Wilkinson Gelbvieh is a 4th generation, family owned and operated cattle ranch located in Southeastern Colorado between Trinidad and LaJunta. The Wilkinsons raise registered Gelbvieh and Balancer cattle, as well as run a commercial herd. Their bulls (35-40 each year) are sold Private Treaty at the ranch, starting the end of March. Replacement heifers are also sold in the Spring, with select females selling in various consignment sales.
Bill began raising registered Gelbvieh cattle in the mid 1980's, when he bought his first HerdBuilder Gelbvieh bull. A few years later, he met and married Nancy and after a few more years, their daughter Sydney was added to the operation. All are integrally involved in the operation, even though Sydney lives several hours away in Kim, Colorado.
The Wilkinsons raise both purebred Gelbvieh and Balancer cattle, while maintaining their commercial herd, using their own genetics to produce steers and replacement heifers for the beef market. They take pride in their efforts - exhibiting their cattle at various state and national shows throughout the year and offering their bulls and select replacement females for Sale each Spring at the Ranch.