Lots of Enthusiasm at the 2019 International Braford Sale
It was an energized crowd on Saturday, March 2 in the East Arena at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the annual International Braford Sale. This year’s sale included a special offering of frozen genetics, flushes, herd picks, and high-quality open females. The UBB would especially like to thank the following breeders for generously donating the proceeds of the sale of their herd picks to the UBB; Greenview Farms, Screven, GA; Alleman Cattle Co, Rayne, LA; Jim Harvey Brafords, Okeechobee, FL; and Bill Rainer Cattle, Union Springs, AL.
The high-selling lot was the herd pick from Alleman Cattle of Rayne, Louisiana that sold to Cody Sibille of Grand Lake, Louisiana.
The second high-selling lot was the ET heifer pick from Thunderstorm R Cattle Co., of Nacogdoches Texas that sold for $4,800 to Doucet Brafords of Grand Lake, Louisiana.
One semen lot of ten straws on the 2019 Braford Show Bull of the Year from Thunderstorm R Cattle Co., of Nacogdoches, Texas, brought $1600 and sold to Kim Istre of Geuydan, Louisiana.
One flush on the 2019 Show Heifer of the year from the Natali Family of Iowa, Louisiana, brought $3750 and sold to Dewitt Poole of Lake Charles, Louisiana.
The lot 6A embryo packages from Thunderstorm R Cattle Company topped the frozen genetics offering selling to D&D Cattle Co for $2,325.
Additionally, the National Junior Braford Association would like to thank Thunderstorm R Cattle Company and Avula Safaris for donating the proceeds of the sale of their lots to benefit the National Junior Braford Association.