OPSU bull sale set for Feb. 21
The beef bulls on the 59th Annual OPSU Performance Test at Goodwell, Okla., were weighed off test Jan. 29. The bulls will be measured for frame score, scrotal circumference and evaluated on semen quality.
The bulls ended up with an average daily gain of 4.14 pounds and a weight-per-day-of-age of 3.21 pounds. Seventy of these bulls will sell in the 59th Annual Bull Sale Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. CST, Goodwell, Okla. The sale will be held in the England Activity Center at the University Farm with Eddie Sims as the auctioneer.
The top gaining bull on test was an Angus junior-age bull consigned by B&M Angus of Edmond, Okla. This bull, a son of B&M Networth 828, gained 5.54 pounds per day and has a weight-per-day-of-age of 3.54 pounds In second place is a Wink Farm Angus of Panhandle, Texas, with an ADG of 5.12 pounds and a WDA of 3.61. This bull is a son of Woodhill Mainline. Another B&M Angus sired by Spur USPB 6401 is third with an ADG of 4.98 pounds and a WDA of 3.88 pounds
B&M Angus also has the top pen of juniors with an ADG of 4.97 pounds In second place is Larry Weinkauf's pen of three Angus of Orlando, Okla., with an ADG of 4.62 pounds These three bulls are sons of Stucky Objective 7541. R. J. Hollon of Woodward has the third place junior pen with an ADG of 4.45 pounds on three Angus sired by Sydgen Mandate 6079.
The senior age bulls are led by an OPSU Angus sired by B&M Right Time 667 who was in OPSU's 56th test. An Al Rutledge Angus of Stillwater, Okla., sired by GAR Predestined is second at 5.22 pounds per day, and a Gerald Fish of Harrah, Okla., Angus sired by Spur SUPB 6401 is third with an ADG of 5.11 pounds
OPSU leads the senior pen division with an ADG of 4.70 pounds on three Angus, all sired by B&M Right Time 667. Al Rutledge's pen of three Angus sired by GAR Predestined is second with an ADG of 4.49 pounds and B&M's pen of three Angus sired by Spur USPB 6401 is third with an ADG of 4.38 pounds
The sale is set for Feb. 21 in the England Activity Building, University Farm, Goodwell, Okla. beginning at 1 p.m. CST. For a catalog, contact Jerry or Gwen Martin at 580-349-1500.