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Archive for Sunday, August 5, 2001

Fair announces bids for champion livestock

August 5, 2001

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Douglas County Free Fair animals were auctioned off Saturday. Animals except rabbits received a base bid and a premium bid, which together added up to the sale total. Here's what the grand champions in each category sold for:

Market steer, owner Josie Polk of Lawrence, buyer Hy-Vee Food & Drug Store, base bid $886.20, premium bid $1,800, sale total $2,686.20.

Market sheep, owner John Brown of Baldwin, buyer Mid-America Bank and Hilco Mortgage Co., base bid $63.84, premium bid $500, sale total $563.84.

Market hog, owner Marla Metsker of Lawrence, buyer Penny Construction, base bid $132.55, premium bid $600, sale total $732.55.

Market rabbit, owner Taylor Stanley of Baldwin, buyer Flamingo Enterprises, premium bid $400.

Meat goat, owner Hunter Burkhart of Baldwin, buyer Baldwin State Bank, base bid $40, premium bid $600, sale total $640.

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