Van Newkirk Hereford bull and female sale

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A full house was on hand for Van Newkirk Herefords 38th annual bull and female sale Monday, Jan. 17 at the ranch, Oshkosh, Nebraska.  

Auctioneer Lex Madden kept the sale moving at a quick pace; selling over 230 head of top quality Hereford cattle in less than three hours. The Van Newkirk family welcomed the capacity crowd along with a record number of bidders on Superior RFD TV.  Powell Herefords of Fort McKavitt, Texas topped the sale at $17,500 for Lot 41 an incredibly thick, deep-bodied, well balanced 7100 son carrying tremendous carcass figures and great eye appeal. 


CK Ranch of Brookville, Kansas paid $12,500 for Lot 54 a half-brother to the top bull out of a Dakota bred dam.  This bull featured outstanding performance and carcass figures. Carmichael Herefords of South Dakota selected Lot 16 a long, thick 4149 son for $9000.

119 Bulls averaged $5295

57 Registered heifer calves averaged $1250

48 Commercial Hereford heifer calves averaged $1000

Hall, Texas, $9000 Lot 37 Axton Son

Skrdla, Nebraska, $9000  Lot 86 Axton Son

Fick, Missouri, $8600 Lot 57

Hall, Texas,  $8500  Lot 1

Ostrand, Nebraska, $8100 Bull calf Lot 115

Hermann, South Dakota, $7500 Lot 48

Warren Livestock Wyoming, $7500 Lot 61

Hall, Texas,  $7500 Lot 65

Hermann, South Dakota $7200  Bull calf Lot 127

Scivally, Texas,  $6750  Lot 82

Irwin Livestock Wyoming, $6500 Lot 113

Wemhoff, Nebraska, $6400 for lot 81

Scivally, Texas, $6400 for Lot 97

Cattle sold into 13 different states. Volume buyers were Scivally of Texas Campbell of Nebraska each buying six head.

Top heifer calf sold to Roe of Idaho for $1900


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