• Dawn Riley

Westman Farms Holds 22nd Annual Bred Heifer Sale


Redstar Simmental Angus Cross waiting to move out.

Westman Farms held their annual Bred Heifer Sale on December 6 at the farm and considering the year the cattle industry has experienced they had a great sale. Now being operated by the 4th generation of the Westman family, Westman’s 22nd annual sale has grown with the changes in the industry, offering three different ways to purchase cattle; online, offsite, and in person. With over 500 head of cattle, potential buyers were able to view the variety of heifers available through videos online, providing plenty of time to choose their new editions to their herds. There were 490 heifers sold averaging $2850 a head. This year’s sale had buyers from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and for the first time, Quebec. Derek Westman was pleased with the success of the sale, “We have a great industry and a great community, and I am proud to be a part of it”.

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