Goat sale prices down slightly over last year

Fifteen lots grossed $11,215 to average $747.67 in the annual Boer goat sale held during Canadian Western Agribition.

Prices were softer than last year, when the average was $881.33 on the same number of lots.

The high seller was Venture 2 KCF Stelia, a purebred doeling offered by Venture 2 of Steelman, Sask. It sold for $2,300 to Brian and Christine Prinz of Pryme Farms in Wooler, Ont., who bid by telephone.

The top selling male was the reserve junior champion buck, Venture 2 Todor, consigned by Calico Creek Goats of Yorkton, Sask. Sheila Thackeray of Weyburn, Sask., purchased the buck for $825.

The grand champion purebred buck was Calico Creek Hot Water, which sold for $800. Reserve champion was Beat Xacteal from Beatles Boers at Southey, Sask.

In the female show, Venture 2 showed the grand champion and reserve purebred doe, Twelve Acre 141X and Venture 2 KCF 5, respectively.

Calico Creek showed the grand and reserve champions in the percentage doe class: Calico Creek Sequence and Spirit Kara.

In the commercial classes, Kae Ronne Tsunami, exhibited by Kerry O’Donnell of Calder, Sask., was named grand champion doe. The reserve was Rockin R 2Y from Moose Jaw, Sask.

Rockin R also showed the grand champion pen of three and the grand and reserve champion market kids.

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