TANNER FARMS SALE HELD MARCH 10, 2018
March 10, 2018
Green grass and balmy spring weather greeted the crowd on hand to participate in their annual Spring Bull Sale in Wiggins, Miss. Fifty-nine buyers from five states found the well conditioned bulls and bred heifers to their liking.
Williamson Brangus, Laurel, Miss., took home the day's high selling bull at $5,250. He was Lot 22, Tanner Final Answer 6659. He is a big performing bull whose dam posts 2 @ 108 WR and a 365 day calving interval.
Cook Farms, Starkville Miss., purchased the day's second high seller when he paid $4,800 to own Lot 80, Tanner Record Harvest 6826. He is an ET son of the $80,000 Tanner/Genex sire, SAV Record Harvest 2186 and boasted top five percent of the breed $B.
The third high selling bull at $4,700 was Lot 2, Tanner Tour of Duty 6543. This power bull also posts top five percent $B with below breed average BW and is a son of the heavily used and popular, RB Tour of Duty 177.
Cook Farms purchased Lot 63, Tanner Resource 6776, the fourth high selling bull, for $4,500. This phenotypically complete son of SAV Resource 1441 boasted the second largest Rib Eye scan in the offering.
In the commercial heifers, Calyx Star Ranch, Shuqualak, Miss., purchased the day's high selling group when they paid $1,800 each for a set of Brangus and Ultrablack heifers that were AI bred and cleaned up with low birth weight Tanner Angus Bulls and calving in a 52 day season.
Michael Turner, Ellisville, Miss., purchased the second high selling set of commercial females at $1,750 each. They were a set of Brangus and Ultrablack Baldies AI'd and cleaned up and calving in a 52 day season beginning September 16.