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2017 Canadian Western Agribition breaks records
 
Canadian Western Agribition was the first event to be hosted by the new International Trade Centre and organizers are calling it a success.
 
It took some time to put the numbers together but organizers say several new records were set.
 
Total livestock sales were the best they've been since 1997 and the second highest in CWA history, at $3.5 million.
 
Show attendance was up by 2.7% over last year, with 126,500 visitors.
 
Overall, International guests totalled about 1,250 many of whom took home some top quality genetics.
 
The 2017 show saw a 40% increase and record high in international buyers with 365 buyers coming from 86 different countries. 
 
Source : Discoverestevan