Beef shows, sales dominate at Agribition

Purebred beef shows and sales are well underway at Canadian Western Agribition.

The First Lady Classic, Futurity and President’s Classic interbreed show kicks off the events each year.

The First Lady Classic winner was a Black Angus, VOS Vegas Black Pearl 3F, from Poplar Meadows Angus and Haillie Conley of Houston, B.C.

Remitall West of Olds, Alta., and Medonte Highlands showed the reserve, Remitall-W Belle ET 45F, a Polled Hereford.

A Black Angus also won the Futurity. Brooking Countess 7077 with calf, Brooking Dusty’s Countess 9026, from Brooking Angus Ranch at Radville, Sask., and Dusty Rose Cattle Co. topped the event.

The reserve was a Charolais, SVY Starstruck 712E, with calf, SVY Starstruck 938G, exhibited by Serhienko Cattle Co. at Maymont, Sask., and Brandon Hertz.

And on the bull side, the President’s Classic winner was a Polled Hereford, Haroldson’s Upgrade 33D 36G from Haroldson’s Polled Herefords at Wawota, Sask.

Sunny Valley Simmentals of Hanley, Sask., showed the reserve, SVS Dynasty 915G.

Twin View Livestock from Parkbeg, Sask., took three of four banners in the Gelbvieh show.

AWB Twin View Gayle 78E ET, with calf AWB Twin View Gayle 9G, was named grand champion female, while AWB Twin View Sugar 26F was the reserve.

The top bull was AWB Twin View Mayweather 39F ET.

Fladeland Livestock of Gladmar, Sask., showed the reserve, Fladeland Gronk 23G ET.

In the Simmental show, Sunny Valley’s Dynasty 915G was named grand champion. The reserve was Mader The National 43E from Mader Ranches of Carstairs, Alta.

On the female side, New Trend Class Act 3E with calf JM New Trend Style Matters 7G won the event. They were exhibited by JM New Trend Cattle Co. of Strathmore, Alta.

The reserve champion female was CMS Soda Pop 425B with calf Black Gold MS Soda Pop 90G from Black Gold Simmental at Lloydminster, Sask.

The National Speckle Park grand champion female was River Hill 54Z Elle 25E with calf River Hill 105D Glitter 25G from River Hill Farm at Neilburg, Sask.

The reserve female came from Richmond, Virginia; Inc Havana 101 F was exhibited by Prestwould Parke.

Notta Ranch at Neilburg, Sask., exhibited the grand champion bull, Notta 1B Hawkeye 444E, while MT Bar Ranch from Drayton Valley, Alta., showed the reserve, MT Bar Eddie The Eagle 01E.

In the Maine Anjou classes, the grand champion percentage female was Anastasia 40G from Reid Ranching at Hafford, Sask. The reserve was JSUL Blue Hottie 9505G ET from Lucky Springs Farms of Rocky Mountain House, Alta.

The grand champion purebred open female winner was Miss Rusylvia 43G from Rusylvia Cattle Co. of Derwent, Alta., and Riley Pashulka. Miss Rusylvia 71G was the reserve winner.

Vandy Cattle at Benson, Sask., showed the grand and reserve percentage bull champions, VNDY Ricochet 917G and VNDY Cuervo 905G.

The purebred bull winner was ABC Deliver 54F from ABC Cattle Co. at Whitewood, Sask., and the reserve was Mr Rusylvia 108G.

One Tree Ranching Co. from Patricia, Alta., took three banners in the Canadian National Texas Longhorn show: grand and reserve non-haltered female with OT Annie De and OT Bonnie B, and grand champion trophy steer, OT White Lightning.

The grand champion bull was Dances For the Ladies 69 from Double D Arena at Outlook, Sask., and the reserve winner was Knight Blade from DS Cattle Co. of Carman, Man.

The supreme champion Huacaya Alpaca female was High Plains Lock of Fame, a two-year-old fawn from High Plains Alpacas of Saskatoon, and the supreme male was Tiger Park Excell, a white yearling from Tiger Park Alpacas of Edam, Sask.

The top fleece was also from Tiger Park, and came from Tiger Lily Shaka’s Pillar, a three-year-old fawn.

And in the horse pull events, Ron Sebastian of Lumsden, Sask., won the middleweight class with LD and Spike, and the heavyweight class with Mark and Jeff.

The lightweight title went to Drew Martin of Regina with Roque and Bud.

The Canadian Western Agribition grand champion Simmental bull was the entry of Sunny Valley Simmentals, Hanley, Sask. | Barbara Duckworth photo

The Canadian Western Agribition grand champion Speckle Park female came from the show strong of the Ducherer family of River Hill Farm, Neilburg, Sask. The cow was named River Hill 54Z Elle 25E. . | Barbara Duckworth photo

The Speckle Park breed had its largest national show to date at Canadian Western Agribition held Nov. 25-30. The grand champion bull was Notta 1B Hawkeye 444E shown by Jason Goodfellow of Notta Ranch, Neilburg. This bull was also named champion of the world in the Speckle Park category. | Barbara Duckworth photo

Consigned by MT Bar Ranch of Drayton Valley Alta., a half semen interest and full possession sold for $14,500. The bull was named MT Bar Eddie the Eagle 01E. Tell Calvert is at the halter. There were 36 1/2 lots on offer to average $7,552. | Barbara Duckworth photo

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