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Family Hosts 40th Annual Angus Bull Sale
Mike Sitz Family held their 40th Annual Bull Sale, Monday, February
4, 2013, at the Burwell Livestock Market, Burwell, Nebraska. 70
Coming-Two-Year-Old bulls averaged $4475.
Potential buyers did not have to battle snow and ice, which is the
usual tradition of Sitz’s sale day, but there was a sense
of apprehension from the crowd as the drought weighs heavily on
each cattleman’s mind.
Gurney, Burwell, took home the high selling bull, Lot 27, MSAR
Right Time 1069, for $8000. MSAR Right Time 7757 sired this
bull, and his dam is a MSAR Foghorn daughter. This bull had
epds of +4 on CED, +2.4 on Birth, +47 on Wean, +92 on Yearling,
+6 on CEM and a Milk epd of +24. He had an actual Birth Weight
of 91 and a Wean Ratio of 107 and a Yearling Ratio of 114.
8, MSAR Forte 1087, also from a home raised sire, MSAR Forte
6776, went near Dunning, Nebraska for $7750. With Sitz Traveler
8180 and MSAR Rainmaker on the bottom side of the pedigree,
the dam had a Birth Ratio of 11calves at 106, a Wean Ratio of
11 calves at 104, and a Yearling Ratio of 7 calves at 109. MSAR
Forte 1087 had a +3.1 for Birth, +39 for Wean, +80 for Yearling,
and a +23 for Milk. He had a 90-pound Birth Weight, a Wean ratio
of 103 and a Yearling Ratio of 101.
Gurney purchased a son of CAR Chinnook, Lot 48, for $7500.
The dam was a daughter of MSAR Forte 6776. An eye appealing
calving ease bull he had an actual birth weight of 78 pounds,
a CED of +11, a Birth epd of +1.3, a Wean of +44, Yearling
of +84 and Milk of +22.
Colburn of Wood Lake took home Lot 66, MSAR Emblazon 1041,
for $7250. Sired by MSAR Emblazon 4086, the dam is a CAR Chinnook
786 daughter with MSAR Traveler 6802-4091 on the bottom side
of the pedigree.
calving ease bull, he had an actual birth weight of 70 pounds,
a CED of +15, a Birth edp of –1.3, a Wean of +46, a
Yearling of +78, CEM of +11 and Milk of +21. He had a Wean
Ratio of 105 and a Yearling Ratio of 104.
Baxter, Ainsworth was the auctioneer.