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Archive for Sunday, August 11, 1996

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August 11, 1996

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The grand champion market beef steer sold for $4,146.55 Saturday evening at the Douglas County Free Fair. The animal was owned by Carrie Edmonds of the Stull Busy Beavers 4-H Club.

Hy-Vee Food and Drug Stores, 3504 Clinton Pwy., purchased the 1,185-pound crossbred steer for $3,400 over the base total of $746.55.

Other grand champion and reserve champion livestock sold at the auction were:

  • The reserve champion market beef steer owned by Morgan Buttenhoff of the Stull Busy Beavers 4-H Club was purchased by Sallie Mae, 2000 Bluffs Dr., for a premium bid of $1,100 over the $722.30 base total. The Angus steer weighed 1,165 pounds and brought a total sale price of $1,822.30
  • The grand champion market hog owned by Sean Carriger of the Lone Star 4-H Club was purchased by Hy-Vee Food and Drug Stores for a premium bid of $900 over the $147.60 base total. The hog weighed 246 pounds and brought a total sale price of $1,047.60.
  • The reserve champion market hog owned by Travis Stanley of the Palmyra 4-H Club was purchased by Quail Unlimited for a premium bid of $700 over the $146.40 base total. The hog weighed 244 pounds and brought a total sale price of $846.40.
  • The grand champion market lamb owned by Jill Trowbridge of the Kanza 4-H Club was not sold. Trowbridge chose not to sell her animal and it was transported home Saturday.
  • The reserve champion market lamb owned by Kristy Wempe of the Clinton Eagles 4-H Club was purchased by Checkers Foods, 2300 La., for a premium bid of $425 over the base total of $105.30. The lamb weighed 135 pounds and brought a total sale price of $530.30.

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