Best of the West Angus Bull Sale

AUCTIONEER Jim Birdwell 580-695-2352 ASSOCIATION REPRESENTATIVES Radale Tiner, Regional Manager, American Angus Association Mike Phinney, President, Texas Angus Association Robbie Bean, President Elect/Treasurer, Texas Angus Association Wendell Gibson, Vice President, Texas Angus Association James Burks, Past President, Texas Angus Association LIVESTOCK PRESS REPRESENTATIVES Radale Tiner, Angus Journal 979-492-2663 Phil Stoll, Weekly Livestock Reporter 817-366-7332 Delvin Heldermon, Heldermon Marketing 405-205-1116 Robbie Schacher, Special Assignment 817-219-0102 Buyers unable to attend the sale may send their bids to the Sale Consultants, Regional Manager, Ringmen or Auctioneer. SALE CONSULTANTS Tom Dalby 404-372-0973 Roger West 254-434-1095 ORIgen Genetics Unlimited - Gary Wall 406-208-8536 Robbie Schacher 817-219-0102 FOOTNOTES & COMMENTARY Dick Beck 770-846-0046 ACCOMMODATIONS SHERATON FORT WORTH HOTEL 817-335-7000 Downtown Fort Worth To make reservations, please call 817-335-7000. Be sure to ask for the Texas Angus Room Block. AIR TRANSPORTATION The Dallas-Forth Worth Airport is served by all major airlines. INSURANCE Your cattle may be insured at the clerk’s desk. HEALTH Cattle will be accompanied by proper health certificates for immediate inter- state shipment. INSPECTION OF CATTLE Cattle will be available for inspection beginning at 1:00 p . m . Thursday, January 18 at the sale site. All cattle will carry identity tags corresponding to sale lot numbers in the sale book. TRUCKING Reliable truckers will be available sale day to haul your purchases. Contact Robbie Bean at 903-571-7950 for more information. TERMS & CONDITIONS All cattle are to be settled for on sale day, PRIOR to load out. All cattle sell under the terms and conditions as recommended by the American Angus Association. MasterCard and Visa will be accepted for payment with a 4% convenience fee added to the purchase price. ANNOUNCEMENTS A supplemental update sheet will be available sale day with up-to-date infor- mation. All supplemental information and announcements made from the sale block take precedence over printed matter in this sale book. EPD AND BULL INFORMATION Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) in the sale book are current as of 12/15/2017. Updated EPDs can always be viewed online at www.angus.org . For more information about the EPDs in this sale book, please visit www. angus.org . All bulls in this sale are tested free or free by birth right for all genetic defects. LIABILITY All persons attending the sale and related functions do so at their own risk, legal or otherwise, for their safety or the behavior of the animals. The con- signors, sale management, sale facility and Texas Angus Association, assume no liability for loss or damages however so caused. CATTLE ARRIVAL & LOADOUT All cattle will arrive Thursday, January 18, 8:00 a . m . - 12:00 noon . NO LOADOUT will occur until the conclusion of the sale. If you have questions regarding loadout, please call Wendell Gibson 817-304-0312. All cattle must be removed from the pens no later than Sunday, January 21 at 12:00 noon . NO EXCEPTIONS PER FWSS. SALE SPONSOR Texas Angus Association 131 East Exchange Avenue, Suite 116, Fort Worth, Texas 76164 817-740-0778 www.texasangus.com SALE COMMITTEE CHAIR Wendell Gibson 817-304-0312 SALE MANAGER Robbie Bean 903-571-7950 Visit the Angus Journal ® web site, www.angusjournal.com , the Texas Angus Association web site, www.texasangus.com , or the Fort Worth Stock Show web site, www.fwssr.com , to view this sale book online. References: American Angus Association ® , AHIR ® , AngusSource ® , CAB ® , Pathfinder ® . EPDs listed are current as of 12/15/2017. For more information about the EPDs in this sale book, please visit www.angus.org SALE DAY PHONES Sale Office 817-718-1747 • Robbie Bean 903-571-7950 B Parking available at Farrington Field, east of the Will Rogers Complex at the corner of University Drive and Crestline Road. 12:00 noon • FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 SOUTHWESTERN EXPOSITION & LIVESTOCK SHOW • FORT WORTH, TEXAS • WEST ARENA

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