Seedstock Plus Arkansas Bull Sale

March 3, 2018
Hope Livestock Market
Hope, Arkansas
Auctioneer: Lakin Oakley
Reported by John Burbank

Sale Averages
19        Angus Bulls                  $2,758
39        Balancer® Bulls            $3,198
13        Gelbvieh Bulls              $3,146
71        Overall Average            $3,071

The second annual Seedstock Plus Arkansas Bull Sale was held in conjunction with the Four State Classic Female Sale. The overall market all day had a softer undertone due to local conditions but the bull sale was solid. Bulls were developed at Rose Bud Feeders, LLC in Rose Bud, Arkansas, and are sold with most comprehensive data and customer service in the industry. All bulls thru the ring sold at a rapid pace to new and repeat customers in the five state areas of Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana.

Top selling bulls include:

Lot 244: GATS Gatson Full Power Doc 618D ET from Gatson Gelbvieh sold to first time customer Ellis Drager, Arkansas for $4,750. This homozygous black/homozygous 50 percent Balancer has exceptional phenotype and is top 2% WW and YW EPD.

Lot 257: SFGC Hawk 644D from Sanders Farm sold to long time repeat customer John Harris, Arkansas, for $4,500. This red, homozygous polled purebred 94 percent Gelbvieh posts a 14 CED EPD and is super deep bodied.