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George W. Lemm Marvin M. Robertson Mark Duffell PO Box 570, Aldie, Virginia 20105 /FFICE s &!8 www.whitestonefarm.com -ARK $UFFELLS #ELL s 3COTT "UCHANANS #ELL email@example.com Welcome Cattlemen and Friends, I would like to personally invite you to our 19th Annual Pasture Performance-Test Bull Sale on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 11:00 AM. We are very pleased to present this outstanding lineup of yearling Angus bulls. This powerhouse set of yearlings will please even the most discriminating cattlemen and women. The Whitestone prefix has become synonymous with quality. Our goal is to produce a superior set of bulls; and thus far we have continued to surpass those goals. Our weaning, yearling and carcass measurements continue to improve year after year. As you study the performance data on these bulls you will see they have done exceptionally well. Their percentage IMF scans are higher than any group we have ever developed. We appreciate our loyal customers and thank you for your continued support. We welcome your input, feedback and comments. Please feel free to contact any of us if we can assist you in your selections, we always enjoy visiting with you and look forward to seeing you sale day. We are so blessed to be able to do the work Let Whitestone work with you in the selection of your next profitable we so enjoy each day, I herd bull. Call us before the sale; describe the type of bull(s) that you thank God for his grace would like and your price range. We will bid on and purchase the best and blessing on us here at animal possible to fit your needs. You pay only the bid price, just as if you Whitestone for we know were bidding yourself. If you purchase three or more bulls we will deliver it would not be possible them free of charge to your farm. We ask that you purchase shipping without Him. Sincerely, Sincer e ely, er Mark M rk Ma
insurance to cover possible death of the animal. Upon delivery, if you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase(s), then you donâ€™t own them. All Sight Unseen sales are made with a 100% Guarantee.
EPDs current as of February 24, 2012. Updated EPDs can be viewed online at www.angus.org.
P.S. Please note the large number of low birth calving-ease bulls we have in this yearâ€™s sale!
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LIVESTOCK PUBLICATION REPRESENTATIVES: Terry Cotton, Angus Journal Mike Ryan, Special Assignment Dick Carmichael, Special Assignment BUYERS: Unable to attend the sale may send their bids to the Sale Manager, Regional Manager, Field Representatives, Auctioneer, or Mark Duffell (703) 930-1841. BUYER NUMBER: We will be using buyer numbers. Please register for your number. ACCOMMODATIONS: (AMPTON )NN s 7ESTFAX $R OFF 2T IN #HANTILLY For reservations call (703) 818-8200 - $79 room rate until March 16, 2012. RETAINED OWNERSHIP: We are retaining a one-third semen interest in all of the bulls selling in this sale. You will own full possession and 100% salvage value of the bull. TRANSPORTATION: Dulles International Airport is easily accessible in making airline connections. The farm is a 30-minute drive from the airport. The hotel has complimentary transportation to and from the airport. FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS: A complimentary lunch will be served on sale day. TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Cattle will sell under the standard Terms and Conditions as recommended by the American Angus Association. TERMS OF SALE ARE CASH, UNLESS OTHER ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE PRIOR TO THE SALE WITH WHITESTONE FARM.
HERD HEALTH: All cattle are eligible for interstate shipment and will be accompanied by proper health certificates for immediate shipment. All cattle have been managed with a comprehensive herd health program. Every bull selling will be semen tested and guaranteed to be fertile. All bulls in the sale were wormed with Ivomectrin and vaccinated with 7 Way Black Leg - Somnus IBR/P13 BRSV/BVD - modified live and Spirovac VL5. GUARANTEE: All Bulls sell with a 100% guarantee. No Cash Refunds - a credit will be issued for use in future Whitestone Farm Sales. BULL DEVELOPMENT: The bulls have been developed in large groups on a high roughage ration in a pasture environment to ensure long-term soundness and longevity. HERD VETERINARIAN: George E. Washington, DVM Loudoun Veterinary Services, Inc. Randall Hinshaw, DVM, Embryologist Ashby Herd Health DELIVERY: If you purchase three or more bulls, Whitestone Farm will provide free delivery within the continental United States. TRUCKING: Truckers believed to be reliable will be available to assist you in shipping your purchases. Lathrop Livestock Transportation, Dundee, Illinois (847) 426-5009 and Henry Stockdale, 931 381 9694. DISCOUNTS: Any bull picked up sale day will receive a $50/per bull discount. This applies to bulls only. There are no discounts on the females selling. LIVESTOCK MORTALITY INSURANCE: Representatives of livestock insurance companies will be available at the clerkâ€™s desk to assist you with insurance for your purchases. All animals must be insured if left at Whitestone Farm until picked up.
EPDs current as of February 24, 2012. Updated EPDs can be viewed online at www.angus.org.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE AS AN ABSENTEE BUYER We have made preparations to bid and buy livestock through Superior Productionsâ€™ â€œCall or ClickTo-Bidâ€? service for those unable to attend in person on sale day. Please note that all of the Lots in the sale will also be available for viewing online prior to sale day at www.superiorlive.com.
HEREâ€™S HOW IT WORKS Turn in Bids Over the Phone. This is our traditional method of buying livestock. To get started simply go online to www.superiorlive.com and click on the tab titled â€œREGISTER FOR YOUR BUYERâ€™S NUMBERâ€?. Print the registration form, fill it out and fax it in (817/378-3380) to Superior Productions with a signature on it. You can also mail it in to the address provided on the form. Upon receipt of this information Superior will call you with a buyerâ€™s number and the bid line phone number that you will use on sale day to turn in bids over the phone. Click-To-Bid. This is Superiorâ€™s newest way to buy cattle! Registration is free, but you must become a member of www.superiorclicktobid.com to sign up. Becoming a member is easy â€“ just go to the homepage of www.superiorclicktobid.com and follow the outlined steps to get started. Input your information and select a username and password. You will receive an e-mail confirming you are a member. From that point forward you just have to sign in and select the sale you would like to register for. Once approved by the ranch you will receive an e-mail confirming which sale you are now registered for. Viewing the Auction. The sale will be broadcast via satellite on Dish Network channel 231 and DirecTV channel 345. The sale will also be broadcast live on the internet at www.superiorclicktobid.com â€“ just go to the home page and select the auction. Remember you can call in to bid whether you watch on the TV or on the internet, but you must be a member of www.superiorclicktobid.com to â€œclick-to-bidâ€?. Your computer must have Flash Media Player installed to view the auction. Bidders who are successful in making purchases via satellite or internet will be contacted www.superiorlivestock.com by the ranch after the sale to settle payment and make shipping arrangements.
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0%2&/2-!.#% $!4! Expected Progeny Difference (EPD), is the prediction of how future progeny of each animal are expected to perform relative to the progeny of other animals listed in the database. EPDs are expressed in units of measure for the trait, plus or minus. Interim EPDs may appear on young animals when their performance has yet to be incorporated into the American Angus Association National Cattle Evaluation (NCE) procedures. This EPD will be preceded by an â€œIâ€?, and may or may not include the animalâ€™s own performance record for a particular trait, depending on its availability, appropriate contemporary grouping, or data edits needed for NCE. Accuracy (ACC), is the reliability that can be placed on the EPD. An accuracy of close to 1.0 indicates higher reliability. Accuracy is impacted by the number of progeny and ancestral records included in the analysis. $Value Indexes, are multi-trait selection indexes, expressed in dollars per head, to assist beef producers by adding simplicity to genetic selection decisions. The $Value is an estimate of how future progeny of each sire are expected to perform, on average, compared to progeny of other sires in the database if the sires were randomly mated to cows and if calves were exposed to the same environment. PRODUCTION Calving Ease Direct (CED), is expressed as a difference in percentage of unassisted births, with a higher value indicating greater calving ease in ďŹ rst-calf heifers. It predicts the average difference in ease with which a sireâ€™s calves will be born when he is bred to ďŹ rst-calf heifers. Birth Weight EPD (BW), expressed in pounds, is a predictor of a sireâ€™s ability to transmit birth weight to his progeny compared to that of other sires. Weaning Weight EPD (WW), expressed in pounds, is a predictor of a sireâ€™s ability to transmit weaning growth to his progeny compared to that of other sires. Yearling Weight EPD (YW), expressed in pounds, is a predictor of a sireâ€™s ability to transmit yearling growth to his progeny compared to that of other sires. Yearling Height EPD (YH), is a predictor of a sireâ€™s ability to transmit yearling height, expressed in inches, compared to the that of other sires. Scrotal Circumference EPD (SC), expressed in centimeters, is a predictor of the difference in transmitting ability for scrotal size compared to that of other sires. MATERNAL Calving Ease Maternal (CEM), is expressed as a difference in percentage of unassisted births with a higher value indicating greater calving ease in ďŹ rst-calf daughters. It predicts the average ease with which a sireâ€™s daughters will calve as ďŹ rst-calf heifers when compared to daughters of other sires. Maternal Milk EPD (Milk), is a predictor of a sireâ€™s genetic merit for milk and mothering ability as expressed in his daughters compared to daughters of other sires. In other words, it is that part of a calfâ€™s weaning weight attributed to milk and mothering ability. Mature Weight EPD (MW), expressed in pounds, is a predictor of the difference in mature weight of daughters of a sire compared to the daughters of other sires. Mature Height EPD (MH), expressed in inches, is a predictor of the difference in mature height of a sireâ€™s daughters compared to daughters of other sires. Pasture Performance-Tested Sale
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Cow Energy Value ($EN), expressed in dollars savings per cow per year, assesses differences in cow energy requirements as an expected dollar savings difference in daughters of sires. A larger value is more favorable when comparing two animals (more dollars saved on feed energy expenses). Components for computing the cow $EN savings difference include lactation energy requirements and energy costs associated with differences in mature cow size. CARCASS Carcass Weight EPD (CW), expressed in pounds is a predictor of the differences in hot carcass weight of a sireâ€™s progeny compared to progeny of other sires. Marbling EPD (Marb), expressed as a fraction of the difference in USDA marbling score of a sireâ€™s progeny compared to progeny of other sires. Ribeye Area EPD (RE), expressed in square inches, is a predictor of the difference in ribeye area of a sireâ€™s progeny compared to progeny of other sires. Fat Thickness EPD (Fat), expressed in inches, is a predictor of the differences in external fat thickness at the 12th rib (as measured between the 12th and 13th ribs) of a sireâ€™s progeny compared to progeny of other sires. $VALUE INDEXES $Value indexes are multi-trait selection indexes, expressed in dollars per head, to assist beef producers by adding simplicity to genetic selection decisions. The $Value is an estimate of how future progeny of each sire are expected to perform, on average, compared to progeny of other sires in the database if the sires were randomly mated to cows and if calves were exposed to the same environment. Weaned Calf Value ($W), an index value expressed in dollars per head, is the expected average difference in future progeny performance for preweaning merit. $W includes both revenue and cost adjustments associated with differences in birth weight, weaning direct growth, maternal milk, and mature cow size. Feedlot Value ($F), an index value expressed in dollars per head, is the expected average difference in future progeny performance for postweaning merit compared to progeny of other sires. Grid Value ($G), an index value expressed in dollars per head, is the expected average difference in future progeny performance for carcass grid merit compared to progeny of other sires. Quality Grade ($QG) $QG represents the quality grade segment of the economic advantage found in $G. $QG is intended for the specialized user wanting to place more emphasis on improving quality grade. The carcass marbling (Marb) EPD contributes to $QG. Yield Grade ($YG) $YG represents the yield grade segment of the economic advantage found in $G. $YG is intended for the specialized user wanting to place more emphasis on red meat yield. It provides a multi-trait approach to encompass ribeye, fat thickness and weight into an economic value for red meat yield. Beef Value ($B), an index value expressed in dollars per head, is the expected average difference in future progeny performance for postweaning and carcass value compared to progeny of other sires.
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