Saturday, August 30, 2014

Showman's Choice Sale

Opening Weekend at The Showman's Choice Sale.
Thanks to the overwhelming number of visitors
 to view the sale cattle today.
 Stop by anytime to see the calves.

Preview of Rieck and Lents Calves

Tag #10
Two Tone X Who Made Who

Tag #4
Believe In Me X Simm/Ang
Tag #14
Walks Alone X Ali
Tag #24
Believe In Me X Simm/Ang

Friday, August 29, 2014

Showman's Choice Sale Lsting

Showman's Choice Sale listing


Sneak Peak of Jorgensen Show Cattle!!


Stop by Jorgensen Show Cattle this weekend
on you travels through Iowa
to preview the calves selling Sept.16 on

 Conveniently located right off I-80 at Exit 75,
 ONLY half hour North Of Mittag Show Cattle.


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Showman's Choice Viewing

Viewing of The Showman's Choice Sale calves 
begins Friday evening!

 Check out this set of calves
 find out what the talk is all about!


Saturday, August 23, 2014

The Showman's Choice Sale

Again this year, our sale will be online with
 however, we will begin taking bids starting Labor Day Weekend at Mittag Show Cattle. 
 Those bids will automatically be transferred to the online sale
 starting a few days prior to Sept 14. 
 If you prefer us to contact you by telephone
 for the bidding on Sept 14 rather than you bidding online,
we are happy to do so.
  Again those bids will be directly added to the online sale process. 
 If you have any questions about the sale process
 or viewing of the calves, feel free to call any time.
Craig Mittag  641-344-5800
Tucker Mittag  641-344-6858


Friday, August 22, 2014

Good Calves Come From Good Cows

Maximus X Angus Mother of the Tag 9 Heifer
(Pictured below) 
that sells in the Showman's Choice Sale


Alias X Simm Mother of the Tag 1 Steer
(Pictured below)
that sells in the Showman's Choice Sale


Monopoly X Alias Mother of The Tag 11 Steer
(Pictured below)
that sells in the Showman's Choice Sale


Oak Dale Duke X Maine Mother of the Tag 3 Heifer
(pictured below)
that sells in The Showman's Choice Sale

Monday, August 18, 2014

Showman's Choice Sale Calves -- Updated 9/1

Tag #1
Monopoly X Alias
Tag #3
I-80 X Oakdale Duke/Maine
(Champion Heifer, Afton, IA Open Show)

Tag #5
I-80 X Monopoly Money
(4th Overall Prospect Heifer at the Iowa State Fair)

Tag #7
I-80 X Dream On/Imprint
(Reserve Champion Steer, Afton Open Show)

Tag #9
I-80 X Maximus
(Maternal sib to many champion steers)

Tag #11
I-80 X Monopoly/Alias
 (Mother is a full sister to Vickland Steer)

Tag #13
I-80 X Monopoly

Tag #15
Monopoly X Ms. Snookie (Center Of Attention)
(Maternal sister to the 16 time champion heifer sold in last year's sale)

Tag #17
Believe In Me X Who Made Who

Tag # 19
Alpha Male X Sun Seeker

Tag #21
I Da Man X Monopoly

Tag #23
I-80 x Monopoly Money/Strictly Business

Tag #25
Miami X Heat Wave/WMW
(Mother was a Many time Champion)

Tag #27
Heat Wave x Hara's Miss America (Meyer 734 x Hairietta)

Tag #29
I-80 x Paddy Wagon/Who x Meyer



Watch our blog for sale photos
 of the calves in this year's
 Showman's Choice Sale.

Friday, August 15, 2014

From Erica Gabel | Iowa

Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer
2014 Wyoming State Fair
Shown by Paige Miller of Torrington, WY
Congrats to the Miller Family!
Raised/Sold by LR Cattle, Colorado
Sired by Monopoly 2
"Like" LR Cattle on Facebook for latest information about our upcoming online sales
Sales hosted by Caldwell-Willoughby October 7th and November 6th

Linde's Livestock Photography
The Official Photographer of
the 2014 Iowa State Fair
Contact Linde's Livestock Photography for
High Quality Backdrop and Candid photos
from the 2014 Iowa State Fair.
Click picture to Order!

Southern Iowa Sales

Thursday, August 14, 2014

I-80 Heifer

Don't miss this outstanding I-80 x Monopoly Money heifer!!!
She sells as Tag #5 Sept 14th in The Showman's Choice Sale
4th Overall Prospect Heifer, Iowa State Fair
Bred by Mittag Show Cattle
Her mother is a materal sister to the mother of last year's High Selling steer
purchased by the Vickland Family!
This heifer will compete at any level!

From Tyler Long | Iowa

One Eyed Jack heifer calf
Come check her and other One Eyed Jack calves out
at Long's Simmental's string at the Iowa State Fair!

Showman's Choice Sale

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Iowa State Fair | Top 5 Steers

Grand Champion Steer
Champion Charolais
Shown By Fouch Family
Raised By Spencer Schrader
Sold By Tracy Goretska
Sired By Monopoly 2
Reserve Champion Steer
Champion Division 1 Crossbred
Shown By Macey Goretska
Raised by Craig Sebolt
Sired By Monopoly
3rd Overall Steer
Champion Division 2 Crossbred
Shown by McKlain Jorgensen
Raised By Loren Tejkl
Sold by Bonham
Sired by Monopoly 
 4th Overall Steer
Champion Division 3 Crossbred
Shown by Kennedy Core
Raised by Dunk
Sold by Scott Campbell
 Sired by Heat Wave
5th Overall Steer
Reserve Division 3 Crossbred
Shown by Mollie McCulloh
Sold by Paulsen
Sired by Monopoly