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Beckton's annual joint production sale with Halfmann Red Angus will happen on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 this.  The sale will be at the Halfmann ranch in Miles, Texas.


Beckton's 72nd Anniversary Production Sale on April 11th, 2017 was well attended with more than 200 buyers registered.
All 280 odd lots sold rapidly under the expert direction of auctioneer Roger Jacobs, with the top bull selling for $31,000.

Videos of all sale lots and our catalog are still available on-line.  Visit our sales history page to view.


Beckton's 71st Anniversary Production Sale on April 12th, 2016 was a successful one with lively bidding both locally, over the phone and via the Internet:

  • 241 bulls, average almost $6,700 topping out at $32,000
  •   30 heifers, average over $4,000 with a maximum of $6,500

The 255 buyers hailed from 23 states and 2 Canadian provinces.

The catalog and videos for this and previous sales are still available for viewing on our past sales page.


At our joint Fall sale with the Halfmann Ranch on October 7th, 2015 the average sale prices on our lots were:

Details with videos of all sale lots are still available on our past sales page.


Beckton's 70th Anniversary Production Sale on Tuesday April 14th, 2015 was a record breaker:

Buyers were from 20 states as well as from Canada.  It was quite a lively sale with more than 200 buyers registered, up to 50 of whom were bidding via two conference call phone lines.

Videos of all lots are still available for viewing here. The catalog may also still be downloaded here.


Our annual joint fall production sale held with Halfmann Red Angus took place at the Halfmann ranch in Texas on October 1st, 2014.  Lots sold with average sale prices were:

Buyers were from 9 states and Mexico.

The catalog and videos for this sale are still available for viewing here.


Beckton's 69th Anniversary Production Sale was held at Beckton on Tuesday April 8th, 2014. Sold were:

The 2014 catalog and videos of all lots are still available for viewing here.


Beckton held a Fall joint production sale with Halfmann Red Angus on October 2nd, 2013.
The sale was at the Halfmann ranch in Miles, Texas.

Altogether there were 540 Red Angus sold:

The sale catalog may be viewed on our past sales page and videos of all lots here.  Further sale info is available at Halfmann Red Angus.


Beckton's 68th Anniversary Production Sale was held at Beckton on Tuesday April 9th, 2013, and quite well attended in spite of late winter bad weather (consequently, there were more bidders than usual on the phone line this year).  219 bulls were sold at an average of over $4,500 with the top bull, Beckton Clifftop Z500 E4, bringing in $29,000.  34 heifers averaged just over $2,700.

Besides the Beckton lots there were 30 bulls and 30 heifers from Tongue River Ranch included in the sale.  Their averages were over $3,700 and just under $2,600 respectively.

This year for the first time on-line videos of each each bull were made available for viewing on this website; these are still available for viewing on the Past Sales page. Our 2013 catalog is still available for viewing here.


Beckton's 67th Anniversary Production Sale was held at Beckton on Tuesday April 10th, 2012.  265 bull and 63 heifers were offered.  The average bull price was more than $4,400 with the highest sold at $21,000.  The average heifer sold for just under $3,000.

The 2012 catalog is still available for download here.


Beckton's 66th Anniversary Production Sale was held at Beckton on April 12th, 2011.  The cattle offered were enthusiastically received and sold well, both in the ring and over the phone.  The 253 bulls sold for an average of more than $4,600 each with the top bull going for $19,000.  The average for 70 heifers was almost $2,500.

The 2011 catalog is still available for downloading here.


Beckton's 65th Anniversary Production Sale was held on Wednesday April 14th, 2010.  The sale was quite well attended with a near record number of phone-in bids.  The 205 Beckton bulls averaged out at about $3,500 with the top bull going for $19,500; the 17 heifers averaged about $2,000 each.

The 2010 catalog is still available for downloading here (high resolution, slow downloading) or here (low resolution, faster downloading).


Beckton's 2009 Fall Sale was held on November 9th.  This was a joint sale with Mushrush Red Angus.  This sale made history by perhaps being the first in the industry to be held at two simultaneous locations (Beckton in Wyoming and the Mushrush ranch in Kansas) and on the Internet via the facilities of DVAuction.  The catalog is still available in low resolution (fast downloading) here or high resolution (slow downloading) here.


Beckton's 64th Anniversary Production Sale was on Wednesday April 8th, 2009.  The catalog for this sale is still available; click here to view it.  That Beckton's are among the finest cattle around is well put in an article about this sale in the Tri-State Livestock News.


Beckton's 63rd Anniversary Production Sale was on Friday April 11th, 2008.  The catalog is still available here

the 2016 Spring sale underway on April 12th

the 2010 Spring sale in progress

the buyer registration desk

the 2009 Fall Sale in progress by Internet!

photo © 2009 by Jane Redding

The 62nd Anniversary Production Sale under way on 14 April 2007


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