John and Mary Fahlgren held their sale of Black Angus bulls at the Glasgow Stockyards on May 9. Fahlgren Angus has been using AI since 1995. The six AI sires used were chosen to meet long term goals of maternal traits, calving ease and growth.
Ed Hinton called the auction of 18 bulls, which brought an average price of $3,189. The top five averaged $4,650.
The top selling bull was Lot 479, sired by Rito 6EM3. This bull sold to FL Robinson, LLC of Malta for $5,000. Lot 479 had a birthweight of 68 pounds, a weaning weight of 795 pounds and a yearling weight of 1,225 pounds.
Lot 86475, a Special Focus son, went to Daryl Waarvik of Glasgow for $4,750. The bull had an 85-pound birthweight, a 720-pound weaning weight and a yearling weight of 1,125 pounds.
Daryl Waarvik took the next bull too. Lot 911, another Special Focus son, sold for $4,500.
Lot 8077 was bought by Rafter Diamond Ranch of Scobey for $4,500. The birthweight was 86 pounds, weaning weight 680 pounds and yearling weight 1,250 pounds.
FL Robinson, LLC bought Lot 8396, an Extra 5205 son, for $4,500.
Daryl Waarvik bought four bulls, making him this year’s volume buyer.