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.
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.
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.