Pacific Northwest Invitational Wagyu Sale

Saturday, September 29, 2012' Coeur d'Alene, ID

  • 12 Females gross $130,150, avg. $10,845
  • 5 Bulls gross $23,450, avg. $4,680
  • 1 Flush gross/avg. $5,000
  • 21 Embryos gross $24,125, avg. $1,150/Embryo
  • 22 Lots gross $182,675, avg. $8,303

Sale Manager: Schacher Auction Services
Auctioneer: C.D. “Butch” Booker

The top selling open heifer and overall lot was CHR Ms Hirashige 517, a 6/15/2011 daughter of Hirashigetayasu and out of a Shigeshigetani mother.  This female consigned by Crescent Harbor Ranch, Oak Harbor, WA sold to Clear Creek Cattle, Bill and Kay Dennis of Ocala, FL for $32,000.  The Dennis family also purchased another Hirashigetayasu daughter, TBR Tomiko 1-1 2043Y a 9/8/2011 open heifer out of a Bar R 12P Dam, consigned by Triangle B Ranch, Valley View, TX, for $9,000.

The high selling bred female was LMR Ms Hirashige-Z278 0140X, a 3/10/2010 daughter of Westholme Hirashigetayasu Z278 and out of a BR Takazakura 0606 3612 Mother.  This female consigned by Lone Mountain Ranch, Golden, NM was bred to LMR Hiro 0195X for a November calving date, and sold to Clear Creek Cattle, Bill and Kay Dennis, Ocala, FL for $15,000.  A full sister to 0140X, also bred to 0195X for a December calving date, sold to Clear Creek Cattle as well.

A Red Fullblood Bull, HOH Shigemare 23Y, a 1/1/11 son of Sumo Cattle Co Seisakushu C221 and out of a Shigemaru Mother from Six Buck Ranch, Jim and Janelle Henschel, Roberts MT was the top selling Bull.  He sold to Bruce Ekstrom, Ocala, FL for $11,500.

The second high selling open heifer was CHR Haruki 199, a 7/11/2011 daughter of Haruki-2 and out of a CHR Hirashige 081L mother from Crescent Harbor Ranch that sold to Kimberly Hanna, Denver, CO for $21,000.  Bruce Ekstrom bid $15,000 on Bar R 17Y, a 3/17/2011 daughter of Bar R 57U and out of a Bar R Michisuru 2 K Dam consigned by Bar R Cattle Co., Jerry Reeves, Pullman, WA.

The high selling embryos were sired by red fullblood Heart Brand Red Emporer and out of a Kevinhanafuji daughter. These five embryos consigned by Chisholm Cattle Co.,Wimberly, TX sold to Jackman Cane and Cattle of Florida for $2,000 per embryo. Jackman Cane and Cattle also purchased seven embryos sired by red fullblood bull Kalanga Red Star and out of a Sanjirou daughter consigned by Crescent Harbor Ranch for $1,750. 

Tebben Ranch, Floresville, TX bid $5,000 on a flush out of CHR Ms Hirashige 056J from Crescent Harbor Ranch. Randy Remington, Alberta, Can., purchased four embryos out of the same cow and sired by CHR Kitaguni 07K for $1,000 each.