The top-selling open heifer was Fischer Lakme 323, Lot 23B, a Jan. 18, 2013, daughter of Brylor WRAZ Makn Waves 39X, consigned by Fischer Red Angus of Harlowtown, Mont. She sold for $9,000 to DF Mann Red Angus of Bozeman, Mont.
GMRA Mesa Maid 329, Lot 22, a Jan. 10, 2013, daughter of GMRA Trilogy 0226, consigned by Green Mountain Red Angus of Three Forks, Mont., sold for $6,500 to Trevor & Cassie Smieja of Belgrade, Mont. During the NILE show, she was the January Calf Class Winner and Futurity Reserve Champion.
DKK Auburn 328, Lot 30, a Jan. 31, 2013, daughter of C-T Grand Statement 1025, consigned by Klompien Red Angus of Manhattan, Mont., sold for $5,500 to Flying W Red Angus of Cooperstown, N.D. She placed second in her class to Lot 22.
The top-selling bred heifer was RCRA Strawberry 17Z, Lot 45, a March 13, 2012, daughter of Haycow Cutting Edge 055, consigned by Rock Creek Red Angus of Joliet, Mont. She sold for $9,000 to Flying W Red Angus of Cooperstown, N.D., and was the 2013 NILE Grand Champion Female. DKK Ramblin Ruby 205, Lot 31, a Jan. 21, 2012, daughter of VGW Vision 009, con signed by Klompien Red Angus of Manhattan, Mont., sold to Jacobson Red Angus of Hitterdal, Minn., for $5,250. She was the 2013 Futurity Grand Champion.
Laubach Juana 2064, Lot 37B, a Feb. 16, 2012, daughter of 3C Cherokee Squall 04W, consigned by Laubach Red Angus of Big Timber, Mont., sold for $4,500 to VF Red Angus of Junction City, Ore.
MLK CRK Lakota 220, Lot 2, a Feb. 18, 2012, daughter of MLK CRK Knight 7153, consigned by Milk Creek Reds of Plevna, Mont., sold for $4,500 to Laubach Red Angus, Big Timber, Mont.
The top-selling embryo package, Lot 32B, was sired by FCC Rambo 502 out of DKK Auburn P35, and was consigned by Klompien Red Angus of Manhattan, Mont. Heart River Ranch of Belfield, N.D., purchased the package for $1,800.
Lot 12, an embryo package sired by Brown JYJ Redemption Y1334 and out of C-T Miss Pan 0760, consigned by C-T Red Angus of Manhattan, Mont., sold for $1,500 to Lee Ranches of Hansen, Idaho.
The top-selling bull, HSCC Hitman 5Z, Lot 25, a March 11, 2012, son of HSCC Red Fox 905W, consigned by High Summit Cattle Co. of John Day, Ore., sold for $2,500 to Lazy J Bar Ranch of Mina, S.D. He was the 2013 NILE Reserve Champion Spring Yearling Bull.
The top-selling pregnant recip was Lot 53. She is carrying a calf sired by Beckton New Era Y194 out of BUF Crk Pinata U076, consigned by TJS Red Angus of Lodge Grass, Mont. Lazy J Bar Ranch of Mina, S.D., purchased her for $3,300.
High-volume buyers were Bowles J5 Red Angus of Chinook, Mont., with five lots and, with three lots each, were Flying W Red Angus of Cooperstown, N.D., Strawberry Ridge Reds of Livingston, Mont., and Bullis Creek Ranch of Wood Lake, Neb.