February 11, 2023
Bradley 3 Ranch celebrated there 65th year of being in the registered cattle business, with beautiful weather, and visiting with many repeat customers. Friday afternoon we hosted an outstanding educational presentation by Dr. Clay Burson, Nutritionist for Purina Mills and a well respected livestock judge, gave a presentation on market expectations and how to care for young bulls to get maximum longevity from those young sires.
Saturday was a beautiful day as bidders from 16 states registered for the sale. When the final gavel fell, 162 Angus bulls sold for average of $5497. Top selling bull was Lot 12 that sold to a long time Texas buyer for $17,000. Second high selling lot was Lot 1 went to a Texas buyer for $12000. Lot 19 went to a Texas buyer for $11000 and Lots 9 and 32 went to Texas and New Mexico buyers respectively for $10000.
The Charolais offering had 95 bulls that averaged $5895. Top selling Lot was lot 167 that went to Texas buyer for $12,500. Second high selling lots 168 and 211 that sold to Texas and Oklahoma buyers respectively for $12000. Third high selling lot went to an Alabama buyer for $11500 and lot 207 went to a Texas buyer for $10000.
30 Bred Angus females sold to a repeat Kansas buyer and two Texas buyers for Average of $3038, and 48 open Angus heifers sold to central Texas for average of $1069. Save the Date for our annual Wide Body Sale February 10, 2024