Tuesday, October 9 was a great day for a bull sale in Fort Rock, OR. Thirty three buyers from Oregon, Washington and California bought 90 range ready bulls at an average price of $4842.
Auctioneer Eric Duarte sold the bulls on a video presentation, with the bulls on display at the sale site.
47 Spring Yearling bulls sold for an average of $4920
43 Fall Yearling Bulls sold for an average of $4758
The high selling bull was Lot 813, a September 4, 2017 son of Hoover Dam to Bill Barboni of Petaluma, CA and Charles Bussman, for $6800
High selling Spring Yearlings were lot 502, a Feb 2 2017 son of S Whitlock 179 to Hatfield Ranch, Roseburg OR for $6250 and lot 543, a Feb 14, 2017 son of JMB Traction 292 to Jeremy and Shannon Fulton of Eureka, CA for $6250
Second high selling Fall Yearling was lot 870, a September 9 2017 son of S Chisum 255 to Shirley Murrer of Susanville, CA for $6500
Volume Buyers were Likely Land and Cattle of Likely, CA with 10 bulls, John O’Keefe of Adel, OR with 9 bulls, Dinsdale Livestock of Silver Lake, OR with 5 bulls, and Shirley Murrer of Susanville, CA with 5 bulls