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Andrea Divirgilio / October 31, 2012

1. Most expensive horse: Florida-born Colt

Price: $16 million

Most expensive horse: Florida-born Colt

Green Monkey, a 2-year-old Florida born colt has been sold for whopping $16 million to become the world’s most expensive horse, and is expected to move straight to the Kentucky Derby. Bought byDemi O’Bryrne, the horse has notably never raced, but has descended from 2 Kentucky Derby winners.

Most expensive horse: Florida-born Colt

The colt reportedly scored the fastest time among the 154 racehorses at Calder race Course.

2. Most expensive Buffalo Bull: Horizon from South Africa

Price: $3.25 million

Most expensive Buffalo Bull: Horizon from South Africa

A young 4 years and 10 month-old buffalo bull called Horizon with massive bowed horns measuring 130 cm long has been reportedly sold for $3.25 million, as stated by the South African Stud Breeders’ Association.

3. World’s most expensive dog: Red Tibetan Mastiff

Price: $1.6 million

Most expensive dog: Red Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff, also known as Do-khyi, is an ancient breed and type of domestic dog originating with nomadic cultures of Central Asia. An 11-months-old red Tibetan Mastiff puppy which stands nearly 3 ft. high and weighs over 180lbs, has notably grabbed the title of being the world’s most expensive dog after being sold for $1.6 million.

4. Most expensive Cow: Missy

Price: $1.2 million

Most expensive Cow: Missy

At Toronto’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, a trio of investors bought this cow, which is said to have exceptional sized hips, and delivers protein-rich milk, which could eventually help making the world’s most expensive cheese. However, Missy’s value is enhanced by the likelihood that she’ll pass those excellent genes on to generations of offspring.

5. Most expensive Sheep: Deveronvale Perfection

Price: $372,320

Most expensive Sheep: Deveronvale Perfection

Bred in Banffshire, an 8 month-old sheep Deveronvale Perfection bought by a fellow local sheep farmer becomes the world’s most expensive sheep sold at $372,320. Expected to be used for breeding in the hope of more than recouping the purchase price, the high price has been put down to the lamb’s strong physical attributes.

6. Most expensive Bull: Fabio

Price: $203,280

Most expensive Bull: Fabio

A Welsh farmer Glyn Vaughan has impressively sold his prize bull Fabio for a world record price of $203,280. The beast, pedigree name Dolcorsllwyn Fabio went for more than three times its estimate price.

7. Most expensive Bull: Charolais bull

Price: $168,950

Most expensive Bull: Charolais bull

Sold for a new breed record in Sterling recently, Vexour Garth is a 19-month old home-bred Charolais bull which traces his bloodline back to the great Maerdy Tally.

8. Most expensive lamb: Blackface lamb from Perthshire

Price: $144,750

Most expensive lamb: Blackface lamb from Perthshire

An offspring of $45,000 Midlock Eve and $48,250 Aitkenhead ram, a 12-month old blackface lamb was recently got sold for a record price by Perthshire-based Ian Hunter. Also, its twin was sold for $96,450 at the same sale. Notably, the buyers got attracted to the pair by their particularly strong bloodline.

9. Most expensive Sheepdog: Marchup Midge

Price: $13,500

Most expensive Sheepdog: Marchup Midge

An 18 month-old black and white sheepdog bitch was sold for a record price at Skipton, North Yorkshire. Already famed for her speed, algility, and calm temperament, this marvelous Midge coming from the family of outstanding champions, was reportedly sold to Suffolk shepherd Eddie Thornalley.

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