Friday, November 27, 2015

Sale day is here.

We're so excited that sale day is here. The barn is ready the cattle are fresh rinsed thanks to mother nature and they are ready. The heater is on and you sure don't want to miss Kim's goodies.  If there is anything you need from us to help don't hesitate to call us or any of the sale consultants. Safe travels!  

Thursday, November 19, 2015

New mature picture of AFFLICTION.

Irish Whiskey x Kelli ( who da man)
TH  & PHA FREE. $40/straw
If your looking to get a proven son out of the best cow in the business. Affliction is your bull.  Stacked with greatness on both sides of his pedigree. Proven he has sired countless heifer calves over $10,000 and a handful above $30,000. His interest is going really fast. Isn't this how a bull should be promoted on what he's doing not just a cute yearling photo. Affliction ran behind a group of 65 cows again this year.  He's the choice to make cows and show heifers. Order today 319.850.1563 

Monday, November 9, 2015

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Embryos are the big thing at Rising Stars.New opportunity only in this sale!

New this year you get your choice of the next sire to Olivia (mother to this steer). Or Olivia to Affliction, Afflictions heifers raised here and sold here averaged $14,850 this fall so far.

How about the opportunity to buy full sibs to Denali (Irish Whiskey x Lady Gaga).
Also you get a chance to choose her next sire and buy a package of 3 eggs. Made in January 2016.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Rising Stars a sample of what's coming.

Lot 18 Predator x Angus 
Bred to daddy's money
Stay tuned for more like her. This set is extra good. Make plans now for black Friday to be in West Point ,Iowa November 27th. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Rising Stars sale tags are here.

It's getting to be that time of year. The sale tags are here. The catalog is done. It should be online in a couple days. It hard to believe that sale number 9 is a month away. Make plans now to be in West Point, Iowa November 27th. 

Monday, October 12, 2015

Upcoming online sale.steers

I67 x Maine steer. He's nice.

Walks alone. Year of the red.

Online sale upcoming, heifers.

She sells Oct 20th on cw. 
Affliction don't miss her video

Yellow jacket x pb char

Unstoppable x Tavener donor Grizzly momma. (Grizzly x big momma)

Friday, October 2, 2015

Be sure to check in with us if your still looking for calves.

This is a walks alone x simmental and he's for sale today.
We have steers for sale starting at $2000. A really 
nice set of high quality heifers available also. Call me and see if we have what your looking for.
Chad 319.850.1563 

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Thank you.

A very heartfelt thank you to all the lookers ,bidders and buyers of the 2015 Run for the backdrop sale. Thanks again and stay tuned. Rising Stars will feature some great bred female options on black Friday.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Run for the Brackdrop sale day is here!

The rain is over from yesterday and today we're ready for the sale. Thanks to all the visitors and bidders up to day. Make sure to call with any questions and remember bids need to be in by 6pm cst.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Here's a early look at some sale calf videos.

Click here a go to Skyler's play list.
All the pictures on our for sale page are on this video playlist. holtkampcattle.comTomorrow they will be linked to the for sale page.
With a good problem, sale traffic has been so good it's been hard to picture and video them. We're  going to try to picture and video most of them but come and see them in person because  they all won't get done. There's some good buys waiting for you.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Monopoly x Irish Whiskey with the number 23 in his ear.

Tag 23 Monopoly x Irish whiskey
Gentle and a calf you'll never forget about showing years from now.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Another reason for Affliction, backed by cow power.

Kelli - who da man , mother of Affliction
Bridwell Just sold a half sister to Affliction for 90500.
Better get to ordering your Affliction semen. PHA Free Irish whiskey genetics. There's a reason why he's working. 

Here's a uniquely bred heifer in the sale.

Tag 11 Heat Wave x Big Momma full sib to Immortal and walks on water.
Immortal sired Indiana and Kentucky state fair champion steers.
Lots of cow power.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Fu Man Chu with the big upside.

Tag 20 Fu Man Chu.
He's worth the drive.

Hello Mr Steamroller.

Tag 28 Steamroller x Maya 
Gentle, sappy and ready to roll.

American Hustle heifer that's a head turner.

Tag 1 American Hustle x Trubadour.
She'll show but one like her you can buy just to make  her a donor cow.
Tag 1 dam Troubadour,  3rd calf 3rd one in our sale. Proven and productive.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Sale sheet and schedule.

Sale sheet 
We are planning on doing pictures and video's tomorrow and Thursday. Be sure to stay tuned and check out this offering we are proud of and excited to show you.

Champion female Southeast Iowa final drive.

One of my favorite times, Dan Denney getting ready to help Mikala "find the big bank department to help cash her big check".  If you get my references to semi pro your laughing.

Mikala and her heifer, thus run for the backdrop. 

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Run for the backdrop gates are open.

They are broke to tie and ready to look at. We will be doing videos and pictures next week when the heat breaks and plan on having them up next weekend. An exciting group in this lineup, a full brother to the res Ft Worth steer and the gold colored one is a maternal brother to the Iowa state fair champion commercial heifer.
We have more char composites.

Affliction is making his mark.

Be sure to checkout the videos on these two saucy good Affliction heifers selling on Minnaert show cattle.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Holtkamp Cattle welcomes Jayd Frazier as our new show barn manager.

We would like to announce Jayd Frazier as our new member to our cattle company . Jayd will be managing the show and sale cattle. Jayd is from the Kirksville, MO area. He was managing his family's club calf herd there. His past experiences will help all our current and future customers.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Champion Commercial heifer at the Iowa state fair.

Congratulations to Sara Sullivan on her Champion commercial heifer at the Iowa state fair. She was purchased in our Run for the backdrop sale last September. Thanks guys!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Success from embryo purchase.

Denali was purchased by Phil Halbach and Mitch Daake as an embryo in our annual online sale. These guys sold a part of him to Jason Minnaert this spring. Another example of what you can get right away with embryo purchases.
Our online sale is this Wednesday.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Mark your calendar for our annual April online embryo sale the 15th!

Bullet (Friction) 
Embryos by Made 2 Order and Monopoly 

Choo  Choo 
It's not a special  sale with out her. Embryos by Affliction 

Queen Eva 
Embryos by Irish Whiskey and Broker
April 15th on cwcattesales
Stay tuned for more info.