That’s a lot of bull


A Charolais bull looks out of its pen during the 65th annual Ocala Bull Sale at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala, Fla. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. 80 bulls in 12 breeds from six states were up for auction during the nation’s oldest continuous bull sale. All bulls were graded and sifted before the sale. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2020.

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Posted October 23, 2020 | Photography by Bruce Ackerman

The Marion County Cattlemen’s Association hosted its 65th Annual Ocala Bull Sale Tuesday at the Ocala Livestock Pavilion. The event showcased 12 purebred breeds, including Angus, Brahman, Brangus, Charolais and others. More than 110 bulls were graded by local commercial cattlemen, and the University of Florida. This year the sale featured consignors from six states. All the bulls had health certificates by an accredited veterinarians and breeding soundness exams guaranteed by the consignors.