Information shared at the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) meetings held July 12-16 in Des Moines, Iowa, indicates that Red Angus calves are more highly valued by cattle buyers than other breed types.
The abstract, entitled “Effect of breed on the sale price of beef calves sold through video auctions from 2010 through 2014” (King, et al., J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 93, Suppl. S3-pages 640-641.), contained data on 33,811 lots of calves, totaling 3.3 million head, sold in 116 video auctions.