Saturday, May 31, 2014

New Sale Logo

I-80 Prospect

This I-80 steer will be a Showman's Choice standout
 and more than likely will be in our prospect show string at
 the Iowa State Fair.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Getting it Done In Style

Violet Lapke doing a great job
 with her Jesse James heifer
 from Mittag Show Cattle!
(Photo courtesy of Trausch Farms blog)

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Mittag Alias Donor

We have successfully flushed this great cow to Monopoly and
 are looking forward to ET babies in 2015.
We have bred her to Man Among Boys for her natural calf in 2015.
(Her 3 natural born calves are pictured below:)

Sired by Monopoly
High Selling Steer Showman's Choice Sale
Champion Prospect Steer Iowa State Fair
Class Winner Badger Kick Off Classic
2nd in Class National Western Stock Show
Champion Chi and 3rd Overall Green and Gold
Champion Chi and 3rd Overall Blackout Jackpot
Shown by Vickland Family

Sired by Monopoly
Champion Commercial Prospect Heifer
and 5th Overall Iowa State Fair
Sired by Ali
Champion Maintainer Prospect Heifer
Iowa State Fair
Shown by Oxley Family

Monday, May 26, 2014

Memorial Day

Remembering those who gave us our freedom and those who have touched our lives!

Sunday, May 25, 2014

BIM x Who Made Who

Believe In Me x Who Made Who steer prospect.....
 He will have a lot of friends at The Showman's Choice Sale!

Reserve Chi Heifer Atlantic

Res. Chi Heifer Atlantic
Shown by Violet Lapke
Raised and Sold by Mittag Show Cattle
Sired by Jesse James


Heatwave x Meyer ET
He will be a Showman's Choice standout!

Saturday, May 24, 2014


Congratulations to
Ben and JaLynne
on their wedding day!

Keeping Watch Over Baby

The Smokie I-80 heifer enjoying the day,
 but mom is keeping a close eye on her!
  I can't blame her, I could stare at this one all day long too.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Showman's Choice Heifer Standout

This I-80 x Monopoly Money heifer
 is sure to be a standout at The Showman's Choice Sale
 and the Mittag Show Cattle prospect show string.

(We think so much of this heifer that we bred her mom back to I-80 last night!)

Sunday, May 11, 2014

A.I. Season Begins!

Believe In Me x Who Made Who

Believe In Me x Who Made Who steer prospect
 with that unbelievable neck, style, bone and soundness!
Watch for him at The Showman's Choice Sale in September.

Another I-80 Prospect

I-80 x Dream On/Imprint granddaughter.
Cool brockle faced steer prospect for The Showman's Choice Sale.
We are loaded with real good I-80 calves!

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Arkansas State Spring Show

"Snookie's Pride"
Reserve Champion Sim Solution Heifer
 Arkansas Spring Show
 Reserve Champion Sim Solution Heifer
 Arkansas Simmental Field Day
(This now makes her a 16 time champ or Res Simm Solution Heifer)
 Shown by Kylee Sigmon
Raised by Mittag Show Cattle
Sold in the 2013 Showman's Choice Sale 
Placed by Jeremy Clark
American Pride x Mittag's Snookie

Champion Chi Heifer

Champion Chianina Heifer
 Indianola FFA Preview Show
 Shown by Violet Lapke
 Raised by Mittag Show Cattle
 Sired by Jesse James
 out of a Monopoly female purchased from Matt Lautner.
(This heifer was also Res. Supreme Prospect Heifer
 at the Iowa State Fair and sold in the 2013 Showman's Choice Sale))

Friday, May 2, 2014

Heatwave ET Prospect

Heatwave x Simm
Look for him at the Showman's Choice Sale in September.

(A full brother to this steer sold to Steve Bohnam
 in the 2012 Showman's Choice Sale)