Pedigree International has long felt its registered stock sets the bar for registered Savanna goats. The 2020 Savanna Spectacular Auction demonstrated the Savanna goat industry agrees, as the quality of stock turned heads around the country; with over 200 people in attendance from over 29 states, and another 200 online viewers through DVAuction, representing 35 different states. All participating saw an incredible lineup of animals that demonstrated the high standards of the Pedigree International breeders. In addition, all but one fullblood animal at the auction were DNA parent verified.
The auction results and turnout were as impressive as the stock and a testament to the trust, quality, and value people see in Pedigree International registered Savanna goats. Across 82 lots, the auction grossed just over $123,000. The average fullblood doe was purchased for $2,373, and the average fullblood buck brought $2,068. High percentage does averaged $678, and semen averaged $98/straw. The highest selling doe (RUT J759) went for $5,400 and the highest selling buck (RUT J737) went for $3,000. Both were consigned by Larry Rutledge of Texas Savannas, and both were bought by John and Barbara Barnhart of Barnhart Farms out of Ohio. The highest volume buyer designation went to Joe Jefferson of Tri J Farm.
The consignors want to thank all involved, including the wonderful team from Newby’s Auctions and Appraisals, the buyers, and the many helping hands that made this event possible and a great success.