LAMPETER, Pa. — During the West Lampeter Community Fair’s youth livestock sale on Sept. 28, 230 animals were sold for a total of $179,300.
The grand champion market steer shown by Justin Welk of Strasburg was purchased by Darrenkamps Food Market for $5,200. The reserve champion steer shown by Carter Hess of Conestoga sold for $2,550 to Shultz Transportation. In all, 15 steers were sold for an average of $2,720.
The champion 4-H market hog shown by Leah Welk of Strasburg was purchased by state Sen. Lloyd Smucker for $2,250. The champion FFA hog shown by Katrina Reiff of Pequea was purchased by Bill Fisher, owner of Strasburg Market Basket. In all, 105 hogs fetched an average sale price of $694.
The champion 4-H market lamb shown by Nate Binkley of Conestoga was purchased by JR Reynolds Inc. for $1,300. The champion FFA market lamb shown by Luke Hershey of Holtwood was purchased by Bill Fisher of Strasburg Market Basket. In all, 55 lambs brought an average price of $568.
The champion dairy beef steer shown by Abby Reiff of Pequea was purchased by Hess Mills. The reserve champion dairy beef shown by Victoria Herr of Millerville was purchased by Herr’s Fruit Farm for $1,050. In all, 13 dairy beef were sold for an average price of $975.
The champion market goat shown by Emily Witmer of Conestoga was purchased for $600 by Red Mule Performance. The reserve champion goat shown by Atalie Winters of Strasburg was purchased by Hess Mills for $650. In all, 42 goats brought an average price of $489.