The Canadian Bison Association held its 26th Annual Show and Sale this week at Canadian Western Agribition.
A total of 79 animals were sold in the video auction with prices down from last year.
Heifer prices averaged $4,745 compared to last year’s average of $9,350 while bull prices averaged $7,616.
The Miller family of Silver Creek Bison at Binscarth, Manitoba sold a 2-year-old bull for $17,000 to Beldon Bison Ranch at Nipawin; while the Dory Family of Irish Creek Bison at Vermillion, Alberta sold a 2-year-old bull to Big Country Bison at Pelly, Saskatchewan for $17,000.
The high selling Bred Heifer went for $7600 while the high selling yearling bull sold for $11,500.
The Shankowsky Family of Big Country Bison at Pelly, Saskatchewan were the winners of the shows Premier Breeder Award. Source : Discoverestevan