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Thursday Feb 13th Valley Auction sold 274 head of livestock, Cody Baird from Armstrong Black Angus x 593lb heifers 162.50. Walter Brown from Armstrong 560lb black white face steer sold 191.00. Ivan Card from Armstrong 793lb steers brought 148.50. Douglas Lake Cattle Co. 41 head of 6721lb char cross steers sold 176.00, Douglas Lakes 24 head of 560lb char cross steers sold for 197.00, Douglas Lakes 48 head of Char cross heifers weighing 6119lbs sold for 174.25, Douglas Lakes 19 head of 564lb char cross heifers sold for 176.50. Gerry Deleurme from Kelowna 784lb Holstein steer brought 93.00. Jeff Germaine from Enderby 404lb black Heifer Calf brought 155.00, Jeff’s 540lb Black Bull Calf brought 171.00. David Harding from Enderby 684lb Red Steer Calves sold for 156.00, David’s red 443lb Heifer Calves brought 145.50. Brent Hummel from Grand forks 788lb Black Steer brought 146.00. Terry Johnson from Armstrong 800lb Black Bulls sold for 123.50. David and Sheila Knowles from Salmon Arm 662lb Black White Face Steers sold for 168.00, The Knowles 726lb Black White Face Heifer Calf brought 144.00. John Koersen from Armstrong red 2334lb bull traded for 87.50. Lauder Ranch from Quilchena 1258lb Red White Face Cows sold for 75.50. Reynolds Mazu Jr. from Cherryville 1400lb Red Cow sold for 79.00. Randy & Wendy Prebushewski from Cherryville 1415lb Cows sold for 79.25, Randy and Wendy’s 1896lb Black Bull sold for 84.75. Keith &Penny Prigmore from Celista 1634lb Black White Face Cow sold for 79.00. Pan Prairie Farms 1560lb Black Cow sold for 79.50, Pan Prairie 1558lb Cow brought 81.00, Pan Prairie’s 2376lb Black Angus Bull sold for 93.75. Stewart Ringdal from Armstrong 1544ld Holstein Cow sold for 83.00, Stewart’s 1312 Holstein cow brought 77.00. John Andersen 1216lb Black Angus Bull sold for 88.50. Ted Steiger from Salmon Arm 2 Black White Face Cows weighing 1056lbs sold for 68.00, Jack Steiger from Salmon Arm 1392lb Black Cow sold for 86.00, Jack’s 764lb red White Face Heifer brought 112.00. Spa Alpine Farms from Salmon Arm 582lb Heifer sold for 160.00. Terry Wasylyszyn 564lb Black Steer Calf brought 165.00, Terry’s 530lb Black Heifer Calf sold for 165.00.
Valley Auction & the Raffan family greatly appreciate our consignors and buyers for their continued support of the Auction method of marketing you’re livestock.
Thursday, February 13 2013 - See the full market report here
Anchor D Ranch Simmentals Sale
Anchor D Ranch Simmentals of Rimbey Alberta hosted their annual genetic edge Bull sale on February 7/2014. The temperature outside was a cool -28 but the sale had a warm atmosphere inside. The Sheels family hosted a gourmet steak dinner catered by Bob Ronnie of Panoka. The sale barn was filled to capacity with a very enthusiastic crowd of buyers. Lot number 28 was the first bull on offer he was Anchor D Moloka ‘1 25Z a son of Barbossa 707X and Anchor D Sarah 25X 1400lbs and a 38 scrotal and sold for $11,000.00. Lot number 29 was second in, he was Anchor D Tortuga 60Z also a son of Barbossa 707x and out of Anchor D Jennifer 60X, he weighed 1430lbs and had a scrotal of 35.5 and sold for $18,000.00 both bulls were polled full fleckrich. Lot number 1 was Anchor D Admiral 111Z a razzmatazz son and out of Anchor D Saphire 111S he was a February 25/2012 bull weighing 1895lbs and measured 43.5 scrotal, this particular bull was of exceptional confirmation full of red meat he sold for a very reasonable price of $7,100.00. Lot number 75 was the lead off bull in the Purebred section ad he was Anchor D Sonic 139A a red son of wolfman 395X and out of Anchor D Shiraz 139S he weighed 1365lbs measured 38.5 and sold for $15,000.00. In total 84 bulls walked through the ring and were displayed on VJVAuction.com video. An average of $5,096.00.
A big Thank you to all buyers and bidders at the sale.
D J Raffan
Rotary Dream Auction 2013
A high point of Vernon's social calendar, the 29th annual Kalamalka Rotary Dream Auction was a resounding success.
The gala event at the Best Western Vernon Lodge raised a whopping $180,000 for charitable organizations Saturday.
"Our expectations were greatly exceeded. I can't believe the support," said Taylor Dedora, event chairperson.
More than 450 people attended the event, which included dinner and the auction.
Keeping the bids moving were Don and Peter Raffan, of Valley Auction.
"I can't thank the Raffans enough," said Jerry Tellier, Kalamalka Rotary Club president.
"They're here for us every year. They know the crowd and they do an extraordinary job of maximizing the bidding."
The highest ticket item this year was the fishing and golf trip to Campbell River with private airfare provided by the Kal Tire Jet. It sold for $10,500. Dozens of other items also sold above their retail value.
"I'd like to thank all of the sponsors of our auction and of course all of the people who attended the auction and opened their pocketbooks for charity," said Dedora.
"Our community is second to none in generosity and support and our club could not be more proud to be a part of it."
The club's donations committee will meet during the next 60 days to review funding applications received from charitable groups.
"Raising this amount of money will allow the club to financially assist dozens of worthy projects," said Dedora.
Groups interested in receiving financial assistance should visit kalrotary.org to determine if they qualify and how to complete the online funding application.
Lazy S Ranch Sale
The Lazy S 2014 bull sale was held on Jan 25th with a + 10 degree temperature and sunny skies. The Ainsworth family presented 204 Lazy S bred bulls with proven performance working genetics. The lead off bull has lot # 1 Lazy S black Superior 207A and sold for 7500.00, the second bull in the ring was lot # 3 GTA black Superior 231A and he sold for 6750.00. With the momentum building lot #5 GTA black 203A sold for 7800.00.The first pen of Lazy S Red Simmental Bulls. Bulls started off very strong with lot #71 Destiny 981A selling for 12000.00. The second bull in the ring was lot #87 destiny 39A and he traded for 9300.00, Lot #88 followed he was Hustler 374Aand sold for 9000.00. The high selling bull of the entire sale was lot # 84 Red destiny 598A and he sold for 15,000.00.
2 bulls tied for high selling black beefmaker bulls. Lot # 120 ¾ simm ¼ Angus sold for 7400.00 and lot # 125 7/8 simm 1/8 Angus sold for 7400.00. Lot # 167 a red beefmaker bull ¾ simm and ¼ Angus sold for 7000.00. 2 black Angus bulls shared the high selling spot for their breed and they were lot #’s 189 GTA black biz 702A a S A V Bismark 5682 son out of a tiger daughter and lot #190 GTA black up 82A a sitz upward 307R son and out of black NLDS 330W a Belvin phenom 79’04 daughter both bulls sold for 7200.00 a piece. The high selling red Angus bull was red NLDA Lazy S 715A a red red- rock unique 38x by a red NLDA 733W cow he sold for 6400.00.
The sale was very strong and a large enthusiastic crowd was in attendance. The DLMS crew with Mark Shologan were in attendance with 33 bulls selling via video. The overall average was $4732.00
Donald J. Raffan Auctioneer