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SDSU Annual Bull Sale

Location: New SDSU Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility - The SDSU Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility is located northwest of campus at 2901 Western Ave. From I-29 exit 133, go west 2.3 miles on the Hwy 14 Bypass. Continue west on the Hwy 14 Bypass past Medary Avenue (4-way stoplight) to Western Avenue. Go north 3/4 miles on Western Avenue. There will be signs marking the entrance to the bull sale.

Sale Day Phone Number: (605) 693-2253

Date:  April 5th, 2019

Time: 1PM, lunch served prior to sale

Greetings,

We look forward to seeing you on April 5th at the South Dakota State University Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility (CCERF) for the 2019 SDSU Bull Sale. The Seedstock Merchandising class is excited to visit with you about our quality bulls. We have been diligently working all spring to advertise and work on our catalog and videos. This class is comprised of a group of talented individuals with a passion for the beef industry. Please come early to enjoy lunch and visit with us about the bulls we have for sale.

A special thanks goes out to Kevin Vander Wal and his crew at the Cow-Calf Unit. We are extremely appreciative of the tireless hours that these individuals have dedicated to our purebred cow herd. This sale, in addition to many other student activities, would not be possible without Kevin’s commitment to our program.

Please feel free to stop by the Cow-Calf Unit and view the bulls at any time. If you have questions pertaining to the bulls, please feel free to contact a member of the Seedstock Merchandising Class, Kevin Vander Wal (605-693-2253; kevin.vanderwal@sdstate.edu), or Dr. Cody Wright (605-688-5448; cody.wright@sdstate.edu).

Kind regards,

2019 Seedstock Merchandising Class Members: Amy Beckstrand, McKenna Cech, Logan Ellingson, Autumn Haan, Samuel Johnson, Shaye Jungworth, Megan Knutson, Luke Orr, Daniel Roker, Brendan Roth, Martina Rutledge, Jackson Walsh, and Lindsey Wolles

Email contacts for more information: Cody.Wright@sdstate.edu or Kevin.VanderWal@sdstate.edu

How the Limited Auction Works - The bulls will be on display beginning at 10 am on Friday, April 5th. Prospective buyers should complete a bidder card and list the bulls they would like to bid on. Bidder cards must be turned into the registration table by 1:00 pm. The sale will begin with the bulls that have the greatest number of bidders interested in them, regardless of breed. For the bulls with more than one interested bidder, a limited auction will be held. Bids will begin with the minimum bid and increase incrementally. Once a bidder declines a bid, they are out of the limited auction. The auction will continue until only one bidder remains. In the event that only one bidder is interested in a given bull, they will have the opportunity to claim that bull for the minimum bid. Bidders are encouraged to list more bulls than they intend to purchase on their bidder card. Listing a bull on the bidder card does not oblige a bidder to purchase a bull, it only ensures they will have the opportunity to participate in the limited auction. Bulls not sold during the limited auction will be for sale at the minimum bid on a first come, first served basis. SDSU retains the right to in-herd semen use at our expense and the buyer’s convenience.

Volume Discount - Buyers purchasing 2 or more bulls, paid by the same check, and transferred to the same name will receive a 10% discount from their purchase price.

Guarantee - Only bulls with satisfactory semen quality and scrotal circumference will be sold. If a buyer is not satisfied with the reproductive performance of their bull, please contact us within 8 months of purchase. We may request that the buyer return the bull to SDSU at the buyer’s expense. We will then offer credit toward the purchase of a replacement bull at our next sale.

Free Delivery - SDSU will offer free delivery of bulls within 200 miles of Brookings, SD. We will also deliver bulls to our Cottonwood Re- search Station, near Philip, SD, for pick up. Delivery of bulls will be scheduled in late April and early May. If buyers pick up their bulls in Brookings, SD, prior to June 1, they will receive a $100 discount per head.

Bull Management and Health - At weaning, all of the bulls received Bovi-Shield Gold 5, One Shot, and mycoplasma vaccine. After weaning, the bulls were vaccinated for warts, pinkeye, foot rot, and reproductive diseases. Safe-Guard was used to control internal parasites and Clean-Up against mycoplasma and warts. At weaning, each of these vaccines was boostered and the bulls were poured with Clean-Up. The bulls were pasture weaned on September 21 and did not receive any creep feed prior to weaning. Our goal has been to have them spend more time on pasture and avoid over-conditioned bulls at one year of age. The bulls were started on a dried distillers grains plus solubles and soybean hull supplement one week after weaning and remained on pasture until late October. They were then placed on a 0.51 Mcal/lb corn silage-based diet for development. They were ultrasounded on February 19 and semen tested on March 19. All of the bulls in the sale have a minimum of 30 cm adjusted scrotal circumference and have passed a semen evaluation conducted by Shnurman Sire Service. Reports will be available on sale day. All of the Simmental and SimAngus bulls are homozygous black and homozygous polled except 8105 who is a red gene carrier. All bulls are free of known genetic abnormalities.

Genomic Testing - Each of the bulls in the 2019 SDSU Bull Sale has undergone genomic testing through the American Angus Association (i50K by Zoetis) and American Simmental Association (GGP-LD by Neogen). The data collected from this testing is used by the associations to generate genomically-enhanced EPDs. Genomically-enhanced EPDs are used the same way as traditional EPDs; however, the accuracy is far better. Inclusion of genomic data in the analyses increases the accuracy of the EPDs to a similar level to what the bulls would have after they have sired several calves.

Data for this year's sale:

Reference Sires – Angus

A A R Ten X 7008 S A (AAA# 15719841)

Barstow Cash (AAA# 17145326)

Mogck Bullseye (AAA# 17102085)

S Whitlock 179 (AAA# 17007891)

V A R Generation 2100 (AAA# 17171587)

 

 

 

All EPD’s are current as of March 16, 2019.

Angus EPDs

CED = Calving ease direct

BW = Birth weight

WW = Weaning weight

YW = Yearling weight

CEM = Calving ease maternal

Milk = Maternal milk

Marb = Marbling score

REA = Ribeye area

$W = Wean value

$B = Beef value

 

Performance Data

Actual and Adjusted Measurements

Act. BW = Actual birth weight

Adj. BW = Adjusted birth weight

Adj. 205 = Adjusted 205-day weight

Adj. 365 = Adjusted 365-day weight

Scrotal = Scrotal circumference

Frame = Frame score

Ultrasound Measurements

%IMF = % intramuscular fat

REA = Ribeye area

 

Angus Bulls:

IDDOBReg. #NameMaternal Grandsire
808 01/30/18 19205151 S D S Whitlock 808F A A R Ten X 7008 S A
811 02/01/18 19205159 S D S Whitlock 811F Plattemere Weigh Up K360
813 02/01/18 19205170 S D S Whitlock 813F Mogck Bullseye
815 02/01/18 19205179 S D S Whitlock 815F Connealy Black Granite
818 02/04/18 19205180 S D S Whitlock 818F Plattemere Weigh Up K360
822 02/06/18 19205183 S D S Whitlock 822F A A R Ten X 7008 S A
834 02/10/18 19205184 S D S Whitlock 834F Plattemere Weigh Up K360
856 02/16/18 19205189 S D S Generation 856F S A V Bismarck 5682
866 02/18/18 19205192 S D S Cash 866F C A Future Direction 5321
869 02/19/18 19205194 S D S Bullseye 869F C A Future Direction 5321
8111 02/26/18 19205155 S D S Cash 8111F C A Future Direction 5321
8113 02/26/18 19205157 S D S Whitlock 8113F Connealy Counselor
8119 02/27/18 19218509 S D S Ten X 8119F Sitz Upward 307R
8124 03/05/18 19205162 S D S Whitlock 8124F Connealy Black Granite

Angus Bulls EPDs, Value Indexes and Percentile Rankings:

IDReg. #NameCED%BW%WW%YW%Milk%Marb%RE%$W%$B%
808 19205151 S D S Whitlock 808F 2 85 1.4 50 79 2 144 1 35 3 0.26 85 0.67 30 82.33 1 170.86 5
811 19205159 S D S Whitlock 811F 12 10 -0.1 20 64 15 117 15 29 20 0.73 25 0.48 55 71.81 5 154.62 15
813 19205170 S D S Whitlock 813F 5 60 1.5 55 76 2 127 4 38 1 0.41 65 0.33 80 87.19 1 149.01 20
815 19205179 S D S Whitlock 815F 7 45 1.9 65 66 15 116 15 30 15 0.08 95 0.59 40 68.18 10 134.21 35
818 19205180 S D S Whitlock 818F 11 15 0.9 40 68 10 129 4 31 10 0.65 35 0.71 25 68.70 10 159.88 10
822 19205183 S D S Whitlock 822F 3 75 3.6 95 86 1 138 2 20 80 0.65 35 0.76 20 78.12 2 185.56 2
834 19205184 S D S Whitlock 834F 6 55 1.9 65 77 2 140 1 20 80 0.32 80 0.46 60 65.72 10 150.03 20
856 19205189 S D S Generation 856F 8 35 0.7 35 69 10 121 10 27 30 0.49 55 0.62 35 75.48 3 148.93 20
866 19205192 S D S Cash 866F 10 20 -0.4 15 59 30 104 30 22 65 0.03 95 0.71 25 57.19 25 105.32 70
869 19205194 S D S Bullseye 869F 4 70 1.8 60 48 65 92 55 43 1 0.43 65 0.58 40 57.87 25 125.37 45
8111 19205155 S D S Cash 8111F 11 15 0.3 30 62 20 104 30 17 95 0.34 75 0.77 15 57.84 25 103.71 75
8113 19205157 S D S Whitlock 8113F 7 45 1.6 55 62 20 115 15 26 35 0.50 55 0.77 15 57.97 25 164.87 10
8119 19218509 S D S Ten X 8119F 14 4 -0.2 20 56 40 99 40 20 80 0.94 10 0.5 55 54.50 35 145.70 20
8124 19205162 S D S Whitlock 8124F 10 20 0.0 25 70 10 120 10 37 2 0.62 40 0.81 15 87.26 1 164.92 10

Angus Bulls Ultrasounds:

IDDOBReg. #NameMaternal GrandsireAdj. % IMF% IMF RatioAdj. REAREA Ratio
808 01/30/18 19205151 S D S Whitlock 808F A A R Ten X 7008 S A 4.30 99 13.0 105
811 02/01/18 19205159 S D S Whitlock 811F Plattemere Weigh Up K360 5.13 118 11.6 94
813 02/01/18 19205170 S D S Whitlock 813F Mogck Bullseye 5.10 118 12.2 98
815 02/01/18 19205179 S D S Whitlock 815F Connealy Black Granite 3.40 100 12.0 100
818 02/04/18 19205180 S D S Whitlock 818F Plattemere Weigh Up K360 3.99 92 11.8 95
822 02/06/18 19205183 S D S Whitlock 822F A A R Ten X 7008 S A 4.92 114 13.0 105
834 02/10/18 19205184 S D S Whitlock 834F Plattemere Weigh Up K360 3.58 83 12.2 98
856 02/16/18 19205189 S D S Generation 856F S A V Bismarck 5682 3.87 89 12.6 102
866 02/18/18 19205192 S D S Cash 866F C A Future Direction 5321 5.24 100 11.7 100
869 02/19/18 19205194 S D S Bullseye 869F C A Future Direction 5321 5.47 100 13.0 100
8111 02/26/18 19205155 S D S Cash 8111F C A Future Direction 5321 4.39 100 12.5 100
8113 02/26/18 19205157 S D S Whitlock 8113F Connealy Counselor 3.67 85 12.8 103
8119 02/27/18 19218509 S D S Ten X 8119F Sitz Upward 307R 6.51 100 10.3 100
8124 03/05/18 19205162 S D S Whitlock 8124F Connealy Black Granite 4.37 101 12.0 97

 

SimAngus Bulls:

SimAngusTM EPDs

CE = Calving ease

BW = Birth weight

WW = Weaning weight

YW = Yearling weight

MCE – Maternal calving ease

Milk – Maternal milk

Marb = Marbling score

REA = Ribeye area

API = All purpose index

TI = Terminal index

Reference Sires – SimAngusTM

CLRS Constitution 311 C (ASA# 2984470)

CCR Boulder 1339A (ASA# 2880390)

Gibbs 0689X Crimson Tide (ASA# 2602503)

Gibbs 3133A Mountaineer (ASA# 2845421)

W/C United 878F (ASA# 2614625)

IDASA #DOBNameBreed
826F 3469591 2/8/2018 S D S BOULDER 826F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
836F 3469713 2/10/2018 S D S BOULDER 836F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
838F 3469596 2/11/2018 S D S BOULDER 838F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
842F 3469672 2/14/2018 S D S BOULDER 842F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
845F 3469652 2/14/2018 S D S CONSTITUTION 845F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
850F 3469722 2/15/2018 S D S MOUNTAINEER 850F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
859F 3469570 2/17/2018 S D S CRIMSON TIDE 859F 1/2 SM 1/2 AN
878F 3469615 2/20/2018 S D S UNITED 878F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
885F 3469630 2/21/2018 S D S MOUNTAINEER 885F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
895F 3469636 2/22/2018 S D S MOUNTAINEER 895F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
899F 3469647 2/23/2018 S D S CONSTITUTION 899F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN
8105F 3469631 2/24/2018 S D S UNITED 8105F 1/2 SM 1/2 AN
8115F 3469697 2/27/2018 S D S CONSTITUTION 8115F 5/8 SM 3/8 AN

SimAngus EPDs, Indexes, and Percentile Rankings:

IDCE%BW%WW%YW%Milk%Marb%RE%API%TI%
826F 15.4 15 -1.9 10 61.5 65 93.3 65 31.4 2 0.42 30 0.72 35 145.7 10 75.1 25
836F 17.1 10 -1.2 20 70.1 30 104.9 40 32.5 1 0.48 20 0.96 5 155 4 81.9 10
838F 16 10 -0.7 25 74.6 15 111.3 25 23.4 40 0.53 15 0.7 35 160.5 2 83.4 4
842F 16.2 10 -1.1 20 74.7 15 114.1 20 19.9 70 0.51 15 0.99 4 148.8 10 84.2 3
845F 17.7 4 0.1 40 71.8 25 113.4 20 22.7 45 0.46 20 0.47 80 151.1 10 79.9 10
850F 15.6 15 -0.1 35 77.4 10 122.8 10 17.9 85 0.44 25 0.68 40 147.4 10 82.1 5
859F 14.7 20 0 40 68.2 40 110.5 25 26.6 15 0.37 35 0.61 55 129.6 40 75.1 25
878F 8.3 90 0.5 50 80.8 5 129.2 3 22.4 45 0.39 35 0.53 70 125.6 50 81.1 10
885F 12.3 45 1.7 80 77.1 10 123.6 10 18.7 80 0.38 35 0.76 25 135.7 25 77.7 15
895F 9.9 75 2.9 95 76 15 122.3 10 30 4 0.51 15 0.81 20 143.2 15 79.9 10
899F 14.8 20 0.2 45 75.8 15 123.4 10 21 60 0.62 10 1.16 1 148.7 10 86.1 2
8105F 18.1 3 -1.7 15 73.4 20 115.1 20 21.5 55 0.6 10 0.53 70 150.6 10 85.7 2
8115F 11.5 55 2.3 90 86.7 2 135.1 2 20.5 65 0.6 10 0.84 15 147.8 10 88.1 1

SimAngus Bulls Ultrasounds:

IDFrameAdj.SCAdj. BWAdj. WWWW RatioAdj. YWYW RatioAdj. %IMF% IMF RatioAdj. BFBF RatioAdj. REAREA Ratio
826F 3.8 36.4 75 566 99 1020 100 3.59 85 0.16 89 12.22 98
836F 4.4 34 72 614 108 1070 105 4.92 116 0.11 61 13.16 105
838F 3.9 31.6 78 586 103 1036 101 4.65 110 0.27 150 12.97 104
842F 3.9 34.7 75 574 101 984 96 3.9 92 0.09 50 10.72 86
845F 3.9 34.2 69 512 90 950 93 3.9 92 0.2 111 11.32 91
850F 4.4 35.8 81 644 113 1160 113 4.2 99 0.21 117 14.04 112
859F 4.7 32.4 86 547   1039   4.41 100 0.2 100 11.17 100
878F 5.7 36.1 93 649 114 1209 118 4.03 95 0.25 139 14.52 116
885F 4.7 33.1 89 570 100 1061 104 3.92 92 0.32 178 12.53 100
895F 4.5 35.7 103 609 107 1095 107 4.79 113 0.14 78 13.25 106
899F 5.8 30.7 86 632 111 1053 103 4.26 100 0.13 72 12.36 99
8105F 4.8 34.3 73 555 97 978 96 3.47 82 0.13 72 12.68 102
8115F 5.8 34.9 92 641 112 1239 121 5.37 127 0.18 100 13.03 104

 

Minimum Bids – Angus Bulls

Tag

Minimum Bid

Final Bid

808

2500

 

811

3000

 

813

2500

 

818

2500

 

822

3000

 

834

2500

 

856

2500

 

866

2500

 

869

2500

 

8111

2500

 

8113

2500

 

8119

2500

 

8124

2500

 

Minimum Bids – SimAngusTM Bulls

Tag

Minimum Bid

Final Bid

826

2500

 

836

3000

 

838

2500

 

842

2500

 

845

2500

 

850

3000

 

859

2500

 

878

2500

 

885

2500

 

895

2500

 

899

2500

 

8105

2500

 

8115

2500