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Junior Livestock Auction final results

By From page A12 | June 21, 2013

Total sales at this year’s Junior Livestock Auction were almost 14 percent higher than last year, with 233 lots sold for a total of $269,386.

Fifteen steers sold for an average price per pound of $3.47; 118 hogs sold for an average price per pound of $4.20; 48 lambs sold for an average price per pound of $5.30; 17 goats sold for an average price per pound of $8.54; 19 turkeys and chickens sold at an average price per lot of $552; and 16 rabbit pens sold at an average price per lot of $359.

The Supreme Champion Steer was sold by Payton Darrah, Southside Topnotch 4-H Club (1,300 lbs.). Buyers were Frank’s Body Shop, Meyer Ranch, and Scott and Monica Huston at $3.35 pound. The Reserve Supreme Champion Steer was sold by Emily Piland, Motherlode 49er’s 4-H Club (1,300 lbs.). Buyers were Dan and Carolyn Tindell, Federated Insurance, Hunt & Sons, and Thompson Toyota at $6.50 a pound. The FFA Champion Steer was sold by Grace Hawkins, Ponderosa FFA (1,300 lbs.). Buyers were Doug and Deanna Hawkins and Western Slope Health Center at $4 a pound. The FFA Reserve Champion Steer was sold by Emily Burnside, Ponderosa FFA (1,263 lbs.). The buyers were Patrick White and Rich Morin at $3.75 a pound.

The Supreme Champion Hog was sold by Olivia Vance, Ponderosa FFA (248 lbs.). The buyer was Finley Properties for $5 a pound. The Reserve Supreme Champion Hog was sold by Mary Costa, Ponderosa FFA (225 lbs.). The buyer was Safeway Store of Placerville at $3.50 a pound. The 4-H Champion Hog was sold by Jake Williams, Camino Go-Getters 4-H (271 lbs.). The buyers were Thomas and Danelle Hosman at $3.50 a pound. 4-H Reserve Champion Hog was sold by Elizabeth Bloxsom, Rescue Up N Comin 4-H (252 lbs.). The buyer was DG Granade Inc. at $6.75 a pound.

The Supreme Champion Lamb was sold by Zachary Schnetz, Dusty Dividers 4-H (128 lbs.). The buyer was Ken Pearson at $7.50 a pound. The Reserve Supreme Champion Lamb was sold by Courtney Hyden, Ponderosa FFA (144 lbs.). The buyer was Finley Properties for $6 a pound. The Reserve Champion 4-H Lamb was sold by Alyssa Short, Motherlode 49ers 4-H (133 lbs.). The buyer was Bel Air Markets at $5 a pound. The Reserve Champion FFA Lamb was sold by Emma Deal, Ponderosa FFA (120 lbs.). The buyer was El Dorado Savings Bank at $5.50 a pound.

The Supreme Champion Market Goat was sold by Tanner Lund, Ponderosa FFA (87 lbs.). The buyers were Lund Family Livestock, Nancy Ross, and Rich Pearson/R&S Hay Barn & Feed for $30 a pound. The Reserve Supreme Champion Market Goat was sold by Kristi Schnetz, Dusty Dividers 4-H (74 lbs.). The buyers were Bacchi Ranch and Big Horn Cattle LLC for $4.50 a pound. The Reserve Champion FFA Market Goat was sold by Caitlin Bandera, Ponderosa FFA (85 lbs.). The buyer was Safeway Store of Placerville for $4.50 a pound.

The Supreme Champion Rabbit Meat Pen was sold by Isabella Veffredo, Southside Topnotch 4-H. The buyer was Mellowood Vineyards at $400. The Reserve Supreme Champion Rabbit Meat Pen was sold by Sarah Strella, Ponderosa FFA. The buyer was Alan Cox for $350. The Reserve Champion FFA Rabbit Meat Pen was sold by Leah Craft, Ponderosa FFA. The buyer was Patrick White for $200. The Supreme Champion Rabbit Fryer was sold by William Winter, Southside Topnotch 4-H. The buyer was Julie Winter of Capital Property Management for $500. The Reserve Supreme Champion Rabbit Fryer was sold by Anna Hicks, Southside Topnotch 4-H. The buyer was Carries Chocolate Cowpatty Cake Co. for $400. The Reserve Champion FFA Rabbit Fryer was sold by Annie Hegarty, Ponderosa FFA. The buyer was Les Schwab for $250.

The Supreme Champion Poultry Meat Pen was sold by Sarah Neff, Dusty Dividers 4-H. The buyer was Food 4 Less for $300. The 4-H Reserve Champion Poultry Meat Pen was sold by Jesiah Neff, Dusty Dividers 4-H. The buyer was Finley Properties for $200. The FFA Champion Turkey was sold by Katelyn Gilroy, Ponderosa FFA. The buyer was Mellowood Vineyard for $500. The 4-H Champion Turkey was sold by Morgan Lowder, Shingle Springers 4-H. The buyer was Food 4 Less for $550.

Some purchased livestock was donated to local charities. Those included Calvary Chapel Georgetown Divide, The Upper Room, Green Valley Church, El Dorado Food Bank, Boys & Girls Club, and the Women’s Center.

Contact Dawn Hodson at 530-344-5071 or [email protected] Follow @DHodsonMtDemo on Twitter.

Dawn Hodson

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