Performance test bull sale March 30

Pennsylvania bull sale

ROCK SPRINGS, Pa. — The 45th Performance-Tested Bull Sale will be held March 30, at noon, at Pennsylvania’s Livestock Evaluation Center in Rock Springs, Centre County.

Consignors will offer 103 bulls that completed a 112-day evaluation. They also passed a breeding soundness exam. Top bulls from each breed are in sale order as follows.

Angus. Consigned by Alexis Cash of York County; adjusted yearling weight 1,382 pounds; average daily gain 5.13 pounds; adjusted loineye 13.9 square inches; 63 Angus will sell.

Simmental. Consigned by Lady Bug Farm, Middleport, New York; adjusted yearling weight 1,406 pounds; ADG 5.37 pounds; adjusted loineye 14.0 square inches; 13 Simmentals will sell.

Hereford. Consigned by Slayton’s Beardance Farm, Bedford County; adjusted yearling weight 1,340 pounds; average daily gain 4.58 pounds; adjusted loineye 14.6 square inches; 12 Herefords will sell.

Red Angus. Consigned by Country Acres Farm, New Windsor, Maryland; adjusted yearling weight 1,400 pounds; average daily gain 4.62 pounds; adjusted loineye 13.4 square inches; Seven Red Angus will sell.

Fleckvieh Simmental. Consigned by Elk County Simmentals, Elk County; adjusted yearling weight 1,355 pounds; average daily gain 4.58 pounds; adjusted loineye 15.0 square inches.

Charolais. Consigned by Smeal Farms, Clearfield County; adjusted yearling weight 1,243 pounds; ADG 4.98 pounds; adjusted loineye 13.2 square inches.

Shorthorn. Consigned by Bomgardner’s Shorthorns, Lebanon County; adjusted yearling weight 1,148 pounds; ADG 4.23 pounds; adjusted loineye 13.6 square inches.

SimAngus. Consigned by Messick Farms, Dauphin Co.; adjusted yearling weight 1,343 pounds; ADG 4.81 pounds; adjusted loineye 14.5 square inches; Four SimAngus sell.

Shorthorn Plus. Consigned by Bomgardner’s Shorthorns, Lebanon Co.; adjusted yearling weight 1,244 pounds; ADG 3.71 pounds; adjusted loineye 14.6 square inches.

Catalogs featuring final weights and performance information, and videos of the bulls are available at The auction will be streamed on

Additional events include a trade show and the Pa. Angus Finest Female and Simmental female consignment sales following the bull sale.


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