Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Angus in Action Sale Summary

Nine Angus breeders representing each of the 3 Maritime Provinces consigned 18 purebred and 5 commercial lots to the 15th  annual Angus in Action Sale held on October 26 at Nappan NS. Purebred sales averaged $1839, and commercials averaged $1810. The top-selling purebred, Bonshaw Zinnia 64Z, was consigned by Bill Best (Hillcrest Farm), Bonshaw PE, and purchased by Melvern Simmentals (Bill and Richard Armstrong), Kingston NS for $2600. Irwin Jewell of York, PE, paid $2600 for the high-selling commercial, an F-1 baldy consigned by Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River PE. Volume buyer was Clarence Estabrooks from Sackville NB who purchased 5 lots. The Sale organizers would like to thank the 12 returning buyers and the  4 first-time buyers for their support of the 2013 Angus in Action Sale.