Monday, September 17, 2012

Two bucks top $1,000

The top-performing buck in the 2012 Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test was a New Zealand Kiko consigned by Sam Burke from Delaware. It sold for $1,175.

Top-performing buck
Laurence (L) and Sam (R) Burke

The top-selling buck was another New Zealand Kiko consigned by Jarred Dennison from Kentucky. It sold for $1,525.

Randy & Jodie Majancsik, new consigners from Kentucky, received the top-consigner award. This award goes to the consigner with the three top-performing bucks in the test. Their top-selling buck was a Kiko (the most resilient buck in the test). It sold for $600.

Top-selling buck (Jarred Dennison)

The Majansciks also received awards for having the most resistant and best gaining buck in the test. This Kiko x Boer buck was the best buy in the sale, selling for a bargain $250.

Verlin Garber, a new consigner from Tennessee, received an award for having the buck with the largest rib eye area (according to ultrasound). Garber sold the test's second best performing buck for $375. It was a 3/4 Kiko x 1/4 Boer.

Top Consigners:  Randy & Jodie Majancsik

The best Boer buck in the test, consigned by Jill Zink (a new consigner from Indiana) was sold via private treaty for $400.

Kendall and Dana Barnes, consigners from Kentucky, will receive a plaque for being five year consigners to the test.