NCC Thursday Show Results

Jay Straight of Straight Limousin of Logan, Iowa

Kearney, NE, February 20, 2014 – Great weather resulted in above-average attendance during the Royal Day at the 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic. The day featured the Angus, Simmental, Charolais, Limousin, Gelbvieh shows and sales. The evening showcased an elite offering of pregnancies, flushes, semen and embryo packages.

Angus Sale
The 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic Angus Show and Sale was held Thursday, February 20th, 2014 in Kearney, NE. 34 bulls and 22 females participated in this year's sale. This year's judge was Don Moser of Manhattan, KS and the auctioneer was Tracy Harl of Kearney, NE.

Taking home Champion Angus Bull and high-selling bull honors was Lot 20, DAR Ali's Brilliance 310 consigned by Dethlefs Angus Ranch of North Platte, NE. This bull is a 01/29/2013, son of SAV Brilliance 8077 and sold to Larry Rice of Scottsbluff, NE, for $15,500.
The Reserve Champion Angus Bull honors went to Lot 45, JJT Wide Load, consigned by Tracy Cattle of Wellfleet, NE. This bull is a 4/21/2013, son of Plainview Lutton E102 and he sold to Brent Hillery of Wichita, TX for $8,500.

High-Selling Female honors went to Lot 46, SOO LINE Vale Bar 2037, consigned by Boss Cattle of Chappell, NE. This heifer is a 01/16/2012, daughter of HF Kodiak 5R and she sold to Blairs.Ag of Lanigan, SK, Canada for $22,000.

The Grand Champion Angus Female was Lot 52, SB Peggy Sue 311, consigned by Sisco Brothers Cattle Co. of Syracuse, NE. This heifer is a 02/1/2013, daughter of Limestone Great Divide U254 and she sold to JW LeDoux, of Agenda, KS for $12,000.

The Reserve Champion Angus Female was Lot 58, Boss Miss Tiger King 356, consigned by Boss Cattle of Chappell, NE. This heifer is a 03/5/2013, daughter of Daines Ranch Tiger King 36Y and she sold to Cottage Lake Livestock of Stony Plain, AB, Canada for $6,250.

The 2014 sale featured 34 bulls averaging $4,248. 22 females sold for an average of $4,360 in 2014. Overall, in 2014, there were 56 cattle that grossed $241,700 and averaged $4,316.

Simmental Sale

The 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic Simmental Show and Sale was held Thursday, February 20th in Kearney, NE. 21 bulls and 9 females participated in this year's sale. Judge was Les Jones of Wills Point, Texas, and the auctioneer was Tracy Harl of Kearney, NE.

Champion Simmental Foundation Bull and high-selling honors went to Lot 18, Nelson's Steel 3141, consigned by Nelson Angus of Crete, NE. This bull is a 02/22/2013 son of SVF Steel Force S701and sold to James Tarnick, Tarnick Farms of Fullerton, NE for $7,750.

Reserve Champion Foundation Simmental Bull went to Lot 39, MCCO Flashpoint, consigned by McCollam Show Cattle of Culbertson, NE. This bull is a 3/31/2013 son of TK/FCC Quickfire and he sold to Bob Hirschman, Bobkat Charolais of St. Paul, NE, for $2,100.

Champion Simmental Purebred Bull honors went to Lot 12, SS Jesse Thur, consigned by Slama Simmentals of Dorchester, NE. This bull is a 02/12/2013 son of RR Thor S332 and sold to Cody Robinett of Riverton, NE, for $6,500.

Reserve Champion Purebred Simmental Bull and high-selling honors went to Lot 2, BCC5 High Ball, consigned by Bullard Cattle Co of Cornell, IL. This bull is a 05/2/2012 son of KKK Blended Whiskey R38 and he sold to Nathan Hoyt of Culbertson, NE, for $7,500.

Grand Champion Simmental Foundation Female and went to Lot 46, MS SB Maid Rite 315A, consigned by Sisco Cattle Brothers Cattle Company, of Syracuse, NE. This female is a 2/1/2013 daughter of ZKCC Chopper 844U and she sold to Nathan Hoyt of Culbertson, NE, for $5,500.

The Reserve Champion Foundation Simmental Female was Lot 51, Vogt Ms Callaway, consigned by Vogt Cattle Co of Elmwood, NE. This heifer is a 03/17/2013 daughter of SS Mr Callaway and she sold to Greg Bauer, Blackwood Farms, LLC., of Culbertson, NE, for $2,500.

Grand Champion Purebred Simmental Female was Lot 55, J6 RA MS. Pandora, consigned by J-6 Farms of Gibbon, NE. This heifer is a 05/5/2013 daughter of DHF Drakkar W242 and she sold to Wryder Svoboda of Sargent, NE for $7,000.

The Reserve Champion Purebred and High-Selling Purebred Simmental Female was Lot 42, WRS Emerald Z216, consigned by Wayne and Barb Ohlrichs of Norfolk, NE. This heifer is a 03/27/2012 daughter of Mr NLC Upgrade U8676 and she sold to Gary Ames, Ames Simmental, of Wymore, NE, for $15,300.

The 2014 sale featured 21 bulls averaging $3,714. 9 heifers sold for an average of $4,967 in 2014. Overall, in 2014, there were 30 cattle that grossed $122,700 and averaged $4,090.

Charolais Sale

The 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic Charolais Show and Sale was held Thursday, February 20th in Kearney, NE. 25 bulls and 5 females participated in this year's sale. Judge was Don Moser of Manhattan, KS and the auctioneer was Tracy Harl of Kearney, NE.

Taking home Champion Charolais Bull honors was Lot 19, BCR Track Fire 311, consigned by Benes Cattle Co of Valparaiso, NE. This bull is a 02/16/2013 son of TR Mr Fire Water 5792R ET and sold to Butch Fanning of Martin, NE for $6,000.

High-Selling Charolais Bull was Lot 25, IKE Sebastion 3109 consigned by Sonderup Charolais Ranch, Inc. of Fullerton, NE. This bull is a 03/10/2013 son of TTT Sebastion and sold to Triple K Charolais and Dale Funk, of Superior, NE for $9,000.

Reserve Champion Charolais Bull went to Lot 22X, HCF Rub It In, consigned by Hassebrook Charolais Farm of Genoa, NE. This bull is a 03/26/2013 son of HC Stash 0383, and he sold to Dave Hebbert, Hebbert Charolais of Hyannis NE, for $4,200.

Champion Charolais Female and high-selling female was Lot 28, SCR Miss Tuffy 2119, consigned by Sonderup Charolais Ranch, Inc. of Fullerton, NE. This heifer is a 02/18/2012 daughter of FC Marbler 841 P and she sold to Cole Billeter of Bertrand, NE for $16,000.

The Reserve Champion Charolais Female was Lot 30, BCR Myra 303, consigned by Benes Cattle Co of Valparaiso, NE. This heifer is a 02/5/2013 daughter of RCR Chrome Illusion W655 and she sold to Curtis Wiedel of Hebron, NE, for $3,750.

The 2014 sale featured 25 bulls averaging $4,412. 5 heifers sold for an average of $5,760 in 2014. Overall, in 2014, there were 30 cattle that grossed $139,100 and averaged $4,637

Limousin Sale

The 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic Limousin Show and Sale was held Thursday, February 20th in Kearney, NE. 10 bulls and 4 females participated in this year's sale. Judge was Les Jones of Wills Point, TX, and the auctioneer was Bruce Brooks of Marietta, OK.

Taking home Champion Limousin Bull honors was Lot 5, SL Trip Wire 299Z, consigned by Straight Limousin of Logan, IA. This bull is a 11/14/2012 son of Mags Xyloid and sold to Dean Summerbell of East Bethel, MN, for $4,000.

Reserve Champion Limousin Bull Lot 4, Wulfs Zonked 9114Z consigned by Casey Fanta, Wulf Cattle of Morris, MN. This bull is a 08/6/2012 son of SAV Final Answer 0035 and he sold to Max Schultz, M&M Farms of Oxford, NE, for $7,100.

High Selling Limousin Bull was Lot 10, HUNT Atomic 17A, consigned by Hunt Limousin Ranch of Oxford, NE. This bull is a 02/16/2013 son of RUNL Stetson 850S and he sold to Curt Wieczorek of Mt. Vernon, SD, for $8,200.

Champion Limousin Female went to Lot 16, JAMO ZURIE 307A, consigned by Amos Limousin of Stapleton, NE. This bull is a 02/23/2013 son of DHVO Deuce 132R and she sold to Matthew Schultz of Oxford, NE, for $3,500.

Reserve Champion Limousin Female went to Lot18, BRAW Ms Christy 353A, consigned by Bullis Creek Ranch of Wood Lake, NE. This heifer is a 03/06/2013 daughter of PBRS Upper Echelon 820U and she sold to Max Schultz, M&M Farms of Oxford, NE, for $3,800.

High Selling Limousin Female went to Lot 17, HUNT Applesauce 80A, consigned by Hunt Limousin Ranch of Oxford, NE. This heifer is a 03/06/2013 daughter of HUNT Xclaim 71X and she sold to Casey Fanta, Wulf Cattle of Morris, MN, for $4,100.

The 2014 sale featured 10 bulls averaging $5,280. 4 heifers sold for an average of $3,300 in 2014. Overall, in 2014, there were 14 cattle that grossed $66,000 and averaged $4,714.

Balancer/Gelbvieh Sale

The 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic Balancer/Gelbvieh Show and Sale was held Thursday, February 20th in Kearney, NE. 13 bulls and 12 females participated in this year's sale. Judge was Les Jones of Wills Point, TX, and the auctioneer was Tracy Harl of Kearney, NE.

Taking home Grand Champion Balancer/Gelbvieh Bull and high selling honors went to Lot 10, BARG Victory 40A ET, consigned by Barwick Gelbvieh of Orleans, NE. This bull is a 01/24/2013 son of SAV Pioneer 7301 and sold to Dale and Mike Taubenheim, Taubenheim Farms, of Amherst, NE, for $8,000.

Reserve Champion Balancer/Gelbvieh Bull was Lot 13, AHL Final Drive 368A ET, consigned by LeDoux Ranch of Agenda, KS. This bull is a 03/2/2013 son of XXB Wingman 639T ET and he sold to Jerry Ibsen, Kearney, NE, for $3,100.

Grand Champion Balancer/Gelbvieh Female and high selling honors went to Lot 27, CTR Lass 3200A , consigned by Cedar Top Ranch of Stapleton, NE. This heifer is a 04/2/2013 daughter of CTR Sandhills 0065X and she sold to JW LeDoux of Agenda, KS for $12,000.

Reserve Champion Balancer/Gelbvieh Female was Lot 20, VER Ms Bizkit 330Z, consigned by Flying H Genetics of Arapahoe, NE. This heifer is a 10/2/2012 daughter of Connealy Stimulus 8419 and she sold to Blake Steinkruger of Upland, NE, for $5,000.

The 2014 sale saw 13 bulls average $3,308. 12 heifers sold for an average of $3,675 in 2014. Overall, in 2014, there were 25 cattle that grossed $87,100 and averaged $3,484.


Royal Ice Sale

The 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic Royal Ice Sale was held Thursday, February 20th in Kearney, NE. The Royal Ice Sale consisted of 27 embryo packages, one flush and 5 semen packages. Auctioneer was Tracy Harl of Kearney, NE.

High Selling Embryo Package was Lot 31, MS 315 of TH x SVF/NJC Built Right N48, consigned by Boss Cattle Co., of Chappell, NE, and sold to Cody Gale, Gale Angus Ranch of Cody, NE, for $650 per embryo for a total amount of $3,900.

The sale also featured five semen lots that averaged $582 per lot.
A highlight of the Royal Ice sale was Lot 27- Flush offered by Christo Cattle, Albion, NE. This flush lot was purchased by Wayne and Barb Ohlrichs, Norfolk, NE for $5,750.

The 2014 sale featured 27 embryo packages grossed $59,075 and averaged $2,188 and 5 semen lots grossed $2,910 and averaged $582 and one flush lot sold for $5,750.

Friday, February 21st will feature the Shorthorn, Maine Anjou and ChiMaine/ChiAngus breeds along with the Replacement Heifer Pen of Five Sale. Friday will also bring the juniors to the 23rd NE Cattlemen's Classic which will kick-off the junior activities for the weekend. Saturday's Junior & Senior Classic Judging competitions will see almost 400 youth participating in this great event.

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