Sitz Family Hosts 46th Annual Angus Bull Sale
Burwell, Nebraska

Mike and Debra Sitz and Joel and Bethany Johnston held their 46th Annual Bull Sale on Monday, February 4, 2019, at the Burwell Livestock Market, Burwell, Nebraska. It was a bitter cold day, but sunny, and the roads were free of snow and ice. 74 head of moderate framed, maternal bulls averaged $5500 with 85% of the bulls selling to repeat customers.

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.

Hauserman Ranch went on to purchase Lot 10, MSAR Game Day 4042 - 7036, the second high selling bull for $10,000. He had a + 7 CED, and + 1.0 Birth, a +48 Wean, a +80 Yearling, + 8 CEM, +25 Milk, with a 86 pound birth weight. He had a Wean Ratio of 111 and a Yearling Ratio of 104. This bull was from MSAR Game Day 4042, and from an L T Bandwagon 3105 daughter, also with Pathfinder status.

Schreiber Ranch, Woodrow, CO, another repeat customer, purchased Lot 71, an unregistered MSAR Game Day 4042 son, for $9250. This deep bodied, eye-appealing bull had a Wean Ratio of 111 and a Yearling Ratio of 113.

Repeat customers, Art and Meredith Brownlee, of JHL Ranch, Ashby, NE, purchased Lot 40, MSAR Chinnook 7055, and the fourth high selling bull for $9000. His sire is MSAR Chinnook 4049 and his dam is from the Dora cow line, her being an MSAR Right Time 7757 daughter. This bull is a heifer bull deluxe with a CED of +14, a Birth EPD of -1.0, a Wean EPD of + 39, a Yearling EPD of +67, a CEM of +12 and Milk at +24. He had a 70-pound birth weight and had a Wean Ratio of 105 and a Yearling Ratio of 102.

Mike Baxter, Ainsworth, was the auctioneer.



 

 

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