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Strong prices at 74th Newell Ram Show & Sale


News Staff - October 4, 2019

NEWELL, SD - The 74th offering of rams and ewes sold at the Newell Ram Show & Sale brought some stout prices and keen interest from producers who came from six states to bid on the progressive genetics the event is known to bring to the show and sale ring.  

BREED                HEAD SOLD          TOTAL SALE/BREED         AVG/HEAD

Targhee Rams            32                          $ 31,025.00              $ 969.53
Targhee Ewes              1                                  800.00                 800.00
Rambouillet Rams      61                             41,550.00                  681.15
Rambouillet Ewes       22                               8,650.00                 393.18
Columbia Rams          54                                  700.00                 940.00
Columbia Ewes           1                                  600.00                  600.00
Corriedales Rams        1                                  400.00                  400.00
Corriedale Ewes          2                                  750.00                  375.00
Suffolk Rams             29                             17,850.00                  615.52
Suffolk Ewes             11                               3,925.00                  356.82
Hampshire Rams       11                               7,300.00                  663.64
Hampshire Ewes         7                                2,850.00                 407.14
Dorset Rams              0
Dorset Ewes               1                                   375.00                 375.00
Texel Rams                0
              
Total:                   184                            $ 120,775.00              $ 656.39

High Selling Ewe-Kopren Targhee Bison SD with his Yearling Ewe bought by Caleb McGregor of Newell SD for $800.00

High Selling Ram- Kopren Targhee Bison SD with their Targhee Yearling Stud Ram bought by Aiden Fouchy & Hughes Newford Co., John & Betty Sampsel for $3500.00.
High Selling Pen Of Range Rams- Lisa Surber of Newell SD with her pen of 2 Yearling Targhee Range Rams bought by Mark Hollenbeck Edgemont SD for $2300.00.
High Volume Buyers (in order)- Boller/Mills Ranch Gillette WY, Jack Orwick Newell SD, Little Ranch Co Leitner WY

2019 Newell Ram Show and Sale Summary
Supreme Champion Ewe- Amundson Suffolk’s of Larimore ND with his Ewe Lamb bought by Lance Kopren Prairie City SD for $500
Reserve Champion Ewe- Steinmetz Columbia’s of Hot Springs SD with their Ewe Lamb, not sold
Supreme Champion Ram – Chapman Rambouillet of Bison SD with their Yearling Stud Ram bought by  Fishhook Ranch Prairie City SD for $1000
Reserve Champion Ram- Jon Beastrom of Pierre SD bought by Chip Dye of Alzada MT for $2100
Supreme Champion Pair of Ewes- Burton Anderson of Highmore SD, not sold
Reserve Champion Pair of Ewes- Braasch Land & Livestock of Brookings SD by Lance Kopren of Prairie City SD for $600
Premier Pen of Range Rams- Rufus and Patty DeZeeuw Suffolk Lamb Range Rams bought by Little Ranch Co Leitner WY for $2025

Youth Purchase Credit Program
Each year the Newell Ram Sale selects two youth to award a $500 purchase credit to, to be used at the Newell Ram Sale. This year’s recipients are Jetta Hulm of Glad Valley and Caleb McGregor of Newell.

Jetta is 11 and the daughter of Jason and Megan Hulm. They raise cattle and sheep which Jetta shows at the county fair. She also helps with the shearing, docking and feeding of the lambs.

Caleb is the 15 year old son of Shane and Jessica McGregor. He first got his start in the sheep industry at a Catch-a-Sheep contest in 2015 where he won a ewe. Since then he has tried to learn as much as he can about the sheep industry and continues to show sheep at the county fair.

Wool Show results
Supreme Fleece, Champion Targhee Fleece – Lisa Surber of Newell SD, winnings $316
Reserve Supreme Fleece, Junior Fleece, Honorable Mention  – Lance Rabel of Buffalo WY, winnings $324
The Gary Babb Memorial Hand spinning – Cheryl Gehrig of Lavina MT, winnings $83
Champion Corriedale Fleece-Jake Phillippi of Douglas WY, winnings $16

Breed Champions
Targhee Breed Champion Ewe- Kopren Targhee Bison SD with his Yearling Ewe bought by Caleb McGregor of Newell SD for $800.00
Targhee Breed Champion Ram- Jon Beastrom of Pierre SD bought by Chip Dye of Alzada MT for $2100
Targhee Reserve Breed Champion Ram- Kopren Targhee Bison SD with their Targhee Yearling Stud Ram bought by Aiden Fouchy & Hughes Newford Co., John & Betty Sampsel for $3500.00.

Rambouillet Breed Champion Ewe- Chapman Rambouillet of Bison SD with their Yearling Ewe bought by Schalesky Livestock of Faith SD for $500
Rambouillet Reserve Breed Champion Ewe- Crawford Rambouillet of Pipestone MN with their Fall Ewe bought by Connie Moore of Chadron NE for $450
Rambouillet Breed Champion Ram- Chapman Rambouillet of Bison SD with their Yearling Stud Ram bought by  Fishhook Ranch Prairie City SD for $1000
Rambouillet Reserve Breed Champion Ram- Anderson Family Ranch of Highmore SD with their Yearling Stud Ram bought by Luke Steinmetz Hot Springs SD for $2100

Corriedale Breed Champion Ewe- Phillippi Corriedales (Renetta Phillippi) of Hammond MT with her Ewe Lamb bought by Robert Arndt Arvada WY for $450
Corriedale Reserve Breed Champion Ewe- Cheryl Gehrig of Lavina MT with her Ewe Lamb bought by  Robert Arndt Arvada WY for $300
Corriedale Breed Champion Ram
Phillippi Corriedales (Renetta Phillippi) of Hammond MT with her Yearling Stud Ram bought by Roger Clark Minerva OH  for $400
Corriedale Reserve Breed Champion Ram- Cheryl Gehrig of Lavina MT with her Stud Lamb, not sold

Columbia Breed Champion Ewe- Steinmetz Columbia’s of Hot Springs SD with their Ewe Lamb, not sold
Columbia Breed Champion Ram- Steinmetz Columbia’s of Hot Springs SD with their Yearling Stud Ram bought by Isenberger Livestock Gillette WY for $1000
Columbia Reserve Breed Champion Ram- - NDSU HREC of Hettinger ND with their yearling Stud Ram bought by Isenberger Livestock Gillette WY for $1100

Suffolk Breed Champion Ewe- Amundson Suffolk’s of Larimore ND with his Ewe Lamb bought by Lane Kopren Prairie City SD for $500
Suffolk Reserve Breed Champion Ewe-Dave Pearson of Hettinger ND with his Fall Ewe bought by Cousins Suffolk’s of Lemmon SD  for $400
Suffolk Breed Champion Ram- Staci Zehnder of Freeman MN  with her Yearling Stud Ram bought by Lane Kopren Prairie City SD for $1300
Suffolk Reserve Breed Champion Ram- Randy Dombek Family of Ivanhoe MN with their Yearling Stud Ram bought by Bridle Bit Ranch Gillette WY for $400

Hampshire Breed Champion Ewe- Rufus & Patty DeZeeuw of Brookings with their Ewe Lamb bought by Collyn Higgins Hammond MT for $500
Hampshire Reserve Breed Champion Ewe- James Valley Stock Farm with their Ewe Lamb bought by Marissa Pittman Belle Fourche SD  for $400
Hampshire Breed Champion Ram- Chapman Hampshire with their Stud Lamb bought by Steve Clements Philip SD for $800
Hampshire Reserve Breed Champion Ram-Travis Bell with his Stud
Lamb bought by Marissa Pittman Belle Fourche SD for $1250

Dorset Breed Champion Ewe -Promise Kept Farms Tim & Kathy Coss of Cannon Falls MN with their Ewe Lamb bought by  Robert Arndt Arvada                                  WY for $375

Texel Breed Champion Ram - Tristin Lind Lind Lambs of Pine Bluffs  WY  with their Stud Lamb, not sold
Texel Reserve Breed Champion Ram- Tristin Lind Lind Lambs of Pine Bluffs WY with their Yearling Stud, not sold



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