Foos Angus 25th Annual Production Sale
March 20, 2015
Date: Feb. 12, 2015
Location: Belle Fourche Livestock Auction, Belle Fourche, SD
Auctioneer: Jon Millar
Reported by: Scott Dirk and Dan Piroutek
Average: 42 ylg Angus bulls – $5,196
A spring like day welcomed Bryce & Meghan Foos along with Bryce's mother Renee for the 25th Annual Foos Angus bull sale held at Belle Fourche Livestock Auction.
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There was a great crowd on hand that eagerly bid on this set of functional, non pampered, not pushed bulls. The bulls had been developed for longevity and to show their natural ability. Repeat buyers play a vital role in the success of any purebred operation, and by the attendance of many repeat buyers at the 25th Annual Foos Angus sale, it is evident these cattle work in the real world.
Topping the sale was lot 4, Foos Really Windy 206, a Jan. 22, 2014, son of Crook Mt. Really Windy 8834 with a 988 pounds 365 day weight, 111 yearling ratio and 39 scrotal and epds of BW -1.7 WW 40 YW 70 Milk 23. Troy and Vicki Tope, Hulett, Wyoming, was the buyers at $9,000.
Selling at $8,000 to EB Ranch, Broadus, Montana, was lot 1, Foos Really Windy 261, another Crook Mt. Really Windy 8834 son born Jan. 13, 2014. This bull had a 365 day weight of 981 pounds and yearling ratio of 109 with epds of BW -1.1 WW 45 YW 70 Milk 22
Topes also got lot 13, Foos Right Time 732 for $8,250. This Jan. 29, 2014, son of Foos Right Time 135 has epds of BW 1.2 WW 52 YW 75 Milk 21 and had a 365 day weight of 994 pounds and 110 yearling ratio.
Selling at $8,000 to Gotfredson Elm Creek Ranch, Newell, S.D., was lot 26, Foos CM Windy 873, a Jan. 18, 2014, son of Crook Mt. Windy 91 with epds of BW .6 WW 47 YW 69 Milk 23
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