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History: Calgary Bull Sale Still Great

Reprinted from the April 1953 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

History: Calgary Bull Sale Still Great

Calgary Bull Sale Still Great
By Lorne Stout

‘Optimists and pessimists staged a week-long battle at the 53rd annual Calgary Bull Sale, but by Saturday night – when the last of 1,135 Bulls had been sold – the optimists had won hands down. This had been Calgary’s greatest Bull Sale – in more than half a century. In the face of falling stockyard prices, it had been the second greatest in numbers, the second greatest in dollar value and breed for breed – as well as averages for the entire sale – exceeded only in 1949, 1951 and 1952.’

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