Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Blast From The Past

This week's Blast From The Past features
one of the best steers I think I have ever seen.
Katie Manning of Granger, Iowa showed this steer sired by DeBull.  
He was Grand Champion Steer at the 1996 Iowa Beef Expo & Iowa State Fair.

Monopoly Money


Monopoly Money arriving at Mittag Show Cattle

Slick Sheared

Due to the high volume of hair retained by Monopoly Money,
he had to be slicked before being turned out to pasture.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Class Winner Day 2

Tyson Tucker's Monopoly heifer
was a class winning commercial heifer
 again in Atlantic (Day 2)

New Youtube Channel

Atlantic IA (Day 2)

Top 5 Market Animals................
Trihus (Market Heifer)
Henningsen (Xbred)
 Richardson (Chi)
 Wilson (Xbred)
 Henningsen (Market Heifer)

Atlantic IA (Day 2)

Top 5 Breeding Heifers..............
Shaw (Chi)
 Kelly (High Maine)
 Shaw (Commercial)
 Snedden (Commercial)
 Folk (Limousin)

Day 2 Judge

Judge: Shawn Varner

Atlantic IA (Day 2)

"No fit" show again today due to rain and mud

Saturday, May 28, 2011


Tucker's Big Catch

Paddy O Malley hfr

Paddy O Malley X Heatwave

Class Winner

Tyson Tucker's Monopoly heifer
was a class winner in the commercial division
 at Atlantic (day 1)

Atlantic IA (Day 1)

Market Animal Top 5..............
Henningsen (Xbred)
 Trihus (Market Heifer)
 Russell (Xbred)
 Richardson (Chi)
 Henningsen (Market Heifer)

Atlantic IA (Day 1)

Breeding Heifer Top 5..................
Sneeden (Commercial)
Kelly (High Maine)
 Richardson (Commercial)
Shaw (Chi)
 Steele (Angus)

Atlantic Day 1 judge

Judge: Noll Ernst

Weaver Products

Show Stopper carries the full line of Stierwalt products

Smart Comb

Sullivan's new Smart Comb is available

Atlantic IA

"No fit" show due to rain

Friday, May 27, 2011


We will have hats at the shows in Atlantic this weekend.
Talk to Craig or Tucker!!!

Only in Iowa

You know your a redneck when
 you drive a tractor to school! 

Showtimes ad

Our newest advertiser on our blog is
 Showtimes Magazine
 Thank you Brian, Laurie and Lisa!

Just click on the ad in the right hand margin
and it will take you directly to their website!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Show Results

Watch our blog
 for full show coverage of
 All of the Top 5 results and photos
 from Atlantic, Iowa this weekend.

Breaking Time!

Carson Rieck is starting to get calves broke
to lead for the Showman's Choice Labor Day Sale.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Ali 2 X Monopoly

Ali 2 X Monopoly
 raised by Jay Mittag.
The Monopoly dam was purchased
 in the 2009 Showmans Choice Labor Day Sale
 & bred by Mittag Show Cattle.
  This calf's dam was recently AIed to
 Bodacious for next year.

Buffalo Chicken

Wendys buffalo dipped sandwich. 
I have from a very good source that these are awesome!
 Thanks Tess!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Blast From The Past

This Week's Blast from the Past
 is from the 1973 Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Show.
The Champion Shorthorn Steer
 was exhibited by
14 year old Scott Hessman, Iowa.
The Reserve Grand Champion Steer
and Reserve Crossbred Steer
 was exhibited by Kay (Aegerter) Hartman, Nebraska.
968 head were shown


The following is written on the wall of our showbarn.................


Monopoly Money

Monopoly Money
 gets turned in with the
 Mittag Show Cattle cowherd
 next week!

Sunday, May 22, 2011


This one is way too good to keep hiden in the bushes,
 make sure you see him at our Labor Day Sale!

Friday, May 20, 2011

Graduation mints

Haley Stalcups graduation. CONGRATS HALEY!


Just had a Meyer Meyer X Who Made Who bull calf.
Gave him tag number 736... GET IT?

Thursday, May 19, 2011

As Seen On Wade Rodgers Blog

Smooth Improvements

Another Sponsor of the Mittag Show Cattle Blog is Smooth Improvements.
For more information on their products, click the ad.

Blog ads

We are adding ads to our blog,
 contact us if you are interested in being included!

Muir Embroidery & Sport Shop

Check out the ad for
 Muir Embroidery and Sport Shop
 on our blog. 
 Muir is the supplier of the Mittag Show Cattle hats!

Rieck and Lents "Q Dog"

"Q Dog" steer raised by Rieck and Lents Show Cattle, Creston, Iowa 

Rieck and Lents "Paddy O'Malley"

Paddy O'Mally heifer raised by Rieck and Lents Show Cattle, Creston, Iowa

Rieck and Lents "Carnac"

"Carnac" heifer raised by Rieck and Lents Show Cattle, Creston, Iowa

Rieck and Lents "Ego Trip"

"Ego Trip" steer raised by Rieck and Lents Show Cattle, Creston, Iowa

Rieck and Lents "My Turn"

"My Turn" Steer raised by Rieck and Lents Show Cattle, Creston, Iowa

Wednesday, May 18, 2011


The Miss America embryos by
Heatwave and Monopoly
arrived today from Trans Ova.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

2011 National Junior Shows

Angus: July 10 - 16 Harrisburg, PA
Charolais: June 26 - July 1 Kansas City, MO
Chianina: June 26 - July 1 Kansas City, MO
Hereford: July 9 - 16 Kansas City, MO
Limousin: July 9 - 15 Amarillo, TX
Maine-Anjou: June 26 - July 1 Kansas City, MO
Shorthorn: June 26 - July 2 Indianapolis, IN
Simmental: July 3 - 8 Sedalia, MO

Heatwave 5

This Showman's Choice Labor Day Sale prospect
is a Heatwave 5 X Who-Sunseeker
 raised by Mittag Show Cattle.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Blast From The Past

This week's "Blast From The Past"
is a many time champion steer shown by
 Ed Greiman, Garner, Iowa in 1984.
 An off-colored champion before off-colored was COOL!

Sunday, May 15, 2011

1st Annual Chili Bowl

Maine-Anjou, Chi, Charolais Jr. Nationals - June 29th
1st Annual Chili Cook Off - FIRST PRIZE WINS $1,000!!!!
Entry fee is $100 per entry before June first and $125 after June 1st.
Contact Laurie Reid (303)917-0827 or the National Maine-Anjou for more information
  Only rule is it must contain beef and for the judges benifit
every contestant must be willing to try their own chili. 
People of all ages are able to enter... doesnt matter if you are
youth, partent, spectator, or just along for the ride.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Tag 140

Tag 140 is a My Turn heifer,
 she is everything a market heifer should be!
 Raised by Mittag Show Cattle
and will sell on our Labor Day Sale.

Stierwalt Blog Feature Update

I know by the many comments, texts & emails
that many of you are as excited as I am
 to get the Stierwalt-Weaver blog posts started.
Kirk has had a very busy Spring fitting clinic schedule
and he sent me a text last night that he plans to get his
 Mittag Show Cattle Blog feature started this coming week.
Thanks for your Patience...It will be worth the wait!


Im heat detecting cows wearing my heavy winter
coat this morning. 42 degrees, drizzle & windy!

Friday, May 13, 2011

Good Job Tyson and TEAM POLY!!!!!!

Top Pic: Champion Commercial heifer and 3rd Overall at the Winterset Cattlemen's show last weekend (Sunday) Bottom Pic: Champion Commercial heifer and 3rd Overall at Indianola FFA show last weekend (Saturday).  Shown by Tyson Tucker, Creston, IA, raised by Mittag Show Cattle and sold as lot #20 at the Showman's Choice Labor Day sale. Poly is sired by Monopoly