Sales Catalog

The 2020 FALL BULL SALE IS TUESDAY NOV. 3RD (don't forget to vote!)  Our Fall sale catalog link is found below, and the corresponding bull lot videos are now on the November 3 video page.

Our 2020 Spring bull sale, our 51st, was Saturday, April 18th at Western Livestock Auction in Great Falls, MT.  We sold 115 bulls, averaging $3075.  Highest selling bulls were Lots 28 for $7500, and 78 for $7000, both to Romans Ranches, Charolais breeders from Harper, OR, and Lot 22  at $6750 to Arlene and Orville Skogen of Ft. Shaw, MT, repeat buyers.  We thank again everyone who purchased bulls, demonstrating both confidence and prudent caution in these uncertain times.  About half the regulars showed up in person at the yards, the rest bidding on cattleusa.com or arranging for telephone bidding. We again thank you all for a great sale!

TRAVEL UPDATE:  If you are traveling to our sale, and need overnight accommodations, the O'Haire Motor Inn in downtown Gt. Falls, about 15 minutes from the Stockyards, is open.  Their adjacent cafe, with good homemade food, has take-out and limited dine-in, and for a room rate of $70.00 per night plus tax, also with breakfast included--let them know you are in town for the Cobb bull sale to get this corporate rate.  Their number:  406-454-2141 and website:  https://ohairemotorinn.com/

The link to the 2020 Fall Bull Sale catalog :  http://cobbcharolais.com/df/catalog/2020%20Fall%20Bull%20Sale%20Catalog.pdf

The Ultrasound data came in too late to be included in the catalog, but all the data is available from the Charolais Association here on a simpler Excel                         spreadsheet: http://cobbcharolais.com/df/catalog/2020%20FALL%20BULL%20SALE%20ULTRASOUND%20DATA.xlsx

Ultrasound data will be inserted separately into the paper catalog before mailing.

 

TO OPEN THE CATALOG, Adobe Reader software is required.  If you need this free software, go to the official website:  www.adobereader.com  for directions to download and install the Adobe Reader DC software for both Windows and Mac systems. Click on their 'Menu' at the top right-hand for installation instructions.

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To get a "hands-on" paper sale catalog for any of our sales in the mail to you, please call us at the numbers below, or email us at the "Contact Us" page in our Main Menu--please be sure to include your complete mailing address in the 'Message'.

If you would like to purchase bulls, but cannot be present at the sale, we can furnish you with independent order buyers/bid takers who can take your order if you prefer.  Your satisfaction is guaranteed, or your money back.  IF YOU WISH TO BID ONLINE, PLEASE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS:

1.  Sale is broadcast LIVE only on the website www.cattleusa.com   ALL ONLINE BUYERS MUST BE PREREGISTERED ON THIS SITE PRIOR TO SALE DAY.

2.  After submitting a buyer approval request on Cattle USA website, must call Barbara Jo by April 17th, before sale day itself to complete the registration process, and to work out any remaining details.

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Great Falls, Montana is served by Delta Airlines, Alaska/Horizon Air, and United.  United has twice daily direct flights from Denver, Colorado to Gt. Falls.  Horizon's flights connect through Seattle, Delta's flights connect to Great Falls through Salt Lake City, Minneapolis/St. Paul or Seattle.

Cobb quality runs all throughout the sale lots. The general trend is for the older bulls to place in the latter half of the sale offerings, along with the smaller framed bulls, as they are all sold in descending order of  WDA, weight per day of age. The smaller framed bulls, as well as their larger or younger herdmates ahead of them in sale order, all demonstrate our goal of animals that produce a greater proportion of muscle-to-bone ratio, or cutability.  In combination with their uniformity, early maturity, outstanding feed efficiency numbers, and the linebred performance consistency, all make your Cobb bull-sired calves readily saleable.

 As always, if you have ANY questions, please call John at 406-562-3670 or Mike at 406-562-3694--we'll be glad to talk with you!

THANK YOU FOR VIEWING OUR WEBSITE!

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