Active market and quality cattle offering combined for successful San Antonio All Breeds Bull and Commercial Female Sale

Jim Banner, Southern Livestock Standard

February 29, 2024

The 33rd Annual San Antonio All Breed Bull and Commercial Female Sale hosted another large crowd thatwitnessed a very active market as producers began to build back their herds with a quality offering of cattle. This year’s event was held on February 13th & 14th in conjunction with the San Antonio

Livestock Show and Rodeo and sold 54 bulls and 493 females to gross $1,870,250 and average $3,419.

The 54 bulls, representing 10 breeds, brought a gross of $327,000 for an average of $6,056, while 493 femalessold for a total of $1,543,250 for an average of $3,130. Of the females, 229 open heifers sold for an average of $2,634; 75 bred heifers sold for an average of $3,040; and 189 pairs sold for an average of $3,768.

In the annual bull sale, two Angus bulls brought an average of $4,375; two Beefmaster bulls $2,750; seven Brahman bulls $3,857; 15 Brangus bulls $7,667; four Charolais bulls $7,500; 19 Hereford bulls $6,382; one LimFlex $4,000; two Red Angus $3,125 and two Red Brangus $4,625. Topping the 54 head of bulls was a Hereford consigned by B&C Cattle Co. of Miami, Texas that sold to Roger Hill, San Antonio, Texas, for $15,500. Second high selling bulls were Brangus, consigned by Pinnacle Cattle Co. of Giddings, Texas, that sold to Mark Morris from Normanna, Texasand the other to Mike Burke from Waynesboro, Georgia for $12,000 each.

Other high selling bulls by breed: Angus consigned by Savage Angus, Seminole, Texas, sold to Jack Woodford ofCrockett, Texas for $6,000; Beefmaster consigned by Flying Diamond Ranch, Bulverde, Texas, sold to Dan Kinsel from Cotulla, Texas for $2,500; Brahman consigned by Flying Diamond Ranch sold to W D Cattle Co., Floresville,Texas, for $6,000; two Charolais consigned by Sturgess Double S Cattle, LaRue, Texas, sold to Yturria Ranch,Brownsville, Texas for $8,000 each; Charolais consigned by Patrick Farms of Bishop, Texas sold to Yturria Ranch for $8,000; LimFlex consigned by Wilder Family Limousin of Snook, Texas, sold to Russell Richter of San Antonio, Texasfor $4,000; Red Angus consigned by Trademark Genetics of Hempstead, Texas, sold to Jack Woodford, Crockett,Texas for $2,250; Red Brangus consigned by Cox Excalibur Red Brangus, Katy, Texas, sold to Bruce Buffaloe ofVictoria, Texas for $6,250.

High selling females by categories:

Certified Brahman X Hereford: Five pair from W D Cattle Co., Floresville, Texas sold to Jeff & Lisa Pollok, Poth,Texas for $5,200. Five bred heifers from La Vista Ranch, Gatesville, Texas sold to Neches River Ranch, Jacksonville,Texas for $3,100. Five open heifers from Bludau Ranch, Hallettsville, Texas sold to Kenny Mingers, Cameron, Texas for $5,100.

Beefmasters: Five pair from Rancho Dos Vidas, Ltd., Moore, Texas sold to John Ely, Salisaw, Oklahoma for $4,500.Five open heifers from Big Drop Ranch, Hondo, Texas sold to 2J Donnel Livestock, San Antonio, Texas for $2,000.

Brangus: Five pairs from Jasik Hay Farms, Pleasanton, Texas sold to Albert Saenz, Pleasanton, Texas for $5,100.Five bred heifers from Verstuyft Farms, Von Ormy, Texas sold to Albert Saenz for $3,900. Five open heifers fromJackson Family Brangus, Waco, Texas sold to Clarence Kahlig, San Antonio, Texas for $5,000.

Brahman: Five pair from Donnell Ranch, Fowlerton, Texas sold to J+, Huntsville, Texas for $4,500. Five bred heifersfrom Golden Meadows Ranch, Cotulla, Texas sold to Ryan Mills, Gonzales, Texas for $2,400. Five open heifers fromJohn Malazzo Farms, Caldwell, Texas sold to Novosad & Sons, Caldwell, Texas for $3,400.

Non-Certified Brahman X Hereford: Five pair from Bell Cattle Co., Gainesville, Texas sold to Mike G. Rutherford,Houston, Texas for $4,900. Five open heifers from Richardson Ranch, San Angelo, Texas sold to Kyle Kingsman, San Angelo, Texas for $3,500.

Certified Brahman X Angus: Five open heifers consigned by Lynn Melton Ranches, Grand Saline, Texas sold to Joey Sliva, Bay City, Texas for $2,800.

Other Brahman Crosses: Five pair from TDCJ Ranch, Huntsville, Texas sold to Mike Bolten, Sealy, Texas for$4,750. Five bred heifers from MK Ranch, Era, Texas sold to Alvin P. Grahmann, Hallettsville, Texas for $3,000. Fiveopen heifers from E.G. Land & Cattle, Bryan, Texas sold to Chase Foutch, Canton, Texas for $2,500.

Santa Gertrudis: Five pair from Texas Oaks Cattle Ranch, Burton, Texas sold to Jeff & Lisa Pollok for $4,000. Fivebred heifers from Corporron Acres, Schulenberg, Texas sold to Jeff & Lisa Pollok for $2,600. Five open heifers from Lynn Melton Ranches sold to 2J Donnell Livestock for $1,700.

English & English Crosses: Five bred heifers from B&C Cattle Co. sold to Shelton Grothaus, Hondo, Texas for $4,400. Five open heifers from B&C Cattle Co. sold to Roger Hill for $4,500.

Volume Buyers were Jeff & Lisa Pollok, Jack Woodford, Crockett, Texas; Bozka Farms, Shiner, Texas; Albert Saenz, 2J Donnell Livestock, San Antonio, Texas; Clarence Kahlig, San Antonio, Texas; and Novosad & Sons, Caldwell, Texas.

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