It was another great year at the Houston Stock Show and Rodeo All Breeds Sales and Cattlemen’s Days. On Wednesday, February 27th, bulls of all breeds were in high demand as 86 bulls averaged over $4000. The overall high grading bull this year was exhibited by B&C Cattle Co. of Miami, TX and also fetched top dollar at $11,500. W4 Ranch of Morgan, TX had the 2nd and 3rd high selling bulls at $10,000 and $7,000.
Eared bulls continued to be in high demand as 7 Brangus bulls averaged $4393 with Bradley Hodde of Diamond H Land & Cattle exhibiting the high grading Brangus bull and having the 4th high selling bull of the day for $6500. 3 Brahman bulls averaged $4417 with Tic Tac Toe Ranch exhibiting the 5th overall high grading bull.
On Saturday, March 2nd, Bradley Hodde, Diamond H Land and Cattle, continued his banner spring with the Grand Champion pen of commercial females. They were a set of Chocolate F1 Brahman x Hereford 1st calf cows with 44 Farms Angus sired calves at side. This fancy pen of females garnered $3100 per head.
Demand for commercial females remained high throughout the sale as commercial cattlemen had a positive attitude about the beef industry and spring green-up.