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Cattlemen attending the Camp Cooley Ranch Cattleman's Choice Field Day in September were given the opportunity to evaluate the top prospects in the upcoming November sale and make their selection as the number one bull.

The large crowd representing all parts of Texas, as well as a number of other states, chose Brinks Lead Gun 803R2 as their top prospect. The February 2005 son of Lead Gun of Brinks 222K14 carried the breeding of KO of Brinks and Transformer maternally. His numbers helped gain him the top recognition as he posted a very desirable birth weight of 84 lbs, a 719 205 day weaning and as a yearling he tipped the scales at 1,373 lbs.

His ultrasound data reflects a 3.7 IMF, while his REA measurement is 13.7 with a 103 ratio and his fat thickness was 0.31 with a 104 ratio. In addition he had a 38.1 scrotal measurement. His EPDs also reflected strong growth genetics as his birth weight was 2.5 and his weaning weight EPD was 41.3 with a 72.4 yearling EPD. He also had an 8.4 for milk, 0.05 for IMF; 0.55 for REA and 0.000 for fat thickness.

Brinks Lead Gun 803R2 will be one of 600 Brangus bulls that will sell at the Camp Cooley Way Sale, November 16-18th at the ranch in Franklin, Texas. Overall there will be 1,200 “Value Driven” bulls selling. Camp Cooley Ranch program is known for their customer focus, performance backed cattle and their industry alliance partnerships. Their Producer Revenue Enhancement Program (P.R.E.P.) provides unique marketing options for their customers and they have a very established cooperator program.

Sale activities will kick off on Thursday, November 16th at 1 p.m with the Brangus female sale followed by a steak supper. Then early Friday, November 17th, bulls will be available for viewing and the Brangus bull sale will begin at 10 a.m. The Angus bulls will sell at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 18th, followed by the Charolais bulls at approximately 1 p.m.

Each bull sells with EPD data, complete ultrasound and performance information and is backed by Camp Cooley Ranch. The ranch also offers a sight unseen guarantee program for those who will be unable to attend the sale and buyers can participate through Superior Livestock on RFD-TV.

For more information on the Camp Cooley sale or to view some of the sale offerings visit To receive a sale catalog you can call (800)251-0305 or email at The catalog can be downloaded from the website after October 28th as well as information on the many customer services available from Camp Cooley Ranch.


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