Felton Angus Ranch Production Sale
April 21, 2014
Date: Feb. 10, 2014
Location: Springdale, Mont.
Reported by: Andy Swenson for
Auctioneer: Roger Jacobs
110 Two-yearold bulls $4,275
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67 Fall Angus bulls $3,845
55 Commercial bred heifers $1,978
16 Top ranch geldings $5,281
Finally old man winter let up a bit so people could get to Sprindale, Mont., for Felton Angus Ranch's 41st annual sale and get their hands in the air for the opportunity to own a great Felton Bull. There is a reason Feltons have been raising cattle for nearly five decades and building more and more of a successful sale each year. This year's offering was very impressive. These bulls were top of the line, rugged, ready to go to work bulls that were developed to be in optimum condition. Jim Felton and Rich Felton did a great job getting these bulls ready for sale day. The stands were packed with a standing room only crowd and the phone lines were buzzing with Superior bidders from several different states as soon as the first bull walked into the ring.
Also a great thank you to all the ladies of the Park County Cattlewomens for such an amazing lunch and the pies were heavenly. The pies certainly tasted like they were worth the $200 Jim Felton paid the last pie for at the end of the auction!
Thanks again to all of the Felton Angus Ranch crew for such a grand event and for providing such a great set of bulls to offer productive and progressive cattleman.
Lot 49 $9,000, A son of Wrights Griz that is headed to the Gilbert Angus Ranch of Buffalo, S.D.
This big time future herd sire comes from a great cow family going back to the great GT Shear Force.
Lot 1 $8,500,A big time herd bull with lots of eye appeal and calving ease to boot. A JF LETER BUCK W46 son out of a APEX WIDE TRACK DAM. With a nursing ratio of 104 and a yearling ratio of 110 this bull has performance written all over him.
EPDS(BW)1.4(WW)56(YW)105 MILK(24). This grand bull is also headed to the great state of South Dakota to the Gilbert Ranch of Buffalo.
Lot 22 $7,500, A son of CCA PENDLETON 013 out of a Hallmark 8335 dam. This big time calving ease heifer bull has all the makings of great things to come.
This bull is headed to White Sulphur Springs, Mont., with Ray Russell.
EPDS(BW)-0.2(WW)43(YW)80 (MILK) 26
Lot 81 $7,500 A son of Wrights Griz49 going to Rock Creek Catle Company of Big Timber, Mont.
This bull caught the eye of many who walked the pens prior to sale time.
Lot 135 $7,500, A fall bull that was a standout from day one according to Jim Felton. He had the look, performance and phenotype to do great things.
This bull is also headed to Big Timber, Mont.. with Rock Creek Cattle Company
Top bred heifers
16 head at $2100 each
Top ranch gelding
Lot 2, $10,000. A 2006 sorrel that was made right and had a great handle on. He was a finished head and heel horse plus an outstanding ranch horse that was advertised as a cow eating machine.