In Jamieson, it’s definitely a . . . BULL MARKET

The 20th annual Maag/Oft/Vallad bull sale drew spectators and customers from across the region. The event not only showcased prime stock for sale but also a free lunch and plenty of conversation for those who journeyed to Jamieson in March.(The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

By Pat Caldwell

The Enterprise

JAMIESON — Everyone goes to the bull sale.

Or so it seems.

Men and women from as far away as Nevada and Washington – and many from right here in Malheur County – converged recently at the Maag/Oft/Vallad bull sale in Jamieson.

Pickups and cars and trucks with trailers lined the gravel roadway at Bob and Mary Ann Maag’s Angus Ranch for a mile or more against a backdrop of corrals and loading chutes.

The atmosphere resembled that of one big barbecue . . .