Braford Bulls and Females See Widespread Acceptance
37 Braford and Half Blood Bulls grossed $111,700 to average $3,019
24 Registered Braford Females grossed $44,450 to average $1,852
Forty-eight buyers from eight states were on hand for the Advancing the Breed 8 Sale featuring a select offering of registered Braford and Half Blood bulls and registered Braford females in Lake Charles, LA. Buyers and friends were treated to home-cooked jambalaya and crawfish and shrimp Etouffee provided by the United Braford Breeders Association as well hospitality second to none and a top end set of cattle.
The day’s high selling bull at $6,000 was Lot 308, BR Manso MP7X 220/71. This laid back, massive half blood bull was sired by TH T90 45P Masterpiece 7X and out of JDH Lady Manso 220/6. He was purchased by Corona Ride, LLC of Hondo, TX, and was consigned by Bauer Ranch of Winnie, TX.
Corona Ride also purchased the day’s second high seller when they paid $5,250 to own lot 305, BR Manso MP7X 826/59. Also sired by 7X and out of a Hudgins cow, he recorded the highest ADG of all bulls on test. He was also consigned by Bauer Ranch.
Lloyd Savell of Florien, LA, purchased the day’s third high seller when he paid $5,100 to own lot 125, HR Woodrow 740. This powerful first generation Braford recorded the second highest WDA and REA scan of all bulls on test and was consigned by Harvey Ranch of Okeechobee, FL.
In the registered female sale, lot 402, BR 63Y MS 6003 was the day’s top seller when Running M Ranch of Tallahassee, FL paid $4,000 to own this classy daughter of HF Home Run 63Y, a previous year’s Advancing the Breed high selling Bull. She recorded seven EPD traits in the breed’s top 25 percent or greater and was consigned by Bill Rainer of New Summerfield, TX and Union Springs, AL.
Mhire Cattle Co. of Welsh, LA, purchased the day’s second high selling female, lot 153, WB CM Camelia 661P for $2,800. This deep middled daughter of RMR Critical Mass posts top 1% Marbling and top 5% REA EPDs. She was consigned by Wayne Boozer of Douglass, TX.
Mhire Cattle Co. also purchased the third high selling female when they paid 2,700 to own lot 154, WB LG Liz 664P. This fancy daughter of RMR Ranger’s Legacy 6180 also recorded top 5% of the breed REA EPD and was consigned by Wayne Boozer.