NCC Fancy Heifer & Prospect Steer Results
The 23rd Annual Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic final day of shows was on Saturday, February 22nd . The Fancy Heifers and the Prospect Steer Sales wrapped up Saturday's sales including a large crowd in attendance for the Sullivan's Fitting Clinic sponsored by Purina/Sullivan's and the Showmanship Blow-n-Go competition at the Classic. Supreme Row judging finalized the evening celebration with an overflow audience.
Taking Junior Champion Showmanship honors was Ansley Maronde, York, NE; and Junior Reserve Showmanship went to Fletcher Larsen, Valentine, NE.
Intermediate Champion Showmanship honors went to Tejlor Strope, O'Neill, NE; and Intermediate Reserve Showmanship went to Kali Stratman, West Point, NE.
Senior champion showmanship honors went to Jefferson Keller, St. Paul, NE, and Res. Champion Senior Showmanship went to Savannah Schafer, Nehawka, NE.
FANCY HEIFER SALE
The 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic Fancy Heifer Show and Sale was a favorite on Saturday afternoon, February 22nd in Kearney, NE. Nine lots of fancy open heifers on display attracted a large crowd to the show ring prior to the sale. Judge was Hyatt Frobose, Manhattan, KS, and the auctioneer was Tracy Harl of Kearney, NE.
Grand Champion Fancy Heifer and High-Selling Fancy Heifer was Lot 15, consigned by Bremer Show Steers of Fullerton, NE, and was sold to Derek Hubbard, Elm Creek, NE for $5,500.
Reserve Grand Champion Fancy Heifer was Lot 1, consigned by Gateway Genetics of Albion, NE. This fancy heifer was purchased by Mark Muller, Allen, NE, for $4,750.
The 2014 sale featured 9 lots that grossed $32,450 and averaged $3,606.
PROSPECT STEER SALE
The 2014 Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic 2nd Annual Prospect Steer Display and Sale was a popular event held Saturday afternoon, February 22nd in Kearney, NE. 18 lots of powerful steer prospects displayed and circled in front of a large crowd. Auctioneer was Tracy Harl of Kearney, NE.
High-Selling Prospect Steer was Lot 7, consigned by Prinz Cattle, of Clarkson, NE, and was sold to Scott Blair, Drake, SK, Canada, for $5,100.
2nd High-Selling Prospect Steer was Lot 10, consigned by Gilbertson Cattle, of Kearney, NE, and was sold to Raelin Ripp, Kearney, NE, for $4,250.
The 2014 sale featured 18 lots that grossed $49,500 and averaged $2,750.
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