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Decent Bids Offered at TAGRA Sale

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Angora ranchers bid on fullblood hair goats at the annual Texas Angora Goat Raisers Association Sale in July. At the Texas Angora Goat Raisers Association 90th Annual Show and Sale held July 24–25 in Junction, Texas, Angora goat ranchers gathered to show their best and buy new genetics for flock improvement. The sale was dedicated to longtime Angora raiser Jack Groff. Auctioneer Mark Tillman wielded the hammer.

Champion Sale Buck, sold by Triple S Angoras, was purchased by the Pfluger Ranch, Eden , Texas, for $600.  Champion Sale Doe, owned by Bonnie and Dale Naumann, was sold to Cerulean Farm, Harrah, Okla., for $650.    

High selling doe of the sale was offered by Bonnie and Dale Naumann and sold to Alan Stieler, Rocksprings, Texas, for $700.
High selling buck of the sale was offered by Ted Smith and sold to Seco Mayfield for $625.    

The day of the TAGRA sale in Junction, Pat and Tracy Ross from Harper had for sale mohair products including knitted products and yarns. They were selling these Angora goat dolls made with mohair locks.The day of the TAGRA sale in Junction, Pat and Tracy Ross from Harper had for sale mohair products including knitted products and yarns. They were selling these Angora goat dolls made with mohair locks. In the show on Friday, July 24, the “finale class”,  Annie Auld and Bob Davis Special Award $1000 winner-take-all went to Dale and Bonnie Naumann of Spicewood, Texas. The descendants of Bob and Annie Auld Davis have sponsored this event for 10 years. The previous winners are1999—Triple S Angoras, 2000—Triple S Angoras, 2001—Cindy Sites, 2002—Cindy Sites, 2003—Dale and Bonnie Naumann, 2004—Triple S Angoras, 2005—Dale and Bonnie Naumann, 2006—Bo Evans, 2007—Dale and Bonnie Naumann, and 2008—Kim and Bonnie Turner.    

TAGRA members expressed appreciation for the Davis family support and dedication to the Angora industry as well as their show. Show and sale organizers said they would like to thank all the buyers who attended the sale and said they look forward to seeing everyone again next year.           


Barbara Sanders of Blanket, Texas, entered the TAGRA Champion Show Buck. Consignors of a sale animal part the fleece to show the fine mohair locks. Auctioneer Mark Tillman of Junction conducted the sale.
Champion Sale Doe and Reserve Champion Overall Doe, owner Bonnie and Dale Naumann.  Buyer was Cerulean Farm, Harrah, Okla. Pictured are Bonnie Naumann, Jack Groff, in whose honor this year’s TAGRA event was dedicated, and Dale Naumann. Dale Naumann works the sale ring taking bids. Sonora Angora rancher Joe David Ross and other notable goat stockmen and women attended the event.
Bids were hard to come by on some offerings, but the animals high in show placings did bring decent bids. Stephanie Ayers and brother present their consignment at the TAGRA sale. Buyers pait rapt attention to the proceedings as the sale progressed.

Overall Champion Buck–Sales Buck shown by Triple S Angoras
Reserve Overall Champion Buck–Show Buck shown by Barbara Sanders                
Overall Champion Doe–Yearling Show Doe shown by Bo Evans
Reserve Overall Champion Doe–Yearling Sale Doe shown by Bonnie & Dale Naumann                
Champion Sales Buck–Triple S Angoras            
Reserve Champion Sales Buck–Ted Smith            
Champion Sales Doe–Bonnie and Dale Naumann        
Reserve Champion Sales Doe—Darrell Naumann        
Champion Show Buck—Barbara Sandera with her Yearling Buck
Reserve Champion Show Buck—Dale and Bonnie Naumann with their 2nd placed Yearling Buck        
Champion Show Doe—Bo Evans with his 1st placed Yearling Show Doe                
Reserve Champion Show Doe—Bettie Sansom with her 1st placed Aged Show Doe                    
Annie Auld and Bob Davis Special—Dale and Bonnie Naumann.

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