Isa Beefmasters, LLC’s 59th Beefmaster bull sale was held October 3rd in San Angelo, Texas. It was an excellent sale; with 45 buyers from 9 states, Costa Rica and Mexico taking home 118 Beefmaster bulls at an average of $4864. Isa’s President, Lorenzo Lasater, stated the sale was strong, with excellent demand for good Beefmaster genetics even in an “unprecedented” year. Auctioneer Joe Goggins of Billings, MT sold the 118 bulls in the blistering time of 1 hour, 39 minutes.
The high-selling bull, L Bar 9124, sold to Greg Tatum of Texas for $17,000. This awesome young herd sire prospect is the son of Schneider 0481 and L Bar 7111 and was one of the overall top performers in the offering.
The second high-selling bull, San Pedro 8817, sold to Arthur Rainey of Florida for $16,000. This excellent bull was the top performer amongst the 2-year-old bulls was sired by San Pedro 3-121.
Volume buyers included: A. Duda and Sons, FL -16, Lykes Brothers, FL – 13, the Wedgeworth Clan, TX – 8, Arthur Rainey, FL – 6. The following each purchased 5 bulls: Bonds Ranch, TX, Jeff Cairns, TX, Fite Ranch, NM and Alamo ranch, NM.
Current Isa president, Lorenzo Lasater, represents the 4th generation of the family dedicated to breeding performance Beefmaster genetics. The breed was founded by Lorenzo’s grandfather, Tom Lasater, in 1937. This year marks the 83rd anniversary of the breed.
According to Lorenzo, “This set of bulls represents over 80 years of consistent, balanced selection for economically viable cattle. These bulls will produce excellent feeder calves and replacement heifers in any environment, but especially the tougher ones. With more pounds at weaning, lower input costs, more longevity and the best mother-cow on the planet, Beefmasters can’t be beat.”
The Lasater family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to everyone in attendance, especially the many repeat customers, including several second generation buyers. We are already working hard to bring you our 60th set of Beefmaster bulls on October 2nd, 2021.