Auction Shorthorn Stock of the late George Lasby
A dispersal auction sale of the Laslynnturn
Shorthorn stock from the estate of the late George Lasby saw a total of
$32,000 in bids for 66 Shorthorn lots from one of
The sale, held at the Lasby farm at Arkell,
saw bidders attend from five states in the
The top bid registered was $1,350, by H.
The Lasby herd was established 25 years ago and Mr. Lasby took great pride in selecting females of high individual merit and best pedigree strength which he obtained through purchase of leading Canadian and Scottish stock.
Laslynnturn stock had achieved notable
success at the Canadian National Exhibition, the Royal Winter Fair, the
Western Fair in
Among Laslynnturn stock achieving success were Ransom Junior, Grand Champion bull at the C.N.E. and senior and reserve grand champion at the Royal Winter Fair, Garguston Grand Finale, twice senior champion at the Royal Winter Fair and Cruggleton Bayard by Calrossie Welcome, a top breeding bull purchased for $4,100 in the Sale of Stars in 1953.
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