Alabama Angus Association Annual Banquet, Meeting and Spring Sale
April 14th and 15th, 2017
Highlights from the Banquet/Meeting
AAA members gathered for the Annual Banquet and Meeting on Friday, April 14th held at Stonebridge Farms in Cullman, AL. The group met for their annual meetings, award presentations and election of the 2017 Officers and Directors.
The guest speaker, Jim Yance, ADM Commercial Beef Specialist, sponsored the evening meal and gave a presentation on ADM's Animal Nutrition offering a wide range of products to aid in optimize performance, profitability and efficiency.
Melody Barton presented updates from the Women's Association,
Mr. Mahlon Richburg presented updates from the Junior Association,
and Randy Crowell presented a report from the Sales Committee.
Mark Sims, Regional Manager, presented updates from the American Angus Association.
A "Lifetime Achievement Award" was presented to
Randall Paramore, Paramore Angus
for his years serving members of the Junior Association.
Pictured seated from left are Philip Paramore, Ava Anne Sanders, and Randall Paramore, recipient. Standing from left are Tiffany Sanders, Russell Sanders, and George Richburg, past president of the Alabama Angus Association. Photo by Mark Sims, American Angus Association.
2015 President, George Richburg, Randy Crowell and John Harrell served as the committee members.
The 2017 Field Day information was announced by Mike McGuire.
Highlights from the Sale
In Fond Memory
$9,500 was raised in honor of Alabama Angus breeder, Tim West.
Alabama Angus Association President from 2016-2017.
Spring Sale Champions
Champion Cow/Calf Pair Lot 39-Highlander Blackcap 305 sired by SAV Bismarck 5682 with her heifer calf Highlander Blackcap 662 sired by Connealy In Focus 4925 consigned by Harrell-Lazenby Angus.
Reserve Champion Cow/Calf Pair Lot 97-D A Enchantress Barb 720 032 sired by 21AR Roundup 7005 with her bull calf sired by Plattemere Weigh Up consigned by Dyar Angus.
Champion Bred Heifer Lot 20-C R A Princess 5318 sired by Connealy Impression and bred to KCF Bennett Absolute consigned by Cedar Ridge Angus.
Reserve Champion Bred Heifer Lot 26-DL Lucky Lady 1501 sired by SAV Brilliance 8077 and bred to SAC Conversation consigned by Dyer Livestock.
Grand Champion Bull Lot 93-SC Twin Heart 401 sired by GAR Twinhearts 8418 consigned by Saddle Creek Farm.
Reserve Champion Bull Lot 96-SSS FA 452 sired by SAV Final Answer 0035 consigned by Triple S Cattle Company.
Thanks to the Sale Committee for your time in reviewing each consignment.
2017 Spring Sale Committee
Mike McGuire, Randy Crowell and George Richburg
Top on the Sale Block
Top Bred Cow
Lot 46 - Legacy Blackcap 1804 1010 consigned by Legacy Farms and purchased by Mike Whaley, Newbern.
Lot 61 - PCT MMc Rosie's Jauer 8227 consigned by Richburg Cattle LLC and purchased by W W Cattle Co., Section.
Lot 45 - C W L Ms Ruth 3015 consigned by Legacy Farms and purchased by Brackin Angus, Courtland.
Lot 32 - TF Rita 7506 12 consigned by Gallegly Farms and purchased by Terry Bentley, Cullman.
Top Fall Pair
Lot 18/18A - Deer Valley Rita 2686 with her heifer calf CRA Rita 6268 consigned by Capstone Cattle Company, purchased by B & C Angus Farms, Warrior and Vista Farms Cattle Co., Fayette.
Lot 64/64A - TT Miss Everelda Pride W350 with her heifer calf SRF Everelda Pride S632 consigned by Sandy Ridge Farm, purchased by Daniel Lowery, Anderson, and Vista Farms Cattle Co., Fayette.
Lot 37/37A - Highlander Blackcap 020 with her heifer calf Highlander Blackcap 660 consigned by Harrell-Lazenby Angus, purchased by Wilkes Genetics, Cullman, and Jody Cromwell, Aberdeen, MS.
Lot 24/24A - TT Miss BlackCap W364 with her heifer calf TT Miss BlackCap 364 147 324 consigned by Double T Farms, purchased by Bickett Genetics, Chickamauga, GA, and Troxtel Farms, Geraldine.
Lot 36/36A - AB Eriskay 342 with her heifer calf by Connealy Impression consigned by J.H. Graydon Farm, purchased by Cooley Angus Farm, Arab and Timberland Cattle, Vernon.
Lot 98/98A - DA Eden Erica 412 135 with her bull calf by Plattemere Weigh Up consigned by Dyar Angus Farm, purchased by Reid McGuire, Waverly and Highlander Ranch, Opelika.
Top Spring Pair
Lot 3/3A - AAF Princess 4027 with her heifer calf AAF Princess 6029 consigned by Adams Angus Farm and purchased by Cash Cattle Company LLC, Steele, AL.
Lot 48 - Wellington Rita 001 with her bull calf by S A V Final Answer consigned by Log Bar Angus, purchased by Barry Farms, Corinth, MS, and Pat Hurst, Lineville.
Top Bred Heifer
Lot 26 - DL Lucky Lady 1501 consigned by Dyer Livestock and purchased by John Evans Thrower, Arab.
Lot 29 - Belle 9225 of Emuckfaw consigned by Emuckfaw Creek Farm and purchased by Vista Farms Cattle Co., Fayette.
Top Open Heifers
Lot 58 - Plantation Pride Lady 1667 consigned by Plantation Farms and purchased by Macedon Farms, Decatur.
Lot 81 - Turner Miss Impression C47 consigned by Turner Farm and purchased by Jody Cromwell, Aberdeen.
Lot 86 - FAF Lass Up Man 0405 5040 consigned by Fuller Angus Farm and purchased by Harold Ray, Hanceville.
Lot 88 - HR Tex Demand C21 consigned by Harrell-Lazenby Angus and purchased by Tyler Martin, Auburn.
Thanks to the many buyers at the sale!