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Bart's Place
Larry (Bart) Bartels
644 N 30th Rd - Syracuse, NE 68446
Otoe County
402-269-3185
bartsplace@windstream.net

Thirty-two years of AI breeding using only the top proven sires with emphasis on balanced EPDs and practical (real world) cattle. Registered Black Angus and Sim-An crossbreeds.

Boyer Limousin
Jay Boyer
15464 E State Hwy 8 - Liberty, NE 68381
Gage County
402-696-4410
402-239-7361
boyerlimi@hotmail.com

In seedstock production for 21 years and 35 years in Limousin breed. Many top AI sires including Lim-Flex bloodlines. One hundred seventy-five cow herd. Limousin, Black Angus, Lim-Flex, selling bulls, fall and spring yearlings. Females - brood cows and show heifers. Special semen sales. Youth scholarship program. Annual sale on second Sunday of March - selling bulls, females, semen.

C-C Ranch
Kenneth C. Cook
8935 Hwy 30 - Potter, NE 69156
Cheyenne County
308-254-2938
sidvet777@aol.com

Raising Simmental cross seedstock since 1972. Changing to Black or Red Angus Simmental composite. Traveler Infocus New Frontier Angus sires. SimAngus yearling bulls. Herd size is 50 to 70 head. Private treaty sales.

Dennis Echtenkamp
Dennis Echtenkamp
1811 W 49th St - Kearney, NE 68845
Buffalo County
308-627-7767
dennis@hmck.net

Angus and Sim-Angus bulls marketed through the Nebraska Bull Test sale and Powerline Genetics. Semen marketed through private treaty. Commercial heifers marketed private treaty.

Ficke Cattle Co.
Del Ficke
873 - 182nd Rd - Pleasant Dale, NE 68423
Seward County
402-795-6210
402-499-0329
df20910@windstream.net
www.fickecattle.com

Established in 1888 by H.F. Ficke. Our program consists of Red Angus, Angus Composite, and Aubrac genetics. Each fall bulls, heifers, and club calf prospects are offered by private treaty. Semen available year-round.

Forster Farms
Alan Forster
74096 Rd 434 - Smithfield, NE 68976
Gosper County
308-991-2208
alan_forster@hotmail.com

Simm-Angus and Purebred Simmental, Black and Red. Forty years of raising Simmental. All bulls first breeding season guaranteed. The 33rd annual production sale held the last Saturday in January. Selling yearling bulls, bred and open heifers.

Flying H Genetics
Dick Helms
42041 Drive 728 - Arapahoe, NE 68922
Furnas County
308-493-5411
308-962-6500
flyingh@atcjet.net
www.flyinghgenetics.com

Helms family has sold and serviced farmer and rancher bulls and females for over 60 years. Also offer semen and embryos nationally and internationally. Breeds include Black Angus, Red Angus, Gelbvieh and Balancers, Simmental, and Sim-Angus. Sales are held the first and third Saturdays in March and fourth Saturday in October. Selling approximately 400 bulls per year. Also sell private treaty bulls and females. Check out our web site for complete details.

Gonsior Simmentals
Scott Gonsior
26262 N Osage Rd - Fullerton, NE 68638
Nance County
308-536-9607
308-550-0739
sgonsior3@gmail.com

Producing Simmental cattle since 1986. Purebreed and percentage Simmental, Sim-Angus, Angus, and Red Angus breeding stock for sale at all times. Annual production sale held the second Saturday of March (March 10, 2012). Selling bulls, fancy heifers, bred cows, and pairs, as well as embryos and flushes. Private treaty sales year-round as well.

Graff Cattle
Chuck Graff
550 Fox Hill Rd - Ogallala, NE 69153
Keith County
308-284-2444
308-289-5841
www.graffcattle.com

Registered Black Angus and Angus x Gelbvieh composite bulls. Over 35 years of bull sales to commercial cattlemen. Nebraska born and raised in the sandhills backed by the top genetic bloodlines. Preformance, carcass, and DNA evaluated. Annual sale is the first Saturday in February (February 4, 2012).

Harmon Show Cattle
Larry Harmon
2920 Cnty Rd G - Tekamah, NE 68061
Burt County
402-533-3575
larryharmon47@yahoo.com

Twenty-five years in operation as Harmon Show Cattle. Twenty-five head cow herd. Angus, Chi cross, Maine-cross, Simmental-cross, Minature Herefords. Sell bulls, heifers and show steers. Have a pasture bid off sale every September.

Heritage Farms
Scott Herrick
1007 – 31st Rd - Franklin, NE 68939
Franklin County
308-425-6536
308-470-0765
svherrick@gtmc.net
www.bullsandbales.com

Heritage Farms is a growing family seedstock operation dedicated to the production of high quality seedstock for any operation. We also provide custom embryo transfer services. Heritage Farms herd consists of Angus, Simmental, SimAngus, and a small group of Shorthorns. We hold our annual production sale the first Saturday in March.

Mach Simmentals
Larry and Margaret Mach
2744 Cnty Rd N - Weston, NE 68070
Saunders County
402-663-4682
lmmach@nntc.net

Have been in operation since 1985. Raising Black, Red, SimAngus, Simmentals. Midwest Messenger Annual Production Sale. Selling bulls, heifers, bred cows, and percentage. Introducing Red Angus - Simmental cross. Purebred and percentage bulls and heifers, some Red Angus-Simmental cross. Selling embryos. Annual production sale with the Blue River Gang Simmentals. Thirteeth sale on the second Saturday of February (February 11, 2012). New day at Rising City, Nebraska, Ruth Simmental Farm.

Meyer Cattle Company
Lane Meyer
62764 - 727th Rd - Johnson, NE 68378
Johnson County
402-274-8287
meyercattlecompany@gmail.com
www.meyercattlecompany.net

Registered Angus herd consisting of mainly Ohle "OCC" genetics. Angus and SimAngus females, bulls, and embryos are for sale by private treaty anytime.

Paradise Ridge Tarentaise
Bill Ambrust
8606 N 216th St - Elkhorn, NE 68022
Douglas County
402-689-6352
paradiseridge@earthlink.net

Thirty years using Tarentaise and Black Angus cross breeding. Twenty-five years selling Tarentaise bulls and heifers. Packaging OPTI-mon (Angus x Tarentaise) heifers. Bulls in service from Idaho to Virginia. I breed cattle specifically to cross with British breeds to produce replacement heifers and cross F1 steers that feed. Twenty years of feeding my own calves and collecting data has guided my selection and breeding choices. My Tarentaise are nearly all polled, moderate frame, thick and ready for western pastures. Private treaty sales. Viewing bulls at the Elkhorn site. Viewing cows at Burwell. Semen available on four bulls. Ninety-five percent polled cattle. Calving ease bulls available. Moderate frame - correct - deep bodied.

Powles Ranch

Bryon Powles
64021 Powles Ln - Bingham, NE 69335
Sheridan County
308-588-6279
308-458-8113
bpowles@neb-sandhills.net

Fourth generation in ranching business, 101 years. Seven hundred fifty cow herd. Market calves in the fall. Black Angus, Black Gelbvieh, Composite, Balancer (Angus x Gelbvieh).

Schantz Shorthorns (Bellar Cattle Co)
Justin and Casey Bellar
902 Q Rd - Wisner, NE 68791
Cuming County
402-528-3578
402-380-1652
caseybellar@yahoo.com

Club calf and purebred Shorthorn, Chi, and Composite; 200 head. Private treaty sales in the fall and bred heifer sale in January. Shorthorn, Charolais, Chimaine, Composite. Mostly AI breeding.

Stewart Hereford Ranch

Jay Stewart
45717 - 875th Rd - Newport, NE 68759
Rock County
402-244-5457
402-760-0961
jkstewart@huntel.net

Fourth generation Hereford ranch that emphasizes maternal genetics but doesn't overlook production traits. Forty+ years of AI to only bulls with high EPD accuracies. Herd has been closed since the 70s with new genetics only coming from semen. We use Hereford, Red Angus, and Black Angus. One hundred twenty Hereford and F1 black white face bred heifers are sold each year. Yearling and two-year-old Hereford bulls are for sale at all times. All sales are private treaty.

SuLu Somre Ranch
Lou Ann Herstead
70956 Cnty Rd 31 - Minatare, NE 69356
Scotts Bluff County
308-783-2999
308-220-8060
lahgolf@yahoo.com

Eight years in operation. Breeding replacement heifers for the commercial beef producer. We use purebred Red Angus bulls bred to our registered Longhorn cows creating an economical heifer with longer life, more milk, and hybrid vigor to put that boost in your cow herd. Heifers have no horns and 99% of calves will be naturally polled. We have a few steer calves available every year. Unique 4-H project for kids who can't afford the full Angus calves but who want to show well.

TK Angus

Tim Marlatt
7070 - 130th Trl - Gordon, NE 69343
Sheridan County
308-282-1726
308-360-1601
tkangus@gpcom.net
www.tkangus.com

Thirty-nine years in production. Running 550 mature females and replacements. Cow herd descendants of five females that were Grand or Reserve Grand Champions at the Nebraska State Fair in the 1970s. Annual bull and female sale, last Friday in January. Offering long-aged fall bulls, and bred heifers. Offering registered Black Angus and half-blood Angus x Charolais cross that are black.

Timperley Cattle
Roger Timperley
528 Cnty Rd 34 - Tekamah, NE 68061
Burt County
402-374-1528
402-616-6736

We focus on quality not quantity. Fifty high-quality mother cows. Our herd was selected by TransOva for embryos for Inpo, Naisa, Samoya. Angus, LimFlex, Limousin bulls and select show heifers.

Triple Creek Ranches
Hi and Charlene Lambert
258 - 41-1/2 Rd - Riverton, NE 68972
Franklin County
402-746-2979
308-293-5444
laranch@upcom.net

Thirty-five years in operation. Bloodlines include: Piedmontese, Composite, Black and Red Stabilizer Composites, Angus. Herd size 900 cows. Marketing - bulls, bred heifers and open heifers. Also available, Myostatin Gene Beef under the label of Nebraska Ranch Brand Beef. All available directly from ranch. We are also a cooperator herd with Leachman Cattle of Colorado.

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Matt Spangler
C204 Animal Science - Lincoln, NE 68583
Lancaster Country
402-472-6489
mspangler2@unl.edu
www.animalscience.unl.edu

In 2012, we will have our 19th annual Bulls Worth Waiting for Sale. Our bull sale is conducted by students, as part of a unique class. Purebred Angus and both Black and Red Composites. Annual sale held the second Saturday in April at the Animal Science Building on UNL East Campus.

Wayne and Barb Ohlrichs

Wayne and Barb Ohlrichs
55943 Hwy 275 - Norfolk, NE 68701
Madison County
402-371-0695
402-649-5804
www.ohlrichs.com

We have exhibited the champion pen of Maintainer bulls at NWSS in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011. Annual bull sale held first Saturday in February. Annual heifer and club calf sale held third Saturday in October. Angus, Chis, Maines, and SimAngus. Visitors welcome anytime.