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Superior Livestock Hosts First Annual Big Sky Roundup - Sells 45,500 Head

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:40:43 CDT

Superior Livestock Hosts First Annual Big Sky Roundup - Sells 45,500 Head Superior Livestock Auction hosted its first annual "Big Sky Roundup" in Billings, Montana broadcast live from the Big Horn Resort on Friday July 22nd. Cattle producers offered 45,500 head of calves, feeders and breeding stock from eighteen states. The auction kicked with a live broadcast of Superior Sunrise at 6:30am mountain time followed by the auction starting at 7am mountain time. "Big Sky Roundup" was broadcast live on Rural- TV channel 232 and was streamed on Superior Livestock Auction's Click To Bid website. Despite the record heat effecting most of cattle country this week we saw comparable and active buying on both internet bidding and bid-lines revealing a good solid demand.

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold mostly steady even as the cash market remained under pressure. We saw yearling steers weighing less than 800 pounds $3-5 lower and yearling steers weighing 900+ pounds were $2-3 lower than our last offering. Weaned steer calves were $2-5 lower and weaned heifer calves were $2-3 lower than last week. Calves on cows were down $5-7.

Join Superior Livestock Auction our next auction "Video Royale" August 1, 3-5. Monday August 1st we will broadcast live from our Fort Worth studio before moving on to Winnemucca, Nevada for the remainder of the sale August 3-5. Be sure and visit www.superiorlivestock.com to view our online auction catalog. For a buyers' number or more information on becoming a consigner please call our Fort Worth office at 800-422-2117.

Superior is the largest livestock auction in the United State and markets well over one million head of cattle annually. With over 400 representatives located throughout the United States, Superior provides a complete national marketing network that serves both buyers and sellers.

Top Lots Included:

Southern Calves & Yearlings:

J&J Cattle Co. Bryan, TX, 450lbs, VAC PRECON, English & English Exotic cross with ¼ or less Brahman influence. Black, BWF, Charolais, Charolais Cross, Red & RWF. Wnd Hfr Clvs, $152.00, July-August Del.

T&M Farms, Morrill, KS, 565lbs, VAC PRECON, 80% Red Angus & 20% Red Angus Cross. Wnd Str Clvs, $163.50, July-August Del.

Lazy J Ranch, Stinnett, TX, 675lbs, VAC 45, Certified Natural Plus. Angus cross showing 1/8 or less Brahman influence & a handful of BWF & Red. Wnd Str Clvs, $143.00, July-August Del.

Brian & Pam Lindsey, Cullman, AL, 525lbs, VAC PRECON. Approx. 65% Black. 10% Red (3 Straight Hereford). 15% Charolais cross (Smokies or Yellow) & 2 Roans. 7% Show 3/8 ear. Fdr Strs, $142.00, July Del.

J Bar E Ranch, Reserve, MT, 750lbs, VAC 45, Superior Progressive Genetics. Out of Hereford, Red Angus & Red Angus Hereford cross cows by Eggen Hereford & RA Brown & Beckton Red Angus bulls. Approx. 65-70% Hereford, 25-30% RWF & 5% Red. Fdr Strs, $140.25, July Del.

Armanda Ranches LLC, Bob & Carla Crofts, Lander, WY, 850lbs, VAC 34+, Source & Age Verified, NHTC. Angus & Angus cross. Sired by reg. Black Angus (Sitz, Vermilion, Redland Angus & Indreland Angus) bulls. Approx. 90% Black hided. Maybe a few Hereford marked. Fdr Strs, $136.75, September-October Del.

Northern Calves & Yearlings:

Reddig Livestock, Wolf Point, MT, 460lbs, VAC 34+, Certified Natural Plus, Superior Progressive Genetics. Out of Black Angus & Hereford Angus cross cows by reg. Black Angus bulls. Str Clvs, $171.50, October Del.

Franko Ranch, Terry, MT, 460lbs, VAC 34+, Superior Verified, NHTC, Verified Natural Beef, GAP 1. Out of Black Angus cows by reg. Heiken Black Angus (GDAR Justice, Sitz Top Seed & Connealy Mentor bloodlines) bulls. 100% straight Black. Hfr Clvs, $156.50, October Del.

Ty & Rosalie Linger, Miles City, MT, 485lbs, Certified Natural Plus, Superior Progressive Genetics. Out of cows (sired by sons of Connealy Dateline & HA Image Maker 0415) by sons of Final Answer & 5 sons of Indreland EXT Angus bulls. Wnd Str Clvs, $159.50, October Del.

Kinsey Ranch, Billings, MT, 600lbs, VAC 45, Certified Natural, Superior Progressive Genetics. Approx. 75% Out of Red Angus cows (sired by Monu 2X & Chateau bulls) by Norseman King, 5L Tradesman Red Angus Bulls & approx. 25% out of Angus cows (sired by Basin Payweight) by Roger Indreland Angus bulls. Calves will be approx. 50% Black hided & 50% Red hided. Wnd Str Clvs, $145.50, November Del.

Renner Farms, Ingomar, MT, 550lbs, Certified Natural Plus. Out of 100% Red Angus & Red Angus cross cows by sons of 6 Mile Ruger, Messmer Packer & Trilogy. A lot of AI'ing. Approx. 95% Red. Str Clvs, $156.00, October-November Del.

Windy Butte Ranches, Wolf Point, MT, 615lbs, VAC 34+, Certified Natural, Superior Progressive Genetics. Out of Red Angus & Red Angus cross cows by Eaton Charolais & Midland Bull Test (Grand Champion) Red Angus Bulls. Approx. 10% Black hided. Str Clvs, $145.50, October-November Del.

Beardsly Ranch, Miles City, MT, 620lbs, VAC 34+, Certified Natural. Out of Black Angus & BWF cows by reg. Hereford bulls. Str Clvs, $139.00, November Del.

Pezzarossi Cattle Co. LLC, Powderville, MT, VAC 34, Source & Age Verified, NHTC, Certified Natural Plus, Verified Natural Beef, Superior Progressive Genetics. Out of Black Angus & a few Hereford Angus cross cows by reg. Heiken Black Angus (Future Direction, New Design, Traveler, Bando & New Trend) & SimAngus bulls. Black Hided. Str Clvs, $167.50, October Del.

Ross Williams, Browning, MT, 500lbs, VAC 34, Superior Progressive Genetics, Out of Black Angus, BWF, Red Angus & RWF cows by approx. 50% Mosher Black Angus & 50% Mosher Red Angus bulls. Str Clvs, $154.00, October Del.

Sula Peak Ranch, Wisdom, MT, 480lbs, VAC 34+, Black Angus, BWF & a few Red Angus. Str Clvs, $155.00, October Del.



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