Archive for Monday, August 7, 2000

County youngsters sell fair projects at auction

August 7, 2000

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The Douglas County Free Fair had its annual 4-H and Future Farmers of America Livestock Auction on Saturday at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Here are the results:

The grand champion market steer was owned by Jackie Polk, Lawrence. It weighed 1,240 pounds and received a base bid of $806. It was purchased by Sallie Mae with a premium bid of $3,900 for a sale total of $4,706.

The reserve grand champion market steer was owned by Amanda Lohmann, Lecompton. It weighed 1,276 pounds and received a base bid of $829.40 It was purchased by Hy-Vee with a premium bid of $1,200 for a sale total of $1,967.52.

The grand champion market sheep was owned by John Brown, Baldwin. It weighed 133 pounds and received a base bid of $106.40. It was purchased by Hy-Vee with a premium bid of $1,100 for a sale total of $1,133.77.

The reserve grand champion market sheep was owned by Mark Flory, Overbrook. It didn't sell.

The grand champion market hog was owned by Flory. It weighed 250 pounds and received a base bid of $117.50. It was purchased by Hy-Vee with a premium bid of $1,000 for a sale total of $1,117.50.

The reserve grand champion market hog was owned by Morgan Trowbridge, Baldwin. It weighed 276 pounds and received a base bid of $125.49. It was purchased by Baldwin Junction Vet Clinic with a premium bid of $600 for a sale total of $725.49.

The grand champion market rabbit was owned by Morgan Grissum, Baldwin. It was purchased by Dr. Herschell Lewis with a premium bid of $275.

The reserve grand champion market rabbit was owned by Lauren Gilges, Baldwin. It was purchased by Poindexter Tire & Wheel with a premium bid of $175.

The 41 market steers, weighing a total of 50,677 pounds, sold for $52,444.39. The average base bid was $789.72 for a base total of $31,366.29. The premium paid on the 41 steers was $21,730.

There were 55 market sheep, weighing 6,302 pounds, sold for a total of $23,486.89. The average base bid was $88.29 for a base total of $4,550.59. The premium paid on the 55 sheep was $20,145.

There were 51 market hogs, weighing 12,764 pounds, sold for $22,719.35. The average base bid was $112.14 for a base total of $5,376.20.

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