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Powerline History

JD Anderson - Powerline History

JD Anderson - Powerline History

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1984- JD Anderson hosts

1st Black Power Bull Sale

featuring crossbred bulls

with superior heterosis

1997 - High Seller in the Black Power Bull Sale, "Fear This" brings $18,500

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2006 - V4 Land & Cattle began hosting an annual bull sale for the company in Logan, NM

September 2018 - PLG Multipliers begin participating in Total Herd Enrollment through the American Simmental Association to generate EPDs on the bulls in the program. Those values are then Genomically Enhanced through DNA collected at bull processing time.


1994 - JD Sold the Champion Prospect Heifer at the NWSS "She's Nice" for $10,000


1998 - JD and Jason Anderson merge Black Power Bulls with Power Genetics for the sale of bulls and purchase of feeder cattle

2008 - ABS Global purchases the bull marketing business from the Andersons and renames it Powerline Genetics

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2000 - Power Genetics sells 2000 bulls.


July 2018 - JD and Jeff Stagemeyer purchase Powerline Genetics

2015 - PLG makes the transition to video auctions for the Nebraska sales

2000 - Power Genetics began PAP testing bulls to sell in the Western and Mountain regions.

2016 - After the completion of the Innovation Center at Anderson Livestock, it becomes the sale site for the Nebraska sales.

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