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Pennsylvania's March 25 Performance Tested Bull Sale will run 87 bulls through the auction ring from five beef breeds. View and bid online.

March 14, 2016

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Mid-Atlantic and Northeast beef producers can bid on some of the region’s best genetics at the 43rd Performance Tested Bull Sale on March 25. The sale will be held at the Pennsylvania’s Livestock Evaluation Center near Pennsylvania Furnace, Pa., beginning at noon.

Consignors will offer 87 bulls representing the Angus, Charolais, Hereford, Red Angus and Simmental beef breeds, plus crossbreds. Bulls enrolled in the program completed a 112-day test evaluating average daily gain, weight per day of age, feed efficiency, loin muscle size and fat deposition. They also passed a breeding soundness exam.


Video of the bulls and catalogs featuring final weights and performance information are available at the center’s website, www.livestockevaluationcenter.com, or by mail request. The auction will be broadcast at cowbuyer.com.

Sale day events also include a trade show hosted by the Pennsylvania Cattlemen’s Association and the Pennsylvania Simmental Spring into Excellence and Pennsylvania Angus Finest Female sales following the bull sale.

Top bulls from each breed
Angus – consigned by Jordan Seefeldt of Port Allegany, McKean County; adjusted yearling weight, 1,522 pounds; average daily gain 5.97 pounds; adjusted loin eye 15.8 square inches; 55 Angus will sell.

Hereford – consigned by Sherman Beef Cattle, Montgomery, Lycoming County; adjusted yearling weight, 1,381 pounds; average daily gain 4.23 pounds; adjusted loin eye 15.4 square inches; eight Herefords will sell.

Red Angus – consigned by Deer Run Farm, Emmitsburg, Md.; adjusted yearling weight, 1,251 pounds; average daily gain 4.79 pounds; adjusted loin eye 15.4 square inches; seven Red Angus will sell.

Simmental – consigned by Stewart’s Simmental Cattle, Halifax, Dauphin County; adjusted yearling weight, 1,658 pounds; average daily gain 4.84 pounds; adjusted loin eye 19.4 square inches; 14 Simmentals will sell.

Charolais – consigned by Stipp Charolais, Mullica Hill, N.J.; adjusted yearling weight, 1,292 pounds; average daily gain 4.31 pounds; adjusted loin eye 15 square inches; one will sell.

SimAngus – consigned by Messick Farms, Middletown, Dauphin County; adjusted yearling weight, 1,273 pounds; average daily gain 5.54 pounds; adjusted loin eye 17 square inches; three SimAngus will sell.

For more details, contact Greg Hubbard at 814-238-2527 or [email protected]

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