August 15, 2004
August, 2004 -
$1,030 Average Attained at American Dorper Show and Sale
A total of 130 lots sold for an average of $1,030.96 at the Fifth Annual American Dorper National Show and Sale in Sedalia, Mo.
The champion Dorper ram, a yearling purebred owned by Broadmead Farms, Oregon, sold for $4,100. The reserve champion Dorper ram came from Riverwood Farms, Ohio, and sold for $3,600. The champion Dorper ewe, a spring lamb offered by Riverwood Farms, sold for $8,750. The reserve Dorper champion ewe from Broadmead Farms sold for $1,000.
The White Dorper champion ram came from Half-Circle Six Ranches, Texas, and sold for $7,000. The reserve champion White Dorper ram, from Broadmead Farms, brought $1,800. The White Dorper champion and reserve ewes came from Riverwood Farms, and sold for $2,600 and $1,600 respectively.
National Columbia Show & Sales Averages $605
A total of 156 head of Columbia sheep averaged $605 at the recent National Columbia Show & Sale in Wooster, Ohio.
The grand champion ram was consigned by David Cook & Family, Wakeman, Ohio. It was purchased by Albert Prather of Boonville, Calif., for $3,500. The reserve champion ram was shown by Peterson Sheep Co., Lemmon, S.D., and purchased by Thomas Parkurst & Sons, Freemont, Ohio, for $2,400.
The grand champion ewe, from David Cook & Family, sold to Bob Toth, Jr., Litchfield, Ohio, for $3,050. Marshall Stock Farm, Oriska, N.D., showed the reserve champion ewe, which sold to Homestead Farm, Ft. Lupton, Colo., for $1,700.