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Eaton Charolais is honored to be featured in BEEF Magazine’s TOP 100 Seedstock Producers! 500+ Yearling Bulls for sale by Private Treaty January 2016. Watch for Herd Sire Prospects coming off test March 2016.

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

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Rogers’ Turn-Out Bull Sale

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Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. At the ranch - Collins, Mississippi Selling 60 Charolais Bulls & 100 Commercial Brangus Heifers 50 Fall Calving and 50 Spring Calving

More Pounds Equal More Money! Use a Rogers Bar HR Bull! These BULLS will sire calves • Pelvic who will make you MONEY! Measurements • 57 Years Performance Testing • All Bulls 2 Years Old • Reproductive Tract • EPD Information Examined • All Fertility Tested • Herd Sire Prospects • Offering Selected Out • Will Not Fall Apart of a Large Group • Good Condition

• 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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169 Satterfield Farm Rd • Norfork, AR 72658 Loyd & Joanne Mark & Nancy Home: (870) 499-5379 Home: (870) 499-7151 Cell: (501) 944-9274 satterfield@centurytel.net www.satterfieldcharolais-angus.com


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Official Publication of the American-International Charolais Association V o l . 39, N o .10

ON The Cover– Photo by Linde Sutherly, Lindes Livestock Photos, Louisiville, Ky. Cover by Molly Schoen

Features

49 47th National Show Coverage See who came out on top!

Journal Staff J. Neil Orth CPI President

David Hobbs

Manager

Molly Schoen

Editor

Kaitlyn Lewis

Advertising Coordinator

Field Representatives Refer to page 19

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

Columns 17 32

Charolais Viewpoint by J. Neil Orth

Making Sense When Nothing Makes Sense

Junior Viewpoint by Rachael Hockenbery

Get to know your Director — Area 5, Payton Creasey

Activities & Reference 18 Association Updates 18 New Members 22 Sales Review

24 Nonpoint Show Results 98 Calendar 100 Advertisers’ Index

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

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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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Prepare...for your 2017 calf crop NOW! February 13, 2016 • 1 p.m. Bull Sale Saturday, At the Ranch, Perry, Oklahoma

Lot 1 — BD: 5-8-14, BW: 90 lbs. M6 New Standard x DR Stealth (Hoodoo Slasher)

Lot 44— BD: 10-17-14, BW: 90 lbs. LT Ledger 0332 x Stealth x Duke

Lot 7— BD: 4-2-14, BW: 90 lbs. LT Long Distance 9001 x Stealth (Hoodoo Slasher)

Lot 51— BD: 9-22-14, BW: 85 lbs. LT Long Distance 9001 x Cooley Carbine x Hoodoo

Selling 72 Bulls

Lot 31— BD: 10-12-14, BW: 75 lbs. WC Benelli 2134 x LT Wind Storm x Duke 914

Lot 72— BD: 9-27-14, BW: 75 lbs. M6 Sleep Easy 734 x LT Wind Storm x Stealth

30 Two-Year-Olds & 42 Fall Coming Twos!

For more information contact either — 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

Sale Manager: Greg Hubert P.O. Box 100 Oakley, KS 67748 785-672-3195 (office) 785-672-7449 (cellular)

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5593 Choupique Road Sulphur, LA Evelyn Gay Duhon 337-583-2242 337-764-1040 cell Titou6262@yahoo.com Rod Smith 337-274-0552 cell E5rodsmith@yahoo.com

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DCF Relentless 8577 P

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M6 Cool Rep 8108 ET

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LT Venture 3198 PLD

EPDs: 3.4 0.3 38 76 16 3.6 35 0.7

NEW RBM TR Rhinestone Z38

EPDs: 4.3 1.1 43 84 10 1.0 31 0.9

LT Patriot 4004 Pld

EPDs: 8.7 -1.6 47 84 16 4.2 40 1.4

WC Benelli 2134 P ET

EPDs: 4.8 0.8 34 56 13 4.8 30 1.1

WCR Polar Vortex 324 P

EPDs: 3.6 -1.1 41 75 12 3.3 33 2.3

SCR Tuffy 0119

DCR Mr Substance A240

EPDs: 4.1 2.1 50 105 8 2.1 33 1.5

EPDs: 1.1 0.0 43 76 5 0.6 26 0.4

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

Sioux Empire Farm Show Thursday, January 28 — Sioux Falls, S.D. Show: 8 AM CST Sale: 12:30 PM CST Herd Sire Prospect – • VCR Prince 505 P 2-3-15 M863048 AWW/R: 783 lbs./109 EPDs: BW: -1.6 WW: 34 YW: 56 M: 13 TM: 30 Sire: VCR Sir Duke 9918 ET P Dam: Dakota Style 83W x Tradition 44

Black Hills Stock Show Tuesday, February 2 — Rapid City, S.D. Show: 10 AM MST Sale: 1 PM MST Herd Sire Prospects – • VCR Ledger 523 P

HC Rhinestone 8355 Pld

Top 1% Milk • 2% TM • 5 % REA, MB

Introducing the Future.

2-11-15 M861045 AWW/R: 830 lbs./115 EPDs: BW: -0.3 WW: 44 YW: 84 M: 7 TM: 29 Sire: LT Ledger 0332 P Dam: Silverman 508 x Tradition 066 Junior Calf Champion – South Dakota State Fair Class A ROE

• VCR Ledger 578 P 3-2-15 M863121 AWW/R: 847 lbs./118 EPDs: BW: -0.1 WW: 42 YW: 78 M: 13 TM: 34 Sire: LT Ledger 0332 P Dam: Duke 914 x Mac 2244

South Dakota Showplace Wednesday, February 10 — Watertown, S.D. Show: 8 AM CST Sale: 12 noon CST Herd Sire Prospects – • VCR Sir Tradition 531 P 2-15-15 M863109 AWW/R: 792 lbs./110 EPDs: BW: 1.9 WW: 39 YW: 65 M: 8 TM: 27 Sire: WCR Sir Tradition 066 Dam: Rio Blanco x Duke 914

• VCR Gemstone 546 P 2-22-15 M863061 AWW/R: 738 lbs./103 EPDs: BW: 1.4 WW: 28 YW: 46 M: 13 TM: 27 Sire: HC Rhinestone 8355 Dam: Prime Plus 186 x Tradition 066

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VCR Legendary 462 Pld

BW: 0.7 WW: 42 YW: 78 M: 10 TM: 31 Top 1% TSI • 2% YW • 3% WW • 8% Milk

Our thanks to all the buyers in the Dakota Standard IV Female Production Sale.

Bulls with Balance & Predictability!

We also have 10 fall yearling and 80 spring yearling 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

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BeefGene Bull Sale

January 30, 2016 Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Sulphur Springs, TX 1 p.m. Lunch Provided

Selling 80+ Breeding Age Charolais Bulls 15-22 months of age

● Raised in large grass traps ● Fed high roughage ration ● No bulk feeders

Lot 3 M864080 Sired by All State

Lot 1 M864082 Sired by Ledger

Lot 7 M864060 Firewater x Dam of Swagger

Lot 9 M864408 Relentless x Freedom x Polled Gold

For a sale catalog or more information, contact:

Lot 4 M864057 Sired by All State

Guest Consignors:

Dennis Charolais Farm

Eric, Angie, Haley & Brayden Dennis

170 Rock Bluff Road Saint Jo, TX 76265 (940) 841-2792 edennis591@yahoo.com

Lot 82 EM865854 Sired by KBC George 6019

Videos on select bulls will be posted on the Dennis Charolais Facebook page two weeks prior to sale.

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Barrons Boss Man C108 M860046 DOB: 2/20/2015 SR/NC Field Rep 2158 son From Barron Charolais

Saturday, February 20, 2016 Show: 12 noon Sale: 4 p.m. Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center Louisville, Kentucky

Quality Offering — Show Heifer Prospects Bred Heifers • Bred Cows Herd Sire Prospects Select Embryos Semen

MS Cowgirl Up F1166343 with heifer calf at side, born 11/3/15, by TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 From Chuck Druin/Millstone Charolais

Kentucky Charolais Junior Futurity Held at the Kentucky State Show in Frankfort, Ky. on June 18, 2016. Any Charolais female purchased from the Kentucky Beef Expo by a Kentucky Charolais Junior is eligible to compete!

Grand Champion — $1,000

Reserve Grand Champion — $500

Each Exhibitor — $100

3 Units of r E46 LH D Ciga Sell! BHD Ms Curlin X292 F1132536

Selling 3 Embryos by CJC Mr President T122 From Sullivan Charolais

Sponsored by: Auctioneers:

Sale Managed by the Kentucky Charolais Association

Eddie Burks (270) 678-4154

Contact a Sale Committee Member for a Sale Catalog:

Associate:

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

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Garry Allen Taylor

Chuck Druin (502) 321- 1160

Jacob Miller (502) 507-4987

Mike Barron (606) 386-1511

Jeff Harrod (502) 330-6745


Making. Better. Cattle. Call for a free Sire Directory or View Online Stop by our tent in the Denver Herd Bull Alley!

LT Ledger 0332 Pld 2015 Spring Multiple Trait Leader

RBM TR Rhinestone Z38 Pld Balanced Numbers

OBG Captain America Power Packed

Cedardale Abracadabra 123A Pld Top 15% BW Canada

TR DSUL 100 Proof B24 ET 47th National Reserve Grand

ZKCC Game On 266Z Pld $25,000 Daughter, National Sale

Cedardale Zeal 125Z Pld Agribition Class Winning Son

Merit Roundup 9508W Pld Sired 2014 Breeders Classic Grand

KAYR Velocity 812Z Pld Top 1% WW; 4% YW Canada

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Louisville Class Winner - Son

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Big Creek Game Changer 192 PET Great look! Stout!

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TR PZC Mr Assertion 924 ET Pld “Gunsmoke” The best kept secret!

His dam – the Powerful “0641”

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Iowa Beef Expo Charolais Sale Celebrating 52 Years of Charolais Sales at the Iowa Beef Expo

Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

TCCS Teacher’s Pride Sire: TCCS Teacher’s Pet (Firemaker x Inxs), AWW: 865 lbs.

EJD Silver Ledger 51 Pld Sire: LT Ledger 0332 P, BW: 88 lbs., AWW: 897 lbs.

1:30 p.m.

Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa

MLL Rum Runner 527 P Sire: WC Long Distance 2010, BW: 89 lbs. AWW: 687 lbs. ratio: 117

NGC Celebrate 508C ET Sire: LT Ledger 0332 P, BW: 90 lbs., AWW: 842 lbs.

TKB Bentley 235 Sire: WC Big Ben 9036, BW: 72 lbs., AWW: 670 lbs.

LaFraise Ledger 565A Sire: LT Ledger 0332 P, BW: 80 lbs., AWW: 805 lbs. 14  

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7HF Blue Maximus 501 P Sire LT Bluegrass 4017 P, BW: 65 lbs., AWW: 727 lbs.


Selling 50 bulls and 35 heifers Herd Sire Prospects Open Show Heifers Bred Heifers

LaFraise Kenzie 444 Sire: LT Ledger 0332 P, Birthdate: 11-4-14

NGC Lilly 502C ET Sire: Keys All State 149X, Birthdate: 1-4-15

BCC5 Euphoria Sire: Keys All State 149X, Birthdate: July 2014, Bred to: LT Ledger

BCC5 Tianna Sire: TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET, Birthdate: 3-3-15

LaFraise Emerson 204 Sire: Leddys HooDoo 357Y, Bred to: LT Ledger 0332 P

JAB Miss Sundance 476 Polled Sire: LT Sundance 2251, BD: 11-17-14, Bred to LT Rushmore 8060

HF Fancy 1590 Sire: Big Creek Game Changer 192 ET, Birthdate: 9-15-15

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Charolais Journal Representative: Colt Keffer 765-376-8784 Auctioneer: Rob Nord

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J. Neil Orth, Executive Vice President

VIEWPOINT

CHAROLAIS

Making Sense When Nothing Makes Sense The market will do what the market will do. Sometimes the cattle business, simply put, makes no sense. The past year is

a textbook example. Epic drought forced historic cow herd liquidations in 2012, 2013 and early 2014. Before adequate rainfall and decimated pastures began to improve, the nation’s cow herd reduced by more than 7 million head. Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension livestock marketing specialist noted in 2013, “Cattle industry professionals can be forgiven for scratching their heads when trying to analyze what is coming. Herd expansion prospects for 2014 include factors that suggest both potential for faster-than-normal growth and factors that will limit growth.” The market in 2015 has been equally as perplexing. In fact, Peel’s comments were right on target for 2014 and 2015. Mid-year the market began to dramatically slide downward and we saw the impact very heavy carcasses have had on profitability back down the supply chain. Packers finally were able to sign checks with black ink instead of red, while cattle feeders are suffering big losses on fed cattle. Cash prices for feeder cattle tanked and commercial cow-calf producers were left scratching their heads.

focus to improve at the seedstock level and implement new technology, the commercial sector would be stuck in the 1980s. Advancing science and the development of accurate and predictable genetic selection tools have supplied the beef industry with inherit risk management tools. In fact, arguably, the data and information we have because of technology may be the most important and dependable risk management tool throughout the supply chain. Charolais seedstock producers are squarely in the center of the discussion relative to the implementation of new tools and technology. Through the use of genetic evaluation tools, registered Charolais seedstock producers have made dramatic improvements. In fact, the improvements are so significant, we are using the information in the most recent national advertising campaign. The 2015 Fall Charolais National Cattle Evaluation Genetic Trend documents, since 1990, the average weaning and yearling weights have increased. Carcass weights and ribeye size have increased as well, while birth weight decreased. Each improvement provides specific risk management regardless of the market. The tools are not designed to make improvements

“Therefore, producers should be prepared for some rough sailing in the months ahead and plan accordingly. Amidst the whirlwind, careful analysis is especially important to ensure successful decision making.” Nevil Speer, vice president of U.S. operations for AgriClear, Inc., in his weekly report for Beef magazine, recently relayed information from the Livestock Marketing Information Center, “The market is trying to find its way. The turn of events—or at least the degree to which they occurred—for 2015 was unexpected. But those sharp moves aren’t likely to end any time soon. Markets have a tendency to overcorrect. Trying to outguess or outsmart this market is nearly impossible to do and the consequences can be devastating. Given the continued pattern within the market, sharp moves are the primary challenge to be managed – both up and down.” Speer goes on to say, “Therefore, producers should be prepared for some rough sailing in the months ahead and plan accordingly. Amidst the whirlwind, careful analysis is especially important to ensure successful decision making.” The take home message for the seedstock producer is, although our sector response lags behind the daily markets, we are more connected to the commercial sector than ever before. Ultimately, what happens on the futures trading floor will eventually have an impact. We knew this ride to the top would not last. It never does. That’s the nature of the beef business. However, with every ebb and flow of the cattle cycle, the seedstock sector is, arguably, the cornerstone. Without the discipline and

for one calf crop. The tools are important regardless of your breeding philosophy—natural service, artificial insemination or embryo transfer. Any change (i.e. improvement) doesn’t happen in a vacuum or overnight. There are always immediate adaptors to change as well as staunch critics. Others take the “wait and see” approach. For many years, your association has been fortunate to have had forward thinking members on the breed improvement committees. These members have done due diligence throughout the decades to evaluate the tools as well as consider the cost of implementation and have a clear picture of how any tool or technology applies up the production system. A recent CME Group Daily Livestock Report read, “While the cattle market is going through a very turbulent time, analyzing some of the larger themes at play provides more definition to the landscape the industry will find itself in during 2016 and possibly into 2017. These larger themes include; respective supply in the pork and broiler industries, exchange rates and the value of the U.S. dollar, and world beef production.” In other words, no one knows what the cattle market will do in 2016, any more than we knew, in 2014, what was in store for 2015. However, we do know genetic improvements add value. We know we have genetic evaluation tools at our disposal to add value throughout the production system. The market will do what the market will do.

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UPDATES

ASSOCIATION AICA and AIJCA NEW MEMBERS Arkansas

Larry Hill PO Box 143 339 Doc Seale Lake Village, AR 71653 Josie B Wilkins  1584 CR 3805 Lamar, AR 72846

California Treyton W Fair  5731 N Hickman Road Denair, CA 95316

Colorado Dalton B Carlson  24501 YS Hwy 138 PO Box 92 Julesburg, CO 80737

Florida

Gulf Coast Cattle PO Box 134 Hollister, FL 32147

Georgia 

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Idaho William G Haun  16700 Allendale Rd Wilder, ID 83676

Illinois

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Macy Mahler  3988 E 1553 Rd Earlville, IL 60518

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Iowa

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Missouri

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Brian Huedepohl 205 Rogers Drive Williamsburg, IA 52361

Nebraska

Sydney E Pike  25353 Alfalfa Mkt Rd Bend, OR 97701

MPJ Cattle Company 4262 Goldfinch Ave Maurice, IA 51036

Kansas Danielle R Henning  7768 302nd Road Everest, KS 66424

Louisiana

L&L Charolais Ranch 494 Little California Rd Marksville, LA 71351

Michigan Wyatt Scott Fuller  16513 Oak Road Big Rapids, MI 49307

Jason Gall 1009 Road T Clarkson, NE 68629

North Carolina

Wyche Livestock 70 Coopers Grove Rd Henderson, NC 27537

Ohio Mason A Kinney  641 Seminary Rd Norwalk, OH 44857 Austin R Schneder  3434 West St Rt 350 Wilmington, OH 45177 STJ Ruffing Cattle Co 775 N Sr 18 Republic, OH 44867

Texas

Cockerham Livestock 5751 FM 3100 Early, TX 76802 Peyton L Cockerham  5751 Farm Road 3100 Early, TX 76802 Guyle Donham 24003 CR 441 Rising Star, TX 76471 Double TT Ranch 3003 US Hwy 69 Denison, TX 75021

Madison E Fischer  18803 Cherrytree Grove Dr Houston, TX 77084 Ben R Lehmberg 2733 CR 109 Llano, TX 78643 Mc Curdy Charolais 178 Fairview Ct Decatur, TX 76243 Keyser S Ottmers  81 Doss Cherry Spring Rd Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Brooke M Parker  7203 Columbia Lane Amarillo, TX 79109 Zane Scott  7516 CR 7000 Lubbock, TX 79407 Chad Sons 9500 Burnard Rd Sanger, TX 76266

Wisconsin Brenna R Thorson  PO Box 35 Rudolph, WI 54475

 indicates AIJCA membership

Enroll Your Females

AmericanInternational Charolais Association 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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January, February and March are enrollment months for Charolais females. On-line enrollment is open for the 2016 calving year on January 1st. Members who have not begun the enrollment process on-line will receive the paper forms early in February. The WHR program continues to be $14 per active female until April 1st, and includes a free registration and transfer for the 2016 born calf. The PPR program is available at no-charge; however you will pay registration and transfer fees on each calf. Dues Reminder

Annual dues are now due. Active member – $100, junior member – $25. Junior member Charolais Journal subscriptions are an additional $25. Be sure to update all contact information including e-mails and websites. Online passwords will not work until 2016 dues are paid. Advertising Deadline

The deadline to place advertising in the March 2016 Charolais Journal is January 20. The deadline for the Charolais Edge, Spring Issue is January 20. Contact your field representative about these and other advertising opportunities. Link Your Herd Management Package to AICA

AICA has launched a new service that provides the framework to allow on-farm herd management computer software to exchange data with the AICA office. By using this service, breeders can avoid entering data in to both their local software and AICA’s online system. The software package would send AICA the data. If you wish to take advantage of this new service, ask your software vendor to contact AICA. CHAROLAIS JOURNAL


Year letter for 2016 is D.

Record your 2016 born calves using AICA’s online system. Add the data as the calves are born; continue to update the records as you add weaning and yearling data. Register the calves at any time by just adding the name.

AMERICAN-INTERNATIONAL CHAROLAIS ASSOCIATION

Dispose of Animals

Executive Vice President J. Neil Orth  ext. 101

Dispose of animals you no longer have by using the online system. The disposal button is at the bottom of the “Quick Look” screen. DO NOT dispose of bulls still being used, regardless of their status. DO NOT dispose of animals you are selling with papers. Features of 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.

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 north@charolaisusa.com

Recording Secretary Marilou Wegner  ext. 400

mwegner@charolaisusa.com

Director of Activities David Hobbs  ext. 200

dhobbs@charolaisusa.com

Youth Activities Coordinator Kaitlyn Lewis  ext. 201 klewis@charolaisusa.com

Administrative Assistant Affiliates Coordinator Judy Clements  ext. 102

jclements@charolaisusa.com

Controller

Lewis Meyer  ext. 300 lmeyer@charolaisusa.com

AICA OFFICERS

President

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

Vice President

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

Secretary

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

Treasurer

Bill Romans 3801 Old Stage Rd Harper, OR 97906 (541) 358-2921

Ex-Officio

Asst. Recording Secretary Maggie Smithee  ext. 401

Larry Lehman P.O. Box 700 Tioga, TX 76271 (972) 529-8723

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

CPI BOARD

msmithee@charolaisusa.com

President J. Neil Orth

Board of Directors

FIELD STAFF Southeast Representative

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

Bill Nottke John Chism Georgeanne Webb Bill Romans

AIJCF BOARD of TRUSTEES

Chairman & Trustee Larry Lehman

Trustees

Southwest Representative

Alan Vedvei Harlin Hecht J. Neil Orth Kaitlyn Lewis

North Central Representative

Fundraising Chairman

Cody Beck Cell - (765) 719-1622 cbeck@charolaisusa.com

Colt Keffer Cell - (765) 376-8784 ckeffer@charolaisusa.com

West Representative

Weston Geppert Cell - (605) 933-1387 westongeppert@hotmail.com

Other Regions

Call the AICA office. (816) 464-5977

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 Dennis Metzger 22600 Blue Jay Ln Anderson, CA 96007 (308) 544-6445

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 Spencer Schrader 2118 Oxbow Rd Wells, KS 67467 (785) 488-2135

Area 12 Jimmy Ray Parish 506 Holly Hills Rd #92 Columbus, MS 39705 (662) 312-8372

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) 552-4072

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

Area 14 Dotty Macy 1039 Heaps Rd Street, MD 21154 (772) 713-4061

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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Area 8 Mike Schumacher 14809 Pike 139 Bowling Green, MO 63334 (573) 324-2528 term expires 2017

Larry Lehman

AICA COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN & VICE CHAIRMEN Activities

Breed Improvement

Junior Council

VICE CHAIRMAN John Chism Area 11 Director

VICE CHAIRMAN John Chism Area 11 Director

VICE CHAIRMAN Linda Hickam 14042 Hwy FF Thompson, MO 65285 (573) 682-3470

Advertising/Marketing

Commercial

Long Range Planning

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

VICE CHAIRMAN Wade Small HC 35 Box 30 Mountain City, NV 89831 (208) 243-1813

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

Affiliate

Finance

Rules & Ethics

CHAIRMAN Robb Creasey Area 10 Director

CHAIRMAN Larry Ludeke Area 5 Director

VICE CHAIRMAN Jeannine Doughty P.O. Box 523 Harrisonville, MO 64701 (816) 616-8838

VICE CHAIRMAN Bill Romans Area 1 Director

VICE CHAIRMAN Bill Romans Area 1 Director

CHAIRMAN Richard Clark P.O. Box 9 Tazewell, TN 37879 (423) 626-5892

CHAIRMAN Mike Schumacher Area 8 Director

CHAIRMAN Nathan Reinhart Area 9 Director

CHAROLAIS JOURNAL

CHAIRMAN Rex Ricketts Rt. 3 14800 Tucker School Rd Hallsville, MO 65255 (573) 882-4553

CHAIRMAN Dennis Metzger Area 2 Director

CHAIRMAN Larry Lehman Ex-Officio

CHAIRMAN Larry Lehman Ex-Officio

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Performance Feb. 15 Seedstock Consignments

Iowa Beef Expo • Des Moines, Iowa

4 Herd Sire Prospects

Top Replacement

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

WF Whistler 510 Pld

1-15-15 BW: 88 AWW: 741 EPDs: CE 5.2 BW; 0.4 WW: 42 YW: 78 M: 12 MCE: 2.2 TM: 33 SC: 0.9 • Top 2% REA: 1% TSI Sire: M6 Bells & Whistles Dam: Grid Maker x Fasttrack

WF Sun Dial 548 Pld

2-20-15 BW: 89 AWW: 683 EPDs: CE: 3.0 BW: 1.9 WW: 36 YW: 54 M: 1 MCE: 6.0 TM: 19 SC: 0.7 • Dam - full sister to WF Impressive, 2007 IBE topper SIre: LT Sundance Dam: Infinite Justice x Fasttrack

WF Start Me Up 511 Pld

1-15-15 BW: 91 AWW: 719 EPDs: CE: -2.7 BW: 1.7 WW: 25 YW: 42 M: 13 MCE: 0.1 TM: 25 SC: 0.9 Sire: Fire Water Dam: Infinite Justice x Fasttrack

WF Turton 565 Pld WF Mustang’s Ringer 572 P ET

3-26-15 BW: 78 AWW: 634 EPDs: CE: 1.6 BW: 1.1 WW: 40 WY: 71 M: 14 MCE: 3.5 TM: 34 SC: 1.1 • Dam - full sister, Mustang Sally Sire: M6 Bells & Whistles Dam: Fire Water x Platinum

3-15-15 BW: 91 AWW: 673 EPDs: CE: 0.2 BW: 1.4 WW: 32 YW: 58 M: 6 MCE: 0.8 TM: 22 SC: 1.1 Sire: TR PZC Mr Turton Dam: New Standard x LT Skyline

Black Hills Stock Show • Rapid City, S.D.

Feb. 2

6 Herd Sire Prospects WF Head Honcho 504 Pld

WF Bandwagon 547 Pld

2-19-15 BW: 85 AWW: 677 EPDs: 4.1 -0.8 24 47 12 2.3 24 1.0 WCR Bandit x Rio Bravo x Inf Justice

WF Denver Bell 518 Pld

1-4-15 BW: 88 AWW: 753 EPDs: 9.2 -0.4 31 60 6 6.4 21 1.1 LT Ledger x 0383 x Inf Justice

WF Sun King 507 Pld

WF Sundog 515 Pld

WF Bell Ringer 506 Pld

1-15-15 BW: 91 AWW: 787 EPDs: 1.4 2.3 48 76 8 1.4 32 1.0 LT Sundance x Mahalo x 914

1-17-15 BW: 80 AWW: 696 EPDs: 3.9 0.2 42 65 -1 3.9 20 1.0 LT Sundance x Easy Blend x Trademark

1-17-15 BW: 89 AWW: 822 EPDs: 3.3 0.6 47 76 4 0.2 28 1.0 LT Sundance x RC Denver x Rio Blanco

1-15-15 BW: 87 AWW: 738 EPDs: 6.5 -0.6 38 68 12 4.6 31 1.1 Bells & Whistles x Rio Bravo x Fasttrack

New Richland, MN

Wakefield Farms Original Charter Member Minnesota Charolais Association

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Kyle & Emily Wakefield (507) 402-4640 kylerwakefield@gmail.com Larry, Dan & Travis Wakefield (507) 456-8594

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

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

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION LONGRANGE® (eprinomectin) should be given only by subcutaneous injection in front of the shoulder at the recommended dosage level of 1 mg eprinomectin per kg body weight (1 mL per 110 lb body weight). WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS Withdrawal Periods and Residue Warnings Animals intended for human consumption must not be slaughtered within 48 days of the last treatment. This drug product is not approved for use in female dairy cattle 20 months of age or older, including dry dairy cows. Use in these cattle may cause drug residues in milk and/or in calves born to these cows. A withdrawal period has not been established for pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal. Animal Safety Warnings and Precautions The product is likely to cause tissue damage at the site of injection, including possible granulomas and necrosis. These reactions have disappeared without treatment. Local tissue reaction may result in trim loss of edible tissue at slaughter. Observe cattle for injection site reactions. If injection site reactions are suspected, consult your veterinarian. This product is not for intravenous or intramuscular use. Protect product from light. LONGRANGE® (eprinomectin) has been developed specifically for use in cattle only. This product should not be used in other animal species. When to Treat Cattle with Grubs LONGRANGE effectively controls all stages of cattle grubs. However, proper timing of treatment is important. For the most effective results, cattle should be treated as soon as possible after the end of the heel fly (warble fly) season. Environmental Hazards Not for use in cattle managed in feedlots or under intensive rotational grazing because the environmental impact has not been evaluated for these scenarios. Other Warnings: Underdosing and/or subtherapeutic concentrations of extended-release anthelmintic products may encourage the development of parasite resistance. It is recommended that parasite resistance be monitored following the use of any anthelmintic with the use of a fecal egg count reduction test program. TARGET ANIMAL SAFETY Clinical studies have demonstrated the wide margin of safety of LONGRANGE® (eprinomectin). Overdosing at 3 to 5 times the recommended dose resulted in a statistically significant reduction in average weight gain when compared to the group tested at label dose. Treatment-related lesions observed in most cattle administered the product included swelling, hyperemia, or necrosis in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin. The administration of LONGRANGE at 3 times the recommended therapeutic dose had no adverse reproductive effects on beef cows at all stages of breeding or pregnancy or on their calves. Not for use in bulls, as reproductive safety testing has not been conducted in males intended for breeding or actively breeding. Not for use in calves less than 3 months of age because safety testing has not been conducted in calves less than 3 months of age. STORAGE Store at 77° F (25° C) with excursions between 59° and 86° F (15° and 30° C). Protect from light. Made in Canada. Manufactured for Merial Limited, Duluth, GA, USA. ®LONGRANGE and the Cattle Head Logo are registered trademarks of Merial. ©2013 Merial. All rights reserved. 1050-2889-02, Rev. 05/2012

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SEASON-LONG PARASITE CONTROL • 15,000 HEAD • 9 STATES

+28 POUNDS AVERAGE Looks like our secret is out.

LONGRANGE averaged 0.28 lbs./day more Average Daily Gain (ADG)1 2.5 lbs.

Difference ADG 0.24*

Difference ADG 0.40

1.93

2.33 1.93

2 lbs. 1.5 lbs.

1.69

Difference ADG 0.30*

Difference ADG 0.28*

2.14

2.07 1.79

1.84

1 lb. .5 lb. 0 lb.

DECTOMAX/ivermectin

Pour-on

Conventional Dewormers

Combinations

LONGRANGE

All Study

*Statistically significant

Thanks to LONGRANGE® (eprinomectin), parasite control will never be the same. Comparing more than 15,000 head in nine states, stockers treated for parasites with LONGRANGE gained an average of 28 lbs. more over DECTOMAX® (doramectin), CYDECTIN® (moxidectin), SAFE-GUARD® (fenbendazole) and ivermectin-treated cattle – even when used in combination over 103 days.1 And at today’s market prices, that adds up to an extra $56 per head. Not bad for around a $5 investment.

If you want results like this, talk to your veterinarian about LONGRANGE or visit theLONGRANGElook.com.

Watch for a chance to win a JOHN DEERE® GATOR™ Scan to watch video and enter, or go to theLONGRANGElook.com/sto30.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: Do not treat within 48 days of slaughter. Not for use in female dairy cattle 20 months of age or older, including dry dairy cows, or in veal calves. Post-injection site damage (e.g., granulomas, necrosis) can occur. These reactions have disappeared without treatment. ®JOHN DEERE is a registered trademark, and ™GATOR is a trademark, of Deere & Company. Deere & Company neither sponsors nor endorses this promotion. ®LONGRANGE and the Cattle Head Logo are registered trademarks of Merial. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. ©2015 Merial, Inc., Duluth, GA. All rights reserved. RUMIELR1455-B (02/15)

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Data on file at Merial.

2

Dependent upon parasite species, as referenced in FOI summary and LONGRANGE product label.

3

LONGRANGE product label.

Available in 500 mL, 250 mL and 50 mL bottles. Administer subcutaneously at 1 mL/110 lbs.

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REVIEW

SALES

Charolais Sale Results Sales are listed in sale date order. A list of sales in this issue is provided below. Polzin Leading Ladies Sale M6 The Fall Event Bull Sale M6 The Fall Event Female Sale Fink Beef Genetics 25th Annual Bull Sale Vedvei Charolais Ranch & Guests The Dakota Standard IV Female Production Sale Charolais Source Bull Sale 11th Annual Genetrust Bull Sale Mississippi Pride of Dixie Sale Sonderup Charolais Ranch and Friends Foundation Female Sale South Dakota Charolais Classic Ridder Farms Family Values Sale Wright Charolais Fifth Annual Female Sale

Polzin Leading Ladies Sale Darwin, Minn.  October 3, 2015 Auctioneer: Jared Shipman, Grandview, Texas Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales, Oakley, Kan. Averages: ½ Donor........................................... $30,000 ¼ Herd Sire...................................... $10,000 20 Open Heifers................................. $8,003 1 Bred Heifer...................................... $5,500 21 3/4 Lots.................................... $9,451 Total Sale Gross.............................. $205,550 By: Colt Keffer High-selling lots: $30,000 – Open Heifer. PZC Lily 5013 ET, 1-21-15, by TR Mr Firewater 5792RET. To Prairie Cove Charolais, Alberta, Canada. $30,000 – 1/2 Donor. SCC Ms Bud 418-1128 ET, 8-19-01, by LHD Cigar E46. To Keith Sturtz, Fort Dodge, Iowa. $29,000 – Open Heifer. PZC Mulan 5055 ET, 3-4-15, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. To Curt Blair, Glenwood, Minn. $25,000 – Open Heifer. PZC Cinderella 5010 ET, 1-20-15, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. To Kadon Leddy, Stockholm, S.D. $23,000 – Flush. Thomas Ms Impressive 0641, 3-18-00, by JWK Impressive D040 ET. To Troy Baloun, Highmore, S.D.

M6 The Fall Event Bull Sale Alvarado, Texas  October 10, 2015 Auctioneer: Greg Clifton, Hurst, Texas Average: 97 Bulls........................................ $6,256 Total Sale Gross.............................. $606,750 By: Wes Chism High-selling lots: $20,000 – Bull. M6 Ring Da Bell 469 ET, 8-22-14, by M6 Bells & Whistles 258 P. To Southern Cattle Company, Marianna, Fla. (2/3 interest and full possession) 22  

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$15,000 – Bull. M6 Mac Daddy 432 P ET, 3-24-14, by M6 Cool Rep 8108 ET. To Larry Price, Belton, Texas. (2/3 interest and full possession)

$9,000 – Bred Heifer. M6 New Promise 3126 P, 11-24-13, by M6 New Standard 842 P ET. Bred to M6 Bells & Whistles 258 P. From M6 Ranch. To Laura Sanders, Yorktown, Texas.

$12,500 – Bull. M6 Cool Rep 422, 9-6-14, by M6 Cool Rep 8108 ET. To Tom Wheatcraft, Brookfield, Mo. (2/3 interest and full possession)

Fink Beef Genetics 25th Annual Bull Sale

$11,000 – Bull. M6 Ten Whistles 456 P, 8-714, by M6 Bells & Whistles 258 P. To Bradley 3 Ranch, Memphis, Texas. (Full interest and full possession) $11,000 – Bull. M6 Standard 4207, 2-2414, by M6 New Standard 842 P ET. To Mike Amburn, LaGrange, Texas. (Full interest and full possession)

M6 The Fall Event Female Sale Alvarado, Texas  October 10, 2015 Auctioneer: Greg Clifton, Hurst, Texas Averages: 3 ½ Donor Cows............................... $11,286 23 Bred Heifers.................................. $6,348 4 Pairs................................................ $5,625 5 Bred Cows....................................... $5,600 4 Cow/Calf Splits................................. $7,438 4 Open Heifers................................... $5,938 43 ½ Lots...................................... $6,655 Total Sale Gross.............................. $289,500 By: Wes Chism High-selling lots: $16,000 – Donor. M6 Ms Cool Jewel 380 ET, 8-22-13, by M6 Cool Rep 8108 ET. Bull calf, 10-5-15, by LT Sundance 2251 P. From M6 Ranch, Alvarado, Texas. To Daniel Sparkman, Ennis, Texas. (½ interest) $10,000 – Donor. M6 Ms Fresh Grid 2155 P, 12-26-12, by M6 Grid Maker 104 PET. Bred to LT Sundance 2251 P. From M6 Ranch. To Reinhart Charolais, Paragould, Ark. $9,000 – Bred Heifer. GF Ms Royce 4124, 3-18-14, by Cooley Royce 1107T39. Bred to M6 Sirens & Alarms 429. From Gibson Farms, Jakin, Ga. To Charles Ruppert, Yorktown, Texas.

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Randolph, Kan.  October 28, 2015 Auctioneer: Matt Lowery, Burwell Neb. Average: 156 Yearling Bulls........................ $6,378 Total Sale Gross.............................. $994,968 By: Colt Keffer High-selling lots: $11,000 – Bull. Fink 4218 0388 NS, 8-1014, by M6 New Standard 842P. To JD Walsh, Chouteau, Okla. $11,000 – Bull. Fink 4215 0342 FL, 8-1314, by VPI Free Lunch 708T. To Galen Wilson, Miller, Mo. $10,000 – Bull. Fink 4217 0358 GS, 8-1114, by Fink Gold Standard 0153. To Butch McCraken, Medicine Lodge, Kan. $9,500 – Bull. Fink 4236 of 0286 NS, 8-8-14, by M6 New Standard 842P. To Tyler Vathauer, Barnes, Kan. $9,500 – Bull. Fink 495 7742 FL, 8-26-14, by VPI Free Lunch 708T. To Perkins Prothro Ranch, Kerrock, Texas. $9,000 – Bull. Fink 4134 of 13 NS, 8-26-14, by M6 New Standard 842P. To Larry McNickle, Cherry Vale, Kan. $9,000 – Bull. Fink 488 7738 FL, 8-30-14, by VPI Free Lunch 708T. To Matthew Wilson, St. Francis, Kan. $9,000 – Bull. Fink 4137 of 813 FL, 9-17-14, by VPI Free Lunch 708T. To Perkins Prothro Ranch.


Vedvei Charolais Ranch & Guests The Dakota Standard IV Female Production Sale

11th Annual Genetrust Bull Sale

Lake Preston, S.D.  November 13, 2015

Averages: 69 Coming Two-Year-Old Bulls............ $6,101 7 Yearling Bulls.................................. $3,964 76 Bulls........................................ $5,905 Total Sale Gross.............................. $448,775

Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar, Reva, S.D. Averages: 13 Cow-Calf Splits............................... $4,912 6 Cow-Calf Fall Pairs........................... $3,750 42 Bred Heifers.................................. $3,710 6 Bred Cows....................................... $2,767 3 Open Heifers................................... $2,167 70 Lots.......................................... $3,789 Total Sale Gross.............................. $265,230 By: Colt Keffer High-selling lots: $7,550 – Cow-Calf Split. VCR Miss Ruby 110 P, 2-4-11, by HC Rhinestone 8355. Heifer calf, 4-23-15, by CCC Max INXS 912. From Vedvei Charolais Ranch, Lake Preston, S.D. Cow to Bill Dugan, Greely, Neb., for 5,250. Heifer calf to Brett Terhaar, Winterset, Iowa, for $2,300. $6,250 – Bred Heifer. JCR Miss Flash 441 P, 2-24-14, by One Penny Blanco Flash 6424. From Jensen Charolais Ranch, Lake Preston, S.D. To MidTenn Charolais, Manchester, Tenn. $5,750 – Fall Calving Cow. VCR Blue Smoke Abby 939 ET, 2-13-09, by JDJ Smokester J1377 P ET. Heifer calf, 9-11-15, by Keys 38 Special 38Y. From Vedvei Charolais Ranch. To Bruce Roy, Mansura, La. $5,750 – Bred Heifer. JM Miss Mac 4150 P, 3-30-14, by VCR Sir Mac IV 128 P. From JM Ranch, Lake Preston, S.D. To Rays Charolais Farm, Hillsboro, Tenn. $5,000 – Bred Heifer. VCR Ms Special Edition 498, 3-16-14, by Keys 38 Special 38Y. From Vedvei Charolais Ranch. To Reppe Ranch, Conde, S.D.

Charolais Source Bull Sale Chester, S.C.  November 18, 2015 Auctioneer: Will Thompson, Lawndale, N.C. Sale Sponsors: American Polled Charolais, Lancaster, S.C., Mazeppa Charolais Farm, Mt. Ulla, N.C., and Clay Ford Ranch Charolais, Patrick, S.C. Averages: 40 Bulls.............................................. $2,612 17 Open Heifers................................. $2,000 57 Lots.......................................... $2,429 Total Sale Gross.............................. $138,475 By: Floyd Wampler High-selling lots: $4,000 – Bull. HHP Rio Bravo 466, 8-26-14, by HHP Rio Bravo 204 P. From American Polled Charolais. To Micheal Reaves, Hamer, S.C. $3,800 – Bull. CFR Distance 479 P, 11-18-14, by LT Distance 2054 Pld. From Clayford Ranch Charolais. To Micheal Reaves. $3,600 – Bull. Mazeppa Silver Distance 174, 3-27-14, by LT Distance 2054 Pld. From Mazeppa Charolais Farm. To Jason Blackwelder, Wadesboro, N.C. $2,800 – Open Heifer. Mazeppa Ms Fine Judy, 9-23-14, by KC Sir Jordan K42. From Mazeppa Charolais Farm. To James Hutto, Rock Hill, S.C. $2,800 – Open Heifer. Ms Mazeppa Cigar 694, 9-10-14, by Mazeppa Bridger 312. From Mazeppa Charolais Farm. To James Hutto.

Jacksonville, Texas  November 21, 2015 Auctioneer: Doak Lambert, Coppell, Texas

High-selling lots: $15,000 – Coming Two-Year-Old Bull. JGS Long Shot B411, 1-18-14, by LT Long Shot 1045 Pld. From Sturgess Double S Cattle Co., Larue, Texas. To Albert Charolais, Karnes City, Texas. $14,000 – Coming Two-Year-Old Bull. JGS LD Bravado B430, 1-31-14, by LT Long Distance 9001. From Sturgess Double S Cattle Co. To Albert Charolais. $11,000 – Coming Two-Year-Old Bull. CR Ledger 1107B3, 3-24-14, by LT Ledger 0332 P. From Cavender Ranches, Jacksonville, Texas To Frank Gauthier, San Augustine, Texas. $8,000 – Coming Two-Year-Old Bull. JGS Marksman B406, 1-13-14, by LT Long Shot 1045 Pld. From Sturgess Double S Cattle Co. To Cole McCarty, Decatur, Texas. $8,000 – Coming Two-Year-Old Bull. JGS Valued Asset B410, 1-18-14, by LT Blue Value 7903 ET. From Sturgess Double S Cattle Co. To Michael Bennett, Tennessee Colony, Texas, and Trinity Valley Community College, Athens, Texas. $8,000 – Coming Two-Year-Old Bull. CR Smokester 488B, 2-20-14, by JDJ Smokester J1377 P ET. From Cavender Ranches. To Bruce Roy, Mansura, La. Note: Bulls sold to 7 states.

Mississippi Pride of Dixie Sale Raymond, Miss.  November 21, 2015 Auctioneer: Greg Clifton, Hurst, Texas Sale Sponsor: Mississippi Charolais Association Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service, College Station, Texas Averages: 4.75 Bulls........................................... $3,442 6 Cow-Calf Pairs................................. $4,625 5 Cow-Calf Splits................................. $3,400 11 Bred Cows..................................... $4,268 8 Bred Heifers.................................... $3,325 16 Open Heifers................................. $3,325 50.75 Lots..................................... $3,698 Not included in above averages: 6 Embryos............................................. $600 3 Pregnant Recipients......................... $5,183 145 Units of Semen............................ $54.55 1 Percentage Heifer............................ $2,000 1 Semen Tank........................................ $600 Total Sale Gross.............................. $217,310 By: Floyd Wampler High-selling lots: $6,000 – Cow-Calf Pair. PR Lady Moonshiner, 9-14-10, by JDS He’smyking 2038 P ET. Heifer calf, 9-24-15, by LT Ledger 0332 P. From Pistol Ridge Charolais, Lumberton, Miss. To Hudspeth Farms, St. Joe, Ark. $5,750 – Pregnant Angus Recipient. Mating of BHD Asset x Ms Dynasty 170. Due 5-4-16. From Bill & Raye Arlitt, Poteet, Texas. To Bill McDavid, Easley, S.C.

$5,500 – Cow-Calf Pair. PR Ms King 301, 9-7-13, by JDS He’smyking 2038 P ET. Heifer calf, 9-15-15, by BHD Zen X270. From Pistol Ridge Charolais. To Rocking S Ranch, LLC, Bristow, Okla. $5,500 – Pregnant Recipient. Mating of JDJ Equity Z370 x RCR Ms Commander N 03 P ET. Due 12-2-15. From Bill & Raye Arlitt. To Bill McDavid. $5,100 – Open Heifer. CWC Mamie 405, 2-1-14, by CWC Trifecta J825. From Clear Water Cattle, West Point, Miss. To Randy Ryals, Hattiesburg, Miss. $5,000 – Cow-Calf Pair. TLT Colette 1139 P, 9-11-11, by LHD Guarantee P632. Heifer calf, 9-23-15, by JDJ Maximo A18. From Rocking S Ranch LLC. To Tommy Turner, Hickman, Tenn. $4,250 – Bull. RE Mystery 829 ET, 1-5-10, by CJC Illusion N111. From Rocking S Ranch LLC. To Testerman Charolais, True, W.Va. (3/4 Interest)

Sonderup Charolais Ranch and Friends Foundation Female Sale Grand Island, Neb.  November 21, 2015 Auctioneer: Matt Lowery, Burwell, Neb. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales, Oakley, Kan. Averages: 27 Bred Heifers.................................. $3,563 18 Open Heifers................................. $2,939 10 Bred Cows..................................... $3,570 55 Lots.......................................... $3,360 Not included in above average: 5 Recipients........................................ $3,580 5 Percentage Heifers........................... $2,160 Total Sale Gross.............................. $213,500 By: Colt Keffer High-selling lots: $6,000 – Bred Heifer. SCR Miss Tuffy 4153, 3-13-14, by FC Marbler 841P. From Sonderup Charolais Ranch, Fullerton, Neb. To Funk Charolais, Omaha, Neb. $5,600 – Bred Cow. SCR Miss Tuffy 0123, 2-11-10, by FC Marbler 841P. From Sonderup Charolais Ranch. To Independent Foundation, York, Neb. $4,900 – Bred Heifer. FC Ms Ledger 4207P, 2-24-14, by LT Ledger 0332P. From Funk Charolais. To Triple K Charolais, Superior, Neb. $4,600 – Open Heifer. FC Ms Tuffy 5252 P ET, 3-4-15, by SCR Tuffy 0119. From Funk Charolais. To Wild Indian Acres, Desoto, Mo. $4,500 – Bred Heifer. SCR Miss Triumph 4116, 3-6-14, by SCR Tuffy 0119. From Sonderup Charolais Ranch. To Nielson Brothers, Newtown, Mo. $4,500 – Bred Heifer. SCR Miss Sebastion 4142, 3-7-14, by IKE Sebastion 2151. From Sonderup Charolais Ranch. To Triple K Charolais.

South Dakota Charolais Classic Mitchell, S.D.  November 21, 2015 Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar, Belle Fourche, S.D.

Averages: 13 Open Heifers................................. $3,135 17 Bred Heifers.................................. $2,982 30 Lots.......................................... $3,048 CHAROLAIS JOURNAL

Not included in above averages: 1 Flush............................................... $2,500 18 Embryos........................................... $317 Total Sale Gross................................ $99,650 By: Weston Geppert High-selling lots: $7,250 – Open Heifer. EC Maggie 568P, 2-2315, by OCR Magnum A140. From Eggleston’s Charolais, Wessington, S.D. To Randall Caulk, Campbellsville, Ky. $5,000 – Bred Heifer. DCR Ms Tuffle B124, 2-26-14, by SCR Tuffy 0119. Bred to WR Wrangler W602. From Doll Charolais, New Salem, N.D. To Jerry Wagner, South Heart, N.D. $4,000 – Open Heifer. Wells Ms Wild & Free 51, 2-16-15, by SVY Freedom Pld 307N. From Wells Charolais, Conde, S.D. To Dynamic Z Charolais, Lake Park, Iowa. $3,750 – Bred Heifer. WF Miss Royce 522 Pld, 3-16-14, by Raile 2250 T077. Bred to EC Major Impact 107P. From Eggleston’s Charolais. To Larry Ogle, Woonsocket, S.D. $3,500 - Open Heifer. WF Miss Royce 522 Pld, 1-19-15, by Cooley Royce 1107T39. From Wakefield Charolais, New Richland, Minn. To Steve Holz, Manchester, Iowa. $3,500 – Bred Heifer. DCR Ms Tuffie B208, 3-7-14, by SCR Tuffy 0119. Bred to WCR Mr Duke 8141 Pld. From Doll Charolais. To Jerry Wagner.

Ridder Farms Family Values Sale Hermann, Mo.  November 28, 2015 Auctioneer: Eddie Burks, Park City, Ky. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales, Oakley, Kan. Averages: 10 Open Heifers................................. $4,279 10 1/2 Bred Heifers............................ $3,861 1/2 Herd Bull Prospect....................... $4,800 1 ET Choice........................................ $4,600 7 Bred Cows....................................... $2,571 5 Cow-Calf Splits................................. $4,580 10 Fall Cow-Calf Pairs......................... $3,375 44 Lots.......................................... $3,802 Note reported in above averages: 5 Replacement Heifer Calves.............. $2,050 2 Flushes............................................ $3,675 3 Embryos............................................. $450 Total Sale Gross.............................. $186,250 By: David Hobbs High-selling lots: $9,000 – Open Heifer. RF Ms Stealth 5021, 2-16-15, by MCF Bohannon 305A. To Double Take Farms, Nebraska City, Neb. $8,750 – Fall Cow-Calf Pair. WIA Firegirls Pride P ET, 9-18-13, by LT Ledger 0332 P. Heifer calf, 9-22-15, by M6 Full Speed 109 P. From Wild Indian Acres, DeSoto, Mo. To Mark Rickabaugh, Greeley, Kan. $6,400 – Open Heifer. RF Greta 5012, 2-6-15, by LT Ledger 0332 P. To Trey Conley, Clarksdale, Mo. $5,700 – Bred Cow. AC Ms Southern Spice PET, 9-27-08, by VCR Sir Duke 914 Pld. Bred to CCC WC Resource 417 P. To Wild Indian Acres and Mark Rickabaugh. $5,500 – Bred Heifer. WIA-RF Standard Girl ET, 3-17-14, by M6 New Standard 842 P ET. Bred to CCC WC Resource 417 P. To MDL Charolais, Joy, Ill.

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Kearney, Mo.  December 5, 2015 Auctioneer: Rob Nord, Clinton, Ill. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales, Oakley, Kan. Averages: 10 Open Heifers............................... $11,550 20 Bred Heifers.................................. $4,708 19 Bred Cows..................................... $5,037 2 Fall Cow-Calf Pairs......................... $17,750 51 Lots.......................................... $6,683 Total Sale Gross.............................. $340,850 By: David Hobbs High-selling lots: $37,000 – Open Heifer. WC Kourtney 5282 P, 2-4-15, by WC Up The Limit 1128 P ET. To Stalcup Farms Charolais, Prescott, Iowa, and Nate Suttles, Hanna City, Ill. $19,500 – Fall Cow-Calf Pair. IQCR Skys Easy Profit 768 P, 3-26-07, by LT Wyoming Sky 4182 P. Heifer calf, 10-19-15, by LT Rushmore 8060 Pld. To Jessie Heimer, Taylor, Mo. $19,000 – Open Heifer. WC Kendall 5173 P ET, 3-23-15, by TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET. To Jaid Runft, Scandia, Kan. $16,000 – Fall Cow-Calf Pair. WC Blue Dutchess 9067, 3-15-09, by LT Blue Grass 4017 P. Heifer calf, 9-7-15, by LT Rushmore 8060 Pld. To Clark Behrends, Fredricksburg, Texas. $13,000 – Open Heifer. WC Kim 5156 P ET, 2-21-15, by TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET. To Trace Rusk, Wellington, Kan.

$10,000 – Bred Heifer. WC SCS Ashlee 4125 P ET, 1-15-14, by DA Passport 502 P ET. Bred to LT Ledger 0332 P. From Wright Charolais, Richmond, Mo., and Sayre Cattle Service, Purdin, Mo. To J&J Trust, Parkston, S.D. $10,000 – Bred Cow. WC Missy 110 P ET, 2-1-11, by WC-WCCC Rocketfuel 7109. Bred to M6 New Standard 842 P ET. To Mclemore Cattle, Bradley, Okla. $9,500 – Open Heifer. WC CCC Khloe 5332 P, 4-3-15, by LT-WC Templeton 1483 Pld ET. From Wright Charolais and Cody Cattle Co., Richmond, Mo. To Rachael Booth, Miami, Okla. Note: Females sold to buyers from 15 states and 2 Canadian provinces.

NON POINT Canadian National Charolais Show Canadian Western Agribition

SHOW RESULTS

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Wright Charolais Fifth Annual Female Sale

Junior Division Calf and Reserve Grand Champion Bull: SVY Grizzly Pld 521C, 1-29-15, by SVY Blitz 125 Y. Serhienko Cattle Co., Maymont, Sask., and Horseshoe E Charolais, Kenaston, Sask.

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Canadian Western Agribition

Judge: Kevin Dorrance, Wawota, Sask. Senior and Grand Champion and Supreme Champion Female: PZC TR Desirae 012, 3-8-12, by CML Diablo 2X. Heifer calf, CML Desirae 558C, 2-1-15, by CML Distinction 318A. McLeod Livestock, Cochrane, Alberta. Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion Female: Prairie Cove Miss 309A, 1-19-13, by HTA Vegas 134Y. Bull Calf, CAYS Moonshine 11C, 1-27-15, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Cay’s Cattle, Kinistino, Sask., and Prairie Cove Charolais, Bowden, Alberta.

Supreme Champion Female

Senior and Grand Champion Bull: CML Distinction 318A, 1-17-13, by Merit Vintage 4065P. McLeod Livestock, Sunrise Charolais, Stayner, Ontario, and Silver Spur Land & Cattle, Encampment, Wyo. Champion Bull

These Bulls Sell February 10! South Dakota Showplace • Watertown Farm Show Watertown, S.D. • Noon • Broadcast on DV Auction Bull

Reg. Num

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WW

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5383

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91

917

1.5

48

91

14

39

1.1

28

.66

.010

.07

5949

M865608

3-14

5030

90

839

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44

75

14

36

1.4

24

.56

.005

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5975

M865598

3-26

689

104

858

2.0

33

63

12

28

1.0

24

.72

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5504

M865583

4-3

5030

87

831

-.1

40

59

14

34

1.1

29

.65

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5191

M865572

4-8

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90

823

1.6

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3

25

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Visit our website for more information on dams and sires. Pictures will be available in January. Call or e-mail at your convenience. South Dakota Charolais Breeders Association 2008 Outstanding Seedstock Producer

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KEPPEN CHAROLAIS

Steve - Myrna - Greg - BJ 405 Samara Ave. • Volga, SD 57071 (605) 627-5229 • (605) 690-3218 cell keppencharolais@mchsi.com

Visit our website —

www.keppencharolais.com

CHAROLAIS JOURNAL


PARTY!

DeBruycker Charolais

Selling January 17th in Denver

Charolais in the Rockies Sale

19th Annual WH

Gateway-Getaway Production Sale with Guest Consignors

BHD Ms Equity B662

CJC Ms Trademark B248 visit www.DeBruyckerCharolais.com

CREATING GREATER RANCHER RETURNS

You’re invited to a

Selling 90 Lots

Friday, March 4, 2016

Arrowhead Sale Facility • Cedar Hill, MO Steak Dinner 5-7 p.m. • Sale 7:00 p.m.

A Gala Affair!

Join us as we celebrate 50 years as an AICA Member and 50 years for Miss Charolais USA! Benefitting the Miss Charolais USA Scholarship Program We’ll have a drawing for a new Honda 250 4-Wheeler. Tickets will be available at many Charolais events or give us a call. More details in the February Journal or visit our website — www.windyhillcharolais.com

CHAROLAIS FARMS Stan and Mary Bonacker and Family 7095 Burgess Ford Road  Cedar Hill, MO 63016 Stan: (314) 550-2554  David: (314) 974-5230 Evenings: (636) 285-8825  Fax: (636) 285-6073 E-Mail: stan@windyhillcharolais.com

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February 13-21, 2016 buFFalo counTy Fairgrounds

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This powerful patriarch son is packed with performance. This bull combines a great phenotype, outstanding growth, structural correctness, with maternal and carcass traits in one package.

This Fire water bred heifer could be carring your next winning ticket! she sells safe in calf to lT ledger 0332.

This powerhouse herdsire prospect is featured at the classic!

here is a full brother to the 2014 classic champion charolais bull and the 2015 reserve champion bull. This bull is sired by Fire water!

The many time champion female is confirmed safe in calf to wr wrangler w601. it is confirmed a bull calf. Tremendous package featured here!

This classy bred heifer sells safe in calf to Jesse James. club calf breeders take notice here!

308.627.6385 | rkbush@frontiernet.net A complete sale listing can be found at www.necattlemen.com or follow us on Facebook!

Royal Ice Sale This is an elite sale offering of embryo packages, flush opportunities and semen packages. Thursday, February 18Th, 7 pM

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47th National

A Power Female from Powerful Genetics.

Reserve Grand Champion

Thanks to our 37th National Sale buyers – • Vollborn Charolais, Ohio, selected the

D&D Ms Kennedy 1430 Pld ET

high-selling Dream Girl Embryos • Megan Brown, Alabama, selected our Long Distance heifer

Watch for our offerings — Kentucky Beef Expo Feb. 19-20 • Louisville

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Contact us for Future Genetic Matings!

Sire: WC CCC Bud Heavy 903 Pld ET

43rd National Reserve Grand

Dam: D&D Miss Kennedy (Wyo Wind)

35th National Reserve Grand

Spring Born On-Line Sale April 24 • Breeders’ World

Fall Born On-Line Sale Mar. 27 • Breeders’ World On-Line sales feature Multiple Breeds and Crossbreds.

Long Hall Cattle Kelly Hall 937-763-0931 • Clint Hall 606-782-1981 4844 Anderson Rd, Hillsboro, OH & 7197 Mt. Carmel Rd, Maysville, KY

Harrod Farms “The Next Generation” Becca, Jenna and Jake 645 Evergreen Rd. Frankfort, KY 40601 Jeff Harrod 502-330-6745

Stop by and see Miss Kay walking the pastures. Visitors always welcome

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ultrasound carcass tested

27th ANNUAL

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Charolais Bulls

Reeder, ND

Bull Sale Friday, February 12, 2016

SELLING

Other Herd Sires: RCB Gain & Grade S036 Eaton's Paycheck 20078 EC High Tech 7046 WCR Big Ben 366 RC Amazing 3145 Fink 2874 of 9725 GM HC Gain & Grade 244 HC Intimidator 612

1 p.m. MST

Bowman Auction Market • Bowman, ND HC Polar Express 5052 Pld BD:3-13-15

BW:88 ADJ WW/R: 912/121

Out of a 1st calf heifer, super performance, outstanding disposition, extremely thick top, great length, very complete. May be the best we've ever raised. Sire: WCR Polar Vortex 324

Sire: LT Ledger 0332

WCR Polar Vortex 324

Thank you to everyone who bid and bought bulls from our 26th Annual Sale last February! Thanks to our many repeat and new customers, it was a huge success! Have a Merry Christmas and Prosperous 2016!

Ryan & Rhonda Honeyman and Family 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

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HC Ledger 5013 Pld BD: 2-23-15 BW: 76 ADJ WW/R: 839/112 Out of a 1st calf heifer, tremendous calving ease, outstanding thickness through his back and hind leg, good disposition, and very complete . Sire: LT Ledger 0332


THANKS FOR YOUR VOTE OF CONFIDENCE

JGS Long Shot B411 Sold to Albert Charolais Kenedy, TX

JGS LD Bravado B430 Sold to Albert Charolais Kenedy, TX

CR Smokester 488B Sold to Bruce Roy Mansura, LA

And Special Thanks also to these Charolais Breeders Frank Gauthier, St Augustine, TX; and Charles Crochet, Lafayette, LA - CR Ledger 1107B3 Cole McCurdy, Decatur, TX - JGS Marksman B406 Michael Bennett, Tennessee Colony, TX; and Trinity Valley Community College, Athens, TX - JGS Valued Asset B410 Chip Stewart, Greenville, KY - CR Smokester 488B8 Heath Hyde, Sulphur Springs, TX - CR Turton 632B4 Hobbs 3-Way Ranch, Wharton, TX - JGS True Blue B468 Bo Herndon, Lyons, GA - CR Turton 632B3 & CR Turton 488B5

69 Coming Two Yr Olds averaged $6,101 7 Fall Yearlings averaged $3,964 Bulls sold into Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, South Dakota and Texas Please Mark your Calender for our next Fall Bull Sale Saturday, November 19, 2016 Or come by and let us show you the super set of Spring Yearlings now on Test!

WE GREATLY APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT! Jerry & Gwynette Sturgess 11160 FM 2588 LaRue, TX 75770 (903) 343-9009 Jay & Lori Sturgess (903)681-0725 Michael & Lauren Sturgess (210)867-6863 msturgess@southernlivestock.com

Joe Cavender, Owner 1530 CR 3313 Jacksonville, TX 75766 (903) 571-1209 joe@cavenders.com Justin Matejka, Manager Neches River Ranch (903) 521-1070 justinwmatejka@gmail.com J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 6   31


AMERICAN-INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR CHAROLAIS ASSOCIATION

Payton Creasey, Area 5 Director

VIEWPOINT

JUNIOR

Get to Know Your Director! Interviewed by Rachael Hockenbery, Area 7 Director

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

Treasurer Hadley Schotte Marysville, KS (785) 562-6632

meg_johnson24@yahoo.com

hadleyschotte@gmail.com

Vice President Ty Dybdal Newcastle, NE (402) 841-0995

Ex-Officio Haley Stalcup Prescott, IA (641) 344-6692

tydybds14@gmail.com

hstalcup@hotmail.com

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

Directors By Area

Hello to all Charolais breeders. I am Payton Creasey, the oldest of four girls. I grew up in a small town called Macomb. My family and I raise and show Charolais cattle. I am a freshman this year at Western Illinois University majoring in Agricultural Business. I am the area five director and currently hold the position of secretary of the AIJCA board. I hope everyone has had a wonderful year and an even better new year!

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

Bertsche” to some other new member or younger member. I hope to make all younger or new members feel welcome. Junior nationals is one of the best weeks of my life and I hope to make it the same for everyone else that attends.

lhjrbradshaw@gmail.com

Q: What are some of your traits that help you to be

tydybds14@gmail.com

a good board member?

Some traits of being a good board member would Q: How has being involved in the AIJCA impacted you? A: be willing to listen to new ideas, leading by example, A: When I was young, my dad introduced my sister and I to communicating and meeting new people. A good board

showing cattle. I had no idea the places it would take me or even the experiences it would allow me to have. Being involved in the AIJCA has allowed me to make forever lasting friendships that I would not have had without this organization. I look forward to every show and seeing friends from all over that I don’t see all that often. It has also allowed me to take part in leadership to the younger kids.

Q:

Why is it important for the younger kids to get involved in Junior Nationals?

A: I think it is greatly important for the younger kids to get involved not only to keep the breed and association going but allow them to make the friendships and have the experiences just like the older members have experienced. Showing cattle is so much more than competing. I believe it teaches kids responsibility, what hard work really is and how to work with others. These are all very important skills in life. I believe that kids that grow up showing cattle have an advantage in life over others. Q:

What or who inspired you to become a board member and why?

A:

My family first experienced Charolais Junior Nationals in 2008 in Des Moines, Iowa. We were knew to the overall experience. Troy Bertsche was on the AIJCA board that year and my area director. I was very shy and had not had a chance to meet many people. Most of the day was spent in my stalls watching my cattle. About the second day Troy Bertsche came over and introduced himself to me and my family. All week he made sure we were involved, going to all the conference meetings, and having fun playing games while we all sat in the stalls. He made everyone feel involved and didn’t leave anyone out. He made the week, from that point on I wanted to be “Troy

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Q:

I am very lucky to grow up around and be involved in such a great breed! Enjoy and Happy New Year to everyone.

kaitlyn.davlin@yahoo.com

At Large Cagney Effling Highmore, SD (605) 870- 0368

hadleyschotte@gmail.com

Area 5 Payton Creasey Macomb, IL (309) 333-3125

is to not be afraid. If you can think it, you can achieve it if you set your mind to it. Also being involved in the Charolais breed and this organization will lead you to so many wonderful opportunities, take advantage of these opportunities. Don’t be afraid to meet new people, you will make some of your best and lasting friendships within the Charolais association. Lastly, don’t be afraid to ask or approach a board member if you ever have any questions. We are all willing to answer any questions you have, give good advice, or even just chat.

At Large Kaitlyn Davlin El Campo, TX (979) 543-0366

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

member should always wear a smile and be approachable. Working with younger kids is a big part of being on the board, you have to make them feel involved and help them gain the confidence they need to be successful.

A: What I would say to new or incoming junior members

abbeecarnes@gmail.com

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

Area 4 Dillon Elder Blum, Texas (817) 229-3360

If you had some advice to give to new junior members what would it be, and what advice would you give new members to become more involved?

At Large Abbee Carnes Richland, SC (864) 784-2562

ckeffling@venturecomm.net

At Large Taylor Husz Maryville, MO (660) 254-7505

dillonelder23@outlook.com

husztay@gmail.com

pcreasey34@gmail.com

Area 6 Teanna Simpson Thayer, MO (417) 280-1150 teannasimpson@gmail.com

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

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

Committee Chairmen

2016 AIJCA Junior National Show & Leadership Conference June 26 – July 1, 2016 Springfield, Missouri

CHAROLAIS JOURNAL

Fundraising Hadley Schotte Programs & Activities Ty Dybdal

Membership Payton Creasey Junior National Megan Johnson

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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Insurance & Trucking:

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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:

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

Sale Day Phones:

Charolais Journal Charolais Journal Special Assignment Weekly Livestock Reporter

Auctioneer:

Sale Location:

David Hobbs Cody Beck Jay Purchase Ralph Means

(979) 229-4472 (765) 719-1622 (913) 515-1215 (573) 881-1876

Saturday, January 30, 2016 National ROE Charolais Show

4:00 p.m. – Cattle Arena

Sale Sponsor:

Charolais Association of Texas

Sale Headquarters:

PO Box 1103 • Poth, TX 78147 Katelyn Ebrom, Office Manager • (830) 708-6709 Eric Dennis, President • (940) 841-2792

Holiday Inn Express, 1111 W. Lancaster, Ft Worth (817) 698-9595 “Cattle Sale Group $121.00

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.

Terms & Conditions:

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

1

BC TURTON’S BONANZA C06 PET 1/10/2015 EM860187

POLLED

TR MR FIRE WATER 5792RET THOMAS OAHE WIND 0772ET P THOMASSWISSERSWEET1764ET TR PZC MR TURTON 0794 ET EM790987 IMPRESSIVE D040 ET THOMAS MS IMPRESSIVE0641 JWK BCI MISS VERYLIMIT 6033P LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD CIGAR E46 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 BC MS E46 BONANZA 821 PET EF1101508 BONANZA PLD THOMAS MS BONANZA 8698 SCHURRTOP THOMAS MS IMMORTAL 7300

BW: 89 lbs

ADJ.WW: 714 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 1.5 0.9 25 48 8 2.7 21 0.5

Selling Full Interest and Full possession. A very sharp, eye-appealing prospect by the very popular show sire and the 2011 National Champion bull. He is being used in herds all over the U.S. and his calves along with Fire Water were the most dominating offspring in the 2015 AIJCA Junior National. One of the most proven matings in the breed, his sire, Fire Water and the legendary donor, Ms Impressive 0641! Thomas’ report over $1 Million in sales from 0641. This combination has produced a multitude of powerful show winning offspring, including 5 National Champions. C06’s dam is equally impressive being a full sib to the great Zsa Zsa, the 2005 National Champion female and sold for $60,000! This powerful mating allows you have something that will automatically be well recognized and very promotable to any breeder, anywhere! Lead your program to a totally new level with this powerful young sire!

Consignor: Gary & Christel Biggs THOMAS SWISSER SWEET 1764ET “Zsa Zsa”

Godley, TX (817) 320-3535


Lot

2

HEH UNCLE BILL HB66 P ET 10/31/2014 PENDING

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD CIGAR E46 M434790 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 MD LITE K1601 BHD MS SILVERLITE P232 F1009931 BHD MS BOE J505

POLLED

WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD MR BELLMARK R113 OCR CLASSIC QUEEN 46N LHD PRODUCTIVE G1308 ET FRANZ MS F079 MD MR SILVERBOE D1339 LHD FERNANDO MARK D1225

BW: 81 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -2.2 3.1 29 49 12 4.1 26 0.6

Selling Full Interest and Full Possession. A maternal sib to the high selling lot in the 2015 Cowtown Sale at $13,000, BHD Zentastic A3037, a herd sire that sold to DeBruycker Charolais, MT. (You will notice lots 5 & 6 of DeBruycker’s are bred to Zentastic A3037). With just an 81 lbs. birth weight, this thick, powerful made sire offers that tremendous advantage of Meat and Milk that Cigar’s are noted for! Heath is keeping all of the full ET sisters in the herd. P232 is one of the most massive, powerful females that has consistently produced herd sires! A large, thick, deep-bodied cow with excellent udder and maternal ability. The 2013 “Pick of DeBruyckers.”

Lot

3

BHD Ms Silverlite P232 Dam of Lot 2

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

AC BOUDREAUX C 509 P 4/18/2015 M865247 POLLED

BHD COBALT S553 JDJ EQUITY Z370 P M826958 JDJ MS PHOENIX T3024 LHD CIGAR E46 D&D-CCC MS CIGAR 1206 PLD ET EF1152775 BC MS WIND 9013 ET

CJC SMOKIN TRADE P115 BHD MS GRID N1749 BHD PHOENIX P395 CJC MS CIGAR L426 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD M6 MISS WOOPEE 2199 P ET

BW: 90 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 4.6 0.0 23 47 8 5.3 20 0.7

Selling Full Interest and Full Possession. This dynamic young sire is the creation of a great combination of the very new Equity genetics blended with a top Cigar cow. Equity topped the 2013 DeBruycker sale at $32,000 and like all great sires, produced a son, BHD Asset B178 in his first calf crop that out did him, topping the 2015 sale at $50,000. The Cigar dam has a near perfect udder, great volume and natural muscling. Her dam, 9013 is a featured donor cow at Doub Charolais. This bull adds the style, bone, growth and thickness to complete any herd.

Lot

4

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

RS ROCKIN LED C205

5/9/2015 M865840 POLLED

LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P LT LEDGER 0332 P M791626 LT BRENDA 6120 PLD GERRARD MONTEZUMA 6T ADF MISS ROXY 205Z F1158795 ADF MISS RITA 505R PLD

LT ASSERTION 1277 P LT PEARL’S BREEZE 2236 P LT RIO BRAVO 3181 P LT BRENDA’S EASE 3055PLD SVY FREEDOM PLD 307N GERRARD ROXANNE 18P LT RIO BRAVO 3181 P ADF FLASHY KRISTY 226K

BW: 87 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 2.9 1.4 31 64 9 2.9 25 1.3

Selling Full Interest and Full Possession. A very outstanding young prospect out of the $105,000 Ledger that is one of the most popular bulls ever in the breed. His dam has the Canadian influence blended with the great Rio Bravo 3181 that has been a powerful influence in the breed for productivity. His dam is a very feminine but powerful young cow with excellent udder quality and was a top lot in the 2015 Gathering Sale. With very balanced EPDs, this bull ranks in the top 20% WW, 10% YW, 4% SC, 2% Marbling and 4% TSI.

ADF Miss Roxy 205Z Dam of Lot 4

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


Lot

5

BHD DS RACHEL ALEX 950 ET 3/15/2009 EF1113578

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD CIGAR E46 M434790 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 S$ DAYLIGHT 28E CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 F937417 MISS BH A1 CE BW WW YW EPDs: -7.1 4.7 32 50

POLLED

WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD MR BELLMARK R113 OCR CLASSIC QUEEN 46N LHD MR SILVER MARK A35 $ MISS RESOURCE AIGLON MR OLE MISS BH V6

M MCE TM SC 7 -0.8 22 0.6

Sells PE to BHD Zentastic A3037, M839767, from 11/2/15 to sale. This powerful cow is a full sib to CJC Mr President T122, one of the most outstanding sons of LHD Cigar E46 in the breed. President is fast replacing his illustrious sire as a great brood cow producer and his bull calves show extremely wide topped, thick made bulls that will have more eye-appeal. Alex 950 has been successfully flushed by DeBruyckers. She has produced 11 calves of which 7 are ET calves. As a larger frame cow, she still exhibits the ability to fleshen easily and milks very well with a very prominent and correct udder. This powerhouse can make most any bull look good with her ultimate performance and design. The Zentastic calf could easily be your next herd sire of straight DeBruycker breeding or one of the females that might also be a consideration for the exclusive “Pick of Your Herd!”

Consignor: DeBruycker Charolais MV K1662 President Lady 261 Full sister to 950 topped the 2014 sale at $14,750

Dutton, MT Brett (406) 590-3214

Lot

6

MD MS COBALT W3099 10/14/2009 F1132080

CJC SMOKIN TRADE P115 BHD COBALT S553 M735863 BHD MS GRID N1749 ENTICER RC 924 MD MS ENTICER J1175 F865867 MD MS MAGIC E1228

CJC TRADEMARK H45 CJC MS SMOKING L1519 M6 GRID MAKER 104 PET BHD MS ENTICER H1018 ENTICER RC 357 MISS STANDOUT RC 415 SCR MAGIC 241 MS ALI MARK Y937

BW: 86 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 3.6 1.1 24 63 18 2.6 30 0.7

Sells PE to BHD Zentastic A3037, M839767, from 11/2/15 to sale. An uppermiddle of the road cow, this tremendous brood cow has the depth, volume and natural thickness DeBruycker cows are famous for. This big footed, sound female has an excellent udder quality and very strong maternal ability. She ranks in the top 9% YW, top 8% Milk and top 6% TSI for a very complete package of EPDs. Cobalt is the sire of JDJ Equity Z370 that topped the 2013 DeBruycker Bull Sale. A maternal sister to BHD Reality T3136 and sired by BHD Cobalt was the “Pick of the Herd” for Bracewell Cattle Co and Tom Levens and now working in Hudspeth’s herd, AR. Cheramie Viator selected several top Cobalt sons for Silver Spur’s elite breeding program. Enticer was a great calving ease and milk sire!

Consignor: DeBruycker Charolais BHD Cobalt S553 Sire of Lot 6

Dutton, MT Brett (406) 590-3214


Lot

7

RE MS DYNASTY 524 ET

9/4/2014 EF1210406 POLLED

PERFECT Y416 LHD MR LHD CIGAR E46 M434790 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 LHD DYNASTY C584 JDJ MS DYNASTY L428 F924892 LHD MS FRANZ E147

BW: 83 lbs

WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD MR BELLMARK R113 OCR CLASSIC QUEEN 46N EATONS DYNASTY 1093 LHD CUJO LASS W16 FRC FRANZ C166 LHD MS COMMANDER B745

ADJ.WW: 646 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 1.2 0.9 24 45 9 6.9 21 0.9

Sells Open. A full sister to the RE Ms Cigar 170 that was the high-selling female in the 2014 The ONE Sale at $13,000 to Bill & Raye Arlitt, TX and Rocking S Ranch, LLC, OK for their elite embryo transplant programs. 170 has fantastic udder quality as you would expect from a Cigar and very good for a first-calf heifer! This heifer has such tremendous potential being out of the very proven JDJ Ms Dynasty L428! L428 has 43 calves registered with AICA at this time. She was recently flushed for the 13th consecutive time without raising a calf! Talk about fertility, she produced 13/15 good embryos! Some only dream of owning a great Cigar donor cow. This may be as good an opportunity to obtain one as there will ever be. There isn’t that many young Cigar cows in the breed now and 524 could be the creator of the next generation of cattle descending from Cigar!

Lot

8

Pregnant Recipient with mating:

JDJ SMOKESTER J1377 P ET x JDJ MS DYNASTY L428

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 0.9 0.6 24 42 17 2.2 29 1.1

DUE: 3/24/16. Recipient is a 3-Year-Old Simmental x Angus cross that raised a great first calf and milks very well! We’ve seen several of these great ET calves by L428 that have topped sale after sale! Why? Because they are always some of the best calves there! This ET calf will have a major impact on any herd!

Lot

9

JDJ Ms Dynasty L428 Dam of Lot 7 and Donor Dam of Lot 8

RE MS DUKE LEDGER 507 TW 1/23/2015 F1211226

LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P LT LEDGER 0332 P M791626 LT BRENDA 6120 PLD LHD CIGAR E46 RE MS DUKE 34 ET F988929 CR MISS DUKE 172

POLLED

LT ASSERTION 1277 P LT PEARL’S BREEZE 2236 P LT RIO BRAVO 3181 P LT BRENDA’S EASE 3055PLD LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 BR DUKE 261 WCR MISS PERFECTION 806

BW: 60 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 3.5 1.5 36 67 8 2.9 26 1.2

Sells Open. The very first time to offer a Ledger heifer out of the great donor cow, Ms Duke 34! Her daughter by Duke 914 topped the 2015 Sale of Excellence going to Jerry Lehmann, MO at $19,000 for her and her heifer calf. This very well could be the next sale topper! She ranks in top 9% WW, 7% YW, 15% REA for breed EPDs. This powerful heifer is stylish, powerfully thick and exhibits superb growth and udder development for her age! Her donor dam is still producing large at 13 years of age! She has 32 calves registered with AICA. A son, RE Mystery topped the Rancher’s Choice Bull Sale, was used very successfully at Rocking S, and recently sold to Testerman’s, WV.

Lot 10

RE Ms Duke 34 ET Dam of Lot 9

Pregnant Recipient with mating:

CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 x MS MAY CLASSIC BELL 158 ET

LHD CIGAR E46 CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 M752180 CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 MS MAY CLASSIC BELL158ET EF974704 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613

LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 S$ DAYLIGHT 28E MISS BH A1 WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD MR BELLMARK R113 OCR CLASSIC QUEEN 46N

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: -2.6 2.6 29 41 3 1.5 17 0.8

DUE: 3/12/16. Recipient is a purebred 4-Year-Old Angus cow, #17015567, by a son of B/R New Design 036. You will definitely like this excellent milking, good sized recip cow. Donor dam is a full sib to LHD Cigar E46 making this a linebred mating that has been very successful. DeBruycker’s have purchased a son of 158 to use in their herd!

Ms May Classic Bell 158 ET Full sib to LHD Cigar E46

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


Lot

11

HALES MS RIO 420 ET 5/6/2014 EF1190083

LT RIO BLANCO 1234 P LT RIO BRAVO 3181 P M665507 LT 7N OF DUKE 9083 PLD M6 GRID MAKER 104 PET HALES MS GRID 717 F1117469 THREE TREES NANCY 2281ET

WCR PRIME CUT 764 PLD LT PRAIRIE MAID 4054 WCR SIR DUKE 611 LT UNLIMITED PRO 1128 WCR SIR TRADITION 066 VCR MISS MAC IV 317 LHD CIGAR E46 WCR MISS MAC IV 5138 ET

BW: 85 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 1.6 1.1 32 62 19 0.8 34 1.1

Plans to AI before the sale with breeding status announced at the sale. It is unbelievable how this heifer has developed and progressed. Her donor dam was a feature of Hale Farms and recently sold to Timmber Farms, MS. Her dam, 2281 is in the Bill & Raye Arlitt, TX and Crews Farm, VA embryo programs. This amazing heifer is well stacked with proven genetics! She definitely represents the very best of 3181’s potential! LT Ledger’s dam is a daughter of 3181 so you never know the possibilities of this superior heifer!

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

Hales Ms Grid 717 Donor Dam of Lot 11

TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET Sire of Lot 12

Lot

12

BC MS TURTON C01 PET 1/5/2015 EF1200708 POLLED

TR MR FIRE WATER 5792RET TR PZC MR TURTON 0794 ET EM790987 THOMAS MS IMPRESSIVE0641 VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD BC MS 914 WOOPEE 910 PET EF1108856 M6 MISS WOOPEE 2199 P ET

THOMAS OAHE WIND 0772ET P THOMASSWISSERSWEET1764ET JWK IMPRESSIVE D040 ET BCI MISS VERYLIMIT 6033P WCR SIR DUKE 761 WCR MISS MAC IV 534 MR DEMPSEYS WQQ ET MISS HCR QUALITY POLLED

BW: 79 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 4.1 -0.1 27 48 8 3.1 22 0.7

Sells Open. A very special show prospect out of the proven Turton! Her dam is one of the Biggs’ top producers and traces to the great M6 donor cow, Miss HCR Quality Polled. She had a major influence in developing the elite program that built the solid foundation of today’s M6 program. Turton has sired a majority of winning progeny with his first offspring and this powerful prospect is ready to take you to the winner’s circle!

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


Lot

13

Pick of ET Calves from mating of: LHD CIGAR E46 x MD MS TRADELINE S3017

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: -1.3 3.3 28 53 9 4.6 23 0.7

Calves are DUE: 3/16/16. You have the option of selecting your pick of all ET calves sired by LHD Cigar x MD Ms Tradeline S3017! Selection must be made by August 1, 2016. Your calf will be available for delivery after 205 days of age, and you will be guaranteed the calf will be in satisfactory condition and size. If a bull calf is selected, seller retains a full ¼ semen interest in the bull calf. Ms Tradeline has been a prolific producer, including a daughter that was a top selling lot at $11,000 in the 2015 Sale of Excellence to Larry Price, TX. Another daughter recently sold to Beginning Waters Charolais, WV. Heger Charolais, TX has her two twin heifers and one daughter remains at DeBruycker’s, MT. (Recip is not included)

Lot

14

Pick of ET Calves from mating of:

MD Ms Tradeline S3017 Donor Dam of Lot 13 and 14 Picks

CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 x MD MS TRADELINE S3017

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: -3.4 4.0 31 55 4 0.2 20 0.6

Calves are DUE: 3/16/16. You have the option of selecting your pick of all ET calves sired by CJC Mr President x MD Ms Tradeline S3017! Selection must be made by August 1, 2016. Your calf will be available for delivery after 205 days of age, and you will be guaranteed the calf will be in satisfactory condition and size. If a bull calf is selected, seller retains a full ¼ semen interest in the bull calf. This would be a full sib to Larry Price’s great selection in the 2015 Sale of Excellence at $11,000.00. (Recip not included)

Consignor: Bill & Raye Arlitt

MD MS TRADELINE S3017 8/20/2006 F1074068

CJC TRADEMARK H45 LHD TRADELINE N1145 M676649 LHD MS SENTINAL L1095 MD DUSTY G284 MD MS DUSTY M1599 F987389 MD MS TECHNOLOGY G1244

LHD ALI MARK T214 CJC MS PERFECT F57 MD SENTINAL RULER G1520 LHD MS MAGIC F556 ENTICER RC 924 MD MS MAVERICK MARK D740 LD TECHNOLOGY D1230 MD MS MAGIC E310

Poteet, TX (210) 287-8100

Lot

15

Pick of 2015 Fall Calves By JDJ Smokester J1377 P ET

There are 4 heifers to make your selection from: #1 C512 born 10/22/15 BW 83

Dam: F1057858 RH Lady Tradition 1443W (Linebred Tradition 066)

#2 C514 born 10/24/15 BW 69

Dam: RF705212 RCR Ms Millionaire U509 (D040 x Bow Dukeson)

#3 C521 born 10/27/15 BW 75

Dam: F1046198 JN Patience 73 (VCR Eliminator 618 x LT Wind Star 6101)

#4 C523 born 10/28/15 BW 74

Dam: F1096260 RCR Ms Chrome Bess U451 (Schurrtop 5627 x Eatons Beyond)

Smokester continues to be one of the great maternal sires in the breed. His daughters are in high demand due to their excellent udder qualities, easy fleshing ability and productivity! These are great working cows and this mating is proving to be an outstanding choice of AI. Selection must be made by May 1, 2016.

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

JDJ Smokester J1377 P ET Sire of the Lot 15 Pick


Lot 16

BLB SHE’S ON FIRE B101 P 9/17/2014 F1210543

DA PASSPORT 502 P ET WC BENELLI 2134 P ET EM819733 JWK CLARICE J139 ET TR MR FIRE WATER 5792RET BLB MS FIREGIRL 132 P ET EF1153444 LC MS COUNTY 1103 P

BW: 80 lbs

POLLED

JDJ SMOKESTER J1377 P ET OW MISS MARION 0025 ET VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD JWK CLARICE D050 ET THOMAS OAHE WIND 0772ET P THOMASSWISSERSWEET1764ET RAC CHERRYCOUNTY8500PDET JWK MARY H120 ET

ADJ.WW: 625 lbs R: 104

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 0.1 1.4 32 56 13 2.1 29 0.9

WC Benelli 2134 P ET Sire of Lot 16

Consignor: Bracewell Cattle Co, LLC

Sells Open. An exquisitely designed heifer with plenty of natural volume and thickness. Her sire, WC Benelli, described as almost “perfect” in structure was the lead-off bull in Wright’s Grand Champion Pen of 3 Bulls at the 2013 National Western. He went on to sell for $50,000 for half interest. Her dam is rich in pedigree being out of the many time Show Sire of the Year that recently sold an interest in for $103,000 at the Thomas Dispersal Sale. A very special heifer with ties to the most outstanding genetics in the breed!

Tioga, TX (940) 230-3265

Lot

17

BLB FANAHERNA B104 P 9/20/2014 F1201038

POLLED

LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P LT LEDGER 0332 P LT BRENDA 6120 PLD LT REWARD 2348 PLD M820244 LT RIO BRAVO 3181 P LT LIBERTY 9293 POLLED MISS HCR REFLECTION WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD LINK MR 650 GUNNER WIND 317 P LT VCR MISS MAC IV 317 BLB GUNNER’S LADY 926 F1123880 ABC KNUT ABC KNUTA FANAHERNA POLL ABC KONA FAHERNA

BW: 87 lbs

ADJ.WW: 660 lbs R: 110

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 2.1 2.1 45 90 11 2.1 33 1.5

LT Reward 2348 Pld Sire of Lot 17

Consignor: Bracewell Cattle Co, LLC Tioga, TX (940) 230-3265

Sells Open. This very exclusive heifer is out of our new herd sire LT Reward that is siring super thick calves with tremendous eye-appeal and style! A LT Ledger son out of a great 3181 brood cow stacks this pedigree with the very best of LT genetics and blended with a Pick of Cobb Heifers mated to the great brood cow sire, Gunner Wind, a maternal sib to M6 Grid Maker 104 PET. Ranks in the top 1% of EPDs for WW, YW, top 4% MTL, 2% SC, and top 4% for both CW and REA, top 1% TSI index. This heifer offers tremendous potential!

Lot 18

TML MS CIGAR 442 P 10/30/2014 F1210354

CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 DS COMMANDER IN CHIEF 103 M798112 DS EASE’S MISS 503 LHD CIGAR E46 LC MS CIGAR 9011 P ET EF1104790 LC MS TRADEMARK 3076 PET

POLLED

LHD CIGAR E46 CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 M6 FULL THROTTLE 2138 PET TO EASE’S MISS 1023 P ET LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 CJC TRADEMARK H45 LC MISS MAGNOLIA 8082PLD

BW: 80 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -1.3 3.5 42 68 6 1.2 27 0.8

CJC Mr President T122 Grandsire of Lot 18

Consignor: Tom Levens Dallas, TX (214) 202-6722

Sells Open. A linebred Cigar heifer that enforces great brood cow credentials for strong maternal and performance genetics. The Magnolia 8082 was Reserve Champion at the AIJCA Junior National in Tennessee. Commander in Chief is out of a very strong producing Full Throttle daughter. His daughters are becoming very popular due to their great udder structure, excellent conformation and proven ability for profitability!


Lot

19

TML FIRST LADY 443 P 11/12/2014 F1210356 POLLED

CJC MR PRESIDENT T122 DS COMMANDER IN CHIEF 103 M798112 DS EASE’S MISS 503 DR DON DIEGO ET TML MS DIEGO’S VALUE 118 P F1153178 LINK MS 456 VALUEE185PET

LHD CIGAR E46 CJC MS DAYLIGHT K1662 M6 FULL THROTTLE 2138 PET TO EASE’S MISS 1023 P ET LHD CIGAR E46 JD MS COMMANDER B309 LT POLLED VALUE 9089 JWK KATRINA E185 ET

BW: 78 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 0.2 2.6 41 64 7 1.6 28 0.9

Sells Open. A very royal bred heifer with a great Mr President son, Commander and Don Diego, a full sib to JDJ Smokester J1377 P ET. Excellent EPDs rank First Lady in top 3% for WW, 10% YW, 15% MTL, CW, & FAT. With a light birth weight of 78 lbs., you can push for tremendous growth in sire selection. This female is bred and designed for “all-about” maternal ability to produce profitably, prolifically and proficiently. An excellent young prospect!

DR Don Diego ET Maternal grandsire of Lot 19

Consignor: Tom Levens Dallas, TX (214) 202-6722

Lot 20

AC EQUITY’S MARYJANE B417 9/22/2014 F1195932 POLLED

BHD COBALT S553 JDJ EQUITY Z370 P M826958 JDJ MS PHOENIX T3024 WCR SIR FAB MAC 809 BCR FABULOUS MARY ET F947855 MD/MCF MARYJANE D287 P

CJC SMOKIN TRADE P115 BHD MS GRID N1749 BHD PHOENIX P395 CJC MS CIGAR L426 FRISBIE MAC POLLED 257 MISS LW FA BINGO 229 SCR MAGIC 241 MD MS PERFECT B40

BW: 86 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 2.6 0.0 22 45 10 -0.1 21 0.7

Sells Open. A very eye-appealing heifer out of the $32,000 Equity bull that has created fabulous interest in his short career due to untimely death. Her dam is a very well-known line in Charolais, the great Mac 809, a good marbling sire and the Mary Jane donor cow used so successfully at D&S, M6 and Link Charolais. Her dam, B40, was a prolific donor for Leroy Myers, MD, F&F Charolais, TN, and Bill & Raye Arlitt, TX. This sharp show prospect should make an excellent brood cow with a rich background of excellent milking females.

Lot

21

Consignor: Bobby Huse Elm Mott, TX (254) 709-7621

007 WRANGLE UP 1535 3/15/2015 F1210362 POLLED

WR WRANGLER W601 TR MR WRANGLE UP 2502Z M819085 TR MS WYLIE FIRE 0761X ET DCF GOLD DUST 7591 P 007 MISSY’S GOLD 1124 F1155433 007 MISSY 308 8

CMF 192 WRANGLER 256 WR MISS PRINCESS T629 TR MR FIRE WATER 5792RET TR MS WYOMING WIND 5604R LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD DCF POLLED GOLD 591 JASR RANCHHAND 11P TC SOUTHERN MISSYL06 308

BW: 79 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 3.0 1.1 38 63 9 4.8 28 1.2

Sells Open. An elegant daughter of the high-selling bull in the Thomas Bull Sale in 2013. The Wrangle Up bloodlines combine classic performance with tremendous eye-appeal, correctness and good numbers. One of the most powerful heifers in the sale, deep, thick, broody, she has it all! This heifer ranks in top 6% WW, 15% YW, 15% MTL and 4% SC for breed EPDs. Her dam is sired by the Houston Champion, Gold Dust, a son of Haley Dennis’ great National Champion heifer 591! Tremendous show prospect here! See her video on YouTube!

Consignor: Cody & Candice White Rush Springs, OK (580) 450-7572


Lot 22

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: 104

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 1.9 2.9 37 66 23 6.9 41 1.1

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

Sells bred 12/3/15 to JDJ Maximo A18, the $65,000 homozygous polled son of LT Ledger 0332 P. Dam is the fabulous M6 Ms Cash 691 donor cow for Hyde, Biggs and Evans. A full sib recently sold to Timmber Farms, MS for their new herd sire! The D1253 produced the high-selling bull for DeBruycker, going to Canada. This very immaculate heifer has great EPDs, ranking in the top 8% for WW & YW, top 1% Milk and MTL. Ranks top 7% for both CW and FAT and top 15% for TSI. A potential donor cow in this elite offering!

Lot 23

DOUBLE-H MISS TRADEMARK 836U 10/3/2008 F1093022 POLLED

LHD ALI MARK T214 CJC TRADEMARK H45 M488766 CJC MS PERFECT F57 LHD CIGAR E46 MD MS CIGAR N1727 F999937 MD MS MAGIC E1303

BW: 94 lbs

ADJ.WW: 699 lbs R: 104

ABC ALI HERCULES LHD MS DAR 6196-N251 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS FERNANDO D595 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 SCR MAGIC 254 MD MS ALJO AY255

ADJ.YW: 1014 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -0.9 4.8 34 60 9 0.4 26 0.6

Lot 23A Consignor: Rocking S Ranch, LLC Bristow, OK (918) 633-9594

Polled Heifer calf #C836, born 9/15/15, sired by M6 Full Throttle 2138 P ET.

PE from 11/15/15 to sale to BHD Asset B178, the $50,000 high-selling, homozygous polled Equity son that topped the 2015 DeBruycker Bull Sale going to Rocking S Ranch. Her son topped the fall yearling bulls at the 2015 Oklahoma Bull Sale at $5,000.00. 836’s enviable calving record is 9/25/10; 10/10/11; 10/6/12; 10/21/13; 10/5/14 and now 9/15/15! Great EPDs!

Lot 24

TL Z370 MS PERFECT 508 P 2/17/2015 EF1210709 POLLED

BHD COBALT S553 JDJ EQUITY Z370 P M826958 JDJ MS PHOENIX T3024 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 CS WILLOW 532 P F1025768 CS WILLOW 232P

CJC SMOKIN TRADE P115 BHD MS GRID N1749 BHD PHOENIX P395 CJC MS CIGAR L426 WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD CIGAR E46 CAN WILLOW MAC 832P

BW: 72 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 3.6 0.1 23 46 11 4.5 23 0.8

CS Willow 532 P Dam of Lot 24

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

Sells Open. A remarkable ET heifer out of Achee’s top donor cow 532, a big, stout powerful matron originating from Sullivan Charolais, KY. Her sire is the illustrious JDJ Equity that has already sired sale topping progeny and had the 2nd highest sire group average selling price at the 2015 DeBruycker Bull Sale. This stout prospect should make a very complete and commanding brood cow! Her dam is a large framed, humongous cow with excellent udder quality. A very fertile cow with proven credentials for raising top-end calves.


Lot 25

AC MS LINDA T B 423 P ET 10/21/2014 EF1210180 POLLED

CJC ILLUSION N111 BHD REALITY T3136 P M762026 MD MS SILVERBOE J576 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 CS WILLOW 532 P F1025768 CS WILLOW 232P

LHD PERFECT ALI G1312 ET CJC MS PRODUCTIVE K1645 $ SILVERBOE SON 627YB MD MS PERFECT D111 WCR SIR PERFECTION 734 LHD MS SHOWME OFF W159 LHD CIGAR E46 CAN WILLOW MAC 832P

BW: 88 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: -1.3 2.6 32 55 6 4.2 22 0.9

Sells Open. A maternal sib to Lot 24, another powerful heifer that will amaze you with her abundant performance, classic feminine design and skeletal correctness. The top Reality daughters are extremely good. They have more performance than most, beautiful udders and blend well with most bloodlines to improve. A Reality son recently topped the Rancher’s Choice Bull Sale for Endsley’s Charolais, MI. This heifer is excellent!

Lot 26

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

BARA MS VERNA RESOURCE 47B 10/10/2014 F1202460 POLLED

LHD BOSQUE S1195 JDJ RESOURCE Z365 P M826959 JDJ MS SPUR R120 LHD CIGAR E46 SRC MS VERNA 267S EF1060706 JWK VERNA E225 ET

CJC SMOKIN TRADE P115 LHD MS AUTUMN P1247 SSR MR SPUR 3328 JDJ MS SMOKESTER N290 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD LEMMON ACTRESS X140

BW: 70 lbs CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 0.8 2.3 39 66 11 3.1 30 1.3

Sells Open. A very thick, powerful heifer out of JDJ Resource that is becoming well known for siring abundantly thick females with super udder development. A Resource daughter was judged as the 2nd Best Consignment in the 2015 The ONE Sale! Dam is the incomparable Ms Verna 267S out of the $50,000 JWK Verna E225! This heifer ranks in top 5% WW, 8% YW, 8% MTL and 3% SC for breed EPDs. The right pedigree and conformation!

JDJ Resource Z365 P Sire of Lot 26

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

Lot 27

THREE EMBRYOS

JDJ MAXIMO A18 P x BHD MS SILVERLITE P232

LT LEDGER 0332 P JDJ MAXIMO A18 P M841630 JDJ MS TRUEMARK Y322 MD LITE K1601 BHD MS SILVERLITE P232T F1009931 BHD MS BOE J505

LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P LT BRENDA 6120 PLD JDJ TRUE MARK T39 P JDJ MS ICE R2033 LHD PRODUCTIVE G1308 ET FRANZ MS F079 MD MR SILVERBOE D1339 LHD FERNANDO MARK D1225

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 0.3 3.5 37 71 12 2.3 30 0.9

Donor dam P232, is also the dam of the lot 2 bull and the high-selling BHD Zentastic A3037 that topped the 2015 C.A.T. Cowtown sale last year. She is also the dam of BHD Chancellor Y3091 P, the top selling fall bull in DeBruycker’s 2013 Bull Sale. This should be one of the great matings of the breed with Maximo! He continues to be one of the most exciting young sires in the breed with his first calf crop exceeding expectations.

BHD Ms Silverlite P232 Dam of Lot 27 Embryos

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


Lot 28

THREE EMBRYOS

JDJ MAXIMO A18 P x OHF LADY K008

LT LEDGER 0332 P JDJ MAXIMO A18 P M841630 JDJ MS TRUEMARK Y322 LHD CIGAR E46 OHF LADY K008 EF1131887 MCF LADY GI DUKE 5003PET

LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P LT BRENDA 6120 PLD JDJ TRUE MARK T39 P JDJ MS ICE R2033 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD HBR LADY GI 207 P ET

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 0.7 3.2 39 72 14 2.6 33 1.2

MCF Lady GI Duke 5003 Maternal granddam of Lot 28 Embryos

K008 was the high-selling cow in the 2015 Appalachian Classic Sale going for $11,250 for cow and calf. A Cigar daughter she displayed the tremendous volume, great udder quality and broodiness that enables a producer to excel with a quality product. Her son sold to Staples Charolais, AL for their new herd sire. The Ledger influence has really been enhanced with DeBruycker genetics for a more powerful, thicker animal! This mating will obtain exciting results.

Lot 29

THREE EMBRYOS

RAILE 2250 T077 x DESCO OD DUKE DUANNE 213

FINKS 2250 OF 3575D040ET RAILE 2250 T077 M749278 RC FRANCESCA 0251 OAKDALE DUKE 9003P DESCO OD DUKE DUANNE 213 P F1158404 HBR LADY CANNON 847 P

JWK IMPRESSIVE D040 ET WCR MISS TRADITION 3575 SCRSUPERCHARLIE0767PD RC FRANCESCA 9855 VCR SIR DUKE 135 PLD MISS VELVEETA JANE 630 HBR CANNON 2250 ET HBR LADY MAGNUM 850 P

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 4.5 0.7 37 70 22 4.8 40 0.9

Desco OD Duke Duanne 213 Dam of Lot 29 Embryos

Consignor: Desco Charolais & Glenmary Farms

Half interest in Duanne sold recently for $11,000. This prolific donor cow offers tremendous performance and phenotype to her calves. This offering is one of the best in well-rounded EPDs that you can find anywhere in the breed. This great Raile bull was selected by Eggelston’s for his consistency of depth, carcass traits, performance and feed efficiency. He is also excellent for strong maternal traits. He is being used heavily in herds all over the U.S. Ranks in top 1% for Milk and MTL and top 10% YW for breed EPDs. Sire is #1 Milk Trait Leader!

Rapidan, VA (540) 212-1866

Lot 30

THREE EMBRYOS

LT REWARD 2348 PLD x WCR MS DUKE 6025 P/S

LT LEDGER 0332 P LT REWARD 2348 PLD M820244 LT LIBERTY 9293 POLLED WCR OZ SIR DUKE 1155 PET WCR MS DUKE 6025 P/S F1061848 WCR MISS BOND 8120 P

LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P LT BRENDA 6120 PLD LT RIO BRAVO 3181 P MISS HCR REFLECTION VCR SIR DUKE 914 PLD VCR MISS MAC IV 902 PLD NF BOND 9508 POLLED WCR MISS T 6160 P

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 9.0 -1.9 36 80 21 4.9 39 1.4

WCR Ms Duke 6025 P/S Dam of Lot 30 Embryos

Consignor: Desco Charolais Greencastle, PA (717) 369-0303

A very viable embryo producer, an average of 26 on three flushes. Ms Duke has produced the WCR Legacy bull that sold for $17,000, and he was the #1 bull in the 2013 bull crop with a ratio of 136%. Ms Duke qualified for AICA Diamond Dam of Distinction with her 2015 calf weaning at 769 lbs. An excellent milker, good fleshing cow with a pedigree that is an outcross to a lot of programs that would give you an elite opportunity for adding a new line of quality genetics. Reward ranks in the top 1% of breed EPDs for YW, CW and REA and top 2% MTL.


Lot

31

THREE EMBRYOS

JDJ MAXIMO A18 P x M6 MS QUALITY 4241 P ET

LT LEDGER 0332 P JDJ MAXIMO A18 P M841630 JDJ MS TRUEMARK Y322 LHD CIGAR E46 M6 MS E46 QUALITY4241PET F1016514 M6 MS 761 QUALITY1154PET

LT BLUEGRASS 4017 P LT BRENDA 6120 PLD JDJ TRUE MARK T39 P JDJ MS ICE R2033 LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 WCR SIR DUKE 761 M6 MS SKY 7354 PLD

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 2.2 2.6 39 70 10 5.5 29 1.1

What an opportunity to invest in the best with this super mating! 4241 is the dam of the very first “Best Consignment” in the President & Reality Sale that sold for $17,000. This splendid donor cow has done it all…she always produces quality calves! A daughter, HF D&D Ms Reality Z4241 has been a superior producer for Crosstimber Cattle Co, TX. (See Lot 36) She was a top selling lot in the 2012 Gathering Sale. This tremendous cow is a solid producer and very prolific embryo producer. David Clark, MD has some tremendous ET calves by this powerful donor and Wyoming Wind. Jewel Spurlock, AR captured two outstanding ET Wind daughters in the 2015 Gathering Sale. Donna Pennington, AR also has a great daughter of 4241! You will continue to hear more about this steadfast donor!

M6 Ms Quality 4241 P ET Dam of Lot 31 Embryos

Consignor: Hudspeth Farms St. Joe, AR (870) 365-8969 (870) 391-6071 Lindsey cell

Lot 32

5 UNITS: LHD CIGAR E46 M434790

JDJ Maximo A18 P Sire of Lot 31 Embryos

With over 5,070 progeny registered with the AICA, this bull has been one of the most powerful influences on the breed. Rarely a sale goes by that a daughter isn’t the top-selling lot, regardless of who sells the animal! When you study the influence he has had, you find him in most of all the top pedigrees. From the show dominating TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET to CJC Mr President T122 that is fast becoming one of his greatest sons for siring top brood cows and unbelievably thick, powerful bull calves, he continues to evolve this breed positively!

Lot 33

5 UNITS: WCR SIR DUKE 761 M269828

A rare opportunity to obtain this time –tested sire and most notably the sire of the many time AICA Trait Leader and sire of Trait Leaders, VCR Sir Duke 914 Polled. Unlike many older bulls, this guy continues to stack up well with his EPDs ranking in the top 8% for WW, 15% YW and Marbling. His females are very much in demand today as in past times. All semen will be shipped from Bovine Elite, LLC, College Station, TX.

Consignor: Sullivan Charolais Paris, KY (859) 338-0170

LHD CIGAR E46


Lot 34

10 UNITS: JDJ CURLIN S3012 P

M752502

One of the masterful breeders no longer with us, Doug Shockey instantly recognized the potential of this great female sire when he purchased him at DeBruyckers. His dam is one of the very best daughters of LHD Cigar E46 with one of the most perfect udders in the breed. She was a “Pick of Herd” for Siddoway Cattle Co., OR. She also produced the JDJ Royal Trade N134 that is a former AICA Trait Leader. Curlin daughters have the same great udder quality and have been very popular in sales! DeBruyckers are using a Trademark son of the K1509 cow.

JDJ Curlin S3012 P

Consignor: Wesley Benton Judsonia, AR (501) 940-1093

Lot 35

3 UNITS: LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD M411450

Still popular, many breeders have chosen to return and start using Wind again. He certainly added great eye-appeal and style to his calves. Over 5,500 progeny registered with the AICA and over 2,200 daughters in production. He is also the sire of Three Trees Wind 0383 that has been very popular and used heavily in the breed. Semen will be shipped from Cottage Farms, Jackson, TN.

LT Wyoming Wind 4020 Pld

Consignor: Ben Peevyhouse Newbern, TN (731) 676-7870

Join the Charolais Association of Texas Annual Dues: $50 PO Box 1103 • Poth, TX 78147 Katelyn Ebrom, Office Manager • (830) 708-6709 Eric Dennis, President • (940) 841-2792


Lot 36

CCC/EB MS CROSSWINDS 541 ET 5/8/2015 EF1210532 POLLED

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: 71 lbs

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: 652 lbs

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC EPDs: 6.5 0.2 32 57 5 6.6 21 0.8

Sells Open. This super young prospect traces to the great 4241 donor cow of Hudspeth Farms. Her dam is a full sib to the $17,000 heifer selected as “Best Consignment” in the very first President & Reality Sale. Tyler Davis, AR owns a full sib to this heifer that works as his featured herd sire. He weaned off at 840 lbs. Very balanced EPDs combined with light birth weight genetics add value to this very outstanding heifer! An opportunity to invest in a great family package with lots 37 and 38.

Lot 37

HF D&D Ms Reality Z4241 Donor Dam of Lots 36-38

Pregnant Recipient with mating:

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

DUE: June, 2016. A full sib to lot 36, this powerful mating features the same great performance potential and superior conformation. Recipient is a Purebred Maine-Anjou and this is her 2nd calf. She raised a full sib to this mating that weaned at 840 lbs. as a first-calf heifer. The Three Trees Wind 0383 semen is very limited and this gives you an opportunity to obtain one of his best matings.

Lot 38

THREE EMBRYOS

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

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 6.5 0.2 32 57 5 6.5 21 0.8

Opportunity to raise the same matings as lots 36 and 37 with your recipients in your herd.

Lot 39

Three Trees Wind 0383 Pld Sire of Lots 36-39

THREE EMBRYOS

THREE TREES WIND 0383 x TR Ms Cigar 5785R ET

LT WYOMING WIND 4020 PLD THREE TREES WIND 0383 ET M637722 THREE TREES NANCY 8121ET LHD CIGAR E46 TR MS CIGAR 5785R ET F1024820 THOMAS MS BONANZA 8698

SCHURRTOP 5627 LT CHAP’S LADY 2170P SKYMONT EASE 2078 WCR MISS MAC IV 5138 ET LHD MR PERFECT Y416 LHD MS CLASSIC BELL X613 SCHURRTOP BONANZA PLD THOMAS MS IMMORTAL 7300

CE BW WW YW M MCE TM SC Est. EPDs: 6.8 -0.6 22 42 7 5.9 17 0.4

Ms Cigar 5785R is a full sib to the great legend Thomas Ms Swisser Sweet 1764 ET, the Denver 2005 National Champion as a Cow/Calf and sold for $60,000. She is also well known as “Zsa Zsa!” This mating to 0383 gives you an opportunity to try a mating not used at Thomas Ranch. This should produce a possible new donor cow for you. A super experience!

TR Ms Cigar 5785R ET Donor Dam of Lot 39 Embryos

Consignor: Crosstimber Cattle Co. Canton, TX (214) 843-6740


DA MS MARION 328 P ET

2H SCO SHANNON 601S

DOUBLE-H TIPPER 026X

DOUBLE-H METALLIC 2034 ET

WM MS AG CIGAR N15 P ET

JDJ MS CURLIN X161

DOUBLE-H FIRE UP 104Y ET

SRC MS MIRANDA WIND T94 ET

M6 MS H45 PERFORMER 3225

F989090

EF1150196

EF1134794

Lot 40

F1050287

F996866

EF1116826

F1117374

F1132292

F994484

PICK OF HERD FLUSH

Proceeds to 2016 AIJCA Junior National

Double-H Charolais have been relentless in searching for the very best Charolais genetics in the breed! They have travelled many a mile looking at prospects, trying a few, but always trying to excel one step ahead of the pack! They have developed a very exclusive herd of proven genetics and are willing to share their vast experience in putting together one of the great opportunities to obtain their best solutions to the best of the best in Charolais! Not only are they one of the best promoters of Charolais, but they are also one of the best friends of the AIJCA and have sponsored numerous events to help supplement their treasury. Please help the Juniors with this selection, but know that you are really helping your herd to excel as well! In order to support the AIJCA Junior National next June in Missouri, Double-H Charolais is donating a flush in your choice of any solely owned female in the herd. Choose from the above listed females or any of their young donor prospects in the herd. This opportunity is rarely offered from any herd in the U.S. All proceeds are donated to the AIJCA. Contact Kaitlyn Lewis, David Hobbs, Harlin Hecht or Sale Manager for more details.

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

Harlin & Sue Hecht


47 Show The National Charolais presence was felt at the 47th Annual North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky. A record 29,181 entries representing 10 species of livestock coming from the 48 contiguous states competed. The Charolais weekend kicked off on Saturday, November 14, with 55 junior exhibitors from 17 states showing 60 Charolais heifers. The following day opened with a great crowd on hand for a morning social hosted by the Kentucky Charolais Association, Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Bamboo Roads Farms. An active 37th National Charolais Sale saw 23 buyers from 16 states make seedstock selections. The 47th National Charolais Show on Monday, November 16 saw entries from 130 owners from 26 states and one Canadian Province who lead out 156 head — 108 females and 48 bulls - in a highly competitive show. Excitement, strong activity and quality during a great Louisville Charolais National!

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Champions

Grand Champion Female

Reserve Grand Champion Female

CC TR Adalina 3129 Pld CAG Ms Alaska 515C Cow-Calf Champion First Cow-Calf – Class 23 Cagney Effling, Highmore, S.D.

Grand Champion Bull

D&D Ms Kennedy 1430 Pld ET Junior Champion First Early Spring Yearling Females – Class 16 Rebecca, Jenna & Jacob Harrod, Frankfort, Ky.; Long Hall Cattle, Hillsboro, Ohio

GJL Ruidoso 3082 Senior Champion First Summer Senior Yearling Bulls – Class 45 JVS Cattle Co., Sulphur, La.; MSL Cattle Company, Cameron, Texas

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Reserve Grand Champion Bull

TR DSUL 100 Proof B24 ET Junior Champion First Spring Yearling Bulls – Class 40 Carrousel Farms, Monroe, Wisc.; Sullivan Ranch, Hillsboro, Texas; Thomas Ranch, Harrold, S.D

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Division Champions

BOY Kim’s Smokette 507 Spring Calf Champion Female First Spring Heifer Calves – Class 1C Boyert Show Cattle, Seville, Ohio.

TR Ms Cara 5522C Reserve Spring Calf Champion Female First Spring Heifer Calves – Class 1D Mc Kay Cattle Company, Orlando, Okla.

WC Kourtney 5282 P Junior Calf Champion Female First Junior Heifer Calves – Class 4B Wright Charolais, Richmond, Mo.

HLSL Kiss This Reserve Junior Calf Champion Female First Junior Heifer Calves – Class 4C HLS Livestock, Reisterstown, Md.

WC CCC Rachel 4527 P Senior Calf Champion Female First Senior Heifer Calves – Class 8A Evan Summers, Slater, Mo.

HF Ella 1422 Reserve Senior Calf Champion Female First Senior Heifer Calves – Class 8B Emma Hankins, Springfield, Mo.

PZC Dina 08 ET Intermediate Champion Female First Summer Yearling Females – Class 12 Claire Trennepohl, N Middletown, Ind.

MCF Miss Time Bandit 27B Reserve Intermediate Champion Female Second Summer Yearling Females – Class 12 Andrew Hodges, Lebo, Kan.

KASS/CJB Ms Lady Secret 433 Reserve Junior Champion Female Second Early Spring Yearling Females – Class 16 Chance Bauman, Falcon, Mo.; C&H Farms, Eugene, Mo.

Big H Zoey Senior Champion Female First Junior Yearling Females – Class 19 James Gradert, Sibley, Iowa.

Bar S Shirley 4161 Reserve Senior Champion Female Second Junior Yearling Females – Class 19 Ethan Dickerson, Paradise, Kan.

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Derrer Farms Ms Pearl DF Ms Crown Jewel 675 Reserve Cow-Calf Champion Female Second Cow-Calf – Class 23 Rylee Derrer, Milan, Ill. J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 6   51


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Division Champions

RF Bocephus 5027 Spring Calf Champion Bull First Spring Bull Calves – Class 26B Ridder Farms, Hermann, Mo.

Bar S California 5532 Reserve Spring Calf Champion Bull Second Spring Bull Calves – Class 26B Jayce Dickerson, Paradise, Kan.

Big Creek Fox Town 521 Pld Junior Calf Champion Bull First Junior Bull Calves – Class 29 Big Creek Charolais, Harrisonville, Mo.; Aces Wild Ranch, Weatherford, Texas.

NGC Celebrate 508C ET Reserve Junior Calf Champion Bull Second Junior Bull Calves – Class 29 North Grove Charolais, Grove City, Minn.

OBG SCC GF Jim Tom 4526 Senior Calf Champion Bull First Winter Bull Calves – Class 32 Oklahoma Bovine Genetics, Miami, Okla.; Steven Craig Greeson, Coatesville, Ind.; Samsel Cattle Company, Cloverdale, Ind.

LJR WIA Mr White Collar Reserve Senior Calf Champion Bull First Senior Bull Calves – Class 33 Wild Indian Acres, DeSoto, Mo.

MJ NS Tiago 1432 Intermediate Champion Bull First Late Summer Yearling Bulls – Class 36 Megan Johnson, Beaver, Okla.; Nathan Suttles, Hanna City, Ill.

HAMM MOGO B1 Reserve Intermediate Champion Bull First Summer Yearling Bulls – Class 37 Bar J Charolais, Liverpool, Texas; MOGO Charolais, Florence, Ala.; JVS Cattle Co.

HLSL Instant Addiction Reserve Junior Champion Bull First Junior Yearling Bulls – Class 41 HLS Livestock, Reisterstown, Md.

Bar S Rapid Fire 3859 Reserve Senior Champion Bull First Two-Year-Old Bulls – Class 46 Bianchi Charolais, Gilroy, Calif.; Taylor Goering, McPherson, Kan.; Grady Dickerson, Paradise, Kan. 52   J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 6

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Female Classes

Class Placings

Performance information listed: weight, weight per day of age (calf classes)

Spring Heifer Calves – Class 1A

Junior Heifer Calves – Class 4C

Calved May 2 to June 2, 2015 – 4 shown

Calved Jan. 1 to Jan. 13, 2015 – 6 shown

1. TR Ms Cece 5722C ET, 5-2-15, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. (635, 3.21) Paislie Carlson, Harrisburg, S.D. 2. Summit Ms Impressive C75, 5-24-15, by Summit HDF Supreme X01. (550, 3.13) Summit Farms, Alden, Iowa; Kaitlyn Davlin, El Campo, Texas. 3. CF Wrangler State, 5-2-15, by Keys All State 149X. (635, 3.21) Richard Compton, Ovid, N.Y.

1. HLSL Kiss This, 1-5-15, by EOTT Mr Bullistic 4Z Pld. (1,000, 3.17) HLS Livestock, Reisterstown, Md. 2. RF Ms Invest 507, 1-10-15, by LT Investment 2292 Pld. (875, 2.82) Ridder Farms, Hermann, Mo. 3. JCAR RRC Misty 512, 1-12-15, by D&D Outlaw. (890, 2.89) Connor Kisner, DeSoto, Mo.

Spring Heifer Calves – Class 1B

Winter Heifer Calves – Class 7 Calved Nov. 2 to Nov. 16, 2014 – 7 shown

Calved April 2 to April 18, 2015 – 8 shown

1. TR Ms Constance 5723C ET, 4-8-15, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. (695, 3.13) Isabel Blume, Redfield, S.D. 2. Bar S Caliann 5800, 4-3-15, by EB California 1041. (750, 3.30) Jayce Dickerson, Paradise, Kan. 3. Wal-Mar Ms Girl Up North 511 P, 4-5-15,

by TR Mr Wrangle Up 2502Z. (735, 3.27) Kole Harris, Hepler, Kan.

Spring Heifer Calves – Class 1C

1. Bar S Annie 4905, 11-5-14, by CCF Knob Creek 0808 Pld ET. (1,105, 2.94) Grady Dickerson, Paradise, Kan. 2. SHF Bonnies Fire 1446, 11-6-14, by SHF Fire Power 0080. (955, 2.55) Taylor Husz, Maryville, Mo. 3. PCC Ms Elsa 117B, 11-7-14, by KEYS All State 149X. (1,195, 3.20) Kimberly Cooper, Bardstown, Ky. Senior Heifer Calves – Class 8A Calved Oct. 3 to Oct. 28, 2014 – 4 shown

Calved March 13 to March 30, 2015 – 11 shown

1. Boy Kim’s Smokette 507, 3-25-15, by TR Smokeonthewater ET. (775, 3.28) Boyert Show Cattle, Seville, Ohio. 2. SHF Perfect Fire 1507, 3-19-15, by SHF Fire Power 0080. (685, 2.83) Katelyn Shaffer, Carthage, Mo. 3. CH Miss Margie 041C, 3-28-15, by

1. WC CCC Rachel 4527 P, 10-3-14, by LT Rushmore 8060 Pld. (1,045, 2.56) Evan Summers, Slater, Mo. 2. Wal-Mar Ms She’s Got Game 413, 10-25-14, by ZKCC Game On 266Z. (1,075, 2.78) Augusta Marston, Canton, Kan. 3. LH Ms All Business B125,

MCF Bohannon 305A. (785, 3.37) C&H Farms, Eugene, Mo.

10-15-14, by LT Long Distance 9001 Pld. (1,105, 2.78) Long Hall Cattle, Hillsboro, Ohio.

Spring Heifer Calves – Class 1D

Senior Heifer Calves – Class 8B

Calved March 1 to March 12, 2015 – 10 shown.

Calved Sept. 1 to Sept. 16, 2014 – 5 shown

1. TR Ms Cara 5522C, 3-8-15, by TR Mr Wrangle Up 2502Z. (740, 2.92) McKay Cattle Company, Orlando, Okla. 2. TR Ms Carolyn 5535C, 3-7-15, by RBM TR Rinestone Z38. (710, 2.80) Cagney Effling, Highmore, S.D. 3. WDZ CC Katelyn 5016 P,

1. HF Ella 1422, 9-1-14, by Hoodoo Slasher 1144. (1,300, 2.95) Emma Hankins, Springfield, Mo. 2. DF Tacori 452P, 9-8-14, by LT Ledger 0332 P. (1,150, 2.65) Kendrick Crowder, Hope, Ind. 3. MF Kisses 455 LD, 9-5-14, by LT Ledger 0332 P. (1,380, 3.16) Hadley Schotte, Marysville, Kan.

3-5-15, by Circle Cee Fired Up 104Y. (680, 2.66) Sydney Zehnder, Stanchfield, Minn.

Junior Heifer Calves – Class 4A

Late Summer Yearling Females – Class 11 Calved July 12 to Aug. 3, 2014 – 2 shown

Calved Feb. 8 to Feb. 28, 2015 – 8 shown

1. Barrons Miss Emerald C106, 2-8-15, by LT-WC Templeton 1483 Pld ET. (890, 3.17) Michaela Barron, Brodhead, Ky. 2. WC Kim 5156 P ET, 2-21-15, by TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET. (810, 3.02) Wright Charolais, Richmond, Mo. 3. AML Goin’ Places 501, 2-27-15, by TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET. (750, 2.86) AM

Livestock, Springfield, Mo.

Junior Heifer Calves – Class 4B Calved Jan. 16 to Feb. 6, 2015 – 8 shown

1. WC Kourtney 5282 P, 2-4-15, by WC Up The Limit 1128 P ET. (935, 3.28) Wright Charolais. 2. RRC-RA “A Daisy If Ya Do” 514, 1-24-15, by D&D Outlaw. (880, 2.97) R&R Charolais & Family, Fowler, Ind. 3. BTZ Cool Caroline 112C P, 1-17-15, M6 Cool Rep 8108 ET. (955, 3.15) Braden Zekas, Fletcher, Ohio.

1. MM Miss Kelly, 7-12-14, by LT Ledger 0332 P. (1,215) Matthew Blankenship, Nolensville, Tenn. 2. LaFraise Rihanna 644C, 8-3-14, by Raile 2250 T077. (1,345) Trent Bertsche, Flanagan, Ill.

Summer Yearling Females – Class 12 Calved May 2 to June 10, 2014 – 11 shown

1. PZC Dina 08 ET, 5-2-14, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (1,565) Claire Trennepohl, N Middletown, Ind. 2. MCF Miss Time Bandit 27B, 5-9-14, by SCC Time Bandit 290W. (1,385) Andrew Hodges, Lebo, Kan. 3. SULL Impressive 4272, 5-15-14,

by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (1,390) Sarah Lillesand, Sheboygan Falls, Wis.

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Late Spring Yearling Females – Class 15

Additional Female Class Winners

Calved April 3 to April 27, 2014 – 4 shown

1. TR Ms Bree 4559 B, 4-3-14, by WR Wrangler W601. (1,275) Clayton Boyert, Seville, Ohio. 2. SHF Ms Misty Water 1410,

4-7-14, by LT Long Distance 9001 Pld. (1,315) Matthew Owings, Mountain Grove, Mo. 3. VCC Lady Firewater 409, 4-27-14, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (1,675) Taylor Gearlds, Topkinsville, Ky.

Early Spring Yearling Females – Class 16 Calved March 3 to March 24, 2014 – 9 shown

1. D&D Ms Kennedy 1430 Pld ET, 3-24-14, by WC CCC Bud Heavy 903 Pld ET. (1,495) Rebecca, Jenna & Jacob Harrod, Frankfort, Ky., and Long Hall Cattle. 2. KASS/CJB Ms Lady Secret 433, 3-15-14, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. (1,490) Chance Bauman, Falcon, Mo., and C&H Farms. 3. TR Ms Berkly 47111B ET, 3-17-14, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. (1,440) Paislie Carlson.

TR Ms Cece 5722C ET First Spring Heifer Calves – Class 1A Paislie Carlson, Harrisburg, S.D.

TR Ms Constance 5723C ET First Spring Heifer Calves – Class 1B Isabel Blume, Redfield, S.D.

Barrons Miss Emerald C106 First Junior Heifer Calves – Class 4A Michaela Barron, Brodhead, Ky.

Bar S Annie 4905 First Winter Heifer Calves – Class 7 Grady Dickerson, Paradise, Kan.

MM Miss Kelly First Late Summer Yearling Females – Class 11 Matthew Blankenship, Nolensville, Tenn.

TR Ms Bree 4559B First Late Spring Yearling Females – Class 15 Clayton Boyert, Seville, Ohio

Junior Yearling Females – Class 19 Calved Jan. 20 to Feb. 28, 2014 – 7 shown

1. Big H Zoey, 2-2-14, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (1,585) James Gradert, Sibley, Iowa. 2. Bar S Shirley 4161, 2-28-14, by TR

PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET. (1,605) Ethan Dickerson, Paradise, Kan. 3. LaFraise Flo 824A, 2-18-14, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (1,595) Trent Bertsche.

Senior Yearling Females – Class 20 Calved Oct. 3, 2013 – 1 shown

1. M&M Ms Long Distance 3512PldET, 10-3-14, by LT Long Distance 9001 Pld. (1,510) Augusta Marston.

Cow-Calf – Class 23 Calved March 10 to March 27, 2013 – 2 shown

1. CC TR Adalina 3129 Pld ET, 3-10-13, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (1,770) Heifer calf, CAG Ms Alaska 515C, 3-11-15, by CML Diablo 2X. Cagney Effling. 2. Derrer Farms Ms Pearl, 3-1713, by Gerrard Montezuma 6T. (1,720) Heifer calf, DF Ms Crown Jewel 675. Rylee Derrer, Milan, Ill. M&M Ms Long Distance 3512PldET First Senior Yearling Females – Class 20 Augusta Marston, Canton, Kan.

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OLC-CTD Dhando First Spring Bull Calves – Class 26A Chuck Druin, Shelbyville, Ky.; Ortho Land & Cattle, Medina, Ohio

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MJR Smoky’s Connection 3542 First Senior Yearling Bulls – Class 44 Smoky Hill Charolais Farm, Hays, Kan.


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Spring Bull Calves – Class 26A

Bull Classes 7-24-14, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (1,750) Gary Gearlds, Tompkinsville, Ky., and Leffler Farms, Gibson City, Ill.

Summer Yearling Bulls – Class 37 Calved May 3 to June 8, 2014 – 3 shown

Calved April 2 to June 6, 2015 – 4 shown

1. OLC-CTD Dhando, 6-6-15, by Big Creek Game Changer

192 PET. (740, 4.54) Chuck Druin, Shelbyville, Ky., Ortho Land & Cattle, Medina, Ohio, and Bart Kayser Family, Medina, Ohio. 2. CH Mandrake 044C, 4-2-15, by MCF Bohannon 305A. (1,030, 4.52) C&H Farms. 3. White Rose 3D, 5-9-15, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. (690, 3.61) White Rose Charolais, Clearwater, Minn.

Spring Bull Calves – Class 26B Calved March 4 to March 28, 2015 – 7 shown

1. RF Bocephus 5027, 3-4-15, by MCF Bohannon 305A. (1,025, 3.99) Ridder Farms. 2. Bar S California 5532, 3-1815, by EB California 1041. (975, 4.01) Jayce Dickerson. 3. Bar S California 5810, 3-20-15, by EB California 1041. (880, 3.65)

Grady Dickerson.

1. HAMM Mogo B1, 5-3-14, by HAMM Mogo U1. (1,525) Bar J Charolais, Liverpool, Texas, MOGO Charolais, Florence, Ala., and JVS Cattle Co. 2. TCCS Teacher’s Pride, 6-8-14, by TCCS Teacher’s Pet. (1,920) TC Cattle Services, Vandalia, Ill. 3. CMR Daddy, 5-3-14, by WC Buster. (1,840) Rhitt Langston, Huntington, Ind. Spring Yearling Bulls – Class 40 Calved March 1 to April 6, 2014 – 4 shown

1. TR DSUL 100 Proof B24 ET, 3-19-14, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (2,050) Carrousel Farms, Monroe, Wis., Sullivan Ranch, Hillsboro, Texas, and Thomas Ranch, Harrold, S.D. 2. WC Everest 4048 P, 3-1-14, by LT Rushmore 8060 Pld. (1,700) Stalcup Farms Charolais, Prescott, Iowa, and Wright Charolais. 3. MDL Prediction 435 Pld, 3-18-14, by OW Dominion 2149 P/S. (2,095) MDL Farms, Joy, Ill.

Junior Bull Calves – Class 29

Junior Yearling Bulls – Class 41

Calved Jan. 2 to Feb. 20, 2015 – 7 shown

Calved Jan. 10 to Feb. 24, 2014 – 6 shown

1. Big Creek Fox Town 521 Pld, 2-7-15, by M6 Cool Rep 8108

ET. (1,055, 3.74) Big Creek Charolais, Harrisonville, Mo., and Aces Wild Ranch, Weatherford, Texas. 2. NGC Celebrate 508C ET, 1-16-15, by LT Ledger 0332 P. (1,195, 3.93) North Grove Charolais, Grove City, Minn. 3. Barrons Boss Man C108, 2-20-15, by SR/ NC Field Rep 2158 P ET. (1,065, 3.96) Michaela Barron.

Winter Bull Calves – Class 32

1. HLSL Instant Addiction, 1-10-14, by EOTT Mr Bullistic 4Z Pld. (2,275) HLS Livestock, Reisterstown, Md. 2. MPO Mr Invincible 401 Pld, 1-12-14, by Cooley Royce 1107T39. (2,175) Matthew Owings. 3. KAYR Patent 748B, 1-19-14, by Rolling

D Classic 878U. (2,035) Oklahoma Bovine Genetics, Dismukes Ranch, Checotah, Okla., Bauman Cattle Co., Cheyenne, Wyo., and Kay-R Charolais, Waskatenau, AB.

Senior Yearling Bulls – Class 44

Calved Nov. 1 to Dec. 30, 2014 – 6 shown

1. OBG SCC GF Jim Tom 4526, 11-7-14, by LT-WC Templeton

1483 Pld ET. (1,385, 3.70) Oklahoma Bovine Genetics, Miami, Okla., Steven Greeson, Coatesville, Ind., and Samsel Cattle Company, Cloverdale, Ind. 2. JVS Fire Tracker B41, 11-2-14, by SHF Fire Power 0080. (1,240, 3.27) JVS Cattle Co., Sulphur, La. 3. WGB Cowboy Fire 06B P ET, 11-8-14, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (1,215, 3.26) Will Blankers, London Mills, Ill.

Senior Bull Calves – Class 33

Calved Sept. 9 to Nov. 15, 2013 – 2 shown

1. MJR Smoky’s Connection 3542, 11-15-13, by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET. (2,045) Smoky Hill Charolais Farm, Hays, Kan.

2. SHF BJCF Benefit 1350, 9-9-13, by SHF Fire Power 0080.

(2,395) Bar J Charolais and Katelyn Shaffer, Carthage, Mo.

Summer Senior Yearling Bulls – Class 45 Calved May 5 to May 18, 2013 – 2 shown

1. GJL Ruidoso 3082, 5-5-13, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET.

Calved Sept. 17 to Oct. 28, 2014 – 2 shown

1. LJR WIA Mr White Collar, 10-28-14, by KASS Kojack S45. (1,220, 3.18) Wild Indian Acres. 2. DDC Cool Mac B15, 9-17-14, by Cooley Royce 1107T39. (1,485, 3.49) Allyson Downey, Boonville, Ind. Late Summer Yearling Bulls – Class 36 Calved July 12 to July 24, 2014 – 3 shown

1. MJ NS Tiago 1432, 7-22-14, by Keys All State 149X. (1,700)

Megan Johnson, Beaver, Okla., and Nathan Suttles, Hanna City, Ill. 2. Mr NBC 364 P, 7-12-14, by SCR Gridmaker 2141. (1,540) Mattison Ishmael, Gallatin, Mo. 3. LF Fullback 430 Pld,

(2,595) JVS Cattle Co. and MSL Cattle Company, Cameron, Texas.

2. CF Pasture Pimp ET, 5-18-13, by EC No Doubt 2022 P.

(2,310) Robert Groom, Lyons, N.Y., and Richard Compton.

Two-Year-Old Bulls – Class 46 Calved Feb. 19 to March 1, 2013 – 2 shown

1. Bar S Rapid Fire 3859, 3-1-13, by TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET. (2,385) Bianchi Charolais, Gilroy, Calif., Taylor Goering, McPherson, Kan., and Grady Dickerson. 2. SAC Light’em Up 131 Pld, 2-19-13, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. (2,435) Lisa Dunaway, Dover, Del., Rachael Hockenbery, Woodbine, Md., Evan Yost, Morgantown, W.Va., and Matthew Bauerlein, Hampstead, Md.

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Group Class Winners Produce of Dam • 6 shown

1. TR Ms Montella 1572Y, Thomas Ranch. 2. HLSL Hoos’ My Daddy, HLS Livestock. 3. Bar S Pistol Annie 1542 ET, Bar S Ranch, Paradise, Kan.

Junior Get-Of-Sire • 3 shown

1. EB California 1041, Bar S Ranch. 2. TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET, Thomas Ranch. 3. TCCS Teacher’s Pet, Kelley Koester,

First Produce of Dam Thomas Ranch

First Junior Get-Of-Sire Bar S Ranch

First Get-Of-Sire Thomas Ranch

First Breeder’s Herd Bar S Ranch

Elizabeth, Ill.

Get-Of-Sire • 2 shown

1. TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET, Thomas Ranch. 2. TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET, Bar S Ranch. Breeder’s Herd • 2 shown

1. Bar S Ranch. 2. Kelley Koester. Group Of Five Head • 1 shown

1. Bar S Ranch.

First Group of Five Head Bar S Ranch

47 Challenge Trophy Thomas Ranch, Harrold, S.D.

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Show Dedicatee Maurice Rohr

Back in a time when ranchers only used Angus, Herefords and Shorthorns, one man decided to venture to find something new. Considered one of the first Charolais pioneers in Kansas by many and a man of great knowledge about the breed, Maurice Rohr is one who helped start it all. “For most, Maurice needs no introduction,” said Curtis Ohlde, vice president of the Kansas Charolais Association, “He can often be seen at Charolais events across the country, and at shows you can find him in the aisles sitting on his chair talking with anyone walking along by.” Maurice was born and raised in Hays, Kan., where his father had been involved with farming since he was a little boy. Maurice and his father started their own cattle operation with commercial cows and a few purebred Herefords, Maurice said. Maurice is a graduate from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Agricultural Science. Since then he has gone on to be involved in many organizations across the state of Kansas and within the Charolais breed. With many accomplishments such as, past president of the Ellis Country Farm Bureau Association, founder and past president of the Ellis Country Young Farmers Association, and delegate from the Charolais Breeders of Kansas to the Kansas Livestock Association Purebred Committee. Maruice first got started with the Charolais breed in 1961, when he purchased 10 three-fourths Charolais cows with one purebred heifer and one purebred bull. “The first purebred bull I purchased was a full French bull out of Canada,” Maurice said. “I liked the muscling, performance and correctness of the French Charolais cattle.” In the summer of 1961, Maurice exhibited four yearling heifers to the Ellis County Fair. Just three years later, he traveled to the Kansas State Fair when exhibitors were allowed to show Charolais cattle for the first time. “I believe the reason they let Charolais cattle into the show was because Jerry Litton of Litton Charolais out of Missouri,” Maurice said. Jerry had brought the Sam 951 bull down the year before on display, and someone poured gray paint all over him. “Breeds like Angus, Hereford and Shorthorn were the main breeds at that time and for the Charolais breed to be introduced it was quite exciting,” Maurice said. At first, Maurice said others would call Charolais “White Angus” and from a distance, many thought the cattle were sheep. However, the muscling and performance of the breed impressed the exhibitors and spectators, he said. The Charolais breed began to take off after that first year and continued to prosper, he said. As Maurice began to travel in the ‘70s and ‘80s to exhibit throughout the states at shows like the American Royal, National Western, Fort Worth Stock Show and the Tulsa State Fair, the number of Charolais cattle reached 400 head at each show. He said he remembered an average for each class was around 33 head. “Compared to Charolais shows today, back then the Charolais breed had outnumbered the Shorthorns, however, probably came in second with Herefords,” Maurice said. Maurice is a breeder who has helped make the Charolais breed so popular today, Curtis said. In 2014, Maurice was recognized for his involvement within the breed, when the Kansas State Fair honored the 50-year mark of exhibitors showing Charolais cattle. Maurice was honored as one of the first four breeders to start the Charolais show. Maurice has been an active member of the American International Charolais Association

By: Megan Johnson, AIJCA President

and within his state association since 1961. Maurice started as a director and eventually served as vice-president and then president for the Kansas Charolais Association. Also he was involved on AICA committees on a national level. Maurice said he considers one of his proudest accomplishments owning “MR Acc Amour,” the bull who broke the weaning weight record in the early ‘70s and is still the breed recordholder today. The bull sired out of “Alogo” who held the record for yearling weights at the same time. Smokey Hill Charoalis Farm also holds two world records today through the performance registry international with “MR Acc Amour Jr. and MR Miss Ali Baba. Another great moment for Maurice was being invited and participating twice in the World of Heifer Show and Sale.This event features the families of five half-sisters by world famous sire. As years have passed, with his kids grown and grandchildren starting to show, Maurice continues to stay involved with the Charolais breed. He travels to many shows and events, and he assists with the Kansas juniors as they compete. “The younger generations must not let the breed lose its identity, while many other breeds have lost theirs over the years,” Maurice said. Within the time Maurice has been involved with Charolais Cattle, he has seen how the industry and breed has changed through the years. “I hope the future generations will only do better than the past in promoting the breed and helping others understand what Charolais cattle can do for them,” Maurice said. “Improving the cattle industry by holding to weaning weights in heifers and bulls through the performance record.” Maurice and his wife, Mary, raised two boys, Mark and Mitch, who both were very active junior members in the junior Charolais program. Even though both boys are grown, Mark and Mitch are still heavily involved in the cattle industry. Mitch is a ranch manager for a large Angus ranch in Colorado and started his own business, Ag Consulting for Ponderosa Advisors, where he serves as director. Mark is the manager for Proven Sire Services, headquartered at the family ranch in Hays. Together, Maruice and Mark owns and operates Lazy H Ranch and Smokey Hill Charolais Farm. Smokey Hill Charolais Farms has been a purebred breeder within the Charolais breed for over 50 years now. Soon, the grandchildren will continue on the family tradition of showing Charolais cattle, Maurice said. Today, the ranch consist of 2,000 acres, with the cattle operation running more than 60 Charolais cows and 145 Angus cows. Maurice and Mark operate with artificial insemination and embryo transplant and selling to purebred breeders across the North America and some in foreign countries. Smokey Hill Charolais Farms annual production sale is considered one of the top averaging sales within Kansas, said Cutris. Smokey Hill Charolais is a cattle operation with a great genetic program and the loyalty of the customers each year is because of the wonderful hospitality and service Maurice and his family offer, Curtis said. A man who is knowledgeable about the genetics, nutrition and marketing in the cattle industry, Maurice will be remembered to many as a true pioneer who was instrumental in the upbringing of the Charolais breed in Kansas and throughout the country. Though time has passed and age has slowed Maurice down, he continues to stay involved in the Charolais breed and cattle industry still today.

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Junior Show Judge: Lydell Meier, Clinton, Tenn.

Grand Champion Heifer

Reserve Grand Champion Heifer

SULL Impressive 4272 Intermediate Champion Sarah Lillesand, Sheboygan Falls, Wisc.

Big H Zoey Senior Champion James Gradert, Sibley, Iowa.

Division Winners Calf Champion SULL Impressive Fire, 4-5-15, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Kathy Lehman, Shelby, Ohio. Reserve Calf Champion Bar S Caliann 5800, 4-3-15, by EB California 1041. Jayce Dickerson, Paradise, Kan. Senior Calf Champion SHF Bonnies Fire 1446, 11-6-14, by SHF Fire Power 0080. Taylor Husz, Maryville, Mo. Reserve Senior Calf Champion WC CCC Rachel 4527 P, 10-3-14, by LT Rushmore 8060 Pld. Evan Summers, Slater, Mo.

Best Animal Bred & Owned SHF KBC Ms Dynast 1411ET Junior Champion Kate Shaffer, Carthage, Mo. 58  

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Reserve Intermediate Champion PZC Dina 08 ET, 5-2-14, by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET. Claire Trennepohl, N Middletown, Ind. Reserve Junior Champion LCR Ms Holywater 1107B, 3-5-14, by TR PZC Holywater 9777 ET. Mason Leifeste, Cameron, Texas. Reserve Senior Champion Bar S Shirley 4161, 2-28-14, by TR PZC Rapid Fire 9775 ET. Ethan Dickerson, Paradise, Kan.

Grand Champion AOB Heifer

BDC Strawberry Blonde 3-21-14 • by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET Shelby Griffith, Boonsboro, Md.

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Best Animal Bred & Owned – AOB Miss Light The Fire 2-10-15 • by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET Janel Gilbert, Greenville, Ohio


47 Herdsman of the Year Justin Patrick, Richmond, Mo.

( l to r) Miss Charolais USA Rachel Bonacker, Justin Patrick, and Craig Stalcup, Prescott, Iowa 46th National Herdsmen of the Year.

When a lifestyle and a dream unite Patrick named 47th National Herdsman of the Year With lifelong roots in the cattle industry, the Missouri-native Justin Patrick might be one of the newer faces in the Charolais industry, but certainly working to make a big splash. Growing up on his family’s Shorthorn cattle operation, Patrick got an early start in the business in Warrensburg, Missouri, and one might say caught a passion that soon turned into a lifelong career. When he was too old for the junior show circuit, his family began transitioning their herd to Simmental bloodlines just a few short years ahead of moving the herd towards more of a Charolais influence. “My mom’s side of the family started with Shorthorn cattle nearly a five decades ago, with a Hereford herd before that,” Patrick explained. “We found added performance and functionality with Charloais genetics on our crossbred herd that we didn’t have before and continued to build on that opportunity.” While looking to fine tune his cattle work, and improve his genetic talents, Patrick and wife Morgan landed themselves in Richmond, Missouri, working for Wright Charolais. With two upcoming junior members, daughter Atley and son Adler, each have their own smokey heifer to start building their own herd in preparation for their future days in the showring. “It’s been a little over 4 years ago when I started working with Chris Peuster and Derry Wright and it was a great fit right away,” Patrick said. “Getting up and doing what I’ve always wanted to do every day is an incredible experience. It makes it easy to not look at this as a job, but a career. The late, late nights and early mornings can be rigorous, but I love what I’m doing and that’s what’s really important.” Helping build a functional herd of Charolais cattle, the Wright team finds success with cattle that have a place stretching to each of the country. Whether in the western corners of Washington, to the far east of Maine, or as far south as Florida, the success of the Wright Charolais herd extends well beyond the showring. They’re sound heifers that become great cows, he says. After having the early opportunity to work with and for seasoned professionals like Gregg Alsup and Greg and Pearl Walthall, Patrick gained real perspective on the industry and had the ability of pursuing his purebred dreams and taking his career to the next level.

“There’s been a boatload of people that have helped me along the way, but those three individuals were pivotal in my early beginnings,” Patrick said. “Even though I’d shown my whole life, they had a whole different perspective from the county and state fairs that I was used to showing at. They helped me along, even at times they didn’t have to.” At the 47th National Charolais Show in Louisville, Kentucky, Patrick found himself in the national spotlight as they announced him as the winner of the National Herdsman of the Year award. An award that was a natural fit for his talent, but not one that he’d had his eye one. “It’s a huge honor and something you always try to see in your own work, but not something you actually shoot for,” Patrick described. “It was extremely humbling to have those that you work with and compete against to think enough of the job that you’re doing to vote you for something like that.” No stranger to the national limelight, Patrick is proud to have brought along the National Champion Charolais bull, LT WC Templeton, crowned in Fort Worth, Texas in 2013. In addition, he has shared the success of Wright Charolais in having the Champion Pen of 3 Bulls for three years running, starting in 2012, at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado. “Having helped get cattle there for others is great, but taking them to the top from start to finish is a whole different ballgame,” Patrick described. “It’s what I’m constantly reaching for and working toward.” For this Missouri man, hard work and common sense has taken him a long way. For upcoming junior members, he stresses the importance of getting involved and not being afraid to get your hands dirty. Above all, worry only about what you’re doing and less about what everyone else is doing. “While the cattle industry is ever-changing, what we’re doing on a daily basis really isn’t changing,” Patrick said. “We work every day to make sure we’re not getting too far ahead of ourselves. The cattle market is in about as good of a place as it’s ever been and the recognition of the value that Charolais bulls can bring to the table in making functional females is putting an added edge on the market.”

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( l to r) AICA President, Bill Nottke, Sunset Hills, Mo.; Stan Romberg, Ocala, Fla.; Cally Thomas, recieveing the Barb McHargue Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of Troy & VeaBea Thomas, Thomas Ranch, Harrold, S.D.; Cliff Orley, Lebanon, Pa.; AICA Executive Vice President Neil Orth.

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Results Charolais breeders from coast to coast, Canada and Mexico were on hand at the North American International Livestock Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky, for the 37th National Charolais Sale.

Lots 18/18A - $13,200 – Open Heifer/Embryos. RRC- RA “A Daisy Ya Do” 514, 1-24-15, by D&D Outlaw. 4 embryos, D&D Outlaw X RRC Ms Storm. From R&R Charolais & Family, Fowler, Ind., and Rolling Acre Farms, Walkerton, Ind. Heifer to Curt Hannon, Rensselar, Ind., for $10,000. Embryos to Trae Simmons, Tipton, Ind., for $3,200. Twenty-three buyers from 16 states made selections from the sale. Hubert Cattle Sales, Greg and Brenda Hubert, Oakley, Kansas, managed the sale. Lot 1 – 11,500 – Choice of Herd Sires in the Show String. From JVS Cattle Company, Sulphur, La., and Bar J Charolais, Liverpool, Texas. To Block H, Damon, Texas. Rob Nord, Clinton, Ill., was the auctioneer. The sale was sponsored by the AmericanInternational Charolais Association and co-hosted by the Kentucky Charolais Lot 28B - $11,000 – Open Heifer. WIA Ms Right On Time P ET, 4-2-15, by LT Ledger 0332 P. From Wild Indian Acres, DeSoto, Mo. To Garrett Charolais, Crossville, Association. The pre-sale social was sponsored by Bamboo Road Farms, Stephen Tenn. Cummings, Marshallville, Georgia, and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Lot 25 - $10,000 – Open Heifer. WDZ CC Katelyn 5016 P, 3-5-15, by Circle The 37th National Sale Committee was chaired by John Chism, Winchester, Cee Fired Up 104Y. From Zehnder Cattle, Stanchfield, Minn., and Coudron Charolais, Kentucky. Committee members included Derry Wright, Richmond, Missouri; Lee Monticello, Minn. To Clay Blair, Glenwood, Minn. Eaton, Lindsay, Montana; Larry Ludeke, Liverpool, Texas; and Bob Tibbs, Havre de Lots 11/11A - $10,000 – Flush/Choice of Open Heifers. Guaranteed Grace, Md. successful flush in Choice of Herd. Choice of Fall 2014 Open Heifers. From Foglesong Charolais, Ipava, Ill. Flush to Garrett Charolais for $4,000. Heifer to Southern Cattle Company, Marianna, Fla., for $6,000. 37th National Charolais Sale Averages Lot 16 - $9,750 – Open Heifer. WC CCC Sweetheart 5120 P ET, 1-19-15, by 20 Open Heifers ...................................................................... $7,588 LT Ledger 0332 P. From Wright Charolais, Richmond, Mo., and Cody Cattle Company, 4 1/2 Bred Females .............................................................. $14,722 Richmond, Mo. To Triple XL Farms, Independence, Mo. 1/2 Herd Sire ........................................................................ $11,500 Lots 15/15A – $8,450 – Open Heifer/Embryos. LH Ms All Business B125, 25 Lots .................................................................. $9,180 10-15-14, by LT Long Distance 9001 Pld. 3 embryos, LT Ledger 0332 P X PCC Ms Dream Not included in above averages: Girl 906A. From Long Hall Cattle, Hillsboro, Ohio. Heifer to Megan Brown, Roanoke, 5 Flushes ................................................................................. $4,700 Ala., for $5,000. Embryos to Vollborn Charolais, Bidwell, Ohio, for $3,450. Lot 1A – $8,250 – Open Heifer. Choice of Open Heifers. From JVS Cattle Company 17 Embryos ................................................................................ $738 and Bar J Charolais. To Wright Charolais. (Refer to sale booklet, October 2015 Charolais Journal) Lot 7 – $7,500 – Flush. Guaranteed Successful Flush in Kesha, 6-15-13, by Monopoly. From Carlee Clark, Romance, Ark. To Nathan Nickle, Clearfield, Iowa. High-Selling Lots: Lot 5 - $6,750 – Bred Female. MV 280 Cigar Vanessa 350, 10-22-13, by LHD Lot 2 - $34,000 – Bred Female. LK Miss Rio 2119, 2-21-12, by LK Distant Rio Cigar E46. Bred to LT Ledger 0332 P. From Mountain View Charolais, Clarksville, Ga. To 900. Bred to LT Ledger 0332 P. From Lindskov-Thiel Ranch, Isabel, S.D. To 8 Story Presley Farms, Crossville, Tenn. Farms, Altamont, Mo. (One-half interest.) Lot 13 - $6,750 – Open Heifer. Macy Meadows Mattie, 9-15-14, by LT Ledger Lots 3/3A - $13,700 – Bred Female/Embryos. OHF Miss Ga Wind H907 P, by 0332 P. From Macy Meadows, Street, Md. To Bar J Charolais and JVS Cattle Company. LHD Cigar E46. Bred to OHF Passport 1330. 4 embryos, LHD Cigar E46 X OHF Vanessa 4131 ET. From Oak Hill Farms, Dawsonville, Ga. Female to Buddy Cawley, Tifton, Ga., Donation Lots: for $10,500. Embryos to DeLong Cattle Company, Cass City, Mich., and Rathmourne Lot 29A - $1,400 – Artist Proof #1 of White Reflections. Presented by C.J. Charolais, Port Hope, Mich., for $3,200. Brown with all proceeds to the American-International Junior Charolais Association. To Lot 17 - $13,500 – Open Heifer. NGC Lovely 509C ET, 1-16-15, by LT Ledger ML Lewis Charolais, Marty and Joyce Lewis, Monroe, Iowa. 0332 P. From North Grove Charolais, Grove City, Minn. To 2H Cattle Company, Grove Lot 29B - $9,000 – Original Charolais Watercolor Created by C.J. Brown. City, Minn., and Legacy Ranch, Blackfoot, Idaho. Proceeds to benefit Charolais youth. To Bamboo Road Farms, Stephen Cummings. CHAROLAIS JOURNAL

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(l to r) Miss Charolais USA Rachael Bonacker; AIJCA Board Members Kaitlyn Davlin, Megan Johnson, Nick Williams; Stephen Cummings; AIJCA Board Members Taylor Husz, Hadley Schotte, Abbee Carnes.

Stephen Cummings of Bamboo Road Farms, Marshallville, Georgia purchased the original artwork of Call to the Herd by C.J. Brown for $9,000. All proceeds to benefit Charolais youth.

Call to the Herd

Limited Edition of 100 Prints. Image area of 14.5” x 18.5” $150 includes shipping. Only available through the AIJCA. To order, contact Kaitlyn Lewis, 816-464-2474 ext. 201, klewis@charolaisusa.com or any AIJCA Board Member.

Marty & Joyce Lewis of ML Lewis Charolais, Monroe, Iowa, purchased Artist Proof #1 of White Reflections for $1,400. Donated by C.J. Brown. All proceeds to the American-International Junior Charolais Association. (l to r) Miss Charolais USA Rachael Bonacker; AIJCA Board Members Kaitlyn Davlin, Megan Johnson, Nick Williams; Joyce and Marty Lewis; AIJCA Board Members Taylor Husz, Hadley Schotte, Abbee Carnes. CHAROLAIS JOURNAL

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Thank You—

Award & Social Sponsors Adkins Farm, Eubank, KY AM Livestock, Springfield, MO Bamboo Road Farms LLC, Marshallville, GA Bar J Charolais, Liverpool, TX Barron Charolais, Brodhead, KY Bovine Elite, LLC, College Station, TX Bromagen Commodities, Paris, KY Cox Charolais, Campbellsville, KY Bethany & Gracie Cruse, Richmond, KY Double T Charolais, Science Hill, KY Chuck & Toni Druin, Eminence, KY Bill Garrett, Crossville, TN Genetics Unlimited, Winchester, KY Harrod Farms, Frankfort, KY Hayden Farms, Bardstown KY Hubert Cattle Sales, Oakley, KS Jensen Charolais Ranch, Lake Preston, SD David, Kim & Megan Johnson, Beaver, OK JVS Cattle Co., Sulphur, LA Bart Kayser, Medina, OH Kentucky Charolais Association Kentucky Department of Agriculture Leaning Pine Farms, Science Hill, KY

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Lindskov-Thiel Ranch, Isabel, SD Long Hall Cattle, Maysville, KY Millstone Charolais, Shelbyville, KY ML Lewis Charolais, Monroe, IA Darby Montgomery, Lancaster, KY Bob Morton, Wartrace, TN Nipp Charolais, Overbrook, OK Oak Hill Farm, Dawsonville, GA Premier Cattle Co., Bardstown, KY Red River Valley Farm, Winchester, KY Reinhart Charolais, Paragould, AR Riverdale Land & Livestock, Sunset Hills, MO S&B Cattle, Lexington, KY S&K Farms, New Liberty, KY Sandusky Farms, Lebanon, KY F.A. Shellenberger, Ardmore, OK Sullivan Charolais, Paris, KY Summit Farms, Alden, IA Suttles Charolais Farms, Murrayville, IL Thomas Ranch, Harrold, SD Vedvei Charolais Ranch, Lake Preston, SD Volunteer Charolais, Tazewell, TN Wild Indian Acres, DeSoto, MO

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2016

Minnesota/Wisconsin

CharolaisDirectory


Wakefield Farms – Family Farming Since 1937 — Charolais Seedstock Since 1962 A name you can trust for Performance Tested Charolais and Red Angus Bulls

LT Council 0150 Pld

Winn Mans Lanza x Cigar x YL06 EPDs: BW: 1.0 WW: 29 YW: 49 M: 9 TM: 24 SC: 1.5 REA: 0.35

53+ Years of Producing Functional Seedstock Thanks to our bull customers! WF bulls are bred to calve easily; have powerful growth and carcass traits; quiet dispostions and are backed by a highly maternal cowherd.

WF Mustang’s Ringer 572 P ET EPDs: Top 4% WW, 5% YW, 15% Milk, 3% TM, 2% REA

Unique mating — Sired by M6 Bells & Whistles and out of a full sib to Mustang Sally! She sells in the Iowa Beef Expo.

50+ charolais & red angus Bulls For sale by Private Treaty Iowa Cattlemen Performance Tested Bull Sales • April 11, May 6 Iowa Beef Expo • Feb. 15 Black Hills Stock Show • Feb. 2

All bulls are scanned with complete weaning and yearling performance figures,semen tested and fully guaranteed.

AI Sires Include — Charolais – LT Ledger, M6 Bells & Whistles, DCR Mr. Solution, TR Mr Fire Water, WR Wrangler, Cooley Royce, LT Sundance, LT Blue Value, TR PZC Turton, LT Long Distance Red Angus – Mission Statement, Beckton Epic, New Direction Selected from the Thomas Ranch Dispersal — SCR Sir Bowdle 4377 P EPDs: BW: 1.6 WW: 36 YW: 67 M: 7 TM: 25 SC: 0.5 ADJ. WW/R844; Adj. YW/R: 1,383/107 • A complete Performance Outcross!

New Richland, MN

Wakefield Farms Original Charter Member Minnesota Charolais Association

www.breedingcattlepage.com/wakefieldfarms

Kyle & Emily Wakefield (507) 402-4640 kylerwakefield@gmail.com Larry, Dan & Travis Wakefield (507) 456-8594


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JAB Elsa 401 Pld Sparrows Sanchez 715T x CCF Ms Bud 0915 P ET Reserve Senior Division Champion – 2015 American Royal

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JAB Miss Hometown 410 Polled LT Ledger 0332 P x JAB Cotton Candy 001 Polled Reserve Junior Division Champion – 2015 American Royal

Maternal Sib to JAB Drink In My Hand – 45th Reserve National Champion Bull

J&A Charolais

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

Watch for our consignments to these upcoming sales – 2016 Black Hills Stock Show, Rapid City, SD 2016 Iowa Beef Expo, Des Moines, IA Contact us for your next success story!


PZC Brooklyn 939P ET Fire Water x Thomas 0641 EPDs: 1.3 26 55 11 24 1.1

WDZ RJB Shenanigan 6005 P ET Precision x Wind EPDs: 0.8 21 28 -10 0 0.7

PZC Firefly 837 P ET Firemaker x Wind EPDs: 3.7 32 55 10 26 1.0

WDZ Tiffany 7001 P ET 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

Herd Sire Prospects For Sale— Sired by Turton, Wrangler, Keys Tenacious & Firewater

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


Embryos & Calves

For Sale Sired by —

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

KATHREIN CHAROLAIS Clint • Roxane • Kaylee • Kendra 11865 195th St • Little Falls, MN 56345 (320) 232-7336 • kathreink@gmail.com


Power Up Your Herd With Powerful Genetics!

NGC Celebrate 508C ET EM859863 LT Ledger 0332 Pld x M6 Ms 761 Nancy 6100 P ET 47th National Reserve Junior Bull Calf

He Sells at the Iowa Beef Expo on February 15!

NGC Lovely 509C ET F1202984 LT Ledger 0332 Pld x M6 Ms 761 Nancy 6100 P ET

M6 MS 761 Nancy 6100 P ET F1061246 The powerful dam of Celebrate and Lovely. She is also the dam of the 2015 Iowa Beef Expo high seller, NGC Lender 404B ET.

National Sale lead-off lot and second high-selling lot.

Our Thanks to 2H Cattle Company, Grove City, MN & Legacy Ranch Charolais, Blackfoot, ID for purchasing Lovely at the National Sale.

Look for 6100 progeny in 2016 sales and beyond.

2016 Spring Sales Sioux Empire Farm Show, Sioux Falls, SD – January 28 Black Hills Stock Show, Rapid City, SD – February 2 Iowa Beef Expo, Des Moines, IA – February 15 Double-H Bull Sale, Yankton, SD – March 3

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

www.northgrovecharolais.com


Minnesota / Wisconsin Charolais Association OFFICERS

Junior Advisor............... Katie Nelson

(320) 290-5136 • kenelson44@hotmail.com

President............................. Clint Kathrein

Junior Advisor............... Aaron Goulet

Little Falls, MN • (320) 232-7336• kathreink@gmail.com

Vice President..................... Dustin Fischer

(320) 333-9020• aaron.goulet85@gmail.com

Grove City, MN • (320) 857-2855 • northgrovecharolais@gmail.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

Greg & Karen Gosen Silvercrest Charolais 68831 150th Street Albert Lea, MN 56007 (507) 852-2920 silvercrestcharolais@gmail.com

Duane & Susan Kuester White Ember Charolais N5709 330th Street Menomonie, WI 54751 (715) 235-3047 dskueste@pressenter.com

Rodney & Jolene Balvitsch RJB Cattle 7324 SW 74th Ave Ellendale, MN 56026 (507) 451-0992 (507) 649-1446 rjbcattle@myclearwave.net

Raymond, Connie, Aaron & Michael Goulet Team Goulet 10129 75th Ave. NE Foley, MN 56329 320-387-2898

Dan & Shauna Laufenberg N11471 Section One Rd. Hixton, WI 54635 608-386-3593

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 & Amanda Feuchtenberger Highview Charolais 26635 U.S. Hwy 59 Morris, MN 56267 (320) 815-8997

Dale & Jill Hecht 2H Cattle Company 33695 CSAH 30 Grove City, MN 56243 (320) 693-9568 dale@2hcattlecompany.com Harlin & Sue Hecht Double H Charolais 16732 283rd Street Paynesville, MN 56362 (320) 243-4386 doubleh@lakedalelink.net Mark & Becky Hecht Double H Charolais 639 Washburne Ave Paynesville, MN 56362 (320) 243-7899 mhecht@lakedalelink.net 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

Erik & Melissa Jopp Jopp Family Dennis, Kari, Brandon & Dustin Fischer 24108 Cty Rd 12 Richmond, MN 56368 North Grove Charolais (320) 292-5553 52917 295th Street Grove City, MN 56243 Clint & Roxanne Kathrein (320) 857-2855 Kathrein Charolais (320) 693-5933 11865 195th Street northgrovecharolais@gmail.com Little Falls, MN 56345 (320) 232-7336 Ryan & Jamie Gerlach kathreink@gmail.com Flying JRL 11972 Alder St. Finlayson, MN 55735 (320) 233-7268

Oscar, Connie & Carmen Liebelt Liebelt Charolais W 486 County Road A Mindoro, WI 54644 (608) 486-4097 Randy & Joyce Lipinski South View Farm 59083 CSAH 36 Eden Valley, MN 55329 (320) 453-2074 joyce@sparboe.com Pat McGunegill 278 20th Ave Jasper, MN 56144 mcgun@svtv.com 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

Keith 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

Featured Genetics March 21, 2016 www.charauctions.com

PZC TR Desirae

Sale

0641

2015 Agribition Supreme

“Living Legend”

TR PZC Turton “Breed Leader”

2015 Missouri Steer

Monopoly x FW x 0641 “Proven Champions”

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


RJB Cattle would like to extend a

Thank you to all of our customers in 2015 that made it an outstanding year!

We look forward to your successes in 2016!

Contact us for Purebred and Composite Prospects • Bulls • Embryos

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


White Rose Country Pride

2014 Royals Breeders Classic Champion ET Sibs Coming!

Look forConsignments at— Sioux Empire Farm Show Black Hills Stock Show Iowa Beef Expo

White Rose Cowgirl 504 Sells at Iowa Beef Expo

Thanks to all the buyers this past year & wishing you continued success Look for pictures and videos on our website! www.WhiteRoseCharolais.com

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


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Look for our upcoming 2016 Sales — March 21st

PZC Featured Genetics Sale

www.charauctions.com

April 18th

Spring Thaw Online Embryo Sale on Breeder's World

September 19th

Fall Freeze Online Embryo Sale on Breeder's World

October 1st

Leading Ladies Sale at PZC Show & Sale Facility

November 21st

Polzin Cattle Leading Ladies Online Heifer and Embryo Sale

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


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 28, 2016 • W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls, S.D. Charolais Show: 8:00 am; Sale: 12:30 pm

2015 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 2, 2016 • 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

2015 Champions

Champion Female

Champion Bull

South Dakota Showplace Charolais Show & Sale February 10, 2016 • Watertown Winter Farm Show, Watertown, S.D. Show: 8:00 am; Sale: 12:00 pm Noon 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.

2015 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

Champion Female

Champion Bull

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33rd Annual Production Sale

Friday, January 29, 2016 • 1:00 p.m. MST JAY and SUSAN SOREIDE

Joy, Zach, Kaylee, Casey and Johnny Kinsey

IN OUR HEATED SALE FACILITY AT THE RANCH 3 Miles west, 1 ½ miles north & ½ mile east of Bowman, ND

8307 149th Ave. SW • Bowman, ND 58623

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

BS Avalanche B302 Sire: Wrangler W601; BD: 2-12-13 BW: 88; AWW/I: 813/100; ADG: 3.14 SC: 38 cm; REA: 0.56; IMF: -0.09 EPDs: CE: 4.3 BW: 1.4 WW: 42 YW: 63M: 8 TM: 28 SC: 1.5 BS Avalanche B302 was one of the top selling bulls at the 2014 Black Hills Stock Show. He is the total package combined with calving ease, style and scale busting performance any cattleman strives to achieve. A Son of Wrangler W601 and a Firewater Daughter, you can’t go wrong with that combination of calving ease and growth. His calves are proof of overall calving ease, tremendous growth mixed with excellent disposition, Avalanche is the complete the package. You won’t want to miss them come sale day!

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Selling 60 Yearling Bulls

SCC Superman 61Z Pld

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: 2.8 EPDs: CE: 2.8 BW: 1.4 WW: 40 YW: 73 M: 11 TM: 31 SC: 0.4 SCC Superman 61Z 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 Sire: HC Stash 0383 0767; BD: 2-8-12 BW: 84; AWW/I: 765/108; AYW/I: 1340/112 ADG: 4.07; SC: 36 cm; REA: 15.1; IMF: 2.43 EPDs: CE: 3.1 BW: 0.8 WW: 33 YW: 54 M: 11 TM: 28 SC: 0.9 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

Stewart & Steffensen Charolais 9th Annual Bull Sale Saturday, February 13 12 noon Madison Sale Barn Madison, South Dakota

Also selling Red Angus Bulls

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

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www.missouricharolais.com Upcoming Events

Bull Sale • March 19

• 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

L &N

CHAROLAIS Larry & Norma Julian

L&N Thundercloud 424 P KC Crowd Favorite!

MBS

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

CHAROLAIS

Peterson Farms Charolais

14809 Pike 139 Bowling Green, MO 63334

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

Home of the 34th National Champion Female

Big Creek Charolais

Progeny of Fire Water, Budsmydad, Grid Maker, Slasher, Revelation, Bluegrass, Royce and Wyoming Wind

Jeannine Doughty P.O. Box 523 (816) 616-8838 Harrisonville, MO 64701 www.bigcreekcharolais.com

Efficient

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

Bull Sale • March 5, 2016

Production Sale March 4, 2016

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

BANEY RANCH Dam of M6 Bells & Whistles

We Collect Data. Bull Sale We Sell Bulls. March 18

Mike & Brian Schumacher

Get your            at the

March 4 Windy Hill Sale, Cedar Hill March 5 Peterson Bull Sale, Mtn. Grove March 5 Mead Bull Sale, Versailles March 12 Wright Bull Sale, Kearney March 18 MBS Bull Sale, Bowling Green March 19 Aschermann Bull Sale, Carthage April 9 The Renaissance Sale, Strafford April 25 Wild Indian Acres Online Sale, DeSoto

CHAROLAIS FARMS

WWW.WINDYHILLCHAROLAIS.COM

150 WC Bulls Sell!

EPDs: 0.9 36 67 13 31

M6 Ms Gain & Grade 552 P

Benelli x WC Lady Blue 0506 P

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

BW: 93 AWW: 861

Riverdale Land and Livestock The Look with Power RF Bocephus 5027

Semen: $40/straw; No Signing Fee

Bohannon x 7515 2015 American Royal & 47th National Spring Calf Champion

#2 Milk Trait Leader ROE Sire JDJ

Smokester

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

8 STORY FARMS Charolais Cattle Austin & Courtney Story

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

47th National Reserve Senior Calf Champion LJR WIA Mr White Collar

Show Heifer Prospects Available

The Dale Ridder Family 1585 Little Bay 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

Dicken Charolais Farm Poplar Bluff, MO

9th Annual Bull Sale March 12

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

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

“Breeding Charolais Since 1958"

Curt & Wanda Dicken

Show Heifers!

Bobby J. & Jamie Dicken

5J Charolais

(573) 785-0352 (573)778-7428

Junior Member — Mallory

(573) 778-3814 (573) 718-4796 bjdicken96@yahoo.com

The Johansen Family 5J Cigarro 924 Pld

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

MEAD FARMS ANGUS & CHAROLAIS Barnett, MO

Bull Sale • March 5

Brand of Quality

Owner: Alan Mead (573) 216-0210 Manager: David Innes (573) 280-6855 meadangus@yahoo.com www.skally.net/mead

Barnard Charolais

Herd Sires: Rancher, HCR Wind, Hams Ranger Progeny for sale at all times. Bred for carcass values and maternal traits. Mike, Sara, Connor & Cannon Kisner 5805 Perkins Road • DeSoto, MO 63020 (636) 274-9515 • (636) 236-0306 cell thekisners@yahoo.com

— Bob Barnard —

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

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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.

JAMIE EGGLESTON

Bull Sale April 11, 2016

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

Bull Sale • April 9, 2016 DAVID MASON Cell: (605) 680-0780 • pvfcharolais78@gmail.com

J&M Ranch

PF El Duke 9021 P ET Impressed 620 x Duchess 351

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 Tim and Ree Reich

1007 Kingsbury Belle Fourche, SD 57717  (605) 892-4366 Bull Sale • April 14, 2016

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

 Bull Sale April 2, 2016

Wells Charolais Ranch

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

EPDs: 9.4 -0.2 38 72 17 5.6 36 1.4 Bull Sale March 28

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 4, 2016 Calvin Sandmeier Gary Sandmeier (605) 285-6179 (605) 285-6766 13123 322nd Ave. • Bowdle, SD 57428 www.sandmeiercharolais.com

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TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET

W ELL S CHAROLAIS

Bull Sale • Feb. 13, 2016 Travis & Deb Steffensen & Family 21269 US Hwy. 81 Arlington, S.D. 57212 Home: (605) 983-5497

Space Available

If you are looking

Colome, SD 57528

Steffensen Charolais

KEPPEN CHAROLAIS

performance Whoa, for polled cattle, call: (200 miles Southwest of Lake Preston)

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

Odden Charolais Ranch

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

Semen: $15/straw; $25 signing fee

Jerod & Melanie Olson 20629 443rd Ave Lake Preston, SD 57249

Jan. 28 Feb. 2 Feb. 10 Feb. 13 Feb. 24 Mar. 1 Mar. 4 Mar. 13 Mar. 28 April 2 April 9 April 11 April 12 April 14 April 16 April 30

EPDs: 8.0 -1.2 20 27 4 0.8 14 0.5

Purebred Charolais Private Treaty Sales

jrolson2664@gmail.com (605) 860-2080

Mark Your Calendar!

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

Bull Sale • February 13, 2016


CHAROLAIS A L A B A M A

ALSO REFER TO STATE BREEDER PAGES

C A L I F O R N I A

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

FEEDLOT

Home of JWK Vanessa D029 ET Donor: 2244 x 934

CHAROLAIS

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”

BJR Summerford Charolais

OakHill Farm Home of Bennett Charolais Wayne & Lois Bennett Barn: (770) 893-3446 Home: (770) 893-2674 Cell: (770) 826-9551

1779 Holcomb Road Dawsonville, Ga 30534 oakhillfarmga@tds.net www.oakhillfarmga.com

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

MV Limestone

Mountain View Charolais

Scott Tipton 1001 Preacher Campbell Rd. Clarksville, GA 30523

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

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BJR Easy Edge 968 ET P Quality and Performance Charolais in North Alabama

Your Herd Bull Source

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A.W. “Buck” Compton Box 160 Nanafalia, AL 36764 home: (334) 736-4349

C O L O R A D O 15493 Co. Rd. 57 Hillrose, CO 80733 Bred For

Performance~Carcass Quality~Disposition Bull Sale • April 8, 2016

Pat Gebauer & Luan August (970) 847-3345 prewittranch@gmail.com

office: (334) 736-4221

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Curfman Farms Rt. 2, Griggsville, IL 62340

58 years of quality seedstock production Rick Curfman (217) 285-5213

McCary & Son Charolais Farm

G E O R G I A

rick@curfmancharolais.com

Roger Curfman (217) 236-5761 Ryan Curfman (217) 248-7711

Levi & Brian McCary 334-872-9060 334-505-6338 334-419-0538

635 Valleyview Drive Valley Grande, AL 36701 WCR Sir Duke 7340 P

MOGO Full French CHAROLAIS Daniel Hammond 15300 Co. Rd. 2 • Florence, AL 35633 (256) 766-6354 • 4mogocharolais@earthlink.net

Bamboo Road Farms LLC Stephen Cummings

2509 Old Perry Road Marshallville, GA 31057 bambooroadfarms@gmail.com

(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 6   89


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CHAROLAIS

Bulls & Females Available Private Treaty

“Charolais Since 1960”

MLL Project Fire 281

Marty, Joyce, Kaitlyn and Mason Lewis 9411 W. 56th St. S. • Monroe, IA 50170 Marty (515) 250-2362 • Mason (515) 205-9161 mjlewis@wildblue.net

Producing quality breeding stock for 56 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

Hanover, Kansas 66945

www.laueranch.com

Lester Laue (785) 337-2600 Brant Laue (913) 541-8982

Stalcup Farms Charolais

“We don’t keep our cows, they keep us.”

“Quality Polled Charolais”

WC Everest 4048 P

2015 Minnesota and Iowa State Fair Grand Bull

Craig Stalcup Jim Stalcup (641) 322-4946 1407 Poplar Avenue Prescott, Iowa 50859 (641) 340-1128 cell (641) 335-2351

Keith Farms

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

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InnovativeSince Beef1945Production

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

Bull Sale Mar. 11, 2016 bars@gorhamtel.com Paradise, Kansas 67658 David Dickerson Ken Stielow (785) 998-4386 (785) 998-4335

Fancy Creek Charolais

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Raile Charolais Farm Rt. 1, Box 389 St. Francis, KS 67756

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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. 26

Hubert Charolais Ranch 37th Annual

BC BEAVERS CHAROLAIS Brett, Tina, Madison & Austin Beavers

Megan, Lori & Galen Fink

Beef Genetics

Andrew & Christa Doub 8614 W. 100 N. • Danville, IN 46122 (317) 539-6718 home • (317) 440-0525 cell ajcharolais40@aol.com

WC Over Time 3015 P

1460 Penn Road Belleville, KS 66935 Home (785) 527-5047 Cell (785) 527-1269

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

I N D I A N A

Slasher x Cigarro 924 Power Look!

Breeding Charolais since 1956

Purebred Charolais Since 1968

Don & Charlotte Olsen and family

AML Ghost Rider 210

MYRON RUNFT CHAROLAIS

Bull Sale 510 Maple Ave. Oakley, KS 67748 April 5, 2016 David & Shelby Hubert (785) 672-3528

VFR

VAUGHAN FAMILY RANCH PUREBRED CHAROLAIS ­– ANGUS Corey Vaughan – (316) 213-5484

14630 E. 44th St. S. – Derby, KS 67037 Corey@3Ncattle.com Bull Sale vaughanfamilyranch.com April 9, 2016

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


K E N T U C K Y

M I C H I G A N

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

endsleyscharolaisfarms.com ENDSLEY’S DUKE STONE 257 M641625

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

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

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Rambur Charolais

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

RC Denver

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

N E B R A S K A

BREEDING Quality... M I N N E S O T A

Dybdal Charolais

HAYDEN FARM

James, Cathy and Brooke Hayden

4430 Bloomfield Road Bardstown, KY 40004 (502) 349-0005 (502) 507-4984 cell

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

Wakefield Farms

Larry & Krista Dybdal

88361 575th Ave • Newcastle, NE 68757 Home: 402-692-3704 • Cell: 402-841-9784 kldybdal@nntc.net 5th Annual Bull Sale • April 13, 2016

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

L O U I S I A N A RUIDOSO Stacking Power Cow Families 47th National Grand Champion

5593 Choupique Rd y Sulphur, LA Evelyn Gay Duhon 337-583-2242 y 337-764-1040 cell Titou6262@yahoo.com Rod Smith 337-274-0552 cell E5rodsmith@yahoo.com

MISSISSIPPI CGC

Crosby Farms

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

WC Passport 3127 PET

EM833181

Member of JDJ Maximo A18 P Syndicate

34th Annual Bull Sale • April 9, 2016

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

www.HebbertRanch.com Visitors always welcome

M A R Y L A N D

M O N T A N A

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

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

43 Years in the Purebred Charolais Business

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

Dean Churchill 32nd Annual HC 37, Box 54 Bull Sale Valentine, NE 69201 April 12, 2016 (402) 376-2314 deanchurch1@gmail.com Headquarters Ranch

Mansfield, Missouri Butch Alsup • (417) 926-8416

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Schurrtop Angus & Charolais

Bull Sale • March 25 40842 Farnam Road Farnam, NE 69029 John (308) 569-2520 Sure Performance Cattle Ryan (308) 320-4067 www.schurrtop.com Marty (308) 362-4941

MEXICO

O K L A H O M A Rick & Lisa Wilson Hart Box 865 Chickasha, OK 73023 Office (405) 224-0645 Home (405) 224-0694

LT Easy Ride 1153 Pld

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

NEW

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

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

The Total Performance Brand www.wagonhammer.com

NORTH CAROLINA

Castleberry’s

Hilltop C Polled Charolais Pasture Proven Charolais Since 1962

Wagon Wheel Charolais

Kirk & Peggy Castleberry

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 • Feb. 13, 2016

Zeisler Charolais Bull Sale • March 18, 2016

LT Long Distance 9001 Pld

Richard L. Zeisler

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

Breeding Registered Charolais Since 1959 38th Annual Bull Sale • March 10

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

N E W J E R S E Y

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

Balanced Numbers – From Birth to Carcass

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HCR Ledger 4001 Pld

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

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Curtiss & Brenda Nipp HC 66, Box 76 Bull Sale Overbrook, OK 73453 Mar. 12 (580) 668-3332 nippcharolais@yahoo.com

P E N N SY LVA N I A

“48 years of Breeding Charolais”

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Ledger x Rancher x Western Edge BW: 73 lbs. AWW: 686 lbs. AYW: 1,273 lbs. EPDs: CE: 8.9 BW: -1.7 WW: 28 YW: 56 M: 13 MCE: 6.5 TM: 26 SC: 1.4 REA: 0.62 MB: 0.27

Peter Stamer, owner (973) 729-9751 47 Snover Road, Lafayette, NJ 07848

Kevin Wiley Ranch Manager Perry, OK (580) 336-9241 (580) 572-2555

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R. David White

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 BFM B30 Nancy P ET

Full sister to 0383

EF1194353

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

clayboscamp@wildblue.net

LT Wyoming Wind 4020 x Three Trees Nancy 8121

CHAROLAIS

Roy R. & Sammye L. Dees

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

Jay and Amber Buzhardt Nora & Maggie

Batesburg, SC (803) 532-0936 home (803) 240-8748 cell buzhardtfarms@yahoo.com

Nubbin Ridge Farm

Mike King, Farm Manager Quality Seedstock available with a focus on 914 and Cigar genetics! Home of: NRF Looking Good 644 P M833888 - Duke 538 x Full Sister Cigar NRF Mr Smokester 600 P M827341 - Smokester x $20Cigar 155 Nubbin Ridge Circle (864) 972-9203 home Westminster, SC 29693 (864) 958-1343 cell

RR RR DOUBLE R DEES

Full French & Purebred Genetics HAMM MOGO B1 2015 Houston Reserve Grand

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

Hann Family • 9995 CR 353 Gause, TX 77857 Roy W. Hann Jr., Owner • (979) 255-5709 Tyson Hann, Owner • (979) 324-6659 Bryce Renfro, Manager • (512) 466-4009

Polled Full French

Liverpool, Texas Larry Ludeke (832) 439-4666 E-mail: larryl@qiminc.com www.barjcharolaisfarm.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

WC Lady GaGa 031P –

F1120982 Sired by BHD Sly Illusion T3132 Pld

Visitors Welcome

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

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

(972) 529-8723

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

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info@charolaisassociation.com PO Box 1103 Poth, TX 78147 (830) 708-6709

Dennis Charolais

...easy calving...    ...explosive growth... DCF Pure Gold 802 P EPDs: 1.4 30 52 14 29 0.9 Bull Sale • Jan. 30

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 26

“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 69 Years of Selective Breeding Full French Charolais Wes Marti 1701 CR 310 Cleburne, Texas 76031 Ranch (817) 645-0239 Cell (817) 517-4196

www.marticharolais.com

PC

atman harolais Steve Patman

TriniTy Valley CommuniTy College

W I S C O N S I N

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

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

THOMAS CHAROLAIS INC. “Since 1936”

February 12 • Spring Bull & Female Sale

Since 1973

Stop by and visit.

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

C A N A D A

P.O. Box 595 • Raymondville, TX 78580 (956) 689-5162 • Fax (956) 689-3693 E-mail: thomasra@gte.net Web: www.thomascharolais.com Claudette................................(956) 689-5162 Mitch & Linda........................(956) 689-6379 Mitch Mobile..........................(956) 535-0936

Lamont, Alberta

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

www.PatmanCharolais.com PC Mr Stonecold P862

V I R G I N I A

RAMRO, LLC

Time Proven Genetics

Full French Charolais Bulls For Sale All 2015 Heifers Sold

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

CREWS FARMS

CF Ms Duke 996 Duke K09 x Ali Mark

Billy, Billy C., Barry & Brent

Chatham, Virginia (434) 656-2361 - (434) 656-3771

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

WASHINGTON

Bull Sale • February 27, 2016 “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

Reach Potential Customers 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

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

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

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

A Complete Source for Quality Don & Mary Jane Schill 465 FCR 781 Donie, TX 75838 (903) 388-1342

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

J A N U A R Y 2016


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: 0.1 22 41 16 27

Ms Jackie Sue 4065 Pld CCR Jackpot 1410K5PET x JWK Chloe E225ET

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AICA Events January 16 — National Western Stock Show National ROE Pen Show Denver, Colo. January 18 — National Western Stock Show National ROE Show Denver, Colo. January 30 — Fort Worth Stock Show National ROE Show Fort Worth, Texas March 1 — Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Class A ROE Show Houston, Texas March 20-21 — AICA Annual Membership Meeting, Committee Meetings and Spring Board of Directors Meeting Kansas City, Mo. April 15-24 — Charolais World Congress Mexico April 30 — AIJCF Scholarship Deadline

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January 2016 January 16 — National Western Stock Show National ROE Pen Show, 9 a.m., Denver, Colo. January 17 — National Western Stock Show Junior Charolais & Percentage Charolais Heifer Shows & Open Percentage Heifer Show, 8 a.m., Denver, Colo. January 17 — Charolais In The Rockies Sale, 2:30 p.m., National Western Stock Show Beef Palace Auction Arena, Denver, Colo. Auctioneer: Dennis Metzger. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. January 18 — National Western Stock Show National ROE Show, 8 a.m., Denver, Colo. January 23 — Severance Diamond Charolais & Angus Performance & Quality Bull Sale, 1:30 p.m., Kist Livestock Auction, Mandan, N.D. Contact: Jan L. Severance. January 28 — 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 29 — Cowtown Cattle Drive Sale, 3 p.m., Fort Worth Stock Show West Arena. Sponsored by Charolais Association of Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. January 29 — Soreide Charolais Ranch 33rd Annual Production Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Bowman, N.D. Contact: Jay Soreide. January 30 — 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 30 — Fort Worth Stock Show National ROE Show, Fort Worth, Texas.

February 2016 February 2 — Black Hills Stock Show Charolais Show & Sale, Show: 10 a.m., Sale: 1 p.m., Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, S.D. Contact: Jim Scheel or Donnie Leddy. February 8 — Highview Charolais Farm & SRK Genetics Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Mobridge Livestock, Mobridge, S.D. Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar. Contact: Carter Feuchtenberger. February 10 — South Dakota Showplace Charolais Show & Sale, Show: 8 a.m.; Sale: Noon, Watertown Farm Show, Watertown, S.D. Contact: Alan Vedvei or Scott Jensen

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February 12 — Honeyman Charolais 27th Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Bowman Auction Market, Bowman, N.D. Contact Ryan Honeyman. February 12 — Thomas Charolais Inc. Spring Bull & Female Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Raymondville, Texas. Contact: Mitch Thomas or Tonnyre Thomas.

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February 14 — Dixie National Livestock Show & Rodeo Charolais Show, Jackson, Miss.

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February 14-15 — 52nd 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 16 — Bina Charolais Powerhouse Bull Sale, 1:30 p.m., Jamestown Livestock, Jamestown, N.D. Contact: Lane Bina. February 18 — The Nebraska Classic Charolais Show & Sale, Show: 10 a.m.; Sale 2:30 p.m., Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic, Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Kearney, Neb. February 18 — The Nebraska Classic Royal Ice Sale, 7 p.m., Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic, Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Kearney, Neb. February 19 — R Lazy B Ranch Production Sale, Hub City Livestock, Aberdeen, S.D. Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar. Contact: Robert Birklid. February 20 — Dykes Charolais 4th Annual Online Bull Sale, Caldwell-Willoughby Cattle Sales Online Auction. Contact: Darvin Dykes. February 20 — Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo Charolais Show & Sale, Show: Noon; Sale: 4 p.m., Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Auctioneer: Eddie Burks. Contact: Jeff Harrod, Chuck Druin, Jacob Miller or Mike Barron. February 24 — Larson Family Ranch 47th Annual Production Sale, Presho, S.D. Contact: Monty, Darrell, Audie or Dennis Larson or Joel Stuart. February 27 — Hang’n A Cattle Company 13th Annual Rancher’s Choice Sale, Eltopia, Wash. Contact: Alan or Leslie Alexander. February 27 — Rogers Bar HR Spring Turn-Out Charolais Bull & Brangus Female Sale, at the ranch, Collins, Miss. Contact: Doug Rogers.

March 2016 March 1 — Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Class A Roll of Excellence Show, Houston, Texas. March 1 — Deering’s Cheyenne Charolais 23rd Annual Ranch-Raised, Ranch Approved Bull Sale, Philip Livestock Auction, Philip, S.D. Contact: Joel Deering, Kandi McMurtrey or Ted Morgan. March 1 — Doll Charolais & Simmental Ranch 36th Annual Production Sale, 1:30 p.m., Kist Livestock, Mandan, N.D. Auctioneer: Lynn Weishaar. Contact: Charles, Harlan or David Doll. March 3 — Double-H Charolais Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Yankton Livestock Auction, Yankton, S.D. Contact: Harlin Hecht. March 4 — Sandmeier Charolais 35th Anniversary Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Bowdle, S.D. Contact: Calvin, Gary or Matthew Sandmeier. March 4 — Windy Hill Charolais Farms 19th Annual Gateway-Getaway Production Sale & 50th Anniversary Celebration, 7 p.m., Arrowhead Sale Facility, Cedar Hill, Mo. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Contact: Stanley or David Bonacker. March 5 — Mead Farms Spring Bull Sale, at the farm, Versailles, Mo. Contact: Alan Mead. March 5 — Peterson Farms Charolais 23rd Annual Top Pick Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the farm, Mtn. Grove, Mo. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: Mitchell Management. March 6 — Smoky Hill Charolais/Lazy H Ranch Annual Bull Sale, at the ranch, Hays, Kan. Contact: Maurice or Mark Rohr. March 10 — Effertz Key Ranch 38th Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Rugby Livestock Auction, Rugby, N.D. Contact: Kevin, Roger or Neil Effertz or Bryan Dean.

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March 11 — Bar S Ranch 26th Annual Bull Sale, at the ranch, Paradise, Kan. Contact: Ken Stielow or David Dickerson. March 12 — Nipp Charolais 7th Annual Spring Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Red River Livestock, Ardmore, Okla. Contact: Curtiss Nipp. March 12 — Wright Charolais 9th Annual Bull Sale, 6 p.m., Wright Charolais Sale Facility, Kearney, Mo. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. March 13 — RBM Livestock Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Florence, S.D. Contact: Ryan or Mark Bergh. March 13 — Snyder Livestock’s Bulls For the 21st Century Sale, Yerington, Nev.

March 15 — Romans Ranches Charolais Production Sale, Westfall, Ore. Contact: Bill or Jeff Romans. March 18 — MBS Bull Sale/EMCC Special Cow Sale, 12:30 p.m., Eastern Missouri Commission Company , Bowling Green, Mo. Contact: Mike or Brian Schumacher. March 18 — Zeisler Charolais 28th Annual Bull Sale, at the ranch, Butte, Neb. Contact: Richard Zeisler. March 19 — Aschermann Charolais 22nd Edition Charolais Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Carthage, Mo. Auctioneer: Jackie Moore. Contact: Larry or Peggy Aschermann. March 19 — M6 Spring Bull & Female Sale, at the ranch, Alvarado, Texas. Contact: Kevin Moore. March 20-21 — American-International Charolais Association Annual Membership Meeting, Committee Meetings and Spring Board of Directors Meeting, Argosy Casino-Hotel & Spa, Kansas City, Mo. March 22 — C-B Charolais Annual Production Sale, at the ranch, Montpelier, N.D. Contact: Curtis or Troy Brown. March 22 — Wagner Charolais 5th Annual Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Sterling Livestock Commission, Sterling, Colo. Auctioneer: Dennis Metzger. Contact: Bob Wagner. March 23 — Schmidt Cattle Company Charolais Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Sheridan Livestock Auction Company, Rushville, Neb. Contact: Rancy Schmidt. March 25 — Schurrtop Angus & Charolais Bull Sale, 1 p.m., Tri-State Livestock, McCook, Neb. Contact: John, Marty, Ryan or Jerry Schurr. March 26 — Cannon-Deutsch Bull Sale, 1 p.m., at the farm, Newton, Iowa. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. March 26 — Little W Farm & Guest 6th Annual Production Sale, 1 p.m., at the farm, Lebanon, Tenn. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. March 26 — Valley View Charolais Ranch 38th Annual Bull sale, at the ranch, Polson, Mont. Auctioneer: Rick Machado. Contact: T.E. Buddy Westphal. March 26 — T&S Strnad Charolais Production Sale, 12:30 p.m., Belleville 81 Livestock Market, Belleville, Kan. March 28 — Weber Charolais & Red Angus Meat & Muscle Bull Sale, Corsica Sale Barn, Corsica, S.D. Contact: Dean, Todd, Jim or Jason Weber.

April 2016 April 1 — Iowa Cattlemen’s Bull Test Sale, 6:30 p.m., Dunlap, Iowa. April 2 — DeBruycker Charolais 32nd Annual Bull Sale, noon, Western Livestock Auction, Great Falls, Mont. Contact: Lloyd, Mark or Brett DeBruycker or Joe Campbell.


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April 2 — Satterfield Charolais & Angus 5th Annual April 16 — Lindskov-Thiel Ranch 35th Annual Bull Sale, Bull & Female Sale, 1 p.m., at the farm, Evening 1 p.m., at the ranch, Isabel, S.D. Contact: Brent Thiel. Shade, Ark. Auctioneer: Tommy Barnes. Sale Manager: April 18 — Polzin Cattle Spring Thaw Online Embryo Hubert Cattle Sales. Sale. Contact: Chris or Leslie Polzin. April 2 — Wells Charolais 34th Annual Bull Sale, 1 April 25 — Wild Indian Acres Online Sale, Breeders p.m., Hub City Livestock, Aberdeen, S.D. Contact: World Online Sales. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. Richard or Jason Wells. April 30 — AIJCF Scholarship Application Deadline. April 5 — Hubert Charolais Ranch 37th Annual Bull Contact: Kaitlyn Lewis, AICA. Sale, 1 p.m., at the ranch, Monument, Kan. Auctioneer: April 30 — Wienk Charolais Ranch 47th Annual Bull James Birdwell. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. Sale, at the ranch, Lake Preston, S.D. Contact: Jeff, April 6 — 75th Annual Kansas Bull Test Performance Sterling or Ty Eschenbaum. Tested Bull Sale, 12:30 p.m., Mitchell County Fairgrounds, Beloit, Kan. Contact: Brian Hagedorn. May 2016 April 6 — Bracewell Cattle Company Spring Bull May 6 — Iowa Cattlemen’s Bull Test Sale & Heifer Sale, Buyout, 1 p.m., Cattlemen’s Livestock Commission, 6 p.m., Tama Livestock, Tama, Iowa. Paris, Texas. Contact: Bradley Bracewell. May 7 — 17th Annual The Sale of Excellence, 1 p.m., April 8 — Cardinal Charolais Annual Bull Sale, at O.D. Butler Texas A&M Research Center, College Station, the ranch, Hillrose, Colo. Contact: Pat Gebauer or Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront Luan August. Cattle Service. April 8 — Thomas Charolais Inc. 7th Annual Online May 10 — AIJCA Junior National Show & Leadership Club Calf Sale, Breeders’ World Online Sales. Contact: Conference Entry Deadline. Contact: Kaitlyn Lewis, AICA. Mitch Thomas or Tonnyre Thomas. May 20 — AIJCA Junior National Show & Leadership April 9 — Amburgey Charolais Farm Annual Bull & Conference Late Entry & Ownership Deadline. Contact: Female Sale, 1 p.m., Bluegrass Stockyards East, Mt. Kaitlyn Lewis, AICA. Sterling, Ky. Contact: Robert Amburgey. May 21 — Charolais Association of Texas Spring April 9 — Carolina Sensation Sale, 1 p.m., Upstate Spectacular Sale, 1 p.m., Tommy McDaniel Livestock Livestock Exchange, Williamston, S.D. Sale Sponsors: Center, Henderson, Texas. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. South Carolina Charolais Association and Georgia- Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. Florida Charolais Association. Auctioneer: Greg Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. June 2016

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April 9 — Hebbert Charolais 34th Annual Bull Sale, June 4 — Appalachian Classic Sale, 1 p.m., Knoxville at the ranch, Hyannis, Neb. Contact: David or Mose Livestock Center, Knoxville, Tenn. Sale Sponsor: Hebbert. Mountain Empire Charolais Association. Auctioneer: April 9 — Prairie Valley Farm Charolais Bull Sale, Platte Greg Clifton. Sale Manager: Outfront Cattle Service. Livestock Auction, Platte, S.D. Contact: David Mason. June 18 — Kentucky State Charolais Show and Kentucky April 9 — Rambur Charolais 38th Annual Bull Sale, Charolais Junior Futurity Show, Frankfort, Ky. Contact: at the ranch, Sidney, Mont. Contact: Howard Rambur. Jeff Harrod, Chuck Druin, Jacob Miller or Mike Barron. April 9 — The Renaissance XXIV Sale, 1 p.m., Chappell’s June 26–July 1 — 2016 AIJCA Junior National Show Sale Arena, Strafford, Mo. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale & Leadership Conference, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield, Mo. Manager: Mitchell Management.

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April 9 — Thomas Charolais Inc. Load and Go Club September 2016 Calf Sale, 10 a.m., at the ranch, Raymondville, Texas. September 17— May & Son Annual Production Sale, Contact: Mitch Thomas or Tonnyre Thomas. 1 p.m., Knoxville Livestock Market, Knoxville, Tenn. April 9 — Vaughan Family Ranch Bull Sale, Farmers Auctioneer: Terry Baxter. Contact: Bill May. & Ranchers Livestock, Salina, Kan. Auctioneer: Sonny September 19— Polzin Cattle Fall Freeze Onlline Booth. Sale Manager: Hubert Cattle Sales. Embryo Sale. Contact: Chris or Leslie Polzin. April 11 — Eggleston Charolais 31st Annual Bull & Female Sale, 1 p.m., Bales CCC, Huron, S.D. Contact: October 2016 Jamie or Dennis Eggleston. October 8 — M6 Fall Bull & Female Sale, at the ranch, April 12 — Oakwater Ranch 32nd Annual Bull Sale, 1 Alvarado, Texas. Contact: Kevin Moore. p.m., Valentine Livestock, Valentine, Neb. Auctioneer: October 22 — Doub Charolais & Guests Autumn James Birdwell. Contact: Dean Churchill or Butch Alsup. At The Crossroads Sale, at the farm, Danville, Ind. April 12 ­— Thomas Ranch 44th Annual Bull Sale, 1 Contact: Andrew Doub. p.m., at the ranch, Harrold, S.D. Contact: Troy Thomas. October 26 — Fink Beef Genetics Annual Bull Sale, April 13 — Dybdal Charolais 5th Annual Bull & Fink Beef Genetics Sale Facility, Randolph, Kan. Contact: Female Sale, 1 p.m., Laurel Livestock Sales Co., Galen, Lori or Megan Fink. Laurel, Neb. Auctioneer: Rob Nord. Sale Manager: November 2016 Hubert Cattle Sales. April 14 — Reich Ranch Charolais Bull Sale, Belle November 19 — Cavender Ranches/Sturgess Double S Cattle Genetrust Brangus & Charolais Bull Sale & Fourche, S.D. Contact: Tim Reich. Commercial Female Sale, Noon, Cavender’s Neches April 14 — Sonderup Charolais Ranch 34th Annual River Ranch, Jacksonville, Texas. Auctioneer: Doak Bull Sale, at the ranch, Fullerton, Neb. Contact: Tom Lambert. Contact: Jerry, Jay or Michael Sturgess or Sonderup. Justin Matejka. April 15–24 — Charolais World Congress Hosted by the December 2016 Charolais Charbray Herd Book of Mexico. December 31 — AIJCA Junior Merit Awards Application April 16 — Cobb Charolais Ranch Annual Spring Bull Deadline. Contact: Kaitlyn Lewis, AICA. Sale, Western Livestock Auction, Great Falls, Mont. Contact: John, Cheryl, Mike or Sarah Cobb.

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21 Ranch............................................. 92 8 Story Farms....................................... 87 5J Charolais......................................... 87 Akin Charolais...................................... 89 Arlitt Ranch............................................ 3 Aschermann Charolais ........................ 87 Bamboo Road Farms LLC.................... 89 Baney Ranch........................................ 87 Barnard Charolais................................ 87 Barnes, Tommy.................................... 96 Bar J Charolais................................. 6, 93 Bar S Ranch......................................... 90 Beavers Charolais................................ 90 BeefGene Bull Sale............................... 11 Ben Meriwether Livestock Photography..... 96 Big Creek Charolais.............................. 87 Birdwell, James.................................... 96 Black Hills Stock Show......................... 85 Boscamp’s Arrowhead Ranch.............. 93 Bovine Elite, LLC.............................. 7, 96 Bracewell Cattle Co.............................. 93 Brevig Charolais................................... 91 Bridges Charolais................................. 95 Broken Box Ranch............................... 89 Browarny Photographics, Inc............... 96 Bruner Polled Charolais....................... 93 Buddy’s Charolais.................................. 3 Buzhardt Farms................................... 93 Cardinal Charolais............................... 89 Castleberry’s Hilltop C Charolais......... 92 CAT Cowtown Cattle Drive Sale........ 33-48 Cattleman, The.................................... 97 CattleMax............................................. 96 Cattle Visions........................................ 13 Cavender Ranches............................... 31 Charolais Association of Texas... 33-48, 93 Charolais Banner ................................ 97 Charolais World Congress.............. 28, 29 Circle Cee Charolais Farms.................. 94 Clayford Ranch Charolais..................... 93 Clifton, Greg......................................... 96 Cody Cattle Co........................Inside Back Compton Charolais.............................. 89 Conover, Al........................................... 96 Corman Charolais ............................... 87 Cox Charolais....................................... 91 Crews Farms........................................ 94 Crosby Farms....................................... 91 Crutcher, Matt...................................... 96 Curfman Farms................................... 89 100  

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Curfman, Rick .................................... 96 DeBruycker Charolais............................ 25 Dennis Charolais Farm.................. 11, 93 DESCO Charolais Farm........................ 92 Dicken Charolais Farm........................ 87 Doub Charolais.................................... 90 Double R Dees .................................... 93 Dybdal Charolais.................................. 91 Eaton Charolais.......................Inside Front Effertz Key Ranch ................................ 92 Eggleston Charolais.............................. 88 Endsley’s Charolais Farm.................... 91 Evans Charolais..................................... 3 Ezy-B-Farms........................................ 95 Fancy Creek Charolais.......................... 90 Fink Beef Genetics............................... 90 Foglesong Charolais............................. 89 Fox Hollow........................................... 92 Franz Ranch ........................................ 91 Gallagher.............................................. 97 Gay Livestock Insurance, Jerry............. 97 Hang’n A Cattle Co............................... 94 Hankins, Lynn...................................... 95 Hansen Farms...................................... 88 Harrod Farms...................................... 27 Hart Charolais...................................... 91 Hayden Farm....................................... 91 Heath Hyde Cattle Co............................. 3 Hebbert Charolais................................ 91 Honeyman Charolais........................... 30 Hubert Cattle Sales............................... 97 Hubert Charolais Ranch ..................... 90 Iowa Beef Expo.............................. 14, 15 J&M Ranch........................................... 88 James F. Bessler Inc............................. 97 Jensen Charolais Ranch....................... 88 Jorgensen Charolais............................. 89 Justin B. Stout Auction Service............. 96 JVS Cattle Co..................................... 6, 91 K & K Charolais Ranch......................... 93 Keith Farms......................................... 90 Kentucky Beef Expo............................. 12 Kentucky Charolais Association........... 12 Keppen Charolais........................... 24, 88 King Charolais...................................... 92 L & N Charolais.................................... 87 LaFraise Farms.................................... 90 Lambert, Doak..................................... 96 Laue Charolais Ranch.......................... 90 Lehman Charolais................................. 93

Lindskov-Thiel Ranch.............. Back Cover Little W Farm....................................... 95 Long Hall Cattle.................................... 27 LongRange..................................... 20, 21 Los Pinos Cattle Co.............................. 93 M6 Charolais........................................ 93 MBS Charolais..................................... 87 M & M Charolais.............................. 5, 92 M & R Cattle......................................... 95 Marti Charolais.................................... 94 May, Roy & Son.................................... 95 McCary & Son Charolais Farm............. 89 McNickle Charolais Ranch................... 90 Mead Farms......................................... 87 Merial............................................. 20, 21 Metzger, Dennis................................... 96 MidTenn Charolais .............................. 95 Minnesota/Wisconsin Charolais Assn.... 65-80 Missouri Charolais Breeders................ 87 Mitchell Management ......................... 97 ML Lewis Charolais.............................. 90 MOGO Charolais.................................. 89 Morton, Bob......................................... 97 Mountain View Charolais..................... 89 Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic.............. 26 New Hope Farm................................... 92 Nipp Charolais..................................... 92 Nord Farms.......................................... 90 Nord, Robert ....................................... 96 Nubbin Ridge Farm.............................. 93 Oak Hill Farm...................................... 89 Oakwater Ranch................................... 91 Odden Charolais Ranch....................... 88 Outfront Cattle Service ........................ 97 Patman Charolais................................. 94 Pearls Pics............................................ 96 Peterson Farms Charolais.................... 87 Prairie Valley Farms, lnc...................... 88 Raile Charolais Farm........................... 90 Rambur Charolais, Ltd........................ 91 Ramro LLC........................................... 94 Reaves Charolais.................................. 95 Reich Charolais Ranch ........................ 88 Ridder Farms....................................... 87 R Lazy B Ranch.................................... 30 Rio Ranch............................................ 94 Riverdale Land & Livestock.................. 87 Rocking S Ranch, LLC............................ 8 Rogers Bar HR ...................................... 1 Runft Charolais Ranch, Myron............. 90

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SW&S Cattle Co.................................... 94 Sandmeier Charolais............................ 88 Satterfield Charolais............................... 2 Sayre Cattle Service.............................. 97 Schrader Ranch................................... 90 Schurrtop Angus & Charolais............... 92 Severence Diamond Charolais Ranch.... 25 Shadow Springs Farm.......................... 91 Sioux Empire Farm Show.................... 85 Skeans Cattle Co................................... 94 Sleepy Valley Farm Charolais................ 92 Soreide Charolais Ranch...................... 86 South Dakota Charolais Breeders....85, 88 South Dakota Charolais Breeders Assn.... 85 South Dakota Showplace...................... 85 Spring Valley Ranches.......................... 93 Stalcup Farms Charolais...................... 90 Steffensen Charolais...................... 86, 88 Stewart’s Charolais......................... 86, 88 Sturgess Double S Cattle................ 31, 93 Sullivan Supply.................................... 96 Summerford Charolais, BJR................ 89 TC Cattle Co.......................................... 94 Tennessee Charolais Breeders............. 95 Thomas Charolais, Inc. (TX)............ 9, 94 Tiger Country Charolais....................... 87 Trinity Valley Community College Rch.....94 Vaughan Family Ranch........................ 90 Vedvei Charolais Ranch.................. 10, 88 Volunteer Charolais ............................. 95 Wagonhammer Ranches...................... 92 Wagon Wheel Charolais Ranch ............ 92 Wakefield Farms............................. 20, 91 Watertown Winter Farm Show.............. 85 Webb Charolais Farm........................... 93 Weber Charolais Farm ......................... 88 Welcome Grove Charolais ................... 95 Wells Charolais Ranch......................... 88 West Fork Ranch.................................. 92 White’s Skyline Charolais (OH)........... 92 Wienk Charolais Ranch........................ 16 Wild Indian Acres................................. 87 Windy Hill Charolais Farms............ 25, 87 Wooden Cross Cattle Co....................... 90 Wright Charolais...........................87, IBC Wright Charolais Farm (WI)................. 94 Zeisler Charolais.................................. 92 ZOE Charolais...................................... 87


WRIGHT Charolais

e r i S Herd ht! g i l t o p S

Join us “In The Yards” at Denver & during our —

9

TH Annual Herd Sire Presentation

3.12.16

Kearney, Missouri • 6 pm

Selling 150

WC Bred Bulls including many Herd Sire Prospects

WC Endorsement 5133 P ET , BD: 2-9-15

LT Ledger 0332 P x JWK Clarice J139 ET BW: 85 lbs. AWW: 873 lbs. 7.9 -0.7 34 69 11 5.4 28 1.4

5105 P ET, BD: 1-4-15 CCC WC Rechargeidge Sweetheart 7M LT Rushmore 8060 Pld x Baldr BW: 60 lbs. AWW: 796 lbs. 9.5 -3.0 25 43 17 3.1 30 0.9

WC Milestone 5223 P, BD: 1-12-15 WC Benelli 2134 P ET x WC Lady Blue 0506 P BW: 93 lbs. AWW: 861 lbs. 5.5 1.5 41 64 12 6.7 33 1.3

Sale Manager: Greg Hubert P.O. Box 100 Oakley, KS 67748 785-672-3195 (office) 785-672-7449 (cellular)

Call or write today for more information! 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

WC Power Play 5136 P ET, BD: 2-11-15 WC I’ll Have Another ET x JWK Clarice J139 ET BW: 85 lbs. AWW: 854 lbs. 2.7 0.6 34 60 16 3.4 33 1.0


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