Veteran breeders nab top prize

The Calgary Bull Sale is a 27-year tradition for Stewart and Cathy Crone. This year has a special meaning for them now that they have won grand champion bull for the first time with SGC 814Y Diamond Amigo 45C, born in 2015. It sold for the sale’s top price of $26,000 to Fenton Hereford Ranch […] Read more

Smiles all around at Calgary sale

Enthusiasm is back and ‘everybody is proud to be a livestock producer today,’ says rancher

Andrew and Emma Cross are among the bluebloods of the Calgary Bull Sale. They are the fifth generation of Crosses to attend the sale, which their great-great-grandfather, A.E. Cross, helped found 115 years ago. This year, the teenagers helped prepare a string of four for the event, which they have attended for as long as […] Read more

Sale results show optimism, youth are returning

Interest growing | Breeders say an increasing demand illustrates a new outlook

The Calgary Bull Sale may be a shadow of its former self, but it continues to draw a group of dedicated consignors. “This is their main marketing avenue, not just for sales but for promotion of their business,” said Doug Finseth, president of the Alberta Cattle Breeders Association, which has organized the event for 113 […] Read more

Another champion for Hamilton family

Bull sells for $26K | Alberta ranchers win Angus banner for the ninth time since 2003

A set of cousins and a family that has been coming to the Calgary Bull Sale for four generations were the big winners at the 112th event held Feb. 28-March 1. For Gavin and Mabel Hamilton of Innisfail, Alta., nine out of 10 isn’t bad. Since 2003, they have won the grand champion Angus banner […] Read more