Huntingdon County Junior Livestock Sale Tops $254,400

10/19/2013 7:00 AM

Buyers gathered in force Aug. 9 to support 4-H and FFA members selling their project animals at the 2013 Huntingdon County Junior Livestock Sale.

Called by veteran auctioneer Mark Glick, 477 animals went through the sale ring, bringing $254,458.06.

The grand champion steer, exhibited by Kayla Wright, sold for $3 a pound to Hoss’s Steak and Sea House. The reserve champion steer, exhibited by Gavrielle Walker, sold for $2.05 a pound to Tim Sunderland Auctioneering. The 38 market steers in the sale, including champions, brought an average of $1.57 a pound.

The grand champion dairy beef, exhibited by Nicholas Yocum, sold for $3.75 a pound to Morgan’s Excavating. The reserve champion dairy beef, exhibited by Jasmine Morgan, sold for $2 a pound to Kish Valley Buying Station. The 98 dairy beef steers in the sale averaged $1.46 a pound.

The grand champion market hog, exhibited by Cristina Kern, sold for $6.25 a pound to Bonney Forge. The reserve champion market hog, exhibited by Kelsey Dysard, sold for $6 a pound to VFW Post 5754. The sale’s 130 market hogs averaged $1.85 a pound.

The grand champion market lamb, exhibited by Alex Shultz, sold for $6 a pound to Jack and Janie Smith. The reserve champion market lamb, exhibited by Nick Brumbaugh, sold for $6 a pound to the Bedford Farm Bureau. The sale’s 77 market lambs averaged $2.57 a pound.

The grand champion market goat, exhibited by Abbey Cresswell, sold for $8 a pound to Hoss’s Steak and Sea House. The reserve champion market goat, exhibited by Chely Miller, sold for $5.50 a pound to AgChoice Farm Credit. The sale’s 69 market goats averaged $3.64 a pound.

The grand champion rabbit pen, exhibited by Nathan Soder, sold for $24 a pound to World Marketing. The reserve champion rabbit pen, exhibited by Brittany Morgan, sold for $21 a pound to Team Chevrolet. The sale’s 35 rabbit pens averaged $10.09 a pound.


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