2019 Grasstime Auction Report

 

2019 Grasstime Auction Report
April 6, 2019
Cullman, AL
Auctioneer: Kyle Gilchrist

Averages:
11  Registered Red Angus Cow/Calf Pairs              $3391
34  Registered Red Angus Bred Females               $3034
34  Registered Red Angus Open Heifers                $2749
  8  Registered Red Angus Bulls                               $2269
16  Commercial Red Angus Influenced Heifers    $1469
  6  Embryo Packages                                                $1483
  4  Semen Packages                                                  $650

Overall Top 5:                        

$9250 Lot 53 CJKT Choxie 55, consigned by Tony Tolar / T5 Cattle, Taylorsville, MS. Sold to Andy Watkins / Watkins Red Angus, Dade City, FL.

$8000 Lot 57B, Brown Ms Sequoya B585, consigned by Jim & Jessica Yance / Columbia, AL. Sold to Andy Watkins / Watkins Red Angus, Dade City, Florida

$7200 Lot 43A, Bull Hill Ruby 7201, consigned by Jim & Alvina Meeks / Mgr. Raymond Prescott / Bull Hill Ranch, Gray Court, SC. Sold to Andy Watkins / Watkins Red Angus, Dade City, Florida

$4900 Lot 25, LRF Ms Rollin Deep E306, consigned by Larry & Cindy Cantrell / Laurel Ridge Farm, Walhalla, SC. Sold to Chris Holloway / Holloway Red Angus, Baldwin, MS

$4750 Lot 64, Pick of the 2018 Fall Open Heifers at Bull Hill Ranch, consigned by Jim & Alvina Meeks / Mgr. Raymond Prescott / Bull Hill Ranch, Gray Court, SC. Sold to Newley Hutchison, Canton, OK.

Top-selling Cow/Calf Pair was Lot 8 & 8A, TWIN B Miss Eleanor, a LJC Mission Statement P27 daughter with her heifer calf sired by TWIN B Mulberry Too. Consigned by Terry Boyles / Twin B Farm, Denton, North Carolina. Sold for $4100 to Lisa Cortese / Triple C Ranch, Nashville, TN.

Top-selling Bred Female was Lot 53, CJKT Choxie 55, a WPRA Legacy A-314 daughter, consigned by Tony Tolar / T5 Cattle, Taylorsville, MS. Sold for $9250 to Andy Watkins / Watkins Red Angus, Dade City, FL.

Top-selling Open Heifer was Lot 64, Pick of the 2018 Fall Open Heifers at Bull Hill Ranch, consigned by Jim & Alvina Meeks / Mgr. Raymond Prescott / Bull Hill Ranch, Gray Court, SC. Sold for $4750 to Newley Hutchison, Canton, OK.

Top-selling Bull was Lot 116, 4L 508 Conquest 7525, sired by 4L Verdi Conquest 508, consigned by Brad & Becky Sintek / Sintek Livestock, Lebanon, TN. Sold for $4400 to Tanner Boyles / TWB Farm, Kernersville, NC.

Top-selling Commercial Heifer was Lot 102, Ms Cheork 217E, consigned by Danny Osborn / Osborn Red Angus, Athens, AL. Sold for $3000 to Beth Tartt / B & B Cattle Co, Bailey, MS.

Top-selling Embryo Package was Lot 90B, Red DKF Razor 55C x CJKT Kathleen 700, consigned by Tony Tolar / T5 Cattle, Taylorsville, MS. Sold for $2700 to Howard & Charlotte Bobbitt / Rocky Hill Farms, Petersburg, TN.                                                     

Top-selling Semen Package was Lot 118, Choice Package, consigned by Howard & Charlotte Bobbitt / Rocky Hill Farms, Petersburg, TN. Sold for $990.

Volume buyers:
Andy Watkins, Watkins Red Angus, Dade City, FL
Lisa Cortese, Triple C Ranch, Nashville, TN
Earl King, Earl King Farm, Freeport, FL
Bill Topper, Trigg Hollow Farm, Cornersville, TN
Ed Prawl, New Albany, MS

Grasstime had 27 consignors from 7 States and 47 buyers from 16 States.

2018 Grasstime Auction Report

 

Averages
21 Cow/Calf Pairs $2340
10 Spring Bred Females $1830
20 Fall Bred $1820
20 Open Heifers $1553
4 Bulls $2538
Top Selling Lot was 64/64A cow calf pair from Oak Hill Farm – Six Mile, SC to Josh Pierce – Mendenhall, MS at $3,700. The heifer was an Andras New Direction female with a bull calf sired by H2R Profitbuilder B403.

2nd High Selling Lot was 72 bred heifer from Whitley Red Angus – Horton, AL to Bobby Raby – Petersburg, TN at $3,600. She was an Andras New Direction bred to LSF SRR Watchman 5289C.

3rd High Selling Lot was 61 from Laurel Ridge Farm – Wallhalla, SC to Josh Pierce – Mendenhall, MS at $3,400. The bred heifer was sired by LSF SRR Sleep Easy 4083B and was bred to 5L Independence 560-298Y.

4th High Selling Lot was 15/15A cow calf pair from Bell Farms Red Angus – Friendship, TN to Ashley Jones – La Fayette, AL at $3,250. The six year old cow was sired by Bell’s Prince 834 with a November Heifer calf at side.

5th High Selling Lot was 78 bull from Whitley Red Angus at $3,100. He was a VGW Password 170 X Larson Lion King 938 son and sold to Shane Smith – Altoona, AL.

The High Selling Open Heifer was lot 57 at $2,400. She was consigned by Herbert Kelton – Leoma, TN and was an LCJ Rojo 2168 X HW Milky Way 2756 September 2016 heifer. She was purchased by Bobby Satterfield – Geraldine, AL.

Buyers purchased from 10 states including: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The auction was managed by Gilchrist Auction Co. – Douds, IA