Foreign visitors impressed with Agribition’s progress – Vintage WP

REGINA (Staff) — International visitors to this year’s Agribition expressed amazement that the annual livestock show had reached such vast proportions after only six years in existence. Last year visitors registered from more than 20 countries, and this year overseas delegations of livestock specialists from Europe, Africa, Great Britain and South America had a look […] Read more

Optimism prompts brisk sales at Agribition – Vintage WP

REGINA – With the cattle market on the upswing and a packed house on hand for the event, the Canadian Western Agribition commercial cattle sale saw good bidding and strong prices. The total for the event Nov. 28 was almost $934,000, up 15 percent from last year. There were 295 feeder steers sold at an […] Read more

Agribition results – Vintage WP

REGINA (Staff) — Results of the first half of the 1980 Canadian Western Agribition are: Holstein The average at the Agribition Holstein sale was $2909 on 47 lots. The high seller was a female consigned by Ultra Holsteins and David Chalack, Cochrane, Alta. She sold for $7000 to Lyall Brown, Brandon, Man. Angus The average […] Read more

Sale of Champions brings top prices – Vintage WP

REGINA — It was emotional blackmail, but it worked. When Agribition bid-taker Ted Serhienko held up the 14-year-old boy who won the grand aggregate youth sheaf, Hoechst Canada couldn’t resist his grinning face. The company bought Rylan Herndier’s sheaf for $3,300 from Agribition’s Sale of Champions. His 12-year-old brother, Ben, also got $3,300 for his […] Read more