Black cow leads the way at Agribition Angus sale

REGINA — A black cow born in 2006 topped the annual Masterpiece Angus Sale at Canadian Western Agribition yesterday in Regina.

Consigned by Barry, Marj and Robb Young of Carievale, Sask., the cow, Young Dale Pollyanna 78S, fetched $16,000 from Hahn Cattle Co. of Sherwood Park, Alta. Pollyanna’s bull calf sold for $10,000. KBJ Round Farms of Clyde, Alta., and Nordal Angus of Simpson, Sask., were the buyers.

Another high seller came from Heart of the Valley Red Angus owned by Brad and Aleta Chappel of Courtenay, B.C. They sold a red bred heifer for $11,500 to  Bryan MacKenzie’s Brylor Angus of Pincher Creek, Alta.

The sale is an annual Angus event leading off a string of sales at the show. The offering was smaller than past years, but prices were generally strong.

The unofficial average on 40 live lots was $6,097 and the sale grossed $375,000. Twenty lots of frozen semen and embryos were also on offer.

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