Sale: Felton Angus Ranch |

Sale: Felton Angus Ranch

Bill Pelton
Courtesy photoA crowded sale barn during the 2012 Felton Angus ranch sale.

Sale: Felton Angus Ranch

Location: At the ranch, Springdale, MT

Date: Feb. 13, 2012

Auctioneer: Roger Jacobs

Averages: 191 Angus Bulls – $3,772; 40 Commercial-bred heifers – $1,769; 13 Ranch geldings – $5,192

Delicious prime rib lunch and quality bulls were consumed by a standing room only crowd at Felton Angus Ranch on Feb. 13. The Felton family traditionally offers thick and deep bodied Angus bulls with this year being no exception. Fancy two-year-old, fall born and yearling bulls, plus superior quality commercial-bred heifers, and a number of well broke ranch geldings crossed the block to complete the day’s offering.

Cattle sold into seven states, with Rock Creek Ranch coming up as volume buyer with eighteen head.

Top bulls:

Lot 2 sold for $7,000, a son of APEX WIDE TRACK 545, to Clear Creek Angus, Chinook, MT.

Lot 8 sold at $6,500, a son of WATER MARK 895 DRF, to Hereim Ranch, Lennop, MT.

Lot 12 sold for $6,500, a son of ROCK’N D DATELINE 2821, to Brown Cattle Company, Birney, MT.

Lot 20 sold for $6,500, a son of WATER MARK 895 DRF, to Wayne Potter, Dell, MT.

Lot 29 sold at $6,500, a son of WATER MARK 895 DRF, to Craig Anderson, Melville, MT.

Lot 1 went for $6,000, a son of HARB PENDLETON 765, JH to Battle Mountain Ranch, Baggs, WY.

Lot 14 sold for $6,000, a son of ROCK’N D DATELINE 2821, to Thorsen Ranch, White Sulphur Springs, MT.

Top commerical-bred heifers:

A group of five head sold at $1,800 each.

Another group of 30 head sold at $1,775 each.

Top geldings:

Lot 1 sold for $7,500, to Elk Creek Ranch, Billings, MT.

Lot 2 sold for $7,000.

Lot 9 sold for $6,500.