Three 2013 Records Broken During Livestock Auction
Friday Jul 25, 2014 7:23pm
Steuben County 4-H Fairgrounds Angola, IN
By: Jim Measel
(CROOKED LAKE) - Three steer records from 2013 were broken on Friday during the annual livestock auction at the Steuben County 4-H Fair.
Hannah Buell broke her own record price of $4,600 for Dairy Steers as her Grand Champion sold for $6,000.
Caylee Bachelor also broke a record she set last year in Started Calves as her Reserve Grand Champion sold for $7,200. That broke the old record by $2,200.
The record for Dairy Feeder Steers was broken twice. The Grand Champion Steer owned by Skylar Clingan sold for $3,000 which broke Hannah Word's record price. Word later reclaimed the record when her Holstein Steer sold for $3,200.
As for the other top selling animals on Friday---
* Lane Waite had the top price for sheep as his cross wether sold for $775.
* Hunter Allen's turkey sold for $400
* Holly Zimmerman's market duck sold for $275
* The Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Broilers/Roasters showed by Ella Heifner and Joel Knox both sold for $325.
* Makailah Thompson's Laying Hen sold for $300.
* Reece Hunt's Reserve Grand Champion market goose went for $325 while his Grand Champion goat wether sold for $1,000.
* Stone Groosbeck's Beef Feeder Steer sold for $1,600
* Daniel Calderwood's Grand Champion Beef Steer sold for $4,400
* Francesca Clifton's Grand Champion in Goat Milk and Cheese went for $200
* Cameron Penick's Swine Grand Champion sold for $1,550.
* Tana Willibey's Grand Champion Started Calf sold for $4,600.
* Brook Creager's Grand Champion Rabbit sold for $200.
The total take from the auction was $208,805.
Hannah Buell's Grand Champion Dairy Steer went for a record $6,000 on Friday during the Steuben County 4-H Fair Auction.