Photo by Emily Jaycox

Texas Longhorn Select Sale attracts buyers from all over Canada

PHOTOS: Texas Longhorn Select Sale photos and results

The Alberta Texas Longhorn Select Sale on Oct. 5, held in the cattle pavilion of the Calnash Ag Event Centre, saw a large crowd gather even during a busy harvest season.

In the morning there was a show. “Winning Ways,” owned by Colton Bailey from Loneridge Hall district won first place in the 2018 heifer class.

“MSW Trails,” owned by Mark and Tina Stewart of Ponoka, placed first in the 2018 bull class.

The sale moved along quickly with buyers from all over Canada.

The high selling female, “Lazy J’s Chelsea,” sold for $2500 and is headed to her new home in Saskatchewan.

The volume buyer of the day was headed back to Golden B.C. with a trailer load.

The high selling bull, “Locked and Loaded,” sold for $1500. He came from Quesnel, B.C. and was purchased by MSW Farms and will stay here at Ponoka.

-Submitted by Mark Stewart

 

Lazy J’s Chelsea, owned by MSW Farms (Mark and Tina Stewart). Photo by Emily Jaycox

Longhorn enthusiasts gather to watch as the show begins Oct. 5 in the cattle pavilion of the Calnash Ag Event Centre. Photo by Emily Jaycox

Photo by Emily Jaycox

Mark Stewart begins the show. Photo by Emily Jaycox

Photo by Emily Jaycox

Mark Stewart, left, receives the first place award in the 2018 bull class for his bull “MSW Trails.” Photo submitted

Colton Bailey from Loneridge Hall district won first place in the 2018 heifer class. Photo submitted

Jo-Ann Miller, right, the secretary of the Alberta Texas Longhorn Association (ATLA) presents the Buck Miller Herd Sire memorial award to Kristine Fossum of Consort, Alta, owner of U7 Primers Shadow. Miller sponsored the award in her fathers memory. He was a co-founder and breeder and passed away in 2009. Miller chose this young bull because of his great confirmation, breeding lineage and great potential. Photo submitted

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