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OFFICIAL SALE REPORT: HERD BUILDER SPECKLE PARK BULL & FEMALE SALE

Carson Auction Services Ltd.
Listowel, Ontario, Canada
February 25th 12:30pm

Thanks to all the bidders and buyers. We estimate the onsite crowd size @ more than 200, plus those that watched online.

Consignors:

  1. Steele Speckle Park
  2. Silver Tip Speckle Park
  3. Underhill SPECS
  4. Fleetwood Speckle Park
  5. Walkerbrae Farms

All 22 Lots sold to 20 unique buyers. 12 of the 20 are first time Speckle Park buyers. 1 Lot going to New Zealand and 2 Lots going to Western Canada.

SALE GROSS = $80,500
AVG ON 22 LOTS SOLD = $3,659

SEMEN FUNDRAISER:

5 straws of Underhill All Out 1D donated by Herd Builder Consignor Group:

  • Lot 23 sold for $500 to Walkerbrae Farms & George Earley who then kindly donated it back to resell again
  • Lot 23 sold for $450 to Mike Metske

*** $475 will be donated to both Perth County Junior Farmers & the CSPA Youth Fund

REGISTERED SPECKLE PARK:

2016 bulls: 9 bulls avg $3,488 with high sellers:

  • Lot 3 Underhill Beef Wagon 5D for $5,900 by Font Farms Ltd. of Petrolia, ON (Consigned by Underhill SPECS)
  • Lot 1 Steele Dominator 1D for $5,000 by Codiak Acres Speckle Park of Ardrossan, AB (Consigned by Steele Speckle Park and Underhill SPECS)

2015 bull:

  • Lot 10 River Hill 21A Cost-A-Lot 152C for $4,700 by Fred Riehl of Gadshill, ON (Consigned by Silver Tip Speckle Park)

2016 heifers: 4 heifers avg $6,175 with high sellers:

  • Lot 14 Portercrest Win 4D for $6,700 by Sommer Meadow Farm of Norwich, ON (Consigned by Steele Speckle Park)
  • Lot 12 Underhill Chrome 18D for $6,500 by Spot-R-None of Asquith, SK (Consigned by Underhill SPECS)

COMMERCIAL SPECKLE PARK:

2016 bulls: 6 bulls avg $2,525 with high sellers:

  • Lot 18 12B for $2,800 by Fred Riehl of Gadshill, ON (Consigned by Underhill SPECS)
  • Lot 17 11D for $2,600 by David J Willis of Wingham, ON (Consigned by Underhill SPECS)

2016 heifer:

  • Lot 22 US 7H for $3,600 by Gerald Vervoorn of Harley, ON (Consigned by Underhill SPECS)

Herd Builder Female Sale is planned for Saturday, October the 21st 2017. See you there!


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!