There’s some good money changing hands in Regina for some top quality livestock genetics as the Purebred cattle shows and sales continue at Canadian Western Agribition.
Thursday in the Show ring at the Chevrolet GMC Stadium was the Black Angus Show, Limousin Show and Red Angus Show.
At the John Deere Sales Arena was the Gelbvieh Sale, Shorthorn Sale, Charolais Sale, the Hereford Sale and Limousin Sale.
Some of the Highlights from Wednesday’s sales include the Speckle Park Grand Champion Bull Calf selling to an Australia buyer for $11,500.
The high selling Speckle Park bred heifer sold for $26,000 with 1/3 interest going to Great Britain, and an embryo package selling to a buyer from New Zealand.
The Angus Masterpiece Classic Sale featured 2 heifer calves going to a ranch in Michigan for a total of $37,000 with Embryo packages also selling into North Dakota and Texas.
The High selling Bred Heifer at the Simmental sale sold for $20,000 with the high selling heifer calf going for $13,500 another highlight was the sale of embryo’s into Australia.
Some of the highlights from Thursdays sales the top selling animal of the day was a $70,000 Hereford Bull consigned by Haroldson’s Polled Herefords at Wawota, while the top selling bred heifer was a$33,000 Hereford consigned by Harvie Ranching at Olds, Ab.
The high selling heifer calf in the Charolais sale went for $15,000.
The Futurity Champ yearling bull in the Gelbvieh sale sold for $14,000 to Lost River Livestock in Minnesota.
Braun Ranch at Simmie consigned the top selling Shorthorn Bull at $12,500 and the top selling Shorthorn heifer at $12,000.
In the Limousin sale the top selling bred heifer sold for $15,500 was consigned by B Bar Cattle.