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