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Cattle Today




October 12 & 13, 2012
Aliceville, Ala.

A packed house was on hand for the "Own the Factory" Cow Creek Ranch and Southern Cattle Company complete dispersal of the spring calving Cow Creek Ranch Cow Herd and bull sale. Brangus and Ultrablack females and herd sire prospects shined as 128 accumulated buyers from 11 states snapped up the offering at a torrid pace.

The top selling female lots were at $5,700 as Town Creek Farm, West Point, Miss. paid $3,100 to own lot 67, CCR Brandy 20T5, a 2005 Pathfinder bred female safe in calf. She boasted a 358 day calving interval. While Matt Willey, L Ray Ranch, Beaumont, Texas paid $2,600 to own her daughter, lot 67A, CCR Brandy 20Z. She is the Integrity bred heifer calf at the side of 20T5. Lot 166 and 166A also fetched a bid price of $5,700 as Tanner Farms, Ellisville, Miss. paid $4,000 to own CCR Sugar Esto 518T2. J&L Ranch, Blountstown, Fla., paid $1,700 to own the bull calf at side, Lot 166A, 518Z5, her Pathfinder son.

The third high selling lot was Lot 47 and 47A. Larry Sasser, Bogue Chitto, Miss. paid $3,700 to own Lot 47, CCR Queen Ruth 154X. Monica Farms, Laplace, La. paid $1,600 to own Lot 47A, CCR Sleep Easy 154Z3, her bull calf at side.

The top selling bred female was Lot 168 at $5,000. She is a first generation cow that has been a feature in the Cow Creek International Donor program. She sold to Town Creek Farm, West Point, Miss.

The top selling bull was lot 325, CCR Integrity 355S4. This featured herd sire had a powerful set of bull and heifer calves at side of the females selling. Town Creek Farm, West Point, Miss. paid $17,000 to own this proven powerhouse.

Southern Cattle Company paid $15,000 for Lot 350, CCR Sleep Easy 809Y3. This phenotypically pleasing Sleep Easy son was raised by Gary Townsend, Rosebud Ark. Out of a 7-year-old dam, he was the leadoff prospect in the bull sale and combined "look" and data to the highest degree. He is big topped and smooth made with length and cleanliness of joint and structure. He is Southern Cattle Company's selection to carry on the Cow Creek tradition of excellence.

Lot 326, CCR Sleep Easy 46T3, a proven herd sire, was the third high selling bull. He was well represented by the calves at side of their dams, with a powerful and popular set of prospects. This moderate, heavily muscled, young proven herd sire sold for $12,000 to The Branch Ranch, Mansfield, La.

Repeat Cow Creek Ranch customer, Wooldridge Land and Cattle, Oil City, La. paid $10,250 to own Lot 365, CCR Integrity 145Y2. This calving ease herd sire prospect was the fourth high selling bull.

In the commercial female sale, Harold Feltman, Oakman, Ala. purchased the high selling pen of fall bred heifers from Megehee Cattle Company, Macon, Miss. The purchase price was $2,900 per head.

Volume buyer was Town Creek Farms, West Point, Miss.


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