April 1, 2017, 60th Anniversary WBIA Central Bull Test Sale Summary held at UW Platteville Pioneer Prairie Farm.

TOTAL SALE:  68 Bulls averaged $3150


  • 42 Angus averaged $3,323
  • 8 Simmentals averaged $2,980
  • 8 Simmental Angus Cross averaged $2,800
  • 4 Red Angus averaged $2,725
  • 1 Tarentaise averaged $2,500
  • Bulls from this year’s sale are going to:  Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois.

Specific Breed Information:

Biddick, Inc., Livingston, WI had the top selling animal in the sale, Angus Bull, lot # 26, sired by Jindra Double Vision.  David Kromm, Mineral Point, WI purchased the bull for $6,600.  Hermann Wolters, Wolters Farms, Inc., Cuba City, WI consigned the second-high selling Angus bull, lot # 62.  Larry Pedretti, Genoa, WI purchased the Bruin Breaking News 2201 son for $5,750.

Allan Arndt, Double A Simmentals, Janesville, WI consigned the top two selling Simmental bulls. Simmental Lot # 102 a WS All Around Z35 son, sold to Lyle Hopkins, Milltown, WI for $4,400.  Simmental Lot # 104 was the second, high selling Simmental bull.  Alex Bringe, Viroqua, WI purchased that bull also a WS All Around Z35 son for $4,300.

Jim Korte, from Scales Mounds, IL, purchased to top selling Simmental/Angus cross bull for $3,500.  Lot # 114, a Remington Lock and Load son was consigned by Lundell Family Cattle, Livingston, WI.  Lundell Family Cattle also consigned, the second, high selling Simmental/Angus cross bull.  That bull was purchased by John Wessel, Colesburg, IA for $3,000 and was also a Remington Lock and Load son.

UW Platteville Farm, Platteville, WI consigned the two, top selling Red Angus bulls in the test.  Biddick, Inc. from Livingston, WI is the proud new owner of Lot #130, the Red Lacy MC Cowboy Cut 26U son.  The bull bought $3,100.  The second, high selling Red Angus bull, Lot # 127 was sold to David Chrislaw, Shullsburg, WI, He paid $2,800 for a Red Soo Line Momentum 7051 son.

Biddick Inc., Livingston, WI, consigned the top selling Tarentaise bull.  This bull sold for $2,500 to Lloyd Hahn, of Arlington, WI.  The sire of Lot # 112 was BI Ultralight Y765 T33 A019.

For more information please contact John Freitag, (608)575-5000.

2017 High Selling Bull


Buyers Doing Pre-Sale Inspections on Sale Day


Celebrating 60 years. 2017 WBIA Board of Directors