The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association hosted their annual Seedstock Improvement Sale on April 11 at the Union Stock Yards sale facility in Hillsboro. A total of 29 yearling and two-year-old and older bulls were sold for a total of $93,600 to average $3,228 per head. This represents a nearly $600 per head increase over the previous year’s sale.
The high-selling bull was Lot 36, an Angus bull sired by S A V Momentum 9274 consigned by Dance Family Angus of Hillsboro. He sold for $4,750 to Kirby Fontaine of Amelia. The second high-selling bull was Lot 11, an Angus bull sired by B/R New Day 454 consigned by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections of Mansfield. He sold for $4,600 to Mark Seaman of Blue Creek. The third high-selling bull was Lot 15, an Angus bull sired by R B Barometer 9721 consigned by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections of Mansfield. He sold for $4,500 to Bear Creek Farms of Dayton.
A total of 24 Angus bulls sold for an average of $3,325 per head. Five Red Angus bulls sold for an average of $2,760 per head. Gene Steiner served as the auctioneer for the sale.