.tarleton.edu

Vice President Megan Johnson Beaver, OK (580) 552-1915

Ex-Officio Matt Loggains Violet Hill, AR (870) 373-0646

meg_johnson24@yahoo.com

matthew.loggains@smail.astate.edu

Secretary Kate Shaffer Carthage, MO (417) 793-4315 kateshaffer@yahoo.com

Directors By Area

The preconceived notion that Americans who grow up in a rural community are somewhat uneducated or uncivilized is nothing more than a misconception. As this is nowhere near the truth. We are the building blocks that help this country run. The qualities that we learn growing up in the agriculture industry are something that we will carry with us forever. Patience, tenacity, responsibility and appreciation are just a few qualities as showmen we juniors and adults have in common. This industry takes a person and helps them find these qualities in themselves. The one thing I have learned through my years of showing is that these are the character building qualities that we acquire over time. Patience – the capacity to accept or tolerate delay. A quality people have the most trouble with. It does not come easily and cannot be taught. Though we struggle, we must take the time to be understanding. As every person believes that their calf is the best, unfortunately every show

acquire this skill. Getting up in the morning and going out in the evening to feed, rinse, walk and groom are just a few things that we must do every day to help prepare for shows. It is your responsibility to better yourself and your animal to hopefully achieve success. Appreciation – your gratitude, your thankfulness. At the end of the day, all we can do is be thankful for what this industry does and what it offers as it presents so many opportunities, connections and life long memories. There is nothing more to appreciate, than the time we spend with the people of this business. You must appreciate the small things in life and not take what you earn for granted. This quality is hard to show sometimes, as not all things go in your favor. When losing is not the easiest thing to do, shaking the other person’s hand is the decent thing to do. Character – the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. As all of these qualities mentioned before are just a few of what contribute to a person’s character.

“The AIJCA helps juniors build character as it will only better themselves by setting them apart.”

Area 1 Casey Bradshaw Twin Falls, ID (208) 320-8266

At Large Dillon Elder Blum, Texas (817) 229-3360

lhjrbradshaw@gmail.com

dillonelder23@outlook.com

Area 2 Ty Dybdal Newcastle, NE (402) 841-0995

At Large Megan Johnson Beaver, OK (580) 552-1915

tydybds14@gmail.com

meg_johnson24@yahoo.com

Area 3 Hadley Schotte Marysville, KS (785) 562-6632

At Large Josie Woodcock Clovis, CA (559) 765-1093

hadleyschotte@gmail.com

josiejojobean@aol.com

Area 4 Macie Wagstaff Henderson, TX (903) 646-5220 macie.wagstaff@go.tarleton.edu

Area 5 Payton Creasey Macomb, IL (309) 333-3125 pcreasey34@gmail.com

Area 6 Kate Shaffer Carthage, MO (417) 793-4315 kateshaffer@yahoo.com

is a different person’s opinion. We must wait until the day that one person’s opinion is in our favor. As we feed, wash and take care of our livestock, we must have the patience until that day has come. Whether it be winning a class, a division or being awarded champion, that is the moment we realize all the patience we have given has paid off. Tenacity – the quality or fact of being very determined. The money, effort and time we choose to put into this business is inconceivable. Everyone in this industry is so driven and indomitable. We work hard and put all our energy and focus into one thing. Winning. All we want as showmen is to hold that purple ribbon at the end of the show. There is nothing wrong with the want and the will to win. Because no matter what, that is something we all strongly yearn–to be recognized. Responsibility – the state or fact of being accountable for something. This is a quality that we all learn at a young age. Showing livestock, no matter what species, makes us 32  

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This industry teaches us just that. How to build your character as it prepares you for life. Showing livestock is a special interest. As not everyone understands why we do it, most believe it is nothing more than a leisure hobby, which is not true. It paves a path, as it molds the young generation into the future agriculturists of tomorrow. At the end of the day, character is what defines us. The AIJCA helps juniors build character as it will only better themselves by setting them apart. The cattle industry especially, is fortunate to have remarkable adults who support the juniors by engaging them in opportunities that are found throughout this business. Many future leaders are among us, young juniors. We are the future. We can only be pushed in the right direction. It is up to us to build our character to our advantage and push ourselves even further.

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Area 7 Rachael Hockenberry Woodbine, MD (301) 802-0050 mdfarmgrrl@hotmail.com

Area 8 Nick Williams Bremen, AL (256) 339-3870 nickwilliams712@yahoo.com

Committee Chairmen Fundraising Macie Wagstaff Programs & Activities Megan Johnson

Membership Kate Shaffer Junior National Haley Stalcup

Aijca Membership Membership in the nationwide AmericanInternational Junior Charolais Association (AIJCA) is open to anyone 21 years of age and under as of January 1 of the present year. The initial membership fee is $30 and $25 annual dues thereafter.


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Charolais Association of Texas

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Cowtown Cattle Drive Sale FRIDAY, JANUARY 30 2015, 3 p.m. H FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW & RODEO


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Charolais Association of Texas

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Cowtown Cattle Drive Sale H

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Sale Location:

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo West Arena (New Sale Arena), Ft. Worth, Texas

Sale Day Phones:

Dennis Adams Cell Wes Chism Cell

Sale Representatives:

Wes Chism...........Charolais Journal Jay Purchase........Special Assignment Ralph Means........Weekly Livestock Reporter

Auctioneer:

Greg Clifton, Hurst, TX

Insurance will be available at the settlement desk. Special trucking arrangements have been made for delivery anywhere in continental U.S. for $350 per head, if arranged by Sale Manager. Local truckers are available for shorter hauls at reasonable rates.

Other Activities:

Saturday, January 31, 2015, National ROE Charolais Show, 3:00 p.m., Watt Arena

Sale Sponsor:

(979) 229-4472 (281) 761-5952

Charolais Association of Texas

Sale Headquarters:

(817) 485-8301

Insurance & Trucking:

309 Bois D Arc • Lockhart, TX 78644 • Katelyn Ebrom, Office Manager • (830) 708-6709 Eric Dennis, President • (940) 841-2792

Holiday Inn Express, ask for “OFC Group” 2730 Cherry Lane, Ft Worth (888) 465-4329

Terms & Conditions:

All sales are Cash or Check. Cattle will not be released until settlement is made upon conclusion of the sale. Please make checks to Outfront Cattle Service. This sale is conducted under standard sale terms and conditions. A copy is available at the settlement desk.

Health:

All cattle of test age have been tested within 30 days of the sale and will have proper Interstate Health papers. Cows/heifers selling as bred will be Vet Checked and all bulls of age will have a BSE and qualified Trich tests.

Loadouts:

All sale cattle will be released at the conclusion of the sale and complete settlement is made.

Lot

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RE FAIREST DYNASTY 414 ET 4/8/2014

EF1190287

BHD COBALT S553 JDJ EQUITY Z370 P M826958 JDJ MS PHOENIX T3024 LHD DYNASTY C584 JDJ MS DYNASTY L428 F924892 LHD MS FRANZ E147

BW: 81 lbs

POLLED

CJC SMOKIN TRADE P115 BHD MS GRID N1749 BHD PHOENIX P395 CJC MS CIGAR L426 EATONS DYNASTY 1093 LHD CUJO LASS W16 FRC FRANZ C166 LHD MS COMMANDER B745

ADJ.WW: 662 lbs R: 101

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 5.2 -0.6 27 59 7 5.8 21 0.9

Sells open, an electrifying young prospect out of the very proven donor cow JDJ Ms Dynasty L428 and the JDJ Equity bull that sold 1/2 interest for $32,000 in the 2013 DeBruycker Sale. This stylish heifer has abundant thickness, excellent bone, tons of good hair and skeletal correctness. She is a maternal sib to the first-calf heifer that topped the 2014 The ONE Sale at $13,500 and the top selling bull in the 2014 Rancher’s Choice Bull Sale at $15,000. The L428 offspring have consistently topped sale after sale. She has tremendous performance and good, solid numbers. No guess work on her value to a program. The genetics behind this mating are rock solid and stacked with years of proven ability. JDJ MS DYNASTY L428

Consignor: Rick & Cindy Evans RE CIGAR DYNASTY 333 P $15,000 top son of L428 to Bruce Roy

Brownwood, TX (325) 647-9039


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RE THROTTLE-UP 425 ET 4/13/2014 EF1190638 POLLED

VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD M6 FULL THROTTLE 2138 PET M660646 M6 MS MARK 9485 DOUBLE-H CASH 414P ET M6 MS CASH 691 F1061258 GP E46 MS SILVERBOEN04ET

BW: 93 lbs

WCR SIR DUKE 761 WCR MISS MAC IV 534 LHD MR SILVER MARK A35 MOORES MS ELLE 659 P LT RIO BLANCO 1234 P JWK MIRANDA F208 ET LHD CIGAR E46 CJC MS SILVERBOE D1253

ADJ.WW: 676 lbs R: 103

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 4.5 2.9 34 62 24 7.3 41 1.1

Sells open, a super stylish heifer with the exciting mating of Full Throttle, a bull that is seeing a great return to popularity recently. D1253 is a foundation of proven DeBruycker genetics. She produced the top selling bull in 2010 going to Wayne Nish, Alberta, Canada. Another top son sold to Cody Deen and then later to Bruce Roy. D1253 went to Jack O’Rear’s elite ET program in Alabama and with Green Pastures created the productive Silverboe N04 cow and full sibs. You also have the calving ease Cash sire from Double-H and great Miranda cow family represented.

Lot

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M6 MS CASH 691

Consignor: Rick & Cindy Evans Brownwood, TX (325) 647-9039

PICK OF ET CALVES

LHD BOSQUE S1195 JDJ RESOURCE Z365 P M826959 JDJ MS SPUR R120 VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD RE MRS CIGAR 908 ET EF1107729 HALES MRS CIGAR 622 ET

CJC SMOKIN TRADE P115 LHD MS AUTUMN P1247 SSR MR SPUR 3328 JDJ MS SMOKESTER N290 WCR SIR DUKE 761 WCR MISS MAC IV 534 LHD CIGAR E46 LHD MS SMOOTHDEAL B916

Lot 3A RE MS RESOURCEFUL 403 ET

BW: 84 lbs.

3/5/14

ADJ.WW: 625 lbs.

EF1190500 POLLED

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 1.9 2.1 33 55 15 2.0 31 1.1

Lot 3B RE MS CIGAR RESOURCE 405 ET

BW: 90 lbs.

3/8/14

EF1190513 POLLED

ADJ.WW: 640 lbs.

RE MRS CIGAR 908 ET

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 1.9 2.8 35 57 14 2.0 32 1.1

A very enticing “Pick of ET Calves” coming from the Evans program. Your choice of these two powerful Resource ET calves out of Evans’ premiere donor cow, 908. 908 is one of the most impressive Duke 914 daughters in the breed. R120, the dam of Resource, is also the dam of JDJ True Mark T39, the sire of DeBruycker’s $45,000 sale topping son, BHD Zeus! R120 is maybe one of the best milking cows in the entire breed and a “Pick of DeBruycker Herd.” Resource calves show tremendous growth, performance and amazing bone and structure. EPDs rank in top 20% WW, 25% YW, 15% Milk and 6% TM. Selection must take place by March 1, 2015.

Lot 3C RE CLASSIC SMOKESTER 415 ET 4/8/14

EF1190519

LHD CIGAR E46 JDJ SMOKESTER J1377 P ET M509419 JD MS COMMANDER B309 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 MS MAY CLASSIC BELL158ET F974704 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613

BW: 83 lbs.

POLLED

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613

TA 854 SHOW COMMANDER LHD MS CLASSIC ALI W177 WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD MR BELLMARK R113 OCR CLASSIC QUEEN 46N

ADJ.WW: 666 lbs. R: 102

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -2.2 1.4 29 42 14 1.0 28 1.0

Or you can choose this exciting Smokester daughter out of the full sister to Cigar, Ms May Classic Bell 158 ET. The Evans’ have produced some spectacular daughters of Smokester in their herd. A yearling Smokester sold for $6,500 in The ONE Sale in October to Sullivan Charolais, KY. EPDs rank in the top 15% of the breed for Milk, TM and REA. This superb offering will have great potential in the future as a featured donor cow. This is a superb offering for a breeder desiring the “Best of the Best!”

MS MAY CLASSIC BELL 158 ET

Consignor: Rick & Cindy Evans Brownwood, TX (325) 647-9039


Lot

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BC MS E46 MARK B06 PET

1/25/2014 EF1186224 POLLED

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD CIGAR E46 M434790 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 LHD ALI MARK T214 BC MS PERFECT MARK P ET EF1009719 P-3 LADY PERFECT 7-1G

BW: 83 lbs

WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD MR BELLMARK R113 OCR CLASSIC QUEEN 46N ABC ALI HERCULES LHD MS DAR 6196-N251 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 P-3 LADY MONTE 0-80Z

ADJ.WW: 682 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -1.5 2.4 25 43 10 4.6 22 0.8

BC MS PERFECT MARK P ET

Consignor: Gary & Christel Biggs Godley, TX (817) 320-3535

Sells open, a very special offering of a powerful Cigar daughter. It’s hard to find Cigar daughters, especially at this age. This masterful mating blends classic DeBruycker genetics for optimum results. The Perfect Mark donor cow has consistently produced sale toppers and elite females. After seeing so many great ones by her, Bill Arlitt and Rick Evans purchased Perfect Mark for their donor program. Tremendous fertility in this line, as she consistently produces 20 embryos per flush. You can never have “too many Cigar daughters!”

Lot

5

BC MS COOL BREEZE B14 ET 3/5/2014 EF1188393

M6 COOL DUDE 6463 P ET M6 COOL REP 8108 ET EM770701 SR LADY EASE 914 ET LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD D & D MS WINDY 2816PLD ET EF1084967 THREE TREES NANCY 8121ET

BW: 82 lbs

M6 FUNCTION 169 PET MISS LPF 630 MAC VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD CCF LADY GERMAINE 718PET SCHURRTOP 5627 LT CHAP’S LADY 2170P SKYMONT EASE 2078 WCR MISS MAC IV 5138 ET

ADJ.WW: 713 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 5.4 0.2 40 67 5 4.5 25 1.1

D&D MS WINDY 2816 PLD ET

Consignor: Gary & Christel Biggs Godley, TX (817) 320-3535

Sells open, a fantastic offering of Biggs’ great donor 2816, a massive, powerful brood cow while retaining very appealing feminine lines and a sleek front end. She is a full sib to Three Trees Wind 0383. B14 is sired by the very proven sire that many claim may be M6’s best herd sire ever, the Cool Rep 8108. Great numbers--ranking in the top 4% WW, 6% YW and 25% TM. Also ranks in top 15% REA. She has a light birth weight of 82 lbs. but growth to obtain a 713 lb. weaning weight. Mark this one!

Lot

6

BC MS WHITECAP B07 PLD 1/27/2014

F1185892

POLLED

SPARROWS ALCATRAZ 18N MXS CAVIAR 515R MXS MAUDE UNLIMITED 43B WHITECAP LAREDO 232T M828782 CUTTING EDGE 97M HKS CUTTING EDGE LADY196P WHITECAP HKS BEAUTIFUL LADY 66K WCR SIR DUKE 761 VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD WCR MISS MAC IV 534 BC MS 914 WOOPEE 904 PET EF1108855 DEMPSEYS WQQ ET M6 MISS WOOPEE 2199 P ET MR MISS HCR QUALITY POLLED

BW: 85 lbs

ADJ.WW: 693 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 0.4 0.9 21 29 3 0.2 14 0.5

WHITECAP LAREDO 232T POLLED

Consignor: Gary & Christel Biggs Godley, TX (817) 320-3535

Sells open, a very special young lady with Canadian influence of Whitecap Laredo, a Milk Trait Leader in Canada. Dam is a top rated ET heifer from the M6 Woopee Family and the legend, Duke 914. Looking for some outcross genetics? This special offering can add that dimension to your program. A very feminine, correct heifer with tremendous eye-appeal, growth and style. Take advantage of the Biggs’ elite program to add quality and performance!


Lot

7

CHOICE OF ET CALVES

From: JDJ MAXIMO A18 P x RE CLASSIE 892

LT LEDGER 0332 P JDJ MAXIMO A18 P M841630 JDJ MS TRUEMARK Y322 JDJ SMOKESTER J1377 P ET RE CLASSIE 892 F1119687 RE MS TRADITION E11 P ET

LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P LT BRENDA 6120 PLD JDJ TRUE MARK T39 P JDJ MS ICE R2033 LHD CIGAR E46 JD MS COMMANDER B309 WCR SIR TRADITION 066 CC MISS WIENK 308

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. -0.3 2.7 37 69 14 1.0 33 1.1 EPDs:

Elite offering of tremendous genetics in this influential mating of powerhouse individuals. Classie 892 is a full sib to the $6,500 open yearling heifer in The ONE Sale last fall. An excellent donor, 892 was a top selling lot in The Gathering Sale and now a proven donor. Mated to one of the top selling bulls in the 2014 selling season, JDJ Maximo A18, his calves are some of the most anticipated calves to be born in 2015. This homozygous polled bull is one of the thickest sons of the $105,000 Ledger 0332 bull. His tremendous eyeappeal and style blended with this very feminine Smokester cow may be one of the fanciest set of calves to ever be born on the Arlitt Ranch. ET Calves Due: 4/12/15. Selection must be made by September 1, 2015.

RE CLASSIE 892

Consignor: Bill & Raye Arlitt Poteet, TX (800) 772-3604

JDJ MAXIMO A18

Lot

8

CHOICE OF ET CALVES

From: JDJ EQUITY Z370 P x RE MS EXCEL 32 P ET

BHD COBALT S553 JDJ EQUITY Z370 P M826958 JDJ MS PHOENIX T3024 LHD CIGAR E46 RE MS EXCEL 32 P ET F945684 CR MISS DUKE 172

CJC SMOKIN TRADE P115 BHD MS GRID N1749 BHD PHOENIX P395 CJC MS CIGAR L426 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 BR DUKE 261 WCR MISS PERFECTION 806

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 0 2.3 34 65 10 0.6 27 0.8

Another offering of a special ET mating with Equity and the colossal donor, Ms Excel 32, a full sib to the Evans’ donor, RE Ms Duke 34. 34 is the immense producer of RE Mystic 829, Rocking S Ranch’s elite herd sire. Both trace to the top selling lot in the Creighton Dispersal Sale, the $20,000 CR Miss Duke 172, who may be one of the all time great proven females in this breed. 172 mated to Cigar produced some of the best brood cows in the breed. Equity is proving to be one of the top sons of DeBruycker’s great Cobalt herd sire. He commanded $32,000 for one-half interest and no possession, and is proving to be the sire that was anticipated to be a great breeding sire! Again, a very superb opportunity to obtain some of the best of Arlitt genetics. ET Calves Due: 4/12/15. Selection must be made by September 1, 2015.

RE MS EXCEL 32 P ET

Consignor: Bill & Raye Arlitt Poteet, TX (800) 772-3604

JDJ EQUITY Z370 P $32,000 for half interest


Lot

9

JDJ MS TRUEMARK A3013 P 8/18/2013 F1175065 POLLED

CJC TRADEMARK H45 JDJ TRUE MARK T39 P M752749 JDJ MS SPUR R120 CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 JDJ MS PRESIDENT W3071 F1132071 CJC MS MONTANA L424

LHD ALI MARK T214 CJC MS PERFECT F57 SSR MR SPUR 3328 JDJ MS SMOKESTER N290 LHD CIGAR E46 CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 RC MONTANA 934ET CJC MS PRIZM H576

BW: 76 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 0.8 3.0 33 59 10 1.6 27 0.9

Consignors: Bill & Raye Arlitt & Rocking S Ranch, LLC Poteet, TX (800) 772-3604

Bristow, OK (918) 633-9594

Sells open, ready to breed. A huge, powerful heifer with abundant thickness, spring of rib, depth and easy-fleshing ability. A paternal sib to BHD Zeus, the $45,000 top selling bull at DeBruycker’s. True Mark is also a maternal sib to JDJ Resource Z365. Dam was the second high-selling lot in the 2013 President & Reality Sale. A tremendous milking first-calf President heifer with A3013 at her side. Good numbers enhance her quality appearance with a top 20% WW EPD, top 15% YW, 20% TM and 15% SC ranking.

Lot 10

Pregnant Recipient with mating:

VCR SIR DUKE 914 x BHD DS MS GODDESS 888

WCR SIR DUKE 761 VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD M297007 WCR MISS MAC IV 534 LHD CIGAR E46 BHD DS MS GODDESS 888 F1153217 CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662

BR DUKE 261 WCR MISS TRADITION 8335 WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 MISS DOC 509 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 S$ DAYLIGHT 28E MISS BH A1

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC 4 1.3 34 53 15 3.7 32 0.9 Est. EPDs:

BHD DS MS GODDESS 888

Consignor: Rocking S Ranch, LLC Bristow, OK (918) 633-9594

Selling a Pregnant Recipient with mating of VCR Sir Duke 914 and BHD DS Ms Goddess 888, a full sib to CJC Mr President T122. DUE: 5/12/15. Recipient #253 is an Angus cow, approx. 5 years of age. 888 was a top selling lot in the 2012 President and Reality Sale. A very thick, high volumed cow with excellent udder quality and easy fleshing ability. Duke 914 works extremely well with Cigar daughters, and this should be a major acquisition to any program. Recipient will be at sale for your inspection.

Lot

11

Pregnant Recipient with mating: VCR SIR DUKE 914 x BAR5 DESIRE P37P ET

WCR SIR DUKE 761 VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD M297007 WCR MISS MAC IV 534 WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 BAR5 MS DESIREP37P ET F829481 HBR LADY PERFORMER 934 P

BR DUKE 261 WCR MISS TRADITION 8335 WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 MISS DOC 509 WCR SIR FAB MAC 809 WCR MISS CENTURY 920 TWN HBR PERFORMER 181 P HBR LADY MACK 459 P

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 7 0.5 29 47 17 5.2 31 0.9

HBR LADY PERFORMER 934

Consignor: Rocking S Ranch, LLC Bristow, OK (918) 633-9594

Selling a Pregnant Recipient with mating of VCR Sir Duke 914 and Bar5 DesireP37P ET. DUE: 4/28/15. Recipient #577 is an Angus commercial cow, approx. 5 years of age. A major foundation of Bar 5’s breeding program revolved around P37, a Mac 2244 daughter out of the HBR Lady Performer 934. 934 was the foundation of many successful females in the breed for Morven Farms that translated into many high-selling donor females with the mating of Mac 2244 x 934! This mating could produce some extra special Charolais that will have an influence on the breed for some time.


Lot

12

Lot 12A

Lot 12B

Two Pregnant Recipients with mating: WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 x DWC LADY MAC 2028 P ET

Black Recipient #582 Black Recipient #592

WCR SIR FAB MAC 809 WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 M234430 WCR MISS CENTURY 920 TWN WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 DWC LADY MAC 2028 P ET EF1106610 HBR LADY PERFORMER 934 P

FRISBIE MAC POLLED 257 MISS LW FA BINGO 229 XXI CENTURY MISS KENO 333 WCR SIR FAB MAC 809 WCR MISS CENTURY 920 TWN HBR PERFORMER 181 P HBR LADY MACK 459 P LOT 12 RECIPIENTS

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: -1.1 2.2 24 44 12 5.6 24 0.5

Selling two Pregnant Recipients with mating of VCR Sir Duke 914 and DWC Lady Mac 2028 P ET, another great producing female of Mac 2244 and 934! Both DUE: 3/29/15. Recipients #582 and #592 are Angus commercial cows, approx. 5 years of age and will be at the sale. What an opportunity to invest in full ET sibs (by blood), to make a major impact on a herd and the breed. This may be the last opportunity in the breed to obtain such proven genetics. The 2028 cow was from ET work by Bar 5 and raised by Double W Charolais, MO.

Consignor: Rocking S Ranch, LLC Bristow, OK (918) 633-9594

WCR SIR FA MAC 2244

Lot

13

CCC/EB CROSSWINDS 441 ET 3/11/2014

LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD THREE TREES WIND 0383 ET M637722 THREE TREES NANCY 8121ET BHD REALITY T3136 P HF D&D MS REALITY Z4241 F1153870 M6 MS E46 QUALITY4241PET

BW: 73 lbs

EM846332

POLLED

SCHURRTOP 5627 LT CHAP’S LADY 2170P SKYMONT EASE 2078 WCR MISS MAC IV 5138 ET CJC ILLUSION N111 MD MS SILVERBOE J576 LHD CIGAR E46 M6 MS 761 QUALITY1154PET

ADJ.WW: 840 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 7.0 0.2 33 57 4 6.9 20 0.7

Selling 3/4 Interest and Full Possession in this superb young herd sire prospect from Crosstimber Cattle Co. Fertility is guaranteed on this young prospect. His dam is a full sib to the $17,000 “Best Consignment” of the 1st President and Reality Sale. This bull is sired by the calving ease sire, Three Trees Wind 0383 and shows 7.0 CE and 0.2 BW EPDs. Should be great for heifers and has enough growth and thickness to pass on good performance to his offspring after calving. A great disposition enhances his value. His dam has a beautiful, quality udder and does a great maternal job.

Lot

14

Pregnant Recipient with mating:

THREE TREES WIND 0383 x HF D&D MS REALITY Z4241

Selling a Pregnant Recipient with mating of Three Trees Wind 0383 and HF D&D Ms Reality Z4241. DUE: 4/14/15. Recipient is a Maine cross cow and the recipient dam of Lot 13 so you can tell she does a great job.

Consignor: Crosstimber Cattle Co. Canton, Texas (903) 880-4093

HF D&D MS REALITY Z4241


Lot

15

Guaranteed Flush: BJR MAID OF MAC 705 ET P 2/11/2007

EF1068466

FRISBIE MAC POLLED 257 WCR SIR FAB MAC 809 M202427 MISS LW FA BINGO 229 LT UNLIMITED DUKE 1172 P LT UNLIMITED MAID 7184 P F793032 LT UNLIMITED LASS2156P

BW: 86 lbs

ADJ.WW: 646 lbs

POLLED

FZ MAC 236 POLLED ROXIE POLLED BELPHEGOR MISS LW FACCO 7010 4-L UNLIMITED YL06 PLD LT PRAIRIE MAIDEN 8050 SILVER CREEK HIGH STAKES LCR MISS LINDSKOV 7109

ADJ.YW: 880 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -3.5 1.7 32 57 11 -1.6 27 0.9

Consignor: Chris Link Center, TX (936) 590-2949

Selling a Guaranteed Flush in BJR MAID OF MAC 705 ET P. She will be at Champion Genetics in Canton, TX the first of December to flush and should be ready for second flush right after this sale. 705 was the “Pick” of the 2010 National Sale by E. J. Shepherd. Brent Thiel selected a flush in 705 and she was the fourth high-selling lot in Shepherd’s Sale. A Ledger son was kept out of 705 as a “clean-up” sire for our herd. Her granddam has 117 calves registered with AICA and includes offspring such as LT Polled Value 9089, LT Blue Value 7903 and BJR Unlimited Duke 964 ET P of Bruce Roy. Guarantee 6 embryos.

Lot 16

THREE EMBRYOS

M6 GRID MAKER 104 PET x BJR MAID OF MAC 705 ET

WCR SIR TRADITION 066 M6 GRID MAKER 104 PET M633377 VCR MISS MAC IV 317 WCR SIR FAB MAC 809 BJR MAID OF MAC 705 ET P EF1068466 LT UNLIMITED MAID 7184 P

WCR SIR TRADITION 4402 IDEAL 809 45 OF 25 WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 VCR MISS DUCHESS 113 PLD FRISBIE MAC POLLED 257 MISS LW FA BINGO 229 LT UNLIMITED DUKE 1172 P LT UNLIMITED LASS2156P

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 1.4 1.1 32 61 14 0.9 29 0.8

M6 GRID MAKER 104 PET

Consignor: Ben Gerner

Selling 3 embryos by M6 Grid Maker 104 PET and BJR Maid of Mac 705 ET P. A very unique mating with an emphasis on strong maternal ability. This should produce outstanding daughters and a bull calf would have immediate herd sire status. A superb addition to any progressive breeding program. Quite a few top herd sires have Grid Maker dams. This is a major quality offering!

Nacogdoches, TX (817) 729-7162

Lot

17

6 UNITS: WCR SIR DUKE 761 3/15/1987

BR DUKE 295 BR DUKE 261 M246564 BR ANN 14 ABC WIENKS TRADITION WCR MISS TRADITION 8335 F430389 WCR MISS MAC 141

M269828

POLLED

SPAINS QUALITY POLL 781 BR DOT 75 MR AAA HALL OF FAME 92/1 B R MISS ABBEY 54 ABC HECTORAGAN HILAR BABA HILARA WCR SIR FAB MAC 809 WCR MISS FA CENTURY 759

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -1.1 1.3 40 67 8 -1.1 29 1.2

BR DUKE 261

Consignor: Chris Link Center, TX (936) 590-2949

Selling 6 units of WCR Sire Duke 761 in two groups of three. First winning bidder has the option of taking all 6 units. This semen lot has been used by Link Charolais in their ET program and quality is exceptional. Another very unique and quality offering of national interest.


Lot 18

BHD ZEN SON A3037 P 8/24/2013 M839767 POLLED

CJC ILLUSION N111 BHD REALITY T3136 P MD MS SILVERBOE J576 BHD ZEN X270 P M799123 COMMISSIONER L201 BHD MS COMMISSIONER R248 LHD LHD MS SENTINAL M1422 LHD PRODUCTIVE G1308 ET MD LITE K1601 FRANZ MS F079 BHD MS SILVERLITE P232 F1009931 MD MR SILVERBOE D1339 BHD MS BOE J505 LHD FERNANDO MARK D1225

BW: 90 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 1.9 1.8 38 59 5 4.3 24 1.0

Selling 3/4 Interest and Full Possession in this outstanding herd sire prospect of straight DeBruycker genetics. His dam, P232, was the 2013 “Pick of DeBruycker Herd” in the Sale of Excellence. She was safe in calf to BHD Zen X270, a favored calving ease sire for many breeders. Zen is used heavily by DeBruycker, Silver Spur and now in possession of Romans Ranches, OR. He has over 200 calves registered to him. P232 has produced herd sires for Larry Price, TX and Robert’s Inn Farm, MD and was the dam of the high selling fall bull in the 2013 DeBruycker Bull Sale. This bull has tremendous bone, thickness, growth and excellent size. His great disposition is an added plus. His dam still possesses a super quality udder, especially for an 11 year old cow. She is an excellent donor cow with top fertility.

Lot

19

BHD MS SILVERLITE P232

Consignors: Heath & Kristi Hyde & Morley Charolais Sulphur Springs, TX (214) 356-1000

D&D-SSS MS FRAZIER 980 PLD 9/1/2013 F1179568 POLLED

D&D GRIDMAKER ALI 233 D&D FRAZIER 2818 PLD M755374 WCC MS LEADER JOE R36 PL JWK IMPRESSIVE D040 ET D&D MS KENNEDY 1078 PLD ET EF1153459 D&D MISS KENNEDY

M6 GRID MAKER 104 PET THREE TREES FOLLY 2346ET ABC LEADER RCR MS SMOKIN JOE 15N P WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 HBR LADY LIZ 721 P LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD SFC MISS CAROLINE 010

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 4.1 1.9 29 50 6 5.1 21 0.7

Halter broke, this heifer sells bred A-I on 12/3/14 to TR Wrangle Up 2502Z, a super son of Wrangler W601 and owned by Thomas Ranch, Dennis Charolais Farms, Wrangle Up Syndication and 007 Charolais. This powerful heifer was shown very successfully and should produce a real quality show prospect for the new owner. She descends from Doub’s great Kennedy show line and has that winning look!

Lot 20

D&D FRAZIER 2818 PLD

Consignor: Heath & Kristi Hyde Sulphur Springs, TX (214) 356-1000

THREE EMBRYOS

JDJ MAXIMO A18 P x BHD MS ROYAL T T394

LT LEDGER 0332 P JDJ MAXIMO A18 P M841630 JDJ MS TRUEMARK Y322 JDJ ROYAL TRADE N134 BHD MS ROYAL T T394 F1074736 BHD MS DRYFAX P529

LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P LT BRENDA 6120 PLD JDJ TRUE MARK T39 P JDJ MS ICE R2033 CJC TRADEMARK H45 JDJ MS CIGAR K1509 CJC SAFELITE M620 BHD MS PERFECT L607

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 3.3 2.4 38 76 10 4.7 29 1.3

Selling 3 embryos by JDJ Maximo A18 and BHD Ms Royal T T394. These exciting embryos have a solid foundation from both sides with T394, one of the newest additions to the Hyde ET program. This beautifully structured female has excellent size of performance cattle and a very large, high quality udder for maximum production in her calves. A very feminine daughter of a former Trait Leader, Royal Trade, a maternal sib to JDJ Curlins S3012 and a daughter of the CJC Safelite M620 bull, maybe the thickest, stoutest bull in the DeBruycker program.

BHD MS ROYAL T T394

Consignor: Heath & Kristi Hyde Sulphur Springs, TX (214) 356-1000


Lot

21

KLC MS PRESIDENT DYNASTY A309 9/28/2013 F1184977 POLLED

LHD CIGAR E46 CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 M752180 CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 SCC CIGAR 3022 ET RE MS DYNASTY 543 F1093425 LHD MS DYNASTY G1498

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 S$ DAYLIGHT 28E MISS BH A1 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 LHD DYNASTY C584 LHD MS SHOW MARK X26

ADJ.WW: 709 lbs R: 120

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -1.5 2.3 39 57 1 2.4 21 0.6

CJC MR PRESIDENT T122

Consignor: Knight Land & Cattle Co. Houston, TX (713) 249-6463

Sells open, a dynamic young daughter of the brood cow maker, Mr President T122. This top-rated prospect displays plenty of volume, natural thickness and quality and is already showing good udder development to make an outstanding brood cow. Dam is by the full sib to Cigar, 3022 of the Evans’ and out of the top producer Ms Dynasty G1498, from same line as L428, with same super udder quality and size.

Lot 22

KLC PRESIDENT’S MIRANDA A304 9/30/2013 F1184974 POLLED

LHD CIGAR E46 CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 M752180 CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 JN COMMODORE JN MIRANDA 67 F1046199 JN PATTY 524

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 S$ DAYLIGHT 28E MISS BH A1 JN LUSTY 466 JN DUCHESS 487 VCR MR ELIMINATOR 618 ET JN ABBY 432

ADJ.WW: 602 lbs R: 102

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -1.1 1.9 28 40 4 0.7 19 0.4

CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 Dam of CJC Mr President T122

Sells open, dam is an exceptional top producing brood cow and with the proven credentials of the President daughters, this should make a superb brood cow. Light birth weight EPDs for added value. This top heifer had a 102% WW ratio and displays that extra volume and thickness for broodiness.

Consignor: Knight Land & Cattle Co. Houston, TX (713) 249-6463

Lot 23

BARA MS FANCY REALITY 32A 9/14/2013 F1179211 POLLED

CJC ILLUSION N111 BHD REALITY T3136 P M762026 MD MS SILVERBOE J576 LHD CIGAR E46 D&D MS FANCY CIGAR 2641 ET EF1058766 BB FANCY 02

LHD PERFECT ALI G1312 ET CJC MS PRODUCTIVE K1645 $ SILVERBOE SON 627YB MD MS PERFECT D111 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 HH CAVALIER 701 SCUR SCF MISS KOLBY 543

BW: 75 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 0.7 2.3 31 51 4 6.4 20 0.8

D&D FANCY CIGAR 2641 ET

Consignor: Knight Land & Cattle Co. Houston, TX (713) 249-6463

Sells open, a very sharp, fast growing heifer with lots of potential. Dam is a full sib to the BLB Gladiator bull and the D&D Dominator bull that did such outstanding jobs. BB Fancy 02 was the AIJCA and AICA National Champion Female. A real performance heifer with lots of eye-appeal and style.


Lot 24

PF REPUTATION 2116 P 9/5/2012 F1166842 POLLED

WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 SR/NC FIELD REP 2158 P ET EM665948

VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD SR LADY EASE 914 ET CCF LADY GERMAINE 718PET PEUGEOT ET THREE TREESPEUGEOT2940ET 2UP JWK RUBY E205 ET PF LADY PEUGEOT 5052 F1026396 DEROYAL REE BAR 6007P ET PF REBA T028 P ET HBR LADY RANGER 418 P

BW: 74 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 5.6 0.4 25 44 12 7.9 25 0.9

Sells bred to FH Wind 311 P ET, the high selling bull in the 2014 Oklahoma Charolais Bull Sale, going to Skeans Cattle Co., TX. An exceptional heifer, lots of eye-appeal, very correct with plenty of growth and performance while retaining her feminine characteristics. Wind 311 is out of the $50,000 JWK Ruby E205 ET and Wyoming Wind 4020 Pld. This is a top of the line keeper that Fox Hollow is selling only to show the quality their herd is based on.

Lot 25

Catoosa, OK (918) 409-6-68

5 UNITS: FH WIND 311 P ET 2/24/2013 EM832195 POLLED

SCHURRTOP 5627 LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD M411450 LT CHAP’S LADY 2170P VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD JWK RUBY E205 ET F753232 HBR LADY PERFORMER 934 P

BW: 80 lbs

SR/NC FIELD REP 2186 PLD

Consignor: Fox Hollow Farms

ADJ.WW: 672 lbs

WCR SIR DUKE 783 MISS SUGAR VALLEY 908 LT UNLIMITED CHAPS 0109 LT PRAIRIE MAIDEN 8095 WCR SIR DUKE 761 WCR MISS MAC IV 534 HBR PERFORMER 181 P HBR LADY MACK 459 P

ADJ.YW: 1205 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 8.9 -0.5 22 34 10 9.9 21 1.3

As a special offering, Fox Hollow and Skeans Cattle Co. are offering 5 units of semen on this powerful young herd sire. A bull that displays plenty of growth, size, strong, straight lines and very good muscling and skeletal correctness. Ruby would be the same genetics as offered in the Pregnant Recipients of Lots 11 & 12 so you can see the extra value of using this superior young sire.

Lot 26

Consignor: Fox Hollow Farms & Skeans Cattle Co. Catoosa, OK (918) 409-6-68

Gainesville, TX (985) 870-4113

SKS KASSIE B46

4/2/2014 F1186667 POLLED

WR WRANGLER W601 TR MR WRANGLE UP 2502Z M819085 TR MS WYLIE FIRE 0761X ET LC SUSPECT 0109 P ET MS COOLEY SUSPECT 863U5 F1082319 MS COOLEY JACKPOT 863S3

BW: 74 lbs

FH WIND 311 P ET

CMF 192 WRANGLER 256 WR MISS PRINCESS T629 TR MR FIRE WATER 5792RET TR MS WYOMING WIND 5604R LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD LC MISS LACI CAE 104 CCR JACKPOT 1410K5 PET MS COOLEY S CHC 863P ET

ADJ.WW: 656 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 7.6 -1.8 24 39 5 5.1 17 1.0

Sells open, halter broke, an extremely fancy prospect ready to show and promote in 2015. Sired by the very popular $40,000 TR Wrangle Up 2502Z, this very correct heifer is out of a Suspect and Jackpot daughter. A mating of Fire Water and Jackpot makes up the genetics of the current National Champion Female. This mating certainly works and you can take advantage of that in this super heifer. Retaining one successful flush at seller’s expense and buyer’s convenience.

Consignor: Skeans Cattle Co. Gainesville, TX (985) 870-4113


Lot 27

AC MS 535 REALITY B409 ET 8/19/2014 EF1191572 POLLED

CJC ILLUSION N111 BHD REALITY T3136 P M762026 MD MS SILVERBOE J576 CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 RE MS PRESIDENT 535 F1135819 AC MS IMPRESSIVE DUKE P

LHD PERFECT ALI G1312 ET CJC MS PRODUCTIVE K1645 $ SILVERBOE SON 627YB MD MS PERFECT D111 LHD CIGAR E46 CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 JWK IMPRESSIVE D040 ET MISS JCA LADY DUKE 513P

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 1.6 2.2 33 53 3 5.3 19 0.6

RE MS PRESIDENT 535

Consignor: Achee Charolais, LLC Pass Christian, MS (228) 697-1818

Open ET heifer sells with Purebred Recipient cow. This very fancy heifer is out of a top selling President daughter in the very first President and Reality Sale. She joined the ET program at Heath Hyde and Achee purchased the embryo from the Hyde’s. 535 is a tremendous donor cow with excellent udder quality, size and abundant volume and thickness. The recipient cow, F1162432, born 10/30/10, sired by BJR Boundless Ease 715 ET P is carrying an embryo by JDJ Equity Z370 and BHD Ms Cigar P1287, one of the thickest, heaviest milking Cigar daughters in the breed.

Lot 28

MS SMOKES EASE

10/25/2011 F1163086 POLLED

LT UNLIMITED EASE 9108 BJR BOUNDLESS EASE 715 ET P EM741312 BJR-LT SILVERMAID5524ETP JDJ SMOKESTER J1377 P ET DW PRIME SMOKE 310 F994460 BAR5 MS PRIME CUT 2013 P

BW: 84 lbs

ADJ.WW: 592 lbs R: 105

BCR POLLED UNLIMITED 003 PP MISS SHANDY 214 R194 S$ MONTANA SILVER LT UNLIMITED MAID 7184 P LHD CIGAR E46 JD MS COMMANDER B309 WCR PRIME CUT 764 PLD BAR5 MS STARFIRE D15P

ADJ.YW: 728 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 1.3 1.7 30 45 10 2.1 25 0.9

Lot 28A Consignor: Achee Charolais, LLC Pass Christian, MS (228) 697-1818

Polled Heifer calf B425, born 10/28/14, BW: 80, sired by BARA Real Smoke 33Z ET, EM832892.

Real Smoke is a Reality son out of a Cigar x JD Ms Commander B309 daughter, N03. This excellent pair is a real addition to this sale. A great milking Boundless daughter with the strong maternal ability of Smokester and Prime Cut on the bottom. A top young pair as a welcome addition to any herd. Sells open.

Lot 29

THREE EMBRYOS

JDJ EQUITY Z370 x BHD MS CIGAR P1287

CJC SMOKIN TRADE P115 BHD COBALT S553 BHD MS GRID N1749 JDJ EQUITY Z370 P M826958 BHD PHOENIX P395 JDJ MS PHOENIX T3024 CJC MS CIGAR L426 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD CIGAR E46 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 BHD MS CIGAR P1287 F1010707

LHD MS GOLDRUSH M810

JDJ GOLD RUSH K200 LHD MS SILVERPLUS J745

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 0 2.9 31 62 11 5.1 26 0.8

BHD MS CIGAR P1287

Consignor: Achee Charolais, LLC Pass Christian, MS (228) 697-1818

Selling 3 embryos by JDJ Equity Z370 P and BHD Ms Cigar P1287. This elite mating will offer the same great genetics as the Recipient in Lot 27. The Equity calves are outstanding and proving his $32,000 value. Two of the top bulls in the 2015 DeBruycker Bull Sale are said to be Equity calves. P1287 is a featured donor cow at Achee and came from Sullivan’s in KY, where they retained all of her daughters. She is a great producer and these embryos will give you some of the best Charolais in the breed!


Lot 30

THREE EMBRYOS

CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 x SRC MS BLUE VERNA T97 ET

LHD CIGAR E46 CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 M752180 CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P SRC MS BLUE VERNA T97 ET EF1116827 JWK VERNA E225 ET

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 S$ DAYLIGHT 28E MISS BH A1 LT ASSERTION 1277 P LT PEARL’S BREEZE 2236 P VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD LEMMON ACTRESS X140

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 0.4 2.3 33 51 5 2.2 21 0.7

Selling 3 embryos by CJC Mr President T122 and SRC Ms Blue Verna T97 ET, the high selling cow in the 2014 CAT Spring Spectacular Sale. This powerful donor cow mated to President should produce some awesome calves. Both have great milking genetics that should produce superior Charolais. Verna is an own daughter of the great JWK Verna E225 ET that was the featured donor for Three Trees.

31 Lot 32 Lot

SRC MS BLUE VERNA T97 ET

Consignor: Timmber Farms Hattiesburg, MS (601) 466-2136

5 UNITS: LHD CIGAR E46

Selling 5 units of probably the most influential bull in the history of the breed, LHD Cigar E46. In storage at Bovine Elite, LLC, College Station, TX.

2 UNITS: VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD

Selling 2 units of the legendary VCR Sir Duke 914, a former Multiple Trait Leader and sire of Multiple Trait Leaders. In storage at Bovine Elite, LLC, College Station, TX.

Consignor: Twin Oaks Farm Blum, TX (254) 582-7806

Lot 33

VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD

10 UNITS: VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD

Selling 10 units of VCR Sir Duke 914, a bull who still produces some of the most outstanding daughters in the breed.

Consignor: Mac Coleman Morgantown, KY (270) 999-1482

Lot 34 Lot 35

10 UNITS: VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD 3 UNITS: LHD CIGAR E46

All proceeds of Lots 34 & 35 are donated to the Wampler Family of Sam Wampler.

Consignor: Bamboo Road Farms Marshallville, Ga. (478) 396-5832

LHD CIGAR E46


All proceeds of Lots 36-38 are donated to the Wampler Family of Sam Wampler

Lot 36

THREE EMBRYOS

LHD CIGAR E46 x MCF LADY GI 5003 PET

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD CIGAR E46 M434790 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD MCF LADY GI DUKE 5003PET F1022001 HBR LADY GI 207 P ET

WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD MR BELLMARK R113 OCR CLASSIC QUEEN 46N WCR SIR DUKE 761 WCR MISS MAC IV 534 GIBRALTAR 908 PLD WCR MISS MAC 8402

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 0.3 1.9 32 53 18 2.9 34 0.9

MCF LADY GI 5003 PET

Consignor: Bamboo Road Farms Marshallville, Ga. (478) 396-5832

Selling 3 embryos by LHD Cigar E46 and MCF Lady Gi 5003 PET, the featured donor cow at Reaves Charolais, TN. A very powerful Duke 914 daughter out of one of the most influential donors in the breed, HBR Lady Gi 207. 914 has always blended extremely well with Cigar daughters and this could be a very outstanding progeny with the solid, proven genetics of this cow family. All proceeds donated to the Wampler Family of Sam Wampler.

Lot 37

THREE EMBRYOS

LHD CIGAR E46 x THREE TREES NANCY 9126 ET

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD CIGAR E46 M434790 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD THREE TREES NANCY 9126ET F856915 JCA ALI ET

WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD MR BELLMARK R113 OCR CLASSIC QUEEN 46N SCHURRTOP 5627 LT CHAP’S LADY 2170P WCR SIR FAB MAC 809 WCR MISS DUKE 8742

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: -2.5 2.7 27 45 7 4.1 21 0.9

JCA ALI ET

Consignor: Bamboo Road Farms

Selling 3 embryos by LHD Cigar E46 and Three Trees Nancy 9126 ET, a very elite donor from the very productive JCA Ali, another featured prolific donor cow at Three Trees. Ali was an own daughter of the 8742, the fountainhead of the Nancy Cow Family. Ali is also a full sib to the donor of Lehman and later Rick Evans’, WCR Miss Mac 9517 ET P and then Allen Petty, TX. All proceeds donated to the Wampler Family of Sam Wampler.

Marshallville, Ga. (478) 396-5832

Lot 38

THREE EMBRYOS

VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD x GP CHAPPELLE L45ET

WCR SIR DUKE 761 VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD M297007 WCR MISS MAC IV 534 LHD CIGAR E46 GP CHAPPELLE L45ET F963312 JWK CHAPPELLE F165 ET

BR DUKE 261 WCR MISS TRADITION 8335 WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 MISS DOC 509 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 BR DUKE 261 JWK MELODY D089 ET

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 6.1 1.2 32 51 13 4.4 29 0.9

JWK CHAPPELLE F165 ET PLD

Consignor: Oak Hill Farms Dawsonville, Ga. (770) 893-2674

Selling 3 embryos by VCR Sir Duke 914 and JWK Chappelle L45, one of the top selling cows in the Morven Dispersal that joined the exclusive herd of F&F Charolais. Her dam, Melody D089, was a featured cow of Glenn Baker, TX. This should be an outstanding production of quality Charolais. All proceeds donated to the Wampler Family of Sam Wampler.


Lot 39

EC RELIABLE 5043 PLD 3/18/2010 M789648 POLLED

FINKS 2250 OF 3575D040ET RAILE 2250 T077 M749278 RC FRANCESCA 0251 EC NEW TREND 6G EC TRENDY LADY 5043 P F1025909 MISSY OF TROJAN T222

BW: 92 lbs

ADJ.WW: 865 lbs R: 116

JWK IMPRESSIVE D040 ET WCR MISS TRADITION 3575 SCRSUPERCHARLIE0767PD RC FRANCESCA 9855 RC BUDSMYDAD 225 POLLED MISS EC DUKE 452-D WCR SIR TRADITION 019P MISS OF TROJAN 812

ADJ.YW: 1545 lbs

R: 112

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 2.8 1.3 43 78 11 3.5 33 0.9

Selling a 1/8 semen interest in the very proven sire, EC Reliable 5043 Pld. Due to the large numbers of daughters in our herd, we must replace Reliable. His daughters are outstanding milkers, maintain their condition during lactation and raise large, fast growing calves. His bull calves have sold extremely well. If you need a major, well-promoted proven herd sire this is a great opportunity.

Lot 40

Consignor: Clear Water Cattle Co. Columbus, MS (662) 312-8372

10 UNITS: CWC TRIFECTA J825

Selling 10 units of semen and 10 signings on CWC Trifecta J825 ET, one of the most outstanding sons of Wyoming Wind. His calves have tremendous eye-appeal, growth, muscling, and have sold very well. His Cigar dam was a solid producer for Clear Water and now in the Bill & Raye Arlitt ET program. All proceeds donated to the Wampler Family of Sam Wampler.

Lot

41

TWO EMBRYOS

JDJ SMOKESTER J1377 P ET x DVCR IMPRESSIVE 994 P

LHD CIGAR E46 JDJ SMOKESTER J1377 P ET M509419 JD MS COMMANDER B309 JWK IMPRESSIVE D040 ET DVCR IMPRESSIVE 994 P F859773 DVCR LADY DUKE 706 P ET

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 TA 854 SHOW COMMANDER LHD MS CLASSIC ALI W177 WCR SIR FA MAC 2244 HBR LADY LIZ 721 P BR DUKE 261 WCR MISS FA MAC 261

CWC TRIFECTA J825

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 1.4 1.0 22 32 14 0.9 25 0.6

Selling 3 embryos by JDJ Smokester J1377 P ET and DVCR Impressive 994 P, a featured donor for Clear Water and Bamboo Road Farms. The Smokester daughters have excited breeders with their tremendous milking ability, eye-appeal and production ability combined with the proven 706 donor cow that produced the high selling lot in the National Sale for D&S Charolais. All proceeds donated to the Wampler Family of Sam Wampler.

Lot 42

THREE EMBRYOS

WCR SIR DUKE 7340 x SCC MS BUD 418-1145 ET

WCR OZ SIR DUKE 1155 PET WCR SIR DUKE 7340 P M745064 WCR MISS TRADITION 6240P LHD CIGAR E46 SCC MS BUD 418-1145 ET F945581 RC MS BUD 418 POLLED

VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD VCR MISS MAC IV 902 PLD WCR SIR TRADITION 3473 WCR MISS LO6 253 ET LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 RC BUD 04 ET MISS SHOWGUN RC 416

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 3.7 -0.7 31 47 9 -1 24 0.9

Selling 3 embryos by WCR Sir Duke 7340 and SCC Ms Bud 418-1145 ET. 1145 is one of those tremendous daughters of the full sister to RC Budsmydad 225 Polled, 418. When mated to Cigar, the progeny from that mating has awed breeders for many years. 1145 was in the Southern Cattle Co's ET program and now in the Clear Water and Bamboo Road Farms ET programs. All proceeds donated to the Wampler Family of Sam Wampler.

SCC MS BUD 418-1128 ET Full sib to dam of Lot 42 embryos

Consignor: Clear Water Cattle Co. Columbus, MS (662) 312-8372


DA MS MARION 328 P ET

DOUBLE-H FIRE UP 104Y ET

DOUBLE-H TIPPER 026X

DOUBLE-H METALLIC 2034 ET

2H SCO SHANNON 601S

JDJ MS CURLIN X161

WM MS AG CIGAR N15 P ET

WCR MS DESIGN 7228 P

SRC MS MIRANDA WIND T94 ET

F989090

EF1150196

F996866

Lot 43

EF1134794

F1050287

F1069520

F1117374

F1132292

EF1116826

PICK OF HERD FLUSH

Proceeds to 2015 AIJCA Junior National

In order to support the AIJCA Junior National next July in Minnesota, Double-H Charolais is donating a flush in your choice of any solely owned female in the herd. This opportunity has never been offered before! All proceeds are donated to the AIJCA juniors of the Minnesota-Wisconsin Charolais Association. Contact Kaitlyn Lewis, David Hobbs, Harlin Hecht or Sale Manager for more details.

Consignor: Double-H Charolais Paynesville, MN (320) 243-4386

NGC MACY 607S F1060972


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FEMALE POWER

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We are excited to be a part of the great Charolais breed! We are striving to build a program with great females with maternal greatness and longevity. Best of luck to our buyers this year and we look forward to a great 2015!

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Mark, Linda, Erin, and Leo Sullivan 1790 Perkins Ave • Woodbine, IA 51579

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WE ARE SELLING: • Monopoly eggs out of Megan • Rapid Fire Eggs

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LONGRANGE product label. Data on file at Merial.


Extended-Release Injectable Parasiticide 5% Sterile Solution NADA 141-327, Approved by FDA for subcutaneous injection For the Treatment and Control of Internal and External Parasites of Cattle on Pasture with Persistent Effectiveness CAUTION: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. INDICATIONS FOR USE LONGRANGE, when administered at the recommended dose volume of 1 mL per 110 lb (50 kg) body weight, is effective in the treatment and control of 20 species and stages of internal and external parasites of cattle: Gastrointestinal Roundworms

Lungworms Bunostomum phlebotomum – Adults and L4 Dictyocaulus viviparus – Adults Cooperia oncophora – Adults and L4 Cooperia punctata – Adults and L4 Cooperia surnabada – Adults and L4 Haemonchus placei – Adults Grubs Hypoderma bovis Oesophagostomum radiatum – Adults Ostertagia lyrata – Adults Ostertagia ostertagi – Adults, L4, and inhibited L4 Trichostrongylus axei – Adults and L4 Mites Trichostrongylus colubriformis – Adults Sarcoptes scabiei var. bovis

Gastrointestinal Roundworms Bunostomum phlebotomum Cooperia oncophora Cooperia punctata Haemonchus placei Oesophagostomum radiatum Ostertagia lyrata Ostertagia ostertagi Trichostrongylus axei Lungworms Dictyocaulus viviparus

Production Sale Friday, Feb. 20 2015 • 1 p.m. Hub City Livestock, Aberdeen, S.D.

OFFERING—

•50 yearling Charolais Bulls,

•5 Open Heifers

•Also Several Consignments of Young Red Commercial Cows Bred Charolais from R Lazy B Ranch Customers

Durations of Persistent Effectiveness 150 days 100 days 100 days 120 days 120 days 120 days 120 days 100 days 150 days

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We are lining up this year’s sale offering and they look great!

For Sale Catalogs, Contact:

Robert Birklid

5851 122 Ave. SE, Nome, ND 58062 (701) 924-8876 • Cell: (701) 678-3528

robert@rlazybranch.com www.rlazybranch.com Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar 605-210-1124

Visit www.rlazybranch.com for updated pictures, online catalog signup and viewing!

CHAROLAIS

Facts: CJC Ms Practical A735 Sells in Denver, Jan. 18 — Lot 5 Be sure to mark your calendars for

April 4, 2015! For your next herd sire.

DeBruycker Charolais

1690 6th Lane N.E. Dutton, MT 59433

Lloyd & Jane Joe & Cathy Mark & Belva Brett & Kay

(406) 476-3427 (406) 466-5821 (406) 469-2371 (406) 476-3214

www.debruyckercharolais.com

Parasites

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LT Ledger 0332 P x JGS Ms Countess M52T (M527) - Schurshot daughter Born: 12/14/2012 - M826090 BW: 89 lbs; AWW: 802 lbs; AYW: 1356 lbs CE BW WW EPD’s: -1.9 3.7 49 Rankings: 1%

YW 81 1%

Milk 3

MTNL 29 15%

SC 1.1 5%

CWT 21 25%

REA .28 35%

MARB 0.10 25%

Selling 2/3 Semen interest and Full Possession at the

San Antonio Livestock Show All Breed Bull Show & Sale

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 10:00 am --also selling--

Z298

Z303

JGS Bottomline Z298 - M829534 LT Santana 9234 Pld x JGS Tradition L022 Born: 11/26/2012 BW: 90 lbs; AWW: 629 lbs; AYW: 1242 lbs

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JGS Duchess Ledger Z303 - M826088 LT Ledger x LT Thunder Cloud Born: 12/7/2012 BW: 77 lbs; AWW: 536 lbs; AYW: 1139 lbs

At Sturgess Double S, we put a lot of thought and effort into every planned mating born on the ranch. We take each female and evalute her performance, her physical traits, production records, EPD’s, and match them to AI and cleanup sires that we hope will improve her offspring. God gave us a brain--we try to use it. Nothing is left to natural selection or even multiple sire groups. Hence, they are in every since of the term a GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISM, or GMO. JGS GMO Z314 represents our latest effort to produce genetically modified and therefore superior genetics for a better world. He possesses the ideal size, bone, structure and foot that we want to see in our cattle. Thick from front to rear, GMO has the depth and spring of rib that excels over flatter made cattle. His dam, M527 will be 13 years of age in April. Curiously, she has +4.9 BW EPD, yet the heaviest calf recorded to her weighed only 90 lbs and has averaged 77 lbs on 14 calves. And her calving interval is suberb. M527’s first eight calves were all born in season. She has since become a donor in our herd. So, if traits like longevity, and fertility mean anything to you, then GMO is the bull for you. And when a planned mating results in a calf that is in the top 1% of the breed for WW & YW, the top 5% for SC, 15% for MTL and the top 25% for CWT and MARB...we would say that this genetic modifcation is an improvement. Wouldn’t you?


WANTED FOR IMPORT: PART 1

BREEDING BEEF CATTLE By Linda Eck

This post is becoming more and more popular in world trade circles as livestock deficient countries are striving to develop beef industries to boost their economy and fill a growing need for quality protein. While the United States has a long history in the exportation of breeding livestock, the demand for superior performance-based genetics in other countries is exploding and Charolais cattle are taking their place among the growing number of livestock breeds being exported. Countries unaccustomed to raising red meat are becoming more devoted to putting together cattle herds, thus strengthening demand for U.S. live cattle exports. Agricultural ministries and state departments of these nations are working diligently to hone plans, many of which include hearty incentives to secure an increase in beef production. While the demand for breeding females is high, countries that have been aggressive in their programs over the past few years are also looking for breeding age bulls. In late November the Republic of Turkey announced a tender for breeding bulls that included the need for 100 head of Charolais. The 800-head plea also included requests for Simmental, Limousin, Brown Swiss and Montbeliard bulls. Issuing the intent to tender may be the simplest part of the entire process as exporting and importing live cattle is wrapped with red tape including health restrictions, certifications and quarantines. In most cases transportation by sea and air must be scheduled far in advance and with careful consideration. This is where the support of agricultural export organizations such as the U.S. Livestock Genetics Export, Inc. (USLGE) and Livestock Exporters Association of the USA (LEA), the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), similar groups from abroad, agricultural ministries of countries around the world and specialized transportation services come into play. WHERE ARE THE CATTLE GOING? “These bulls will be purchased for importation from the countries authorized to export live cattle to Turkey,” noted Turkey’s Agricultural Specialist Sinem Duyum, in the announcement for tender. With the United States and Australia topping the list of 15 approved countries, which also includes France, the request comes from the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock of Turkey (MinFAL). The tender was set to take place on Dec. 15, with bulls to be delivered to the Ceylanpinar Agricultural Establishment Directorate, Ceylanpinar/Sanliurfa/Turkey by April 30, 2015. The Ceylanpinar Agricultural unit constitutes over 400,000 acres and represents more than 51 percent of Turkey’s productive farm land assets as part of the General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises (TIGEM) and is just one of many farms and ranches under development or looking to expand. CHAROLAIS JOURNAL

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Citing worldwide drought during 2008 and 2009 as the need to reinforce its production through irrigation and mechanization, the TIGEM is also increasing the intensity for growing its beef herd in an effort to develop a beef industry capable of securing growing needs. The agricultural unit in the Republic of Turkey initially began by incorporating stud farms and cow barns with state farms in 1984 and has since developed into an extensive state-owned crop and livestock enterprise. With an irrigation system able to provide uninterrupted irrigation to over 150,000 acres completed in 2011, at a cost of more than $130 million, the farm has quickly become a modern agricultural unit. The growth is so dynamic that the enterprise reported 26,000 acres moved into irrigation over 70 years in comparison to more than 154,000 irrigated acres in just the past three years. An irrigation canal is also under construction through the state’s action plan, and upon completion, which is expected in 2016, will up the total acreage of irrigated land to nearly 300,000. Citing worldwide drought during 2008 and 2009 as the need to reinforce its production through irrigation and mechanization, the TIGEM is also increasing the intensity for growing its beef herd in an effort to develop a beef industry capable of securing growing needs. During the 33rd Annual Conference on U.S. - Turkey Relations held June 3, 2014, Mark D. Newman, president of Market Solutions LLC was invited to address U.S. exporters, breed associations and others on the topic of exports to the Republic of Turkey. His presentation, “Doubling Turkey’s Dairy and Beef Production by 2023: Potential for U.S. –Turkey Partnerships,” shed light on Turkey’s aggressive strategies which include making genetic improvements to increase productivity. According to Newman, his organization is working on trade and investment issues with Turkey on behalf of U.S. and Turkish clients, researching needs and priorities of Turkey’s livestock industry and exploring potential partnerships to strengthen productivity and enhance trade with neighboring countries. The study was conducted for USLGE and State Departments of Agriculture. U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau and Foreign Trade Statistics indicate that in 2007 Turkey imported only 1,593 head of cattle from the United States compared to 21,607 in 2010; 62,169 in 2011, and 25,312 in 2012. (See Table 1) In 2011 and 2012, the combined exports of live 54  

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cattle to Turkey and Russia surpassed the combined total of exports to Mexico and Canada, countries which typically lead in the number of live U.S. cattle imports. In 2013 the U.S. exported 160,678 head of cattle to 25 countries. Russia, Turkey’s neighbor to the north received 35 percent of those cattle, while Canada and Mexico combined for 50 percent and Turkey received 16,245 head, or 10 percent of those shipped. Countries across eastern Europe and western Asia, as well as other parts of the world, are issuing similar requests, increasing the demand for quality livestock exports from the United States. Coming off an era when most of their red meat came from discarded dairy animals, countries that were formerly part of the USSR are among those with increasing demand for higher quality food. As a result, they are seeking to import more beef from progressive programs like that of Turkey and/or improved genetics that will help them grow their beef industries. RUSSIA PUSHES TO GROW BEEF HERD Russia has also been a bold importer of beef cattle over the past few years, but trade with Russia is currently overshadowed by a strained political atmosphere. USDA’s FAS/Moscow forecasts Russia’s 2015 cattle inventories to decrease as the result of increasing herd slaughter resulting in part from Russia’s restrictions on beef imports from several countries, including the United States. The sting from Russia’s ban on imports from the U.S., Canada, Australia and the European Club, is putting pressure on the beef industry for not only quantity, but quality. According to the Dec. 5, 2014 issue of Russia beyond the Headlines, Russian consumers are starting to pay the price for the country’s ban on imported goods. The story reports the price of meat has increased significantly over the past four months and Russia’s growing hospitality industry is being forced to do without popular European brands and products, including premium Charolais beef and Bresse chicken, typically received from France. As the Russian Federation continues to beef up its industry, government subsidy funds are being

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Head of U.S. Cattle Exports by Year 2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Canada

41,726

75,560

60,492

47,615

41,893

Mexico

20,698

12,840

5,842

32,631

23,528

Russia

4,053

37,542

89,044

56,414

13,957

Turkey

21,607

62,169

25,312

16,245

3,503

Kazakhstan

1,989

5,065

2,833

891

1,986

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau and Foreign Trade Statistics

targeted toward developing production at Miratorg, the country’s integrated meat and food producer and one of the largest beef production enterprises in Europe. Training employees in beef cattle management, expanding private veterinary services and attracting advanced technology to improve efficiency are being targeted in an effort for Russia to meet its long-term goal of returning the country to self-sufficiency. According to Rosselkhoznadzor, the country’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, Miratorg includes 110,000 breeding cows, feedlots with a capacity of up to 47,500 head and a high-tech slaughter and processing plant capable of processing 400,000 animals per year. In addition to breeding stock, Russia has been importing feeder cattle from the U.S., Canada and Australia in recent years. But, while the goal for increased production at Miratorg is to meet 20 percent of market demand with excess production to be exported; there still remains a significant number of small farms and ranches that do not fall under the graces of federal subsidies and are struggling to improve their herds without the aid of government supported incentives that typically find their way into the hands of conglomerates. These producers are the ones who could benefit from import programs that offer handson assistance from local government and exporting agencies. “The need for assistance is great in all areas of basic livestock management,” says Dr. Greg Lenz, a southwest Missouri embryologist who has made the trek to Russia on two occasions with the American Embryo Transfer Association. Speaking about small production units which do not typically fall under the auspices of government entities, Lenz noted that the Russian farms they visited were unable to get embryos as part of government-supported import programs. Dr. Lenz, also visited the Eurasian country of Georgia as part of a USAIDE program, and

noted that management in health and nutritional practices and a lack of technical skills are taking a toll as some farmers and ranchers struggle to attain acceptable conception rates. “They just need a better understanding and people trained in insemination techniques and embryo transplant,” said Dr. Lenz. “I visited maybe 10 different farms in Georgia, of course they were coming off a dry summer and had a severe problem with forage; cows were thin and they had a poor pregnancy rate. If their government would step in, I think it would benefit more small operations.” As part of the USAIDE mission, Dr. Lenz joined with other volunteer farmers and professionals to give advice. He spent time formulating rations using available feedstuffs, ultrasounding and pregnancy checking cattle. PLANNING IS CRUCIAL, TIMING IS EVERYTHING Transportation is a huge portion of the cost of importing livestock outside of North America. Vessels designed solely for shipping livestock must be procured far in advance of a shipment, so planning is crucial. Processing, health regulations and quarantines must all be completed before boarding, so timing is everything. Obviously, the option of shipping semen and embryos offers advantages. Airfare for live cattle has been reported to be as high as $2,000 or more per head and while shipping livestock by sea is usually less expensive, transportation is slow. Shipments from eastern U.S. ports to Mediterranean ports typically range from 14 to 21 days. Information on how Charolais breeders are impacting the world trade market will be included in the second part of this story, scheduled to appear in the February issue of the Charolais Journal.

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ultrasound carcass tested

26th ANNUAL Bull Sale Friday, February 13, 2015 1 p.m. MST

Bowman Auction Market • Bowman, ND

All of us at Honeyman Charolais would like to thank everyone who bid and bought bulls from our 25th Anniversary Sale last February. Thanks to our many repeat and new customers, it was a huge success! We would like to wish everyone a a Happy and Prosperous New Year.

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SELLING

PUREBRED YEARLING

Charolais Bulls

2 long yearlings & 2 coming two-year-old bulls Bulls fed free until April 1 Free delivery within 200 miles Bulls will be semen tested before delivery

HC Honey Timid 916 with her 2014 bull calf HC Gain & Grade 4101 4101 will be one of the top prospects.

Other Herd Sires: Thomas Mr. Wy Wind 3647 RC Westport 9401 DCR Mr. Morton Y15 EC Cash Flow 4026 HC Hotline 849 Eatons Paycheck 20078 EC High Tech 7046

RCB Gain & Grade S036

His sons have been our top-selling sire group for four years running. We have sold 53 of his sons through our sales in the past four years that averaged $5,830. Several sons sell on Feb.13.

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1006 11th Street NW • Reeder, ND 58649 • 701-853-2870 • Ryan’s cell 701-928-0788 • Blake’s Cell 701-206-0272 honeymancharolais@hotmail.com


souri the Mis iation o t s k ssoc l than Specia Breeders A nsorship o is p la Charo continued s ! t ir n e e ev for th of this

JAB Ricky Skaggs 406 Polled LT Bluegrass 4017 P x JAB Darling 226 Pld Date of Birth: 3/11/2014

He Sells!

February 3rd, 2015 Black Hills Stock Show, Rapid City, SD

J &A

2014 Reserve National Calf Champion • Breeder’s Bull Classic 4th Overall

JAB Miss Elegance 304 Pld TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET x CCF Ms Bud 0915 P ET Date of Birth: 2/2/13 2014 Minnesota State Fair Grand Champion Female 2014 Iowa State Fair Division Champion

JAB Elsa 401 Pld Sparrows Sanchez 715 T x CCF Ms Bud 0915 P ET Date of Birth: 1/1/2014 2014 Reserve Calf Champion American Royal Junior Show

Also offering additional consignments to the 2015 Black Hills Stock Show and the Iowa Beef Expo! Contact us for your next success story!

JAB Drink In My Hand 45th Reserve National Champion Bull Owned with West Fork Ranch Selling full sib embryos to this Reserve National Champion at the Black Hills Stock Show!

J&A Charolais

Jeff, Angela, Shade & Breeze Bunker 13080 Janus Ave. • Sparta, WI 54656 (608) 269-0008 • (608) 633-5334 cell jacharolais@gmail.com


Looking forward to seeing you in Thanks to all those who supported our program in 2014!

this summer!

WDZ CC Miss Aspen 4013 P ET

National Junior Calf Champion Thank you and congrats to Jake Weber, Iowa Contact us about details on her exciting full brother

WIA WDZ Bella 4032 P ET

Thank you JVS Cattle Co, Louisiana

WDZ Twizzler 4020 P ET Thank you Blair Family, Minnesota Maternal brother sells in Black Hills Stock Show

WDZ CC Katelyn 4014 P ET Thank you Payton Waage, Minnesota

Contact us, we have an exciting set of herd bull prospects available this spring— Chad, Cameo, Sydney & Natalia Zehnder (320) 396-3834 home • (612) 554-2154 cell 982 397th Ave NW • Stanchfield, MN 55080 zehndercattle@gmail.com


Selling at—

Black Hills Stock Show White Rose Ten-Fold

EM830169

An ET son of Keys Ten-Acious out of DJ Ms Unlimited DOB: 5-12-13 BW: 84 lbs. AWW: 828 lbs. AYW: 1,410 lbs.

White Rose North Pole 407 EM845599

An ET son of National Champion WDZ Northern Wind out of CC Katelyn, Supreme Champion Female Minnesota State Fair DOB: 3-12-14 BW: 87 lbs. AWW: 779 lbs.

Sioux Empire Farm Show White Rose Hoo Diablo EM845597

An exciting ET son of CML Diablo 2X out of a maternal sister to the Reserve National Champion, KBC SHF Ms Voodoo 6017 ET.

Also Selling—

White Rose Chisel M845598

A growthy, thick son of Leddy HooDoo out of a Wells Tornado daughter.

Look for pictures and videos on our new website! www.WhiteRoseCharolais.com

Roger Hinrichs 15766 Evans Ave NW • Clearwater, MN 55320 Cell: 763-286-2145 rhinrichs@centrasota.com


Power Up Your Herd With Powerful Genetics!

NGC Lender 404B ET 6100 x LT Ledger 0332 P EPDs: CE: 5.6 BW: 0.3 WW: 38 YW:73 M:13 MTL:32 BW: 90 lbs. AWW: 846 lbs.

Sells at Iowa Beef Expo February 9, 2015!

M6 MS 761 Nancy 6100 P ET EF1061246 EPDs: BW: 2.0 WW: 39 YW: 69 M:16 MTL: 35 Top 2% MTL, 3% WW, 3% YW and 10% M A powerful blend of eye appeal, performance, genetics and EPDs makes 6100 a donor we are building around. Her sons are herd sires in commercial and purebred herds, and her daughters are becoming powerful brood cows. Look for her sons selling at consignment sales this winter. We will have calves sired by Ledger, Cooley Royce and Bells & Whistles being born in 2015. Co- owned with Double-H Charolais

NGC Investor 406B ET 6100 x LT Ledger 0332 P

EPDs: CE: 5.6 BW: 0.3 WW: 38 YW:73 M:13 MTL:32 BW: 87 lbs. AWW: 806 lbs.

Sells at Black Hills Stock Show February 3, 2015!

Introducing SM MS Smokester Y150P to our Donor Program! Our pick of the entire DeBruycker program, where her deep body, moderate frame and eye appeal caught our attention. Then her EPDs, pedigree and calf’s performance made her the easy pick of the herd. We are excited about her future. Co- owned with Double-H Charolais

SM MS Smokester Y150 P F1143150 EPDs: BW: 2.4 WW: 36 YW: 54 M: 15 MTL: 33 Top 4% MTL, 7% WW, 15% M, 20% YW

Dennis, Kari, Brandon, and Dustin Fischer 52917 295th St., Grove City, MN 56243 Home: 320-857-3044 Email: northgrovecharolais@gmail.com www.northgrovecharolais.com


Dates to Remember May 10 — Junior National Entry Deadline May 20 — Junior National Late Entry Deadline & Ownership Deadline July 5-10 — 2015 AIJCA Junior National Show & Leadership Conference

Headquarter Hotel:

Radisson Hotel Roseville Reservations: (800) 333-3333 Charolais Junior National Rate:$99/night + tax Rate cut-off: June 18, 2015

Visit www.charolaisusa.com for updates or Like us on Facebook! facebook.com/AIJCA

Additional Hotel Block: Holiday Inn Express Roseville Reservations: (800) 451-7258 Charolais Junior National Rate: $119/night + tax

Rate cut-off: June 6, 2015

For Sponsorship or Volunteer Opportunities, contact — Fundraising Chair: Planning Committee Chair:

Rodney Balvitsch 507-649-1446 rbalvitsch@agquest.biz

Kim Coudron 763-286-4157 kcoudron@aol.com

AICA Director of Junior Activities: Kaitlyn Lewis 816-464-2474 ext. 201 klewis@charolaisusa.com

When you are a Member of the MN/WI Junior Charolais Association The Minnesota Youth Beef Experience Program awarded heifer calves to seven FFA and 4-H youth at the Minnesota Beef Expo. Each winner is responsible for raising, breeding and maintaining complete records on care of the animal while providing monthly progress reports to the original owner and the Minnesota Beef Expo. Congratulations to Katie Moller, Princeton, MN! She received the Charolais heifer donated by White Ember Charolais, Menomonie, WI on behalf of the MN/WI Charolais Association. Thanks To Our Charolais Sponsors Who Make This Possible: Stony Brook Livestock Laumann Charolais Nelson Charolais 2H Cattle Company Liebelt Charolais White Ember Charolais One Penny Ranch RJB Cattle Kathrein Charolais HB Farms

Schoenfeld Stock Farm LLC North Grove Charolais Eklund Charolais J&A Charolais Double-H Charolais Redalen Cattle Company Mike and Amy Brass Polzin Cattle Zehnder Cattle Pat McGunegill

The MWJCA is a fun group of junior Charolais breeders who build friendships, compete in many events and learn valuable life lessons in a positive environment. It’s something great for the whole family—Join today! Look for us at all of these events: MWJCA 2015 Events: MN/WI Junior Field Day AIJCA Junior National Minnesota State Fair Minnesota Beef Expo World Beef Expo

Contact Junior Advisor Rodney and Jolene Balvitsch 507-649-1446 for more information about getting involved!


Minnesota / Wisconsin Charolais Association Officers Junior Advisor............... Rodney Balvitsch Junior Advisor............... Kari Fischer

President............................. Chris Polzin

Darwin, MN • (320) 693-2846 • polzin@hutchtel.net

Vice President..................... Dale Hecht

Grove City, MN • (320) 693-9568 • dale@2hcattlecompany.com

Secretary............................. Roger Hinrichs

Clearwater, MN •(320) 558-2371 • rhinrichs@centrasota.com

Treasurer.............................. Jeff Bunker

Sparta, WI • (608) 269-0008 • jacharolais@gmail.com

AICA/Charolais Journal North Central Representative..............Colt Keffer

(765) 376-8784 • ckeffer@charolaisusa.com

American-International Charolais Association 11700 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City, MO 64153 (816) 464-5759 • www.charolaisusa.com

Members Larry & Kathy Balvitsch Stony Brook Livestock 539 110th Ave SE Foley, MN 56329 (320) 968-7735 (320) 249-9271 Rodney & Jolene Balvitsch RJB Cattle 7324 SW 74th Ave Ellendale, MN 56026 (507) 451-0992 (507) 649-1446 rjbcattle@myclearwave.net Michael & Amy Brass Mill Iron Lazy 5 Cattle Co. 4340 30th Ave. SE Rochester, MN 55094 (507) 536-4030 flatiron@myclearwave.net Jeff & Angela Bunker J & A Charolais 13080 Janus Ave Sparta, WI 54656 (608) 269-0008 jacharolais@gmail.com Walter, Alice & Kim Coudron Coudron Charolais 2417 143rd Street NW Monticello, MN 55362 (763) 286-1998 kcoudron@aol.com Christopher Eklund Eklund Charolais 33698 Hupp Street NE Cambridge, MN 55008 (763) 691-8074 Carter, Doug & Mike Feuchtenberger Highview Charolais 46703 255th Street Morris, MN 56267 (320) 589-2028 Brandon Fischer 52917 295th Street Grove City, MN 56243 (320) 857-2855 (320) 693-5933 fischers@hutchtel.net Dennis & Kari Fischer North Grove Charolais 52917 295th Street Grove City, MN 56243 (320) 857-2855 (320) 693-5933 fischers@hutchtel.net

Ryan & Jamie Gerlach Flying JRL 11972 Alder St. Finlayson, MN 55735 (320) 233-7268 Greg & Karen Gosen Silvercrest Charolais 68831 150th Street Albert Lea, MN 56007 (507) 852-2920 silvercrestcharolais@gmail.com Raymond & Connie Goulet 10129 75th Ave. NE Foley, MN 56329 320-387-2898 Dale & Jill Hecht 2H Cattle Company 33695 CSAH 30 Grove City, MN 56243 (320) 693-9568 dale@2hcattlecompany.com

Duane & Susan Kuester White Ember Charolais N5709 330th Street Menomonie, WI 54751 (715) 235-3047 dskueste@pressenter.com Dan & Shauna Laufenberg N11471 Section One Rd. Hixton, WI 54635 608-386-3593 Laumann Charolais 16375 County Rd. 122 Mayer, MN 55360 (952) 955-1700 (612) 490-2254 cell laumanncharolais@frontiernet.net Oscar, Connie & Carmen Liebelt Liebelt Charolais W 486 County Road A Mindoro, WI 54644 (608) 486-4097

Harlin & Sue Hecht Double H Charolais 16732 283rd Street Paynesville, MN 56362 (320) 243-4386 doubleh@lakedalelink.net

Randy & Joyce Lipinski South View Farm 59083 CSAH 36 Eden Valley, MN 55329 (320) 453-2074 joyce@sparboe.com

Mark & Becky Hecht Double H Charolais 639 Washburne Ave Paynesville, MN 56362 (320) 243-7899 mhecht@lakedalelink.net

Pat McGunegill 278 20th Ave Jasper, MN 56144 mcgun@svtv.com

Louis Hinrichs Hinrichs Charolais Farm 9075 40th Street NE Clara City, MN 56222 Roger Hinrichs White Rose Charolais 15766 Evans Ave NW Clearwater, MN 55320 (320) 558-2371 rhinrichs@centrasota.com Gregory & Gail Holtz HB Farms 11581 130th Street Little Falls, MN 56345 (320) 632-4696 Clint & Roxanne Kathrein 11865 195th Street Little Falls, MN 56345 (320) 632-4132 kathreink@clearwire.net

Michael and Michelle Miller 28933 872nd Ave Austin, MN 55912 Moller Family Heritage Cattle Company LLC. 105 1/2 6th Ave S Princeton, MN 55371 Dwain, Barb, Katie & Rachel Nelson Nelson Charolais 42146 115th Ave, Rice, MN 56367 320-253-7482 kenelson44@hotmail.com Chris & Leslie Polzin Polzin Cattle 26450 665th Ave Darwin, MN 55324 (320) 693-2846 Judd & Abbie Redalan Rt 1 Box 120 Fountain, MN 55935 (507) 421-0123 redalen@acegroup.com

Steve & Carol Reinhardt 4 R Charolais 34996 480th Street Palisade, MN 56469 (218) 847-6818 Keith & Jennifer Schoenfeld Schoenfeld Stock Farm LLC 73412 420th Ave Lakefield, MN 56150 (507) 839-3212 Jim Volz 711 E Willis Street, Box 162 Hwy 169 S Elmore, MN 56027 (507) 943-3865 Kyle & Dan Wakefield Wakefield Farms 20701 150th Street New Richland, MN 56072 (507) 465-3756 kylerwakefield@gmail.com Larry & Joyce Wakefield Wakefield Farms 20701 150th Street New Richland, MN 56072 (507) 465-3756 Val & Bev Watje Val Watje & Family Charolais 31273 810th Street Brewster, MN 56119 (507) 842-5694 bvwatje@swnet.com Vincent & Suzanne Watje JDJ Charolais 7233 NW Hwy 12 Willmar, MN 56201 (320) 599-4457 suzanne_watje@hotmail.com Chad & Cameo Zehnder Zehnder Cattle 982 397th Ave. NW Stanchfield, MN 55080 (320) 396-3834 Dick & Linda Zehnder WDZ Herds 3748 Town Hall Road NE Sauk Rapids, MN 56379 (320) 253-0680 Bill & Penny Zimmerman One Penny Ranch 17358 165th Ave. NE Foley, MN 56329 (800) 395-4942 onepennyranch@yahoo.com


PZC Brooklyn 939P ET

PZC Firefly 837 P ET

WDZ RJB Shenanigan 6005 P ET

WDZ Tiffany 7001 P ET

Firemaker x Wind EPDs: 3.7 32 55 10 26 1.0

Fire Water x Thomas 0641 EPDs: 1.3 26 55 11 24 1.1

Precision x Wind EPDs: 0.8 21 28 -10 0 0.7

Join us in Minnesota for the 2015 AIJCA Junior National July 5-10!

Budsmydad x Wind EPDs: 1.1 26 49 12 25 0.9

SUCCESS

Thank you to those who have invested in Nelson Charolais Genetics in the past year! INQUIRIES Welcome on ALL Donors Embryos, Show Heifers, Bulls AVAILABLE PRIVATE TREATY

Iowa Beef Expo February 9, 2015

Consignments:

2 Herd Bull Prospects

Brooklyn x Wrangler Top 2% for WW and 7% for YW

Dwain, Barb, Katie & Rachel Nelson 42146 115th Ave • Rice, MN 56367 (320) 253-7482 • (320) 290-5136 kenelson44@hotmail.com


C

harolais cattle have been a passion for the Zimmerman family for over 50 years, and we plan to continue that family tradition. In 1959, our family brought our first Charolais cattle to Minnesota purchased from Charley Litton. And, the Zimmermans were Charter Members of the Minnesota Charolais Association. Our genetic program is unique – based on combinations of the pioneer Litton Ranch herd sire, FWT Bar 951 (Sam 951) and his sons and One Penny Blanco Flash 6424, the homozygous polled, multi-year Yearling Weight EPD Trait Leader. These proven sires have been mated with LT Unlimited Ease 9108, LT Rio Bravo 3181 and other leading sires from the Lindskov-Thiel program.

Watch for these One Penny Ranch consignments to these Iowa Cattlemen Association Bull Test Sales — Friday, March 27 at Dunlap, IA • One Penny Distance 461

LT Distance 5025 x WCR Sir Impress 1325

• One Penny Silver Sam 468

Money Train (Sam 951 x Shoestring Rock 8D) x LT Silver Value 2122

FWT Bar 951 (Sam 951)

Friday, May 1 at Tama, IA

• One Penny Polled Sam 4951

Sam 951 x LT Unlimited Ease 9108

• One Penny Mr Marbler 476

SCM Montana Marbler G216 x Schurrtop-DC Intimidator

Keep posted for announcement of our Fall 2015 Bred Female Dispersal

One Penny Blanco Flash 6424 Pld

Selling every bred purebred cow 8-years and younger and bred 2014 model heifers.

ONE PENNY RANCH

“Beef Genetics that make $ense” Bill and Penny Zimmerman 17358 165th Ave. NE, Foley, MN 56329 320-355-2191– info@onepennyranch.com www.onepennyranch.com

LT Unlimited Ease 9108


RJB Cattle

is excited about hosting the juniors in Minnesota!

If you are interested in sponsoring any part of the 2015 Junior National, please contact us:

RJB Cattle

Rodney, Jolene, Cassy & Cole Balvitsch 7623 SW 74th Ave. • Ellendale, MN 56026 (507) 649-1446 cell rbalvitsch@agquest.biz


Embryos & Calves

For Sale Sired by —

CML Diablo NWMSU Platinum Raile Sovereign J827 BJR Leachman PhD 738 TR PZC Mr Turon 0794 ET Monopoly and Heatwave

Donor – KC Savvyanna 8W ET WDZ Firemaker x LT Unlimited Ease

KC Kiss Me or Not 14A ET CML Diablo 2X x KC Savvyanna 8W

2014 Minnesota State Fair FFA Grand Champion Charolais

KC Trail Boss 31Z ET

CML Diablo 2X x KC Savvyanna 8W • Born: 12-4-12 2013 & 2014 Minnesota State Fair Reserve Champion Bull

Look for him and a full brother, KC Vortex 1B, selling at the Black Hills Stock Show!

Kathrein Charolais Clint, Roxane, Kaylee & Kendra Kathrein 11865 195th St Little Falls, MN 56345 Cell: 320-232-7336 kathreink@clearwire.net


SS 8004 P HCF PRINCE ur

stern Sp Bluegrass x We Distance Calf by Silver Bull

2014 Bull Calf Crop Average — BW: 90 lbs. • AWW: 711 lbs.

EJ W BREEZE STAGECOACH 225

Stagecoach x LT Wyoming Breeze 7188 P

Dam is a foundation female at Lindskov-Thiel still in production at 17 years-old with 79 progeny recorded. The dam of many herd changers like LT-WC Templeton 1483 Pld.

Bull Calf by Money Maker

Bulls & Females for Sale Private Treaty Sires include

LT Ledger 0332 P • LT Blue Value 7903 ET LT Long Distance 9001 Pld • LT Silver Distance 5342P LT Money Maker 0092 P– Calving Ease Specialist LT Blue Grass 0392 P– 3/4 sib to Ledger

HCF AIREY 9006 PLD One of the top cows at Highview.

Easy Blend x Western Spur Bull Calf by Ledger

Highview Charolais Farm

HCF EDEN 1023 P Bluegrass x Western Spur • Heifer Calf by Money Maker

26635 US Hwy 59 • Morris, MN 56267 Carter, Amanda, Seth, Eli & Isaac Feuchtenberger Carter (320) 815-8997 • Amanda (320) 282-2937 highview@fedtel.net


Polled Performance Family Farming Since 1937 - Charolais Seedstock Since 1962

A Name you can trust for Performance Tested Charolais and Red Angus Bulls

Baldridge Fasttrack 82F Pld

LT Council 0150 Pld

EPDs: CE: 14 BW: -3.0 WW: 26 YW: 38 M: 14 MCE: 8 TM: 26

EPDs: CE: 5.0 BW: 0.1 WW: 25 YW: 41 M: 10 MCE: 4.8 TM: 23

Fall 2014 AICA Trait Leader AICA Roll of Excellence Sire

Sire: Winn Mans Lanza 610S Dam: LT Missy 2160 Pld AICA Dam of Distinction

Using these Top Sires thru A.I. ­— LT Ledger 0332 P LT Blue Value 7903 ET LT Bluegrass 4017 P

WR Wrangler W601 TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET LT Bridger 9191 Pld

LT Sundance 2251 P TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET LT Long Distance 9001 Pld

Keys All State 149X

Semen Packages in Cooley Royce 1107T39 and M6 Bells & Whistles 258 P

Herd Sire Prospects selling at the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association Performance Tested Bull Sales: March 27, 2015 – Dunlap, Iowa May 1, 2015 – Tama, Iowa Also selling an outstanding set at the Black Hills Stock Show — Feb. 3, 2015 and Iowa Beef Expo — Feb. 9, 2015 Call for catalogs! A sincere thank you to ALL of our past customers! Polled Bulls & Females for sale off the farm at all times Kyle & Emily Wakefield (507) 402-4640 Larry & Joyce Wakefield (507) 317-3086 20701 150th St. • New Richland, MN 56072 P.O. Box 83 • Hartland, MN 56042 kylerwakefield@gmail.com Dan Wakefield (507) 475-1749 Original Charter Member Minnesota Charolais Association www.breedingcattlepage.com/wakefieldfarms

Wakefield Farms


A sampling of the WF cowherd backed by our Senior Herd Sire Baldridge Fasttrack: WF Fasttracks Tara 724 Pld F1066892

EPDs: CE: 8.3 BW: -0.5 WW: 23 YW: 38 M: 10 MCE: 6.4 TM: 22

Fasttrack x PF Impressed AICA Sterling Dam of Distinction Top 9% CE

WF Miss Moneymaker 824 Pld F1086845

EPDs: CE: 3.2 BW: 2.1 WW: 40 YW: 77 M: 12 TM: 32

Grid Maker x Fasttrack (Dam of Distinction) Top 3% WW, 1% YW, 5% TM

OHRR 53T Foxxy 54X

A sample of our Red Angus Females:

Dakota Landmark x 4L Advantage Has a purebred herd sire prospect by Red Fine Line Mulberry selling at the Iowa Beef Expo.

Thank You

Brett Beavers, Beavers Charolais, Iowa for your purchase — Choice of Heifer Pregnancy & Recipient, LT Ledger x Mustang Suzie (full sib to Mustang Sally) in the 36th National Sale in Kansas City. Check with us for progeny out of LT Ledger, M6 Bells & Whistles x Mustang Suzie! Call for more Information!! Make plans to stop in and view our herd when your at the 2015 Junior National-we are in the corner of I-35 and I-90,we would be glad to show you the cattle!

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Look for our upcoming 2015 Sales —

PZC TR Desirae 012

2014 Grand Champion Charolais Female at Agribition In the Top 10 for the Beef Supreme Challenge

April 20th

Spring Thaw Online Embryo Sale on Breeder's World

September 20th

Fall Freeze Online Embryo Sale on Breeder's World

November 22nd

Polzin Cattle Leading Ladies Online Heifer and Embryo Sale

2014 Ohio State Fair Champion Steer

Chris, Leslie, Brooke, Desirae and Colton Polzin 26450 665th Ave., Darwin, MN 55324 Chris Cell 612-916-0105 Leslie Cell 320-282-2497 polzin@hutchtel.net www.polzincattle.com


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A Quality Program

Bulls, Semen, Embryos For Sale

C H A R O L A I S B R E E D E R S QUALITY plus PERFORMANCE Richard Clark Box 9 • Tazewell, TN 37879 (423) 626-5892 • volunteer1971@yahoo.com Randell Meyers Jr. • (423) 626-6257 Your Source for Seedstock Since 1971

“Mid Tenn Charolais where Tenn is quality and not quantity for perfection.” JDS Profit Maker 037 P

EPDs: 0.6 22 40 16 27

Ms King Jackie Sue 615 Pld Wyoming Wind x Jackpot x JWK Chloe E225ET

• 2007 Tennessee State ROE Charolais Show Grand Champion Female

CE 3.1

BW 0.7

WW 33

YW 57

M 26

TM 42

914 x HBR Lady GI 207 P ET

M&R

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1131 Nance Road New Market, TN 37820 Rodney King (865) 850-7016 Max King (865) 850-4411

Little W Farm M6 Full Speed 109P

David & Barbara Sullivan 123 Sullivan Dr. • Manchester, TN 37355 Mobile: (931) 607-1580 • E-mail: jdsoo77@gmail.com

COW POWER

MCF Lady GI Duke 5003 PET (F1022001)

EPDs: 1.4 39 71 9 29

Mike & Connie Watkins Kellie & Scott Porter and Kristie & Jarrod Buhler

Lebanon, TN 37087 (615) 444-3114 or (615) 642-0976 Come check out our bulls, females and ET Program!

M6 Led Weight 609 (M732626) CE 7.3

BW 1.1

WW 38

YW 83

M 10

TM 30

REA Marb 0.65 0.06

M6 Trademark 344 P x M6 Ms Mark 9485 Semen $20/ no signing

es Charolais ReavKyle Reaves 5840 West Allens Bridge Greenville, TN 37743 (423) 237-3042

Bloodlines from 2244, 914, Cigar, Wyoming Wind and D040

Performance • Pedigree • Polled

Bamboo Passport 1327 Passport x 914 x D029

WELCOME GROVE CHAROLAIS Cooley Royce 1107T39 Pld

EJ Impressive Smoke 881 P Smokester x D040

M745957 2-19-07 BW: 86 lbs.

CMF 241 Rio Blanco 378R Maternal Brother to Gridiron

Adj. WW/R: 749 lbs./115 Adj. YW/R: 1,395 lbs./120 Adj Yrlg. REA/R: 16.25 sq. in./119.3

CMF 159 Windy 241 Dam of Gridiron CE -3.1

BGC Ms Windy Cigar 832 ET Wind x Cigar x Montana Rocky

Garrett Charolais Bill Garrett

5295 Hwy. 70 E • Crossville, TN 38555 (931)-456-5236 • (931) 265-3151 cell 82  

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1120 Welcome Grove Rd. Mosheim, TN 37818 (423) 422-7234

YW 73

M 22

MCE -2.8

TM 37

SC 1.2

CW REA F MB 23 0.25 0.003 0.18

Semen: $20/Straw; $30 Signing Contact: Bovine Elite, LLC.

2760 Renfro Rd. • Jefferson City, TN 37760 (865) 475-8266 • (865) 599-5075 cell

CMF 241 Gridiron 437W – M788653 Grid Maker x Wind

Silas Maxwell

WW 30

Roy May & Son

: Semen / aw $20 Str g nin No Sig

BW WW YW -1.1 24 48

BW 2.1

M 10

TM REA MARB 22 0.37 0.04

Lynn Hankins 16 Larkspur Lane Greeneville, TN 37745 (423) 620-8333

Space Available Contact Floyd Wampler (423) 612-2144


REVIEW

SALES Charolais Sale Results Sales are listed in sale date order. A list of sales in this issue is provided below. Oklahoma Charolais Bull Sale Vedvei Charolais Ranch and Jensen Charolais Ranch Dakota Standard Production Sale 4th Annual Meadows Creek Black & White Bull Sale Genetrust Bull Sale at Cavender’s Neches River Ranch South Dakota Charolais Classic Sonderup Charolais Ranch & Friends Foundation Female Sale 23rd Annual Rancher’s Choice Charolais Bull Sale Wright Charolais Fourth Annual Female Sale Charolais Source Bull Sale Ridder Farms The Showgirls Sale Volume IV

Oklahoma Charolais Bull Sale Checotah, Okla.  November 8, 2014 Auctioneer: Greg Clifton, Hurst, Texas Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service, College Station, Texas Average: 70 Lots.......................................... $4,119 Not included in the above average: 1 Percentage Charolais Bull................ $3,500 Total Sale Gross.............................. $291,800 By: Wes Chism High-selling lots: $7,500 – Bull. FH Wind 311 P ET, 2-24-13, by LT Wyoming Wind 4020 Pld. From Fox Hollow Farm, Catoosa, Okla. To Skeans Cattle Co, Gainesville, Texas. $6,000 – Bull. RLL Riverdale P114, 1-12-13, by EC/RLL Problem Solved 7076 Pld. From Riverdale Land & Livestock, Sunset Hills, Mo. To Davidson Ranch, Cisco, Texas. $5,750 – Bull. WH Alex 305 Pld, 2-7-13, by PR Sir Duke 6105 ET P. From Windy Hills Charolais, Cedar Hills, Mo. To Coyote Hills Ranch, Oaks, Okla. $5,750 – Bull. CR Opie 7624, 9-2-13, by SRC Mr Opie T113. From C&R Farms, Nashville, Tenn. To Scott Ranch, Muldrow, Okla. $5,750 – Bull. CR Standard 1125, 10-12-13, by Hales Mr Standard 057. From C&R Farms. To Scott Ranch, Muldrow.

Vedvei Charolais Ranch and Jensen Charolais Ranch Dakota Standard Production Sale Lake Preston, S.D.  November 8, 2014 Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar, Reva, S.D. Averages: 18 Cow-Heifer Calf Splits.................... $6,203 4 Fall Calving Pairs............................. $4,500 25 Bred Heifers.................................. $4,100 2 Open Heifers.................................. $2,000. 6 Bred Cows....................................... $3,333 55 Lots.......................................... $4,657 Total Sale Gross.............................. $256,150

S.D. Cow to MidTenn Charolais, Manchester, Tenn., for $7,250. Calf to Reppe Ranch, Conde, S.D., for $2,300. $8,000 – Cow-Heifer Split. JCR Impressive 759 P, 3-4-07, by WCR Sir Impress 1325 P. From Jensen Charolais Ranch. Heifer calf, 3-5-14, by One Penny Blanco Flash. Cow to Justin Dikoff, Faulkton, S.D., for $6,000. Calf to Reppe Ranch for $2,000. $6,250 – Bred Heifer. VCR Miss Silverman 302 P, 1-29-13, by VCR Sir Silverman 508 P. From Vedvei Charolais Ranch, Lake Preston, S.D. To MidTenn Charolais. $6,000 – Bred Heifer. JCR Miss Flash 330 P, 2-19-13, by One Penny Blanco Flash 6424. From Jensen Charolais Ranch. To Sandmeier Charolais, Bowdle, S.D. $5,500 – Fall Calving Cow. VCR Ms Ruby 1014 P, 9-4-10, by HC Rhinestone 8355. From Vedvei Charolais Ranch. To MidTenn Charolais. $5,000 – Fall Calving Cow. VCR Miss Dakota Vision 702 P TW, 8-17-07, by WCR Sir Vision 4246 P. From Vedvei Charolais Ranch. To Stephen and Mona Harp, Mt. Vernon, Mo.

4th Annual Meadows Creek Black & White Bull Sale Arcadia, Fla.  November 14, 2014 Auctioneer: Kenny Rainey, Bartow, Fla. Sale Manager: Carl McKettrick, Arcadia Stockyard, Arcadia, Fla. 43 2-Year-Old Charolais Bulls....... $5,476 Not included in the average above: 3 Charolais x Angus Bulls................... $5,500 15 Angus Bulls................................... $5,013 2 Brahman Bulls................................ $6,375 Total Sale Gross.............................. $339,910 High-selling lots: $8,250 – Bull. MC Shurr Good 268, 1-19-13, from M6 Shurrtop 5226. To J Bar C Ranch, Sarasota, Fla. $7,750 – Bull. MC Shurr Sky 2111, 1-6-13, from M6 Shurrtop 5226. To Bar Crescent S Ranch, Wauchula, Fla.

By: Colt Keffer

$7,500 – Bull. MC Pat Silver 279, 9-15-12, from BJR Super Silver 719. To Bar Crescent S Ranch.

High-selling lots: $9,550 – Cow-Heifer Split. JCR Miss Charter 146 P, 2-24-11, by JCR/LT Charter 8110 P. Heifer calf, 3-14-14, by VCR Gemstone 040. From Jensen Charolais Ranch, Lake Preston,

Note: Bulls sold to Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Kansas.

$7,500 – Bull. MC Nebraska 2104, 10-16-12, from OW Sandcreek S179. To Bar Crescent S Ranch.

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Genetrust Bull Sale at Cavender’s Neches River Ranch Jacksonville, Texas  November 15, 2014 Auctioneer: Doak Lambert, Coppell, Texas Averages: 55 Coming 2 Year-Old Bulls................ $5,964 9 Yearling Bulls.................................. $4,139 64 Lots.......................................... $5,707 Total Sale Gross.............................. $365,250 By: Wes Chism High-selling lots: $12,000 – Bull. JGS Mr LS Thunder A323, 3-2-13, by LT Long Shot 1045 Pld. From Sturgess Double S Cattle, Larue, Texas. To Chris Link, Center, Texas, and Trinity Valley Community College, Athens, Texas. (2/3 interest and full possession) $10,000 – Bull. CR Mr Turton 632A3, 2-2313, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. From Cavender Ranches, Jacksonville, Texas. To Howard Rambur, Sidney, Mont. $9,000 – Bull. JGS Mr LR L022 Tradition A387, 6-17-13, by LT Long Rifle 1068 Pld. From Sturgess Double S Cattle. To Charles Crochet, Lafayette, La., and Chris Hardee, Chiefland, Fla. $8,500 – Bull. JGS Mr LS Ease A336, 3-2213, by LT Long Shot 1045 Pld. From Sturgess Double S Cattle. To Johnny Walker, Houston, Texas. $8,000 – Bull. CR New Standard 7220A, 2-19-13, by M6 New Standard 842 P ET. From Cavender Ranches. To Bo Rogers, Simms, Texas. $8,000 – Bull. JGS Mr Ledger A318, 2-28-13, by LT Ledger 0332 P. From Sturgess Double S Cattle. To Baird Brothers, Avery, Texas. $7,000 – Bull. CR Mr Turton 0096A, 3-16-13, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. From Cavender Ranches. To Katie Spencer, Beaumont, Texas.

South Dakota Charolais Classic Mitchell, S.D.  November 15, 2014 Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar, Belle Fourche, S.D. Averages: 17 Bred Heifers.................................. $4,591 16 Open Heifers................................. $3,656 6 Bred Cows....................................... $2,692 39 Purebred Lots.......................... $3,915 Not included in the above averages: J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5   83


1 Composite Heifer............................. $3,000 3 Composite Steers............................. $2,250 13 Embryos........................................... $200 Total Sale Gross.............................. $165,045 By: Colt Keffer High-selling lots: $7,250 – Bred Heifer. EC Miss Throttle 310 Pld, 4-1-13, by JS Full Throttle 1353 Pld. From Eggleston Charolais, Wessington, S.D. To J/D Cattle Company, Nebraska City, Neb. $7,000 – Open Heifer. Wells Ms Autumn 308, 9-9-13, by Sparrows Reliance 901W. From Wells Charolais, Conde, S.D. To Dynamic Z Charolais, Lake Park, Iowa. $6,500 – Bred Heifer. EC Valerie 313 Pld, 2-8-13, by LT Blue Value 7903 ET. From Eggleston Charolais. To Wade Christensen, Wessington Springs, S.D. $6,000 – Open Heifer. EC Pearl 430 Pld, 2-27-14, by JS Full Throttle 1353 Pld. From Eggleston Charolais. To Marlon Thompson, St. Paul, Neb. $6,000 – Open Heifer. Wells Ms Coffee 415, 5-3-14, by SCH Cowboy Cut 1052 Pld. From Wells Charolais. To Emma Watje, Lake Park, Iowa. $5,750 – Bred Heifer. Wells Ms Fargo 3855, 3-11-13, by Sparrows Fargo 811U. From Wells Charolais. To Sandmeier Charolais, Bowdle, S.D. $5,750 – Bred Heifer. Wells Ms Reliance, 4-20-13, by Sparrows Reliance 901W. From Wells Charolais. To Sandmeier Charolais.

23rd Annual Rancher’s Choice Charolais Bull Sale Nixon, Texas  December 6, 2014 Auctioneer: Greg Clifton, Hurst, TX. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service, College Station, Texas Average: 83 Lots.......................................... $5,439 Total Sale Gross.............................. $451,450 By: Wes Chism High-selling lots: $15,000 – Bull. RE Cigar Dynasty 333 ET, 3-17-13, by LHD Cigar E46. From Evans Charolais, Brownwood, Texas. To Bruce Roy, Mansura, La. $10,000 – Bull. BC Cooley Duke A18 PET, 3-12-13, by Cooley Royce 1107T39. From Buddy’s Charolais, Godley, Texas, to Struthoff Ranch, San Antonio, Texas. $10,000 – Bull. Endsley’s Easy Edge 310, 1-23-13, by Endsley’s Perfect Edge 057. From Endsley’s Farm, Hastings, Mich. To Straube Ranch, Yorktown, Texas. $8,000 – Bull. Endsley’s Payoff 395, 3-31-13, by Endsley’s Edge Guy 024. From Endsley’s Farm. To Obenhaus Ranch, Eagle Lake, Texas. $7,500 – Bull. Bara Mr President 64Z, 11-1512, by CJC Mr President T122. From Arlitt Ranch, Poteet, Texas. To Strulthoff Ranch. $7,500 – Bull. Endsley’s President Blue 354, 3-5-13, by CJC Mr President T122. From Endsley’s Farm. To Schmidt Brothers, Hallettsville, Texas.

Sonderup Charolais Ranch & Friends Foundation Female Sale Wright Charolais Fourth Grand Island, Neb.  November 22, 2014 Annual Female Sale Auctioneer: Matt Lowery, Burwell, Neb. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Services, Oakley, Kan. Averages: 31 Bred Heifers.................................. $4,506 15 Open Heifers................................. $3,143 12 Bred Cows..................................... $4,058 5 Pregnant Recips............................... $4,840 63 Lots.......................................... $4,123 Not included in the above averages: 2 Composite Heifers........................... $2,400 3 Steers.............................................. $2,816 Total Sale Gross.............................. $273,000 By: Colt Keffer High-selling lots: $13,000 – Bred Heifer. SCR Miss Triumph 3111, 2-5-13, by SCR Tuffy 0119. From Sonderup Charolais, Fullerton, Neb. To Went Blacks, Creston, Neb. $8,500 – Bred Heifer. SCR Miss Triumph 3133, 2-18-13, by SCR Tuffy 0119. From Sonderup Charolais. To Funk Charolais, Omaha, Neb. $6,500 – Bred Heifer. SCR Miss Triumph 3175, 3-16-13, by SCR Tuffy 0119. From Sonderup Charolais. To Troy Strnad, Wellington, Kan. $6,250 – Bred Heifer. SCR Miss Triumph 3137, 2-21-13, by SCR Tuffy 0119. From Sonderup Charolais. To Funk Charolais. $6,250 – Bred Heifer. SCR Miss Triumph 3152, 3-4-13, by SCR Tuffy 0119. From Sonderup Charolais. To Ben and Jamie Keep, Scotia, Neb. $ 6,250 – Bred Heifer. FC Ms Tuffy 3202 P, 2-8-13, by SCR Tuffy 0119. From Funk Charolais. To Russell Lewis, Leoti, Kan. 84   J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5

Kearney, Mo.  December 6, 2014 Auctioneer: Rob Nord, Clinton, Ill. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales, Oakley Kan. Averages: 28 1/2 Bred Heifers............................ $5,507 10 Open Heifers............................... $10,040 15 Bred Cows..................................... $4,220 5 Fall Cow-Calf Pairs........................... $5,400 58 1/2 Lots.................................... $5,943 Total Sale Gross.............................. $347,650 By: David Hobbs High selling-lots: $25,000 – Bred Heifer. WC Clarice 2533 P ET, 10-8-12, by LT Ledger 0332 P. Bred to LT Long Distance 9001 P. To Pat Maher, Timberlake, S.D. (one-half embryo interest.) $23,000 – Open Heifer. WC Iggy 4103 P ET, 1-3-14, by M6 New Standard 842 P ET. To Cavender Ranches, Jacksonville, Texas. $17,500 – Open Heifer. CCC Ms Buds Elvira 413 Pld, 2-8-14, by WC CCC Bud Heavy 903 Pld ET. From Cody Cattle Co., Richmond, Mo. To JVS Cattle Co., Sulphur, La. $15,000 – Open Heifer. WC Ariana 4165 P ET, 3-7-14, by LT-WC Templeton 1483 Pld ET. To Cody White, Rush Springs, Okla. $12,000 – Bred Heifer. WC Asta 3036 P, 2-10-13, by LT Long Distance 9001 Pld. Bred to LT Rushmore 8060. To Alec Campbell, Free Union, Va. $10,500 – Open Heifer. WC Laci 4024 P, 1-25-14, by LT Ledger 0332 P. To Alec Campbell.

$10,500 – Open Heifer. WC Desire 4272 P, 2-15-14, by LT-WC Templeton 1483 Pld ET. To JVS Cattle Co. $8,500 – Bred Heifer. WC CCC Sweetheart 3107 P ET, 1-4-13, by WC CCC Bud Heavy 903 Pld ET. Bred to WC Big Ben 9036 P. From Wright Charolais and Cody Cattle Co. To Conrad Stipp, Mullica Hill, N.J. $8,500 – Bred Heifer. WC Clarice 3227 P ET, 2-17-13, by LT-WC Templeton 1483 Pld ET. Bred to WC Doubletree 2009 P. To Ben Mower, Altamont, Utah. Note: Females sold into 15 states.

Charolais Source Bull Sale Chester, S.C.  December 13, 2014 Auctioneer: Andy Elmore, Fallston, N.C. Averages: 41 Bulls.............................................. $2,996 14 Heifers........................................... $2,354 55 Lots.......................................... $2,833 Total Sale Gross.............................. $155,800 High-selling lots: $5,000 – Bull. Mazeppa Doubt 453, 9-2-13, by Mr Mazeppa No Doubt 300. From Mazeppa Charolais, Mt. Ulla, N.C. To Henry Vance, Marshville, N.C. $4,800 – Bull. CFR Grid Maker 380 P, 11-413, by CFR Grid Maker 002. From Clayford Ranch Charolais, Patrick, S.C. To Sonny Adkins, Rock Hill, S.C. $3,800 – Bull. Mazeppa Lanza 153, 3-20-13, by Winn Mans Lanza 610S. From Mazeppa Charolais. To Dickie Harper York, S.C. $3,700 – Bull. CFR Edge 318P, 4-6-13, by Mazeppa Edge 820. From Clayford Ranch Charolais. To Dickie Harper. $2,800 – Heifer. CFR Miss Grid Maker 377 P, 10-30-13, by CFR Grid Maker 002. From Clayford Ranch Charolais. To Jimmy Hutto, Rock Hill, S.C. $2,750 – Heifer. CFR Miss Bluegrass 369, 10-13-13, by Cox Sir Bluegrass 1918. From Clayford Ranch Charolais. To Steve Wilson, Bakersville, N.C. $2,700 – Heifer. CFR Miss Bluegrass 376 P, 10-30-13, by Cox Sir Bluegrass 1918. From Clayford Ranch Charolais. To Steve Wilson. $2,700 – Heifer. Ms Mazeppa Perfect 183, 8-16-13, by KC Sir Jordon K42.

Ridder Farms The Showgirls Sale Volume IV Hermann, Mo.  December 13, 2014 Auctioneer: Eddie Burks, Park City, Ky. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales, Oakley, Kan. Averages: 20 Open Heifers................................. $4,020 11 Bred Heifers.................................. $5,214 7 Fall Cow-Calf Pairs........................... $4,164 4 1/2 Bred Cows................................. $4,555 2 Cow-Calf Splits................................. $6,400 44 1/2 Lots.................................... $4,499 Not included in the above averages: 3 Pregnant Recipients......................... $5,233 2 Flushes............................................ $3,600 6 Commercial Open Heifers............... $2,242 12 Embryos........................................... $470 Total Sale Gross.............................. $242,175 By: David Hobbs

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High-selling lots: $12,000 – Bred Heifer. WC RF WIA Ms Turbo 187A, 1-14-13, by TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET. Bred to LT Investment 2292 Pld. From Ridder Farms, Hermann, Mo., Wright Charolais, Richmond, Mo., and Wild Indian Acres, DeSoto, Mo. To Rathmourne Charolais, Port Hope, Mich. $10,000 – Open Heifer. RF Miranda 435, 3-20-14, by LT Ledger 2292 Pld. From Ridder Farms. To Blankenship Family, Nolensville, Tenn. $7,500 – Open ET Heifer and Recipient. DA Passport 502 P X ACE Ms Wienk 1880P, 9-18-14. From Wild Indian Acres. To Mark Rickabaugh, Greeley, Kan. $7,250 – Bred Heifer. RF Vanessa 477Z, 9-12-12, by VCR Sir Duke 914 Pld. Bred to LT Investment 2292 Pld. From Ridder Farms to Troy Strnad, Wellington, Kan. $7,000 – Bred Heifer. RF Ms Stealth 36A P ET, 3-18-13, by KASS/CJB Quiet Riot ET. Bred to LT Ledger 0332 P. From Ridder Farms. To Mallett Farms, Baring, Mo. $7,000 – Open Heifer. RF Southern Spice 402, 1-6-14, by LT Ledger 0332 P. From Ridder Farms. To Troy Strnad. $6,500 – Open Heifer. WIA Megs Lil Sister Pld, 2-13-14, by ACE-RC Elko 52240860PET. From Wild Indian Acres. To Lonnie McWilliams, Liberal, Mo. $6,000 – Choice of ET Calves. LT Ledger 0332 P X SCR Ms Turbo 7003, September 2014. From Wild Indian Acres. To A&L Davis Charolais, DeSoto, Mo., and G4 Charolais Ranch, Bonne Terre, Mo. $5,500 – Open Heifer. UG Ms Marshall 4050, 4-5-14, by JLS Cattle Business 598W Pld. From Utopia Genetics, Grovespring, Mo. To Winter Charolais, Galena, Ill.

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Akin Charolais Jim Akin 6700 County Road 71, Lexington, AL 35648 (256) 229-5395 Res. (256) 710-4897 Cell Home of the Super Grazer 168

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JERRY & SHERRY MALTBY Mobile: (530) 681-5046 P.O. Box 760 Office: (530) 473-2830 Williams, CA 95987 Fax: (530) 473-3278 e-mail: bbr@citlink.net www.brokenboxranch.com

OFakHill arm “Focus on the Family”

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Cattle For Sale Private Treaty

Robert A. Summerford II 4087 Hwy. 31 SW Falkville, AL 35622 Located 12 miles north of Cullman (256) 784-5275 Bus. (256) 784-5888 Res. Alan Summerford • (256) 758-0652 E-Mail: bjrsummerford@charter.net www.bjrsummerford.com

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Scott Tipton 1001 Preacher Campbell Rd. Clarksville, GA 30523

Phone: (706) 754-8462 Cell: (706) 200-6655

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(478) 396-5832

Andrew & Rebecca Foglesong 10830 N. Camp Ellis Rd Ipava, Illinois 61441 Andrew Cell: 309.221.1439 andrewfoglesong00@hotmail.com www.foglesongcharolais.com J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5   85


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Producing quality breeding stock for 55 years. Paul Bertsche & Sons 4540 E. 1700 N. Rd. • Flanagan, IL 61740 Dale (815) 796-2950 cell (815) 674-4419 Steve (815) 796-4440 cell (815) 674-2395 Larry (815) 842-1849 cell (815) 674-2397

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WC Bluegrass 2196

Keith Farms

Marion Keith 6719 State Rt. 154, Tamaroa, IL 62888 (618) 967-0291 • (618) 201-6261 keithinsurance@gmail.com

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March 13 25th Annual bars@gorhamtel.com Bull Sale Paradise, Kansas 67658 David Dickerson Ken Stielow (785) 998-4386 (785) 998-4335

MYRON RUNFT CHAROLAIS Breeding Charolais since 1956 1460 Penn Road Bull Sale • March 23 Belleville, KS 66935 Home (785) 527-5047 Cell (785) 527-1269

#1 Milk Trait Leader

Oakdale Duke 9003 Pld

Duke 135 x Mac 2244 x Tradition 066

EPDs: 8.4 -3.9 27 59 28 6.0 41 1.4

Raising Charolais Since 1962

Ron & Diane Nord & Family 2104 Charolais Lane Bloomington, IL 61704 (309) 828-1448 or (309) 827-0457 (309) 275-0409 Ron cell

Fancy Creek Charolais Purebred Charolais Since 1968

Raile Charolais Farm

17050 Tuttle Creek Blvd. • Randolph, KS 66554 Home: 785-363-2519 • Cell: 785-313-2099 fancycreek@kansas.net www.fancycreekcharolais.com

Rt. 1, Box 389 St. Francis, KS 67756

Don & Charlotte Olsen and family

I N D I A N A M6 Ms E46 Quality 4241 PET

Beef Genetics

Cigar x Duke 761 Power Numbers!

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Private treaty bull sale middle of March

28378 710th Ave • Collins, IA 50055 515-460-3074 • www.beaverscharolais.com

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15523 Tuttle Creek Blvd. Randolph, Ks 66554 Phone/Fax: (785) 293-5106 finkbull1@twinvalley.net www.finkbeefgenetics.com Bull Sale • Oct. 28, 2015

Hubert Charolais Ranch 36th Annual

BC BEAVERS CHAROLAIS Brett, Tina, Madison & Austin Beavers

Megan, Lori & Galen Fink

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Bull Sale 510 Maple Ave. April 7 Oakley, KS 67748 David & Shelby Hubert (785) 672-3528

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VAUGHAN FAMILY RANCH PUREBRED CHAROLAIS ­– ANGUS Corey Vaughan, Ranch Mgr. 14630 E. 44th St. S. Derby, KS 67037 (316) 213-5484 vfrranch@ksu.edu vaughanfamilyranch.com

Cliff (785) 332-2794 William (785) 332-2498 cdr@railecharolais.com www.railebeef.com

Females for Sale Private Treaty

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Charolais • SimAngus • Composites

Spencer & Laci Schrader Weston & Josi 2118 Oxbow Rd., Wells, KS 67467 (785) 488-2135 home (785) 488-7204 Spencer cell (785) 488-7227 Laci cell

schrader@twinvalley.net

Females and bulls for sale private treaty www.schraderranch.com

WOODEN CROSS CATTLE CO. Merle Schlehuber 620-381-1712 557 190th Road = Hillsboro, KS 67063 woodencross@fhrd.net www.WoodenCrossCattleCo.com


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Rambur Charolais

Howard Rambur d 406-489-3255 (cell) Production Sale 2nd Saturday in April

ENDSLEY’S CHAROLAIS FARMS 5590 E State Rd, Hastings ,MI 49058 269-945-5531 or

endsleyscharolaisfarms.com ENDSLEY’S DUKE STONE 257 M641625

BREEDING Quality...

RC Feedlot d RC Cattle Phone: 406-482-3255 • Fax: 406-482-3802 34790 CR 118 • Sidney, MT 59270 Email: rc1@midrivers.com website: www.ramburchar.com

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AICA Multiple Trait Leader Semen: $20/ Straw; $20 Signing Fee

1194 Smith Ridge Rd. Campbellsville, KY 42718 Mitchel Cox - Owner/Gen. Mgr. (270) 465-7584

RC Denver

The Complete Bull FC Turbo 756 P

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EPDs: 0.9 43 54 3 25 0.7 Semen: $25/straw; $30 signing fee Bull Sale • April 8th 88361 575th Ave • Newcastle, NE 68757 Home: 402-692-3704 • Cell: 402-841-9784 kldybdal@nntc.net Larry & Krista Dybdal

Dybdal Charolais

Breeding Quality Charolais Seedstock Since 1962 1/2 Owner of Baldridge Fasttrack

Wakefield Farms

HAYDEN FARM

James, Cathy and Brooke Hayden 4430 Bloomfield Road Bardstown, KY 40004 (502) 349-0005

Larry, Kyle & Dan Wakefield 20701 150th St. • New Richland, MN 56072 (507) 317-3086 • (507) 475-1749

MISSISSIPPI CGC

Crosby Farms

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Cheryle & Greg Crosby 443 Hwy 590 • Seminary, MS 39479 601-466-7377 crosbyfarms.ms@gmail.com CROSBY FARMS on Facebook

WC Passport 3127 PET

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Member of JDJ Maximo A18 P Syndicate

33rd Annual Bull Sale • April 11, 2015

Dave Hebbert (308) 458-2540 Mose Hebbert (308) 458-2329

www.HebbertRanch.com Roy Charolais Bruce Roy

PO Box 191 • Mansura, LA 71350 Cell: (318) 359-1548 • Home: (318) 964-5129

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Franz Ranch 42 Years in the Purebred Charolais Business

Ray, Jon & David Franz

M A R Y L A N D

Home of White Squall Bob & Judy Tibbs (410) 734-6873

3545 Old Level Road Havre de Grace, MD 21078 shadowspringsfarm@comcast.net

13221 CR 339 • Sidney, Montana 59270 Ray (406) 798-3675 Jon (406) 798-7740

Clark & Gail Brevig 676 Quarry View Lane • Lewistown, MT 59457 (406) 538-5579 phone • (406) 538-6479 fax brevig@3riversdbs.net • www.brevigcharolais.com

Visitors always welcome

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Quarter Circle Ranch Karen Ibach 46060 Rd. 793 • Ansley, NE 68814 (308) 732-3370

Dean Churchill Bull Sale HC 37, Box 54 April 14, Valentine, NE 69201 2015 (402) 376-2314 deanchurch1@gmail.com Headquarters Ranch

Mansfield, Missouri Butch Alsup • (417) 926-8416 J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5   87


Schurrtop Angus & Charolais Sure Performance Cattle

www.schurrtop.com

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40842 Farnam Road Farnam, NE 69029 John (308) 569-2520 Ryan (308) 320-4067 Marty (308) 362-4941

Rick & Lisa Wilson Hart Box 865 Chickasha, OK 73023 Office (405) 224-0645 Home (405) 224-0694

LT Easy Ride 1153 Pld

Bill B. King • PO Box 2670, Moriarty, NM

87035 Day (505)220-9909 • Home (505)832-4330

Wagonhammer Ranches Box 548 Albion, NE 68620 (402) 395-2178 or 395-6962

The Total Performance Brand www.wagonhammer.com

NORTH CAROLINA

Castleberry’s

Hilltop C Polled Charolais Pasture Proven Charolais Since 1962 Kirk & Peggy Castleberry

Wagon Wheel Charolais

Rt. 2, Box 8 Ninnekah, OK 73067

Ray D. Winz & Sons

(405) 224-1116 Cell (405) 574-2685

72354 Q Rd. • Holdrege, NE 68949 Ray (308) 995-5515, Doug (308) 991-6941 Steve (308) 567-2286 Contact us for Semen on our Trait Leading Sires.

West Fork Ranch Roseann Wilson (308) 745-1764 RR 1, Box 19 • Loup City, NE 68853

www.westforkranch.com

NORTH DAKOTA Bull Sale • February 21

Zeisler Charolais

DR Stealth 574

27th Annual Bull Sale • March 20

Richard L. Zeisler

Breeding Registered Charolais Since 1959 37th Annual Bull Sale • April 17

90445 476th Ave. • Butte, NE 68722 (402) 775-2569

Gerald and Loretta Effertz and Family PO Box 640 • Velva, ND 58790-0640

(701) 720-1156Roger (701) 720-1363 Kevin (701) 338-2980 Office

Neil (701) 223-5202 Bryan (701) 624-5104 ekrinc@srt.com

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HCR Solution 1107 Pld Solution x Western Edge EPDs: 4.9 -1.6 34 63 11 3.9 28 1.0

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4690 Darlington Road Zanesville, OH 43701 740-453-8908 Docile cattle with meat, EPDs & Do-Ability!

daren statler, dvm 6651 Valley Camp Rd. Greencastle, PA 17225 (717) 729-6453 darenstatler@centurylink.net www.descocharolaisfarm.com


SOUTH CAROLINA

Clay Boscamp 1360 CR 460 Waelder, TX 78959 (830) 857-5130 

clayboscamp@wildblue.net

Nubbin Ridge Farm

Mike King, Farm Manager Quality Seedstock available with a focus on 914 and Cigar genetics! Home of: NRF Sir Duke 538 P M799771- 914 x L02 NRF Mr Smokester 600 P M827341 - Smokester x Cigar x 914 155 Nubbin Ridge Circle (864) 972-9203 home Westminster, SC 29693 (864) 958-1343 cell

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F1120982 Sired by BHD Sly Illusion T3132 Pld

Visitors Welcome

Email: webbcharolais@gmail.com

Herd Sires Bamboo Passport 147 ET LT Distance 2054 Pld Tommy & Sherrille Wilks P.O. Box 118 Patrick, SC 29584 (843) 307-0323

525 Daniels Road • Marshall, TX 75670 David & Linda Oney • (903) 930-0236 www.doubleocharolais.com

RR RR DOUBLE R DEES Full French & Purebred Genetics

David & Georgeanne Webb David Webb Jr. 317 Old Vinland School Road Easley, SC 29640 H: (864) 246-6203 C: (864) 640-7756

Double O Charolais

Stop by our stalls in Denver & Ft. Worth! Liverpool, Texas Larry Ludeke (832) 439-4666 E-mail: larryl@qiminc.com www.barjcharolaisfarm.com

CHAROLAIS

Roy R. & Sammye L. Dees

1168 CR 236, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961 (936) 560-0794

Houston Offices: (713) 724-9574 (281) 443-3074

HANN FAMILY SPRING VALLEY RANCHES 9995 CR 353 Gause, TX 77857 Roy W. Hann Jr., Owner Bryce Renfro, Manager (979) 255-5709 (512) 466-4009

Bruner Polled Charolais Focused on Genetics

E.E. “Gene” & Glenda Bruner 4 miles east of Grandview 12320 FM 916 Grandview, TX 76050 Home: (817) 866-2839 Cell: (817) 202-7680

Brian Bruner Austin, Texas Cell: (512) 797-3711 brian.bruner@viagen.com

K&K Charolais Ranch Quality Charolais Raised in the Rocks at Cherokee, San Saba County, Texas

Kenneth Kuykendall (325) 622-4227 • FAX (325) 622-4673

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Dennis Charolais

...easy calving...    ...explosive growth... DCF Pure Gold 802 P EPDs: 1.4 30 52 16 31 0.9 Bull Sale • Jan. 31

President- Eric Dennis

Office Manager- Katelyn Ebrom

Eric Dennis 170 Rock Bluff Road Saint Jo, TX 76265 • (940) 995-2161

40th National Reserve Grand Champion Female

CHAROLAIS

Kevin & Jessica Moore Bull Sale • March 21

“When You Depend On Beef For Your Bottom Line...”

2929 Oak Hill Road • Alvarado, TX 76009 Kevin cell (817) 822-7109 Jessica cell (817) 822-7402 www.m6ranch.com • m6ranch@att.net

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arti Charolais 68 Years of Selective Breeding Full French Charolais

TriniTy Valley CommuniTy College

R A N C H regisTered Charolais CaTTle 100 Cardinal Drive . Athens, TX 75751 Marc Robinson 903.675.6285 www.tvcc.edu/agriculture

Wes Marti 1701 CR 310 Cleburne, Texas 76031 Ranch (817) 645-0239 Cell (817) 517-4196

THOMAS CHAROLAIS INC.

www.marticharolais.com

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W i s c o n s i n

“Since 1936”

April 4 • Club Calf Steer & Heifer Sale October 21 • Annual Bull Sale

P.O. Box 595 • Raymondville, TX 78580 (956) 689-5162 • Fax (956) 689-3693 E-mail: thomasra@gte.net Web: www.thomascharolais.com

W R I G H T C HAR O LAI S FAR M Quality  Polled   Performance Since 1973

Stop by and visit.

Richard & Jo Ann Wright 205 29th Street New Auburn, WI 54757 (715) 237-2880 Fax: (715) 237-2887

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Claudette................................(956) 689-5162 Mitch & Linda........................(956) 689-6379 Mitch Mobile..........................(956) 535-0936 Lamont, Alberta

Steve Patman

453 FM 55 Waxahachie, TX 75165 (972) 937-5628

www.PatmanCharolais.com PC Mr Stonecold P862

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Open Charolais Heifers For Sale

Exposed to bull. Hand raised and well handled.

Cuero/Victoria, Texas area (361) 318-8638 ramro@comcast.net

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(435) 835-7263 (435) 340-1396 Don Barton AICA Hall of Fame

Rafael Ortega • Owner Scott Milligan • Manager 39606 FM 1736 West Hempstead, TX 77445 (806) 683-6435

S CATTLE CO. SKEAN Registered Charolais

Larry Skeans • David Skeans • Katie Skeans

985-870-4113

1138 C.R.162 Gainesville, TX 76240 David_Skeans@hotmail.com www.skeanscattle.com

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Rancher’s Choice Bull Sale • February 28 “The Brand You Can Count On”

Registered Breeder Since 1969

Alan & Leslie Alexander 5412 Birch Road • Pasco, Wash. 99301 • (509) 545-8816 hangna@owt.com • www.hangnacattle.com

A Complete Source for Quality

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Kyle & Shay Schill (254) 230-5527 Steve & Debby Smith (281) 351-1500

J A N U A R Y 2015

Advertise your breeding program in the Charolais Breeders section each month! 1 inch- 11x rate: $30/issue Prepaid 1 year (11 issues): $313

TC Cattle Company Don & Mary Jane Schill 465 FCR 781 Donie, TX 75838 (903) 388-1342

Reach Potential Customers

Myles and Lisa Tellefson 20427 Rd 1 SE Warden, WA 98857 (509) 750-4384 • (509) 760-6651 e-mail: tccattlecompany@gmail.com

2 inch - 11x rate: $60/issue Prepaid 1 year (11 issues): $627

• Each additional inch: $30/issue • 5% discount for 1 year (11 issues) prepaid ads


www.missouricharolais.com

MBS

CHAROLAIS We Collect Data. We Sell Bulls.

Mike & Brian Schumacher 14809 Pike 139 Bowling Green, MO 63334

(573) 324-2528 home (573) 324-5411 work fdrsgrn@sbcglobal.net

Upcoming Events

Get your            at the Home of the 34th National Champion Female

Big Creek Charolais

Progeny of Fire Water, Budsmydad, Grid Maker, Slasher,

March 2 Baney Spring Sale, Norwood Revelation, Bluegrass, Royce and Wyoming Wind March 6 Windy Hill Production Sale, Cedar Hill Jeannine Doughty P.O. Box 523 (816) 616-8838 Harrisonville, MO 64701 March 7 Peterson Bull Sale, Mtn. Grove www.bigcreekcharolais.com March 7 Mead Bull Sale, Versailles March 14 Wright Bull Sale, Kearney March 21 Aschermann Bull Sale, Carthage ANGUS & CHAROLAIS April 9 Wright Online Embryo Sale Barnett, MO April 11 The Renaissance Sale, Strafford Spring Bull Sale • March 7 Brand of Quality April 13 Hankins ONline Sale, Springfield Owner: Alan Mead (573) 216-0210 April 24 MCBA Annual Membership Meeting, Columbia Manager: David Innes (573) 280-6855 meadangus@yahoo.com www.skally.net/mead April 25 MCBA 50th Annual State Sale, Columbia

MEAD FARMS

BANEY RANCH BANEY SPRING SALE March 2 Norwood, Mo.

Bull Sale • March 21

• Easy Calving Larry & Peggy Our Goals Are ... Aschermann • Fast Growing 13467 Dogwood Rd. • Premium Grading Carthage, MO 64836 ... Breeding Stock (417) 358-7879 www.aschermanncharolais.com • e-mail: hayhook@gmail.com

Dam of M6 Bells & Whistles

TR Mr Diablo 2742Z ET

46th National Senior Champion

Milk Trait Leader ROE Sire J1377 Pld ET

Bill & Lora Nottke

Office 11027 Chateau Chura Sunset Hills, MO 63128 (314) 378-3255 cell bill@riverdalecorp.com

Ranch 3287 Lick Creek Road Leasburg, MO 65535

Show Heifers Available

Stan & Mary Bonacker & Family Cedar Hill, MO Stan: (314) 550-2554 David: (314) 974-5230 Stan@windyhillcharolais.com

CHAROLAIS Larry & Norma Julian

L&N RED THUNDER 212 PLD

Production Sale March 6, 2015

CHAROLAIS FARMS

WWW.WINDYHILLCHAROLAIS.COM

Show Heifers!

Bohannon

5J Charolais

Time Bandit x Cigar x Hoodoo

46th National Champion Semen Packages Available The Dale Ridder Family 2289 Brown Shanty Road Hermann, MO 65041 Home (573) 943-6462 Dale (573) 680-4691 Cell Derek (573) 680-4692 Cell Ridder-Farms@hotmail.com www.ridderfarms.com

By Cattlemen, For Cattlemen

The Johansen Family 5J Cigarro 924 Pld

March 14 8th Annual Bull Sale

Derry & Mary Wright 42922 Old Hwy. 10 w Richmond, MO 64085 816-776-3512 farm office 816-456-3792 cellular dwright@wrightfarms.net Chris Peuster, Managing Partner 816-529-2190 cellular

WWW.WCCHAROLAIS.COM

8 STORY FARMS Charolais Cattle Austin & Courtney Story

Mike, Sara, Connor & Cannon Kisner 5805 Perkins Road • DeSoto, MO 63020 (636) 274-9515 • (636) 236-0306 cell thekisners@yahoo.com

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Crane, Missouri 417-536-6582 normasinline@hotmail.com Established 1999

Blue Value x WC Queen 1120 P

POWER

Semen: $40/straw; No Signing Fee

Smokester

WC Dividend 4276 P

Larry R. Baney, PhD Mtn. Grove, MO 65211 (417) 349-1360 cell www.baneycharolais.com

Riverdale Land and Livestock

JDJ

Stop by our Denver Pens!

11218 County Line Road Syracuse, MO 65354 (660) 473-2945

29143 175th St • Altamont, MO 64620 (660) 749-5834 • (660) 663-5048 cell 8StoryFarms@gmail.com • www.8storyfarms.com www.facebook.com/8storyfarms

Corman Charolais Dan Corman Pomona, Missouri (417)469-3936 www.cormancharolais.com

“Breeding Charolais Since 1958"

Barnard Charolais

Herd Sires: Rancher, HCR Wind, Hams Ranger Progeny for sale at all times. Bred for carcass values and maternal traits. — Bob Barnard —

7470 SE Riverside Terrace, St. Joseph, MO 64507 (816) 253-9360, asb-reb70@sbcglobal.net

Peterson Farms Charolais

Efficient

Bull Sale • March 7

Steve & Sandy Peterson • Jeremiah, Andrew & Joey 8767 Outer Road, Mtn. Grove, MO 65711 (417) 926-5336 • (417) 746-4410

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120 Shadylane Coppell, Texas 75019 (972) 471-1233 • Mobile (972) 839-6485

Robert T. Nord Auctioneer 

Nord Livestock Sales 9515 Texas Church Rd, Clinton, IL 61727 (217) 935-3245 or (217) 519-0375

Bovine Elite, LLC 3300 Longmire Drive • College Station, Texas 77845 800-786-4066 • 979-693-0388 • 979-693-7994 Fax carl@bovine-elite.com • www.bovine-elite.com

Tommy Barnes

Sullivan Supply

189 River Road Lowndesboro, AL 36752 Mobile (334) 462-4004

Sullivan Supply South Sullivan Supply Inc. Hillsboro, TX 76645 Dunlap, IA 51529 Phone: (800) 588-7096 Phone: (800) 475-5902 FAX: (254) 582-7114 FAX: (712) 643-5154 www.sullivansupply.com

Auctioneer

Livestock Grooming Products

CALL TODAY FOR FREE MAIL ORDER CATALOG

“Bringing more to your sale”

Auctioneer Auctioneer Rick Curfman

RR. 2, Pittsfield, IL 62363 (217) 285-5213 rick@curfmancharolais.com

Justin B. Stout

Video Production & Editing Photography Editing

AUCTION SERVICE

Fair Grove, Missouri • (417) 766-3278 • crutchercattleco@gmail.com

23724 W. 87th Terrace Lenexa, KS 66227

(913) 645-5136 jbs5356@hotmail.com Making your program stronger, one sale at a time.

Ben Meriwether

Livestock Photography

www.meriwetherphoto.com We find the marbling outliers!

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The CUP Lab™, LLC 2610 Northridge Parkway Suite 105 Ames, IA 50010 515-232-9442 cuplab@cuplab.com www.cuplab.com Ultrasound Equipment Sales


will give you insight into the total cattle industry - all the breeds, issues, ideas and innovations. The Cattleman will tell you where the industry has been and where it is going so you won’t be left behind!

Greg & Brenda Hubert

P.O. Box 100 • Oakley, Kansas 67748 • (785) 672-3195 FAX: (785) 672-4902 • greghubert@st-tel.net Professional Charolais Sales Management

SUBSCRIBE TODAY! $25 per year ($40 foreign)

1301 W. Seventh St. Fort Worth, TX 76102-2660 (817) 332-7155 Ask for Circulation Dept.

CATTLE SALES – Registered and Commercial Auctions, consultations and semen sales FARM SALES – Land and equipment ORDER BUYING –“If you need it, I’ll find it”

Home: (931) 389-6865

Have you planned your advertising?

522 Higgins Road Cell: Wartrace, TN 37183 (931) 842-1234 E-mail: bob@bob-morton.com

March 2015

Charolais Edge Deadline: January 23

“Over 40 years of proven, practical experience”

March 2015 Deadline: January 25

ELECTRIC FENCING • MIRACO WATERERS • WEIGHING & EID

April 2015

Koshkonong, MO Clifford: (405) 246-6324 ccmosu@msn.com

Offering System Solutions for Charolais Producers www.gallagherusa.com 1-800-531-5908

Deadline: February 25 Contact Your Area Field Representative Wes Chism (281) 761-5952 Floyd Wampler (423) 612-2144 Colt Keffer (765) 376-8784 Andy Rest (406) 670-5678 Charolais Journal office (816) 464-2474 ext. 104

CHAROLAIS

Call or Write for Sale Catalogs or Information on these Sales: January 30 CAT Cowtown Cattle Drive Sale................Ft. Worth, Texas February 14 Charolais For Profit Bull Sale....................Columbus, Texas March 6 Windy Hill Gateway-Getaway Sale..............Cedar Hill, Mo. April 4 DeBruycker Charolais 31st Annual Bull Sale.....Great Falls, Mont. April 11 Carolina Sensation Sale..............................Williamston, S.C. Ask how we can help with your breeding program and sales. J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5   93


AICA Events January 17 — National Western Stock Show National ROE Pen Show Denver, Colo. January 19 — National Western Stock Show National ROE Show Denver, Colo. January 31 — Fort Worth Stock Show National ROE Show Fort Worth, Texas March 2-4 — Charolais-Charbray of the Americas Conference Houston, Texas March 3 — Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Class A ROE Show Houston, Texas March 22-23 — AICA Annual Membership Meeting, Committee Meetings & Spring Board of Directors Meeting Kansas City, Mo.

OF EVENTS

CALENDAR

January 2015

February 19 — Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic Charolais Show & Sale, Show: 10 a.m.; Sale: 2:30 p.m., Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Kearney, Neb.

March 14 — Nipp Charolais 6th Annual Bull Sale, Red River Livestock, Ardmore, Okla. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Contact: Curtiss Nipp.

January 18 — National Western Stock Show Junior Charolais Heifer Show, Denver, Colo.

February 19 — Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic Royal Ice Sale, 7 p.m., Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Kearney, Neb.

January 18 — Charolais In the Rockies Sale, 2:30 p.m., National Western Stock Show Beef Palace Auction Arena. Auctioneer: Dennis Metzger. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales.

February 20 — R Lazy B Ranch Charolais Production Sale, 1 p.m., Hub City Livestock, Aberdeen, S.D. Contact: Robert Birklid.

March 14 — Wright Charolais 8th Annual Bull Sale, 6 p.m., Wright Charolais Sale Facility, Kearney, Mo. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales.

January 17 — National Western Stock Show National ROE Pen Show, Denver, Colo.

January 19 — National Western Stock Show National ROE Show, Denver, Colo.

February 21 — M&M Charolais Herd Sire Prospect Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Perry, Okla. Auctioneer: Joel Birdwell. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales.

January 23 — Thomas Ranch Annual Fall Bull Sale, Sioux Falls Regional Stockyards, Sioux Falls, S.D. Contact: Troy Thomas.

February 25 — Larson Family Ranch 46th Annual Production Sale, 12:30 p.m., Presho, S.D. Contact: Monty, Darrell, Audie or Dennis Larson.

January 24 — Severance Diamond Charolais & Angus Performance and Quality Bull Sale, 1:30 p.m., Kist Livestock Auction, Mandan, N.D. Contact: Jan Severance.

February 28 — Hang’n A Cattle Company 12th Annual Rancher’s Choice Sale, 12:30 p.m., Eltopia, Wash. Contact: Alan Alexander.

January 29 — Sioux Empire Farm Show Charolais Show & Sale, Show: 8 a.m.; Sale: 12:30 p.m., W. H. Lyons Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls, S.D. Contact: Dean Odden or Brian Driscoll. January 30 — Charolais Association of Texas Cowtown Cattle Drive Sale, 3 p.m., Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo West Arena, Fort Worth, Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. January 30 — Soreide Charolais Ranch 32nd Annual Production Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Bowman, N.D. Contact: Jay Soreide. January 31 — Dennis Charolais Farm & Guests BeefGene Charolais Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission, Sulphur Springs, Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Contact: Eric Dennis. January 31 — Fort Worth Stock Show National ROE Show, 3 p.m., Fort Worth, Texas.

February 2015 February 3 — Black Hills Stock Show Charolais Show & Sale, Show: 10 a.m.; Sale: 1 p.m., Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, S.D. Contact: Donnie Leddy or Jim Scheel. February 8-9 — 51st Annual Iowa Beef Expo Charolais Sale, Parade & Judging: Sunday, 2 p.m.; Sale: Monday: 1:30 p.m., Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. February 11 — South Dakota Showplace Charolais Show & Sale, Show: 9 a.m.; Sale: 12:30 p.m., Watertown Winter Farm Show, Watertown, S.D. Contact: Alan Vedvei or Scott Jensen.

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February 28 — Rogers Bar HR Turn-Out Charolais Bull Sale & Brangus Female Sale, 12:30 p.m., at the ranch, Collins, Miss. Contact: Doug Rogers.

March 2015 March 1 — Smoky Hill Charolais/Lazy H Ranch Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Hays, Kan. Contact: Maurice or Mark Rohr. March 2-4 — Charolais-Charbray of the Americas Conference, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Houston, Texas. Contact: Robert Williams, AICA. March 2 — Baney Ranch Spring Event Sale, Producers Auction Yards, Norwood, Mo. Contact: Larry Baney. March 3 — Doll Charolais & Simmental Ranch 35th Annual Production Sale, Kist Livestock, Mandan, N.D. Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar. Contact: Charles, Harlan or David Doll. March 3 — Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Class A ROE Show, Houston, Texas. March 4-5 — International Livestock Congress – USA, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Houston, Texas. March 6 — Double-H Charolais Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Yankton Livestock Market, Yankton, S.D. Contact: Harlin Hecht. March 6 — Sandmeier Charolais 34th Anniversary Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Bowdle, S.D. Contact: Calvin or Gary Sandmeier. March 6 — Windy Hill Charolais Farms & Guests 18th Annual Gateway-Getaway Production Sale, 6:30 p.m., Arrowhead Sale Facility, Cedar Hill, Mo. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Contact: Stan or David Bonacker.

February 13 — Honeyman Charolais 26th Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Bowman Auction Market, Bowman, N.D. Contact: Ryan Honeyman.

March 7 — Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo Charolais Show & Sale, Show: Noon; Sale: 4 p.m., Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Contact: Jeff Harrod.

February 14 — Bradley 3 Ranch The Widebody Bull Sale, at the ranch, Estelline, Texas. Contact: James Henderson.

March 7 — Mead Farms Performance Tested Bull Sale, at the farm, Versailles, Mo. Contact: Alan Mead.

February 14 — Charolais For Profit Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Columbus, Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. February 14 — ­­ Stewart’s Charolais & Steffensen Charolais 8th Annual Bull Sale, Noon, Madison Sale Barn, Madison, S.D. Contact: Jeff Stewart or Travis Steffensen. February 17 — Bina Charolais 20th Annual Powerhouse Bull Sale, 1:30 p.m., Jamestown Livestock, Jamestown, N.D. Contact: Lane Bina. February 18 — San Antonio Livestock Show All Breed Bull Show & Sale, 10 a.m., San Antonio Livestock Show, San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Michael Sturgess.

March 7 — Peterson Farms Charolais 22nd Annual Top Pick Bull Sale, 1p.m., at the farm, Mtn. Grove, Mo. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: Mitchell Management. March 8 — RBM Livestock Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Florence, S.D. Contact: Ryan or Mike Bergh. March 8 — Snyder Livestock’s Bulls For 21st Century Sale, Yerington, Nev. March 10 — Romans Ranches Charolais Production Sale, Vale, Ore. Contact: Bill or Jeff Romans. March 13 — Bar S Ranch 25th Annual Bull Sale, at the ranch, Paradise, Kan. Contact: Ken Stielow or David Dickerson.

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March 17 — Wagner Charolais 4th Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Sterling Livestock Commission, Sterling, Colo. Auctioneer: Dennis Metzger. Contact: Bob Wagner. March 20 — Zeisler Charolais 27th Annual Bull Sale, at the ranch, Butte, Neb. Contact: Richard Zeisler. March 21 — Aschermann Charolais 20th Edition Charolais Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Carthage, Mo. Auctioneer: Jackie Moore. Contact: Larry or Peggy Aschermann. March 21 — M6 Ranch Spring Event Sale, at the ranch, Alvarado, Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Contact: Kevin or Jessica Moore. March 22-23 — American-International Charolais Association Annual Membership Meeting, Committee Meetings and Spring Board of Directors Meeting, Argosy Hotel & Casino, Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Judy Clements, AICA. March 23 — Myron Runft Charolais Annual Bull Sale, 12:30 p.m., Belleville 81 Livestock Market, Belleville, Kan. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Contact: Myron Runft. March 23 — Weber Charolais & Red Angus Meat & Muscle Bull Sale, Corsica Sale Barn, Corsica, SD. Contact: Dean, Todd, Tim or Jason Weber. March 27 — Iowa Cattlemen’s Association Performance Tested Bull Sale, Dunlap, Iowa. March 28 — Cannon-Deutsch Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the farm, Newton, Iowa. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. March 28 — Valley View Charolais Ranch 47th Annual Bull Sale, at the ranch, Polson, Mont. Contact: T.E. Buddy Westphal.

April 2015 April 1 — AIJCA Junior National Show & Leadership Conference Entry Information Available Online. April 1 — Bracewell Cattle Spring Bull Buyout, 1 p.m., Cattlemen’s Livestock Commission, Paris, Texas. Contact: Bradley Bracewell. April 3 — Roster Charolais Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Mitchell Livestock, Mitchell, S.D. Contact: Mike Roster. April 4 — DeBruycker Charolais 31st Annual Bull Sale, Noon, Western Livestock Auction, Great Falls, Mont. Contact: Lloyd, Mark or Brett DeBruycker or Joe Campbell. April 4 — Satterfield Charolais & Angus 4th Annual Bull & Female Sale, 1 p.m., at the farm, Evening Shade, Ark. Auctioneer: Tommy Barnes. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. April 4 — Thomas Charolais & Friends 6th Annual Club Calf Sale, at the ranch, Raymondville, Texas. Contact: Mitch Thomas. April 4 — Wells Charolais 33rd Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Hub City Livestock, Aberdeen, S.D. Contact: Richard or Jason Wells. April 7 — Hubert Charolais Ranch 36th Annual Bull & Female Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Monument, Kan. Auctioneer: James Birdwell. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. April 8 — Dybdal Charolais 4th Annual Bull & Female Sale, 1 p.m., Laurel Livestock Sales Co., Laurel, Neb. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales.


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April 9 — Reich Ranch Charolais Bull Sale, Belle May 9 — Rogers Bar HR 40th Annual Cream of the Fourche, S.D. Contact: Tim Reich. Crop Charolais Female Sale, 12:30 p.m., at the ranch, April 9 — Sonderup Charolais Ranch 33rd Annual Collins, Miss. Contact: Doug Rogers. Bull Sale, noon, at the ranch, Fullerton, Neb. Contact: May 10 — AIJCA Junior National Show & Leadership Tom Sonderup. Conference Entry Deadline. Contact: Kaitlyn Lewis, AICA. April 9 — Wright Charolais Annual Online Embryo May 16 — Charolais Association of Texas Spring Sale. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. Spectacular Sale, 1 p.m., Tommy McDaniel Ag Expo April 10 — Cardinal Charolais Annual Bull Sale, at Center, Henderson, Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. the ranch, Hillrose, Colo. Contact: Pat Gebauer or Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. Luan August. May 20 — AIJCA Junior National Show & Leadership April 11 — Carolina Sensation Sale, 1 p.m., Upstate Conference Late Entry & Ownership Deadline. Contact: Livestock Exchange, Williamston, S.C. Auctioneer: Greg Kaitlyn Lewis, AICA. Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. May 30 — Appalachian Classic Sale, Knoxville Livestock April 11 — Hebbert Charolais Ranch 33rd Annual Market, Knoxville, Tenn. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Sale Bull Sale, at the ranch, Hyannis, Neb. Contact: David Sponsor: Mountain Empire Charolais Association. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. or Mose Hebbert. April 11 — Prairie Valley Farm Charolais Bull Sale, Platte June 2015 Livestock, Platte, S.D. Contact: David or Clarence Mason. June 9-12 – Beef Improvement Federation Annual April 11 — Rambur Charolais 37th Annual Bull Sale, Convention, Biloxi, Miss. at the ranch, Sidney, Mont. Contact: Howard Rambur.

July 2015

April 11 — The Renaissance XXIII Sale, 1 p.m., Chappell’s Sale Arena, Strafford, Mo. Auctioneer: Rob July 5-10 – American-International Junior Charolais Association Junior National Show & Leadership Nord. Sale Manager: Mitchell Management. Conference, Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, April 13 — Eggleston Charolais 30th Annual Bull & Minn. Female Sale, 1 p.m., Bales CCC, Huron, S.D. Contact: July 31 — Miss Charolais USA 2016 Application Jamie or Dennis Eggleston. Deadline. Contact: Jamie Dehan. April 13 — Hankins Farms Spring Edition Online Sale, at the HF Showbarn, Springfield, Mo. Contact: September 2015 Jason Hankins. September 7 — 22nd Annual Autumn In The April 14 — Thomas Ranch 43rd Annual Bull Sale, at Ozarks Sale, Noon, Chappell’s Sale Arena, Strafford, the ranch, Harrold, S.D. Contact: Troy Thomas. Mo. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: Mitchell April 14 — Oakwater Ranch 31st Annual Bull Sale, 1 Management. p.m., Valentine Livestock, Valentine, Neb. Auctioneer: September 20 — Polzin Cattle Fall Freeze Online James Birdwell. Contact: Dean Churchill or Butch Alsup. Embryo Sale, Breeders’ World. Contact: Chris or April 15-16 — Dismukes Ranch Spring Online Sale, Leslie Polzin. at the ranch, Checotah, Okla. Contact: Jim Dismukes. September 23 — Thomas Ranch 13th Annual Private April 17 — Cross Mountain Quest For Excellence Sale, Treaty Steer & Heifer Sale, at the ranch, Harrold, S.D. Harrisonburg, Va. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. Contact: Troy, VeaBea or Cally Thomas.

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April 17 — Effertz Key Ranch 37th Annual Bull Sale, October 2015 1 p.m., Kist Livestock, Mandan, N.D. Contact: Kevin, October 10 — M6 Ranch Fall Event Sale, at the ranch, Roger or Neil Effertz or Bryan Dean. Alvarado, Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Contact: April 17 — Virginia Beef Expo Charolais Sale, Kevin Moore. Harrisonburg, Va. Sale Sponsor: Virginia Charolais October 17 — The ONE Sale, 1 p.m., Hopkins Association. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. County Regional Civic Center, Sulphur Springs, Texas.

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April 20 — Polzin Cattle Spring Thaw Online Embryo October 21-22 — Dismukes Ranch Fall Online Sale, Sale, Breeders’ World. Contact: Chris or Leslie Polzin. at the ranch, Checotah, Okla. Contact: Jim Dismukes.

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April 18 — Lindskov-Thiel Ranch 34th Annual Bull Sale, Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront 1 p.m., at the ranch, Isabel, S.D. Contact: Brent Thiel. Cattle Service.

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April 24 — Missouri Charolais Breeders Association October 28 — Fink Beef Genetics Annual Bull Sale, Annual Membership Banquet & Meeting, Columbia, Mo. at the Fink Beef Genetics Sale Facility, Randolph, Kan. Contact: Galen, Lori or Megan Fink. April 25 — Missouri Charolais Breeders Association 50th Annual State Sale, 1 p.m., Show-Me Shorthorn November 2015 Sale Facility, Columbia, Mo. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale November 22 — Polzin Cattle Leading Ladies Online Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. Heifer and Embryo Sale, Darwin, Minn. Contact: Chris April 25 — Wienk Charolais 46th Annual Bull Sale, or Leslie Polzin. 1 p.m., at the ranch, Lake Preston, S.D. Contact: Jeff, Sterling or Ty Eschenbaum. December 2015

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April 30 — AIJCF Scholarship Application Deadline. December 5 — Wright Charolais 5th Annual Female Contact: Kaitlyn Lewis, AICA. Sale, Wright Charolais Sale Facility, Kearney, Mo. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales.

REPRINTS, CATALOGS AND BROCHURES Advertising and editorial reprints available. Sale catalogs and brochures are produced at special rates. Contact office for prices.

May 2015

December 12 — Ridder Farms 5th Annual The May 1 — Iowa Cattlemen’s Association Performance Showgirls Sale, 1 p.m., at the farm, Hermann, Mo. Tested Bull Sale, Tama, Iowa. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. May 2 — 16th Annual The Sale of Excellence, 1 p.m., December 31 — AIJCA Junior Merit Awards Application O.D. Butler Texas A&M Research Center, College Station, Deadline. Contact: Kaitlyn Lewis, AICA. Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service.

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ADVERTISERS’

21 Ranch..................................................... 88 8 Story Farms............................................... 91 5J Charolais................................................. 91 Akin Charolais.............................................. 85 AM Livestock................................................ 14 Arlitt Ranch.................................................... 3 Aschermann Charolais ................................ 91 Bamboo Road Farms LLC............................ 85 Baney Ranch................................................ 91 Barnard Charolais........................................ 91 Barnes, Tommy............................................ 92 Bar J Charolais......................................... 6, 89 Bar S Ranch................................................. 86 Barton Charolais Ranch .............................. 90 Beavers Charolais........................................ 86 Ben Meriwether Livestock Photography.............. 92 Big Creek Charolais...................................... 91 Birdwell, James............................................ 92 Black Hills Stock Show................................. 31 Boscamp’s Arrowhead Ranch...................... 89 Bovine Elite, LLC...................................... 7, 92 Bracewell Cattle Co...................................... 89 Brevig Charolais........................................... 87 Broken Box Ranch....................................... 85 Browarny Photographics, Inc....................... 92 Bruner Polled Charolais............................... 89 Buddy’s Charolais.......................................... 3 Cardinal Charolais....................................... 85 Castleberry’s Hilltop C Charolais................. 88 Cattleman, The............................................ 93 CattleMax..................................................... 92 Cattle Visions................................................ 29 Charolais Association of Texas........... 33-48, 89 Charolais Banner ........................................ 93 Circle Cee Charolais Farms.......................... 90 Clayford Ranch Charolais............................. 89 Clifton, Greg................................................. 92 Cody Cattle Company..................................IBC Compton Charolais...................................... 85 Conover, Al................................................... 92 Corman Charolais ....................................... 91 Cowtown Cattle Drive Sale....................... 33-48 Cox Charolais............................................... 87 Crosby Farms............................................... 87 Crutcher, Matt.............................................. 92 Curfman Farms........................................... 85 Curfman, Rick ............................................ 92 DeBruycker Charolais.................................... 51 96  

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Dennis Charolais Farm.......................... 12, 89 DESCO Charolais Farm................................ 88 Doub Charolais............................................ 86 Double O Charolais...................................... 89 Double R Dees ............................................ 89 Dybdal Charolais.......................................... 87 Eaton Charolais...............................Inside Front Effertz Key Ranch ........................................ 88 Eggleston’s Charolais................................... 30 Endsley’s Charolais Farm............................ 87 Evans Charolais............................................. 3 Fancy Creek Charolais.................................. 86 Fink Beef Genetics....................................... 86 Foglesong Charolais..................................... 85 Fox Hollow................................................... 88 Franz Ranch ................................................ 87 Gallagher...................................................... 93 Garrett Charolais.......................................... 82 Gay Livestock Insurance, Jerry .................... 93 Hang’n A Cattle Co....................................... 90 Hankins, Lynn.............................................. 82 Hann Family Spring Valley Ranches ............... 89 Hansen Farms.............................................. 30 Hart Charolais.............................................. 87 Hayden Farm............................................... 87 Heath Hyde Cattle Co..................................... 3 Hebbert Charolais........................................ 87 Honeyman Charolais................................... 56 Hubert Cattle Sales....................................... 93 Hubert Charolais Ranch ............................. 86 Ibach Quarter Circle Ranch......................... 87 Iowa Beef Expo....................................... 22-23 Iowa Charolais Breeders Association....... 22-23 James F. Bessler Inc..................................... 93 Jensen Charolais Ranch............................... 30 Jorgensen Charolais..................................... 85 Justin B. Stout Auction Service..................... 92 K & K Charolais Ranch................................. 89 Keith Farms................................................. 86 Keppen Charolais......................................... 30 King Charolais.............................................. 88 L&N Charolais.............................................. 91 LaFraise Farms ........................................... 86 Lambert, Doak ............................................ 92 Laue Charolais Ranch.................................. 86 Lehman Charolais......................................... 89 Lindskov-Thiel Ranch...................... Back Cover Little W Farm............................................... 82

LongRange.............................................. 50-51 M6 Charolais................................................ 89 MBS Charolais............................................. 91 M & M Charolais...................................... 5, 88 M & R Cattle................................................. 82 Mark Sullivan Cattle..................................... 49 Marti Charolais Farm................................... 90 May, Roy & Son............................................ 82 McCary & Son Charolais Farm..................... 85 McNickle Charolais Ranch........................... 86 Mead Farms................................................. 91 Merial, Inc............................................. 50, 51 Metzger, Dennis........................................... 92 MidTenn Charolais ...................................... 82 Missouri Charolais Breeders........................ 91 Mitchell Management ................................. 93 ML Lewis Charolais...................................... 86 MOGO Charolais.......................................... 85 Morton, Bob................................................. 93 Mountain View Charolais............................. 85 Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic...................... 81 New Hope Farm........................................... 88 Nipp Charolais............................................. 88 Nord Farms.................................................. 86 Nord, Robert ............................................... 92 Nubbin Ridge Farm...................................... 89 Oak Hill Farm.............................................. 85 Oakwater Ranch........................................... 87 Odden Charolais Ranch............................... 30 Oliver Livestock Company............................ 14 Outfront Cattle Service ................................ 93 Patman Charolais......................................... 90 Pearls Pics.................................................... 92 Peterson Farms Charolais............................ 91 Prairie Valley Farms, lnc.............................. 30 Raile Charolais Farm................................... 86 Rambur Charolais, Ltd................................ 87 Ramro LLC................................................... 90 Reaves Charolais.......................................... 82 Reich Charolais Ranch ................................ 30 Ridder Farms............................................... 91 Rio Ranch.................................................... 90 Riverdale Land & Livestock.......................... 91 R Lazy B Ranch............................................ 51 Rocking S Ranch, LLC.................................... 8 Rogers Bar HR .............................................. 1 Roy Charolais............................................... 87 Runft Charolais Ranch, Myron..................... 86

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SW&S Cattle Co............................................ 90 Sandmeier Charolais.................................... 30 Satterfield Charolais....................................... 9 Sayre Cattle Service...................................... 93 Schrader Ranch........................................... 86 Schurrtop Angus & Charolais....................... 88 Shadow Springs Farm.................................. 87 Silver Spur Ranches..................................... 11 Sioux Empire Farm Show............................ 31 Skeans Cattle Co........................................... 90 Sleepy Valley Farm Charolais........................ 88 Soreide Charolais Ranch.............................. 28 South Dakota Charolais Breeders............ 30, 31 South Dakota Showplace.............................. 31 Stalcup Farms Charolais.............................. 86 Steffensen Charolais.............................. 28, 30 Stewart’s Charolais................................. 28, 30 Sturgess Double S Cattle........................ 52, 89 Sullivan Supply............................................ 92 Summerford Charolais, BJR........................ 85 Summit Farms....................................... 11, 13 TC Cattle Co.................................................. 90 Tennessee Charolais Breeders..................... 82 The CUP Lab LLC......................................... 92 Thomas Charolais, Inc. (TX)........................ 90 Thomas Ranch (SD)...................................... 2 Tiger Country Charolais............................... 91 Trinity Valley Community College Rch.......... 90 Utopia Genetics............................................ 15 Vaughan Family Ranch................................ 86 Vedvei Charolais Ranch.......................... 10, 30 Volunteer Charolais ..................................... 82 Wagonhammer Ranches.............................. 88 Wagon Wheel Charolais Ranch .................... 88 Wakefield Farms........................................... 87 Webb Charolais Farm................................... 89 Weber Charolais Farm ................................. 30 Welcome Grove Charolais ........................... 82 Wells Charolais Ranch................................. 30 West Fork Ranch.......................................... 88 White’s Skyline Charolais (OH)................... 88 Wienk Charolais Ranch................................ 16 Wild Indian Acres......................................... 91 Windy Hill Charolais Farms.......................... 91 Wooden Cross Cattle Co............................... 86 Wright Charolais...................................91, IBC Wright Charolais Farm (WI)......................... 90 Zeisler Charolais.......................................... 88 ZOE Charolais.............................................. 91


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as features in our Annual

March 14, 2015

WC Dividend 4276 P

DOB: 2-25-14 BW: 84 lbs. AWW: 762 lbs. LT Ledger 0332 P x OW Miss Marion 0025 ET EPDs: 5.3 -0.4 37 69 12 6.4 30 1.1

DOB: 2-18-14 BW: 84 lbs. AWW: 840 lbs. LT Blue Value 7903 ET x WC Queen 1120 P EPDs: 6.3 -0.4 39 64 9 10.0 28 1.3

WC-CCC Encompass 4401 P ET

WC-CCC Gentleman Jack 4157 P ET

DOB: 2-16-14 BW: 86 lbs. AWW: 841 lbs. M6 New Standard 842 P ET x Baldridge Sweetheart 7M EPDs: 9.1 -1.6 36 70 14 5.4 32 1.4

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For more information & catalogs call or email — Sale Manager: Greg Hubert P.O. Box 100 Oakley, KS 67748 (785) 672-3195 (785) 672-7449 (cell) greghubert@st-tel.net

Derry & Mary Wright 42922 Old Hwy. 10 • Richmond, MO 64085 816-776-3512 farm office 816-456-3792 cellular dwright@wrightfarms.net www.wccharolais.com Chris Peuster, Managing Partner 816-529-2190 cellular


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