Lacombe Bull Sale celebrates 100 years

Lacombe Bull Sale, one of the province’s longest running multi-breed bull sales will be celebrating 100 years of continuous sales on Tuesday, Apr. 14

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Lacombe Bull Sale, one of the province’s longest running multi-breed bull sales will be celebrating 100 years of continuous sales on Tuesday, Apr. 14.

This sale, sponsored by the Central Alberta Agricultural Society, is unique because it provides an opportunity for those breeders with smaller pure bred herds to market their genetics.

It has a history of providing good quality, selected bulls to a wide range of repeat buyers.

The sale committee has focused on meeting the needs of the commercial beef producer.

Consignors and buyers come from all parts of the province for this sale, from Rocky Mountain House to Consort, from Cessford to the Peace Country.

The 100th Lacombe Bull Sale will be held on Apr. 14, at the historic Sales Pavilion which is located adjacent to the federal research station.

The show of bulls begins at 10 a.m. and the sale starts at 1 p.m.

Historically, the Angus, Shorthorn, Polled and Horned Hereford breeds have been involved in the sale.

Over the years, Simmental, Gelbvieh, Charolais and Murray Grey have participated.

There will be a gala event to celebrate this important milestone on Apr. 13.

For those breeders wishing to consign, the entry deadline is Feb. 6.

Please contact Peter Grant at 403-318-4411 for entry forms and further information about the sale.