Farming Magazine - April, 2012

SHOW PREVIEW

22nd National Belted Galloway Sale

April 26-29, Fryeburg, Maine

Again this year, the New England Galloway Group (www.newenglandgallowaygroup.com) is proud to host the 22nd Annual National Belted Galloway Sale. This sale, as it has in the past will again be held at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds in Fryeburg, Maine. The sale consists of some of the best quality registered Belted Galloway's in the country.

New this year is the addition of "The Maine Event - Elite Heifer Sale," which will offer other high quality breeds of beef cattle. If you are looking for great heifers, be it Angus, Simmental, Hereford, as well as other breeds, this is the place to come.

This sale will be broadcast on the web in its entirety by Edjecast to accept online bidding in real time. To be able to bid online you must sign up with Edjecast either online at www.edjecast.com or you can call Jennifer Smith at 866-839-3353.

The Fryeburg Youth Show runs in conjunction with the sale and is open to youth from all over New England. The youth show offers showmanship, heifer and steer classes, with a jackpot steer show. For more information on the youth show you can go to www.fryeburgyouthshow.com or contact Diane Gushee at 207-256-7798 or fryeburgyouthshow@yahoo.com.

Come enjoy the weekend events which also include a banquet and youth auction, vendors, and entertainment for all. Within minutes of the White Mountains come for the scenery, shopping, meeting good people and learning new things.

Admission is free, if you would like more information on the Belted Galloway Sale you can contact Scot Adams at 207-696-3812 or mnshadow@tdstelme.net, or for the Maine Event - Elite Heifer Sale contact Matt Thurston at 207-357-8900 or pinecreekshowcattle@yahoo.com.