WLCF Junior Livestock Sale nets over $96,000
Last updated 9/12/2019 at 12:22pm
The Wheat Land Communities' Fair Junior Livestock Sale recorded huge numbers on Aug. 31, as this year's auction grossed over $96,000, surpassing the totals from each of the previous three years.
The average prices per pound at the auction, by species, were: beef at $2.33 for 13 steers, swine at $4.68 for 34 hogs, sheep at $6.12 for 13 lambs, and goats at $4.29 for 7 goats.
Livestock Sale Treasurer Lori Williams thanked the "generous" buyers and supporters for investing in the area's youth in agriculture. For the fourth consecutive year, Connell Oil-Bronco Farm Supply was the auction's Plati...