Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Thank You to Our 2013 Genex Semen Customers

A huge thank you to our customers listed below for purchasing Black Angus, Red Angus, Charolais, Club Calf, Gelbvieh, Hereford, Maine-Anjou, and Simmental semen.

Happy New Year!

Preston Acorn
Allen's Herefords, Leonard & Winston Allen
Bannockburn Valley Farm, the Dixon Family
Bentville Farm, Bob Best & Family
Castle Creek Livestock, Bree Curry
Cornerstone Charolais, Ricky & Nancy Milton and Family
Coveacres Simmentals, Jamie MacPhee
Crane Cattle Company, the Crane Family
Dusty Breeze Farm, the Booth Family
Earlybird Farm, Gordie & Allyson Raymond & Family
Freylawny Farm, Don Godfrey & Family
Jay Hiltz
Ferme LXL, Louis & Benoite Leblanc
MacKinnon Homestead Farm
Miltonvale Angus, Myron & Colby MacQuarrie
Brent, Paula, Brady & Jake Matheson
Jeff & Nena Matheson & Family
Andrew Meekins
Mid-Way Farm, Andy Carter
Darren Moffitt & Son
Mutch Farms, Stephen &  Jennie Mutch
O’Faelan Farms, the Whalen Family
Pride of the Isle Farm, Glenn Campbell
Ross Creek Simmentals, Trevor, & Paula Hiltz & Family
Top of the Hill Farm, the Siddall Family
Wheatley River Farm, Glen & Ronnie Ford
Whiskey River Stock Farm, the Loane Family
Worth-a-Bit Angus, Eric & Tim Dixon

If I have missed anyone on this list, please let me know.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Semen Order This Week

I'll be submitting a semen order at the end of this week to Genex.  If you would like to get in on this shipment, please let me know.

There will be more orders in January and February.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Genex Canada Fall Special Ends December 31st

Don't forget about the Genex Canada Fall Special on a big list of bulls listed below.  Visit the Genex web site to check out the details on all of these bulls by clicking here.


Red Angus
Mission Statement now $25, regular $35.
Redemption now $30, regular $35.

Hereford
Victor 719T now $30, regular $35.
Redemption now $30, regular $35.

Simmental
Tombstone now $30, regular $35.
High Roller now $25, regular $30.

Charolais
All State now $35, regular $40.

Black Angus
Uproar now $25, regular $30.
Significant now $50, regular $60.
Net Worth now $30, regular $40.
Net Worth GenChoice 90 female now $30, regular $50.
Net Worth GenChoice 90 male now $30, regular $45.
Thunder now $25, regular $30.
Thunder GenChoice 90 female now $25, regular $40.
Bismarck now $30, regular $35.
Bismarck GenChoice 90 female now $35, regular $45.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Calving Stats

Here is an update to our current calving stats by sire.

Boardwalk, 1 bull.

Eye Candy, 7 bulls, 1 heifer.

Monopoly, 1 bull, 1 heifer.

Ohio Senator, 1 heifer.

Walks Alone, 1 bull , 2 heifers.

New Simmental Sires at Genex


Sunday, November 24, 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Calving Stats

Our calving is well underway and so far we have 10 bulls and 1 heifer from 10 cows.  First 11 calves are sired by Boardwalk, Eye Candy, Monopoly, Unstoppable, and Walks Alone.  Birthweights have been a bit higher than last year and gestations have been both short and long.

Calving will slow down over the next couple of weeks with no due dates until November 27th.  Between then and the end of December, calves will arrive sired by Connealy Right Answer 746, Eye Candy, Gigolo Joe, Mercedes Benz, Ohio Senator, Unstoppable, and Walks Alone.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Boardwalk Bull Calf, 1 Week Old

Boardwalk X Duncan's 43M Bull Calf, 1 week old.  Kinley has named him Frank.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Genex Canada Fall Specials

Full list and prices at the bottom.


Red Angus
Mission Statement now $25, regular $35.
Redemption now $30, regular $35.

Hereford
Victor 719T now $30, regular $35.
Redemption now $30, regular $35.

Simmental
Tombstone now $30, regular $35.
High Roller now $25, regular $30.

Charolais
All State now $35, regular $40.

Black Angus
Uproar now $25, regular $30.
Significant now $50, regular $60.
Net Worth now $30, regular $40.
Net Worth GenChoice 90 female now $30, regular $50.
Net Worth GenChoice 90 male now $30, regular $45.
Thunder now $25, regular $30.
Thunder GenChoice 90 female now $25, regular $40.
Bismarck now $30, regular $35.
Bismarck GenChoice 90 female now $35, regular $45.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Thank You to Our Sale Crew

On behalf of everyone at Duncan Livestock we want to send out a big thanks to our sale crew for your help today and leading up to the sale.

Thanks to Blair Campbell, Jennie Mutch, and Stephen Mutch for working on the cattle.

Thanks to Grant, Karrie, Caleb, and Liam Boswall for helping with the set up and tear down.

Thanks to Dixie Vickerson for helping with the meal.

We are looking forward to our 6th annual sale in September, 2014.  Calving begins in mid October with calves to come by Boardwalk, Eye Candy, Mercedes Benz, Monopoly, Ohio Senator, Thriller, Unstoppable, and Walks Alone.

We also have Boardwalk and Eye Candy sired females that were bred with sexed male semen from Connealy Right Answer 746 semen.

5 purebred Angus females were also bred with sexed female semen by Connealy Right Answer 746 and S A V Bismarck 5682.


Sale Results


Cow Calf IDSireSexDate of BirthSold toSelling Price
Rose75MonopolyFemale10/28/2012Randy Sanderson1200
32L42MonopolyMale10/30/2012Ian & Austin Drake1400
Princess76HighlinerMale11/4/2012Sterling Jay1400
2R43HighlinerFemale11/4/2012Ian & Austin Drake1250
100K77Eye CandyMale11/8/2012Randy Sanderson1700
25T44Eye CandyMale11/12/2012Randy Sanderson1700
81S45Walks AloneMale11/18/2012Irwin Jay2100
11T79Eye CandyMale11/21/2012Randy Sanderson2200
176N80Walks AloneMale11/23/2012Ronnie Ford1450
2T82Mercedes BenzFemale12/2/2012Wade Loane1100
77S83HighlinerMale12/12/2012Nicole Booth1500
46M46Eye CandyMale12/25/2012Glenn Jay1800

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Sale Schedule.

Lunch is served at 1:00 pm on Saturday.

First steer sells at 2:00 pm.  All steers sell first, followed by the heifers.

Sale Sires, Weights, and Birthdates

Cow Calf IDTag ColourSireSexDate of BirthSeptember 1 WeightStarting Price
Rose75YellowMonopolyFemale10/28/20127441200
32L42GreenMonopolyMale10/30/20128501000
Princess76YellowHighlinerMale11/4/20128031000
2R43GreenHighlinerFemale11/4/20128001200
100K77YellowEye CandyMale11/8/20127541000
25T44GreenEye CandyMale11/12/20127561000
81S45GreenWalks AloneMale11/18/20127721000
11T79YellowEye CandyMale11/21/20128021000
176N80YellowWalks AloneMale11/23/20127271000
2T82YellowMercedes BenzFemale12/2/20126731100
77S83YellowHighlinerMale12/12/20127751000
46M46GreenEye CandyMale12/25/20126501000
19P47GreenMonopolyFemale1/1/20136741100
6R48GreenMonopolyFemale1/10/20136681100
1T85YellowMercedes BenzMale1/11/20136271000
83X51GreenEye CandyFemale1/28/20136201100
76S55GreenMonopolyFemale2/8/20136041100

Sires Represented at Saturday's Sale

Eye Candy: 4 steers and 1 heifer.

Highliner: 2 steers and 1 heifer.

Mercedes Benz: 1 steer and 1 heifer, both out of All About You cows.

Monopoly: 1 steer and 4 heifers.

Walks Alone: 2 steers.

Click here to see last year's sale results.

Click here to see how calves have done that we have sold.

Saturday's Sale Day Forecast

Bring your chair and enjoy the sun!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Sale Day Phone Numbers

If you need to contact anyone at the sale for bidding or further information on Saturday here is the contact information.  First steer sells at 2:00 pm local time.

Kurt Duncan 902-393-3032  Irene Duncan 902-393-1410  Jenn Duncan 902-393-0760
Blair Campbell 902-393-6337  Jennie Mutch 902-388-1613  Stephen Mutch 902-626-8524

Monday, September 2, 2013

Monpoly Heifer Sells on Septmber 7th-Tag 48

Tag # 48 (green)                                               
Heifer                   
Date of Birth: January 10/13
Sire:       Monopoly
Dam:     Heatherlea Maggie 6R (Purebred Angus, S A F Connection X Heatherlea Maggie 14N)
September 1/13 weight: 668 lbs                                                                
Starting Price:    $1100
We have 2 maternal sisters out of 6R that we have retained.   A maternal brother by S A V Net Worth 4200 was sold to Meadow Brook Farm in Nova Scotia as a breeding bull.  6R is bred to Walks Alone for a December calf.

Mercedes Benz Heifer Sells on September 7th-Tag 82

Tag # 82 (yellow)                                             
Heifer                   
Date of Birth:  December 2/12
Sire:       Mercedes Benz
Dam:     Duncan’s 2T (All About You X Limousin/Angus)
September 1/13 weight: 673 lbs                                                                
Starting Price:    $1100
Full brother was purchased by Jeffery & Nena Matheson in 2012.  He placed 3rd in the 4H Any Other Breed class for Jory Donovan.  2T is bred back to Mercedes Benz for a December calf.

Monopoly Steer Sells on September 7th-Tag 42

Tag # 42 (green)                                               
Steer                     
Date of Birth: October 30/12
Sire:       Monopoly
Dam:     JEM Miss Lark 32L (Purebred Angus, TC Stockman 365 X JEM Giant Lady 19G)
September 1/13 weight: 850 lbs                                                                
Starting Price:    $1000
This is 32L’s first club calf sired steer calf. We have retained her Eye Candy heifer calf from last year for breeding.  32L is the grand dam of green tags 43 & 55.  32L is bred back to Monopoly for a November calf.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Walks Alone Steer Sells on September 7th-Tag 45

Tag # 45 (green)                                               
Steer                    
Date of Birth: November 18/12
Sire:       Walks Alone
Dam:     KJDF Snowstorm 81S (Purebred Angus, R F Rainmaker 7C58 X Harprey Allegra 30H)
September 1/13 weight: 772 lbs                                                                
Starting Price:    $1000
81S produced the 1st place 4H Angus steer in 2011 for Dylan Sanderson, the steer was purchased in 2010 by the Sanderson family.  81S is a full sister to the dam of the 2012 Grand Champion of the PEI Easter Beef Show.  81S is bred back to Walks Alone for an October calf.

Walks Alone Steer Sells on September 7th-Tag 80

Tag # 80 (yellow)                                             
Steer                     
Date of Birth: November 23/12
Sire:       Walks Alone
Dam:     Duncan’s 176N (Angus-cross)
September/13 weight: 727 lbs                                                   
Starting Price:    $1000
The only red steer in the sale and this is 176’s first sale calf.  176N is bred to Ohio Senator for a December calf.