2024 Sale Report

What a wonderful day in Umapine, Oregon! We were happy to see so many of our longtime customers and friends while checking in more new buyers than ever! As a first generation Angus ranch, we are so thankful for those of you who have been along for the ride, many of you have bought from us since all the way … Read More

Pick of the Cowherd, IVF Aspiration

A pick of the cowherd IVF aspiration sells Tuesday, February 20. Here’s a first! The addition of female lots to this offering has lead to plenty of brainstorming between us in the past couple years. Rather than select a female to sell embryo interest in this year we have decided to open this opportunity up to give you the right … Read More

2024 Sons of Pathfinder Cows

In the Angus ¬†breed, the Pathfinder award identifies superior cows based on production. Cows are rewarded for calving regularly and raising calves that wean above contemporary group average for 3 years in a row. Specifically, a cow’s first three calves must have an average weaning ratio of 105 to qualify. Ratios are figured based on the average of a calf … Read More

2024 Calving Ease Bulls

Cattlemen in the Pacific Northwest have trusted Kessler Angus for years as a source of calving ease bulls that are safe for use on heifers. In our bull sale catalog we mark the bulls for calving ease using a star rating system. The lots marked as heifer safe bulls in the bull sale book are up to three generations proven … Read More

2023 Sale Results

The Kessler Angus bull sale was held February 21, 2023 at the ranch in Milton-Freewater, Oregon. Sires represented included Sterling Pacific, Heiken Broadview, Baldridge Alternative, Square B True North, Tehama Patriarch, Kesslers Commodore, Sitz Resilient, Bruns High Point 034, Vermilion Bomber G061, and Styles Revelation A23. 116 Angus Bulls averaged $6735 2 Angus Females averaged $19,500 High Selling Females: Lot … Read More

2022 Sale Results

The Kessler Angus Bull Sale was held Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at the ranch, in Umapine, Oregon. 114 registered Angus bulls and the pick of 1 female out of our replacement pen sold. Sires represented included Heiken Broadview, Kesslers Commodore 6516, Baldridge SR Goalkeeper, Tehama Patriarch, Sitz Stellar, Square B True North, Kesslers Cowboy Up 8029, Tehama Tahoe, Paintrock Trapper, … Read More

60 Years of Profitable Breeding

Kessler Angus was founded in 1961 with the purchase of a single Angus heifer. Randy’s father was a row-crop farmer and and at 9 years old, at his first 4-H meeting, Randy explained to the group that he was going to raise registered Angus bulls to sell to commercial cattlemen. 60 years later, he is still doing exactly that. Being … Read More

Commodore Sons

We are excited to offer another stand out set of Kesslers Commodore 6516 sons in our spring bull sale. 20+ Kesslers Commodore sons sell Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at the ranch, in Umapine, Oregon. This set of Kesslers Commodore sons averaged a 77 pound birthweight and were the heaviest average actual weaning weight sire group. A below calf crop average … Read More

Heiken Broadview Sons

A new sire group for us this year are the Heiken Broadview calves. We have thought about using Vermilion Spur E119 and Connealy Spur off and on but when we found Heiken Broadview we knew we had to use him. We were impressed the first time we saw him at Origen and after seeing his most recent photo and photos … Read More

2021 Sale Results

We are so thankful to all of our bidders & buyers for yet another humbling sale. We asked one of the ringmen if we should cancel with the weather our area had before and during the sale but decided to go on with business as usual. We had about a half-full set of bleachers but those who didn’t get through … Read More