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4-H’ers do well at livestock auction

Published: Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

OREGON – Proceeds from the Ogle County Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction during the Ogle County Fair, July 30 to Aug. 3 in Oregon, totaled $137,940.88.

Champion pen sales were: Casey DeVries of Forreston, chickens, purchased by Crop Production Services for $600.

DeVries’ reserve champions were purchased by Eastland Feed for $450.

Turkeys owned by Levi Eden of Oregon, sold for $200 to Burkardt’s LP.

The reserve champions, owned by Rebecca Eden of Oregon, were purchased by Cherry Valley Feed for $250.

Ducks, owned by Issac Charbonneau of Leaf River, went to Colbert Trucking for $600.

The champion rabbit meat pen, owned by Abby Mongan of Oregon, was sold to Curview Angus for $1,200.

Reserve champion rabbits, owned by Nathan Keys of Rochelle, were purchased by Anderson Feed Co. for $100.

Katrina Lowry of Oregon sold the champion meat goat wether to Anderson Feed Co. for $300.

Joel Marquardt of Oregon sold the dairy supreme basket to Floto Custom Forage for $700.

The champion lamb carcass, owned by Brooke Ewald of Byron was purchased by Mongan’s Machine and Oregon Healthcare for $420.

Kiirsten McIntyre of Stillman Valley sold the 130-pound grand champion market lamb to Soda Connection at $4.50 a pound for $585.

The 140-pound reserve grand champion was sold by Cole Cultra of Rochelle to Schier Trucking at $1.80 a pound for $252.

Zeke Horn of Rochelle sold the top-selling 120-pound lamb at $15 a pound for $1,800 to Norm Wills.

The average price per pound for lamb was $4.79, with 14 head of sheep sold.

The champion hog carcass, owned by Kyle Hemmersbach of Leaf River, was purchased by Seward Ag for $825.

The reserve champion, owned by Molly Duncan of Polo, went to Boyer Livestock for $1,102.50.

Kolton Myrvold of Monroe Center had the 230- pound champion market hog.

It was purchased by Maplehurst Farms at $2.50 a pound for $575.

The 260-pound champion market gilt, also owned by Myrvold, was purchased by Specialty Floors Inc. at $3 a pound for $780.

The top selling hog, at 265 pounds, owned by Rebecca Eden, was sold to the Eden Family Farm at $6 a pound for $1,656.25.

The average price per pound for hogs was $2.27, with 57 head of hogs sold.

The champion beef carcass, owned by Abbie Ring of Oregon was purchased for $1565.63 by Burkardt’s LP and $1,670 by Noon Farms.

The reserve champion, owned by Emily Hanlin of Byron, was purchased for $1,230 by Eickman’s Processing and $1,230 by Noon Farms.

Danielle Hagemann of Mount Morris sold the top selling, 1,095-pound steer, for $3,723 to Crop Production Services at $3.40 per pound.

There were 30 head of cattle sold with an average price of $2.16 a pound.

The auctioneers were Lenny Bryson and Mark Ebert. Lyle and Sheryl Hopkins of Public Auction Service kept track of the sale.

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