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Hereford Highlights | Market Update | Industry Insight Volume 7, Issue 8
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Herefords Top San Antonio All-Breed Bull Sale

Of the nine breeds represented in the 47 head sold Feb. 10 in San Antonio at the All-Breed Bull and Commercial Heifer Sale, Herefords were the top seven grading bulls and the top sellers.

Fourteen Hereford bulls sold for an average of $3,850, compared with an overall average of $2,928, making Hereford the high-selling breed in the bull sale. The top seller and the fourth highest grading bull, C&M Rambo 8019, sired by GH Rambo 279R, consigned by C&M Herefords, Nara Visa, N.M., sold for $9,000 to Diamond S Cattle Co., Fort Worth. The second high seller and highest grading bull in the sale was also sired by GH Rambo 279R and also purchased by Diamond S. B&C L1 Rambo 28021 was consigned by B&C Cattle Co., Miami, Texas, and sold for $7,000.


Sire Summary Now Online

The Spring 2010 Sire Summary is now online at Hereford.org. Hard copies will be available and can be requested by contacting American Hereford Association (AHA) staff at 816-842-3757.

The new summary includes detailed listings on sires from U.S., Canada, Uruguay and Argentina to help producers make informed buying, breeding and other management decisions. A total of 2,214 sires are listed in the summary. There are 938 proven sires, 796 young sires and 181 reference sires from the National Reference Sire Program. The balance of the sires can be found in the carcass section, which is a list of the 783 highest accuracy bulls for carcass traits.


Next BuyHereford.com Auction March 30

Looking to market elite Hereford genetics? BuyHereford.com features regular online consignment auctions. To consign to the March sale visit BuyHereford.com.


National Show Photos For Sale

Photos from Fort Worth and the National Western are available to purchase at HerefordPhotoshop.com.

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Glenn Grimes and Ron Plain, University of Missouri-Columbia

Grimes and Plain offer market updates for the week past each Friday afternoon. To view this information, visit the University of Missouri AgEBB Web site.

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