Sitz Family Hosts 47th Annual Angus Bull Sale
Burwell, Nebraska


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Mike and Debra Sitz, and Joel and Bethany Johnston, held their 47th Annual Bull Sale on Monday, February 3, 2020, at the Burwell Livestock Market, Burwell, Nebraska. The Sitz family have devoted 97 years building a program centered around functional and trouble-free cattle. A nice crowd was on hand to bid on the 80 head of moderate framed, maternal bulls that averaged $5288.

The high selling bull was Lot 26, MSAR Emblazon 4079 Ė 7023, selling to repeat customer, Hauserman Ranch, North Platte, NE for $10,500. This thick, long-bodied bull is from MSAR Emblazon 2092-4079 and a MSAR Foghorn 6696 daughter with Pathfinder status. He had a Wean Ratio of 105 and a Yearling Ratio of 111, with a 85-pound birth weight. The bullís EPDís were +7 for CED, +1.7 Birth, +48 for Wean, +86 for Yearling, + 7 for CEM and +27 for Milk.

Long time repeat customers Roger and Ronda Stewart, Dunning, purchased Lot 8, another bull from the Joel and Bethany Johnston herd, JJA Emblazon 2092 Ė 8115. He was second high selling bull for $9,000. This bull is a well built, attractive bull, mixing performance with maternal traits. From another Sitz Dash 10277 daughter, he had a + 9 CED, and + 1.5 Birth, a +53 Wean, a +86 Yearling, + 7 CEM, +26 Milk, with a 72-pound birth weight, with a Wean Ratio of 108 and a Yearling Ratio of 108.

LB Haase and Sons, Inc, Valentine, purchased Lot 25, MSAR Game Day 4042 - 8059, a MSAR Game Day 4042 son for $9,000. This deep bodied, eye-appealing bull has a Wean Ratio of 105, and a Yearling Ratio of 108. This bull has seven Pathfinder sire and damís in his three-generation pedigree, including Papa Forte 1921 and Traveler bloodlines. He has + 6 CED, and +0.7 Birth, a +44 Wean, a +77 Yearling, + 7 CEM, +29 Milk, with a 84 pound birth weight. His dam is from the Dora cow family and has 6 calves at 98 for Birth, 6 calves at 103 for Wean, and 4 calves at 101 for Yearling.

Mike Baxter, Ainsworth, was the auctioneer.



 

 

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