Breeding sale set for Jan. 28 in Cuero
CUERO -- The 27th annual DeWitt County All Breeds Bull and Female Sale will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. in the Cuero Livestock Commission Co. The sale, sponsored by the DeWitt County Purebred Breeders Association and the DeWitt County Beef and Forage Committee, along with Anthony Netardus, DeWitt County Extension agent, agriculture, has drawn approximately 30 bulls and 400 females.
Breeds of bulls to be offered include Angus, Charolais, Brangus, and Polled Hereford. Bulls between 15 and 25 months of age are brucellosis tested and meet all trichomoniasis requirements as prescribed by the Texas Animal Health Commission. All bulls will have a complete breeding soundness examination conducted by a licensed veterinarian.
The female sale will feature bred, pairs, and open heifers of F-1 Braford (many Tiger Stripes), Brangus, Brahman, Black Baldy, Brangus Baldy, Beefmaster Type, Simbrah Type, and other crossbreds. Many of these heifers are 4-H and FFA commercial heifer prospects. All females, which are between 8 and 40 months old, will be brucellosis tested and palpated within 30 days prior to the sale.
Bulls will sell first, followed immediately by the females. Health papers on all cattle will be given to the buyers.
For more information, call Anthony Netardus at 361-275-0816.