How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

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How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

Postby ShotgunFreddy » Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:14 am

We bought a 200lb jersey bull from the auction and he wasn't what we were expecting. Looking to see how much we could get out of him.
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Re: How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

Postby Bigfoot » Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:11 am

How much did you give for him, and will he be going back to an auction?
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Re: How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

Postby M-5 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:34 am

200 bucks tops like he is and that includes rope value
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Re: How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

Postby Bigfoot » Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:49 am

Any value he may be to a calf roper to practice. Other than that, he'd be close to free here.
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Re: How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

Postby RanchMan90 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:59 am

Those ears though :shock: Maybe some other breed in the woodpile
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Re: How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

Postby Rafter S » Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:27 am

Since he still has your rope, I assume you haven't had him very long. If that's the case you can probably get back about what you paid for him...probably less if you don't get the rope off.
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Re: How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

Postby kenny thomas » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:31 am

I would think he has 0% Jersey in him. He will grow I bet and make lots more money than a Jersey.
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Re: How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

Postby CowsEatGrass » Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:48 pm

Around here you could pick that 200lb jersey bull for less than $100. Heck at the sale barn or on LSN I could pick up a 300 # - 400# for that price.
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Re: How much does a 210lb yellow jersey bull calf go for?

Postby Son of Butch » Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:08 pm

ShotgunFreddy wrote:We bought a 200 lb jersey bull from the auction and he wasn't what we were expecting.
Looking to see how much we could get out of him.
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Freddy in your area (and it applies to all other locations) they always bring one bid less than what you paid.
The auction established the value and proved what others in your local area are willing to pay for that quality that day.
Had you not put in the last bid, he would have sold to the other bidder for one bid less.

The odds of someone being ripped off are always much higher in a private sale than an auction.

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