FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24 1:00 p.m. | CST At the Ranch | West Point, IA
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WED WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 All day preview of sale offering THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 THU Thanksgiving, available for viewing FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24 FRID 9:30 am - Offering Available to View 11:00 am - Lunch, Wilson Brothers Brisket 1:00 pm - Rising Star XI Sale, Heated Facility SALE DAY PHONE ...................................319-850-2900 ........................................................319-850-0758 SALE STAFF Col. Ronn Cunningham, Auctioneer ........918-629-9382 Joel Edge .................................................319-540-1731 Tom Rooney ............................................515-491-6025 Shane Ryan ............................................309-371-7490 SALE CONSULTANTS Jason Minnaert .......................................309-489-6024 Ty Webster...............................................712-551-7943 Willie Weis ..............................................641-220-1995 Dacota Holtkamp ....................................319-850-0758 Nick Anderson ........................................712-660-0789 VIDEOS Skyshot Productions - Skyler Holtkamp...319-850-0095
1:00 p.m. | CST At the Ranch | West Point, IA |
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24
PHONE BIDS If you would like to place a bid on any lot, but will not be able to be with us, please direct your phone bid to Holtkamp Cattle Company 319-850-1563. Due to poor internet connection, we will not have live internet bidding. TERMS OF SALE Cash or check. All cattle are to be paid for during or immediately after the sale and will not be released until after settlement has been made. Cattle will not be transferred until paid for in full unless prior arrangements have been made. GUARANTEE All cattle are guaranteed to be pregnant on sale day with no further guarantee. Embryos are guaranteed 1 pregnancy per 3 embryo package. If no pregnancy is achieved another embryo will be supplied of same or similar mating if same mating is not available. LODGING Comfort Inn - 6169 Reve Court/Hwy 61 S, Ft. Madison, IA 319-372-6800 Super 8 Motel - 5107 Ave. O, Ft. Madison, IA 319-372-6800 2017 RISING STARS | 3
MISS SUGAR SHAKE : Broker x Shooga-N-Spice
1A SHOOGA N SPICE PREG
SHOOGA N SPICE
3/4 SIMMENTAL SIRE: Wild Fires Dream | DAM: Grandmaster
- With great pleasure we offer the genetics of Shooga N Spice in three different packages. The current version of this mating is the Olivia Caldwell Illinois State Fair Supreme Champion female. For anyone who cares to listen to me, this is one of the best females I’ve ever seen. She is such a unique breeding female. She’s got power and mass, with sound legs and a gorgeous long neck and baldy face. Any questions on her just ask. This is a rare and
FULL SIB HEIFER CALF PREGNANCY SIRE: Broker | DAM: Shooga-N-Spice DUE: 1.4.18
limited opportunity. - Shooga N Spice is located at Trans Ova, MO ready to IVF within two weeks of Rising Stars. Buyer has the right to an IVF collection to the bull of their choice. The cost of the collection of semen and other expense is the cost of the buyer. HCC will guarantee a minimum of 5 embryo’s with no cap.
RECIP: good quality, gentle 4 year old red cow tag
1B SHOOGA N SPICE EMBRYOS 3 IVF SEXED FEMALE EGGS SIRE: Broker | DAM: Shooga-N-Spice
Stored at Trans Ova, MO
WELCOME! Welcome to our 11th annual Rising Stars Female Sale. Again we are very excited with this offering! We have been extremely blessed with tremendous success this past year in the show ring at all levels. Our genetics keep showing up in a lot of places and I’m very proud of that. Let us know how we can help. This group will be worth your time to come and see on November 24th. - the Holtkamps
1C SHOOGA N SPICE FLUSH RIGHT TO FLUSH IVF CYCLE SIRE: Bull of Choice | DAM: Shooga-N-Spice
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
DC MS MAJOR 653
BD: Spring 2006 | PB Char | ACA#F1047478 SIRE: Major Mckee | DAM: DC MS Majestic D945 AI: 5.3 to Rhinestone | PE: None
A proven donor sells here! She averaged 15 eggs per flush. Her daughter, Charlene, is the lead donor at Minnaert show cattle. Charlene is a Firewater X lot 2 Ms. Major and already has generated in the six figure club. Your chance is now to get to make full sibs to this legend.
CHARLENE - Daughter of Lot 2
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DC MS FIREWATER
BD: Spring 2012 | PB Char | ACA#F1163248 SIRE: Firewater | DAM: MS Majestic 459 AI: 5.5 to Rhinestone | PE: None
- A proven donor sells here! She averaged 12 eggs per flush. - Ms. Firewater is just awesome, sound and great looking. She pictured really well but I assure you sheâ€™s way more impressive in person. We sold a couple heifer calves out of her this fall. Next year we have some exciting matings coming out of her. This one is special.
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MISS FANCY 399
BD: Spring 2013 | PB Angus | AAA# 17828861 SIRE: First N Goal | DAM: Miss Fancy 9FB3 722 AI: 3.28 to Style | PE: None
- The story I could tell on this one could fill this entire catalog. A maternal sister to the Donors Lot 50 and 51, her grandmother was a American Royal Champion angus. Her dams full sister produced a Reserve National Champion Foundation Simmental. This one was reserve supreme at the Lee County Fair. The fancy cow family is our foundation angus cows as we build back in the angus business. - Lot 4 is only selling because of a partnership dispersal. The Brune family have been great to work with but different directions take place. 8 | 2017 RISING STARS
DRAKE MISS U193 X
BD: Spring 2010 | 3/4 Sim | ASA#2565564 SIRE: OCC Triumph | DAM: Drake Miss 9310 AI: 5.3 to Pays to believe | PE: None
- Big bodied cow to represent what we are doing in the Simmental breed. She’s bred to give a quick return. She’s done it for us.
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BIG MOMMA 23 - Dam of Lot 6
MISS HAB MOMMA
BD: Spring 2011 | MaineTainer | SIRE: Habenero | DAM: HCC Big Momma 23 AI: 5.4 to FU Man Chu | PE: None
-“Rising Stars” needs to be renamed to “Proven Stars”. Cow family in an old school proven pedigree. Don’t overthink this offering. This will probably be the last direct daughter of the legendary Queen of the operation “Big Momma 23”. This one was bred to calve early and then go into steer ET production here. You’re welcome for this opportunity!
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STAR - Dam of Lot 7
MISS STAR FIRE
BD: Spring 2013 | MaineTainer SIRE: Habenero | DAM: Star AI: 3.25 to Business Done Right | PE: None
- This cow family has NEVER let us down. This beautiful marked superstar is here for the taking. Direct daughter of Star, whoâ€™ve sold a number of high sellers for HCC.
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MISS DENVER 316
BD: Spring 2013 | Composite SIRE: My Kind | DAM: Irish Whiskey AI: 5.17 to Fu Man Chu | PE: Brigade
- Cool baldy alert here! Almost an ideal sized and built breeding female. Another one that is hard to part with.
MISS NURSE 917
BD: Spring 2009 | Composite SIRE: Dr. Meyer (Witchdoctor) | DAM: Dr. Who/ Sm AI: 5.10 to FU Man Chu | PE: Brigade
- This one is pulled right from the front pasture to move into your front pasture. Year in year out we have sold either steers or heifers out of her. This year we are keeping her heifer calf for her replacement. So we share this gentle, great disposition producer with you.
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10 MISS FOREMAN BD: Spring 2013 | Composite SIRE: Foreman | DAM: Maine AI: 5.13 to Here I Am | PE: Brigade
- If power and mass is on your mind than Lot 10 will catch your eye as you pull in the driveway. HIA is proving to be the main sire out there, so step up to the table here.
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11 MISS FRICTION 165
Calf of Lot 12
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12 MISS INTERSTATE
BD: Spring 2011 | Composite SIRE: Friction | DAM: Angus AI: 5.17 to Daddy’s Boy | PE: Brigade
BD: Spring 2014 | 50% MaineTainer SIRE: I80 | DAM: Chi/Angus AI: 5.10 to IGWT | PE: Brigade
Brad White raised this cow, we bought her as a young heifer. I love the Friction daughters and she’s the right kind of those. Soft sided and not straight, we sold her monopoly calf as tag 19 this fall sale. Bred to the Heat Wave son Daddy’s Boy. I really think he’s an “under the radar sire”. When they are good there’s no ceiling on price. But if they’re not good, no one cares how the main semen seller brags on how good they are.
- A top producing young cow ready to return right away for the new owner. She had the high Maine heifer in our fall sale tag 2, sold to Nick Anderson.
13 MISS BUSINESS 116 BD: Spring 2011 | Composite SIRE: Nutt N Butt Business | DAM: Angus AI: 5.16 to Daddy’s Money | PE: Affliction
- Productive cow that’s been raising some big stout calves. Excited either way on this cow. We sold a Daddy’s Money this fall for $15,000 and an Affliction again for over $20,000.
14 MISS BUSINESS 171 BD: Spring 2011 | Composite SIRE: Nutt N Butt Business | DAM: Angus AI: 5.9 to Fu Man Chu | PE: Brigade
This is the mother to several county fair champions. She’s consistent and will continue to make future champions. She’s an ideally built cow.
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PB Simmental SIRE: Loaded Up DAM: Sweet Emotions (Duracell) Member of the Champion Pen of 3 bulls NWSS.
OUR LEADER TO THE NEXT LEVEL! 16 | 2017 RISING STARS
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20 MISS LADY OF AFFLICTION 617 BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Affliction | DAM: Meyer 734 x AN AI: 5.8 to Simplify | PE: Mr. Impression
This one is special and hard to let go. A full sister to our new and upcoming donor, ask Dr. Mark Hoge how Reserve Champion Steer at the 2017 special her sister is. He and his judging crew went off American Royal is out of Afflictions full sister! on her quality. This is your chance to own her carbon copy! 18 | 2017 RISING STARS
21 MISS LADY OF AFFLICTION 626 BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Affliction | DAM: Macho x Big E (full sib to Center of Attention)
AI: 5.9 to Daddy’s Money | PE: Mr. Impression
Here’s maternal genetics and a wildly cool package. If you want to make high dollar steers well this is the type. I would not let go and make them with a “just saying” mindset. It’s your call though.
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22 MISS MONEY 621 BD: Spring 2016 | Composite SIRE: Daddyâ€™s Money (I 80) | DAM: Affliction x Frosty AI: 5.8 to Simplify | PE: Mr. Impression
- Big hair, big quality, big opportunity - Just a really good one here. 20 | 2017 RISING STARS
23 MISS MONEY 613
24 MISS MONEY 631
BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Daddy’s Money (I 80) | DAM: Messenger x Big Momma AI: 5.7 to Wisdom | PE: Mr. Impression
BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Daddy’s Money (I 80) | DAM: Irish Whiskey x Star AI: 5.9 to Simplify | PE: Mr. Impression
- I really like the Daddy’s Money cattle. They are as consistent as they come and we are getting into a miss and seldom hit genetic base in this industry. - A blend of power and mass with style.
- This is the kind you said you were looking for. The ability to make steers or heifers, your choice. - Cow deluxe!
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25 MISS MONEY BD: Spring 2016 | MaineTainer SIRE: Daddy’s Money (I 80) | DAM: I Da Man AI: 5.17 to No Worries | PE: I67
- Likely bred to I67 due to calve 3.9.18 - A high quality nice bred heifer here. - These Daddy’s Money, I feel, will be game changer’s in production. I’m all in on these.
26 MISS HIGH END BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Denali (IW x Lady Gaga) | DAM: Lamborghini AI: 3.31 to Style | PE: Royal Blend
- This is a royal bred female here. Stacked up greatness all over. - Check her out sale day, she will be heavy bred for an early gem.
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27 MISS ALL DRIVE BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: All That Matters | DAM: Hard Drive AI: 3.30 to Hybrid | PE: Royal Blend
-High quality Maine Anjou genetics at itâ€™s finest.
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28 MISS WISDOM 609 BD: Spring 2016 | 3/4 Maine SIRE: Wisdom (Sooner) | DAM: Predator x Angus AI: 5.17 to Simplify | PE: Mr. Impression
- Study this one up! Smooth and angular, just like the “big time” show heifers of today. - Wisdom cows show up a lot in limited use. - This one will prove to be a rare and special find for you. 24 | 2017 RISING STARS
PREDATOR - Sire of Lot 29
29 MISS PREDATOR 603 BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Predator | DAM: AN/SM (Final Product x Macho) AI: 5.3 to Simplify | PE: Mr. Impression
- A big powerful direct daughter of Predator. This type of female is all through our cowherd. - With the passing of Predator these opportunities will be limited.
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30 MISS STATESMAN 629 BD: Spring 2016 | 3/4 Maine SIRE: Statesman | DAM: Predator/sm AI: 5.9 to Wisdom | PE: Mr. Impression
- Long and extended with the smooth shoulders. A high maine breeding piece that putâ€™s it all together. Her Predator mother is a front pasture cow.
31 MISS BARBIE 627 BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Kenny (Ali x IW Babydoll) | DAM: Messenger x HP (Full sister to BB) AI: 5.9 to Simplify | PE: Mr. Impression
- This female packs in all the great revenue generating females here. Babydoll sold one for $28,500 last year. BB sold 2 steers this year for a total of $34,500 and the Missouri State Fair Champion Market Heifer 2017. I can go on and on with this genetic package.
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32 MISS PREDATOR 21 BD: Fall 2015 SIRE: Mini Predator II (Predator x Miss Macho) | DAM: AN (Brillance)
AI: 3.20 to Style | PE: None
- Sheâ€™s easy to find! Sappy! Feature lot! - Due early to the dominant sire, Style.
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33 MISS PREDATOR 623 BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Mini Predator II (Predator x Miss Macho) DAM: Center of Attention x Angus AI: 5.8 to Daddy’s Money | PE: Mr. Impression
- One of my favorites and you guys that know me know why. - Can’t miss with this type of female.
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34 MISS PREDATOR 640 BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Mini Predator II (Predator x Miss Macho) | DAM: Friction x Cunia AI: 6.1 to Conversation (Angus) | PE: Mr. Impression
- All the unique pieces to make the high sellers. She’s long necked with hair and the right baldy markings. She hit my sweet spot on the pedigree and look!
35 MISS PREDATOR 639 BD: SPRING 2016 SIRE: Mini Predator II (Predator x Miss Macho) | DAM: Dr. Who/Angus AI: 6.1 to Conversation (Angus) | PE: Mr Impression
- High quality and just good stuff here.
36 MISS LIGHTS OUT 618 BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Lights Out (Wisdom x Ali) | DAM: Broker x Angus AI: 5.8 to Simplify | PE: Mr. Impression
- A splash of chrome and power in the blood here. Her motherâ€™s full sister was supreme champion overall at the 2014 Kansas State Fair.
Lot 36 2017 RISING STARS | 29
37 MISS SPICE 628 BD: Spring 2016 | PB Sim SIRE: Broker | DAM: Miss Drake (Mr. MT) AI: 5.9 to Relentless | PE: Mr. Impression
- New division, new great opportunity. Broker cows are exceptional and maybe his API has dropped but in my world the $$ in the bank is the highest of any Simmental sire here! That’s how I measure success. Bred to Relentless the most popular new bull.
38 MISS SPICE 632 BD: SPRING 2016 | Foundation Sim SIRE: Broker | DAM: Angus (Final Product) AI: 5.18 to Daddy’s Money | PE: Mr. Impression
- I like cattle with versatility and these halfblood’s can make anything.
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39 MISS UP FRONT 09
40 MISS BROKER
BD: Spring 2016 | Foundation Sim SIRE: Step up | DAM: Angus (Final Answer) AI: None | PE: Mr Impression
BD: Spring 2016 SIRE: Broker | DAM: Tamale AI: 7.01 to Royal Blend | PE: Royal Blend
- Big hair, big bone and a true breeding piece. We didn’t get her AI’d but I felt guilty not offering one this good.
The Broker females are dominating in the showring and the pasture. Get onboard or get out of the way!
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41 MISS CENTER 624
42 MISS CENTER 612
BD: Spring 2016 | Composite SIRE: Center of Attention (Macho) | DAM: Angus (Final Product) AI: 5.9 to Brigade | PE: Mr. Impression
BD: SPRING 2016 | Composite SIRE: Center of Attention (Macho) | DAM: SM/AN AI: 5.9 to Daddy’s Money | PE: Mr. Impression
- Come and get this cow power female. The Center of Attention’s just simply do it. - She went from keeper pen to let’s load up Rising Stars.
- A little chrome marking and no dumb questions? - I do like this one.
CENTER OF ATTENTION - Sire of Lots 41 & 42
Lot 41 32 | 2017 RISING STARS
43 MISS PRINCESS 622
44 MISS HIGH REGARD 30
BD: Spring 2016 | Composite SIRE: High Regard x Who Made Who | DAM: Angus x Heat Seeker AI: 5.8 to Brigade | PE: Mr. Impression
BD: Spring 2016 | Composite SIRE: High Regard x Who Made Who | DAM: OCC Legend AI: Conversation | PE: Mr. Impression
- Unique pedigree and a high potential income producer. - Hair quality and just nice stuff here.
- Two of the best cows in our herd are maternal sisters to Lot 44. - Can’t miss cow prospect here!
Join us for Wilson Bros BBQ brisket & Kim’s tasty treats. This alone is worth the trip! 2017 RISING STARS | 33
45 MISS MVP 606 BD: FALL 2015 | Composite SIRE: Troubadour | DAM: MVP (Daydream x Frosty) AI: 5.6 to Simplify | PE: In Do Time
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46 MISS CHOO 614 BD: Spring 2016 | Composite SIRE: MAB | DAM: Choo Choo AI: 5.8 to Simplify | PE: Mr. Impression
- Your chance to buy a direct Choo Choo daughter might be down to this heifer. Her full sister not only showed great but flushed over 20 eggs in her first flush. - Proven cow family and oh she’s good also… But I’m sure you’ve already noticed that.
47 MISS AMEN 619 BD: Spring 2016 | Composite SIRE: Amen (Friction) | DAM: Macho AI: 5.8 to Simplify | PE: Mr. Impression
- Bred to make show steers and make no mistake she’s got the goods.
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48 MISS DJ 607 BD: SPRING 2016 | PB Char SIRE: DeeJay | DAM: PB Charolais AI: 5.6 to 7N7 | PE: In Do Time
- Big Time Purebred Charolais female here! We only put one Charolais heifer in this sale, so we made her the one! But make no mistake these DeeJay’s are the real deal. Study this white one, she’s something special. 36 | 2017 RISING STARS
FIRST IMPRESSION X BRILLANCE , PB Angus Proven Calving Ease
SIMPLICITY I80 X WISDOM, 3/4 Maine Anjou PB Maine Show Bull of the Year - Proven Calving Ease Proven Calving Ease & High Sellers
BLUEGRASS, PB Charolais Sire of multiple National Champions
FU MAN CHU
BUSINESS DONE RIGHT
BUSINESS DONE RIGHT X HEATWAVE
MONOPOLY X CHI
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Failure does not come from losing, but from not trying!
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49 DC MS MAJOR 653 SIRE: Major McKee | DAM: DC MS Majestic
This mating will be a full sib to the Charlene donor. Charlene has sold several high oneâ€™s already with a Fu Man Chu daughter selling for $30,000 this fall. PB Charolais genetics that are popular and proven.
49A DC MS MAJOR EMBRYOS 3 NO. 1 EMBRYOS SIRE: Firewater | DAM: DC MS Major
49BDC MS MAJOR EMBRYOS 3 NO. 1 EMBRYOS SIRE: FirewateR | DAM: DC MS Major CHARLENE - Full sib to Lots 49A & B
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50 FANCY 238 EMBRYOS 3 NO. 1 EMBRYOS SIRE: TC Stockman 365 | DAM: Fancy (9FB3) MATING: Insight x Fancy 238
This mating will result in PB Angus progeny that everyone desires. The Fancy cow family has won at the Jr. Nationals, American Royal, Iowa and Illinois Beef Expos plus everything in between. For you guys that haven’t been around or forgot, we started in the Angus business. Our first two years breeding cattle, we won the Iowa State fair back to back. We are full speed back to building up our Angus divison, this cow family we have kept up for years. I’m very confident this mating will work. 40 | 2017 RISING STARS
51 FANCY 008 SIRE: OSU Currency | DAM: Fancy (9FB3)
These Fancy daughters are sound and powerful. 008 is so impressive and I can’t wait to build up her daughters because she’s flushing well. The history and proven track record is already there. We’ve done her to two very proven bulls that need no introduction in the Angus business. Somebody will get to choose.
51A FANCY 008 EMBRYOS 3 NO. 1 EMBRYOS SIRE: INSIGHT 51B | DAM: Fancy 008
51BFANCY 008 EMBRYOS 3 NO. 1 EMBRYOS SIRE: PRIMO | DAM: FANCY 008
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52 BIG MOMMA II EMBRYOS 53 BULLET 3 IVF, NON SEXED SIRE: Angus | DAM: 012 Full Throttle MATING: M2O x Big Momma II
Big Momma just keeps rolling up her income total around here. We sold 4 of her calves this fall from $3000 to $7000. Predictable producer.
OWNER: Robert Taverner SIRE: Friction | DAM: Joan of Arc (Heat Seeker)
Last years high seller and one high revenue cow. Now Robert Taverner gets to collect the revenue this year. This cow is special to me. - M2O x BB (full sibs to Bullet) steers sold this fall for a total of $34,500. The potential is there for you. - Monopoly is just an automatic sire you can count on.
53A BULLET EMBRYOS
BIG MOMMA - xx
3 IVF, NON SEXED SIRE: M2O | DAM: Bullet
53BBULLET EMBRYOS 3 IVF, NON SEXED SIRE: Monopoly | DAM: Bullet
BULLET - xx 42 | 2017 RISING STARS
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HOLTKAMP CATTLE H 2 177th Street 2213 West Point, IA 52656 W
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24 1:00 p.m. CST | At the Ranch | West Point, IA
Join Holtkamp Cattle on Friday, November 24 for their 11th Annual Rising Stars sale!