The high-selling goat in the sale was this 2007 New Zealand Kiko doe.
From left, Christian McGill, Ron McGill, Jenny Zink and John Zink.
Buyers continued to pay top-dollar for high quality Kiko breeding stock at the Cream of the Crop Production Sale held Oct. 6 in Corydon, Ind. The sale, hosted by Goat Hill Kikos of Porum, Okla., and Egypt Creek Ranch of Sarah, Miss., included 12 guest consignors.
Fifty-four registered buyers paid a total of $108,075 for 118 animals. Average prices included:
• 7 purebred and New Zealand bucks averaged $975.
• 14 percentage does averaged $461.
• 47 purebred does averaged $787.
• 50 New Zealand does averaged $1157.
The high-selling goat in the sale was a daughter of Blue's Son consigned by John and Jenny Zink of Norman, Okla. She was purchased for $2,900 by Ron McGill of Triple M Kikos in Cicero, Ind.
The high-selling buck was a son of Iron Horse consigned by Linda Sparks and purchased for $1,425 by Stephen Walker of South Point, Ohio.
The high-dollar buyer was Brent Ballinger of Mill Creek Ranch in Bardstown, Ky.