By Brandon Cline
Managing Editor 

WLCF Junior Livestock Sale nets over $96,000

 

Last updated 9/12/2019 at 12:22pm

Journal photo by Brandon Cline

Top FFA showmen at the Wheat Land Communities' Fair received awards and scholarships from Big Bend Electric Cooperative during the Livestock Awards on Sept. 1. From left: Dale Anderson, Thomas Rosen, Hayley Rushing, Jay Harder, Lexy Hamilton, Emma Hulett and Big Bend's Tia Kubik.

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...



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