The number of bison on offer was up but sale prices were down during the 26th annual show and sale at Canadian Western Agribition in Regina.
Seventy-nine head sold for a total of $451,810 compared to 67 animals that sold for $531,650 last year.
Two bulls each sold for $17,000 to top the sale, including the grand champion male from Silver Creek Bison at Binscarth, Man., and a two-year-old from Irish Creek Bison at Vermilion, Alta.
The reserve bull from Beldon Bison at Nipawin, Sask., sold for $11,500.
On the female side, Tatonka Ranch from Fort St. John, B.C., showed the grand champion female, a yearling that sold for $6,700. The reserve female from Big Country Bison at Pelly, Sask., sold for $7,500.
But the high seller was a two-year-old bred heifer from Torch River Bison, Snowden, Sask., that went for $7,600.
Agribition was held Nov. 19-24.