CIRCLE A ANGUS HOSTS 19TH ANNUAL SPRING SALE
March 16, 2013
Circle A Angus Ranch, headquartered in Iberia, Mo., was proud to host their 19th annual Spring Bull & Heifer sale offering 738 head sold on March 16. It was a full house with buyers commenting that this was the best looking set of bulls and bred heifers Circle A has ever offered.
Two hundred, thirty-eight bulls averaged $3,580 with the high selling bull going for $10,000. Lot 149, Circle A Stimulus 1301, an extremely stout bull with great EPDs and a 17.2 inch ribeye sold to L&S Farms of Westphalia, Mo. Lots 61 and 69 were sold for $9,000 and $8,000 respectively and both found a new home in Mountain Home, Ark. with repeat buyer Steve Luelf. Gary Johnson of Fairfax, Mo. took home lot 70, a Connealy Final Product son for $7,500. Weatherly Farms of Aurora, Mo. was the high volume bull buyer taking home nine bulls and Wyatt Farms of Callao, Mo. took home eight bulls. Thirty-two bulls sold for $5,000 or more, with 88 bulls selling for less than $3,000.
Five hundred commercial, bred heifers, sold in lots of five ultrasounded to calve within ten days of one another and fetal sexed, averaged $1,902 per head. Tyler Salmons of Eldon, Mo., took home 50 head with seven other buyers taking home 15 head or more. The 95 black baldie heifers averaged $2,089.
Circle A and their customers are looking forward to green grass and great calf prices. Circle A feels fortunate to be part of their customers' success and attributes their part to good genetics, good service and an industry leading calf buyback program. The next opportunity to purchase Circle A genetics will be on October 19 offering 150 bulls and 450 spring calving, bred heifers.
Circle A Angus Ranch is a 24,000 acre, 7,000 head ranching operation headquartered in Iberia, Mo. with satellite operations in Stockton, and Huntsville. Owned by the Dave Gust Family, Circle A's motto is “Quality beef is our business.” Circle A markets more than 450 Black Angus bulls and 900 Premium Angus females annually at sales held the third Saturday's of March and October.
Circle A offers a fulltime customer service representative, free delivery with the purchase of two or more bulls, the most generous calf buyback program in the country and access to the best genetics through the Angus Sire Alliance and the industry's only inherd EPDs for tenderness, feed intake, heifer pregnancy, cow stayability and terminal and maternal profit indexes.