Dalebanks Bull Sale Averages $5901
A crisp fall day with falling temperatures did not cool the demand for "Practical. Profitable. Genetics. at the 2018 Dalebanks Angus Bull Sale, November 17, 2018. The Perrier family hosted roughly 225 customers and friends in their recently renovated sale facility northwest of Eureka, KS.
Bidding was extremely active, as 72 buyers purchased 131 bulls in less than 90 minutes. The bulls averaged $5901. Bulls sold to profit-minded commercial cattlemen in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas, Colorado and Arkansas. The large majority of bulls sold to buyers within 150 miles of the ranch.
Lot 1, Dalebanks Upward 228 7173, sold for $15,500 to John & Aaron Nilhas, Wakeeney, KS.
Corey Baker, Toronto, KS, purchased both Lots 3 and 7, Dalebanks Uptown 7113 and Dalebanks Comrade 7020, for $13,000 and $12,000, respectively.
Long-time customer, Hashknife Ranch, Wilmore, KS, assembled a high-quality set of seven herd bulls, with Lot 13, Dalebanks Broken Bow 7198, at $11,500. They also purchased Lot 11, Dalebanks Broken Bow 7071, for $10,500.
New customer, Stonehill Land & Cattle, Miami, OK, selected Dalebanks Payweight 7261, at $11,000.
Cross L Ranch, Sedan, KS, purchased Lot 4, Dalebanks Composure 7009, for $10,500.
Eleven bulls sold for over $10,000. Prices ranged from $2750 to $15,500. 68 coming two-year-old bulls averaged $6933 and 63 yearling bulls averaged $4785.
Dalebanks' 114-year focus on breeding sound, functional bulls that offer optimum levels of maternal, calving ease, growth and end-product traits was evident, as buyers showed their appreciation for this balanced approach to genetic selection. The Perriers were very grateful to all those who made this day such a success for their family.
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