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Cutting Edge Brangus and Ultrablacks on Fire at Cavenders

Location: Jacksonville, Texas
Date of Sale: April 26,2024
Breed: Brangus/Ultrablacks
Auctioneers: Doak Lambert
Sale Manager:
Sale Consultant(s):

8 Brangus and Ultrablack Bred Heifers grossed $175,000 to average $21,875

35 Brangus and Ultrablack Open Heifers grossed $359,500 to average $10,721

2 Brangus Pairs grossed $12,000 to average $6,000

45 Total Lots Cutting Edge Females grossed $546,500 to average $12,144

The first ever Cavender Ranches Cutting Edge Sale was an unqualified success. The sale, held at Cavender’s Neches River Ranch featured cutting edge bred and open females and first calf heifer pairs from Cavender Ranches as well as friends and cooperators. 77 buyers from 13 states bought and bid on cattle at a blistering pace.

The days top seller was Lot 44, CB MS Big Town 1373K20. This massively deep and numerically superior bred heifer sold to Bland Farms, Glennville, Ga for $55,000. She records 14 EPD traits ranking in the breed’s top 30% or greater.

Lot 42, CB Masterpiece 541K22 fetched a bid price of $50,000 while selling to Peanut Carr, Columbia, LA. This bred heifer was safe AI to Ace of Spades and boasted top 1% EPDs in 5 traits.

Selling for $33,000 was Lot 38, CB MS Big Lake 63K37. GKB Cattle, Desdemona, TX won the bid on this uniquely pedigreed, big numbered and picture-perfect bred heifer safe in calf to Express.

Lot 36, CB Modelo 7139K24 was the next high seller as Woody Folsom, Baxley, GA paid $23,000 to own this physically imposing and numerically superior open heifer.

The next high selling heifer at $20,000 was another open heifer, Lot 22 FC MS Hugo 541L2. This EPD Queen was also purchased by Woody Folsom and was consigned by Fenco Farms, Floral City, FL.

Sewell Cattle Company, Eldorado, AR purchased the next high selling female when they paid $19,000 to own CB MS Empower 1373L2. She is an open heifer and boasts elite growth and carcass values.

Also selling for $19,000 was Lot 33, CB MS Modelo 2051K30, an open heifer. She sold to Micheal Hurla, Paxico, KS and records 13 EPD traits ranking in the breed’s top 35% or greater.

Lot 3, SCC MS 60G38 Cap Gain 23L2 sold for $18,500 to Hicks Ranch LLC, Alto, TX. This massively constructed open heifer was consigned by Schultz Cattle Company, New Baden, TX.


Cavenders Grass Time Brangus and Ultrablack Heifers Well Received

Location: Jacksonville, Texas
Date of Sale: April 27, 2024
Breed: Brangus/Ultrablacks
Auctioneers: Doak Lambert
Sale Manager:
Sale Consultant(s):

10 Bred and Exposed Brangus and Ultrablack Heifers grossed $47,000 to average $4,700

19 Open Brangus and Ultrablack Heifers grossed $85,500 to average $4,500

 

29 Total Grass Time Brangus and Ultrablack Heifers grossed $132,500 to average $4,569

 

Cavenders Grass Time offerings were young open and bred registered females, from Cavenders replacement heifers, offered in volume. They were sorted into uniform groups of three and the buyer had the option to pick one or sweep the ring. Their phenotype and performance values stacked up well as did their acceptance in the market place. 77 buyers from 13 states bought and bid on cattle at the two-day sales event.

 

The top selling pen were bred heifers, Lots 132, 137 and 139. CB MS Big City 468K112 and CB Capital Gain 5025K13 sold to Woody Folsom, Baxley, GA for $5,000. CB Longmire 268K sold to Tekk Farms Stotts City, MO for $5,000.

 

Jennifer Walraven, Ranger, TX swept the ring on the top selling set of open heifers at $5,500. She purchased Lots 113, 114 and 115. They were CB MS Empower, CB MS 403H22 Big Lake 363L and CB MS Power Pack 406L3.

 

 

 


Cavender Ranches Commercial Female Sale 

Location: Jacksonville, Texas
Date of Sale: April 26, 2024
Breed: Brangus/F1/Super Baldy
Auctioneers: Doak Lambert
Sale Manager:
Sale Consultant(s):

350 Commercial Brangus, F1 and Super Baldy Spring Calving Pairs and Breds grossed $1,181,50 to average $3,377

45 Commercial Brangus Bred Heifers grossed $139,500 to average $3,100

141 Open Commercial Brangus and Ultrablack Heifers grossed $302,200 to average $2,143

536 Total Commercial Females grossed $1,623,550 to average $3,029

The culmination of the two-day Cavender Ranches Sale event was the commercial female sale featuring first calf heifer pairs, breds and open heifers. The well presented offering included Brangus, Ultrablack, Super Baldies and both black and Tiger Striped F1’s. The offering found willing buyers from 13 states and active bidding.

The day’s high selling females at $4,000 each and were a set of 10 Brangus pairs consigned by longtime customer, Bland Farms, Glennville, GA. They had January steer calves at side sired by a Domain son. 2 units of CB Dialed in 2051K13 semen went with each pair. They were purchased by Roaring Hills Ranch, Williston, FL.

Gerald Malin, Campbell, MO paid $3,900 each to own the next two high selling pens of commercial cattle. They were Brangus females from Cavender Ranches with mid-February heifer calves at side sired by Cavender Brangus and Ultrablack bulls. He took two pens of 5 of these fancy females.

Gold Creek Brangus, Marietta, GA paid $3,800 each to own a pen of 5 Brangus females from Cavender Ranch. They had big stout early January heifer calves at side sired by Cavender Ranch Brangus and Ultrablack bulls.

Brant Graves, Joaquin, TX topped the bred heifers with a bid price of $3,300 each on a set of Fall calving Black F1 females bred to Cavender Ranch low birth weight Brangus and Ultrablack bulls. The females were from Cavender Ranch.


Cavender’s Mature Cow Herd Dispersal Met with Steady Approval

Location: Jacksonville, Texas
Date of Sale: April 26, 2024
Breed: Brangus/Ultrablacks
Auctioneers: Doak Lambert
Sale Manager:
Sale Consultant(s):

47 Brangus and Ultrablack Mature 3N1s grossed $297,000 to average $6,319.15

10 Brangus and Ultrablack Mature Bred Cows grossed $37,750 to average $3,775

3 Brangus and Ultrablack Mature Spring Pairs grossed $15,750 to average $5,250

 

60 Total Mature Brangus and Ultrablack Females grossed $350,500 to average $5,842

 

 

The first ever Cavender Ranches Mature Cowherd dispersal was a resounding success. The sale, held at Cavender’s Neches River Ranch featured all the fall calving 6 and 7 year-old cows and their calves at side. 77 buyers from 13 states snapped up the offering at a rapid pace.

 

The afternoon’s high selling lot at $18,500 went to GKB Cattle, Desdemona, TX when they chose Lot 55, CB MS Capital Gain 60G33 for $14,000. This big growth, big carcass donor was safe to Ace of Spades. They also chose her bull calf at side, Lot 55A CB Big League 60L39 for $4,500.

 

The second high selling lot was Lot 77 at $10,000. Bland Farms, Glennville, GA paid $6,500 to own Lot 77A, CB MS Oracle 627L16. Woody Folsom, Baxley, GA paid $3,500 to own her dam, Lot 77 CB MS Capital Gain 627F5 who also produced a $9,000 bull in last fall’s sale.

 

Bland Farms purchased the third high selling lot when they paid $9,000 for Lots 68 and 68A, CB MS Upgrade 363G and her picture-perfect Masterpiece daughter, CB MS Masterpiece 363L5.

 

The next high seller was Lot 72. Four Winds Ranch, Canton, TX purchased Lot 72 CB Trail Boss 415G72 for $4,750. Remington Livestock, Dallas Texas paid $4,000 to own her bull calf, Lot 72A CB Big City 415L50.

 

Woody Folsom purchased the next high selling lot when he paid $8,250 for Lot 106 and 106A. He purchased CB MS Cowboy 541H7 for $5,250 and kept the 3N1 together when he purchased Lot 106A, CB MS Big League 541L23 for $3,000.

 


Texas Alliance Brangus and Santa Gertrudis Bulls Demand Strong

Location: Bloomington, Texas
Date of Sale: March 19, 2024
Breed: Brangus/Santa Gertrudis
Auctioneers: Doak Lambert
Sale Manager:
Sale Consultant(s):

54 Coming 2-Year-Old Brangus and Ultrablack bulls grossed $294,500 to average $5,454

13 Yearling Brangus and Ultrablack Bulls grossed $67,500 to average $5,192

67 Total Brangus and Ultrablack bulls grossed $362,000 to average $5,403

23 Santa Gertrudis Bulls grossed $92,250 to average $4,011

 

64 Commercial Santa Gertrudis and Brangus Cross Females grossed $137,100 to average $2,142

 

Over 80 serious minded buyers and bidders from Texas, Kentucky, Florida and Missouri assembled in Bloomington, TX at Briggs Ranches, March 19 for the second annual Texas Alliance Sale. They were greeted by great South Texas hospitality and a very good set of Red and Black beef bulls. The top end quality was evident in the day’s prices.

The day’s top selling bull at $16,500 Lot 27, Briggs Empire 392K5. He is a calving ease prospect with plenty of growth and milk and a full brother to last year’s Texas Alliance high selling bull, Handsome Jack. He sold to Jennifer Walraven, Ranger TX and was bred by Briggs Ranch.

Two bulls were tied for the day’s second high selling bull. Lot 37, CB Big Hoss 313K3 sold for $12,500 to Logan Ranch, Jupiter FL. This big growth and Carcass bull with an abundance of milk was consigned by Cavender Ranches, Jacksonville, TX. His maternal granddam is the $125,000 313A donor.

The other high seller at $12,500 was Lot 49, PR Endeavor 834K. This big growth and milk EPD bull with a world of carcass was bred by Pennridge Ranch, Paige Texas. He sold to Harris Riverbend Farms, Cleburne, TX.

Selling for $9,500 was a yearling herd sire prospect, Lot 84, CB Freightliner 1512L3. This phenotypically attractive prospect is out of a Brickhouse daughter and sold to Placid Land and Cattle, Bay City, TX. He records big growth, carcass and indexes and was bred by Cavender Brangus.

The high selling Santa Gertrudis bull was Lot 6, Harris 635K. He is sired by KR912/18 and out of a dam with a 370 day calving interval on 5. He records big growth, carcass and milk. He was purchased by John Lutz, San Angelo.


Buyers From 12 States Snap up Cavender Bull Offering

Location: Neches River Ranch, Jacksonville, Texas
Date of Sale: March 9th
Breed: Brangus/Ultrablacks
Auctioneers: Doak Lambert
Sale Manager:
Sale Consultant(s):

The days high seller was Lot 104, CB Big Town 60L3 at $30,000 for one half semen interest and full possession. This big ribbed, long sided calving ease prospect went to Peanut Carr, Columbia, LA. His dam is the $40,000 donor sold last fall, 60G43.

Peanut Carr also paid $20,000 for full possession and one-half semen interest in the days second high selling bull, Lot 2, CB No Doubt 817K39. This deep bodied herd sire prospect is a maternal brother to the $70,000 New Standard.

Lot 12, ETX Blount 103K15, consigned by East Texas Cattle, Bullard, TX was the third high selling bull. This big growth, picture perfect prospect fetched $17,000 to Townsend Brangus, Milburn, OK.

Arturo Benevides, Laredo, TX paid $16,500 for Lot 14, CB Capital Gain 5V61K who was the days fourth high selling bull. This elite growth prospect boasts calving ease and big REA.

Mid-South Cattle Co, Morganza, LA purchased the days next high seller when they gave $14,500 to own Lot 1, CB Modelo 1062K22. Full possession and one-half semen interest sold in this heavy boned, long bodied prospect.

The next high selling bull was Lot 112, CB Big Town 60L. Sweet Johns Cattle, Okeechobee, FL paid $12,500 to own this full brother to the days high selling Lot 104. Like his brother he boasts calving ease, growth and carcass in an impressive package.


Genetic Edge Brangus Sale

Location: Houston, Texas
Date of Sale: March 2nd
Breed: Brangus
Auctioneers: Doak Lambert
Sale Manager: Hi Point
Sale Consultant(s): Ideal Video

13 Red Brangus lots averaged $14,039

24 Black Brangus lots averaged $19,838

37 Total lots grossed $658,600 to average $17,800.


Houston Magic XXIV

Location: Houston, Texas
Date of Sale: March 1, 2024
Breed: Beefmaster
Auctioneers: Anthony Mihalski
Sale Manager: Robbins Consulting & Marketing
Sale Consultant(s):

 

Lots Type Gross  Average
15 Open Heifer $134,250.00 $8,950.00
5 Bred Heifer $22,250.00 $4,450.00
6 Pair $48,500.00 $8,083.33
1 Bull $2,500.00 $2,500.00
6 Semen $94,800.00 $15,800.00
5 Frozen Embryo $39,350.00 $7,870.00
38 Total Lots $341,650.00 $8,990.79
Category Description Price Consignor Purchased by
Open Heifer Lot 27 – L2 12/23 – L2 Enco x L2 Sweet Britches $32,000 L2 Ranch H-Bar, TX.
Lot 26 – L2 21/23 – L2 Enco x Cf Sweet Beauty $21,000 L2 Ranch Braulio Rios, TX.
Lot 24 – L225/23 – L2 Enco x L2 Peggy Sue $19,000 L2 Ranch Mark Lopez, TX.
Lot 8 – CRB 45/22 – L2 Captain Sugar x Cf Oasis $11,000 Cissna Ranch Rodrigo Rodriguez, TX.
Lot 18 – NG MS Enforcer1840K7 – VFF Enforcer x NG MS Mcalester1840F7 $9,000 Nextgen Cattle Co. Lyssy Beefmasters, TX.
Bred Heifer Lot 13 – Goodwin 21/12 – CHRK Genesis x Lyssy 107/904 bred to Lyssy 184 $6,000 Goodwin Beefmasters Twin Oaks, TX.
Lot 28 – RHR 118 – CF Sargeant RJ x CJ’s Bonfire’s Gem Bred to CF Hundred X $6,000 Roadhouse Beefmasters Surge Cattle, TX.
Pair Lot 6 – WB Bengal’s Fantasy 99/9 – Cf Dreamcatcher x Logans Bengal Baby with Bull calf by CF Brock $17,000 Cissna Ranch CB Rockefeller Beefmasters, KS
Lot 42 ANS Panhandle Piper 259 – Panhandle Dream xEMS Sugar’s Tiger with Heifer calf at side by ANS Flashover $12,000 Lyn Anderson Gilbert Ramey, TX.
Frozen Embryo Lot 38G – L2 Captain Sugar x Cf Oasis Clone 2 $1300 each Cissna Ranch Cannon Beefmasters, FL
Lot 38D – Cf Prime 8 x Cf Miss Kitty $1100 each Cissna Ranch Jordan Taylor, GA.
Lot 38B – CF Brock x Cf Miss Kitty $1100 each Cissna Ranch Deep Creek Cattle, TX.
Semen Lot 32F  – Cf Prime 8 $2300 per unit Cissna Ranch L2 Ranch, Golden Meadows
Lot 32H – L2 Synergy $1600 per unit Cissna Ranch Hiatt’s Diamond H, SC
Lot 32B – L2 Captain Sugar $1500 per unit Cissna Ranch Nextgen Cattle Co., KS
Lot 35 – L2 Infinity $28,500 Homestead AL, TX, KS, LA, MX, GA, SC, MX
Volume Buyers: H-Bar TX.; Braulio Rios, TX.; Mark Lopez, TX.;CB Rockefeller, KS.;L2 Ranch, TX.; Rodrigo Rodriguez, TX.

7P Ranch 30th Annual Spring Bull & Female Sale

Location: 7P Ranch, Winona, Texas
Date of Sale: February 17, 2024
Breed: Simmental/SimAngus
Auctioneers: Mark Tillman
Sale Manager:
Sale Consultant(s): Warren Garrett

High Selling Bulls

Lot 15 – $7500, Mr 7P K209,  Purebred Simmental Bull,  Sired by:  Hook’s Freedom 45F
Buyer:  Edward Springer, SJ Farm, Garrison, Texas

Lot 24 – $6750, Mr 7P K193, Purebred Simmental Bull, Sired by:  Hook’s Freedom 45F
Buyer:  James Hewitt, Cherokee Cattle Company, Fouke, Arkansas

Lot 16 – $6500, Mr 7P K242, ¾ Simmental ¼ Angus Bull, Sired by:  Gibbs 9114G Esssential
Buyer:  Rickie Rape, Double RR Ranch, Pittsburg, Texas

Lot 28 – $6500, Mr 7P K224, ¾ Simmental ¼ Angus Bull, Sired by:  TJ Gold 274G
Buyer:  Bill Collins, Collins Propane, Wylie, Texas

High Selling Simmental & SimAngus Females

Lot 60 – $4800, Miss 7P J333, Purebred Simmental Pair,
Sired by:  Eminence AVE13, Heifer calf at side sired by:  Redhill Burley 99J
Buyer:  Richard Luttrell, Rockin RL Ranch, Winona, Texas

Lot 53 – $4500, Miss 7P H258, Purebred Simmental Pair,
Sired by:  Bridle Bit Best Man F839, Heifer calf at side sired by:  Redhill Burley 99J
Buyer:  Texas A & M Agrilife Research Center, Overton, Texas

Lot 66 – $4200, Miss 7P J272, Purebred Simmental Bred Heifer
Sired by:  KBHR All American G104
Buyer:  Randy Porter, Bar 42 Ranch, Winnsboro, Texas

Lot 73 – $3200, Miss 7P K345, Purebred Simmental Open Heifer, Sired by:  Mr 7P D290,
Buyer:  Bill Price, 7K Ranch, Lindale, Texas

High Selling Simbrah Females

Lot 86 – $5600, Miss 7P J394, F1 Simbrah Bred Heifer, Sired by:  Mr Kallion 1352,
Buyer:  Arnitha Master, I- Cattle Company, Detroit, Texas

Lot 87 – $4800, Miss 7P K135, F1 Simbrah Bred Heifer, Sired by:  Mr Kallion 1352,
Buyer:  Arnitha Master, I-Cattle Company, Detroit, Texas


Beefmaster Border Classic

Location: Edcouch, Texas
Date of Sale: February 17, 2024
Breed: Beefmaster
Auctioneers: Anthony Mihalski
Sale Manager: Robbins Cattle Consulting and Marketing
Sale Consultant(s):

Lots Type Gross  Average
31 Bred Heifer $139,400.00 $4,496.77
17 Open Heifer $88,500.00 $5,205.88
1 Pair $3,250.00 $3,250.00
3 Bull $11,000.00 $3,666.67
1 Frozen Embryos $3,400.00 $3,400.00
1 Semen $6,250.00 $6,250.00
54 Total Lots $251,800.00 $4,842.31

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