The fall sales season is underway and prices are remaining robust for leading genetics. The reported average of 5 different Angus bull sales within the last two weeks is around $3,900.
ABS sired progeny have been well represented and sold for above average premiums at recent sales.
COMPLETE is a proven sire in the lineup. He adds performance, carcass merit and phenotype in an outcross package with exceptional $B Value. Recent high sellers:
- The top selling female, Lot 1 – EXAR Blackcap 5879 at Spruce Mountain Ranch brought $40,000 for ½ interest
- 2nd High selling bull at Vintage Angus Ranch, V A R Complete 1209 for $17,000
- Kirkes Black Angus Ranch: 3Rd High selling bull, K BAR Complete 461 for $5,250; Top Bred Heifer, K BAR Complete 361 for $3,500; Top Bred Cow, K BAR Complete 3670 for $3,100
- 4th High selling bull at Gardiner Angus Ranch Bull Sale, G A R Complete N5211 for $11,000
FRONTMAN continues to sire high selling, high demand progeny. He is moderate, heavy muscled with excellent feet and legs. His strong CED, negative BW, and unique pedigree make FRONTMAN a ‘go to’ sire for many breeders. Recent high sellers:
- Trowbridge Angus & Guests: Top 2 Bred Heifers, Trowbridge Sara 1304 for $6,500 and Trowbridge Sara 1206 for $6,500
BRILLIANCE is a no miss calving ease sire that doesn’t sacrifice muscle and eye appeal. His progeny have excelled in the show ring and sell for premiums. Beyond the show ring his moderate frame, deep ribbed and beautiful uddered females are making a name for themselves in commercial settings. Recent high sellers:
- 2nd High selling Top Open Heifer at Rendezvous at Rocking R, BDR Lilly 553, for $5,750
- Top Open Heifer at Genetic Opportunity Sale, Grubbs Miss Rosetta 32, for $4,500
RITO REVENUE is one of ABS’ leading Angus Sire Alliance bulls whose moderate and heavy muscled progeny have built a strong demand. He combines breed leading MARB and REA EPDs with extra muscle, fleshing ability and improved feed efficiency. Recent high sellers:
- Lot 13 at Riverbend Ranch Genetic Edge Females Sale, Riverbend Blackcap Y1027 for $19,000
- Lot 25 at Riverbend Ranch Genetic Edge Female Sale, Riverbend Rita Y099 for $8750