At the 75th annual Williams Lake Bull Show and Sale

At the 75th annual Williams Lake Bull Show and Sale

Show and sale yields big champions

This year’s top seller at the 75th annual Williams Lake Bull Show and Sale garnered more than $3,000 more than the top seller in 2011.

This year’s top seller at the 75th annual Williams Lake Bull Show and Sale garnered more than $3,000 more than the top seller in 2011.

The highest seller — an Angus bull owned by Sealin Creek — sold for $10,400 to Fleury Cattle Co. & Saskatla Farms Ltd.

Organizers of the sale say the average Angus bull sold for $3,445.51, and a total of 57 were sold.

Other sales resulted in the top Hereford bull owned by Deanfield Ranch, going for $6,400 to Turner Ranch Ltd.

A total of 37 Hereford bulls sold for an average price of $3,316.22.

Topping the Charolais bull sales was one from Bridge Lake that sold for $3,600 to Garth Everall. Three Charolais Bulls were sold for an average price of $3,100 each.

The top-selling Limousin bull, owned by Pinnacle View Limousin, was sold for $3,400 to Ward Creek Ranch. Four bulls were sold in the category, for an average of $2,750.

When it came to the Gelbvieh bulls, the top seller, owned by Barry and Rober Mader, sold for $3,000 to Brian and Brandy Armstrong. Two were sold in the category — each for an average of $3,000.

In the Simmental bulls, the highest sale was $3,400 for a bull owned by Miocene Simmentals sold to White Saddle Ranch. A total of six bulls were sold in the category, for an average price of $2,683.

The sale took place April 20 at the Williams Lake Stockyards and saw a total of 108 bulls sold at an average of $3,319.44.

Prior to the sale that had standing-room only, the show with judge Darrell Comazzetto of Kamloops took place April 19, again with standing room only.

Comazzetto selected a Grand Champion in the Angus division, a bull owned by Sealin Creek, and Reserve Grand Champion, a bull owned by Todd Marchant and Pam McGuinness. In the Hereford category, he selected a Grand Champion and Junior Champion, a bull owned by Deanfield Ranch. For Reserve Grand Champion, he chose a bull owned by Little Fort Herefords.

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