Archive for Wednesday, August 9, 2000

Local 4-H’ers fare well during fair

August 9, 2000

The Douglas County Free Fair ended Saturday, but not before some of the participants turned their ribbons into money.

Baldwin youngsters fared well at the annual 4-H and Future Farmers of America Livestock Auction, which was Saturday night at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

Here are some of the results:

The grand champion market sheep was owned by John Brown, Baldwin. It weighed 133 pounds and received a base bid of $106.40. It was purchased by Hy-Vee with a premium bid of $1,100 for a sale total of $1,133.77

Morgan Trowbridge, Baldwin, owned the reserve grand champion market hog. It weighed 276 pounds, and received a base bid of $125.49. It was purchased by the Baldwin Junction Veterinary Clinic with a premium bid of $600, for a sale total of $725.49.

The grand champion market rabbit was owned by Morgan Grissum, Baldwin. It was purchased by Dr. Herschell Lewis with a premium bid of $275.

The reserve grand champion market rabbit was owned by Lauren Gilges, Baldwin. It was purchased by Poindexter Tire & Wheel with a premium bid of $175.

Other champion winners were:

The grand champion market steer was owned by Jackie Polk, Lawrence. It weighed 1,240 pounds and received a base bid of $806. It was purchased by Sallie Mae with a premium bid of $3,900 for a sale total of $4,706.

The reserve grand champion market steer was owned by Amanda Lohmann, Lecompton. It weighed 1,276 pounds and received a base bid of $829.40. It was purchased by Hy-Vee with a premium bid of $1,200 for a sale total of $1,967.52.

The reserve grand champion market sheep was owned by Mark Flory, Overbrook. It didn't sell.

The grand champion market hog also was owned by Flory. It weighed 250 pounds and received a base bid of $117.50. It was purchased by Hy-Vee with a premium bid of $1,000, for a sale total of $1,117.50.

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