May 22, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 21

Nelsons Sell Simmental-Angus Bulls At Annual Stockyards Events

The Nelson family, Floyd and Deanna Nelson and Don and Sheila Nelson, held their annual bull production sale on May 2 at the Glasgow Stockyards with Ed Hinton as auctioneer. Their bulls are black and red Simmental/Angus composites.

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Samar Fay / The Courier
Don Nelson, center left, takes a minute with some of the buyers after the Nelson Ranch bull sale at the Glasgow Stockyards. Ron Petter is at left, and Walter Ozark holds Blake Haynes at right.

The 71 bulls averaged $2,615. The top 10 sold for an average of $3,650.

The six top bulls all sold for $3,750. Four of them were red, three sired by the Red Angus bull Code Red.

Travis Nelson of Richland took home three of these top bulls. Lot 62, a half Simmental/half Red Angus Code Red bull, had an 88-pound birthweight. His ratios were weaning weight 112 and y...

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