WEBO Angus 10th Annual Production Sale
Date: Apr. 4, 2017
Location: Sale held at the ranch east of Lusk, WY
Auctioneer: Lex Madden
TSLN Rep.: Scott Dirk
59 Angus bulls $4,623
20 Open yearling heifers $1,378
3 Ranch geldings from Manning Ranch $5,166
It was nearly standing room only crowd again for the 10th Annual WEBO Angus sale held at the ranch near Lusk, WY.
Buttons York and family presented a very useful, functional set of bulls and select heifer calves for the sale. This outfit follows the “Old Cowboy Rule”, to put as much milk and performance in their cattle as your environment will let you have in your cowherd. These cattle strive on the hard native grass of Wyoming and will work in most any environment. WEBO Angus has a very progressive AI program and is very strict when it comes to culling, insuring only the best go back into the herd to make mamma cows or make the cut to be in the sale.
Topping the sale was lot 6181, WEBO Tour of Duty 6181, a Mar. 2016 son of RB Tour of Duty 177 that had a 205 day wt. of 780 lb., weaning ratio of 120 and epds of CED 8 BW 1.0 WW 70 YW 113 Milk 27 $B 153.93. Moen Ranch, Lusk, WY was the buyer at $14,000.
Moen Ranch also picked up two top selling three star calving ease sons of Basin Excitement. Lot 607, WEBO Excitement 607 was born Feb. 2016 and had a weaning ratio of 111, epds of CED 13 BW -.2 WW 55 YW 96 Milk 26. Lot 682, WEBO Excitement 682, was born Mar. 2016, had a weaning ratio of 108, epds of CED 8 BW 1.1 WW 63 YW 106 Milk 24. These bulls sold at $12,500 and $10,000.
Selling at $9000 was lot 6109, WEBO Tour of Duty 6109, a Mar. 2016 son of Tour of Duty with weaning ratio of 111, epds of CED 9 BW 1.8 WW 57 YW 97 Milk 28. Joe Netz, Lost Springs, WY was the buyer.
Lot 6100, WEBO Tour of Duty 6100, another Mar. 2016 son of Tour of Duty sold to Rolling Pin Ranches, Douglas, WY for $8,000. This bull had a weaning ratio of 111, epds of CED 8 BW 1.2 WW 58 YW 96 Milk 26.