Wednesday, August 31, 2011

BLIND SIDE - Progeny Photos

BLIND SIDE
Monopoly x Rapid Creeks Miss 208N (3/4 Maine)
Raised by Diamond G Cattle Co.
Owned with Goddard Cattle Co. and Kalvig Cattle Co.

Rapid Creeks Miss 208N
Mother of "BLIND SIDE"
*photo taken winter 2011 at 9 years of age

Blind Side x PB Maine steer
*Sells in the Goddard Cattle Co. Online sale on http://www.cwcattlesales.com/

Blind Side x About Time heifer
*Sells in the Goddard Cattle Co. Online sale on http://www.cwcattlesales.com/

Blind Side x Irish Whiskey steer
*Sells in the Goddard Cattle Co. Online sale on http://www.cwcattlesales.com/

Blind Side x Maine steer
*Sells in the Goddard Cattle Co. Online sale on http://www.cwcattlesales.com/

All progeny pictured are out of Blind Side's FIRST calf crop and these will be the FIRST ones available to the public via live auction! Contact Garrett Kalvig @ 319-504-9020 for more information or to arrange a time to view them. Videos are also posted on our blog or can be viewed beside each lot listed on http://www.cwcattlesales.com/ check them out!

From Austin Fisk



Here are some updated photos I took on my cell phone today of the Eye Candy heifer I raised that you sold to Doug Holliday.

Thanks DGCC Fans!!

We just broke 60,000 page views! Thanks for tuning in to see what we have going on. Watch for plenty of updates through this fall calf sale season!

From Chase Miller

We flushed the baldie 4800 Friction donor today to Master of Puppets like you recommended...we got 22 fertilized embryos!! Semen quality is obviously not a problem! If anyone is interested in purchasing some eggs we may sell a few contact me @ 403-807-1075 for more information.

From Garrett Kalvig

Message: Every Blindside calf born on the farm this year will get sold or is sold.
Our reply: I'd say he's working excellent!

Blind Side x Irish Cream steer




Selling Sept. 7th in the Goddard Cattle Company Online Sale contact Garrett Kalvig @ 319-504-9020 for more information.

Blind Side x About Time heifer




Seling Sept. 7th in the Goddard Cattle Company Online Sale contact Garrett Kalvig @ 319-504-9020 for more information.

Blind Side x PB Maine steer



Selling Sept. 7th in the Goddard Cattle Company Online Sale contact Garrett Kalvig @ 319-504-9020 for more information.

Blind Side x Maine steer



Selling Sept. 7th in the Goddard Cattle Company Online Sale contact Garrett Kalvig @ 319-504-9020 for more information.

Headed south...

I will be in Iowa starting Friday afternoon. If you are looking for a showsteer or show heifer for next year give me a call @ 780-288-3255 and I'll be more than happy to look after you. Also if you breed for fall borns contact me as I will be traveling through Oklahoma, Texas, Georgia and a few other states making farm visits and selling semen.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Mike Crisp vs. The 5/0

Don't speed in Iowa to get to the next location to look at calves this weekend...Mike learned the hard way!

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Blind Side x Hard Drive steer

Here is a cell phone photo of another Blind Side calf selling in the Goddard Cattle Co. private treaty bid off September 7th.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Tag 1684

Here is an updated photo of the tag 1684 Boardwalk heifer purchased by Trae Simmons of Oklahoma in our June pasture sale.

2011 Calf Crop

They are starting to hair up and mature now...they look good out here on grass!

Colorado State Fair

Photo I took of the live web feed of class 5 market steers. The Griffith family stood 4th in a very tough class, congrats to the Vickland family on also having some great cattle in class 5!

From Twitter

They've got em ready at Shatto Show Cattle. More fancy Eye Candy's than u can shake a stick at!

Good luck Griffith Family!

Updated photo taken this morning!

Deagle Cattle Co. - Consort AB

I had a chance to take a tour through the 500 calves at Deagle's today and they have a great set of cows and calves! Here is one of my favorite heifers that I saw today. If you are in the area give Rick a call at 403-575-5521 and arrange a visit.

Blind Side x About Time heifer

Blind Side x About Time heifer selling in the Goddard Cattle Co. fall sale on Sept. 7/11 on http://www.cwcattlesales.com/ watch for more pics and video of Blind Side sired calves!!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Colorado State Fair


Here are some cell phone photos of the Monopoly steer we sold the Griffith family that will be shown this weekend at the Colorado State Fair! Thanks to Dave Sutherly for helping us find him and also Aaron Drake of Ohio for raising him! Stay tuned for updates on how he does!

Master of Puppets: Updated Photo

This photo was taken early August while he was on grass with cows. After being at stud for 5 months he definitely held together and remained super sound! If you breed fall borns we have semen available now so contact any of the owners including myself at 780-288-3255 today!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Sponsorship Available Now!!

Contact anyone from Trausch Farms or myself at 780-288-3255 to become an added sponsor for this exciting show coming this January! To all the juniors out there...don't forget to check out both pasture sales held at Trausch Farms where you can purchase calves that are eligible to compete in this show!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Thanks RHD

We would like to thank everyone from Ranch House Designs that was involved in the new design of our blog! If you notice now all of our info is in tab format at the top so you can search all of our sires, donors, winners and semen sales pages. We will be making the transition from our website to the blog final this week and the blog will then become our website!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Eye Candy heifer

Need another reason to visit Shatto Show Cattle in Ohio? They will have 3 full sibs to this outstanding Eye Candy heifer as well as her natural calf by Breathe Easy for sale in September!! This is a DO NOT MISS set of show cattle watch for more updates!

Shatto Show Cattle - Ohio

If you are in Ohio in September or anytime for that matter stop by Shatto Show Cattle and view their sale cattle! This Eye Candy x Ali/Heatseeker bull sells in their fall sale September 12th. Contact Jason Shatto at 937-726-4819 for more information on his powerful set of calves!

Troubadour x Slow Burn heifer

Recent photo taken in August
Photo taken in June

Check out this fall born donor/show heifer prospect that is outcross to basically EVERY club calf bull on the market! She is for sale now so dont hesitate to inquire about her! Contact Brock Wallace of Waco Texas at 254-644-3426 for more information. Full interest for sale and retaining 2 future flushes.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

2011 Missouri State Fair

Congratulations to the Shikles family once again on their Reserve Champion Crossbred heifer in the FFA show at Missouri State Fair! Thanks again to Curtis Bowling for placing this heifer.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Congrats Shikles family!

Congratulations to Kent Shikles of Russellville Missouri on winning Reserve Champion Crossbred Heifer in the FFA show at the 2011 Missouri State Fair!! This was the tag 50 Carnac heifer we purchased out of Tracy Goretska's October sale last fall. Special thank-you to Curtis Bowling  of Missouri for placing this heifer and his continuous involvement with her all year long!! An updated photo will be coming soon, the above picture was taken last October as a calf in Tracy's sale.

Monopoly steer

Good luck to the Griffith family at the upcoming Colorado State Fair with this Monopoly steer purchased from us last fall!! Also a big thanks to Aaron Drake of Ohio for raising this steer and to Dave Sutherly also of Ohio for helping find him!

Recent Visitors

Thanks for checking us out!

Eye Candy


Saturday, August 13, 2011

Illinois State Fair

Congratulations to a good friend Ethan Hanold on Champion Simmental steer at the 2011 Illinois State Fair! This steer was sold by Guyer and sired by Carpe Diem. The photo of him posted was taken at the Missouri AGR earlier this year.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Hired Man x All About You



This is the Hired Man x All About You calf we left as a bull this year and he is definitely proving his potential as one! Watch for him this fall or call 780-288-3255 for more information. Pictured below is a maternal sib by Alias that was the 2010 Reserve Champion Maintiner Female at Canadian Western Agribition.

High Country Cattle Services



I was forwarded these photos of some excellent purebred Simmental cattle and I just had to get them on here! Contact Rob Young for more information at 780-514-0758 or to schedule a farm visit.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Grand Champion Steer 2011 Wisconsin State Fair


Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Reserve Champion Steer 2011 Wisconsin State Fair

Sired by Heatwave shown by the May family.

Grand Champion Steer 2011 Wisconsin State Fair

Sired by Eye Candy sold by Trausch shown by the Sullivan family!!

Wisconsin State Fair

Champion Crossbred steer sired by Eye Candy sold by Trausch Farms shown by the Sullivan family.

Wisconsin State Fair

Hired Man steer sold by Ryan Goehring shown by the Bayer family.

Wisconsin State Fair

Reserve Chi steer shown by the Crisp family sired by Unforgiven.

Wisconsin State Fair

Champion AOB steer sold by Ryan Goehring shown by the Lillisand family sired by a full sib to Master of Puppets.

Wisconsin State Fair

Reserve Maine steer shown by the Bayer family sired by a full sib to Master of Puppets.