OFFICIAL SALE REPORT:
HERD BUILDER SPECKLE PARK FEMALE SALE

Carson Auction Services Ltd.
Listowel, Ontario, Canada
October 15 th 2016, 12:30pm

Thanks to all the bidders, buyers and Speckle Park breed enthusiast that filled the bleachers and standing room at the Carson’s sales arena this past Saturday. We estimate 180-200 attended the qualified 34 Lot - 5 th Herd Builder Sale.

A special thank you to CSPA Business Manager & Director, Rod Remin for again making the trip and further educating Ontario breeders on this great breed.

The rate of growth of Speckle Park in Ontario is exponential and exceeds the national herd rate of growth. Speckle Park registrations in Ontario have doubled from this time last year and transfer of ownerships have increased fourfold. Ontario membership in CSPA this year has already doubled last year's total. There is no question the Herd Builder Sales have been a catalyst in this exciting growth bringing passionate Speckle Park people together, educating them on the breed and allowing them to access and buy quality Speckle Park stock.

The 6 consignors/Ontario breeders were impressed with the increase in overall breed knowledge and associated pedigrees from both bidders and buyers. The 6 consignors/Ontario breeders were as follows:

  1. Steele Speckle Park
  2. Silver Tip Speckle Park
  3. Underhill SPECS
  4. Fleetwood Speckle Park
  5. Walkerbrae Farms
  6. Wilder Lake Cattle CO.

This was the first year the Herd Builder Sale implemented online bidding and had 101 unique viewers of the sale from 5 different countries, 17 US States and 6 Canadian Provinces. There was internet bidding activity on 14 of the 34 total Lots.

18 unique buyers on 34 Lots sold. Buyers from Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and New Jersey. 5 heifer calves sold for 2017 4-H projects!

SALE GROSS = $154,000
AVG ON 34 LOTS SOLD = $4,529

REGISTERED SPECKLE PARK:

  • 2016 heifer calves: Avg = $4,773 with high seller consigned by Underhill SPECS and purchased for $7,700 by Walkerbrae Farms of Guelph, ON
  • 2015 bred heifers: Avg = $6,033 with high seller consigned by Steele Speckle Park and purchased for $7,000 by Gary Sommer of Norwich, ON
  • Bred cows: Avg = $5,750 with high seller consigned by Steele Speckle Park and purchased for $6,900 by Timely Manor Speckle Park of Pemberton, New Jersey
  • Cow/calf pairs: Avg = $11,000 with high seller consigned by Underhill SPECS and purchased for $11,500 by Josh Konecny of Walkerton, ON and Gary Sommer of Norwich, ON

COMMERCIAL SPECKLE PARK:

  • 2016 heifer calves: Avg = $1900 with high seller consigned by Underhill SPECS and purchased for $2,300 by Mark Van Donkersgoed of Hagersville, ON
  • 2015 bred heifer: Only one on offer = $2,900 consigned by Underhill SPECS and purchased by Red Maple Speckle Park of Arthur, ON
  • Bred cows: Avg = $2,817 with high seller consigned by Underhill SPECS and purchased for $3,000 by Paul & Rosemary Pentland of Goderich, ON

Herd Builder Bull & Female Sale is planned for Saturday, February the 25 th 2017. See you there!


HERD BUILDER SALE CATALOGUE RELEASED

As a consignor group we converted the HB sale over to 70% registered / 30% commercial Speckle Park. We hope you like the offer and feel there is something for everyone.

You can contact consignors direct with any questions on their Lots. Direct contact info is on page #3 of the sale catalogue.

Thanks you for your interest!

Click here to browse the catalog.


SALES RESULTS: Feb 27, 2016

(Speckle Park - Purebred)

Lot 1 - March 2nd 2015 bull (semen test: pass) 1,122lbs
Lot 2 - 2012 herd bull (proven) 1,850lbs
Lot 3 - 2013 herd bull (proven) 1,910lbs
Lot 8 - 2012 herd bull (proven) 1,765lbs
Lot 9 - March 23rd 2015 heifer
Lot 10 - March 20th 2015 heifer
Lot 11 - May 15th 2015 heifer
Lot 7 - May 4th 2015 bull (bull prospect - too young to semen test) 821lbs
Lot 5 - 2014 herd bull (proven) Scrotal = 43cm 1,625lbs
Lot 4 - 2014 herd bull (proven) Scrotal = 41cm 1,565lbs
Lot 6 - 2014 herd bull (proven) 1,440lbs

(Speckle Park - Commercial)

Lot 20 - March 8th 2015 heifer
Lot 23 - March 15th 2015 heifer exchanged for Jan 7th 2015 heifer out of River Hill
Wild Card 99W and 75lb birth weight (original heifer injured)
Lot 25 - April 27th 2015 heifer
Lot 24 - May 7th 2015 heifer
Lot 19 - 2014 herd bull (proven) 1,375lbs
Lot 13 - February 13th 2015 bull (semen test: pass) 1,364lbs
Lot 14 - February 7th 2015 bull (semen test: pass) 1,012lbs
Lot 12 - April 24th 2015 bull (semen test: pass) 785lbs
*Lot 26 - March 2015 heifer
2 heifers on choice
*Lot 27 - March 2015 heifer
*Lot 28 - March 2015 heifer
2 heifers on choice
*Lot 29 - March 2015 heifer
Lot 15 - April 14th 2015 bull (semen test: pass) 993lbs
Lot 16 - April 1st 2015 bull (semen test: pass) 970lbs
Lot 17 - March 26th 2015 bull (semen test: pass) 892lbs
Lot 18 - March 29th 2015 bull (semen test: pass) 950lbs
*Lot 21 - May 26th 2015 heifer
2 heifers on choice
*Lot 22 - April 23rd 2015 heifer
Lot 30 - 2009 bred cow (preg checked open)