ABS Influenced Progeny Excel at 2013 NWSS

ABS enjoyed seeing and visiting with those in attendance of the 2013 National Western Stock Show.  It was an exciting and fast paced 2 weeks.

ABS congratulates the exhibitors and ranches on a job well done participating in the “yards” and “hill” shows,  sales and events.  Below is a recap for some of the standout ABS Sires.


  • Several Divisional winners in the ROV female, Junior female and both Bull Shows
  •  Congratulations to Express Ranches, Seldom Rest Farms and Dameron Angus for exhibiting Dameron First Impression, Reserve Grand Champion Bull in the 2013 NWSS Angus Open Bull Show
  • Congratulations to G13 for exhibiting G13 Bravo, Reserve Grand Champion Angus Sale Bull
  • The high selling lot in the 2013 Bases Loaded, sired by BRILLIANCE, Ankonian Ayres 302, sold for $100,000 to French River Cattle Co. and Gastonwood Angus United Kingdom
Reserve Champion Angus Bull - Dameron First Impression

Reserve Champion Angus Bull – Dameron First Impression


  • UPSHOT’s 1st progeny made a huge splash for the week sweeping the yards!  6 daughters sold in the Bases Loaded and Angus Night on the Mountain sales averaged just over $17,000; with 5 heifer pregnancies offered in the Bases Loaded also commanding an average of $8,200.
  • Congratulations to Express Ranches for exhibiting both the Champion Pen of 3 and Champion Angus Carload – both groups were lead off and anchored by the 1st UPSHOT sons
Champion Angus Carload

Champion Angus Carload


Angus Night on the Mountain II –

  • IMPRESSION females were the top sellers at the Angus Night on the Mountain II sale at Spruce Mountain Ranch.  Lot 8, Spruce Mtn Blackbird 2304, sold for $44,000 to Herbster Angus Farm


Spruce Mtn Blackbird 2304

Spruce Mtn Blackbird 2304

Bases Loaded Sale

  • The annual Bases Loaded Sale featured several ABS sired progeny and genetic packages.  This year’s sale grossed $724,100 with 39 Lots averaging $18,567.
  • High selling – Lot 6, Ankonian Ayres, sired by BRILLIANCE
  • Lot 1 – Baldridge Waylon, sired by PROTEGE sold 3% interest to Rollin Rock, A&B Cattle Company and Scheer Spear U for $39,000
  • Lot 29 – Shady Brook Titan, sired by MOTIVE, sold to Kiker Angus, Spruce Mountain Ranch, Jacs Ranch, Vin Mar Cattle and Sooline Cattle for 1/2 interest at $30,000
  • Lot 23 – L/R Victoria Springs 2091, one of the first public auctioned 2U66 daughters, brought $12,000

National Western Angus Foundation Female Sale

  • Sale Grossed $811,555 with live cattle average of $7006
  • Top Open Heifer – Lot 63 – RB American Gal 890-250, sired by OBJECTIVE 7125 and full sister to AMERICAN MADE, sold to Widholm Family Cattle for $50,000
  • Top Embryos – Lot 150 – 2 Frozen embryos sired by HOOVER DAM, sold to J.J. Scheckel for $6,000
  • 2nd high selling embryos – Lot 217A – 4 frozen embryos sired by C C & 7, sold to KDS Angus for $6,400

Other Breeds “Hill” Show Winners

  • Congratulations to Kevin Jensen and Kyle Perez for exhibiting the Grand Champion Horned Hereford Female – KJ DWE Sheila 457Y, sired by THOR
  • Congratulations to 74-51 Cattle Company for exhibiting the Reserve Champion Senior Simmental Bull – FF 74-51 Big Slap X401, sired by MOVIN FORWARD
KJ DWE Sheila 457Y

KJ DWE Sheila 457Y

Thanks for stopping by the ABS booth to visit with us and congratulations to all the exhibitors – we look forward to 2014!

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