Press Release
Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge 81st Annual Texas Longhorn Cattle Auction

The 81st annual Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge longhorn sale will be held at Stockman Oklahoma Livestock Marketing, Inc. (Apache Auction Market) in Apache, Oklahoma on Thursday April 11, 2024. Stockman Oklahoma Livestock Marketing is located 0.75 miles northwest of Apache, Oklahoma off Highway 19. Approximately 50 animals will be available, including 2 year old bulls, yearlings, and calves. Stockman Oklahoma Livestock Marketing will have information pertaining to the sale available on their website and Facebook page.

All sale animals may be viewed at the Stockman Oklahoma Livestock Marketing between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on April 10, 2024. All longhorns being sold are registered with or subject for registration with the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America (TLBAA), International Texas Longhorn Association (ITLA), and the Cattleman’s Texas Longhorn Registry (CTLR). Contact Dan McDonald to obtain registration paperwork or to obtain documentation of registered longhorns after purchase.

Heifer calves have been vaccinated against brucellosis with RB-51 vaccine. All bull and heifer calves have been vaccinated against blackleg disease. Health certificates required for interstate shipment of longhorn will be provided by a veterinarian following the auction. Breeding age bulls (~12-24 months) will have tested negative for Trichomoniasis. Prospective buyers should be familiar with their state’s requirements for importing cattle from Oklahoma.

Stockman Oklahoma Livestock Marketing accepts personal checks, cashier’s check, or cash for payment following the auction.