Three cattle shows, the commercial sheep and market lamb show and four sales highlighted day four of Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 26.
In the Red Angus show, the grand champion female was Red Ter-Ron Shocker 10C, exhibited by Ter-Ron Farms of Forestburg, Alta. The reserve was Red Rainbow B Larkaba 39B from Rainbow Red Angus at Cherhill, Alta.
The grand champion bull, Red Redrich Aftershock 238A, came from Wood Coulee Cattle at Swift Current, Sask., and the reserve was Red Six Mile Signature 295B from Blairs.Ag Cattle Co. at Lanigan, Sask., and Jeff Keller.
The top Black Angus female was Blairswest Miss Erica 400C from Blairwest Land and Cattle Co. at Drake, Sask. Remitall Farms Inc. from Olds, Alta., showed the reserve, Remitall F Miss Queen 123B.
Young Dale Hi Definition 185B was the grand champion bull from Young Dale Angus at Carievale, Sask. The reserve was May-Way Breakout 1310 from Poplar Meadows Angus in Houston, B.C.
Greenwood Limousin from Lloydminster, Sask., exhibited the grand champion female in that breed’s show, Greenwood Curve Ball. The reserve, shown by Pinnacle View Limousin from Quesnel, B.C., and Austin Fisk was Greenwood PLD Brandy.
In the bull classes, Cottage Lake Big Star from Cottage Lake Livestock at Stony Plain, Alta., Boss Cattle and Skull Creek Ranches was the grand champion.
The reserve was B Bar Cognac 1B from B Bar Cattle at Lucky Lake, Sask., and additional owners Franseen Limousin, Grand Meadow Farms and Peterson Limousin, all from Wisconsin, Clark Cattle from Ontario and Mandayen Limousin of Australia.
In the commercial sheep show, Govan Ranch from Englefeld, Sask., and Clinton Wiens from Drake, Sask., won the grand and reserve single commercial ewe, respectively.
Kim and Diane MacDougall of Regina, followed by Double L Farms from Fox Valley, Sask., showed the top pens of ewes.
The grand champion market lamb went to the Lewis family from Kirkella, Man., while Double L showed the reserve.
Unofficial sale results are as follows:
In the Gelbvieh sale, 13 lots sold for $103,600. The high seller was a half-interest in a bull calf consigned by Royal Western Gelbvieh of Innisfail, Alta., which sold for $20,000 to Fladeland Livestock of Gladmar, Sask.
The high selling heifer calf went for $12,500.
The Charolais sale totaled $249,650 on 25 lots, including the high-selling bred heifer from McCaw Livestock at Whitewood, Sask., which sold for $20,000 to CSS Charolais at Paynton, Sask. Other highlights included a bull calf for $17,500, a bred cow for $10,500 and a heifer calf for $13,500.
John and Tammy Dolliver of Stettler, Alta., consigned the high-selling bull calf in the Shorthorn sale. It went for $19,500.
The Shorthorn sale totalled $123,300 on 28 lots.
And the national Hereford sale saw 30 lots sell for $212,650.
The high-selling lot was a quarter-interest in a semen package consigned by a group of polled Hereford breeders including ANL from Steelman, Sask., Haroldson’s from Wawota, Sask., and Crittenden Bros. from Imperial, Sask.
The Tahoe Breeders Group paid $42,250 for its share.
Other highlights were a heifer calf for $10,000 and a bred heifer for $9,750.
Also Thursday, Steve Rosvold from Ethelbert, Man., and his dog, Bell, won the stock dog championship trials in a time of 1:55. Rounding out the top five were Campbell Forsyth and Meg from Eriksdale, Man., Peter Gonnet and Bob from Outlook, Sask., Norm Sommer and Lexi from Pleasantdale, Sask., and Milton Scott and Jobie from Airdrie, Alta.
On tap today are the Shorthorn, Hereford, Maine Anjou and Charolais shows, the Limousin, the Power and Perfection Angus sale and new club calf genetics sale, and the commercial cattle show.
The popular Canada’s Premier Select Ranch Horse Sale is also today.
Agribition wraps up tomorrow, featuring the commercial cattle sale, prospect steer and heifer sales, sheep sales and the RBC Beef Supreme Challenge.