43rd Annual Utah Beef Improvement Association Bull Test Sale
Sets Association Record
The 43rd annual UBIA Performance Bull Test Sale proved to be the best yet. Eighty-seven bulls representing nine breeds or composites were sold by 24 Utah and Colorado seedstock producers. The sale averaged $5,436 across all bulls sold, which was a record for the Association.
The sale was topped by a Black Angus in the Low Birth Weight Division raised by Lisonbee Angus, Roosevelt, Utah that was sold to Stan Smith, Lehi, Utah for $9,250. Other High-selling bulls in various breeds were:
Red Angus raised by Bastian Red Angus, Neola, Utah. Sold to Cory Pace, Coalville, Utah for $6,250. Black Angus-Growth Division raised by Lisonbee Angus, Roosevelt, Utah. Sold to TC Ranch, LLC, Mark Stephenson, Holden, Utah for $7,000. Simmental raised by Top Hat Farms, Deweyville, Utah. Sold to Merrill Yardley, Beaver, Utah for $4,750. Charolais raised by H.B. Cattle Co., Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Sold to Spanish Fork Cattle Co., Salem, Utah for $6,250. Composite-SimAngus raised by Top Hat Farms, Deweyville, Utah. Sold to Pat Yardley, Beaver, Utah for $6,500. Gelbvieh raised by Arrow H Ranch, West Bountiful, Utah. Sold to TN Ranching, Price, Utah and a Gelbvieh raised by Hermansen Cattle Co., Fairview, Utah. Sold to Dee Lynn Fautin, Marysvale, Utah. Both bulls sold for $5,250. Hereford raised by Doug Hall Herefords, Fruita, Colorado. Sold to Joe & Kristi Schalnus, Yampa, Colorado for $7,250.
The members of the UBIA thank all who have supported this year’s test and sale, especially all the producers who came and bought at the 2015 UBIA Performance Bull Test Sale. We look forward to another great test next year.