Cattle Growers Sale Brings in More Than $1 Million

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GILA COUNTY — On May 8, the Gila County Cattle Growers Association’s 49th Annual Replacement and Stocker Sale grossed more than $1 million for our ranchers and communities.

The sale included 1,197 head of premium livestock from Gila County ranches.  The 685 steers had an average weight of 636 pounds and sold for an average of $148/CWT.

Heifers, totaling 507, weighed an average of 563 pounds and sold at an average of $141/CWT.

The success of the 2017 Gila County Auction is due to the teamwork of the 50-75 ranchers and friends who volunteered their time, skills, supplies, and elbow-grease.  From sale yard cleanup to final load-out and everything in between, each person was an integral part of the operation.The Officers and Board of Directors of the Gila County Cattle Growers Association extend sincere thanks to these ranchers their families, workers, and friends who volunteered their time and resources to make our Annual Auction a success.

We could never have such a successful event without you!


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