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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Predator report from Brink!

Todd Brink, MI sent me this picture of this Predator heifer calf out of a Rising Stars cow he purchased in our November sale. To say Todd is excited is an understatement. He's coming from MI to pick up more Predator semen this week. Todd purchased the 5 ml heifer semen also, more heifers to come. Success is so fun isn't it.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Check out some of Sky Shot Production work.

Skyler has done some edited work for some of the Industry leaders.
Werning Cattle , SD  http://www.werningcattle.com/
Cates Farms, IN  Check out their sale coming up March 7-8 at  http://www.maxanet.com/cgi-bin/mndetails.cgi?wendt96
Caldwell Show Cattle, IL Check out their sale coming up Feb 28-29
http://www.maxanet.com/cgi-bin/mndetails.cgi?willoughby15

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Holtkamp Cattle Co had a good day at Illinois Beef Expo in the Mainetainer heifers!

Congrats to Mackenzie Ewalt with her Champion Mainetainer at the Illinois Beef Expo. This heifers mother was purchased in our Rising Stars II sale. Great job by Zach Colbert and Dave Sutherly for selling this one.
The Res Maintainer was shown by Derrick Humphrey and was sold by Holtkamp and Minnaert.

Friday, February 24, 2012

All in the Big Mamma Family.

Immortal x Imprint Reserve Grand VCCP

Walks on Water  Grand California bred Steer Red Wave

Heat Seeker x Big Momma Champion Chi Calf Quest

Holtkamp Big Momma 23 is the mother to Immortal and WOW. Cow power is showing up on the Immortal daughters, I have gotten alot of reports that they are making good cows. Nice benefits.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Check out the Predator bulls selling at First Class Sale!

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Be sure to go and check out the Predator bull's raised by Reimann Ranches, SD selling in the First Class Sale March 12. This is a online event at http://www.steerbidder.com/ .
The 8 651 looks awesome http://youtu.be/quLFKFUqacM
r 37 amazing bone and leg hair  http://youtu.be/zGcQGO_EKig

Predator has great conception rate and results at Rodgers.

Hey Chad,
The conception rate on Predator was awesome. We have 34 Predator's on the ground with some more to come. He has done a great job of bring white forward on only the heads out of baldy cows. I like the hair and bone on our Angus cows he has produced. Can't wait to watch these grow and deffintly using Predator for 2012.
Thanks Kirk Rodgers

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Lights Out report on calving ease!

One of the first calves out of Lights Out 65 lbs! Out and up nursing fast.

Lights Out as a calf  PB Maine Wisdom x Ali/Cunia

Lights Out in pasture breeding heifers.
He is owned with Grandstaff Cattle and Romig Show Cattle

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Predator report from Wedig.


Hey Chad,
We just had a Predator Heifer out of that Who Da Man x Heatseeker/6651 that was the Champion AOB at the 2009 American Royal that you liked when you were up a few weeks ago. Calf looks great, up and sucking in 30 mins. Really excited to see how she develops with those great genetics behind her on both sides!
Thanks,
Justin Wedig



Thanks Justin, she is more impressive as a cow than a very impressive show heifer. Also be sure to watch this program Irish Whiskey and Heat Wave et's I think coming this spring out of this donor.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Another great Iowa Beef expo.




Just a few of our showmen at the Iowa Beef Expo. What an awesome event to go see and participate in.

Friday, February 17, 2012

The pig season is here.

Yesterday I was checking on a show steer on feed and TJ said I have to check out some of his cool pig prospects. Oh my was he right. These little pigs are "COOL" and be sure to check them out at http://www.moellershowpigs.com/ . Call TJ at 319.850.1227 .

New cow added with Donor potential.

We just added this 3/4 Simmental female that came out of the Jones Show Cattle Sale. Miss Alabama is out of Pressure Point. Be sure to watch this sappy girls progress.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Hard Whiskey full sib embryo's for sale!

What a great opportunity offered on the Holtkamp Cattle blog. 3 Hard Drive x Katie (IW) embryo's. These are full sibs to the very popular new sire Hard Whiskey. Katie also has a National Champion on her production resume. Call Jason Minnaert 309.489.6024 for this rare opportunity. 3 eggs for $5,000

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Awesome Predator selling at Ohio Beef expo!

Check out this Predator heifer selling at the Ohio Beef Expo. She is consigned by Wyatt Baker.

Judging contest at Iowa Beef Expo.

I had the opportunity and honor to serve as an official at the Iowa Beef Expo judging contest this past Sunday. This was a well ran event with 500 contestants. Nice job Jon and the students of Iowa State who put this very benificial event on.