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National Western Angus Bull Sale Show: Congratulations Hofing Family!


Car Don Small Talk won senior bull calf champion - division 2 at the 2019 National Western Stock Show's Angus Bull Sale Show, Jan. 16 in Denver, Colo. Bryce Hofing, Coatesville, Ind., consigned the winning bull. Photo by Chris Jeffcoat, American Angus Association.

Angus breeders consigned 30 bulls to the 2019 National Western Angus Bull Sale on Jan. 16 at the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver. The annual event, which is the only sale hosted by the American Angus Association®, grossed $153,250 and averaged $5,108.

Prior to the sale, the group of bulls were judged by a three-person committee to make the sale order. The judges were: Lake Elliott, Adams, Tennessee; Joe Fischer, Sacramento, California; and Landi McFarland-Livingston, Ellston, Iowa.

The grand champion bull, WAF Collusion 703, was consigned by Weaver Angus Farms, Edwards, Illinois, and sold to Belle Point Ranch, Lavaca, Arkansas, for $6,000.

Doug Satree Angus, Montague, Texas, consigned the reserve grand champion bull, DAJS AH Explorer 308. The bull was bought by Phillip Bodjanac for $6,000.

The top-selling bull, 2K Patriot 298, was consigned by 2K Cattle Enterprises, Glen Haven, Wisconsin. He was purchased for $13,000 by Shandar Angus, Payson, Utah.

Cattlemen bought Angus bulls in Denver with confidence, as all consignments in the sale were required to have Angus Herd Improvement Records®(AHIR®) performance information and a complete set of genomically enhanced expected progeny differences (EPDs). Each bull ranked in the top 50 percent of the breed for non-parent bulls for at least five of the EPDs and $Value Indexes that include calving ease direct (CED), birthweight (BW), weaning weight (WW), yearling weight (YW), maternal milk (Milk), scrotal circumference (SC), dollar weaning ($W), ribeye area (RE), marbling (Marb) and dollar beef ($B).

A complete list of winners follows:

2019 NATIONAL WESTERN ANGUS BULL SALE SHOW

DENVER, COLO.

Total Bulls Shown: 30

Judges: Lake Elliot, Adams, Tenn.; Joe Fisher, Sacramento, Calif.; Landi McFarland-Livingston, Elleston, Iowa

Spring Bull Calf Champion: Dandy Acres Dually 35

Consignor: Dandy Acres, Pipestone, Minn.

Reserve Spring Bull Calf Champion: Spring Creeks Complete Turn

Consignor: Spring Creeks Cattle Co., Wauzeka, Wis.

Late Winter Bull Calf Champion: Lakeview Confidence Plus

Consigner: Lake View Angus, Mead, Colo.

Reserve Late Winter Bull Calf Champion: LVS Sky High 1806

Consignor: Levisay Farms, Creston, Calif.

Early Winter Bull Calf Champion: Sankeys Weigh Up 803

Consignor: Chris & Sharon Sankey, Council Grove, Kan.

Reserve Early Winter Bull Calf Champion: Schroeder Reno 6986

Consignor: Schroeder Angus, Clarence, Iowa

Senior Bull Calf Champion--Division 1: 2K Patriot 298

Consignor: Kelsi Retallick, Glen Haven, Wis.

Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion--Division 1: Marda Honor 850

Consignor: Marda Angus Farm, Lodi, Wis.

Senior Bull Calf Champion--Division 2: Car Don Small Talk

Consignor: Bryce Hofing, Coatesville, Ind.

Reserve Senior Bull Calf Champion--Division 2: RRR-7 Oaks Colonel R0947

Consignor: Jason Schroeder, Durant, Iowa, and Reserve Rocking R Ranch, Morristown,

Tenn.

Intermediate Champion Bull: Marda General MacArthur 7158

Consignor: Marda Angus Farm, Lodi, Wis.

Reserve Intermediate Champion Bull: FB 5K Lancelot 7007

Consignor: Courtney Keaton, Anderson, Mo.

Late Junior Champion Bull: WAF Collusion 703

Consignor: Weaver Angus Farm, Edwards, Ill.

Reserve Late Junior Champion Bull: K Bar D In Depth 23E

Consignor: K Bar D, Redmond, Ore.

Early Junior Champion Bull: SSR Discovery 2527

Consignor: Sugar Springs Ranch, Lincoln, Ark.

Reserve Early Junior Champion Bull: Roseda Discovery E017

Consignor: Roseda Farm, Monkton, Md.

Senior Champion Bull: DAJS AH Explorer 308

Consignor: Andrew Hodges, Montague, Texas

Reserve Senior Champion Bull: NONE

Grand Champion Bull: WAF Collusion 703

Consignor: Weaver Angus Farm, Edwards, Ill.

Reserve Grand Champion Bull: DAJS AH Explorer 308

Consignor: Andrew Hodges, Montague, Texas


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