Thursday, November 24, 2016

Sale ready

A special thanks to First Defense for sponsoring Rising Stars 10. Sale goers can get a Holtkamp Cattle hat and a few other goodies.

Excited again to be serving Wilson Bros famous BBQ brisket and Kim's sweets. 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Rising Stars X sale order.

Sale Order
1             15           51
14           16           21
12           17           23
29            18          24
30            19          Embryos
6               26           2
3               40           61
5               43           56
44              9            57A
42              8            57B
41              7             59
22              4             58
11              31           60
20              32        
49              27           notes
50              28             3 bred to HIA
45              36             43 bred to Gunsmoke
46               37            out lot 13 and 39
47               38
33               48
34                52
35                53
25                54
10                55

Monday, November 21, 2016

Full Sib embryos to this Steer and more.

M20 steer that is a full sib to lot 56 embryos.
 Only the best opportunities await you at Rising Stars 10th edition.
Lot 1 Friction donor bred to M20 (full sib in blood to steer above) buy her Friday or buy eggs from the new owner this spring. 

Sale week is here, Videos schedule.

The videos will be posted tomorrow , Tuesday November 22. The sale order will be posted Wednesday morning here on the blog. Very excited for this week! Really proud to bring you this group of cattle.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Backdrop pic of the PB Broker from Louisville.

Selling full sib embryos to this very popular Broker heifer that sold in our pasture sale. She won her division at Louisville for Olivia Caldwell

Your source to get Affliction bred heifers!

Offering  a great set of Affliction daughters. Just a week away on black Friday. Here at the ranch a live auction.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Catalog is online!

Click above and view catalog, sign up for a catalog. Great opportunities in our 10th sale. 
Call we can't wait to discuss this offering. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

What a way to start off Rising Stars 10. Lot 1

Lot 1 Right out of the Donor pen.
Bullet (Friction x Heat Seeker/734)  Bred to M20.
The 10th sale has to offer you the best opportunities.
Make plans to be here Black Friday Nov 25th.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Affliction genetics to highlight the Rising Stars sale!

Supreme heifer Kansas state fair open show
Affliction raised here

Res National champion Chi heifer
Affliction raised here
A great set of Affliction bred heifers will sell on November 25th in the 10th Rising Stars sale at West Point Iowa.
The first Affliction daughters had 3 champion cow/calf pairs this summer. They are awesome cows.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Holtkamp Cattle sires have a great day at the Kansas state fair.

Affliction does it again! Congrats to the Nikkel crew!

Champion Maine Anjou heifer Kansas state fair sired by Predator! 

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Market heifer / Donor deluxe!

Here you go for all you people that don't trust pictures! This one is freakier in her video than her picture.
M2O x BB our friction donor who's a full sib to Bullet.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 30

Tag 30 Smiling Bob x Predator

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 26

Tag 26 Here I Am x pb Char

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 25

Tag 25 Walks Alone x 6X

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 23

Tag 23 Monopoly x Irish Whiskey/Star

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 22

Tag 22 Here I AM x SOS

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 21

Tag 21 Heat Wave x Big Momma (an/Full Throttle)

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 20

Tag 20 Heat Wave x Choo Choo (Imprint)
Sib to several Champs

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 19

Tag 19 Made 2 Order x Friction/Heat Seeker
Market heifer deluxe.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Run for the Backdrop Tag 15

Tag 15 Affliction x SM/Chi

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 12

Tag 12 Broker x Predator
Foundation Simmental and Mainetainer

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 10

Tag 10 Broker x Dr Who/Choo
Foundation Simmental

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 9

Tag 9 Affliction x Angus

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 8

Tag 8 Monti Montana (Rick Frye) x Polled Value
PB Charolais

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 7

Tag 7 Daddy's Money x Wisdom/Pred
High Maine 3/4

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 6

Tag 6 Broker x Jakes Proud Jazz
Foundation Simmental

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 5

Tag 5 Style x Ali/Jewel(Predators dam)
Mainetainer 3/8

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 4

Tag 4 Daddy's Money x Affliction.

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 3

Tag 3 Style x Full Flush  Chi

Run for the Backdrop. Tag 2

Tag 2 Monopoly x Irish Whiskey/Pred

Run for the backdrop heifers. Tag 1 PB Simmental.

Tag 1 Broker x Wild Fires Dream (Dream On)x Goldmine
Selling half Interest with the option to double.

Friday, September 2, 2016

When Broker hits he hits big!

Tag 1 PB Simmental 
Broker x wild fires dream  (Dream on)
She's special. Her video will be posted soon.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Cell pic of broker heifer with a pedigree of history.

Broker ( pic taken at sunset)
She sells September 17th. 

Several time champion - full sister

Maternal brother.
Proven and predictable 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Afflictions make cows!!

With a handful of Affliction show heifers sold in his first year it was very exciting that 3 of them actually went back to the fair as cow / calf pairs. Now the best part, all 3 were named champions!! Isn't that what your looking for in a maternal sire? Champions as a show heifer and champions as a cow. A top end of Affliction bred heifers sell November 25th at Holtkamp Cattle. And also the best Affliction show heifer we raised to date sells in a few weeks in our September 17th sale. Come check her out.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Holtkamp Cattle fall sale September 17th.

Pb Simmental sired by Broker

If your looking for either a steer or a heifer ,this is the best set we have ever offered.  Just come look if your seriously looking for a game changer. 

Monday, August 22, 2016

Affliction daughters excel in showring

Champion Maintainer 3rd overall Iowa State fair FFA Show.  Raised by us
Shown by Ben Weis 
Sold by Willie Weis and Austin Perry 

Reserve champion national jr Chi show.
Raised by us, shown by Jessica Harsh 
Sold by Paulson, Campbell, Brock.
Both sired by Affliction 

Monday, April 11, 2016

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Annual April online embryo and semen sale.

Be sure to mark your calendars for April 12th.
Our annual embryo sale on CW cattle sales.
Selling full sibs to this Broker heifer.

Selling full sibs to this winner! 
More details to come.