Saturday, April 30, 2011

April Alias Heifer

This young Alias heifer is proof that all the
"GREAT ONES" aren't born in February and March!
Raised by Mittag Show Cattle

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Coming Shows

Indianola FFA Extrvaganza
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Warren County Fairgrounds, Indianola Iowa
Show Time: Noon
Contact: Brandon Reynolds 515-314-8662

Madison County Cattlemens Junior Cattle Show
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Madison County Fairgrounds, Winterset, Iowa
Show Time: 10:30 am
Contact: Jim Ed Beach 515-306-2332

Heat Wave X Meyer

Heat Wave x Miss America (Meyer 734 x Hairietta).
Raised by Clint Barnes (OH) This calf will be selling this fall at Dave Sutherlys sale.

We want to thank Clint Barnes for allowing us the opportunity to partner with
him on embryos by Heat Wave and Monopoly out of Miss America for next year.

Labor Day Sale

LABOR DAY-SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
That is the date of our 10th Annual Showman's Choice Labor Day Sale.
Mittag, Rieck and Lents will again offer an outstanding set of
prospect steers and heifers sired by the top A.I. bulls.
ALL CALVES ARE WEANED AND BROKE TO LEAD!!!  
The sale will again be held at Mittag Show Cattle, Prescott, Iowa.  
 
We will be posting pictures of sale calves on the blog
throughout the spring and summer.  
Calves will be available for viewing after the Iowa State Fair.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Facebook

2011 Showman's Choice Facebook Event
RSVP Today!!!

From Jay Mittag

Ali 2 x Monopoly bull calf
Raised by Jay Mittag (Iowa)

Monday, April 25, 2011

Blast From The Past!

This week's Blast From The Past is another Denver Champion.
The 1990 Grand Champion Steer was shown by David Bradford (Iowa),
the steer was sired by the popular Hilbert bull "Stilts".  

If you have a past champion that you would like us to share,
text a photo and information to Craig at 641-344-5800 or Tucker at 641-344-6858. 
You can also email to cmittag@netins.net

Simm X Angus cow



This beautiful Simmental X Angus cow is the dam of this years top Sun Seeker steer.
She is a never miss cow and has one of the top calves in our Labor Day Sale every year.

Simmental Cow


This super stout Simmental cow was purchased at the North Central
Simmental Sale and is the dam of the exciting Hooks Shear Force heifer.

Meyer 734 Granddaughter



This Meyer 734 Granddaughter is the dam of the Strictly Business heifer
we will be showing as a feeder calf this summer and selling on our Labor Day Sale.

Maximus cow



We have ran several pictures of the outstanding tag 76 Monopoly steer
we have this spring that will be a feature on our Labor Day
Sale and in our summer feeder calf showstring.
This is his Maximus X Angus mother purchased from Golightly.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Breathe Easy heifer

Breathe Easy X Who Made Who Heifer
Raised by Matt Downing (IA). 
She is just a week old.

From Jared Gillespie

One and Only
Raised by Richard Rupp and Jared Gillespie

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Mark Your Calendar!!!!

LABOR DAY-SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
That is the date of our 10th Annual Showman's Choice Labor Day Sale.  Mittag, Rieck and Lents will again offer an outstanding set of
prospect steers and heifers sired by the top A.I. bulls.
ALL CALVES ARE WEANED AND BROKE TO LEAD!!!  
The sale will again be held at Mittag Show Cattle, Prescott, Iowa.  
See You there!!

We will be posting pictures of sale calves on the blog
throughout the spring and summer.  
Calves will be available for viewing after the Iowa State Fair.

Blog Post Comment

Love the blog! Great idea to add Kirk, can't wait to hear what he has to say.
Matthew Schroeder Radcliffe, Iowa

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Our Blog

We understand there are ALOT of blogs out there!!!
And Yes, we don't own any bulls or travel the country looking for calves.
Yet Mittag Show Cattle is one bringing you one of the most viewed blogs with:
Show Results and Champions
2011 Calf Prospects Pictures
"Blasts From The Past"
And our Newest Feature:
Fitting Tip/Product of the Week from
Kirk Stierwalt and Weaver Livestock

If you have any show results or outstanding prospects sired by ANY BULL,
please submit your pictures today!

Semen

Thanks Josh for delivering semen this morning!

New Blog Ad

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

From Glen Toews

Reserve Breeding Heifer 3 Times 
Sired by Milkman
Raised by Jason Jensen
Shown by Taylor Goering

As Seen On www.cattle.com

Congratulations to http://www.cattle.com/ for their new record
of most blog posts in a month and a BIG Thank You to them
for directing a large sum of viewers to our blog with their popular roll!

Spring?

Northern Iowa.....Snow, Sleet, Thunder!!! Oh Boy!

Monday, April 18, 2011

This Week's Blast From The Past!

This Week's Blast From The Past is Patti (Fuller) Breniman.
She exhibited the Res. Champion Steer at The
National Western Stock Show in Denver, 1957!


May Monopoly Ad

We only have 2 Monopoly steers and they both made Matt's May Monopoly Ad.

Kirk Stierwalt joins our blog!

We are Excited to announce a New weekly feature to our Blog.
Kirk Stierwalt will be featuring a Product of the Week and giving a grooming tip.
This feature will be starting soon. Hope you all enjoy!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Monopoly X Ali

Monopoly X Ali steer, raised by Mittag Show Cattle. This one will be a member of our summer feeder calf showstring and a feature of our Labor Day Sale!

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

News From The Road: Future Designer in Training

As seen on News From The Road:


Matt, I was testing out a new graphic design program I got to create ads and logos for
us (Mittag Show Cattle) and I made a demo ad for your new bull Choppin' Wood.
I thought it turned out pretty good.
-Tucker Mittag-

Just Born!

Just Minutes Old.
Ali 2 x Heat Wave
Dam was a popular Champion Chi Heifer shown by us in 2010

New Ad for Blog

Monday, April 11, 2011

Blast From The Past

This week's Blast From the Past is Jerry Frasher's Iowa Beef Expo Grand Champion Steer from 1986.

Monopoly steer

Another Monopoly steer raised by Mittag Show Cattle

Strictly Business

Strictly Business X Simmi/Angus heifer
Raised by Mittag Show Cattle out of a cow purchased from Skarda.
Thanks Ron for selling that one!

My Turn bull calf

My Turn bull calf
Raised by Matt Downing

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Nevada, IA

-TOP 5 MARKET ANIMALS-
Champion: Snedden (Market Heifer)
Reserve: Miller (Charolais)
3rd: Hansen (Simmental)
4th: England: (Chi)
5th: Wick (Market Heifer)

Nevada, IA

Champion Simmi - Grinnell
Reserve Simmi - Nevada
Shown by: Jared Gillespie
Sired by: In Dew Time

Nevada, IA

-TOP 5 HEIFERS-
Champion: Core (Commercial)
Reserve: Jass (Foundation Simmi)
3rd: Crall (Foundation Simmi)
4th: Webster (Commercial)
5th: Shaw (Chi)

Sun Seeker heifer

Sun Seeker heifer out of the Money Time (foundation Simmental) cow purchased from Stream Cattle Co. This heifer is super attractive and hairy as a yak! 
Bred by Mittag Show Cattle.

Saturday, April 9, 2011