North Star Classic - 2013
It was a great Hereford Sale at the North Star Classic today, Dec. 7.
Special thank you to Baumgarten Cattle Company, Belfield, ND for sponsoring the 2013 NDHA donation heifer - $4910 tickets were sold and the heifer was won by Gary Friedt, Mott, ND. Proceeds are used by the NDHA for Hereford promotion. We are seeking a sponsor for 2014. Let me know if you are interested.
left to right - Tama Baumgarten, Gary Friedt, and Rollie Baumgarten. Thank you Tama and Rollie and congrats to Gary.
The donation heifer from Baumgarten Cattle Co., Belfield sold $4,910 tickets - proceeds used for the NDHA.
14 heifer calves averaged $2,864. High selling heifer was Lot 17 - pick of the pen flush mates from Pelton Polled Herefords, Halliday, ND selling for $6,250 selling to Halle and Jackson Walsh from DeGraff, MN.
A second heifer pick from the pen sold to Kayla Brew, Manning, ND for $3,600. Lot 2 from Friedt Herefords, Mott, ND sold for $3,500 selling to Fred Baker, Streator, IL.
Other top selling heifers included Lot 8 from Baumgarten Cattle Co selling for $3,250 to Sigrid and Nancy Scheid, Hazen, ND for $3,250; Lot 9 from Friesz Livestock, New Salem, ND for $3,200 to Anna Lemm, Hillsboro, ND; Lot 11 from Friesz for $3,100 to Parker Rall, Forbes, ND; Lot 3 from Friesz for $2900 selling to Logan Behm, Beulah, ND. DaKitch Herefords, Ada, MN sold their March, 2013 bull calf for $3,500 to Raevyn Pesek, Lawton, ND. Friedt steer sold for $1,250 to Ron Schmitz, Harvey, ND. The 3 embryo package from Pelton sold for $725 to Jimmy Carter, Rocklake, ND. Special thanks to all the bidders, buyers and consignors to make this a successful sale.
Champion Hereford Bull - open and junior shows. by DaKitch Hereford Farms, Ada, MN TH 400U 32X Trump 206Z 43269879. Also, supreme bull.
Champion Hereford female - open show by Thomas Friesz, New Salem, ND with TTFL Lady Tundra Time 1216 43321215. She was reserve Hereford female in the Junior show.